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Using your HubSpot Dashboard to Make Smarter, Data-Driven Marketing Decisions

I like to start each day by opening up the HubSpot marketing dashboards for each of my client accounts. I take a look at the numbers, the most honest assessment of how an account’s inbound marketing activities are performing.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Marketing Metrics, HubSpot

Breaking Down Marketing Automation: HubSpot vs. Pardot

 

As the digital landscape expands, more and more small to medium-sized businesses are utilizing marketing automation tools to take their sales process to the next level. Most often it seems that companies this size narrow their choices down to competitors HubSpot and Salesforce’s Pardot. Sarah Campagna of Launch Team, a HubSpot Partner, met with One Down Consulting’s Sarah Holland, an avid Salesforce and Pardot user. The two break down both tools’ offerings and share tips to consider for integrating marketing automation into your sales process for 2017.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Marketing Strategy, HubSpot

Beer & Blog: Growing Tech Companies through Inbound Marketing, with Chris Bihary

 

Chris Bihary, CEO and Co-Founder of Garland Technology, sat down with Michele Nichols in downtown Buffalo, near Garland’s new headquarters, right in the middle of Buffalo’s revival.

Chris shared the results of a shift to inbound marketing strategy and the ramifications on the rest of his business.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Sales, HubSpot, Beer & Blog (interviews)

Three Ways HubSpot Users Are Leaving Money on the Table

 

Questioning the value of HubSpot? Wondering when you’ll see ROI? Inbound marketing does produce results, but it takes work to get it right. HubSpot customers, especially those just getting started with an inbound approach, often leave money on the table. Here are the most common reasons:

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Marketing Strategy, HubSpot

Is HubSpot Worth It? The Answer Your CEO Doesn't Want to Hear

You’re nine months into a one-year contract with HubSpot, and suddenly your CEO has noticed the quarterly charge on the corporate card. He seems to have forgotten all of the “long game” conversations you had when you sold him on the idea and now just wants metrics. Is it working? What’s the ROI? Is it worth it?

The answer to these questions might be a simple and very common one: We haven’t put enough effort into it to actually tell.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Marketing Strategy, HubSpot

Summer Reading List: 5 Books That Will Help You Improve Sales from HubSpot

Summer is a time for road trips and lazy days. But that doesn’t mean we can’t learn a little, too. Looking to make the most of your car or beach time? Here are five quick reads to improve your HubSpot marketing ROI. Of course, we’ve already done the reading, so if you prefer the Cliff Notes, feel free to skim our takeaways.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, HubSpot

Celebrating 5 Years as a HubSpot Certified Partner

Launch Team Inc. is pleased to announce that we've been certified as a HubSpot Partner for the fifth consecutive year. This partnership enables us to offer the HubSpot CMS and CRM platforms to clients to improve their online marketing and sales.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Company News, HubSpot

Launch Solutions Team Member Attains HubSpot COS Design Certification

Congratulations to PLS Web Design Specialist Beth Shope for achieving HubSpot COS Design Certification! Beth completed approximately 20 hours of training, passed a comprehensive test and successfully completed a hands-on practicum in order to demonstrate her proficiency in the HubSpot COS platform and best practices.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Company News, HubSpot

Launch Solutions Earns HubSpot Certification for 2014

We are pleased to announce that Beth Shope, Katie Steelman and John Veckerelli have successfully completed HubSpot Inbound Certification! To be awarded this certification, Beth and John "demonstrated a mastery of the real-world application of inbound theory and practice using the HubSpot software."

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Topics: Company News, HubSpot

18 Months with HubSpot Inbound Marketing: Lessons Learned

Since becoming a HubSpot certified partner 18 months ago, a lot has changed. We’veHubSpot certified partner migrated our site to the HubSpot Content Management System (CMS), started a blog, and gotten a lot more serious about social media. We’ve created several content offers and downloads, implemented Calls to Action (CTA) throughout our site, built landing pages for each offer or CTA, integrated our email marketing with HubSpot, and set up lead nurturing emails (HubSpot calls them workflows because you can automate other things beyond triggering an email). We’ve also gotten used to looking at analytics more frequently and using the results to guide content development, SEO, and in many ways overall company strategy.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Marketing Mix, Social Media, Content Development, SEO, HubSpot