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The ManoByte Blog

Learn Inbound Marketing from the Experts

We're Having a Blast at the #ShoreTelOne Global Partner Conference

By Megan Prangley | December 7, 2016

Topics: ShoreTel

If you've ever been to a tradeshow, then you know there is nothing quite like the energy on the very first day. Especially this time of the year, with holiday lights decorating the beautiful Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center at #ShoreTelOne. The ManoByte team has sent five of our "Sharks, " and as you can see in the image above, we've proudly brought lots of orange all the way from Grand Rapids to Orlando, Florida! Unable to make the conference? Well, you're in luck, we're sharing our unique experience right here for ya! 

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Special Series on Inbound Marketing Best Practices: Creating CTA's That Convert

By Megan Prangley | December 5, 2016

Topics: Inbound Marketing, CTA

Are you frustrated with your lead generating efforts? Are you putting great content on landing pages and in emails only to see month after month of poor conversion rates? The problem could be your CTA or lack thereof. CTA stands for Call-to-Action, and it's an inescapable part of your Inbound Marketing strategy. Believe me, you see CTAs everywhere online, you just might not realize it. These buttons answer the questions, "Where should I click next and why?"

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MANOBYTE'S HEADING TO #SHORETELONE

By Amy Post | December 3, 2016

Topics: ShoreTel

Several years ago, ManoByte began working with one of ShoreTel’s many valued partners to manage their inbound marketing efforts. The results were nothing short of amazing, right out of the gate we were able to help that one partner obtain 62% of all cloud leads available that quarter. Thanks to the success of that relationship, word spread and we quickly began managing a variety of marketing efforts for partners all across the United States. 

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WHAT'S HAPPENING AROUND WEST MICHIGAN THIS WEEKEND? December 2nd-4th

By Megan Prangley | December 2, 2016

Where did November go? Is it just me, or has the time really flown by this autumn as we roll into the first weekend in December already? If you're feeling a little blue from the cold weather, not to fear, our blog series "What's Happening Around West Michigan," will warm you up with lots of new and exciting ideas for your weekend plans!

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REPORT: What Video Marketing Will Mean for Businesses in 2017

By Amy Post | December 1, 2016

Topics: Video Marketing

In 2016, we’ve seen a number of changes in how companies are marketing their businesses. From Facebook LIVE to Instagram Stories and SnapChat, one thing remains consistent - video is at the center of today’s successful marketing trends. And this is all with good reason, check out a few video marketing facts in this blog (Don’t want more facts? Click here to go right to the report.)

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WHAT'S HAPPENING AROUND WEST MICHIGAN This Weekend? November 25th-27th

By Megan Prangley | November 25, 2016

Topics: Weekend Fun

Do you have that #FridayFeeling? Here at ManoByte, we recognize the need to relax, refuel, and recharge every weekend with our newest blog series, "What's Going on in West Michigan?" Join us every Friday, right here, as we explore what's up in the Greater Grand Rapids area. This weekend carve out some time for more than just eating turkey and have some fun on the town.

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It's Time For The Weekend! What's Happening Around West Michigan?

By Amy Post | November 18, 2016

Topics: Weekend Fun

Here at ManoByte, we absolutely LOVE the weekends. That's not to say we don't love our Monday to Friday gig too, we just all agree that we need a little time to rest, rejuvinate, and get ready for the week ahead. And because of our love for all things that happen from Friday to Sunday, we thought we'd start a little something here on the blog to get you geeked up, too.

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Overcoming the Many Challenges of Channel Marketing

By Amy Post | November 17, 2016

Topics: Channel Marketing

Channel Marketing: it’s a crazy and confusing world out there, isn’t it? Teams are frustrated because leads are shared among all partner sales teams, the prospects lists are managed and monitored in what seems like thousands of different CRM and PRM platforms, and there appears to be no way to effectively nurture leads to move them along the buyers journey. All these issues combined cause nothing but inconsistencies and frustrations.

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ManoByte's At #INBOUND16: Friday Update

By Amy Post | November 11, 2016

Topics: ManoByte, INBOUND16

All good things must come to an end, I suppose. Today marks the final day of HubSpot's INBOUND conference and boy did we master the "Work Hard, Play Hard" mentality this week, learning A TON from the HubSpot crew while having a blast around town in Boston.

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ManoByte's at #INBOUND16: Thursday UPDATE

By Gillian | November 10, 2016

Topics: INBOUND16

The 2016 INBOUND conference has been beyond exciting and I can't believe it's already Thursday! After an inspiring keynote from Brian and Dharmesh yesterday, the ManoByte team got the chance to spend the evening with hundreds of other HubSpot partners from across the globe. The HubSpot Partner Launch was full of tasty goodies that are upcoming from the HubSpot platform (we can't tell you what they are just yet, but the room was pretty excited). And after that, the Partner Party at the Boston Children's museum gave us a chance to really mingle and learn the latest from our fellow Platinum partner agencies. (There may have been a little bit of wine there, too). 

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