HubSpot’s free certifications are well known in the marketing world. Their Inbound Certification and HubSpot Certification have been around for years and have been completed by thousands of marketers. HubSpot recently released a new certification, the Inbound Sales Certification. This post will help you determine why this certification matters, whether you need to take it, and what it entails.
A few weeks ago I was shown a presentation by Adam Conover entitled “Millennials Don’t Exist!” that changed the way I think about generations. His presentation offers a humorous counter argument to the widely held stereotype of the millennial. In this post, I’ll share my reactions to his presentation, discuss the place of generational stereotypes in marketing, give you some of my biggest takeaways from Adam’s talk and give you the link to the video of his presentation to form your own opinion.
Building a steady stream of traffic to your website from search engines takes time and hard work. To be successful you have to consistently create compelling and well optimized content. But even if you achieve this, it’s no guarantee of success – negative SEO, while perhaps not common, is a threat to every website out there. This post will explain what negative SEO looks like, why you should care and what you can do to fight it.
The vast majority of people that stumble onto your website will probably stumble away never to see you or your brand again… That is, unless you use retargeting. This post will delve into what retargeting is, how it works and some ways that you can implement it to improve your overall marketing strategy.
Account-based marketing. It’s been around for a little while now, but isn’t getting the fan fair that other kinds of marketing like inbound and content marketing are receiving. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t work. According to SeriusDecision’s 2015 State of Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Study, while 92% of companies recognize the value of ABM, only 20% of companies have had an ABM program in place for more than a year. In this post I’ll uncover why ABM is so under utilized, and how you can use it to improve your digital marketing strategy.
Let’s face it, thinking up something that’s worth 5 minutes of someone’s day is harder than it sounds. It doesn’t take long to run out of ideas. To help you and me overcome this inevitable barrier to blogging greatness, I’ve compiled this list of more than 40 ways to find fresh blog ideas and get inspired.
Making sure your website is optimized will help you attract more visitors and help those visitors to have a better experience on your website. This post will show you some easy wins in your battle for an optimized website.
In May of 2015 Google rebranded “Google Webmaster Tools” as “Google Search Console.” Google Search Console is an integral and free tool for optimizing any website for search engines. This post will show you 4 ways that you can use Google Search Console to make your website more optimized. Do you need help setting up Google Search Console? Check out this post from Moz.
Buyer Personas can be a complex thing to get your head around. Marketers are all over the place when it comes to understanding them. This post will point you towards some resources for understanding, creating and improving your b2b buyer personas no matter where you are in your persona journey. Enjoy.
Some red flags to watch out for that may indicate your content marketing isn’t working to its full potential. mltcreative.co/2FilCSv
A simple diagram called the "Story Funnel Matrix" that can help you tell better brand stories. mltcreative.co/2EVGC3N
Ways to encourage more engagement and meaningful interactions in Facebook groups with the help of the news feed algorithm. mltcreative.co/2EPP9p1
How to possibly improve your organic search ranking by using keywords to influence Google's algorithm. mltcreative.co/2oj310o
Some methods for creating a better, more efficient content marketing strategy for your business. mltcreative.co/2olDK5J
A few self-help book recommendations with lessons that may enrich both your professional and personal growth. mltcreative.co/2ESrAf3
How to expand the boundaries of content marketing beyond just informative content. mltcreative.co/2odNy2K
Inspirational movies for modern marketers. mltcreative.co/2EDIJJc