Is Technology Actually Making Us Less Productive? [New Research]
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After working in my role here at HubSpot for almost eight months now, I’ve started to go into autopilot when I turn on my computer every morning. I open up my email app, my calendar app, my organization and productivity app, my grammar-checking app, my note-taking app, my analytics tool, and my blogging tool. And […]

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Help! My Brand Went Viral: 12 Small Brands That Made It Big
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When you think of viral marketing, your mind probably wanders to that Oreos “You can still dunk in the dark” tweet, which garnered an enviable 40,000 retweets and Facebook likes during 2013’s Super Bowl power outage. Or perhaps you think of the Dove “Real Beauty Sketches,” a video with more than 67 million views to […]

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15 Common Logical Fallacies and How to Spot Them
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Logical fallacies — those logical gaps that invalidate arguments — aren’t always easy to spot. While some come in the form of loud, glaring inconsistencies, others can easily fly under the radar, sneaking into everyday meetings and conversations undetected. Having an understanding of these basic logical fallacies can help you more confidently parse the arguments and claims you […]

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6 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Freelance Graphic Designer
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Hiring the wrong freelance graphic designer can make or break your brand or marketing objectives. A designer that can’t complete projects on time, lacks the ability to adapt to your brand aesthetic, or has never taken on the type of work you’re doing could cause you to lose business. Regardless of the type of project […]

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Easy as 🍰: How to Boost Engagement with Emoji Push Notifications
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One night, I re-wrote an entire Sublime song in emojis. Yes, seriously. I can’t remember what prompted me — maybe I was just bored. But I spent a few hours and spelled out Sublime’s “What I Got” in its entirety with the tiny images. Here’s a snippet of the song: Ridiculous, maybe. But there are […]

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How to Tell a Gripping Story on Your About Page
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Your About page. It’s one of those requisite elements of your website that’s easy to overlook. But really, is it even that big of a deal? How many visitors will actually take the time to check out your About page? Well, here’s an interesting statistic. According to a study from KoMarketing, “52% of your visitors […]

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Easter Eggs: 10 of the Internet's Best Hidden Gems
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Sometimes, it seems like the internet is full of tedium — waiting for a page to load, juggling different passwords, and trying to find the perfect GIF image to describe your mood. But luckily, it’s also full of really cool nuggets, thanks to the clever developers who make it their mission to put the curiosity […]

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19 Statistics About Multicultural Millennials Marketers Should Know [Infographic]
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Millennials, or people between the ages of 18 and 34, make up the largest population group in the United States. There are more than 75 million millennials in total, and that number is projected to increased to more than 81 million by 2036. Additionally, this age group is the most active and engaged across social media platforms. […]

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