The Dos and Don’ts of Marketing During COVID-19

With many states beginning to ease their stay-at-home orders and reopen non-essential businesses, now’s the time to revisit your marketing strategy. However, marketing during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t as simple as do or do not. If you’re like many of your small and medium-sized business (SMB) counterparts, you put the brakes on your marketing plans when […]

Top 3 Ways to Increase Marketing Efforts (not budget) During a Global Pandemic

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the US rise, so do the number of businesses being forced to close. Following California and New York, 38 states enforced the “shelter-in-place” or “stay-at-home” order, requiring almost 90% of Americans to remain at home for the next few weeks, and while some areas begin to open, […]

Why You Should Rethink Your Marketing Strategy During A Global Pandemic

Recently, the term “Non-Essential Business” has taken on a new meaning, becoming the most undesired and unexpected news for businesses both big and small. With so much uncertainty, surrounding the economy in 2020, many companies have chosen to pull back, looking for ways to minimize expenses and cut costs. We don’t blame them, many simply […]

Qualifying Prospects – How Your Agency Can Assess Mutual Fit

Qualifying prospects for mutual fit is crucial. The more qualified leads you’re able to identify, the more potential business your agency can win. However, identifying and qualifying these “good fit leads” can be a struggle; as buyers are empowered with the ability to research and  make assumptions about your product or service without ever having […]

Is Your Business Prepared For The California Consumer Privacy Act? Industry Experts Offer Advice

Scheduled to go into effect, January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) promises to be the most robust consumer data protection law the United States has ever seen. This far-reaching, groundbreaking legislation has the potential to affect nearly every for-profit business, regardless of where they are located. CCPA: What you need to know […]

Using Personalization & Smart Content to Drive Engagement

Today’s buyers are inundated with digital content. They’ve become extremely selective about what they consume and, as a result, competition for attention is at an all-time high. But with so much content being created, how can you ensure that your brand doesn’t get lost in all the digital noise? The answer? Use personalization and smart […]

Incorporating the Flywheel into the Buyer’s Journey

Today’s buyers are in control and are more empowered than ever before. Traditional purchasing and customer loyalty have changed dramatically and it is up to you to evolve your marketing, sales and customer service around this new way of buying.  Inbound is a business philosophy that is centered around helping people, sharing your knowledge, and […]

A New California Privacy Law Could Affect Every U.S. Business—Will You Be Ready?

In our data-fueled world, we’re seeing a record-breaking number of breaches. Take, for example, Facebook’s 2018 breach of 50 million accounts. In 2019, the social media company made the news again, when 540 million user records were exposed on Amazon cloud servers. Unfortunately, data exploitation is not isolated to specific industries. For example, hackers gained […]

Turning Cold Calls Into Warm Conversations – A guide to heating things up

If you’re like most sales reps, you will spend a huge chunk of your time on your phone trying to develop new business. And, like most sales reps, you may make the same mistake over and over again… cold calling. The days of call, click, repeat are over. Who wants to snuggle with a cold […]

Ashburn HUGS Q2 Recap: Latest Trends in Marketing, Sales & Service

The Ashburn HubSpot User Group hosted Sam Hirold, Principal Channel Consultant at HubSpot to discuss the latest trends in marketing, sales, and service, and how to stay ahead of the game in today’s highly competitive market. Below are some key takeaways Sam shared on how to retain (or gain) your company’s competitive advantage. It’s not […]