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Big Disconnect: Only 12% Implementing Big Data Strategy
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Despite the hype, most organizations have yet to develop and implement a Big Data strategy, and few are taking advantage of product, customer, and other data sources, according to a survey of data management professionals by SAS and SourceMedia. Read the full article at MarketingProfs

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Why Your Keyword Strategy Is Incomplete Without User Intent
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Keyword research has long been heralded as a pillar of a proper SEO strategy. In fact, without proper keyword research, inbound marketing efforts can be misguided, budgets misspent, and strategies designed on a poor foundation. While any SEO professional worth their title knows how to conduct keyword research, many marketers tackling SEO still fail to […]

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27 Time-Saving Tools and Tricks to Be a More Productive Marketer
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Today’s marketers are increasingly strapped for time. We live in a world where inboxes buzz at 11pm and “busy” is the most common response to “How are you?” If this sounds familiar, you’re probably faced with a conundrum: You can’t get in any earlier. You can’t stay much later. And sleeping any less would qualify […]

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How to Master Non-Awkward, Effective In-Person Networking
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Remember the good ol’ days when we found jobs through ads in the daily newspaper? Hard to believe, especially considering the fact that 70% of jobs are found through personal relationships, according to John Bennett, director of the Master of Science at the McColl School of Business.

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What Every Marketer Should Know About Hiring a Freelance Designer
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The old saying, “you never get a second chance to make a first impression” is certainly true when it comes to your brand. The pressure to make a great impression makes it incredibly important that each of your design touch points looks and feels remarkable to a first-time visitor. Maybe your company’s creative team is […]

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How to Tell if That Industry Event Is Really Worth Your Money
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In some way, shape, or form, events are probably a part of your inbound marketing strategy. Whether that means attending, sponsoring, or hosting your own industry event, every marketer should be thinking about how events fit into their overall inbound marketing strategy.

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7 Steps to Transforming Into an Inbound Agency
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You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But you can teach a good, old-school agency how to adapt to changes in the marketplace, and transform themselves into a sleek, high-performance inbound marketing machine. We know. We’ve seen it done time and again.

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LinkedIn Now Testing Facebook-Style Mentions, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week
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There are so many changes in the world of marketing that it feels almost impossible to keep up. Well, some big players in social media and marketing have been making moves that are hard to ignore. In fact, nary a week goes by your favorite social networks aren’t sprinting to release something new. This week […]

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4 Tried and True Marketing Automation Recipes for Better Email Nurturing
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Research from MarketingSherpa shows that the email marketing strategy for most B2B marketers still predominantly revolves around sending mass emails to a marketer’s entire mailing list. You’re familiar with mass emails, right? Those things you almost always delete from your own inbox?

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