HubSpot is one of those powerhouse marketing automation tools you’ve heard about and now you are the proud owner of a bouncing baby HubSpot account. Hooray! Yipee! Mazel tov! But what’s next? One of the things I see a lot? Businesses excitedly purchase HubSpot and then…nothing. Contact imports…more
Are Google My Business Posts a Thing?
Consider this: According to a HubSpot survey, 50% of people who find a business via local search will visit that business the same day. In addition, 76% of people searching for a service or product “near me” visit the business that they find in that search the same…more
Why Vertical Content Matters
It wasn’t all that long ago that the very idea of vertical video or content would send a shudder down most of the Internet’s spine. “For [expletive]’s sake, record in landscape” was an all-too-common comment under any viral cellphone video shot vertically. For decades, audiences consumed movies and…more
How to talk to Gen Z (No Cool Slang Required)
Marketers spent years trying to figure out how to reach Millennials and now that most businesses seem to have a grasp on the tech-savvy generation, the next generation has already begun coming of age: Generation Z. Members of Generation Z have a different relationship with the world than…more
Local Services Listing Page 101
We search for everything. In fact, there are over 1.2 trillion searches done on Google alone per year. Gone are the days of searching through yellow-pages or hoping advertisements for a provider will come in your mailbox. Nowadays nearly all searches for local businesses or services begin on…more
Generation Z: 5 Things Your Business Needs to Know
While marketers have been focused on what it takes to attract and engage Millennials, another generation is quickly creeping up and preparing their take over: Generation Z. Right now, Generation Z represents more than 25% of the US population. This demographic’s buying power is only increasing and by…more
How to get the most out of LinkedIn for lead generation
As far as B2B marketing goes, there are few social media platforms that are as effective as LinkedIn for lead generation. In fact, of all the leads generated through social channels out there, LinkedIn is responsible for generating 80%. Of course, in order to generate new leads via…more
What is a PPC Ad Quality Score?
Pay-per-click, PPC, traffic creates about 50% more lead conversion than organic traffic. The 3 paid ads at the top of the search engine results page (SERPS) get 46% of the clicks for the entire page. 65% of the clicks made on PPC ads are by customers who make…more