Vendor Strategies to Help SMBs Capitalize on Marketing Automation

April 14th, 2015

This is the sixth and final post in a blog series discussing key marketing automation trends for SMBs. This series is excerpted from SMB Group’s December 2014 report, SMB Group Perspectives Report: Top Trends in Marketing Automation and How Vendors Are Helping … Continue reading

Choosing a Marketing Automation Solution That Works for Your Business: Vendor Solutions and Pricing

April 7th, 2015

This is the fifth post in a blog series discussing key marketing automation trends for SMBs. This series is excerpted from SMB Group’s December 2014 report, SMB Group Perspectives Report: Top Trends in Marketing Automation and How Vendors Are Helping SMBs to … Continue reading

Why Size Matters: How Marketing Automation Vendors Define the SMB Market

March 25th, 2015

This is the third post in a blog series discussing key marketing automation trends for SMBs. This series is excerpted from SMB Group’s December 2014 report, SMB Group Perspectives Report: Top Trends in Marketing Automation and How Vendors Are Helping SMBs to … Continue reading

SMB Adoption and Trends in Marketing Automation

March 23rd, 2015

This is the second post in a blog series discussing key marketing automation trends for SMBs. This series is excerpted from SMB Group’s December 2014 report, SMB Group Perspectives Report: Top Trends in Marketing Automation and How Vendors Are Helping SMBs to … Continue reading

“Must-Consider” Marketing Trends for SMBs

March 19th, 2015

This is the first post in a blog series discussing key marketing automation trends for SMBs. This series is excerpted from SMB Group’s December 2014 report, SMB Group Perspectives Report: Top Trends in Marketing Automation and How Vendors Are Helping SMBs to … Continue reading

HubSpot: From Breakthrough to Breakout

March 9th, 2011

I’ve been very impressed by HubSpot, which helps small and medium businesses (SMBs) optimize and streamline their inbound marketing programs (see my 2009 interview with HubSpot Marketing VP Mike Volpe) for a while now. Looks like others are impressed too—as … Continue reading

Getting in the Social Media Management Game

April 2nd, 2010

Social media management for small businesses is a very hot area. A few weeks ago, I posted a blog about social media management solutions available to help small businesses manage their online and social presence more efficiently and effectively. While this is … Continue reading

What is Social Media Management, and Why Should You Care?

March 8th, 2010

(Originally published on March 4, 2010, in Small Business Computing) What is Social Media Management? As described in the column “What is Social Networking, and Why Should You Care?” Internet-based social media make it easier for people to listen, interact, … Continue reading

Relevance of Marketing Tools/Media in Customer Acquisition

March 2nd, 2010

The topic of lead generation and the role of various media solutions in the lead generation process draw significant conversation. From a survey of small businesses done in the summer of 2009 and detailed in my blog, ‘GoToMeeting‘ from CitrixOnline … Continue reading