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13 Non-Technical Ways to Make Your Computer Run Faster
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If your computer is constantly cursed by the spinning wheel of death, or you feel like you’re using a 90’s Netscape browser to surf the web, fear not — it doesn’t necessarily mean you need a new computer. You can implement some simple fixes to make your computer run faster, and most of them only […]

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The Ultimate Guide to UX Design
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Think about a website or app you love. What do you love about it? The ease of gathering relevant information? Or how you can buy something in one-click (and have it delivered tomorrow)? Or how quickly it answers your questions? Now think about the people who created that website. What was their goal? They were […]

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UX vs. UI: What's the Difference?
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Understanding the difference between UX and UI can get confusing — the roles work closely together, and sometimes the terms are used too ambiguously to firmly understand either one. To understand the difference between UX and UI, let’s start with an example: YouTube. Take a look at the YouTube home screen. Everything you’re seeing — […]

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17 Inspiring Instagram Video Examples From Oreo, GoPro, BuzzFeed & More
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Remember when Instagram first started allowing users to post videos back in 2013? The first Instagram videos had to be recorded on your phone and could only be up to 15 seconds long. Those were the days that people compared Instagram video to its Twitter-owned counterpart, Vine. Instagram has come a long way since then, […]

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29 Simple Ways to Grow Your Email List
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I have some bad news: Your email marketing database degrades by about 22.5% every year. Your contacts’ email addresses change as they move from one company to another, opt-out of your email communication, or abandon that old AOL address they only use to fill out forms on websites. As a marketer, it’s your job to […]

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Unriddled: The Latest From Facebook, Announcements From (And About) Apple, and More Tech News You Need
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Welcome one, welcome all to a very warm Wednesday. Not only have we reached the week’s halfway point, but we’re one day away from the official start of summer here in Boston. This Wednesday also brings another edition of “Unriddled”: the HubSpot Marketing Blog’s mid-week digest of the tech news you need to know. We’ve […]

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How to Actually Monetize Facebook Traffic with Messenger
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For years, Facebook has been one of the best places to build and reach your audience. Over that same period of time, though, it’s become much more of a pay-to-play channel. In the earlier days of Facebook, you could create a post and count on your audience seeing it. Now, you’re lucky if that content […]

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Design 101: Asymmetrical and Symmetrical Balance
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Let’s take a look at one of the most famous buildings in the world — the Taj Mahal. While there are numerous reasons the Taj Mahal is aesthetically-pleasing, one reason is its symmetrical balance, which evokes a sense of traditionalism and stability. Image courtesy of livescience.com. Now, let’s take a look at another famous piece […]

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13 Simple Tools for Creating Animated GIFs, Images, and Videos
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Even if you create loads of visual content, it can be a struggle to hold your audience’s attention — especially when you’re trying to communicate complex, detailed, and abstract topics.  What’s a marketer to do?  One option that often gets overlooked is animated images or videos. They’re great because they can explain a point in a matter of seconds. […]

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