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Finally, Facebook Makes It Easy to Run Contests
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Anyone else feel like Facebook’s rolling out updates faster than the speed of light? It got to be so much I actually asked someone on our content team if we needed to update our Facebook for Business ebook — and she responded with a resounding, “uhhh YEAH.” So we did … and then Facebook went […]

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Google’s New AdWords Quality Score Reporting: Where Did All My 10s Go?
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Recently, Google announced a change in the way Quality Score would be reported within AdWords. The change, which they’re reportedly doing for more transparency, is supposed to tie your reported Quality Score — the figure between 1 and 10 that you see in AdWords — more closely with your actual Quality Score — the figure […]

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Introducing #ebookchat: Join Tomorrow's SEO Q&A at 12 EST
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We’re trying a new thing here at HubSpot — Digital Ebook Club. You see, we have all these ebooks that spur questions for people, but it’s really hard to corral all that Q&A and discussion into one place that fosters real-time interaction. Enter the Digital Ebook Club! For our first read,

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When Good Headlines Go Bad: Lessons From One Site's Marketing Mistake
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At HubSpot, we love to teach businesses how to write compelling copy and irresistible offers. One of the most important elements of any piece of content is having an attractive headline. Especially in today’s economy where every company is fighting for consumer attention, standing out is important.

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How LinkedIn's University Pages Will Kick Your Marketing Strategy Up a Notch
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Ready to give your university’s social presence a boost? You’re in luck! Last week, the professional social network LinkedIn announced University Pages. A platform for universities to share information, connect with prospective students and their parents, and retain communication with alumni networks, University Pages are “one

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10 of the Sexiest Calls-to-Action on the Web
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Portions of this blog post were excerpted from the ebook, 101 Examples of Effective Calls-to-Action. If you’d like to see more examples of superb CTAs, download it for free and learn exactly what makes them so effective. The other day I was walking to the bus, using my NextBus app to track when the bus would […]

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Brilliant Little Hacks to Make Your Blog Way More Personal
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The age of context is among us, folks. If you haven’t been beaten over the head with this message yet, context marketing is all about providing the right content to the right visitors at the right time. But according to a survey report from Yesmail Interactive and Infogroup Targeting

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The 7 Personalities Every Successful Social Media Manager Has
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There aren’t many instances in our professional lives where having multiple personalities is seen as a positive trait. After all, it spawns dishonesty, deceit, and fosters a tense environment often filled with animosity.

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How to Turn Your Blog Subscribers Into Valuable Business Leads
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With so much emphasis on quality content these days (and rightfully so!), it’s easy to forget about some of the other things that make an effective blog tick. But let me tell you — building a successful business blog isn’t just about creating content. And if that’s the only thing you’re focusing on, you’re definitely […]

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