Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    HubSpot INBOUND 2021 Conference Preview: Auditing Our Pandemic Sales Habits

    It’s a bummer, but also fitting, that for the second straight year, HubSpot’s INBOUND will go all-virtual due to COVID-19.

    Topics: Strategy Lead Nurturing Email Marketing Lead Generation Lead Scoring leads trade show strategy LinkedIn INBOUND Conference

    How Ignoring On-Page and Technical SEO Undermines Your Business


    Did you know that by ignoring on-page and technical SEO, you could be severely hurting your website traffic? And when your traffic decreases, so does your potential to create leads and drive new sales.

    Topics: SEO Websites Inbound Marketing Lead Scoring Domain Authority

    The B2B SaaS Customer Journey, Demystified at Last

    Buyers’ journeys have been around, and understood, for quite some time. However, every time a new market emerges or a new company forms, relearning the potential customer’s buyer journey is imperative. 

    Topics: Social Media Small Business Lead Nurturing CTA Attract B2B Ecommerce Inbound Marketing Services Lead Scoring Statistics Inbound Sales Lead Flows Advertising Search Engines SaaS business

    What Is a SaaS Buyer Persona?

    If you’ve stumbled on this article, you’re probably reassessing the way you approach sales/marketing efforts and feeling a little unsteady. Perhaps one of your biggest sticking points is, “How do I reach the right people in a digital space with an intangible product?”

    A better question (or two): “What is a buyer persona, and how will it help me reach those people?”

    A buyer persona is a semi-fictitious profile of your ideal customer. It consists of market analysis, current customer data, and hypothetical situations. A buyer persona touches on key information that could affect your marketing message, such as: 

    • Demographics
    • Consumer behaviors
    • Consumer goals/objectives

    Although relatively similar, buyer personas and target markets are not the same -- buyer personas are much more specific. Furthermore, SaaS buyer personas are different from regular buyer personas. And SaaS buyer journeys and marketing strategies greatly differ from traditional marketing strategies.

    Here’s what you need to know about selling software as a service in the modern age.

    Topics: Buyer Persona CTA B2B Content Marketing Blogging Inbound Marketing Inbound Marketing Services Lead Scoring Statistics HubSpot Advertising online marketing plan

    How to Solve Your B2B Brand Awareness Problem

    In order for your company to succeed, you have to be recognized. Creating brand awareness for your B2B company will help drive business and increase sales.

    Is your B2B company the best-kept secret in the country? If so, I bet you would like to change that. Here's how.

    Topics: Attract B2B Blogging Analytics Inbound Marketing Services Brand Awareness Lead Scoring Statistics Inbound Sales Advertising Search Engines digital marketing

    7 Lead Nurturing Tips That Help Close More Sales

    Think back to your teens and early twenties, when you were paddling around in the dating pool. There were some real weirdos in there, right? (Maybe you were one of them.) 

    Topics: Close Strategy Lead Nurturing Email Marketing B2B Content Marketing Marketing Automation Buyer's Journey Inbound Marketing Lead Scoring

    10 Expert Lead Scoring Tips for More Effective Online Marketing

    What Is Lead Scoring?

    Lead scoring is a method of prioritizing leads - usually by their level of interest in your product and how good a fit they are for your company - to maximize the use of your sales and marketing resources.

    In other words, lead scoring keeps you from wasting your time and money on leads who aren't likely to make a purchase.

    Topics: Close Strategy Lead Nurturing Lead Scoring