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2020 Marketing Automation Trends: Are You Ready?

12/17/19 2:39 PM / by Shannon Fletcher posted in Sales Development, Marketing, Sales Enablement, sales process, inbound marketing, sales and marketing alignment, social media management, social selling, marketing automation, Sales Management, sales playbook, SMM, social media, hubspot marketing automation, inbound sales, social media marketing, sales automation, blog, Maven Sales Group, Maven Sales Group blog, social media influencer


2019 is coming to a close, and with it the dawning of new marketing automation trends. Throughout 2019, the marketing automation sector experienced an 8.55 percent growth that shows no signs of slowing down. Market capitalization is set to reach an impressive $6.4 billion

by 2024, which is why 2020 will be focused on creating unique and engaging experiences that help organizations more successfully retain their users, attract new prospects, and effectively grow. The

always-online consumer demands marketing automation, and in 2020 the following trends are ready to begin as soon as the bell rings in the new year.

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INBOUND - What a Week

9/17/18 9:48 AM / by Shannon and David Fletcher posted in Hubspot, hubspot marketing automation, hubspot sales, blog, Maven Sales Group, INBOUND 18


What a week. In fact it was the kind week we needed a week to recover from! So many new product services being launched, so many amazing people we connected with and heard speak. David was even a featured Speaker this year…. Also amazing.

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3 Ways Marketers Can Use Scheduling Apps To Shorten Their Team’s Sales Cycle

12/13/17 9:00 AM / by Sam Belt posted in hubspot marketing automation, sales automation, meeting scheduling app, sales acceleration, sales effeciency


Immediacy in sales is everything.

Yet, in my experience, many marketing funnels and the sales teams they support take their sweet time following up on their best opportunities.

This is a perilous decision to make as a business: according to InsideSales, “50% of buyers choose the vendor that responds first.” — so by failing to provide an immediate next step you are likely to leave serious money on the table for your competitors.

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Lead Scoring for Better Marketing Automation

11/29/17 11:01 AM / by David Fletcher posted in hubspot marketing automation, lead scoring


Marketing automation through platforms such as HubSpot have become very popular in today’s marketing world. As a traditional marketer, you need to make the adjustment to automation and managing inbound marketing campaigns or your survival rate will be akin to that of the Dinosaur! 

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How SMARKETING Can Help Your Bottom Line

8/2/17 12:15 PM / by David Fletcher posted in Marketing, Hubspot, inbound marketing, pipeline management, sales and marketing alignment, marketing automation, Alignment, hubspot crm, quotas, hubspot marketing automation, hubspot sales, smarketing, buyer personas


Sales and marketing have long been at odds with one another in organizations across the world. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, this tension and disconnect that exists between these two vital teams can actually lead to inefficiencies and lost business opportunities. That’s why smarketing is so important.


Smarketing is the process of aligning your sales and marketing teams around common organizational goals that focus on improving revenue. It is important for sales and marketing teams to work together if your company wants to achieve your overall business goals. Below, we’ll dive a little deeper into why this alignment between sales and marketing is essential to success and give an overview of some best practices that your company can adopt to promote smarketing across your organization.

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7 Ways Hubspot’s New Growth Stack Can Grow Your Business

5/24/17 12:00 AM / by David Fletcher posted in Marketing, Sales Enablement, Hubspot, hubspot crm, hubspot growth stack, hubspot marketing automation, hubspot sales, tech stack


We have seen it happen hundreds of times: a business owner comes to us for advice when they discover that trying to solve one marketing challenge ends up hitting brick walls due to a tangled spiderweb of systems or spreadsheets. Sometimes the problem involves attempting to get more people through a lead generation form, and sometimes the problem is the lack of a CRM tool for unified contact management. So often, business systems grow organically as user needs grow, but when do you stop and take the time to evaluate your marketing stack? Fortunately, HubSpot has created a free solution that leverages HubSpot CRM, HubSpot Marketing, and HubSpot Sales to keep your organization moving forward quickly. Here’s 7 ways you can leverage the new HubSpot Growth Stack to supercharge your business results.

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