Posts by

Matt Smith

CEO of 1406 Consulting which provides solutions for business owners looking to take advantage of the ever-expanding digital landscape.

Creating a “Virtual Office”: How Remote Teams Thrive Using HubSpot

Remote work is no longer a temporary trend—it's here to stay. 85% of managers believe that remote work will become the new norm. And it's not just about flexibility; remote workers report feeling 22% happier in their jobs compared to their in-office counterparts. As more organizations embrace this shift, creating an effective virtual workspace becomes essential for fostering teamwork, visibility, and productivity.

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Why HubSpot? Rocket Fuel for Business Growth

Why HubSpot is the one-stop shop you've been looking for to streamline operations, empower decisions with data, and pour rocket fuel in your engine to launch your business to the next level. Learn how HubSpot's tools and the surrounding community have helped companies like yours leverage this greater-than-the-sum-of-its-parts solution to achieve tremendous results.

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Unlocking the Future of Marketing with AI: Live Insights from HubSpot INBOUND 2023

A Front-Row Seat at the Intersection of AI and Marketing

Welcome to HubSpot INBOUND 2023, the playground of innovation and the birthplace of tomorrow’s marketing solutions. This year, as a Diamond HubSpot Solution Partner, 1406 Consulting is more excited than ever about the arsenal of AI-powered features that HubSpot has rolled out. Let’s delve into what these AI enhancements mean for marketers and how they are redefining the future of customer engagement.

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Why Forgetting About Your Goals May Be the best Thing for Your Business

“Keep your eye on the prize.” That’s the advice we’re given whenever we’re struggling. The shiny reward at the end of the struggle. But when it comes to long-term goals, it’s easy to feel like Sisyphus rolling his boulder up the hill and never reaching the top. That’s why we think Mr. Miagi’s advice to young Daniel in Karate Kid is far more valuable: “Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off. Breathe in through nose, out the mouth.” It’s that mindfulness of the here and now that helps us reach our goals without even realizing how close we are. Because the truth we so often forget is that, in life and in business, it’s the journey that makes things worthwhile, not the destination.

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Harnessing HubSpot Sales Hub for Startup Success

In the dynamic world of startups, founders often start as the primary sales force. As the business scales, the need for a robust, scalable CRM system becomes inevitable. HubSpot Sales Hub offers a comprehensive solution that integrates seamlessly with HubSpot's extensive CRM capabilities to streamline your sales processes and boost productivity.

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How Small but Mighty Teams Master Communication

The companies that succeed at growing their business aren't always the ones with the best product. However, they're almost always the ones that do a better job of communicating with their market than the competition does (of course having a good product helps too!).

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