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You're Pregnant! Just Kidding. Here's the News You Missed This Week.
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Sometimes, I wonder if the internet can be boiled down to a single sentiment: “Oops.” That was certainly the underlying theme of some major news items this week, like the one our headline alludes to — more on that below. After all, the digital landscape is a setting that can be described at once as […]

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How to Kick Your Email List Building out of a Plateau
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Every business owner eventually experiences growth stagnation. It can happen with sales. And it can happen with your email list. I’ve been there. You feel stumped. Your email list isn’t growing. What can you possibly do to kick yourself out of this rut? Well, the exciting news is, you’ve got several options. Some of them […]

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Thanks Live Chat, Messaging Will Take It From Here
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Automation is a funny thing. Too little is the enemy of efficiency. Too much kills engagement. Think about email. Automated email nurturing campaigns were the answer to individually following up with every single person who downloaded a piece of content from your website. In the name of efficiency, marketers queued up a series of emails […]

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6 Interview Questions to Assess Emotional Intelligence
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Despite what you might have come to believe after sorting through the internet’s seemingly bottomless slew of articles on the subject, emotional intelligence is more than just a buzzword. The ability to empathize with others, build lasting relationships, and manage emotions in a healthy way has been proven time and time again to be one of the […]

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5 Pillar Page Examples to Get You Started With Your Own
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Earlier this year, a handful of my extremely bright and capable colleagues compiled a report on topic clusters: a method using a single pillar page as the main hub of content for a given topic. All of your content assets related to that topic link back to the pillar page — and to each other. Cool, […]

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6 Ways Your Bedtime Routine Is Wrecking Your Work
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Last night, I began to read an excellent novel right before I went to bed. The plot twists! The engaging dialogue! The cliffhangers! It was a great read. But when I finally went to put the book down two hours later, I was completely wired and nowhere near sleep, and I wasn’t too productive the […]

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What is SEO in 2017? How It's Changed, and Where We Are Now
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As marketers, we’ve gotten quite good at evolving our playbooks when it comes to SEO. But the changes we’ve seen to this point are nothing compared to what’s coming next. We’re no longer in the “early stages” of a new era of search — we’re here, now, witnessing new trends and best practices unfold in […]

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How Important Conversion Optimization Is for Small Ecommerce Sites
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There are no two ways about it. If you’re in ecommerce, you’re in business to make money. Sure, there may be philosophical reasons why you provide your customers with top-notch service. But ultimately, your goal is to ensure money exchanges hands quicker and more often. The way to achieve that is through conversion optimization. This […]

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