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Does Influencer Marketing Actually Work? A HubSpot Blog Experiment
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I ran my first experiment in influencer marketing in middle school. My mom had bought me a pair of practical (her words) but hideous (my words) sneakers — and insisted I wear them to gym class. Believing — maybe rightfully — that my reputation hinged on having cool footwear, I convinced my mom to buy […]

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The Best of B2B Marketing Content: 9 Examples
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Here at HubSpot, some of the most awe-inspiring moments take place when we get to take new products and features for a test drive. We transform, if it’s even imaginable, into even bigger geeks than we normally are, squealing with the excitement typically reserved for iPhone launches and new seasons of Netflix series. But alas […]

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Why Brands and Influencers Are Leaving Snapchat for Instagram Stories
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If you’ve been following the HubSpot Marketing Blog, you already know there’s a battle going on — between Facebook and Snapchat over the disappearing message. And so far, Facebook’s winning the battle — all because of Instagram. When Instagram Stories launched in August 2016, Snapchat had already been the first mover in the ephemeral, or […]

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The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post
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Even though we all are crunched for time, spouting off a mediocre blog post for the sake of hitting a deadline isn’t worth it. Considering our audiences have access to countless other articles, it’s unlikely that they’d settle for a half-baked attempt. We get it, though: It can be difficult to keep track of all the right blog components when you’ve […]

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How to Personalize Transactional Emails With Dynamic Content
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According to the latest Radicati report, the total number of business and consumer emails sent and received in 2017 is likely to reach 269 billion. And that number is expected to jump to 319.6 billion by 2021. Email marketing isn’t going anywhere. But there’s a big catch. With so many emails landing in our inboxes, […]

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Clips 101: How to Use Apple’s New Camera App
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Marketers and readers agree — videos and social media make up the next great frontier of content marketing and distribution. The harder question to answer: How do we quickly and easily make those shareable videos our audiences want to see on social media? There are a lot of ways to create video content directly within […]

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Women Shave Because of Marketers: How the Industry Created Demand for Women's Razors
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If you’ve spent time in front of a television lately, you’re probably familiar with the formula for many women’s razor ads: A woman shaves and gets glowing legs that attract positive attention from her male counterpart. You can see the formula at work here, here, and here. If you roll your eyes when you watch […]

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5 Tactics to Appear in the Search Results That Don’t Require a Lot of Work
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SEO doesn’t discriminate. For brands that “get it” and have the know-how and resources, the coveted first page rankings are ripe for the picking. But let’s be honest. SEO is back-breaking and often mind-numbing work. With a plethora of continually growing ranking factors and algorithm updates, staying on top is a daunting task. But it […]

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