Well, it’s March again. For many of us, March 2020 marks the last time business felt “normal.” Even though many companies have gone back to their offices physically, the impact of the changes to sales and marketing can still be felt. In fact, there are some things that changed about how we do marketing and sales that are permanent.
One of the most critical elements of a modern sales and/or marketing strategy is alignment with the other department. Sales and Marketing alignment has always been a vital part of successful business strategy, but with a lot of teams moving to all virtual (or at least less in-person) communication this year, having this process automated and agreed on is even more critical. In this guide you'll find ten steps to better align your team using HubSpot automation tools.
In the past, sales and marketing used to operate as two completely separate entities, with two completely separate goals, and two completely separate KPIs. Not anymore. These days, the alignment of sales and marketing teams in any B2B organization around shared goals, KPIs, and strategies is critical to the success of both departments.
So you’ve purchased HubSpot Marketing Hub – now what? It’s time to start setting up all of your new tools. There are so many features included in all levels of the Marketing Hub and each one will help benefit your organization in a different way. But if you don’t have a HubSpot expert working in your business, it can be overwhelming to try implementing everything at once. It’s best practice to start with the most critical tools and features from there.
In case you hadn’t heard about it, every year since 2012 HubSpot has hosted INBOUND, an interactive, educational conference for users, partners, and industry professionals that takes place in Boston, MA. This year, INBOUND played host to around 26,000 attendees and featured some big names on it’s keynote speaker list (we’re talking Elizabeth Gilbert, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Janelle Monae, Alexis Ohanian, Katie Couric, and more). Also this year – I was there!
So, you’re thinking about hiring a digital marketing agency? You probably wouldn’t be on our site reading this if you weren’t. Through your research, you’ve certainly read a lot about what a marketing company can do for you – but have you heard anything about what it’s actually like to work with one?