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The Ultimate Guide to IGTV
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In recent years, we’ve seen the power of video on the internet — Facebook alone gets eight billion average daily views, and YouTube’s video platform has enabled young teens to become national superstars (Justin Bieber, anyone?). It’s no surprise to hear people often prefer video over other types of online content. In fact, a Cisco […]

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8 of the Best Bitcoin Mining Software for 2018
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You’ve got your Bitcoin wallet, address, and mining hardware. Now, all you have to do is get a free Bitcoin mining software that can help you effectively manage and oversee your hardware’s crypto dig. Like any popular, free product, though, there’s a lot of options to choose from. Without testing them all out, how do […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Advertising in 2018
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When you hear the word “advertising,” what comes to mind? Do you think of banner ads on your favorite website? Super Bowl commercials? How about billboards along the highway or posters in the subway stations? While most of us have a pretty good idea of what advertising looks like, it’s a little harder to nail […]

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8 Voice-to-Text Software That'll Help You Work Faster
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In marketing, efficiency is crucial for success. The faster you produce results, the longer you can focus on refining your overarching strategy and capturing more of your audience’s attention than your competitors can. But the physical act of typing out personal notes, your own ideas, and other documents is much slower than your brain’s actual […]

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11 of the Best Mind Mapping Software to Brainstorm Better Ideas
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One of the worst feelings in the world is forgetting a great idea. All you had to do was write it down, but you were confident that you’d never be able to forget such a compelling idea. When the idea slid out of your mind, though, the easy loss of such an insightful thought nearly […]

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Blockchain Explained: A 2-Minute Rundown
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Since blockchain technology hasn’t been widely implemented, it makes sense that the SMB community considers it to be the most difficult emerging technology to understand. But with over $1.3 billion invested in blockchain companies during the first five months of 2018, leaders in tech and finance believe the technology will become mainstream and revolutionize the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Public Relations in 2018
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Are you looking to expand your business’s reach and expose your brand to new people who are likely to be interested in what you have to offer? Welcome to the world of public relations. Commonly abbreviated to PR, public relations defines how a company communicates with people. It’s how brands manage the spread of their […]

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Why Voice Shopping Is Just Getting Started [New Data]
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When it comes to product and feature diversification, Amazon isn’t exactly a novice. But at the core of its business, one might argue, is ecommerce: The business of buying and selling goods and services online. So when The Information learned that one of Amazon’s newer, but core offerings — its digital personal assistant Alexa — […]

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When Is the Best Time to Post on Instagram in 2018? [Cheat Sheet]
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In high school, one of my friends was determined to find the perfect time to post her Instagram photos to maximize the amount of likes she got. She was surprisingly scientific about it, posting at different times of the day and jotting down each of her posts’ “likes per minute”. After weeks of testing, she […]

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