Introduce Yourself!

JorieMunroe
Inbound Professor

Marketing is about making connections — with your audience and with each other.

 

With that in mind, say hi and tell us a little bit about yourself.  Here's some questions you can use for inspiration:

 

  • What's your current role?
  • What industry do you currently work in?
  • How long have you been with your current company?
  • What do you consider your marketing superpowers?
  • What are you currently reading or learning about?
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NozomiUmenai
Inbound Professor

Hi, my name is Nozomi Umenai, I currently work as an Inbound Professor (Japanese) at HubSpot in Tokyo.  I joined HubSpot last October and has been such an exciting journey! Since I have a PR background in Japan, my marketing super power is identifying the most accurate communication strategies to “translate” technical subjects to the Japanese audience. I love learning about what "marketing" means in different countries and am currently learning about inbound marketing & inbound sales. Nice to e-meet you! 

MartinWilliams
Participant

Very cool Nozomi! Yorishiku!

Juanita
Inbound Professor

Hi everyone! I'm Juanita, Inbound Professor (Spanish) at HubSpot. I joined the HubSpot Academy team in September 2019 where I'm focused on creating content for our Latam and Iberia audiences. I'd say my marketing superpower is listening to people carefully and putting myself in their shoes so I can understand what they need and how I can help. 

 

Laste year, I created the HubSpot Marketing Software Certification in Spanish, so I'm eager to connect, discuss further, or answer any questions you might have 😀

Juanita Moreno
Inbound Professor (Español)
HubSpot Academy
Letty
Participant

Hi, my name is Letty, residing in Toronto. I transitioned into marketing with a background in banking. I have taken a cert at UofT on strategic PR and a digital marketing cert at BrainStation. Looking to learn more about CRM and upgrade my technical skills is why I am here learning about HubSpot!

JorieMunroe
Inbound Professor

Nice to e-meet you @Letty ! Excited to have you with us! 

 

What has been the most helpful part of the certification for you so far? What did you wish you knew more about?

 

An additional piece of content that may be helpful for you is the new Trends and Data for Sales and Marketing Report It contains data from 3,400 marketers and over 500 global sales leaders, with a specific focus on Canada. I'd love to know what you think!

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Letty
Participant

Thanks for this report, Munroe! I will check it out.

I am quite enjoying the certification - I like learning about the CRM and landing page part the most. It's well explained.

CGardner
Participant

Hi, I am Caitlin, Director of Communications & Digital Strategy at Cruise Planners, a home-based travel franchise. For nearly 8 years, I have been working on PR, MarComm and social media. Recently, I have taken a more active role in digital marketing and using the HubSpot CRM, which I am Loving!!! I really geek out seeing the metrics and how seamless it is to use the tool. During COVID, I have been presented a unique opporutniy to slod down, learn and re-focus, which is why I have a goal to earn this certifaciaton. 

JorieMunroe
Inbound Professor

Nice to e-meet you @CGardner ! Fellow data nerd here 😂 

 

COVID has certainly shaken things up. Glad you've been able to use this opportunity to learn and re-focus! What toolset has helped you the most as you've made the jump to a more active role on the digital marketings side. Any favorites? 

 

I pulled some case studies on other HubSpot customers in the travel industry and how they've found success in the tool. I'd love to know what you think / if any of these relate to your experience!

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mhh
Member
Manohara here. I'm SEO specialist at QiWorks, India
JorieMunroe
Inbound Professor

Nice to e-meet you @mhh! SEO is such an exciting field.

 

My favorite SEO feature is the ability to integrate Google Search Console with HubSpot. That way, you can see insights from Google directly in your HubSpot SEO tool. 

 

Did you know that Season 1 of Skill Up also covers some of the nitty gritty of SEO (to supplement what we cover in the cert)? You can check it out here! 

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cclbakker
Member

Hello,

 

My name is Chantal Bakker and I am from The Netherlands. I have been a marketeer for 27 years now and am still learning! I would like to ;learn how Hubspot can improve my work and speed things up. Plus, I look forward to meeting others.

 

Best wishes to you all!

 

Chantal

JorieMunroe
Inbound Professor

Nice to e-meet your @cclbakker! 👋

 

Workflows are the automation engine in HubSpot. They save you time and energy by taking care of repetitive tasks, such as sending emails, creating reminders for reps, updating CRM data, and more. They take the manual work off of your  plate, so more time can be dedicated to marketing, selling, and servicing your customers. The best part is that once they're turned on, they work 24/7 to make your job easier.

 

One of the best ways I've seen marketers use workflows (besides with email nurturing campaigns) is with permission pass campaignsA permission pass campaign is a one-time email campaign that requests any contacts who haven’t already used some form of double opt-in to confirm that they would still like to receive emails from you. Only the contacts who confirm their subscription status are then kept on your list. 

 

Happy to help with hunting down other time saving tips if you're interested! Got a lot of thoughts on using workflows to clean and maintain a healthy contacts database! 

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carolgiacon
Contributor

Hi everyone! 

My name is Carol, i work from Brazil and have been working with HubSpot on different clients since 2017! I LOVE the platform, methodology and am a little obssessed with HubSpot.

I am a HubSpot specialist at Suno, which is a investments education company in BR, i have joined in the begining of February and came to implement and make sure HubSpot is being best used.

 

I am really excited to learn more from all of you, to connect and to know all there is about HubSpot.

Currently i am reading about management methodology from Falconi, to help me improve my skills as I grow within the company. 

 

Looking forward to growing together with you! ❤️

Carol Giacon
Inbound Specialist and HubSpot Lover
JorieMunroe
Inbound Professor

Nice to e-meet you @carolgiacon!

 

I've not heard of the Falconi method, so it looks like I've got some reading to do 🤓 Glad to hear you're loving HubSpot so far! What tools are you currently finding the most useful? What tools are you using the least often? 

 

I also pulled a couple of case studies from HubSpot customers that are also in the financial service industry. Let me know what you think:

 

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NDonners
Participant

Hello everyone 👋

 

my name is Nicole, I'm based in Germany working as a Marketing Manager for a software company. I have been with this company for almost 12 years but moved from a technical role to marketing just 2 years ago.  We implemented Hubspot last year. I really love the platform, and although we have worked with it already for some months now, I feel there is still much more to learn to be set up the right way to move forward. The previous time we spent a lot on setting up the integration and linking correctly to Salesforce.  There are so many things you can do with HubSpot that I decided to start of with this first Marketing Hub certification, to get the right start. 

 

It's nice to be here, and I look forward to meeting others. 😊

 

Have a great day!

Nicole 

Champion
HubSpot Employee

Hi Everyone! Below is a little bit about me:

  • What's your current role? Principal Growth Product Manager, Community
  • What industry do you currently work in? Software (but really I'm in the industry of helping millions of businesses—like yours—grow better). It may sound cheesy, but it's true. 
  • How long have you been with your current company? Close to 7 years. Time flies when you're having fun. 
  • What do you consider your marketing superpowers? Planning and repurposing. Those two together pack a real punch. 🙂
  • What are you currently reading or learning about? Product strategy #alwaysbelearning

Looking forward to meeting and engaging with you all!

Justin

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SLoPresti
Participant

Hi I'm Stephanie...  Business Development Manager.  We are a distributor.  I have worked for the company for 11 years now.  Just stared to use Hubspot.  Going for my certification.  experience is my superpower~

Champion
HubSpot Employee

Hey @SLoPresti welcome to Community (and HubSpot). Definitely keep us posted on your journey and how we can help. 

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SLoPresti
Participant

Thank you!

jennysowyrda
Community Manager

Hey everyone! Very exciting to hear from other HubSpot enthusiasts in this space! 😄 

 

I'm currently a Senior Community Manager on the HubSpot Community team. I've been on the Community team for over 3 years and at HubSpot for 4 years. I think my superpower is creating a strong team environment! Best results are only accomplished with the help of a team, and taking the time to create a strong team is never a waste of time! Look forward to learning from others through this group!  

 

CReid1
Participant

Hey There I'm Chanel and I'm super excited to be here!

 

I work as a client manager specializing in the small to midsize business market accross a varity of industries. I've been with my company for three years and my marketing superpower is being the liason between our creative team and our client. Love being able to add my input into each part of marketing. I'm currently reading I Am My Brand by Kobi Springer. 

Champion
HubSpot Employee

Welcome, @CReid1! That's definitely a helpful skill——being the in-between creative and client. Sounds like you can wear many hats when needed. 

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AprilStevens
Participant | Platinum Partner

Hello Everyone!

 

My name is April and I'm a Digital Content Producer for a marketing agency in Michigan. I just started this role this week after having spent years as a digital journalist. My marketing superpower is two-fold, at least in my opinion, I think I'm really good at making connections and telling the most important story -- the one that will generate leads. I'm currently reading several books, including "A Promised Land" by Barack Obama, "The Prophets" by Robert Jones Jr., and when I need something light and fun, "Act Your Age, Eve Brown" by Talia Hibbert. 

JorieMunroe
Inbound Professor

Hi @AprilStevens! Welcome welcome! 👋

 

One of my favorite adages is: "Today’s consumer doesn’t decide to buy based on what you’re selling, but rather why you’re selling it." In my mind, that's what makes storytelling such a powerful skill. It helps us reach our audiences in a helpful and human way and build meaningful connections. Looking forward to chatting more about this with you in the future! 

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AprilStevens
Participant | Platinum Partner

Thank you for the warm welcome Jorie! I agree wholeheartedly with that adage. The mystery of "why" and the power that a good story can weild is part of why I love writing, journalism, and have come to learn the benefits of marketing said story. This is a journey and I'm excited to be on it!

AmandaPofahl
Participant

Hey there!

 

My name is Amanda, I'm based in Brazil and I currently work as Marketing Manager for an Open Banking API platform that targets the Latin American market. I'm responsible for our Communication and Marketing efforts in Brazil, from PR to demand generation. My superpower is being able to communicate any complex message in a simple, easy to understand way. 

 

I'm a Hubspot enthusiast, have worked with it previously in my former job, and I'm always seeking to learn more about its fantastic capabilities and how they can help with my OKRs. Love the friendly interface and quick support, the team rocks!

 

Cheers,
Amanda

JorieMunroe
Inbound Professor

Hi @AmandaPofahl👋  Glad to have you here! 

 

Big fan of setting and hitting OKRs! It's my favorite goal setting framework! I learned the framework from @Julien (who runs the Crediential program on the Academy team) and never turned back. Smart goal, who? 

 

Excited to share more about what HubSpot has to offer! 

 

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JonathanGabriel
Member

Hello everyone! I am currently looking for my next adventure, but I have spent the past 14 years in various marcomm/social media roles in the higher education and nonprofit sectors! My marketing superpowers would be adaptability and community building - five years ago, I started HigherEdSocial on Slack, a community of higher education social media marketers. I'm currently reading "Imperfect Union" by Steve Inskeep and am getting ready to read "Made to Stick."

 

Jonathan

http://jonathangabriel.myportfolio.com

Champion
HubSpot Employee

Welcome, @JonathanGabriel. With that experience, I'm sure you'll find a fulfilling position where your talent and experience are needed. You can use this Study Group as a way to meet new people and showcase your expertise. 

 

Looking forward to hearing more from you in the future!

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