Ever take an educated guess at something, only to find out that you were way, way off? Yeah, that was me trying to come up with line items for a “Branding & Creative” budget template. As it turns out, modern creative teams that want to stay on the cutting edge of design, video, and other […]
April Fools’ Day is upon us once again. Companies everywhere will postpone their daily tasks to partake in the tomfoolery that is April 1st. If this year is anything like the last few years, we can expect a lot of product releases, update announcements, and a multitude of elaborate pranks from Google.
In almost any organization, Sales and Marketing have the same arguments. Sales wants more leads — they have quotas to hit, after all. Marketing believes they’re sending Sales plenty — they just want Sales to actually work the leads they’re sending.
Last year, research from Aberdeen’s Trip Kucera projected 2013 to be the year of personalized content. 86% of the marketing executives studied by Aberdeen said they planned to develop a process to map content assets to buyer personas that year. For the vast majority of companies we talk to, however, personalization has stayed largely in
Created after the Glasspockets project, GrantCraft has produced a new guide for nonprofits that we should all get familiar with. The goal? To help define what information should be shared, and how to share it in an accessible and timely way. While there isn’t a standard playbook for all foundations to be transparent, GrantCraft, an
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A few weeks ago, a couple HubSpotters and I were talking about something people do all the time, but shouldn’t. You’ll be in a meeting with your team, and suddenly it comes time for you offer up your opinion. “I could be wrong, but I think …” or “I just want to say …” or
With more than 259 million users, LinkedIn is the most popular social network for professionals as well as one of the top social networks overall. Are you using it to its fullest potential? While new social networks are sprouting up constantly, LinkedIn is a powerful platform that often gets underutilized or put on the back […]
If you’re serious about maximizing your investment in marketing, you’re probably at least trying to optimize your landing page conversion rates. You’re doing all the right things — split testing, trying different copy, rearranging page elements, and testing again. What if I told you all of those things, the