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7 Must-Read Blogs to Inspire Your Fundraising Efforts
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Have you made a New Year’s resolution yet? If you’re like me, you’ve probably already made five and broke three (40% ain’t bad … right?). But in case you’re different than me (and, for your sake, I hope that’s the case), what about this one: Be a bit better in 2014. Not by leaps and bounds, […]

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Answers to 11 Questions You've Been Dying to Ask About Twitter
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As a concept, using Twitter seems simple. You need to say what you want to say in fewer than 140 characters … and that’s about it. Who would think that writing a sentence or two and sharing it with people who want to hear from you would be that hard? And then you actually start […]

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Pinterest Now Supports Animated GIFs [New Feature]
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You know this already, but sometimes it amazes me how fast technology moves. Just yesterday, we casually mentioned in another post that Pinterest was running an experiment with a small number of people that plays animated GIFs on the social network.

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What's Hot in Design? Stock Art Downloads Offer a Clue
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A version of this post originally appeared in the Opinion section of Inbound Hub. To read more content like this, subscribe to the Opinion section. Flat design and filtered photos are going to be popular this year, and high-resolution video is in huge demand. Oh, and people in France really like black-and-white photos.

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New Facebook Algorithm Update Dings Text Updates From Businesses
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Updates to the Facebook algorithm always seem to induce the butterfly effect: One little change suddenly has a huge effect on your entire strategy on that platform. Today is no different. In an announcement this afternoon, Facebook made some small (but serious) changes to the way text and links statuses get ranked in your News Feed.

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A Scientific Approach to Hitting Your Lead Gen Goals With Content
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Do you have a lead gen goal? Probably. I certainly do — we’ve had an SLA established with Sales for years, and part of the blog team’s SLA is delivering a certain amount of net new organic leads to Sales each month. The only time goals like this give me a major panic is when […]

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Should Your SEO Strategy Include Yahoo and Bing?
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This post originally appeared on Inbound Insiders, a new section of Inbound Hub. To read more content like this, subscribe to the Inbound Insiders section. When you hear the term “search engine,” I’ll bet the first company you think of is Google. It makes sense if you do.

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30-Day Blog Challenge Tip #17: Use H1 Tags
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From January 2-31, we are challenging everyone to blog more to see firsthand the results that blogging can generate. Participating companies should submit their blog URLs on this page to enter the challenge. Winner(s) will receive a complimentary ticket to INBOUND 2014 and be featured on the HubSpot inbound marketing blog.

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