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The Top 50 Marketing Blogs on the Internet Right Now (+ Advice From #1)
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If you’re anything like me (and my apologies if you are), you like lists. And, if you also happen to work in marketing, you’ve probably heard of the old AdAge Power150 list — it was a list of the top marketing blogs in the world. I use the past tense, because a few months ago AdAge […]

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How Workplaces Get Diversity Training Wrong
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Workplace diversity isn’t just good for your employees’ wellbeing — it’s also good for business. Back in 2015, a McKinsey report found that companies with management teams in the top quartile for ethnic and racial diversity were 35% more likely to have financial returns above their respective national industry medians. Companies in the top quartile […]

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The 15 Best Infographics of 2014
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Every year people proclaim the death of something or other in marketing — and the death of the infographic doesn’t escape conversation. It’s probably because while more people have caught on to the power of infographics for communications or marketing initiatives, not all of them are doing it well — so it’s hard to separate the […]

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10 Marketing Job Descriptions to Recruit and Hire an All-Star Team
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Are you ready to build your dream team of inbound marketers? Do you know what roles to fill and how to find the best people for the job? Hiring inbound marketers is fairly new and uncharted territory for many businesses straying from traditional marketing and adopting more inbound-driven, web-based marketing tactics. Just recognizing the need to invest in inbound […]

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Do We Trust Anything Anymore? Surprising New Data From SXSW
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Events kicked off today for SXSW — a multi-day series of festivals and conferences in Austin, TX — with a jam-packed, star-studded lineup of interviews and panels on the convergence of interactive, film, and music. Among those sessions was the “SXSW Report on Trust: Gov’t, Tech & Media” a discussion with none other than journalist Dan […]

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7 of the Best Free Apps for Startups to Kickstart Growth
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Chances are, at this very moment, you have more then one application open on your computer or phone. The question today is not if you should use tools, but which ones should you be using. There’s no shortage of options. With over 5,300 marketing tools alone, how does someone choose the best solution? In the […]

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Slack, Shopify & Tough Mudder: Business Lessons From 3 High-Growth Companies
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How can we take what we have and make it grow? It seems like a simple enough question. But growth is hard – especially in the corporate world.   Between increased competition, shorter cycle times, and growth hackers finding innovative ways to disrupt a market in record time, scaling your business has become increasingly challenging (and […]

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6 Science-Backed Playlists for Improving Your Productivity
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When I first started at HubSpot I was welcomed with a fresh pair of orange headphones. Not to be dramatic or anything, but I was so excited you would have thought they handed me pure gold. You might be thinking, “They’re just headphones. So what?” Well, for me — and many others — listening to music […]

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3 Scary Fears You Need to Overcome To Experience Amazing Inbound Results
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When my marketing agency The Whole Brain Group talks to prospective clients, we spend a lot of time educating them about the cultural shift that will need to take place inside their leadership team and organization as a whole to make an investment in inbound marketing successful. We know from our own experience, and from […]

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