HubShots Episode 58: #Inbound16, HubSpot Academy Updates, Finding your Twitter voice, Content that gets shared

HubShots 58

Welcome to Episode 58 of HubShots!

Welcome to HubShots, the podcast for marketing managers who use HubSpot hosted by Ian Jacob from Search and Be Found and Craig Bailey from XEN Systems.

Recorded: Monday 07 November 2016 | Published: Saturday 12 November 2016

Welcome to the Election Episode

Shot 1: Inbound Thought of the Week – less than 14 hours left!

Looking forward to Charles Duhigg – just read his book The Power of Habit – tons of interesting insights into how people can reset their habits for better productivity and achievement.

Join the HubShots Facebook Group:

We had a bit of an early taste – visiting the HubSpot offices this morning, running into Luke Summerfield, Bertie, Mo, Varun, Brent, Ryan, Kat, Angus, Madison

Shot 2: HubSpot Feature/Tip of the Week

HubSpot’s new learning centre – for managing all your certifications

Another reminder to do the training – so much good content.

Takeaway: never say things along the way about talking about the releases.

Shot 3: Challenge of the Week

How Slack uses Twitter:

Document a process for how you ‘speak’ on each of your company channels.

Shot 4: Stat of the Week

INBOUND is sold out!  I heard from a birdy that there is around 20,000 people attending this year!

Shot 5: Opinion of the Week

A contrarian, but I think accurate, look at how Google is destroying the search ecosystem:

Shot 6: Pro Tip of the Week

What types of content get shared:

Our research identified five content types that have the potential to achieve both high numbers of shares and high numbers of domain links. These are:

  1. Authoritative content that answers popular questions, such as ‘what is ..?’
  2. Strong opinion posts and political posts
  3. Content that provides original research and insights
  4. Content that leverages a trending topic but that also provides practical insights
  5. Authoritative news content on new products or developments

Shot 7: Resource of the Week

Lead scoring and nurturing:

Although it covers a different product – Drip – the approaches he goes through are well worth reviewing.

Particularly understanding lead nurturing versus customer nurturing, and also the different types of nurturing that apply to early startup companies versus established companies.

Shot 8: Updated Mobile App of the Week

Some updates to the HubSpot all in one mobile app for iOS

What’s New in Version 2.5.1

– New GrowthBot widget, the chatbot for marketing and sales

– You can now send tracked email from the app


Shot 9: Mobile App of the Week

Life Cycle

Life Cycle automatically tracks your time and maps your life.  Best part is it uses only 1% of your battery.

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Shot 10: Podcast of the Week

HubnSpoke by the team at The Kingdom:

Adam Steinhardt and Zaahn Johnson

Shot 11: Quote of the Week

Directly from the new HubSpot office in Boston.

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Success is making those who believed in you look brilliant.

~ Dharmesh Shah

HubShots Episode 58

Craig Bailey

Craig is the Founder and Technical Director at XEN Systems. He’s been involved in IT, web development and digital marketing for more than 25 years.

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