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Google Starts Highlighting In-Depth Articles in Search, and Other Inbound Stories
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Guys, I’m pretty psyched for the weekly news roundup today, if I may say so myself. There was a ton of stuff that happened in the news this week — it seemed like Facebook, Twitter, and Google rolled out a bagillion features, and I was struggling to keep up with it all amidst my other marketing […]

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The Resources You Need to Get Started With Business Blogging [In Under 100 Words]
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If you don’t know what business blogging is get an introduction here. Ready to start writing? Cool, let’s go! Start by selecting strong topics and keywords. If you’re getting writer’s block, this Mad Lib-style blogging template should help. (Or, just flip through this SlideShare about getting over writer’s block.)

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15+ Stats to Know Before Running Your Next Social Media Contest [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Looking to spice up your social media presence? Ever consider running a contest or offering special promotion for your followers? If you’re considering incorporating some gamification into your social media marketing strategy, you might want to check out this infographic created by Kontest

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10 Cool INBOUND 2013 Perks You Might Not Be Aware Of
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#INBOUND13 is just around the corner, so whether you bought your ticket six months ago or are still deciding whether or not to pull the trigger, here are 10 things you might not already know about INBOUND. Get excited. And if you haven’t already, get your tickets.

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9 Critical Components for Optimized Marketing Emails
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As a marketer, email marketing should be one of your favorite tools. Not only is sending emails a great way to communicate with your audience and keep your list warm, but email marketing can (and should!) also be used as a channel for generating leads. But in order to convert more leads from your

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Everything You Need to Know to Dominate Local Search
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The internet lets you reach billions of people around the globe, but if you’re like many small or local businesses, world domination isn’t really on your radar (not yet, anyway). What makes your business tick is your local community, whether on the town, city, county, or state level. So with all the choices consumers have

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75 Free Stock Photos to Use in Your Marketing [Free Download]
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Earlier this summer I received an email from one of our blog managers saying that a popular stock photography website was claiming one of the images in an ebook I had created had been wrongfully used.  Embarrassed, I quickly went to the offer to see where I had gone wrong.

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Tweet This, Not That: Simple Swaps That'll Make Your Twitter Posts More Appealing
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By now, most marketers know the drill. Tweet early and often. Be fun and personable. Don’t tweet politics or religion. Work toward engagement — not follower count — and the leads will find you. So far, it’s working.

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5 Ways You Can Capitalize on Facebook's News Feed Algorithm Update
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Usually, when Facebook makes a change to its interface or News Feed algorithm, the company just up and does it. One day you’ll log into Facebook and everything suddenly looks different, and you’re scrambling to figure out what the heck is going on and how the new feature may affect your marketing. 

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