Choosing the best automotive website design

In the last post, we considered the right website software to use if you're redesigning or launching a new website. Now it's time to consider the best automotive website design.

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VIDEO - Session about Generating Sales & Market Changes with Steve and James

This time James Walters is talking to Steve Smith about outsourced sales, changes in the way Automotive companies should sell to get the best results, the importance of calling as part of prospecting and sales activity and the job of turning leads into qualified leads.

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How The Tree Group secured a highly prestigious niche vehicle manufacturer for BTB Exhausts

As always you can listen by watching this video or read the transcript below...

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VIDEO - James take on The Complete List of July 2018 HubSpot Product Updates

This month we review the new HubSpot Marketing Hub Starter that now includes email marketing (no more need for MailChimp!!!), Lead flows (website pop ups) now include a thank you email for all versions of Marketing Hub including the free version, and updates to the Service Hub with new customer feedback features.

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VIDEO - Session about Generating Leads with Laura and James at The Tree Group

Welcome to the first in our new series where each episode is a Session on something different about business growth, sales, marketing, and websites. This series is aimed at helping Automotive companies.

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Choosing the right website software for your Automotive company

If you're planning an update of your existing website or launching a new website it's likely you'll have considered Wordpress. But, are you considering the main reason to have a website?

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Now you can sync contact details between HubSpot and the FreeAgent accounts package

I've used FreeAgent for years as it's an excellent and easy to use accounts package that allows you to submit directly to HMRC and comes with extra features such as Self Assessment (makes it fast and easy to submit my self assessment to HMRC), invoice and chase email automation and accepting payments by Direct Debit and Credit Card.

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No more MailChimp now that HubSpot Marketing Starter includes email marketing - One system, one database, less work!

As of 30th July, HubSpot Marketing Starter now includes email marketing at £42 per month based on 1,000 contacts. HubSpot Marketing Starter is all the tools you need for converting traffic into leads, engaging them with email, and tracking them with helpful insights and analytics along the way.

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GDPR for small businesses - GDPR for Automotive Part 8

In the last post in this series we looked at 'Why get started with EU GDPR'. This time lets consider how to make it easy to handle GDPR for small businesses.

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Generate new leads with our HubSpot Marketing Free implementation

In this post we'll look at a quick way to generate extra leads from your website and to know the sources that deliver the best leads and customers so you can better target your marketing and sales activity.

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What is profitable growth for an Automotive company?

One of the questions I'm asked by business owners in Automotive is, "what is profitable growth?". On the face of it, this is quite straight-forward but I usually answer that question with another question, "what are you doing to grow?" because growth can only be sustained and profitable if you have the right approach to grow consistently.

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Why get started with EU GDPR - GDPR for Automotive Part 7

In the last post in this series we looked at 'Sales outreach & Who should use new rules'. This time we'll look at why get started with EU GDPR from the perspective of how you handle prospecting and outreach so you're GDPR-friendly.

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[research] Driving revenue by understanding your buyers

The HubSpot Research portal has an interest article from 2016 that I felt is 100% relevant to Automotive B2B companies in 2018. Here's a summary of the article and my thoughts on how this applies to business owners.

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How to use the latest HubSpot updates from a Certified HubSpot Partner

I'm starting a series of blog posts to give you ideas for using the latest HubSpot updates in your Automotive company using the HubSpot Growth Stack that includes crm, sales, marketing, website, and customer service.

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Sales outreach & Who should use new rules - GDPR for Automotive Part 6

In the last post in this series we looked at 'updating your existing contacts'. This time I'm looking at what to consider when you're approaching new sales leads so you're being GDPR-friendly and ethical in your sales activity. If you missed the first post in this series then take a look here to for the GDPR overview.

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Reporting requirements - GDPR-friendly Ideas for Automotive companies Part 5

In the last post in this series we looked at 'synchronising data between your systems'. This time I'm looking at reporting requirements and what you should consider saying to the people whose data you already have stored in your systems in a GDPR-friendly way.

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What it takes to sell to a Formula One team...

If you’re in Automotive and have a product or service to sell to vehicle manufacturers or parts distributors then you’re in a highly-competitive industry. If you want to go one step further and get into the supply chain of Formula One then you’ll find business development, sales, and account management to be even more challenging.

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Using LinkedIn to Advertise your Automotive job roles

LinkedIn gives you the opportunity to advertise your Automotive job roles. LinkedIn will share your adverts across LinkedIn, email to suitable people who have the right skills and location. Anyone on LinkedIn can find your advert through search, and it will also appear on your Company Page. We'll also share the job using the LinkedIn profiles of James Walters and Steve Smith who have 10k+ connections. You can also share your job via social media.

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Synchronising data & what are some tools for regulatory framework - GDPR Part 4

In the last post in this series we looked at 'Updating your systems'. I'm often asked 'what are some tools for regulatory framework' so this time lets look at automatically synchronising your contact details and data across your cloud systems such as CRM, Email marketing, and Email contacts folder. This is important to make it easy to respond to requests such as 'Modification', more on that in future posts.

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Updating your systems - GDPR-friendly Ideas for Automotive companies Part 3

In the last post in the series we looked at 'Updating your privacy policy'. This time I'll walk you through some considerations to update your systems to be GDPR-friendly.

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