14 of the Best Meeting Scheduler Tools to Organize Your Day

We complain about spending countless hours in unproductive and mismanaged meetings. But the greater crime is all the wasted time we spend scheduling the meeting. The endless back-and-forth communication and steps — reviewing calendars, finding out the best place to meet, setting up a call-in number, adding the meeting to the calendar, and inviting all the necessary attendees. The process makes your meeting a hassle before it even starts. Effortlessly scheduling meetings without the annoying back-and-forth emails. Get free access to HubSpot Meetings here. Whether you’re trying to find the perfect window of time to catch up with your busy…

You’ve likely heard of Software as a Service, or SaaS. A SaaS company sells software to a user as a subscription. Along with that subscription, the software company provides technical support, customer service and upgrade options to maximize their customers’ ability to use their software. HubSpot is an example of a SaaS company. We sell (darn good) marketing, sales, and service software so you can use them to grow your business. But there’s just one problem … Over time, we’ve learned that things aren’t so linear and consumers rarely use just one software to satisfy all of their needs. Instead,…

Page Speed Optimization: Metrics, Tools, and How to Improve — Best of Whiteboard Friday

Posted by BritneyMullerPage speed has always been a crucial part of SEO work, and as more companies make the shift to online operations, optimization becomes more important than ever. However, it’s a complex subject that tends to be very technical. What are the most crucial things to understand about your site’s page speed, and how can you begin to improve? To help you answer these questions, we’re sharing this popular episode of Whiteboard Friday (originally published in February 2019) where Britney Muller goes over what you need to know to get started. Click on the whiteboard image above to open a…

As a writer, I’ve never been very good at math. I know … shocking. Most marketers can relate, because as a bunch, we tend to be better at English and history than math and science. However, as a marketer, we need to be able to analyze data and calculate the effectiveness of an article or campaign, even though math might not be our strong suit. One of the calculations we need to run and metrics we need to track is return on ad spend (ROAS). Below, let’s review ROAS. In this post, we’ll discuss what ROAS is, how it’s different…

Behind the Scenes at MozCon Virtual

Posted by Dr-PeteRe-imagining MozCon hasn’t been easy. I won’t lie — I’ll miss seeing so many of you in person, and, yes, I’ll miss the magic of the big stage. We’re working hard to make this year special, including leveling up our speakers for their remote sessions. I recently shared my own set-up on Twitter: This stirred up quite a bit of interest in our set-up and equipment list, so thanks to Cheryl on our events team for filling in the blanks for me, and thanks to our amazing A/V partners at Seamless Events for helping this all come together. Also, many thanks to our speakers…

How to Develop a Successful Marketing Mix Strategy [+ Templates]

One of the first things you’re taught in your Introduction to Marketing class is that marketing can be best explained using the marketing mix — also known as the four P’s. They are — and say ’em with me, because if you took that class, you know these four words by heart: Product Price Place Promotion One of the first things you’re taught in your first marketing internship or job, however, is that marketing entails so much more than can be simplified in a four-section marketing mix matrix. Still, there’s an undeniable benefit of marketing teams organizing their work into…

5 Email Testing Tools to Try (& What to Test on Them)

A/B testing is one of those techniques that, if you have enough volume to give you significant results, is pretty much guaranteed to generate better results from your marketing. Email marketers have known this for ages, but what drives me nuts is that they waste their time on tiny little tests — instead of tackling some of the bigger, more exciting tests that yield real insights and improvements. In fact, MarketingSherpa’s email survey found that subject lines are still the most commonly tested element in email marketing. Meaning that those few words that get your subscribers to open your emails…

The Ultimate Guide to Social Testing

As marketers, we know the importance of making data-driven decisions. The more data we know about our audience — from how many are being reached to how many engage with our content — the more we’re able to make effective marketing moves. Having the numbers to back up marketing strategy is almost as important as the strategy itself. If numbers aren’t your favorite thing to calculate, that’s not a problem (thankfully). There are so many strategies and automation tools to back up those tough marketing choices effectively — no math needed. For instance, let’s say you’re running a social media…