What Does Twitter’s New Character Limit Mean for Digital Marketers?

Posted by Adam Hyland

15 November

If you’re worried that you will never be president because you can’t fit your thoughts into less than 140 characters, you no longer need to worry! The world and his dog probably knows by now that Twitter has doubled its character limit to 280, giving people twice the elbow room to share their opinions (or insult other world leaders). But what does it mean for marketers? We take a look…

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Digital Marketing, Twitter, social media marketing, social media tools, Twitter character limit

Upcoming Digital Marketing Events to Put in Your Diary

Posted by Adam Hyland

10 November

It’s always handy to check in on what’s going on in the world of digital marketing outside the walls of Get Focused Towers, so we are constantly on the lookout for new events coming up that can help us gain the insights we need to continue delivering a top-quality service to our clients and partners.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Digital Marketing, HubSpot User group, digital marketing events, 3xe digital, dmx

Do You Need an Inbound Digital Marketing Strategy for Your Own Agency?

Posted by Adam Hyland

03 November

I recently visited a friend of mine, who is a plumber, and was surprised to find that the taps in his bathroom, and his kitchen, were leaking. We’ve known each other long enough that I didn’t have to beat around the bush in asking, so I put it to him that it seemed strange that someone in his line of work would have less than perfect plumbing. His response may come as no surprise to many of us. He was too busy tending to customers that he doesn’t have the time to look after his own fixtures and fittings. Sound familiar?

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, inbound digital marketing, Marketing Agency Best Practices, digital marketing campaign, advice for inbound agencies, campaign strategy

Coming Up with Content Ideas for Your Inbound Marketing Strategy Doesn’t Have to be Scary this Halloween

Posted by Adam Hyland

30 October

For content creators, coming up with new ideas for blogs can be a harrowing and scary proposition, and not just because it is Halloween. With only two months left to go in the calendar year, you have had ten months of constant brainstorming, writing and re-writing, and at this stage you may feel drained of inspiration and walking slowly into a graveyard of the mind. What else can you possibly write about? How do you come up with that killer content over and over again?

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, content creation, blog content, organic content, content marketing, creating great content

The Changing Face of Inbound: An Interview with HubSpot's Dan Sally

Posted by Ross Lauder

20 October

As always, we were really excited to attend Inbound 2017 in Boston this year, and took away a lot of great insights that will help us to deliver an even better service to our clients. 

An unexpected bonus was when I bumped into my former colleague, Dan Sally, senior salesperson with HubSpot and MC of the Inbound summit, and got to talk to him about the changing face of Inbound.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, ROI of sales & marketing, inbound sales, new role of sales, Get Focused at Inbound 2017, Dan Sally HubSpot

New HubSpot Features To Come In 2018

Posted by Adam Hyland

02 October

Our team has just returned from Inbound 2017, the biggest inbound marketing summit in the world, which took place in Boston last week. We had a great (and very informative) time networking with our peers and hearing from inspirational figures from the inbound world and beyond, while our co-CEO Clodagh Higgins also presented a session on creating a happy and healthy inbound agency, touching on everything from what a modern agency looks like, to agency culture to formulating a successful retainer model.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, HubSpot Content Strategy Tool, HubSpot new features, HubSpot Customer Hub, HubSpot conversations, HubSpot Campaign Reporting

We’re Off To Inbound! The Talks And Sessions We Don’t Want To Miss

Posted by Adam Hyland

22 September

There will be more than 19,000 inbound marketers converging on Boston next week for Inbound 2017, the single biggest digital marketing event of the year, and (most of) our team will be joining them. We can’t wait to catch as many of the inspirational talks and instructive sessions as possible (especially the one from our very own Clodagh Higgins) that will help us perfect our strategies for ourselves and for our clients. In anticipation, we look at just some of these, and we hope to see you there.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, HubSpot Inbound summit, inbound agency advice, Get Focused at Inbound 2017, inbound marketing conference 2017, Inbound 2017

Inbound 2017 Is Nearly Here! Digital Marketing Reaches Its Summit

Posted by Adam Hyland

19 September

The biggest event in the inbound marketing calendar is fast approaching! Inbound 2017 rolls into Boston’s Convention & Exhibition Centre from September 25-28, and will feature the biggest names in the industry, as well as a few inspirational figures you won’t want to miss.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Hubspot, HubSpot Inbound summit, inbound agency advice, Inbound2017, Get Focused at Inbound 2017

Perfect Your Inbound Marketing Strategy With HubSpot Courses In Dublin This October

Posted by Adam Hyland

15 September

If you are looking to learn about or improve your knowledge of inbound marketing and the tools you can use in the HubSpot COS platform to generate, nurture and convert leads, here is some good news: HubSpot is bringing its in-person training courses to Dublin again, with three sessions set to take place this October in the city centre.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Hubspot, content creation, lead generation, HubSpot courses, HubSpot courses Dublin

Increasing Your Search Rankings With Topic Clusters

Posted by Adam Hyland

08 September

It might sound like a delicious chocolate bar, but topic clusters are actually the best new way to meet SEO challenges, create an effective digital marketing strategy to generate leads, and position your business or digital marketing agency at the top of the search queue. We take a look at what they are, and why they are so effective.

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Topics: Keyword Research, Inbound Marketing, SEO, Search Engine Optimisation, SEO best practices, topic clusters

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