Inbound Marketing Blog

What Is CRM Software and Why Is It Important?

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Oct 18, 2017 3:35:35 PM

Manually keeping track of potential and existing customers’ contact information across multiple spreadsheets and having random notes in different places can quickly become overwhelming and difficult to manage. CRM software is an invaluable tool  that will help you more easily manage and organize your data as your business continues to grow and scale.

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Topics: Sales and Marketing, HubSpot

My Key Takeaways from HubSpot's INBOUND17

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Oct 18, 2017 11:04:00 AM

I’m happy to say that INBOUND17 did not disappoint! HubSpot’s annual conference is a firehose of valuable information, and I was a sponge soaking up current best practices and helpful marketing tips and tricks. So, without further ado, here are my key takeaways from this year’s successful event.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, HubSpot

Start Running Facebook Lead Ads Within HubSpot

Posted by Laura Stroup on Oct 17, 2017 1:29:02 PM

If you’re a HubSpot user, you may have noticed that under the content tab in your dashboard, there’s now a tool called "ads." This is not the HubSpot Ads add-on that costs $100/month, but rather, this is a FREE tool that allows you to run Facebook lead ads right in HubSpot!

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Topics: HubSpot

Why Your Website Should Be Accessible on Multiple Platforms

Posted by Elle Scott on Oct 12, 2017 9:02:00 AM

We all know it’s true: the increasing use of technology and smartphones was only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to consumers accessing information anywhere at any time. According to Smart Insights, Americans spend approximately 71% of their online time using their mobile devices. (That means chances are you are reading this post through your mobile device right now!)

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Topics: Web Design

How to Develop a Content Calendar

Posted by Sarah Hoch on Oct 10, 2017 7:01:00 PM

Content-driven marketing is becoming increasingly popular by the day, but it’s not enough for businesses to simply generate compelling content. You need to develop an overall content strategy and plan of execution to make sure all of your great content doesn’t go to waste.

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Topics: Content Creation

The Top 3 Things I Learned at HubSpot's INBOUND17

Posted by Laura Stroup on Oct 2, 2017 3:45:09 PM

HubSpot’s annual INBOUND conference was September 25–28 in Boston this year, and as expected, the conference was filled with valuable information on new technology and best practices. Here are the top three things I learned this year that were valuable for me as an advertising manager and technical HubSpot manager.

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Topics: HubSpot

5 Web Design Trends in 2017 and Beyond

Posted by Adam Gray on Sep 26, 2017 12:49:49 PM

Is your website looking a little outdated? It might be time to check out some of the latest web design trends that have been on the rise in 2017. From graphic styles to emerging technologies, web design is an ever-changing field. Check out these five trends of 2017 that Blue Frog has seen in graphic and web design!

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Topics: Web Design

How to Make Your Content Stand Out in the Crowd

Posted by Sarah Hoch on Sep 21, 2017 4:07:00 PM

In today’s world of technology and easy access to more information than you could ever possibly need, standing out is harder than ever. Creating content that will get the read over other resources covering the same topic can be difficult. Today, we will give you a recipe to help you create great content that will help you get the click.

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Topics: Content Creation

Develop a Link Architecture to Enhance Your SEO Efforts

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Sep 20, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Search engine optimization (SEO) isn’t just about developing content and keyword stuffing anymore. It’s about developing connections, and search engines like Google have updated their algorithms to favor topic clusters.

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Topics: SEO

5 Traits of the Best Email Subject Lines

Posted by Laura Stroup on Sep 15, 2017 2:39:25 PM

People get TONS of emails every day—newsletters, promotional offers, event invitations, and more. All these emails can be overwhelming, and most people only open the emails that truly speak to them and delete the rest.

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Topics: Business Marketing