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 […]
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 Ashburn HubSpot User Group (HUG) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Copy is everywhere. It’s the text on your landing page, the content of your promotional emails, and the words on your introductory brochure. If you produce something with the goal of driving sales, the words you use are copy. It’s meant to draw in readers, and it’s how most businesses today talk to their customers. And […]
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 […]
It’s no secret that sales funnels and content marketing strategies are becoming more automated than ever. As they do, the potential for misalignment between sales and marketing grows as well, potentially costing your company time, morale, and most importantly revenue. But using sales enablement solutions with the support of smart technology puts the power back […]
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Have you ever called a bank, insurance company or phone company, and spent needless time looping through automated phone systems, never talking to an actual person? Or, wasting time talking to someone who can’t actually fix your problem and then it takes days to escalate your issue and get a resolution? Customer service matters.