Pros: It does everything you need for marketing and sales for at least the first year of the company. The CRM has come a long ways and the eductional content is first rate.
Cons: Price. It's super expensive unless you are part of one of the Hubspot partner accelerator programs in which case it's amazingly affordable.
Hubspot changed our company's entire sales lifecycle. Earlier we were struggling to manage the sales lifecycle and now it got much easier to the team as everything is present on the dashboard including the daily activities, tasks, emails and many more. Great product for a startup to get its sales lifecycle.
We will all continue to search for a better CRM - and we all jump on and off Salesforce. For simple Account>Contact>Deals management Hubspot (free) does everything we need and with new launch has a better UI. Lack of reporting kinda kills the free version BUT it fits the bill.... Would LOVE to see inline editing though like salesforceIQ.
Not in love with Hubspot Sales or Hubspot Marketing. They remind me of Microsoft so much! My team was confused for a long time about which product they were on and where to do certain things. Their AdWords campaign mgmt was not intuitive so we abandoned that. People tell us we will end up on SalesForce eventually.