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10 Social Media Blunders Even the Big Brands Make
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This post originally appeared on Insiders, a new section on Inbound Hub. To read more content like this, subscribe to Insiders. While we know a bit more about marketing than we do about fashion, we do know enough about which faux pas to avoid.

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Wrote a Negative Online Review? It'll Cost You $3,500
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You know that time the sweater you ordered was more blue than black? Or the time your friend’s birthday present showed up two weeks too late, even though you ordered it months ago? What about the time one of your returns didn’t process? Bad experiences with companies online aren’t

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Introducing LinkedIn's Showcase Pages: A New Place to Promote Your Products and Sub-Brands
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When you follow a brand on LinkedIn, are you interested in every product they sell? Probably not — chances are, you’re interested in one aspect of the brand or its products, but you decide to put up with the irrelevant information in your new feed just because the payoff when you receive relevant content is […]

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What Does Your CMO Do All Day? [Interview]
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This post originally appeared on Inbound Insiders, a new section of Inbound Hub. To read more content like this, subscribe to Inbound Insiders. If you’re a teacher or substitute working in the U.S. public school system, you’ve probably heard of Aesop, a software as a service (SAAS)

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Giving Tuesday and Inbound Marketing: A Love Story
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With the holiday season fast approaching, you’re getting ready for the surge of consumers looking for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday discounts. But once all that craziness dies down, there is one more day everyone should be talking about — the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, also known as Giving Tuesday. This dedicated day […]

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Pinterest Launches "Now-Trending" Tool for Select Businesses
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A version of this post originally appeared on Inbound Ecommerce, a new section of Inbound Hub. Subscribe here to read more content like this from Inbound Ecommerce. For all those holdouts who still think Pinterest is just a place to store recipes or create dream boards, the social platform has changed the

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How Customers Helped Us Design a Better Social Tool
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Social media publishing tools have always made it easy for marketers to share the same message across multiple platforms. Just select your accounts, pick a few times, hit that all-powerful ‘publish’ button, and suddenly your message is everywhere. But is that really the best social strategy?

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7 Tips to Transform Your SlideShares From Good to Great
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“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.” If you played sports in high school, you’re probably familiar with this quote (often attributed to NBA great Tim Duncan). As a tall, awkward kid who couldn’t hit a free throw to save my life, I can assure you […]

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The A/B Test That Improved Call-to-Action CTR by 211%
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Real-time product demos are a powerful tool for driving sales, especially when you can put one directly on your homepage. Demos do a lot of heavy lifting for you — mainly, they combine complex ideas into simple, interactive experiences. As the age-old saying goes, “Seeing is believing.”

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