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The Stories Behind 5 Social Networks That Never Caught On
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What was the first social network you ever joined? While many people will recall it being Facebook or Twitter, others might remember some of the earlier, less popular social networks. You know, like Friendster, Open Diary, and Orkut?  A lot these primitive social networks go forgotten, but that doesn’t make their stories any less important. […]

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6 Seemingly Harmless Ways You're Sabotaging Your Proposals
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60% of leading advertisers will review their agencies within the next 12 months, according to a study from Advertiser Perceptions. As if to prove the point, Procter & Gamble announced in January they will review all ad agency contracts in 2017. Whether it’s due to the demise of the agency-of-record, growing concerns over transparency issues, […]

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Want More Success Using Instagram? Experts Share Their Best Tips for Businesses [Live Hangout]
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For many marketers, it’s no longer enough to have a strong Twitter or Facebook presence. We’ve got to go where our prospects and customers are — and for many folks, that’s Instagram. Still working on getting started on Instagram? Got an account but struggling to get more followers and turn them into leads? Unsure how […]

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5 Overlooked Metrics Your Agency Needs to Measure for a Profitable 2017
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Running a business takes everything you have. Entrepreneurs pour their creativity, passion, effort, savings — their everything — into their work. And five years after they start, half of them are out of business. A decade later, two-thirds have called it quits. But why? For marketing firms, I believe it comes down to a lack […]

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The Little-Known Stories Behind 8 Iconic Packaging Designs
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Packaging has a profound impact on how we relate to particular products. In a consumer taste test for 7-Up, participants reported tasting more lemon flavor when they drank the soda out of cans with 15% more yellow coloring in the package design. The colors, textures, fonts, and compositions on the products we buy can really change […]

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18 Productivity-Boosting Bots for Marketers
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If it’s not clear by now, allow us to be the first ones to tell you: Artificial Intelligence [AI] is here to stay. There have been some mixed responses to this phenomenon. Forrester reports that AI will eliminate 16% of U.S. jobs by 2025, which understandably freaks some people out. But that same report also […]

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Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: 5 Important Distinctions
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It’s official. We live in an era when we can speak commands to machines — without the push of a button — and, most of the time, they will acquiesce. On top of that, we have access to more than one type of such technology and our choice of devices. As my Dad might say, […]

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Productivity, Hiring Practices, Collaboration & More [Live Discussion]
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The field of artificial intelligence (AI) is dominating both headlines and the attention of businesses — and for good reason. In 2016 alone, at least 40 AI companies were acquired. The increasing sophistication of AI is also predicted to change the work force. An analysis from Oxford researchers reported than 47% of jobs are at […]

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Blast From the Past: 7 Websites That Were One Thing, But Now They're Another
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Once upon a time, back in 2005, there lived on the internet a website called YouTube. It’s a name that, today, many people recognize as a video-sharing website — and much more — that’s owned by Google. But over a decade ago, YouTube wasn’t what it is today. In 2005, YouTube was a dating site. […]

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