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7 Core Services Your Agency Needs to Offer in 2017 [Free Guide]
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Inbound marketing and sales continue to have a massive impact on the way businesses market themselves and sell their products. More companies than ever before are opting for agencies that offer a full-funnel range of inbound services. So what specific services does your agency need to offer in 2017 to stay on top of shifting client demands? Get prepared for a profitable year with […]

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The State of Video Marketing 2017 [New Data]
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It seems like every year is labeled ‘the year of video’ by one expert or another — but 2017 could well have the best claim yet. Of course, it’s no secret that video content has become staggeringly popular. And, as with most marketing trends, the more consumers have watched, the more marketers have spent. Brand […]

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Apply Yourself: 28 Marketing Awards Worth Going For
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“Something that is conferred or bestowed especially on the basis of merit or need.” That’s the Merriam-Webster definition of the word “award.” And for such a brief statement, it packs a lot of punch — especially with that “merit” part. After all, we all love merit-based recognition, especially at work. Being recognized for a job […]

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15 Creative Lead Generation Ideas to Try
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The whole lead generation process is tough — especially when you only rely on traditional methods. Sending cold emails and scraping together lists can be incredibly demoralizing because, let’s face it — most of those people don’t really want to talk to you. What if you could still reach your lead generation goals using methods that actually […]

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Be Mine: A Brief History of Valentine's Day Marketing
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When I was in grade school, Valentine’s Day was one of my favorite holidays. There were cards. There was the possibility that your crush actually liked you back. And, there was the chocolate — so, so much chocolate. Little did I know that the roots of this holiday bore little-to-no resemblance to my childhood experience […]

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How to Use Hashtags on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
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A lot of words have been added to the dictionary over the past few decades thanks to social media, but few have become so widely used and accepted as “hashtag.” For a long time, the hashtag symbol (#) was known simply as the “pound” symbol. Now, I could swear that the only time I hear […]

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6 of the Best Messaging Apps for Different Scenarios
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Anyone remember AIM — previously known as AOL Instant Messenger? I do. I remember downloading it to get through hours of a high school computer science class. I remember insisting to my parents that, no, it wasn’t a distraction from my homework — even though, you know, of course it was. And, I remember when […]

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A Brief History of Snapchat
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“Snapchat isn’t about capturing the traditional Kodak moment. It’s about communicating with the full range of human emotion — not just what appears to be pretty or perfect.” Snapchat CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel wrote this in the first post on the Snap Inc. — then Snapchat — blog back in 2012, when users could […]

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