Internet Marketing

What Happens When You Make Gated Content Free?
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Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em, chances are, you have an opinion about forms. Trust us — they’re not evil. We still use them, and still believe that many marketers should continue to do so, too. But truth be told, the “Should we gate our content?” question has been flying around HubSpot for a […]

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14 PowerPoint Presentation Tips for Building More Creative Slideshows [+Templates]
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I like to think of Microsoft PowerPoint as a test of basic marketing skills. To create a passing presentation, I need to demonstrate design skills, technical literacy, and a sense of personal style. If the presentation has a problem (like an unintended font, a broken link, or unreadable text), then I’ve probably failed the test. […]

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7 Reasons Why No One is Watching Your Video Content
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You did it. You finally produced and posted your first series of marketing videos. You wrote the scripts, filmed them, edited them, and uploaded them to an online platform. All that’s left to do is sit back, relax, and watch the views roll in. Ha ha. Funny story, right? Before I worked at HubSpot, when […]

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How to Do ABM Without Selling Your Soul
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Mayo on a sandwich. Hot sauce on a taco. Hot fudge on a sundae. All things that — when used correctly — make the thing they complement way better. But If you use too much of any of them, or use them in the wrong context (hot sauce on a sundae? No thanks.), or simply […]

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Marketers Weigh In: Instagram or Snapchat Stories?
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Be honest: Do you spend a lot of time during your work day chatting with colleagues on messaging apps, like Slack? It’s okay — so do we. And while some of our messages are GIFs and emojis (okay, the majority of our messages), we also get into lots of lively Slack discussions (okay, debates) about […]

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How to Make an Animated GIF in Photoshop [Tutorial]
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If you’ve spent any time on the internet at all, you’ve probably come in contact with an animated GIF. It’s an image file that allows you to feature animated images, which makes it seem like the image is moving. Think of them as a hybrid between a still image and a video. Why are GIFs […]

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Should Writers Fear the Rise of Video?
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Few things in human history have been as influential as the written word.   Writing has toppled empires, built global corporations, and inspired millions, if not billions of people. For decades, writers have played a chief role in marketing. David Ogilvy once wrote, “advertising is a business of words.” But will it always be? After […]

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14 Video Production Tips to Enhance Quality and Drive Views
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Video content can be a valuable asset in your inbound marketing content mix. In fact, by the end of this year, video content is expected to represent nearly three-quarters of all internet traffic. But getting people to sit through your videos can be challenging, considering that the longer your video is, viewers will consistently drop off and […]

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