Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

The 10 Cutest Brand Mascots of All Time
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This post is full of gratuitous cuteness. Here’s why. I’m looking into some flights to Ireland (I’m a sufferer of the most debilitating form of wanderlust), and I’m using the flight comparison engine Hipmunk to find a flight. I used to use a couple other ones, but the Hipmunk chipmunk is just so cute it’s […]

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10 Remarkable Discoveries About Inbound Marketing in Europe [NEW REPORT]
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When HubSpot launched our international headquarters in Dublin this January, we wanted to transform the way people do marketing. An important part of that mission is understanding what inbound means to European marketers and their companies. At HubSpot, we have strong opinions on inbound marketing, but we wanted to hear from other marketers in Europe […]

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6 Marketing Automation Lessons I Learned the Hard Way
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Not too long ago, my colleague Katie Burke wrote a great article, “The Right Way to Think About Your Marketing Software RFP,” and it got me thinking about my own experiences as a buyer of marketing technology. Particularly I realized, more often than not, I was thinking about automation the wrong way. In the past nine […]

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The Highs (and Lows) of Letting Your CEO Manage Twitter for a Day
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If you were following @HubSpot on Twitter yesterday, you would’ve noticed that our CEO and Co-Founder Brian Halligan had commandeered the account. And while all you social media and community managers out there are probably cringing as I say this, I bet the CEOs and Twitter users of the world are cheering and applauding Brian’s […]

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The CEO's Guide to Listening on Twitter
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One of the perks of my job is I get to talk to lots of interesting CEOs and founders of other companies who are trying to build an inbound marketing machine. And a question I’ve been getting a lot lately from CEOs is, “Okay, I’m on Twitter, but I don’t get it. How the heck […]

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20 Data-Backed Ways to Upgrade Your Social Media Marketing [SlideShare]
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As a professional social media scientist and part time unicorn hunter, I spend a lot of time chasing down and busting social media unicorns-and-rainbows myths and superstitions — advice that has no basis in facts — with real data and science. I’ve conducted quite a bit of research about social media marketing, and as a result, […]

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How a Simple Email Can Give You Critical Insight Into Your Recipients' Behavior
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As inbound marketers — especially us email marketers — we all but obsess over our clickthrough rates. If people are clicking through in our emails, it means we’ve provided content that’s interesting and relevant enough to make them want to learn more.

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Give Me 10 Minutes and I'll Make You an SEO Expert (Kinda)
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Here’s the quick-and-dirty guide to being an SEO “expert,” which merely means you know more than the people around you. This article will accomplish that. Well, not really… But the building blocks are all here. Read the full article at MarketingProfs

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The Biggest Mistake Marketers Make …
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… is to assume people know something about them. Don’t assume people know what your company does when they’re watching a video on a deep page on your website. Don’t assume they saw your last product press release before reading the new one. Don’t assume they are sick of your message or positioning just because […]

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