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Google, Salesforce.com and Sequoia invest $32M in HubSpot

March 8, 2011 by Brent Leary

I was recently interviewed by Lauren Carlson of Software Advice for a piece she was writing about whether Google will directly enter the CRM market.  It brought back memories of a prediction I made back in 2006 about Google buying Salesforce.com.  I just thought it made sense back then for Google to snap them up because CRM in...[read more]

Do you really need a new website design?

July 4, 2009 by Danielle MacInnis

This week I have been assessing whether I need to redesign my website. Even a new client said it didn’t do me justice, but hey he is a client now so maybe it was still effective! What are we trying to achieve with a website anyway? How do we measure its success? Sure we all want it to look nice but isn’t the real measure of a successful...[read more]

Can You Have Too Much Disclosure?

June 21, 2009 by Danny Brown

If you’re speaking with a friend about something you like do you also say, “I use it myself – I can vouch for it”? Probably. But if you’re speaking to that same friend a few days later and you ask how he/she got on with that product, do you again say that you use it yourself? No. Because obviously they know that from your first...[read more]

Twittersphere Ain’t What It Used to Be

June 10, 2009 by Andy Beal

By Frank Reed A study was released today, conducted by inbound marketing company HubSpot, which looked at 4.5 million Twitter users over a nine month period. The data was gathered by their proprietary Twitter Grader tool and provides more confirmation of what we reported last week following a study conducted by a Harvard MBA candidate...[read more]