15 web pages - which is kinda bizarre (by comparison Wix has a limit of 100 and Squarespace has a limit of 400 pages, and of course WordPress has no limit)
Can’t create or edit drag and drop templates in the Design Manager (you can edit Theme files eg HTML files, but you can’t edit or create drag and drop theme pages)
HubSpot Marketplace tailored for CMS Starter portals
There’s a new Marketplace Downloads section in Settings:
File Manager Experience
File Manager includes the Shutterstock Stock images option (perfect for selecting all your cliche handshake business images lol)
Shot 3: Who is CMS Starter For?
CMS Starter is ideal for microsites and very simple company websites.
Also ideal for people who have a personal blog.
It’s very simple to set up and use, as well as being secure and stable.
It’s priced very competitively in the same range as squarespace, wix and others.
It’s also a very compelling alternative to landing page tools such as Unbounce, landingi, LeadPages. However we are checking to see if you can create a landing page with the theme you download/purchase.
Shot 4: When would you upgrade to HubSpot CMS Pro?
The main trigger for upgrading would be when you hit the 15 page mark.
However, features wise, it’s when you want to be more sophisticated in your site implementation and include
Shot 5: The HubSpot Hub Family
HubSpot CMS Hub Starter is included in the CRM Suite Starter bundle, which includes:
We’ll be discussing this in detail in a future episode.
Shot 6: Where does this fit into the overall HubSpot strategy?
CMS Usage globally
W3Techs have a regular trends report showing usage of CMS, you can view that here.
Will be interesting to see how this % changes over the coming year - currently HubSpot is sitting down at position 18:
Squarespace and Wix are firmly in the sights with CMS Starter. (Drupal and Joomla are targets for CMS Pro or Enterprise)
I won’t be surprised to see HubSpot above 1% within a year, and above 2% within 3 years.
And from there it’s a WordPress, Shopify and HubSpot world.
Shot 7: Our Current Marketing Stack for Small Businesses
For small businesses this is our current stack:
HubSpot CRM Suite Starter, which includes:
HubSpot Marketing Starter
HubSpot CMS Starter
HubSpot Sales Starter
HubSpot Service Starter
HubSpot Operation Starter
Inexpensive costs per 1000 contacts
MailerLite (for email automation and RSS emails)
Agorapulse (for social management)
This is an update to our previous stack (which you can review in episode 138).