Drive Additional Inbound Leads With These 4 Rules for Mobile Marketing

Pragmatic Marketing

When 80 percent of Internet users own smartphones, it is no surprise that mobile marketing has quickly become one of the leading sources for generating inbound leads. This tactic is fast and effective at delivering solid inbound leads to new businesses. By Sophorn Chhay.

Inbound Marketing is actually just a myth…

The Product Coalition

I have traditionally been a believer that any form of marketing other than what is classified as, “Inbound” is typically a waste of money and time. As I think about it however, I actually think that this idea of, “Inbound marketing” is actually a bit ridiculous. HubSpot defines inbound marketing this way: “Since 2006, inbound marketing has been the most effective marketing method for doing business online. A little further down the page they ask, “What is inbound?”

The All-in-One Product Manager

The Product Coalition

Should you split between inbound and outbound product managers? The rationale behind this split is that the outbound work requires more business-oriented thinking and the inbound work requires more technical thinking. outbound product-management inbound product-manager product-owner

The Phenomenal Product Manager: Product Marketing versus Product Management

280 Group

The easiest way to think about the difference between these two is to think of them as inbound and outbound. The article is a synopsis of The Phenomenal Product Manager: Chapter One , written by Brian Lawley.

All I know is coding. Can I become a Product Manager?

B2B Product Management

As you can see in the picture, these categories are inbound and outbound Product Management. This division between inbound and outbound PM duties is much more pronounced at larger companies. If you are an inbound PM, you might want to take steps to get into an outbound PM role.

Optimizing internal product communications

Folding Burritos

Think about it as either inbound or outbound comms. A lot of our time as PMs is spent communicating with other people in our organization.

Dear Strategy: 058 SEO, SEM, and Other Marketing Strategy Trends

Dear Strategy

Inbound and Outbound Marketing. I should start this part of the answer by referring to an article that I wrote back in 2015 entitled, “Back In My Day…” or The Real Difference Between Inbound and Outbound Marketing. In it, I went on about the fact that the terms “inbound” and “outbound” marketing have recently taken on much different meanings than they did when I was coming up in the marketing world.

8 steps to craft a winning sales strategy, according to industry leaders

Inside Intercom

When done correctly, your sales strategy will help your sales team execute with focus – SMB or enterprise, inbound or outbound, hunting or farming. Let’s take inbound sales and outbound sales, for example. Inbound and outbound require vastly different skills and workflows.

Go with the Flow: How to easily measure and improve user flows

The Product Coalition

Via distinct arrows, where thickness indicates number of navigations, user flows show you the inbound and outbound journeys for every screen and popup within your app. Are there inbound screens to Login other than the splash/opening screen? It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.

Announcing three brand new features to help scale your support

Inside Intercom

As a business grows, so does the number of inbound conversations they receive, often exceeding their real-time capacity to support. As your business scales, automatically triaging inbound conversations is a key piece of the puzzle.

Data-driven sales: 18 sales KPIs and metrics to grow your revenue faster

Inside Intercom

For our inbound leads – new leads that are generated by marketing activities – we track: Sales eligible lead delivery: The total number of inbound leads across all channels that are passed from the marketing team to sales based on shared qualification criteria.

How to Implement GTD using OneNote

Joe Cotellese

Getting stuff into my inbox via Email is handled using the “ New inbound Email” trigger and the “One Note” action within Zapier. Set the Trigger to “New inbound Email” This will create a unique email address that you can use to send content into Zapier.

How to Enhance Your Product Management Super Powers

Revulytics

These roles are called inbound product managers and outbound product managers, or technical product managers and strategic product managers. As you pause for a moment to take a sip from your “I’m a Product Manager, What’s Your Super Power?”

Capture your invisible pipeline of sales leads

Inside Intercom

The most common way to think about leads is to put them in two buckets: inbound and outbound. And unlike your visible pipeline of inbound and outbound leads, your invisible leads can’t be called or emailed.

How customer service chatbots are redefining support with AI

Inside Intercom

With close to 200 inbound chats coming in daily and a lean support team, they wanted to implement Answer Bot to help automatically resolve repetitive questions they were getting like “Which banks do you support?” Artificial intelligence is radically redefining the customer service landscape.

Go with the Flow: How to easily measure and improve user flows

Appsee

Via distinct arrows, where thickness indicates number of navigations, user flows show you the inbound and outbound journeys for every screen and popup within your app. Via user flows, we recommend that you drill down to the inbound and outbound journeys from these specific screens, and ask the following questions: Is there a high percentage of users quitting the app just before the Payment screen? Are there inbound screens to Login other than the splash/opening screen?

The future of customer acquisition with HubSpot’s Meghan Keaney Anderson

Inside Intercom

Source: HubSpot Research, State of Inbound 2018. Source: HubSpot Research, State of Inbound 2018. What does this have to do with marketing?

a16z Podcast: When Organic Growth Goes Enterprise

Andrew Chen

It brings together all the growth levers: Viral growth, performance advertising, consumer growth techniques – but also inbound marketing, enterprise sales, etc., The consumerization and developerization of B2B. Dropbox is the fastest SaaS company to $1B in revenue run rate with 600+ million users.

8 Analytics Podcasts for Understanding Users and Mastering Data

Amplitude

Inbound Insights from Marketing Professionals: Traffic and Leads Podcast. If you’re seeking to drive traffic and generate more leads, who better to learn from than the experts themselves?

SaaS Events You Can’t Miss in 2019

Gainsight

INBOUND | September 3-6, Boston, MA. INBOUND, hosted by Hubspot, brings together over 24,000 marketing, sales, and customer success professionals to share and discover new ways to delight customers. Ben Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

The art of the customer follow-up and delightful customer service

Inside Intercom

Ensuring your follow-ups are consistent and effective, however, is as much an art as a science, and it involves overcoming the inherent challenges of customer support, which can be relentless (consistent inbound volume, meeting SLAs, having a constant pulse on latest product releases).

Webinar: Make UX a Part of the KPI Conversation With Universal Measures

Userzoom

Top KPIs in organizations might include sales revenue, customer value, conversion rates, inbound marketing ROI, and site traffic to name a few. Key Performance Indicators or KPIs are basic measures that are often front in center in most board rooms.

7 Ways Cohort Analysis can Optimize Company Performance and Results

Mind the Product

Many of the companies we work with are looking to analyze inbound traffic among their various channels. Businesses are constantly in search of useful tactics that improve their brand’s performance and bottom line.

What Pixar Knows about Motivating Stakeholders (and What it Means for Your Product Roadmap)

Revulytics

A few members of our Marketing team recently attended HubSpot’s Inbound 2017 conference in Boston, one of the year’s largest events for marketing professionals. On the final day of the event, they had the opportunity to hear Ed Catmull, co-founder and president of Pixar, who discussed his leadership strategies and how they contribute to building a healthy culture within an organization. Catmull writes in his best-selling book, Creativity, Inc.:

Make UX A Part of the KPI Conversation With Universal Measures

Userzoom

Top KPIs in organizations might include sales revenue, customer value, conversion rates, inbound marketing ROI, and site traffic to name a few. ON-DEMAND WEBINAR. Make UX A Part of the KPI Conversation With Universal Measures.

From first touch to qualified lead: building a sales funnel for live chat

Inside Intercom

For many years, B2B companies have executed their inbound sales funnel in a similar manner: Much like the word “funnel” suggests, it’s based on the idea to filter out the visitors and leads that aren’t ready to buy or aren’t qualified.

How To Break Into Product Management—Sachin Rekhi

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

If you’re in marketing, for example, aim to work in inbound marketing, where you work on getting feedback from customers to influence the product. Sachin Rekhi is the founder and CEO of Notejoy , and a prolific blogger on product management. In this Path to PM post, Sachin and I discuss five practical paths to product management. Listen to our podcast here, or read the transcription below! How did you first break into product management?

MadKudu’s Liam Boogar-Azoulay on building apps to expand your product’s reach

Inside Intercom

One sure sign of a key brand is if the vast majority of your lead generation is from inbound, organic results. These are great companies with high inbound volumes. Generally I find that if you have a strong brand, 90% or 95% of your lead generation is going to come from inbound organic.

The art of the follow-up and delightful customer service

Inside Intercom

Ensuring your follow-ups are consistent and effective, however, is as much art as science, and it involves overcoming the inherent challenges of customer support, which can be relentless (consistent inbound volume, meeting SLAs, having a constant pulse on latest product releases).

Why “Marketing” Sounds Like a SCAM

I Wonder The Value

Purpose Example Branding, growth hack, inbound marketing, account base marketing, mass marketing, B2B marketing, product marketing, and etc. What is marketing? Some people may say advertisement, SEO or SNS. Others may say lead-generation or branding. Those are correct. But it’s not enough.

Avoid the land of no decision: 6 critical questions for every discovery call

Inside Intercom

Whether you’re dealing with an inbound or outbound lead, this is a softball question that helps uncover your prospect’s motivations for checking out your product. For inbound leads I tailor the question to ask, “What drove you to request a demo?”

Sponsorship & Supporters | The Business of Software Difference

Business of Software Conference

“How do you beat Bobby Fischer? You play him at any game but chess.” ” Warren Buffett. April Dunford shared this quote in her brilliant book, Obviously Awesome. We’re all reading it in the office.

What we shipped: 5 new features to help build a differentiated customer experience

Inside Intercom

Median first time response will now measure the median time for a teammate’s first reply to a customer through inbound conversation, manual message or auto-message. The heatmap for new conversations will now be a sum of all new inbound conversations, rather than average.

A comprehensive guide to A/B testing

Userzoom

A/B testing can be used to compare the performance of a webpage, app, email, or advert by pitting a control, ‘A’, against a test variant, ‘B’ A/B testing works by randomly splitting your inbound traffic equally between the two versions.

License to sell: 5 strategies to hit your sales quota

Inside Intercom

As an Inbound Sales Development Rep, I face the challenge of not having any control over the leads that get passed to me. Here at Intercom, we use live chat to qualify our inbound leads. Like many things in business, certain elements of sales — the quality and volume of inbound leads, for example — are out of your control. In sales, there’s one number we obsess over – our quota.

Build a sustainable customer acquisition strategy

Inside Intercom

It’s sometimes called “inbound marketing” because it’s meant to bring people “inbound” to your website. This gives you more control over how your inbound marketing activities look and feel. Even the best businesses in the world lose customers.

Building help content into your product launch

Inside Intercom

Your support team will see lower inbound volume for simple, repetitive questions, and your customers will get faster answers to those same questions too. When you’re gearing up for a big product launch, creating help content is often the last thing on your mind.

Speaking Your User’s Language

The Product Coalition

We were using it to manage clients, including interactions both inbound and outbound. Our son (coming up on age 6) has always seemed to speak our daughter’s language (she recently turned 4). It has been an adorable thing to watch as a father as they’ve grown up together.

9 essential sales steps you need to grow your SaaS startup

Inside Intercom

For many B2B SaaS companies, inbound marketing represents a cornerstone of all marketing activity. Inbound marketing is when you create compelling content that educates and informs your target personas.

Grow with the flow: scaling live chat for personal customer support

Inside Intercom

Finally, for businesses that really want to dial up their self-service support, our new Messenger allows you to turn off inbound conversations for the very first time. Turning off conversations will reduce the flow of inbound messages that your team receives, lightening the load on your support team, while still providing customers with ample opportunity to help themselves using the Article Search and Content Showcase apps.