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The Beginner’s Guide to Using Social Media for Business

Jun 7, '18 / by Christina Bockisch posted in Social Media

When you think of using social media for business, you probably think of all the cool, hip fitness, beauty, clothing and entertainment companies out there that share fun, creative content with their highly engaged...


How to Nail B2B Inbound Selling: Embrace Asking Tough Questions

May 31, '18 / by Beth Carter posted in Strategy

If “inbound marketing” was the buzzword of the last decade, “inbound selling” will surely be the winner for the next. It’s the next logical step in the journey to revenue. Whereas inbound marketing focuses on filling...


4 Steps for a Re-Engagement Email Strategy to Thaw a Frozen List

May 18, '18 / by Krista Elliott posted in Email Marketing

A big part of content marketing involves sharing your content with your mailing list. And it’s a solid tactic: Sending helpful, targeted content to a subscriber list is a great way to turn casual subscribers into...


What Are Pillar Pages and Topic Clusters? (And Why You Need Both)

May 11, '18 / by Christina Bockisch posted in Content Marketing, Strategy

It’s no secret search is changing. Just when you thought you understood everything about SEO, everything is different – again.

Part of what’s driving this change is that Google has gotten smarter with their search...


SEO Blog Optimization Tips: Should You Reoptimize Old Posts?

May 5, '18 / by Christina Bockisch posted in Content Marketing, SEO, Strategy

Even the pros occasionally hit a few foul balls.

A few months ago ­– although we’re an inbound marketing agency that specializes in creating outstanding, search-engine-friendly content – we noticed several of our...


10 Best Practices for Lead Generation Websites

Apr 28, '18 / by Christina Bockisch posted in Inbound Websites

In today’s digital-focused world, having a website isn’t an option – it’s a necessity. But it’s not enough to have just any website. You need one that will be a positive face for your company, meet the needs of your...


What Is GDPR and Should My Inbound Marketing Be GDPR Compliant?

Apr 21, '18 / by Beth Carter posted in Email Marketing, Strategy

Any company that collects any online data from any citizen of the European Union (E.U.) is impacted by the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law that will go into effect May 25, 2018.

GDPR is to date the...


Content Marketing ROI: How to Measure the Success of Your Content

Apr 12, '18 / by Christina Bockisch posted in Marketing ROI, Content Marketing

You’ve written optimized blog posts, created highly-targeted content offers and have a lead nurturing strategy in place. But is all of this paying off and adding revenue to your business’s bottom line?

Odds are, you...


How to Start Lead Nurturing with Automated HubSpot Workflows

Apr 6, '18 / by Beth Carter posted in HubSpot, Email Marketing, Lead Management

So a visitor came to your website and downloaded some content. Yay – you just generated your first lead!

Hold off on the champagne, though, because you're not done working yet. Leads aren't actually your goal ... ...


How HubSpot’s Inbound Sales Bootcamp Made Me a Better Inbound Marketer

Mar 31, '18 / by Beth Carter posted in Strategy

Over the last eight weeks, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to hang out with Dan Tyre and learn everything he knows about selling.

Officially, Dan – the genius and Executive Director who leads the business...


[New Data] Does Posting on Social Media via HubSpot Hurt Social Reach?

Mar 23, '18 / by Christina Bockisch posted in Social Media

Back in 2011, when I was a senior in college, I had an internship at a public relations firm doing social media. It was my first time handling social media for businesses, and I learned a ton about crafting content...


Content With Purpose: How to Align Content to the Buyer’s Journey

Mar 9, '18 / by Krista Elliott posted in Content Marketing, Strategy

My husband and I both bought jeans last week.

I did a ton of research online, looking to see what cut would be most flattering to my shape. Then, once I decided what style I wanted, I looked around to compare...