I love reading great writing, which is what we aim to deliver consistently on this blog. But sometimes you’re just looking for a compelling piece of data to plug into a presentation or support a point you’re making in your writing. Well, if that’s what you need today, then this post is for you.
Even though the two most popular social networks to emerge in the past few years (Instagram and Pinterest) revolve around visual content, there isn’t much data about what content performs best on these platforms. Because Instagram and Pinterest revolve around visual (not textual) content and their APIs are difficult to access, it can be challenging to […]
He became famous by creating a blog; his work is data-driven and based on statistical analysis; and he has disrupted the world of politics by applying science and information to a field where pundits and practitioners traditionally relied on an inefficient and outdated mix of voodoo, superstition, and intuition.
At HubSpot, we’ve been using social media as part of our inbound marketing strategy since before Twitter was born and back when Facebook was only accessible to students. Since then, we’ve accumulated a half-million Facebook fans and a quarter-million Twitter followers, been among the first businesses using Google+, and dove into Pinterest, Instagram, and more. […]
There are a ton of ideas out there on how to come up with content inspiration when you’re stuck. But my favorite content trick comes from customer Marcus Sheridan — and it’s so good, even the New York Times approves.
When it comes to the role of business blogging in inbound marketing, there’s no question that it fits quite nicely into the ‘Attract’ stage of the methodology. Because blog content makes excellent social media fodder and is naturally discoverable through search engines, it can be a phenomenal way to attract new visitors and prospects to your […]
Ever wake up on the wrong side of the bed? Of course you have. We all have. Ever wake up on the wrong side of the bed, and then have to be cheery? Like, interact in social media? Write an engaging blog post? Put together a lovable email marketing campaign? Ugh. Those are the times […]
Native advertising is all the rage these days. Companies like BuzzFeed and ShareThrough have based their business models on the notion that in-stream, organic-like content will save the day and finally allow everyone to retire those tired and underperforming banner ads to a nice tropical island far, far away.
Google’s pretty good at surfacing relevant content based on your search query. But sometimes you need something so insanely specific that a general keyword phrase doesn’t really do it for you, especially for marketers on the hunt for a specific piece of content. Enter the Google site:search. This allows you to search just one domain […]