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Move That House and Incorporate an Inbound Strategy!

Posted by Carole Mahoney  8/30/13 1:06 PM

Tales from the floor of #inbound13

If you were one of the dozen or so people I had more than a passing conversation with at this year's Inbound Conference, you likely heard me mention at least once, "This is a blog post." Here is one of those tales.

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Topics: inbound marketing, inbound, sales and marketing strategy, inbound sales

Social Selling Tips from a Pile of Wood

Posted by Carole Mahoney  8/27/13 1:00 PM

Plus Another Key Takeaways from #Inbound13

One of the books I read recently was Small Town Rules: How Big Brands and Small Business Can Prosper in a Connected Economy. There are lots of great lessons and tips for both small businesses and enterprises to grow in the connected economy. It reminded me of all the things I had experienced and observed living and working in a small town.

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Topics: inbound, social selling, sales tips

#Inbound13 Summarized in a Fortune Cookie

Posted by Carole Mahoney  8/23/13 12:20 AM

My Head Haunting Insight for Other Entrepreneurs

This year marks the 5th year I have gone to Hubspot's now named "Inbound" conference (I think). In the years prior, it was done as part of another conference, then became it's own separate gig for Hubspot's customers and partners. As it has started to become a movement, it's become like the proverbial snowball rolling downhill. 

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Topics: inbound, entrepreneur

Is it too late for Inbound to Help Chambers of Commerce?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  8/1/13 11:30 AM

In college, I took many marketing research related classes. In one class we had to help a small business determine their market, the size, demographics and marketing plan. Not surprisingly, my satelite campus had many entrepreneurs taking that class to help them figure out their business plan. The teacher had us break into groups and do the assignment together. We had only a few weeks to put our findings down on paper. For one local entrepreneur, her small business was new to the area. She didn't know where to start. I went to the local chamber of commerce web site and found demographic data on the area, places she could rent for office space, even events that would connect her business to others in the community.

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Topics: inbound, market research, inbound networking

The Inbound Culture Affect on Customer Engagement

Posted by Carole Mahoney  7/14/13 8:21 PM

The past few months I have talked to a lot of non-profit associations, advocacy groups, Chamber of Commerce and even read the 60 page "2013 Membership Marketing Benchmark Report" at least three times now (ok, skimmed it slowly). And even though it is a survey for membership organizations, the goals that 74% of all types of associations share with 21st century businesses seem the same.

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Topics: inbound, customer retention, customer acquistion, customer engagement

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