Takeaways from Inbound 2019: Insights for Your Marketing Company

By Philip BerardoSep 10, 2019

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It seems like only a few months ago Inbound 2018 was the big talk of the marketing industry. Well, it turns out that was actually a whole year ago! We previously covered last year’s Inbound event from HubSpot, and it was quite a game changer with the new inbound flywheel model. With the conclusion of Inbound 2019 last week, we wanted to share some of the key takeaways from the event.

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4 Email Marketing Best Practices You Should Be Following

By Philip BerardoJul 26, 2019

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Email marketing can carry a number of complications that prevent you from reaching a contact’s mailbox. The way you craft the perfect subject line, address the contact, and the content you’re sharing makes a big difference in determining your open and click rates. Failing to adhere to email marketing best practices can land your email a spot in a contact’s junk folder and increase unsubscribes as a result. Here are email marketing best practices you should be following.

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The Inbound Flywheel: How it's Making an Impact in B2B Marketing

By Philip BerardoMar 26, 2019

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When it comes to promoting your company online, there are numerous steps that can easily overwhelm your marketing team. Publishing content on a scheduled basis and tracking analytics is time consuming, to say the least. Another challenge comes from promoting your content and offers to the right people, based on their stage of the buyer’s journey. This is where the inbound flywheel can be a vital component to attract, engage, and delight your leads and customers.

We’ve previously shared the significance of the inbound flywheel and how it can benefit b2b SaaS companies. To best prepare your company for the next quarter of 2019, here’s how the inbound flywheel is making an impact in b2b marketing and sales.

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Why Your SaaS Company Should be Using the Inbound Flywheel Model

By Philip BerardoJan 11, 2019

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Developing a brand in a SaaS company requires a number of key steps. In order to increase your brand recognition, your marketing team must publish consistent content, manage email campaigns, and build a strong online presence. Your audience looks for an emotional connection to your brand, and it’s your job to deliver the quality and value they’re expecting.

If you’re struggling to resonate with your customers, it may be because you're not putting them at the forefront of your service at all. Here are some reasons why your SaaS company should be using the inbound flywheel model and how to apply it to your marketing strategy.

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Making the Switch from Funnel to Flywheel: More from Inbound 2018

By Philip BerardoSep 17, 2018

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It seems like every week there is something new in the world of inbound. We previously shared our key takeaways from the recent Inbound 2018 event; but we felt there was one topic that could use additional coverage. Here’s what you need to know about making the switch from the old sales funnel to the new flywheel.

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Tales from Inbound 2018: Key Takeaways from the Event

By Philip BerardoSep 10, 2018

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This year’s HubSpot-hosted Inbound event has come to a close; and there’s plenty of new strategies and concepts we’ve learned from the event. From hacking inbound sales and lead generation, to a new inbound marketing model from HubSpot, these are the takeaways from Inbound 2018 that will shape the future of marketing and sales.

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3 Key Strategies to Develop Your Topic Clusters

By Philip BerardoMay 31, 2018

 

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As the age of individual keyword ranking comes to an end, it’s time for digital marketers to make the transition to topics. Topic clusters were created as a response to Google’s algorithm changes, which now understand the context behind a search. Searches are more conversational as a result, since users are typing in longer phrases, as opposed to single keywords.

Topic clusters require a few critical elements, such as a pillar page, cluster content, and connected links. To get started with developing your topic clusters, here are three key strategies you can follow.

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HubSpot is Dropping its Keyword Tool. What’s Next for Inbound Marketing?

By Philip BerardoApr 12, 2018

By the end of this May, HubSpot will no longer be supporting its keyword tool. This is a result of updates to search engines, such as Google, which are following longer keyword phrases instead. Digital Marketers still have HubSpot’s Content Strategy Tool, and HubSpot is prepared to move beyond their outdated keyword tool. Here’s what you need to know about HubSpot’s upcoming changes.

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Why WordPress Remains a Top Choice for Securing Inbound Traffic

By Philip BerardoApr 06, 2018

New data has shown an impressive 30% of the top ten million websites on the Internet are currently using Wordpress. That means WordPress is making up about 60.2% of the market share for inbound, effectively placing it as a top choice for inbound traffic. Digital marketers, here are some reasons why WordPress remains at the top of inbound traffic.

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Tonight’s Championship Fight: Inbound Marketing vs Outbound Marketing

By Ryan TrabalkaJul 14, 2016

It is 2016 what are you doing?! Your outbound marketing efforts are making everyone rip their hair out. Many marketers still think, “Hmm let us just keep shoving these emails and ads in their faces and they will feel obligated to check us out.”

If you are one of these marketing “professionals” it is time to look up inbound marketing. Just like anything else in this world its adapt, or die. The buyers journey has significantly changed since businesses began marketing to their targeted customer demographics. Thanks to the internet, potential buyers are more informed than ever before.

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