Ann Arbor HubSpot User Group Blog

3 Remarkable Takeaways from #DSDET16

Posted by Keenan Dijon

Oct 22, 2016 2:34:08 AM

I won my ticket this year to the Digital Summit Detroit from a contest with Hubspot Ann Arbor and The Whole Brain Group. Maybe next year they will sponsor me again. Either way, I can not wait to tell you about the takeaways.

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Topics: Smarketing

2 Important Themes from the Digital Summit Detroit

Posted by Craig Lahti

Oct 22, 2016 2:09:23 AM

As the Director of Digital Media at TyloHelo Inc, I attend as many marketing conferences, webinars, read whitepapers and articles to expand my knowledge on the topic of Inbound Marketing. My favorite source is the Ann Arbor HubSpot User Group (A2HUG). I am grateful for the community that so readily shares best practices. It was through the Ann Arbor HUG that I learned of the ticket give-away to the Digital Summit Detroit. Thank you to the sponsors The Whole Brain Group.

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Topics: Smarketing

Add More Leads to HubSpot with Live Chat

Posted by Arielle Hurst

Sep 27, 2016 6:34:04 PM

Use Pure Chat to find qualified leads and send their details to HubSpot CRM

Every business wants to engage website visitors, so they can find qualified leads and close more deals. To make that happen, leads need to be flowing into your business’ CRM so the sales team can create relationships and work their magic! While there are a lot of ways to optimize your site and engage leads, live chat is one of the most effective methods because of it’s quick, interactive nature. Why is it so effective? These three reasons explain.

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Topics: Smarketing

New addition to the AAHUG

Posted by Isabel Miranda-Drone

Sep 27, 2016 5:26:37 PM

Hello Sprockets! Can I start by confessing that I just learned what that meant? I know, it’s so sad. You may be thinking “if she didn’t even know what a sprocket was then why is she joining a HubSpot User Group?” Well, I’ll be helping out with the HUG events over the next couple months. Since you may be seeing my name around, I thought it would be best to tell you a little bit about myself.

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In-Person HubSpot Training Coming to Chicago

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Aug 2, 2016 8:30:00 AM

HubSpot has announced that their customer trainers are coming to Chicago to host a week of in-person training during August 29 - September 1.

HubSpot Classroom Training is designed specifically for customers and users who are looking for a more hands-on, personalized HubSpot training experience. By attending these courses, you’ll dedicate one or two days to understanding how the HubSpot tools fit together, learning best practices, and creating assets needed to execute your next campaign.

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Topics: HubSpot

HUG Recap: Anese Cavanaugh Talks Contagious Culture

Posted by Mikhail Bell

May 26, 2016 12:32:23 PM

On April 12 Anese Cavanaugh, author of Contagious Culture, was the featured guest at the historic Philly and A2 HUG event. Cavanaugh is a seasoned strategist whose groundbreaking IEP Method is transforming organizational culture across America.

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Topics: Content

INBOUND 2016 Discounts and Prizes!

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

May 19, 2016 2:00:57 PM

Going to INBOUND 2016 November 8-11? You have a limited-time opportunity to cash in on some amazing discounts and special giveaways. Here's how it works.

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HUG Attendees Are About to Boost Their Email Campaign Success!

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Apr 8, 2016 2:30:00 PM

HOT off the email campaign! We’re pleased to announce that Mike Donnelly, Founder & CEO of Seventh Sense, will be attending the coast-to-coast Philly and Ann Arbor HUG on April 12!

Mike will provide a sneak peek of their latest HubSpot integration tool that’s taking email marketing by storm. The tool is highly recommended by top marketing agencies and HubSpot:

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Topics: Smarketing

Catch Anese Cavanaugh LIVE at Zingerman’s

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Apr 7, 2016 7:30:00 AM

We were stoked to announce that our guest speaker at the coast-to-coast, joint Ann Ann HUG and PhillyHUG meetup on April 12, 2016, is nationally recognized author and leadership advisor Anese Cavanaugh, author of Contagious Culture and's "Showing Up" column.

But now we’re adding fuel to the fire. Anese will be LIVE at Zingerman’s in Ann Arbor on May 5 & 6. HUG Sprockets get 20% off the intensive, 2-day experience by using the following special promo offer: IEPNOW.

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Topics: Smarketing

Phoning It In? It’s Impacting Your Company Culture

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Apr 5, 2016 10:30:00 AM

How often in your workday or personal life do you “phone it in”? Most of us can relate to Adam Sandler’s character in the movie Click, with his remote controller that fast forwards him through life.

I’ve often been at a networking event where the person I’m talking to isn’t making eye contact with me—they’re looking beyond my shoulder to find the next person to meet. And I’ve experienced the common brush-off by someone acting as if they’re too busy to speak.

When we aren’t really present with others, we have a profound impact on all parties, and in more ways than one. Our actions represent who we are and our organization, and they will attract more of the same type of people for clients and new hires.

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Topics: Smarketing

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