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How We Grew Inbound Traffic by 300% in 6 Months
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During the second half of 2015, we put together a plan to dramatically increase the amount of inbound traffic to our software as a service (SaaS) company’s website. In April we were averaging roughly 3,000 visits a day; all of this was coming via existing inbound marketing. We knew that if we could increase our traffic […]

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How to Avoid Email Marketing Mistakes: 6 Tips & Processes for Maintaining Quality
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You know what hurts? Spending roughly three weeks (or more) shepherding an email from ideation to deployment … only to realize later that an error made it all the way through to your customers’ inboxes. I know this feeling all too well — I’ve made a few dingers myself over the years. And while none of […]

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17 Inspiring Instagram Video Examples From Oreo, Spotify, BuzzFeed & More
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Remember when Instagram first started allowing users to post videos back in 2013? The first Instagram videos had to be recorded on your phone and could only be up to 15 seconds long. Those were the days that people compared Instagram video to its Twitter-owned counterpart, Vine. Instagram’s come a long way since then, and […]

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Inbound Link Building 101: 33 White Hat Ways to Build Backlinks for SEO
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There’s no question that building great inbound links to your site is hard work. While many site owners resort to spamming blog comment sections to get their backlinks, that’s neither necessary, nor effective for your SEO efforts. But it’s probably just a last ditch effort since, although there’s much talk about generating inbound links, the […]

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7 Useful Reporting Hacks to Try in Google Sheets
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While it might not be as powerful as the industry standard, Microsoft Excel, Google’s online spreadsheet tool, Google Sheets, provides several other advantages. From offering more collaboration capabilities, to having a more attractive price point (re: free), it’s no wonder that more and more marketers are turning to Google Sheets for their reporting. Whether you’re […]

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How to Use Facebook Live: A Complete Guide
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In their continued effort to promote video content in the News Feed, Facebook recently launched Facebook Live, a live video streaming service that lets anyone broadcast live videos from their mobile device straight to their Facebook News Feed. Why are marketers getting so excited about Facebook Live? Because it’s an awesome way for them to use the power of live […]

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How to Have a Super Productive Weekend: 12 Helpful Tips
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Let me make one thing clear: This is not a post about how you should spend your weekends working yourself to the bone. “Productivity” has a much wider definition than many of us give it credit for. We tend to equate productivity with doing things, rather than with taking time to think, reflect, and rest. […]

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12 Different Types of Marketing Email You Could Be Sending
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The internet is swarming with tips, tricks, and suggestions about how to design beautiful emails. And while a lot of marketers seem to understand the basics — personalize the copy, make the call-to-action pop, segment your list, etc. — many still overlook an important component of effective email marketing: emails also need to have visual appeal. […]

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