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5 Simple Ways to Boost the Impact of Your Marketing Automation Workflows
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We’ve talked about the basics of marketing automation workflows quite a few times before. If you’re reading this post, you are probably already running a few workflows. So I’m not going to talk about how to get them started — though if you want a refresher, here is a pretty comprehensive guide. Instead, I want to talk about […]

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What You Need to Know This Morning: June 19, 2013
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If we were playing a game of Truth or Dare right now, and I choose “Truth,” and your question was “What are you doing right now?,” my answer would be “Sleeping.” That’s a lot of what-ifs, but it’s my way of telling you that today is day one of a three-day staycation that I am so […]

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Brand Reputation Management: Your Seven-Point Game Plan
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Despite its current popularity, brand reputation management is not a new concept, but today it’s about actively managing the references, conversations, and feedback that typically occur online. Here are seven key areas you should address. Read the full article at MarketingProfs

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Must-Read Small Business Advice From Real Entrepreneurs [SlideShare]
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Small businesses are deceiving. Why? Because there’s really nothing small about them. The ideas that spark them, the minds that lead them, the risks that advance them, and the heart that goes into them — they’re all pretty … big.

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How charity: water Has Reinvented the World of Charitable Giving
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The IRS lists that there are over 1.1 million nonprofit organizations in the United States — so nonprofit marketers, like the rest of us, have their work cut out for them. Getting people to care deeply enough about an issue is extremely challenging, particularly given the number of emails, invitations, and requests most people get […]

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How to Turn One Idea Into a Bottomless Backlog of Blog Posts
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This situation sound familiar? You have an idea, then lose it, then come back to it again. You write it down quickly, check some email, get derailed, jump into a meeting, grab a coffee, then settle back in … only to hate what you thought of in the first place. You have no problem writing […]

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59% Say Running a Small Business Is Harder Today Than 5 Years Ago [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Small businesses don’t exactly have it easy. And with new marketing technologies emerging at a rapid pace in recent years, it’s no wonder 59% of small business owners say it’s harder to run a small business now than it was just five years ago.

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What You Need to Know This Morning: June 18, 2013
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Happy Tuesday, marketers. NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden tells The Guardian that Google and Facebook have been “misleading” users about their role in sharing data with the government. He also says, “The U.S. government is not going to be able to cover this up by jailing or murdering me. Truth is coming, and it cannot be […]

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How Small Businesses Saved Me From Living in My Parents' Basement
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Today kicks off National Small Business Week. I have a very personal history with small businesses, and because of that history, I often recommend to many people coming out of college that they try to find a job at a small business if they can. Here’s why.

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