How to Attract Talent With a Company Hashtag: 10 Inspiring Examples
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It’s getting harder and harder for companies to attract and retain the right people. According to the Talent Shortage Survey, 40% of global employers are unable to find the right talent for jobs that need to be done. For this reason, many employers are looking internally to their existing team for support. According to Jobvite, employee […]

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9 Marketing Books to Read Before Q1 Ends
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Simply put, marketers comprise an impressively busy population. With a perpetually incomplete to do list, an eternal quest for work-life balance, and ongoing efforts to keep up with the latest creative trends, where the heck are we supposed to find time to do something like, say, read a book? But something that might seem recreational […]

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The State of Video Marketing 2017 [New Data]
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It seems like every year is labeled ‘the year of video’ by one expert or another — but 2017 could well have the best claim yet. Of course, it’s no secret that video content has become staggeringly popular. And, as with most marketing trends, the more consumers have watched, the more marketers have spent. Brand […]

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How to Write Effective Job Ads for Your Hiring Funnel
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What’s so hard about writing an online job ad? On the surface, it seems simple enough. Just describe the job’s responsibilities, label it with the role you’re hiring for, and post the ad. While that strategy might get you a few results, there are some best practices that can maximize your ad’s views and clicks. In turn, that […]

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7 Tools for Generating Infinite Content Ideas for Your Blog
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Blogging sucks. Okay that’s a bit extreme. In fact, there’s a lot that I enjoy about blogging—mainly connecting with you guys. But what does suck is having to constantly come up with new ideas for blog posts. It’s a grind that can be quite exhausting, especially if you’re simply coming up with ideas off the […]

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Apply Yourself: 28 Marketing Awards Worth Going For
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“Something that is conferred or bestowed especially on the basis of merit or need.” That’s the Merriam-Webster definition of the word “award.” And for such a brief statement, it packs a lot of punch — especially with that “merit” part. After all, we all love merit-based recognition, especially at work. Being recognized for a job […]

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15 Creative Lead Generation Ideas to Try
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The whole lead generation process is tough — especially when you only rely on traditional methods. Sending cold emails and scraping together lists can be incredibly demoralizing because, let’s face it — most of those people don’t really want to talk to you. What if you could still reach your lead generation goals using methods that actually […]

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Be Mine: A Brief History of Valentine's Day Marketing
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When I was in grade school, Valentine’s Day was one of my favorite holidays. There were cards. There was the possibility that your crush actually liked you back. And, there was the chocolate — so, so much chocolate. Little did I know that the roots of this holiday bore little-to-no resemblance to my childhood experience […]

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