As the title suggests, this week’s Tip Jar explains why I decided to pull the plug on Hubspot’s marketing automation software. I’ve been using it for nearly two years and before I explain why I decided to stop, I want to be clear on a few things.
Hubspot is a great company with a great product. The software was reliable and the support was great. The amount of time they invest into educating their resellers and customers is simply epic. The marketing community owes them a debt of gratitude for that and so much more.
But Hubspot and I just don’t fit anymore. I have lots of people ask me whether or not Hubspot is worth it. In this week’s newsletter I’ll use myself as a case study to demonstrate some of the pros and cons.
Tip Jar: Why I Left Hubspot
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