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How to Write Catchy Email Subject Lines: 17 Tips
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No matter what they say, people do judge emails by their subject lines. In fact, 47% of email recipients decide whether or not to open an email based on subject line alone. That’s why it’s so important to craft subject lines that are compelling enough to get people to click through. While they may seem […]

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Finding the Best Search Terms for Your Business: 10 Tools and Tips
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Despite the ever-present advice that long-tail keywords are king, many businesses still struggle to strategically use them to get content to the top of organic and paid search results. The truth is, tackling these long-tail keywords feels hard when you know you’re up against the giants. I know. I worked with many startups before I […]

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Which Blogging Tips Get Results? [New Survey Data]
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When it comes to business blogging, how much time do people put into creating posts? How long are their articles? What goes into them? How often do they publish new content? How do they promote their posts? Do they measure the results? The answers to any and all of the questions deliver interesting insights on […]

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How to Use Excel: 14 Simple Excel Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts
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Sometimes, Excel seems too good to be true. All I have to do is enter a formula, and pretty much anything I’d ever need to do manually can be done automatically. Need to merge two sheets with similar data? Excel can do it. Need to do simple math? Excel can do it. Need to combine […]

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29 LinkedIn Tips for Professional Networking, Business & Marketing
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In April, LinkedIn announced it had reached 500 million members, making it one of the most popular social networks for professionals and one of the top social networks overall. But are you using LinkedIn to its fullest potential? With new social networks sprouting up constantly, LinkedIn is a platform that often gets underutilized or put […]

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8 Writing Tips I Wish I Knew Before I Started Blogging
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I wrote my first blog post two summers ago. And I wish I could erase it from the internet. Reading it is like looking at my middle school Facebook pictures — it’s almost too cringe-inducing. Maybe I shouldn’t be so hard on myself, though. I had just finished my freshman year of college, and the […]

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Avoid the Summer Slump: 3 Tips from Growth Marketing Experts
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What was the last great idea you had for growth?  No matter how skilled a marketer you are, sometimes we all get into flat-growth slumps. Even a year that started out strong can devolve into a mediocre one, especially during the summer. It can be tough to keep coming up with new ideas that lead […]

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14 PowerPoint Presentation Tips for Building More Creative Slideshows [+Templates]
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I like to think of Microsoft PowerPoint as a test of basic marketing skills. To create a passing presentation, I need to demonstrate design skills, technical literacy, and a sense of personal style. If the presentation has a problem (like an unintended font, a broken link, or unreadable text), then I’ve probably failed the test. […]

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