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Adding Value | New Breed

Adding Value | New Breed

By New Breed
Generating leads, conquering SEO and optimizing your sales strategy are essential to expanding your business. Join demand generation marketer Guido Bartolacci as he discusses actionable tips and tricks that will enhance your strategy and strengthen your marketing.
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Behind the Scenes of INBOUND 2020 | S02 E12
As businesses shifted toward remote work in early 2020 in the wake of Coronavirus, notable events and conferences like South by Southwest and Adobe Summitt were forced to cancel. While employees transitioned to working from home, businesses and event planners were forced to reconsider their strategies.  How could they continue to host captivating events while still enabling their attendees to network and engage with one another in a virtual setting?  That was the question facing the team behind INBOUND, HubSpot's annual event. The conference, known for its influential speakers, exceptional content and HubSpot product announcements, transitioned to be fully virtual for its 2020 iteration. To get a sense of how the team adapted and put on such a noteworthy event in the face of overwhelming circumstances, Chris sat down with HubSpot's Courtney Dagher and Alysa Sheridan on the INBOUND team. 
November 19, 2020
The Relationship Between Creative and User Experience Design | S02 E11
In many marketing circles, you'll hear that UX and creative design are at odds with one another. One only serves to take away from the other. But, that couldn't be further from the truth.  This week, Guido is joined by Chris Singlemann, a brand marketer and designer at New Breed. Throughout the episode, Guido and Chris discuss the intersection between creative and UX design and how together, they can serve as key differentiators for your product, your website and your brand. As a whole, user experience is largely about delivering on the expectations of the user — and you can do that by aligning with UX best practices and presenting them in unique, creative ways.  
October 13, 2020
Best Practices for Conversational Marketing | S02 E10
While your lineup of conversational marketing playbooks that you implement can be a strategic decision, there’s a huge amount of tactical choices that can go into each one. How far do you stretch your brand voice? How many choices should you offer in your playbook? Not to mention — how do measure your success? Making sure you’re getting the most of your conversational marketing can hinge on a lot of these choices. So before today’s episode, Weslee and I sat down to list out the options and considerations that should be top of mind as you start rolling out your chatbots. 
September 29, 2020
How to Implement a Conversational Marketing Strategy | S02 E09
No matter your business, conversational marketing can be a fresh and highly effective tool for engaging with your prospects and customers. As chatbot technology continues to evolve, experiment with the different ways that you can use conversational marketing to shorten your sales cycle, learn new information about your prospects and enhance the empathetic element of your brand. This week, Guido and Weslee break down the things you need to consider as you start to implement a conversational marketing strategy for your business. What playbooks do you need? What even is a playbook? How do you measure your success? 
September 22, 2020
What is Conversational Marketing? | S02 E08
Part of inbound marketing is meeting your prospects where they are. Weslee and Guido pivot this week to talk about one of the approaches marketers are taking to creating more personalized, timely experiences for their prospects — conversational marketing. The idea of chatbots isn't entirely new, but it's becoming increasingly prominent in the B2B marketing space.  Still, it's a new medium. Understanding how to launch a successful conversational marketing strategy and measure your success can be challenging. In this episode, Weslee and Guido explore their experiences launching a conversational marketing strategy for New Breed, the various ins and outs of chatbots and the terminology you should know. 
September 15, 2020
Mike Redbord on Crafting Powerful Customer Experiences | S02 E07
After spending the past few episodes talking about the customer experience, Weslee and Guido came to the conclusion that it’s a holistic process. One team cannot take full responsibility for the crafting of powerful experiences for your customers that leads to retention and eventually expansion.  As marketers, Weslee and Guido know their work starts with finding the right leads and setting the stage for sales and service to deliver on the brand promise. Beyond that, their ability to talk to the full process is slightly limited. In light of that, Weslee and Guido brought in former HubSpot VP of Global Customer Support and current VP of Operations for SaaSWorks, Mike Redbord.  Redbord's years of experience in customer success and support, including the launch and development of HubSpot Service Hub, set up an excellent conversation to gather insights about what it takes for businesses to  craft meaningful and powerful relationships with their customers. 
September 02, 2020
Customer Experience Teams | S02 E06
Who takes responsibility for the customer experience? Customer success, service and support can come through many different roles depending on your organization, but their main focus remains the same: building relationships. How they do so can vary from person to person, so we sat down with two of New Breed's Client Success Managers Everett Ackerman and Dylan Berno to hear more about how they tackle the day-to-day challenges of building relationships, crafting strategy and knowing when to sell and when to sit back. 
August 25, 2020
Reporting on the Customer Experience | S02 E05
There's no questioning the long-term value that customers offer your business. Not only is it significantly more cost-effective to retain existing customers than it is to acquire new ones, but a healthy customer base helps create more scalable growth and helps build brand affinity as well. How though, do you measure the impact of your customers?  Reporting on the customer experience can be challenging and requires both quantitative and qualitative data to do effectively. This week, Weslee and Guido discuss the key performance indicators that you can use to measure the health of your customer base and the impact of your customer marketing efforts. 
August 18, 2020
What is Customer Experience? | S02 E04
As Weslee and Guido explored the evolution of inbound marketing, a common trend kept popping up. More and more, customers are becoming an important part of marketing. It's not just about attracting and converting leads anymore, it's about finding high-fit prospects and delivering on the brand promise through top-notch service.  What role does marketing play in fostering a strong customer experience? How can you measure the impact of your efforts? Over the next few episodes, Weslee and Guido will answer those questions and more as they take a deep dive into customer service, success and experience. 
August 11, 2020
Adapting to the Evolution of Inbound Marketing | S02 E03
At New Breed, we have been experimenting with the inbound methodology for years. By experiencing the impact of inbound and its evolution first-hand, we know that no two businesses will run it the same way. The methodology serves more like guidelines than any hard-and-fast rules.  In our last episode in our series on the evolution of inbound, Weslee and Guido explore how we have adapted our own tactics and strategies to take advantage of new technology and respond to increased competition with more businesses implementing the inbound methodology.  If you're interested in learning more about how you can implement or adapt an inbound strategy at your business, visit our blog, resource library and video library for plenty of articles, guides, templates and educational content to support your efforts. 
July 28, 2020
Technology and the Evolution of Inbound Marketing | S02 E02
In our last episode, Weslee and Guido broke down just how much the inbound methodology has evolved over the past two decades. A recurring trend has been the substantial improvement in software, platforms and technology that enable and support inbound marketing. In this episode, Weslee and Guido take a deep dive into the creations and improvements of the tech boom such as marketing automation, customer success dashboards and sales intelligence software.  Interested in learning more about how technology can support your marketing and sales efforts? Here are some resources:  The Ultimate Marketing Tech Stack [Blog] What is Revenue Operations [Video] Revenue Operations Checklist [Checklist] Visit our blog for regular content on inbound marketing, demand generation and more. Check out our resource library for templates and guides that can support your businesses' marketing and sales initiatives.
July 20, 2020
The Evolution of Inbound Marketing | S02 E01
Inbound, first coined by HubSpot in the early 2000s, is the methodology by which you attract, engage and delight customers. A lot has changed over the last two decades, including inbound's place in the marketplace. As more and more businesses embrace the inbound methodology, we wanted to take a look back at how it has evolved over the years.  Over the next few episodes, Inbound Strategist Weslee Clyde and Head of Demand Generatoin Guido Bartolacci will explore how inbound has evolved, the technology that has influenced it and how businesses like New Breed have adapted inbound to drive growth. Throughout the episode they'll discuss:  Inbound's definition and early adoption How technology has played a role in its evolution  Tactics and strategies the New Breed team has used with inbound Looking for more content about inbound marketing? Here are some helpful links:  What is Inbound Marketing [Blog] Introduction to Inbound Marketing [Video] The Ultimate Guide to Inbound Marketing [Guide] How to Explain the Inbound Methodology [Blog] Inbound vs. Outbound Marketing [Blog] Visit our blog for regular content on inbound marketing, demand generation and more. Check out our resource library for templates and guides that can support your businesses' marketing and sales initiatives.  
July 14, 2020
Growth Marketing with Cody Lee from Summit Partners | S01 E24
Guido sat down with Cody Lee from Summit Partners to talk about what it’s like working for a private equity firm and how it has impacted the way he views marketing. They discuss how he works with management teams to identify and execute growth strategies that build long-term value.
May 18, 2020
Setting the Stage for Growth with New Breed's CEO | S01 E23
2020 has been a big year so far for New Breed. Guido sat down with New Breed’s CEO Patrick Biddiscombe to talk about what New Breed’s been up to so far and what the rest of the year has in store. They talk everything from becoming one of the first HubSpot Elite Partners to their new partnership with SaaSworks to the big company move to a net-zero workspace this summer!
March 17, 2020
What is Revenue Operations? | S01 E22
Revenue Operations (RevOps) has become a buzzword in the marketing and sales world. At its core, RevOps focuses on a company's tech-stack in terms of implementation, maintenance and optimization. In this episode Guido sits down with Weslee, one of the newest additions to the New Breed team, to discuss how RevOps could have solved for the challenges she's faced in her career as a marketing strategist.
February 21, 2020
Navigating Growth in Sales | S01 E21
Heather Chevalley left the enterprise sales world to join the New Breed team because she wanted to have a direct impact on growth and change. In this episode, she sits down with Guido to talk about how she made the transition successfully, how she approaches relationships in sales and what she sees for the future of New Breed.
January 24, 2020
Fanocracy with David Meerman Scott | S01 E20
What does it mean to turn fans into customers and customers into fans? In this week's episode, I talk to David Meerman Scott about his most recent book, Fanocracy. I found out what he and his daughter Reiko learned from interviewing young entrepreneurs, veteran business owners, startup founders, nonprofits, and companies big and small to pinpoint which practices separate organizations that flourish from those stuck in stagnation.
January 13, 2020
The Value of Brand Stories | S01 E19
Brands each have different ways of telling stories, and it's a marketer's job to figure out the best way to define the narrative of an organization. Join Guido Bartolacci and New Breed’s Director of Services Al Moore as they discuss the role the inbound methodology plays in this and the value of brand stories.
December 06, 2019
The Intersection of Client Experience and Customer Success | S01 E18
Customer success starts earlier than you may think. Join Guido Bartolacci and New Breed’s Client Experience Lead Karin Krisher as they discuss the role of client experience in customer success.
November 15, 2019
Special Episode: How Olivia Perek Found Work-Life Balance at New Breed
In this week's special episode, New Breed's Inbound Team Manager, Olivia Perek, joins Guido for a discussion surrounding maternity leave, work-life balance and how company culture can empower an employee in these fields.
October 18, 2019
Website UX: Building a House for Your Content S01 E15
With plenty of websites and apps to choose from, if users can’t easily navigate your website, they’re going to leave. Join Guido Bartolacci and New Breed’s Senior Web Strategist Kelly Molloy as they discuss the role UX plays in the inbound methodology.
October 04, 2019
Creating and Communicating with Your Buyer Personas | S01 E14
Connecting your buyer personas with their goals gives you a better understanding of how your solution can help them drive growth. Join Guido Bartolacci and New Breed’s Growth Strategist Nick Frigo as they discuss the benefits of persona-tailored content and why input from outside of the marketing team is essential for identifying high and low fit prospects.
September 20, 2019
Customer-Centric Marketing with Ryan Deiss | S01 E13
In order for your marketing to contribute to your company’s growth, you need to be actively communicating with your customers. Join Guido Bartolacci and Digital Marketer’s Founder/CEO Ryan Deiss as they discuss how marketers can separate themselves from the pack by developing a strategy that resonates with their audience.
September 06, 2019
Navigating Sales and Sales Operations | S01 E12
Understanding other departments within your company can provide valuable insight into the obstacles your colleagues face day to day. Join Guido Bartolacci and New Breed’s Senior Revenue Operations Strategist Pat Buono as they discuss how working in both sales and sales operations taught Pat empathy for the unique challenges of each role.
August 23, 2019
Building Community with Drift's Mark Kilens | S01 E11
Building a community is essential to raising awareness about your brand. Join Guido Bartolacci and Drift's VP of Content and Community Mark Kilens as they discuss the importance of sharing free knowledge and helping people connect so they can learn together.
August 09, 2019
The Rise of HubSpot with Dan Tyre | S01 E10
HubSpot changed the world of marketing and sales forever. Hear insights into the beginning of this incredible company from a man who has been there since the beginning. Join Guido Bartolacci and his guest Dan Tyre — Director (and employee number six) at HubSpot and author of Inbound Organization: How to Build and Strengthen Your Company's Future Using Inbound Principles — as they discuss his journey to HubSpot.
July 27, 2019
Overcoming Imposter Syndrome | S01 E09
Imposter syndrome can affect anyone, and if we're not careful, it will keep us from achieving our goals and reaching our full potential. Join Guido Bartolacci and New Breed's Partner Marketing Strategist Amanda Nielsen as they discuss Amanda's experience with imposter syndrome, how she overcame it and how you can too.
July 12, 2019
The Importance of Marketing and Sales Alignment | S01 E07
The way we do business has changed dramatically in the past decade, and the relationship between marketing and sales has changed along with it. Join Guido Bartolacci and New Breed’s CEO Patrick Biddiscombe as they discuss the importance of aligning your marketing and sales team to optimize growth.
June 07, 2019
Embracing Change | S01 E06
Fearing the unknown can hold us back professionally, but overcoming those fears and embracing change can propel our careers to new heights. Join Guido Bartolacci and New Breed’s own Manager of Inside Sales Beth Abbot as they discuss Beth’s journey from marketing intern to sales manager and what she learned along the way.
May 24, 2019
The Ever-Expanding Role of Revenue Operations | S01 E05
The world of revenue operations has flourished in the past few years. Staying ahead of the curve and developing a solid process has become imperative. Join Guido Bartolacci and New Breed's own Senior Revenue Operations Strategist Pat Buono as they discuss fundamental concepts in revenue operations, supplying advice and insights along the way.
May 10, 2019
When and How to Redesign Your Website | S01 E04
Knowing the true purpose of your website is the first step to success. Join Guido Bartolacci and New Breed's own Chief Design Officer Chris Mathieu as they discuss the value of a sales-ready website, when to start a website redesign and provide a look into the process.
April 26, 2019
The Value of Compelling Content | S01 E03
Creating compelling content around your buyer personas’ pain points is crucial to lead generation and conversion. Join demand generation marketer Guido Bartolacci as he discusses content tactics and tips with copywriting and editing expert Karin Krisher.
April 15, 2019
How to Optimize Your SEO Strategy | S01 E02
SEO will make or break your ability to generate leads. In this episode, Guido Bartolacci discusses SEO strategy tips and best practices with New Breed's founding SEO specialist, Everett Ackerman.
April 15, 2019
Setting Goals and Measuring Success | S01 E01
Setting SMART goals is vital to the growth of any business. Join demand generation marketer Guido Bartolacci and New Breed's Lead Inbound Strategist Olivia Perek as they discuss the importance of goals in inbound marketing.
April 15, 2019