Are you running inbound campaigns using a Wordpress website?
You're not alone and with roughly 28% of the world's website running on Wordpress you're in good company. In this HUG Lunch Hour we welcome Paul Luxford of Gold Coast Business Websites to share how Wordpress and Wordpress Meetups can help you grow your business the inbound way.
You'll also hear an update on what's happening with Hubspot and INBOUND 2017, including some productivity-boosting new features like:
- Big updates to Sales Professional
- A brand new Customer Hub
- Artificial Intelligence (AI)
It's looking like Hubspot can become the one platform you use to communicate with your clients through their entire jounrey, all the way through the delight phase.
Oh, and be sure to check out some of the great events happening in and around Brisbane too.
What's on around Brisbane?
Each episode of the HUG Lunch Hour will include a few marketing related events happening in or around Brisbane. Here's what's happening now:
- Google Partners Masterclass (Free for Google Partners)
October 4, 2017 @ 12:30PM - QUT Gardens Point Campus
"Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to hear from experts about how artificial intelligence and machine learning are shaping the agency landscape, and how you can prepare for upcoming industry transformations."
- Social Media Course from Media School Brisbane ($540+GST)
October 6, 2017 @ 9:45AM
This one-day social media course in Brisbane will take the mystery out of social media marketing and give you the tools, ideas and confidence to get it working.
- Brisbane Open House (Free)
October 7-8, 2017, Check the link above for buildings and details
Brisbane Open House is a free public festival that celebrates Brisbane’s architecture and offers behind-the-scenes access to buildings across the city. Be sure to check out the ABC Brisbane Centre building on Saturday from 10a - 2p for a look at how a proper TV studio operates.
What's new with Hubspot?
A lot. You saw the list above and there's even more. You can see everything that's coming here.
TIP: Sales Professional is getting an upgrade and it's price is too. Starting November 1, 2017, Sales Pro will be $400 for 5 licenses.
If you're thinking about getting it, click here to get Sales Pro for $50 per month.
(We are affiliated with Hubspot, but this is not an affiliate link. Just thought you should know)
Watch the HUG Lunch Hour here
From Wordpress Meetups to Wordcamp, learn how Wordpress can help your business with Paul Luxford of Gold Coast Business Websites in the HUG Lunch Hour.
Watch it here...
Paul Luxford - Gold Coast Business Websites & WPGeni
Paul is a Wordpress specialist whose mission is "to dispel the myths around websites."
Gold Coast Business Websites will help you build the Wordpress site your business needs. WPGeni will make sure it stays up, safe and secure from malicious attacks that are all too common these days.
As part of Paul's mission, he hosts a Wordpress Meetup on the Gold Coast and asked us to share a few other places you can connect with like-minded Wordpress users:
- Gold Coast Wordpress Meetup
- Gold Coast Wordpress Facebook Group
- Brisbane Wordpress Meetup
- Sunshine Coast Wordpress Meetup
- Ipswich Wordpress Meetup
- Toowoomba Wordpress Meetup
For Everything Wordpress
Check out a WordCamp near you. Wordcamps are "informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users like you. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other."
David McMahon - Inbound Consultant & Trainer
David is a marketing and lead generation specialist who specialises in consulting and training business owners to get more customers using inbound marketing. Which gives amazing results for both online and offline businesses.
David is a certified Google and HubSpot Partner providing Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and Inbound marketing services in Gold Coast and Brisbane.
Peter Preston - Inbound Marketing & Sales
Peter is a Hubspot Certified Inbound Marketing and Sales Consultant focused on helping ambitious businesses get more leads and close more sales. He works with Small and Medium-Sized Businesses to build marketing systems that endear them to their customers, instead of interrupting them.
Peter has worked with single operators on small marketing budgets to clients with annual revenues over $11 million and his aim is always big return on marketing investment.