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Content Creation Workshop Roadshow | 7,000+ Miles in 100 Days
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I’ve always been obsessed with content – how its message has the ability to inspire, educate, motivate, and drive people to take action, whatever that action may be. Early on in my career – dating back to 2010 when Google Analytics still let you view keywords that led to organic website visits – I sold […]

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The Decline of Organic Facebook Reach & How to Outsmart the Algorithm
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If you’ve been managing a Facebook Page over the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a drop in how many of your fans have been viewing and interacting with your organic posts. This decline in organic Facebook reach came to a head in 2014, when marketers started picking up on (and complaining about) the situation […]

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6 New LinkedIn Features You May Have Missed
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If you’ve logged into LinkedIn over the past few weeks, you may have noticed something different. Actually, everything is different, because LinkedIn completely overhauled its desktop site. After Microsoft acquired the job search and networking website in 2016, LinkedIn announced it would redesign its desktop website to more closely mirror its mobile apps. LinkedIn is […]

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How Twitter Is Fighting Harassment & Cyberbullying
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I’ll say it: I love Twitter. I use Twitter to follow breaking news stories, to promote my work and the work of colleagues and peers I admire, and to consume and laugh at jokes and memes. I like spending time on the platform to stay informed and connect with people. But it goes without saying […]

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About the Author: How to Write a Quality Author Bio
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If contributing guest posts is part of your content distribution and promotion strategy, you’re probably familiar with the following scenario: You write a great article for a guest publication, and at the end, you’re compensated with a teeny, tiny paragraph about yourself. Unless you wrote the article for purely altruistic reasons, this paragraph, though short, […]

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How to Create a Twitter Moment: A Step-by-Step Guide
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Sometimes an event is so remarkably big that it completely takes over social media for a few hours, or even days. Think back to the last awards show, sporting event, or viral meme — how many tweets about it popped onto your Twitter timeline? When more than 9,000 tweets are published per second, it can […]

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7 SaaS KPIs You Need to Track in 2017
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The software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry has experienced exponential growth over the past several years and shows no signs of decline. Even the poorest segment is projected to see a compound annual growth rate of 19.7 percent through 2019. And by 2020, it’s projected that SaaS deployment will be more than 25 percent greater than traditional software […]

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February Social Media News: Weather on Facebook, SNL on Snapchat & More
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We spend a lot of time on social media sites — globally, it’s around two hours per day. But for all of that time spent social networking, we may not always know what’s going on behind the scenes with the sites themselves. To help you save time while staying informed, we’re launching a monthly social […]

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Why Is Everything at HubSpot Wrapped in Tin? It’s Our Year in Review 2016
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HubSpot reached its 10-year milestone in 2016. And as tradition holds, the tenth anniversary calls for a gift of tin. Yes, just like the thing you carry your breath mints in. Tin’s strong yet pliable nature represents the flexibility and fortitude needed in any lasting relationship. And that got us thinking. Flexibility is really about […]

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