2017

State of Inbound 2017: Your Go-To Business Report for Marketing and Sales Research [New Data]
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Generate more traffic, more leads, more customers. That’s always been the purpose of marketing and sales. But while the goal remains the same, the audience — and their preferences and behaviors — has not. People don’t want to just read content anymore. They want immersive video experiences. When it’s time to research a purchase or […]

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The Best Advice for Marketers in 2017: Insights from 11 Experts
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Don Draper wouldn’t know what hit him. Gone are the decadent days of the liquid lunch, three-piece suits, and Madison Avenue dominating the marketing landscape. Modern marketers have to be a jill-of-all-trades, with one foot in the real world, and one in cyberspace. We live in an age of digital disruption and a constantly evolving […]

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Here's the 2017 State of Digital Marketing [Infographic]
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Digital marketing is one of those areas that’s become, in a way, all-encompassing. There’s social media, there’s SEO, and there are the analytics that come with both. And with the rapid pace at which digital marketing evolves, it can be difficult and confusing to prioritize which parts deserve your attention. That’s why the Search Engine […]

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The Responsibility of Advertising and PR to the General Public in 2017
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There’s been a lot of talk recently about the responsibility of journalists to tell the truth. However, there seems to be one part of the news-making equation that has so far been given a free pass, and that’s the information provided to newsrooms by PR. Due to cutbacks in journalism, and the demands of the […]

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58 Best Marketing Tools to Build Your Strategy in 2017
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In the world of marketing, it seems like there are always new tools, tips, tricks, and trends to discover and incorporate into your marketing strategy. How is it possible to keep up with them all? As a marketer myself, I often wish I had a better sense of all of the tools available to me — […]

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Brain Typing & Skin Hearing: Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's 2017 F8 Conference
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Since its launch in 2004, Facebook has been the leader of social media innovation and change. We’ve seen Facebook change the way we talk, text, share, and connect around the world. Today, Facebook is no longer an option for marketers. Globally, almost 2 billion people use Facebook, and more than 1 billion people use Messenger. […]

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Where We Are: The 2017 State of Content Marketing [Infographic]
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“Less than 10% of those surveyed were definitely sure how to implement content marketing.” Sound familiar? If it does, you’re clearly not alone. Content marketing — and keeping up with it — can be confusing, even to those who understand its importance. Many of us have heard the phrase “content is king.” But what, exactly, […]

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How Visuals Will Impact Marketing in 2017, According to New Data [Infographic]
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There’s a reason most children’s books are filled with pictures. Sure, the pictures help parents keep their children still and quiet for the few minutes they’re reading to them. And that’s largely because visuals are engaging and help explain complicated concepts better than text alone. Whether you’re reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar or a blog post, the […]

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