Inbound Marketing Blog

The Retirement of the Old Sales Funnel

Posted by Mallory Daugherty on Oct 6, 2018 1:43:00 PM

It went by quickly. There were thousands of people, colorful lights, loads of excitement, and it all took place in the historic city of Boston. Though it sounds similar to Pearl Jam at Fenway Park, it was actually the annual Inbound conference, hosted by HubSpot. The four-day event brought together professional marketers and speakers to discuss current best practices for inbound marketing. During the second day of the conference, CEO and co-founder of HubSpot, Brian Halligan, delivered a keynote speech that bid farewell to one of the industry’s most trusted companions: the funnel.  

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Topics: Inbound Strategy, Sales and Marketing, Inbound Marketing

The Hows and Whys of Providing Excellent Service

Posted by Kelsey Meyer on Aug 28, 2018 1:00:00 PM

The easiest customer to get is the customer you already have. Keeping your existing clients returning is what builds a strong brand. Brand loyalty will keep them returning as well as bringing their friends. Surely, it was your intention to provide great service when you opened up the doors of your business; below is a list of how to get back to basics and make sure your service is better than ever. 

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Topics: Inbound Strategy

Can You Practice Inbound Marketing and Use Pop-ups?

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on May 31, 2018 2:34:00 PM

If you ask someone what they think of website pop-ups, you’re most likely going to hear that pop-ups are annoying. But the truth is that when used correctly, pop-ups can actually create a simplified conversion path and enhance user experience. In fact, pop-ups can be an important piece of an inbound marketing strategy that’s built to convert website visitors into leads for your business.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Inbound Strategy

Bring Your Old Business Blog Posts Back to Life & Increase Traffic

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Apr 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

In the world we live in, styles and trends are constantly changing, and THANK goodness for that! I’m sure we can all remember a few fashion faux pas committed in our past. The great thing about change is it presents us with an opportunity to revamp ourselves, our wardrobes, and even our blog content.

Over time, our blog posts can become stale, outdated, and inaccurate, but a little TLC can bring them back to life.

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Topics: Content Creation, SEO, Inbound Strategy, Business Marketing

Using Smart CTAs to Boost Your Inbound Marketing Results

Posted by Blue Frog Team on Mar 15, 2018 11:14:00 AM

Calls to action are among the most important tools when it comes to inbound marketing. CTAs direct people to take specific actions on your website and promote your landing page offers to help gain leads. But if you want to take CTAs to the next level, smart CTAs allow you to customize the experience that visitors, leads, and customers have on your website.

 

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Topics: Inbound Strategy

How to Build HubSpot's Topic Clusters

Posted by Blue Frog Team on Feb 20, 2018 3:52:00 PM

 What is a topic cluster?

Topic clusters and pillar pages go hand in hand but are not the same thing. A topic cluster is, as its name indicates, a cluster of subtopics that cover a range of information that relates to a core topic. It consists of pillar content, subtopics, and different articles to support it. If you want more information about pillar pages, read HubSpot’s article here.

 

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Topics: Inbound Strategy, HubSpot