Sunday Inbound Marketing Highlights - HubSpot IPO, Coke, and WhatsApp

 

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It's Sunday, Sunday, Sunday inbound marketing nation! See all the inbound marketing highlights you may have missed this past week. Last day of the Olympics. Have you watched? I'm told Mr. Costas is taking the red-eye home. 

  1. Social Media Is Making You Stupid
  2. What to Do When You’re Sick of Your Blog
  3. Coke outlines 5-point marketing plan to turnaround fortunes
  4. HubSpot Eyes IPO as Sales Climb
  5. Does WhatsApp deal show Facebook knows what's up?

Social Media Is Making You Stupid - TIME

And here I thought my brain was growing. "It's not a tumor." 

"Social networking probably isn’t making you smarter. In fact, it could be making you dumber by supplying answers and insights without requiring any actual thinking, so that your analytic powers begin to waste away like an unused muscle."

Hmm. I'll have to give that some thought and analysis.

What to Do When You’re Sick of Your Blog - copyblogger

If we took a holiday
Took some time to celebrate
Just one day out of life
It would be, it would be so nice

Madonna - aging superstar and budding content marketing advisor. Sort of. 

Coke outlines 5-point marketing plan to turnaround fortunes  - MarketingWeek

When Coke talks about how it's going to reinvest $1 Billion for marketing, we should pay attention.

HubSpot Eyes IPO as Sales Climb - Wall Street Journal

“There’s no reason that in four or five years that shouldn’t be 40% or 50%,” Mr. Sherman said.

Half of all Hubby sales being international. Impressive. And aggressive. 

Does WhatsApp deal show Facebook knows what's up? - Boston.com

What happened to all the Facebook love about just connecting people? Now, they are just buying people (and apps) to get access to their data. 

I know it's Sunday morning. Finish your coffee, enjoy the OIympic Closing Ceremonies, have a great week and let's meet up next week - same time and same bat station. 

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