How Sales Reps Can Use HubSpot's Account-Based Marketing Tools to Close More Deals

Posted by Josh Paul on Sep 2, 2020 11:53:54 AM

HubSpot users were thrilled when HubSpot released its target account feature set (a.k.a. account-based marketing or ABM tools) in May 2020. Although several of these features already existed in various areas of HubSpot, the compilation of these tools with a few new solutions create a one-stop shop for account-based sales teams. 

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Topics: HubSpot, Lead Management, Sales Automation

How to Use the "HubSpot Rule of Seven" to Create a Better HubSpot Admin Team

Posted by Josh Paul on Aug 27, 2020 12:41:37 PM

HubSpot is an incredibly powerful tool for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Its sales and marketing workflow automation can help your team contact the right prospects at the right time, without burdening your reps with additional CRM admin tasks. 

However, as a manager or c-suite executive, you probably don't have the time to learn HubSpot inside and out.

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Topics: HubSpot, CRM, Lead Management

Is the Cost of HubSpot Too Expensive? How to Think About HubSpot Pricing

Posted by Josh Paul on Jul 28, 2020 11:04:07 AM

"HubSpot is crazy expensive."

I hear this statement a few times every month.

Admittedly, when you combine your number of contacts, paid sales seats, and paid customer service seats, it is surely an investment for those who are serious about growing their business.

However, the "HubSpot is expensive" opinion is more about the person saying it than it is about HubSpot. Let me explain.

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Topics: HubSpot, Inbound Marketing

How to Set Up HubSpot Custom Properties Without Cluttering Up Your System

Posted by Josh Paul on Jun 30, 2020 9:59:41 AM

Your HubSpot CRM and marketing software only work to grow your company if it is set up for your specific business. For instance, start-ups are set up very differently than enterprise-level businesses. A real estate company needs a different configuration than a SaaS software provider. 

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Topics: HubSpot, CRM, Lead Management

How to Get Your Marketing Team Onboard to Optimize Your Sales Process in HubSpot

Posted by Josh Paul on Jun 18, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Traditionally, marketing and sales departments have a friendly, but hands-off relationship. If there is a problem with your marketing strategy, sales stays out of it and marketing tries to fix it. If there is a sales problem, sales does not want marketing involved in the solution process.

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Topics: HubSpot, CRM, Sales Process, Sales and Marketing Alignment

Three Sales Management Lessons for Managing Sales Teams Remotely

Posted by Josh Paul on Jun 16, 2020 9:38:22 AM

Let’s flashback to your sales team in the year 2019...

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Topics: HubSpot, Sales, CRM, Sales Process, Sales Efficiency

How to Use HubSpot Sales Dashboards or Leaderboards to Increase Revenue and Sales Rep Productivity

Posted by Josh Paul on Jun 11, 2020 9:42:41 AM

If you think your business’ data is simply about numbers or charts, you’re not seeing the full picture. And, if you think data is about looking backwards and creating important-looking slides for your next presentation, you are missing a big opportunity. 

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Topics: HubSpot, Sales, CRM, CRM Adoption, Sales Process, Sales Efficiency

How to Optimize Your HubSpot CRM Deal Stages

Posted by Josh Paul on May 29, 2020 6:35:34 PM

What if I told you that being an expert in the HubSpot platform is only a fraction of what you need to increase sales using the HubSpot CRM? You can spend your nights and weekends getting certified in every feature and button within the platform, but you still may not be fully confident that your HubSpot CRM is set up right for your business. 

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Topics: HubSpot, CRM, Lead Management, CRM Adoption, Marketing Automation, Sales Automation

HubSpot Workflows: 5 Pro Tips Before You Build Sales and Marketing Automation in HubSpot

Posted by Josh Paul on May 13, 2020 11:07:28 AM

News flash - HubSpot is no longer a marketing platform. 

This might be news to you.  Since HubSpot has done such a good job branding themselves as a leading marketing platform, it's really hard for them to convey that they are no longer simply marketing software. 

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Topics: HubSpot, Lead Nurturing, Lead Management, Marketing Automation, Sales Automation

How to Increase CRM Adoption

Posted by Josh Paul on Apr 30, 2020 1:25:51 PM

Getting your sales team to follow a consistent process and adopt your CRM and sales tools is critical to growing revenue at your company.

Confidence that the leads you generate will be converted into revenue is the holy grail for most executives.

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Topics: HubSpot, Sales, CRM, Lead Management, CRM Adoption, Sales Process