hour-glassThis week in HubSpot content: time. It structures our days; it structures our lives. It can seem to fly by or drag on, but an hour always consists of 60 minutes, a week always consists of seven days, and so on.

"The future is something which everyone reaches at a rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is." - C.S. Lewis

As time progresses, businesses must adjust to keep up with trends and the evolving industry. In sales, timing can often be the difference between closing a deal and losing a sale. Then, of course, there are always the issues of time management and productivity, no matter what department. 

This week in HubSpot content, we discussed time as it relates to all aspects of business to help you optimize your marketing, sales, and your productivity.

Where Nonprofits Spend Their Time With Social Media Marketing [New Data]

All things take time.

While it's now widely understood that all businesses need to dedicate some of their time to developing and managing a social media strategy, it seems everyone has a different perspective on how exactly that time should be spent. Fundraising software company Bloomerang recently surveyed over 9,000 small- and medium-sized nonprofits to determine exactly how they use social media. In this blog post, discover the details of the survey as well as highlights from its results.

How to Monitor and Improve Your Site's Load Time

Time is of the essence.

Although a lot of focus is geared toward SEO and Page Rank as companies attempt to get their website pages to the top of Google search results, many companies overlook the importance of site performance and page load time. Not only are internet users intolerant of long load times, but Google has actually confirmed that it uses load times as a ranking factor for search. Read this blog post to learn more about how to monitor and improve your own site's load time.

It's 10 PM ... Do You Know Where Your Audience Is? How Time of Day Predicts Return Visits

History repeats itself.

People have daily routines. We're all creatures of habit, after all. Chartbeat Lead Data Scientist Josh Schwartz decided to test whether this was true in the online world as well. Do people tend to visit the same websites at the same time every day? Find the answer to this question as well as what it means for your business in this blog post.

How to Close More Inbound Sales Deals With Timely Trigger Events

Timing is everything.

There is no secret formula to guarantee a sale; otherwise, everyone would be a successful sales rep. However, there are some little tips and tricks that can help you improve your sales. This blog post offers some insight from a HubSpot sales rep into how you can use timely trigger events to help improve your close rates.

How to Work Less and Accomplish More: 4 Career Principles to Live By

There are only so many hours in a day.

For business owners, there’s always way too much to do and too little time. No matter how much you work, you’re likely always left feeling like there is so much more you need to accomplish. In this post, learn the four career principles that will allow you to work less -- but accomplish even more.

From Traditional to Digital: The New Role of the Modern CMO

Times have changed.

The role of the CMO traditionally involved directing ad campaigns targeting specific demographics. However, in recent years, consumers have converted to digital technologies for their search and purchasing needs, redefining the role of the CMO. In this post, learn about the new role of the modern CMO and how traditional CMOs can go about making this transition.

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Originally published Mar 23, 2014 8:00:00 AM, updated February 01 2017

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