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10 Fetch 'Mean Girls' Memes for the Marketer in Your Life
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Feeling bullied into accepting non-statistically significant A/B test results? Tired of having to agree that your logo should totally be pink? Just a huge fan of the movie Mean Girls and also happen to work in the marketing industry? This blog post is for you.

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Motorola: No Longer Just for Dudes?
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Today, Motorola announced a new flagship smartphone, the Moto X. The phone itself is somewhat unremarkable, except for what it says about Motorola and its efforts to reposition itself in the market. Basically, this 83-year-old Illinois-based company is trying to get hip and young again. You can design your own Moto X from scratch, choosing different colors […]

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Desktop & Mobile: One Content Strategy to Rule Them All
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Inbound marketing is centered around being helpful. Instead of interrupting, tricking, or bombarding like the majority of traditional marketing avenues, inbound marketing focuses on integrating seamlessly into customers lives, and offering practical solutions. For most businesses, nearly 25% of the traffic

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Optimized Links in Press Releases & Guest Posts Can Harm Your SEO, Says Google
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Do those search engine optimized press releases you’re sending actually boost your search rankings? What about those guest blog posts you’re writing? While the question of whether anchor text links in press releases ever actually pass search value has always been debatable, a recent update from Google seems to shed some more light on these […]

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SlideShare Launches New Infographic Capabilities, and Other Inbound Stories of the Week
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It’s finally that time of week again — that time when, at long last, you can catch up with last week’s inbound marketing news. You’ve plowed through Monday’s emails, Tuesday’s tweets (plus scheduled some more), and Wednesday’s writing for next week’s blog posts. You’ve even optimized a few landing pages.

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19 Reasons Your Social Media Might Not Work Out the Way You Planned
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Social media is the most volatile and unpredictable marketing channel we’ve ever seen. Each network is constantly being innovated, redesigned, or updated. It’s also one of the most powerful tools marketers can have in their arsenal — if you know how to use it right.

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Embrace the Controversial: Why You Should Publish Pricing on Your Website
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One of the most controversial decisions for almost any business owner is whether to post pricing information on their website. Invariably, business owners are inclined to keep this information off the website (this is not true for pure commodity driven sites, such as car rentals or hotels, of course, but for B2B services such as […]

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ESPN May Well Be the Smartest Media Brand on the Internet
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Yesterday I wrote about INBOUND keynote speaker Nate Silver’s decision to move his FiveThirtyEight blog from The New York Times to ESPN/ABC, and said the move reflected the rise of the “free agent journalist.” The gist of that story was that Silver has built his own free-floating plug-and-play media brand which he can attach to […]

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