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3 Valuable Lessons From Seth Godin on Failure, Permission Marketing & What It Means to Be Remarkable
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Trying to nail down Seth Godin’s greatest strength is no easy task. He’s a brilliant author, marketer, speaker, and entrepreneur, but above all that, he’s truly mastered the art of getting straight to the point.  Have you seen his blog? He carefully boils each post down to a few hundred words. No fluff. No fancy sentences. […]

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8 Creative Ways to Manage Your Tasks & Projects Effectively Using Trello Boards
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Often times, the greatest challenge marketers face when creating content isn’t the actual writing, publishing, or promoting. Instead, it’s the other related tasks — brainstorming, scheduling, and coordinating moving parts — that wind up causing us stress. This is where tools like Trello come in. We’ve talked about Trello before, like in this post on tools to […]

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17 Tools & Resources for Conducting Market Research
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We are creatures of habit, especially when it comes to buying behavior. We know the location of our favorite products in the store, and we trust that they’ll work year after year. In fact, research shows Americans buy the same 150 items, which accounts for 85% of household needs.  People don’t like change. It’s a battle to […]

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Content Marketing A to Z: 40 Tips, Tricks & Tactics for Mastering Content Creation and Promotion [Infographic]
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Whether you’re a seasoned content marketing connoisseur or you’re just getting your content marketing sea legs, it’s never a bad idea to review the basics. From doing keyword research, to guest blogging, to sharing content across different social platforms, there are a lot of different levers content marketers can pull. In their new infographic, “A […]

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9 Interesting TED Talks on Breaking Bad Habits & Forming Better Ones
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Some habits, like brushing your teeth, you’ve done so many times that they feel automatic. In fact, it’s probably true that every time you brush your teeth, you do so in pretty much the exact same way every time. Other habits, like exercising for even twenty minutes a day, can feel nearly impossible to pick up. But […]

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Inbound Isn't Just for Marketing: Introducing HubSpot's Inbound Sales Methodology & Certification
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I’m a sales geek. I grew up in my career through the sales ranks. You see, the sales playbook I used back in 1996 worked like a charm. In fact, I largely built my entire career off getting good at it.   Ok, so what’s the problem, Brian? Well, that playbook doesn’t work anymore. Why? Good […]

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What to Post on Instagram: 18 Photo & Video Ideas to Spark Inspiration
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Instagram isn’t just a go-to social network for individuals anymore. Many marketers have caught wind that it’s a powerful social network they need to have some sort of presence on. The platform’s heavy emphasis on visual content like photos, videos, illustrations, and GIFs is becoming a critical way for brands to communicate their story and message. Plus, […]

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12 Excel Formulas, Features & Keyboard Shortcuts Everyone Should Know
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Ever find yourself elbows deep in an Excel worksheet with seemingly no end in sight? You’re manually replicating columns and scribbling down long-form math on a scrap of paper, all while thinking to yourself, “There has to be a better way to do this.” Truth be told, there probably is … you just don’t know it […]

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