Business Software Review Highlights: August 29, 2014

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Once again, we received a plethora of great software reviews on G2 Crowd this week. Here are some of the best.

To be considered for an upcoming highlights post, write a review + fill out your software review completely, with helpful product observations and feedback.

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HubSpot files $100 million IPO, cites G2 Crowd rankings as validation

hubspot ipoEarlier this week, HubSpot, Inc., a rival to Pardot, Marketo, Eloqua and others, filed an initial public offering (IPO) for $100 million. (You can read the full S-1 filing here.) In the document, HubSpot claims it had 2013 revenue of $77.6 million on 50% year-to-year revenue growth, and works with more than 11,500 customers.

Our data supports this positive growth; our recent GridSM report of the best marketing automation platforms not only named HubSpot a Leader, but ranked them #1 in customer satisfaction, based on more than 800 user reviews.

Furthermore, in the S-1 document, HubSpot referenced G2 Crowd findings – not once, but twice – as third-party validation for its business. 

By mentioning their high customer satisfaction ratings in the S-1, it appears HubSpot is proud of their commitment to customers and believes it is a critical component to their success.  G2 Crowd agrees customer satisfaction is critical to a software companies success and a key factor to consider when purchasing software.

We are proud that HubSpot choose to mention us in the S-1.  It further validates that G2 Crowd is leading the way in changing the way business software is bought and sold.

You can check out more HubSpot reviews on our website, and purchase our premium marketing automation research. In addition, you can see how it stacks up to various competitors here:

HubSpot vs Marketo

HubSpot vs Eloqua

HubSpot vs Pardot

HubSpot vs Act-On

HubSpot vs Silverpop

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G2 Crowd President Tim Handorf to appear on Social Media Week Chicago panel

 

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Social Media Week is coming back to Chicago, and G2 Crowd is part of it!

G2 Crowd Co-Founder and President Tim Handorf will be speaking on a panel, titled “How Social Media Have Disrupted B2B Buying (And What To Do About It).” The panel will delve into how social media is affecting the B2B buying process, examples of how it’s playing out online and what successful companies are doing to adapt.

Appearing with Tim on the panel are:

•    Mike Pilarz, VP and Account Director, Zocalo Group
•    Edward Vesely, EVP and CMO, SilkRoad
•    Ed Brill, VP Social Business Transformation, IBM Corporation

The event will be on Wednesday, September 24 from 1:30-2:15pm at the Hyatt Regency Chicago,
151 E. Wacker Drive.

For more information on the conference, and to buy a pass, click here.

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Business Software Review Highlights: August 22, 2014

business software reviews g2 crowd logoThere were a lot of great business software reviews posted on G2 Crowd this week. Here are some of the best that we saw.

To be considered for an upcoming business software review highlights post, be sure to fill out your software review completely, with helpful product observations and feedback.

For more frequent updates from G2 Crowd, you can follow us on our LinkedIn company page, or from Twitter and Google Plus.

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