Internet Marketing

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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The 7 Principles of Conversion-Centered Landing Page Design
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Designing an optimized landing page isn’t exactly a cakewalk. If you want to achieve a respectable conversion rate, that is. So … how schooled are you in the concept of conversion-centered design? Conversion-centered design (CCD) is a discipline targeted specifically at designing

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The 12 Worst Things About Conferences We're Officially Nixing
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Some events are cool. Some events are as stale as a week-old pizza crust. Okay. Confession time. I’ve done all the following at corporate events: fallen asleep sitting up, gotten a la-hot of work done on my mobile device, found refuge in an isolated corner, Googled how to grow an indoor herb garden.

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5 Simple Ways to Boost the Impact of Your Marketing Automation Workflows
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We’ve talked about the basics of marketing automation workflows quite a few times before. If you’re reading this post, you are probably already running a few workflows. So I’m not going to talk about how to get them started — though if you want a refresher, here is a pretty comprehensive guide. Instead, I want to talk about […]

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59% Say Running a Small Business Is Harder Today Than 5 Years Ago [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Small businesses don’t exactly have it easy. And with new marketing technologies emerging at a rapid pace in recent years, it’s no wonder 59% of small business owners say it’s harder to run a small business now than it was just five years ago.

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Facebook Hashtags Take a Page From Twitter’s Ad Business, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week
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Almost every day, it seems like some company or social network is redesigning itself or adding new features or something. Don’t get us wrong, this isn’t a bad thing, it’s just a lot to keep track of — especially while we’ve been busy prepping to celebrate Father’s Day today.

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Apple's Product Videos: Corporate Fluff or Brilliant Mission Statements?
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Apple introduced a bunch of new products this week, including a new Mac Pro, new Mac operating system, a new streaming music service called iTunes Radio, and a new version its iOS mobile operating system. They’re all interesting enough … but you know what was even better?

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An Insider's View: Inbound Marketing in Europe Versus the U.S.
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At the launch of HubSpot’s European office in Dublin in March, my colleagues here at Brightfire shared some insights from a few of our customers on what it’s like to do inbound marketing in Europe — because, well, it’s a bit different than in the U.S. In this blog post, I wanted to continue that

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