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This Simple Diagram Will Help You Tell Better Brand Stories
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Tell someone to write a poem, and chances are, they’ll freeze up. Tell someone to write a haiku, however, and we bet they’ll bang one out in less than 10 minutes. The reason: constraints unleash our creativity. But how can you translate that to the complex world of content marketing? The below diagram will help […]

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Build a Better B2B Website in 3 Steps
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Today’s B2B buyers rely on digital channels through every stage of their journeys — even long after in-person sales interactions with reps. As a result, commercial organizations’ efforts to identify, nurture, and pursue opportunities “serially” — first through digital engagement via marketing, followed by a hand-off to sales for in-person interaction — is failing to […]

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Be a Better Teacher and Writer: 6 Teaching Techniques You Should Know
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Marketing is a chance for education. Sometimes, marketing takes the form of entertainment, but often, you get to assume the role of a teacher. This is really powerful. You can become one of the few educational influences in most people’s lives after they leave school. Beyond helping your business grow, inbound marketing allows you to […]

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9 Resources to Help You Become a Better Leader
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Some things in life are relatively straightforward to learn.  Want to knit a scarf? Head the local craft store, pick up a book, and get to work. Sure, your gauge might be all over the place and your transitions between balls of yarn might be haphazard, but you’ll still end up with something good enough […]

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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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23 Better Alternatives to the “Just Checking In” Email
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This post originally appeared on HubSpot’s Sales Blog. To read more content like this, subscribe to Sales. “Just checking in” emails are the worst. If you’re sending an email, it’s obvious that you’re checking in. You don’t need to say it again. Plus, “just checking in” emails don’t provide any value to buyers. They don’t care that you […]

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Want to Rank Better in Search? Avoid These 10 SEO Mistakes [Infographic]
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Search ranking is a critical component of any inbound marketing strategy. When it comes to designing and writing content for your website, it’s important to have search engine optimization top-of-mind. After all, the top three results on a search query get 61% of all search clicks — and 75% of search engine users never scroll past […]

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5 Techniques to Get 5 Stars: How to Get More (and Better) Online Reviews
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Everywhere you go, you see reviews. Whether it’s a physical or digital product, if it’s worth talking about (in good or bad ways), it has reviews. Some of this feedback is simply comments on blogs and forums. But mostly, reviews exist on large e-commerce sites where companies sell their products. The most important thing about […]

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