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The Top 7 Benefits of a HubSpot Website Migration

Written By Elissa Bowling on Jun 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you're tired of your current CMS, but hesitant to move, we know the feeling. It can be a daunting project to move your entire website, especially considering it's so crucial to the success of your business. But despite what you may think, bringing your whole website onto HubSpot isn’t a painful, laborious process. In fact, it’s easy, reliable, cheap, fast, and produces a high quality product. Whether or not you already have sections of your site like landing pages or blog posts hosted on HubSpot, there are loads of perks to migrating your whole site onto HubSpot’s CMS.

1. Bring the all-in-one platform to life - CMS+CRM

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HubSpot is the leading all-in-one platform connecting your Content Management System (where your website lives) and your Customer Relationship Management system (where your contacts and prospects live). With your website on HubSpot, you can use smart features and personalization to tailor your content, offers, and outreach to your visitor’s psychographic and demographic factors. Your website is your #1 Marketer and Salesperson. The more your website is customized to your visitor’s context, the more qualified leads you generate for your business.

2. Responsive websites (out of the box)

Your website on HubSpot will be responsive to all popular screen sizes, regardless of whether or not your website was responsive to start with. 

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According to Statista, 52.2% of all internet traffic in 2018 has been from mobile devices. That's up from 35.1% just three years ago, and is still rapidly climbing. The point is, more people are accessing the internet via mobile and tablets than desktops, so it's crucial that your website is responsive and legible on multiple screen sizes. So if you have been putting off updating your website to make it responsive and you are thinking about migrating your website onto HubSpot, this is an awesome perk!

3. (Free) SSL Certificate included

Security is a hot topic these days: GDPR was recently rolled out, data breaches are a regular occurrence, and millions of hacks occur everyday that never even make the news. In fact, if you want to visualize some of these attacks that are happening as you read this, check out the live map from Norse. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) establishes an encrypted link between the web server and the browser and ensures that all data passed between the server and browser is private. 

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SSL has become an industry standard, and HubSpot automatically provides an SSL certificate to all Marketing Basic, Professional, and Enterprise customers. Migrating your site onto HubSpot means that this SSL certificate comes free.

4. Hands-on project management by a Website Technical Consultant

Your website migration will be in the hands of an experienced, quality-driven team of experts. Our Migrations Team has built out thousands of websites on HubSpot, and they will ensure that your website on HubSpot not only maintains the look and feel of your brand, but also that it is built to optimize usability and doesn't require a technical resource to update.

Once the website migration is complete, the Website Technical Consultant will provide you with go-live support for a smooth transition to your live site on HubSpot. 

5. A 24-hour Support team to help you manage your website

Our kind, energetic, and brilliant Support team is eager to help you with anything and everything in your HubSpot portal, including your website. If you run into an issue or just need a quick clarification while making edits to your website pages, our Support team is just a couple of clicks or a phone call away.

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6. Our migration service is cheaper and faster

Our current pricing model is first 60 pages are FREE and every page after that is $25. This means that if your website has fewer than 60 pages, your website’s migration is free. If your website is 80 pages, that’s $500 - still far less than the going rate for a website rebuild.

Not only are the costs low, but we'll also have your website migrated in under 3 weeks. For the majority of websites, your HubSpot migration will cost you $0-5K and take 2-3 weeks to complete. If you find a better deal than that, please comment and let me know!

7. Access to the Template Marketplace

The Template Marketplace is packed full of high quality themes and modules, ranging from the simple and elegant to the complex and multi-functional (many of them free or very cheap!) Browse and download to continue elevating the quality of your website post-migration.

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HubSpot takes a high-touch approach to website migrations from start to finish. You'll find the process smooth and helpful, and the product will unlock HubSpot's website optimization and customization capabilities to build your business.

Topics: Website Design, CMS, COS

Elissa Bowling

Elissa is a Website Technical Consultant at HubSpot. When she's not migrating websites, you can find her hiking, rock climbing, or playing any kind of organized sport.

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