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How to Use Dynamic Content for "Smarter" Marketing
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If you’ve been following inbound marketing for a while, you’ve probably heard of the term ‘smart content’ before. It’s one of those terms lots of people use and assume that most everyone knows what it is. But not all of us are in the know — lots of people are searching about it every day. So we […]

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How to Write an Introduction [Quick Tip]
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Blink. Blink. Blink. It’s the dreaded cursor-on-a-blank-screen experience all writers — amateur or professional, aspiring or experienced — know and dread. And nowhere does it plague writers more than when they’re writing their intros. I mean, you already have a blog post you want to

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Salespeople Need to Be Remarkable, Too
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When I was invited to write a few posts for HubSpot, I decided that one of my topics would be about the “Be Remarkable” theme of their recent INBOUND 2013 conference in Boston and how we can apply that concept to Sales in addition to Marketing. What does it mean to provide a remarkable sales […]

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Would You Spend $1,000 to Complain About Poor Service? This Guy Did
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We’ve all heard that social media has empowered customers. But earlier this week one person took that empowerment to a whole new level. Hasan Syed was a passenger on British Airways. The airline lost his baggage and was slow in resolving the issue. As a lot of other people have done in similar

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What Exactly Does Google Consider High Quality Marketing Content?
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Every 24 hours, 2 million unique blog posts are published. In light of this statistic, the quest to claim the #1 spot on Google’s search results for key terms in your industry suddenly seems harder than ever, doesn’t it? Google’s search algorithm uses myriad different factors, known as “signals,” to determine quality

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Everything You Need to Know to Get Started With Pinterest for Business
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Getting started on a new social network – regardless of what it is — can sometimes feel incredibly daunting. You’re dealing with a lot of new things: new platform rules, new platform technology, new audience using the platform, and most likely a new marketing strategy to make the most of the new thing.  And while […]

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9 Do's and Don'ts for Creating Outstanding Facebook Cover Photos [+Free Templates]
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When people come to your Facebook Page, where do you think they first look? I’ll give you a few hints. It’s a visual piece of content that sits at the top of your Company Page. It takes up almost a quarter the screen on most desktop browsers. You probably guessed it by now … it’s […]

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How to Integrate Inbound Marketing With a Traditional Sales Team
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For those of us immersed in the world of inbound marketing, it’s easy to understand how inbound tactics can have a major impact on a company’s bottom line. However, we work with a lot of companies that are just now embracing inbound marketing principles and tactics. In these cases, the last

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How to Convert Casual Blog Visitors Into Dedicated Subscribers
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You probably know all too well by now that content creation is a very necessary function of successful inbound marketing. And for the inbound marketers who embrace that, a business blog is one of the most reliable and effective platforms for publishing much of the content they create. But if you’ve been consistently blogging for a […]

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