7 episodes

Are you in the HubSpot Ecosystem and looking to engage with the Industrial and Manufacturing Space? Are you in the industrial and manufacturing space looking to learn more how HubSpot can elevate your business?

Join Chris and Selim, two HubSpot Solution Partners with 25 years in the industrial and Manufacturing space, as they explore the intersection of these two worlds. Through interviews with experts from both ecosystems, they will attempt to bridge the gap in the largest market we know today.

This podcast is an independent production by CYM and is not affiliated with HubSpot

Sprockets and Gears - The Unofficial HubSpot Industrial Podcast Conveying Your Message

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Are you in the HubSpot Ecosystem and looking to engage with the Industrial and Manufacturing Space? Are you in the industrial and manufacturing space looking to learn more how HubSpot can elevate your business?

Join Chris and Selim, two HubSpot Solution Partners with 25 years in the industrial and Manufacturing space, as they explore the intersection of these two worlds. Through interviews with experts from both ecosystems, they will attempt to bridge the gap in the largest market we know today.

This podcast is an independent production by CYM and is not affiliated with HubSpot

    Transforming Manufacturing Processes with HubSpot: A Conversation with Bob Balm

    Transforming Manufacturing Processes with HubSpot: A Conversation with Bob Balm

    Join Sprockets & Gears host Chris in an informative conversation with Bob Balm, an expert in adapting HubSpot for manufacturing companies. In this episode, they explore the distinctive challenges faced by the manufacturing sector and how HubSpot can revolutionize their business processes.

    Bob Balm provides his expert insights on using HubSpot as a versatile customer platform, highlighting its dual implications for data management and enhancing customer journeys. He shares his own journey in marketing and the evolution of his approach towards leveraging HubSpot’s capabilities. The episode takes a deep dive into specific HubSpot use cases in manufacturing, including an in-depth look at a case study on implementing dynamic emails using custom objects.

    The discussion further delves into how HubSpot’s continuous innovation has impacted business processes, emphasizing the importance of aligning these processes with customer experiences. The episode culminates in a rapid-fire Q&A session with Bob Balm, where they discuss underrated, overrated, and misunderstood aspects of HubSpot tools.


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    • 49 min
    Understanding HubSpot Implementation and Growth Strategies with Christopher Nault

    Understanding HubSpot Implementation and Growth Strategies with Christopher Nault

    Join Sprockets & Gears hosts Chris and Selim and their guest Christopher Nault, an expert in implementing HubSpot across diverse business environments. In this episode, they delve into the intricacies and strategies essential for successfully integrating HubSpot into various companies.

    Christopher shares his extensive knowledge on the challenges of adapting new processes within different organizational contexts. He underscores the importance of empathy and expertise in customer interactions, and the crucial role of a consultative approach in building and maintaining client relationships. The discussion explores the art of balancing the vision sold to clients with practical, realistic implementations.

    Thank you again to Christopher Nault for being a guest on our show.


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    • 46 min
    The Untapped Potential of CMS Hub: Insights from HubSpot Expert Adam Stahl

    The Untapped Potential of CMS Hub: Insights from HubSpot Expert Adam Stahl

    Join Sprockets & Gears hosts Chris and Selim for an engaging episode featuring Adam Stahl, an expert in HubSpot's CMS Hub.

    This episode dives deep into the intricacies of CMS Hub, offering listeners a comprehensive understanding of its features, benefits, and how it integrates seamlessly with other HubSpot tools.

    Adam and our hosts discuss the current educational resources available for CMS Hub, acknowledging a gap compared to other HubSpot offerings and exploring potential improvements. The conversation then shifts to CMS Hub's market positioning, shedding light on its unique strengths and practical use cases across various industries.

    The episode takes a closer look at the rapid development of HubSpot's ecosystem and its impact on partners and users, with a particular focus on the role of CMS Hub. Adam shares his insights on the future of HubSpot tools, specifically CMS Hub, and discusses his wishlist for upcoming iterations and enhancements.

    Thank you again to Adam Stahl for being a guest on our show.


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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Inside HubSpot's Evolution: A Sales Perspective with Sam Daniel

    Inside HubSpot's Evolution: A Sales Perspective with Sam Daniel

    Join Sprockets & Gears hosts Chris and Selim as they explore the evolution of HubSpot with Sam Daniel, a seasoned sales expert from the company.

    In this episode, Sam Daniel shares his journey at HubSpot, shedding light on the platform's evolution from a marketing tool to a comprehensive customer platform. He talks about the challenges and successes in integrating new services like the Sales Hub and Service Hub and the vital role of HubSpot's partner ecosystem in its growth. The conversation dives into the importance of adaptability, customer focus, and finding the balance between selling and solving in the tech industry.

    Throughout the episode, Sam provides insights into HubSpot's transformation, the internal challenges and strategies in adapting to an expanding product line, and the significance of the partner network in shaping sales strategies. He discusses often underappreciated tools and potential integrations, emphasizing a customer-centric approach and envisioning future enhancements for HubSpot.

    Thank you to Sam Daniel for being a guest on our show.


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    • 50 min
    Beyond the Box: HubSpot’s New Era of Custom Solutions with Christopher Barnett

    Beyond the Box: HubSpot’s New Era of Custom Solutions with Christopher Barnett

    Join Sprockets & Gears host Chris and Selim for a compelling discussion with HubSpot expert Christopher Barnett on leveraging HubSpot to boost business growth.

    Gain perspectives on HubSpot's evolution into a full customer platform and emphasis on solution selling. Learn the importance of balancing customization and standardization in HubSpot tools. Discover how Revenue Operations unifies teams and enhances customer journeys.

    Hear insights on effective HubSpot implementation, training and integration with other platforms. Appreciate Christopher's views on HubSpot's future potential as a scalable CRM and business solution.

    This episode explores best practices for maximizing HubSpot's capabilities, from customized solutions to optimized workflows, to drive transformative business growth.

    Thank you again to Christopher Barnett for being a guest on our show.


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    • 49 min
    Digital Transformation and Human Connections: George B. Thomas Talks CRM Strategies

    Digital Transformation and Human Connections: George B. Thomas Talks CRM Strategies

    Join Sprockets & Gears host Chris and Selim for an insightful discussion with HubSpot expert George B. Thomas on optimizing CRM strategies for industrial companies.

    Gain perspectives on adapting CRM processes to fit organizational needs and focusing on people over platforms. Hear insights on addressing knowledge gaps among leadership and employees on the value of CRM.

    Learn how CRM implementation relates to digital transformation and evolving business processes in manufacturing. Discover ideas for enhancing departmental synergies in sales, marketing and more.

    Appreciate the importance of updating traditional industrial business practices for the modern era. This episode explores the human elements and education required to unlock the full potential of CRM.

    Thank you again to Georges B. Thomas for being a guest on our show.


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    • 54 min

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