The Community For Marketing Professionals

We're on a Mission to Help One Million Marketers

Together, we're smarter, we can share more ideas and opportunities, connect with each other individually and stay on top of this fast moving industry. We want to build a hub for all marketers.

Join the community Our target by INBOUND 2015 Conference (September) is 100,000 marketers in the community.
53,884 marketers so far

The Story of the Community is a community for Inbound Professionals to share and discuss the latest ideas and best practices with the inbound community. Together with our community events, groups and jobs, we've everything you need to excel at inbound.

Founded in February 2012 by Rand Fishkin at Moz and Dharmesh Shah at Hubspot, the community has grown to over 30,000 strong. Since November 2013, has been funded by HubSpot Labs, the experimental arm of HubSpot.

  1. November 2011

    Rand Fishkin first publicly posts about building a "Hacker News for Marketers"

  2. February 2012

    Rand Fishkin and Dharmesh Shah launch with the help of Casey Henry

  3. July 2012 Jobs Board launches at MozCon 2012

  4. September 2012

    New, responsive mobile website launches

  5. November 2012

    All time most up voted article is first shared on

  6. December 2012 reaches 10,000 members

  7. April 2013

    More Ask Me Anything threads including Avinash Kaushik

  8. November 2013

    HubSpot Labs funds to help one million marketers learn, connect and find jobs

  9. February 2014

    Two more top posts. One about Content Marketing and the other about Matt Cutts.

  10. July 2014

    Inbound Groups and Events launch

The people in our community

Rand & Dharmesh

Rand and Dharmesh of Moz and HubSpot respectively, co-founded as a for-fun project for the marketing community.

Here's the story of how they met and first got into marketing.

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Rand Fishkin and Dharmesh Shah