Internet Marketing

How to Embed Instagram Photos and Videos, No Hacks Required [Quick Tip]
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A few weeks ago, Facebook announced that video is now available on Instagram. We were pumped … and then quickly disappointed because we couldn’t do anything besides post videos to Instagram. No embedding options whatsoever, and hacking the video embed code was fairly complex and didn’t always work properly.

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Google+ Update Makes It Easier to See What Your Friends Like, and Other Inbound Stories of the Week
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This week, brands everywhere started to switch things up. New features, new monetization models, and even new data cropped up everywhere … and you’ve got to make sense of all of these new shiny objects in case they could be a great opportunity in your marketing.

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Why Consulting Is A Job Everyone Needs To Experience
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When you look at me, what do you see? Probably an entrepreneur, right? Although I am an entrepreneur, I see myself as a consultant. I spent the first 6 years of my career running a consulting company and helping businesses with their Internet marketing needs. It’s where I got my start and although I hated […]

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Awful 4th of July-Themed Posts We (Wisely) Decided Not to Write
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A hot topic of discussion among inbound marketers is how they think of topics to write about. I personally find myself engaged in a life-long topic brainstorm — topic ideas tend to pop up at the bar, on the train, in the shower, even while I sleep. (Indeed, I’ve dreamt of blog posts I should […]

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How Cluttered Is the Advertising Landscape, Really? [Timeline]
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Airplane trays. Parking meters. Bathroom stalls. These are only a few of the unusual nooks and crannies that advertising has ineffably found its way into over the years. We know advertising is everywhere, and we know the media landscape is more cluttered than a house on an episode of Hoarders, but, like, just how bad […]

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The History of Advertising: How Consumers Won the War for Their Attention [SlideShare]
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You’ll never believe it, but there was a time when humans lived without being blasted by advertising everywhere they turned. In fact, before brands started cramming messages into every communication channel on earth (some even in outer space), “advertising” was simply a helpful suggestion for something you might need — like soap, for instance.

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Bye Bye, Google Reader: 3 Viable RSS Reader Alternatives You Can Use
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On July 1, 2013, Google Reader will be shutting down for good. It seems like forever ago that we wrote about this (in reality it has only been about 3 months), but since most people do things at the last minute, I figured it was pretty likely you haven’t switched your RSS reader over to something […]

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How to Harness the Power of Data to Elevate Your Content
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If you were going to ask your CEO for more inbound marketing budget this year, which argument would be more convincing: “I ‘feel’ it’s the right thing to do,” or, “48% of marketers are increasing their inbound budgets this year, and it’s the third year in a row the industry is expanding at almost a 50% rate. […]

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