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How to Modernize a Public Relations Strategy That’s Stuck in the Dark Ages
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The end of the first quarter of 2013 is upon us, and if you’re looking to grow your business this year (and who isn’t!?), public relations can be a critical ingredient in your marketing mix. PR can drive brand awareness, introduce you to new prospects and customers, and amplify your core brand messages. The good […]

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How Your Nonprofit Should Be Using Content to Emphasize Donor Impact
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To be an inbound-focused nonprofit organization, you must be using content to spread awareness of your cause, attract new constituents, and bring back past supporters. This content should help you connect with your audience on a personal level, encourage them to support your organization, and spread your mission within their own network of friends, family, […]

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Pinterest Introduces Web Analytics, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week
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Email. Search engines. All those social networks. These channels and platforms are what make inbound marketing possible. Think about it. Without search engines, how would prospects find the content they’re looking for? If there were no such thing as social media, how could businesses still have scalable interactions with thousands of customers and prospects? Sometimes […]

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How to Center Align Your Embedded Tweets [Quick Tip]
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We love us some embedded tweets. They’re a great way to give your content a little pizzazz, and they help to enhance engagement with it, too — among other use cases. But a couple of months ago when we went to embed a tweet into one of our blog articles, we noticed that Twitter no longer […]

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How to Survive Google's Pending Panda Update
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It appears the Google search spam team has a busy year planned. Matt Cutts recently attended SMX west and gave details on what updates they have planned for 2013. And guess what? There will be an update of both Google Panda and Penguin this year.  Surprised? Probably not. Google’s updating their algorithm all the time […]

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Are You Like eBay? How to Tell If You're Wasting Money on AdWords
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Recently, the Harvard Business Review ran an article posing a question that many marketers have asked themselves: Do paid search ads even work? The article, titled “Did eBay Just Prove That Paid Search Ads Don’t Work?”, outlined how eBay determined through internal research that paid search is ineffective for the auction giant. In summary, eBay […]

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How to Stop Buying Lists & Start Building an Opt-In Email Database
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It’s difficult, I know. If you’ve been buying lists since … well, the dawn of Marketing. It’s hard to imagine another way of doing things. Even as your lists get worse and worse (along with the results they drive), it just feels like that’s the way things are. You just have to buy more lists, […]

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10 Targeting Opportunities Most Marketers Are Missing Out On
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Hey baby, let’s get personal. Settle down! I’m just talking about with our marketing! One of the most lovable things about inbound marketing is how easy it is for marketers to target communications. Traditional marketing tactics can sometimes target a particular age group or income level, but it’s nearly impossible to reach out to customers […]

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The Future of Social Media Marketing According to HubSpot’s CMO
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This post is going to talk about the future of social media, and it’s going to boil it down to six words. Let me explain. You might recall that back in January, Twitter announced the launch of its new, integrated mobile video app called Vine. This GIF-like app enables mobile users to capture and share […]

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