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The Most Important Question to Ask Before Launching a Podcast

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Email Is Still Your Customers’ Preferred Communication Tool. Here’s How to Make Sure Your Email Marketing Gets Through.

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Behavior & Analytics Studies, Facebook’s A/B Testing, & LinkedIn’s Carousel Ads

As Concerns Grow Over Internet Privacy, Most Say Search & Social Have Too Much PowerHow Internet users perceive the influence


Improve Your Content Marketing With Machine Learning Tools

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How to Get Content Marketing Right in E-Commerce

Content marketing is a great, wonderful, powerful way to earn attention and loyalty online … but much of what the


When Bounce Rate, Browse Rate (PPV), and Time-on-Site Are Useful Metrics… and When They Aren’t – Whiteboard Friday

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Marketing Day: Google updates Ad Settings, Facebook PR head leaves & more

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Harley-Davidson Has Selected 8 Interns to Ride Across America This Summer

The company has hired college students and recent grads to ‘discover motorcycle culture’ and contribute to its social media channels.


Peter Krmpotic on Optimizing the Content Supply Chain

Content personalization is no longer a dream that marketers have for leveling up engagement with their audience, it’s become an


6 Reasons Why Snapchat Is Content Marketing’s Not-So-Secret Weapon

Snapchat is a unique social platform and one that has exploded in popularity rather suddenly since its release in 2011.


How to Use Facebook Ads to Distribute Your Content

Ever had that sinking feeling? You hit the publish button and … Nothing. Tumbleweed. It doesn’t have to be that


How to Efficiently Filter Spam, Bots, & Other Junk Traffic in Google Analytics

There is no doubt that Google Analytics is one of the most important tools you could use to understand your


Twitter announces changes to improve users’ experiences

Sometimes small changes can make a big impact. That’s what Twitter is hoping with a slew of small changes to


The Secret to Making Facebook Ads Work for Your Business

For those who are having trouble creating a Facebook ad that will generate leads and sales, here are the steps


Should Your Brand Start a Facebook Group?

Despite its recent bubble of controversy, marketers still view Facebook as the prime destination for social media marketing. The newly


5 Hacks for Creating Smarter and More Profitable Digital Content

Content marketing is approaching an inflection point – this inflection point will determine the role of content marketing in the


How to Get Content Marketing Wrong? Think Like a PR Person

If you want to be taken seriously as a content marketer, stop acting like a member of the PR team.


How a Few Pages Can Make or Break Your Website

A prospect unequivocally disagreed with a recommendation I made recently. I told him a few pages of content could make


Moltin launches first web-based self-checkout at apparel retailer Stance

Self-checkout at brick-and-mortar stores has been a thing for quite a while. But it has required that customers download an


How My Cannabis Poem Landed on 8 Billboard Charts

A pitch letter to Lin-Manuel Miranda ends up on a hip hop record. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their


Building Trustful Connections Through Storytelling in Content Marketing

Pardon me for telling the same old story once again … Storytelling is a fundamental staple of content marketing. This


How to Make Your Video Rank Number One on YouTube (Case Study)

You know it and we know it – being visible on YouTube has become essential to any company that wants


How to Explain Content Marketing ROI to Win (or Keep) Buy-In

Do you feel like you’re constantly explaining content marketing? Whether you’re seeking initial buy-in or justifying an existing program to


Risk-Averse Link Building – Whiteboard Friday

Building links is an incredibly common request of agencies and consultants, and some ways to go about it are far


Marketing Day: #SMXperts, AdWords strategies & Facebook’s privacy settings bug

Attend Our Conferences Gain new strategies and insights at the intersection of marketing, technology, and management. Our next conference will


Influencer Marketing Isn’t Just for Fashion, Beauty and Food Anymore.

No wonder financial brands want in: Influencer marketing experienced a 198 percent increase last year alone. June 8, 2018 5


Internet Trends Report Released, Twitter Joins S&P 500, & Reddit Gains Traffic

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6 Ways To Speed Up Your Blog Image Creation

Images are a big part of any blog. They help you rank better on Google, but also attract and keep


How to Use Documentary Filmmaking Techniques to Craft Memorable Content

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Beyond YouTube: Video Hosting, Marketing, and Monetization Platforms, Compared

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JLINC launches an open consent-managing protocol

There’s a lot of consent being given these days, and there are a lot of solutions to manage that consent.


Don’t Be Facebook — Here’s How to Earn and Keep Your Customers’ Trust

If you’re a local brand, you have even more responsibility to be honest with your customers. June 7, 2018 5


4 Types of Videos for B2B Marketing and When to Use Them

Mugatu is onto something … According Content Marketing Institute’s 2018 B2B Content Marketing Report, 72% of B2B marketers use pre-produced


6 Ways to Connect Your Startup With Micro Influencers On Instagram

History is full of influential figures. Abraham Lincoln. Napoleon. William Shakespeare. But while we usually think of presidents and scientists


Google Leaders Share How to Improve the Mobile Experience

Google’s recent rollout of mobile-first indexing proves brands willing to (once again) put users first will look better in the


Looking Beyond Keywords: How to Drive Conversion with Visual Search & Search by Camera

Let’s play a game. I’ll show you an image. You type in the keyword to find the exact product featured


Facebook expanding Marketplace ads to more countries & campaign objectives

Last year, Facebook began letting a select number of advertisers run ads in Marketplace, the site’s online shopping platform where


How Brand Storytelling Is the Missing Link to Building a Loyal Community of Followers

Don’t confuse storytelling with marketing. June 4, 2018 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Prior


Influencer Marketing Interview Spotlight: Ursula Ringham, SAP

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How to Build a First-Class Digital Marketing Team From Scratch

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8 Copywriting Techniques to Boost Email Conversions

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Tracking Your Link Prospecting Using Lists in Link Explorer

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Marketing Day: Facebook ends Trending section, Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends report & more

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Teens Are Increasingly Ditching Facebook. Here’s How Entrepreneurs Should Respond.

The percentage of teens using Facebook has dropped 20 percent in just three years. June 1, 2018 3 min read


StumbleUpon’s Swansong, #Hashtags vs. @Handles, & Google Review’s Anonymity Revamp

StumbleUpon Shuts Down After 16 YearsStumbleUpon announced that it will shutter its content discovery platform at the end of June,


14 Unforgivable Facebook Marketing Mistakes to Avoid In 2018

Saying the present generation is very heavy on social media does not totally cover it. There are approximately 2 billion


4 Secrets of Great Storytellers

What’s your story? It’s a common question when you’re first getting to know someone. It begs for details about your


PICA Protocol: A Visualization Prescription for Impactful Data Storytelling – Whiteboard Friday

If you find your presentations are often met with a lukewarm reception, it’s a sure sign it’s time for you


Facebook ends Trending section & removes all products that integrated with the Trends API

Facebook is removing its Trending news topic section starting next week, along with products and third-party integrations that rely on


6 Pro Tips to Help Your Business Convert More Customers

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6 SEO Insights to Help You Build Your Content Strategy

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3 Reasons Why You Should Create a Microsite (Plus 5 Creative Examples)

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4 Paths to Better Content Management and Strategy [New Research]

I’ve been in the content marketing space long enough to be familiar with the saying, “If you create all this


Getting Real with Retail: An Agency’s Guide to Inspiring In-Store Excellence

No marketing agency staffer feels good when they see a retail client getting reviews like this on the web. But


How brands can find and keep customers without third-party data

If you come back in the next world as a kind of data, try to avoid coming back as third-party


How to Drill Down Into Your Buyer Personas to Create Hyper-Targeted Content

Sometimes you intend to have your product appeal to one group; but then another group you hadn’t expected loves it,


The Ultimate Guide to Conquering Content Marketing Has Arrived

PRESS START. These two words, which routinely appear on the title screens of video games, present both a prompt and


15 Examples of How NOT to Use LinkedIn for Social Selling

In just a short period of time, social media has reinvented the way companies sell products and reach potential customers.


3 Models to Understand, Predict, and React to Your Social Media

Want to know how to predict and forecast your followers’ behavior? Wonder what modeling techniques can help you predict the


How Much Data Is Missing from Analytics? And Other Analytics Black Holes

If you’ve ever compared two analytics implementations on the same site, or compared your analytics with what your business is


Google is testing ads in its app Feed

Ad-free footprints don’t last long online. Especially if that footprint is controlled by Google. The online ad giant is now


5 Best-Practices B2B Content Marketing Strategies to Implement Right Now

Failing to understand the difference between B2B and B2C content marketing is an important reason why many B2B content strategies


Millennial Pops’ Pinterest Passion, Facebook’s Housecleaning, Closing Klout, & Google’s Latest

Facebook has disabled almost 1.3 billion fake accounts over the past six monthsFacebook has stopped nearly 1.3 billion fake user


How to Create Videos for Facebook That Standout (A Simple Formula)

A Facebook study found that people gaze 5x longer at video than at static content on Facebook and Instagram. And


Actor Brings Community Model to Content Creation

Don’t be fooled by his moniker on HITRECORD, the collaborative production company he founded with his brother in 2004. Actor,


How Do You Set Smart SEO Goals for Your Team/Agency/Project? – Whiteboard Friday

Are you sure that your current SEO goals are the best fit for your organization? It’s incredibly important that they


Despite recent events, people still positive about internet’s impact on society

Despite the chaos and fallout of the past two years, the vast majority of Americans still believe the internet is


Find an Athlete to Market Your Brand With This Matchmaking App

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Preferred Platform Study, B2B Influencers & Blockchain For Marketers, & Travelers Turn To Instagram

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6 Ways To Manage Multiple Websites On The Same Platform

Have you ever wanted to run multiple websites from the same platform? If so, you probably put in the necessary


How to Create Great Gated Content From Existing Content

If your business is committed to content, you’re probably sitting on a pile of e-books, white papers, and maybe even


The MozCon 2018 Final Agenda

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Google to join IAB Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework

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A Primer on 3 Types of Email Autoresponder Campaigns

Get the skinny on different types of campaigns you can run so you can choose the best one for your


Influencer Relations Lessons You Can Learn from Your Sales Team

Influencer marketing is booming with B2B and B2C brands big and small dipping their toes in the water. And it’s


11 Content Marketing Obstacles You May Face This Year

If this headline has caught your attention, it means you’re a content marketer who wants to achieve career success, right?


How to Win at Content Marketing [New Playbook]

To the uninitiated, a content marketing initiative can seem like an old-school, Dungeons and Dragons-style quest. You continually roll the


Backlink Blindspots: The State of Robots.txt

Here at Moz we have committed to making Link Explorer as similar to Google as possible, specifically in the way


Microsoft acquires Semantic Machines, signaling a deeper move into ‘conversational AI’

With the recent acquisition of Semantic Machines, Microsoft is bolstering its commitment to conversational artificial intelligence (AI). David Ku, Microsoft


This Entrepreneur Borrowed $125,000 as a Teen, Then Used It to Build the $1 Billion Jersey Mike’s Brand

Peter Cancro was just 17 when he bought the sandwich shop where he worked. Here’s how he turned it into


5 Key Trends & Takeaways from Social Media Examiner’s 2018 Report

Engagement is down. Trust is dwindling. And the most popular social media marketing platform is now riddled with uncertainty. For


3 Books That Will Inspire You To Create Success Habits

I sometimes feel guilty when I shouldn’t. And it also happens when I spend time reading books. The challenge is


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Many marketing teams tremble when contemplating video production. They are intimidated by the medium and sometimes mistakenly think of it


Monitoring Featured Snippets – Whiteboard Friday

We’ve covered finding featured snippet opportunities. We’ve covered the process of targeting featured snippets you want to win. Now it’s


How to Make Your WordPress Site GDPR Compliant

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is probably the biggest change so far in the field of data privacy


What’s Accuracy Got to Do With Social Media?

You may be familiar with the oft-quoted line attributed to Mark Twain, “A lie will fly around the whole world while


A Machine Learning Guide for Average Humans

Machine learning (ML) has grown consistently in worldwide prevalence. Its implications have stretched from small, seemingly inconsequential victories to groundbreaking


15 Unconventional Advertising Ideas That Set The World On Fire

How do you catch and keep the attention of your audience, and galvanize them into action? This is the Holy


Want More Productivity? Make Your Strategy Visual

Part of keeping people productive is ensuring that deadlines are set, but it’s not enough to simply state due dates.


How to Write Meta Descriptions in a Constantly Changing World (AKA Google Giveth, Google Taketh Away)

Summary: As of mid-May 2018, Google has reverted back to shorter display snippets. Our data suggests these changes are


Why You Should Consider Twitter Moments In Your Next Strategy

Snapchat has ‘Snapchat Stories’. Instagram has ‘Instagram Stories’. And Twitter has…. well, ‘Twitter Moments’. Trying to regain their authority in


Can Account-Based Marketing and Content Marketing Get Along?

Editor’s note: The sales and marketing relationship isn’t always hearts and roses. Account-based marketing can change that, as Joe Chernov recently


Time to Act: Review Responses Just Evolved from “Extra” to “Expected”

I’ve advocated the use of Google’s owner response review feature since it first rolled out in 2010. This vital vehicle


7 Unique SEO Tools To Help You Write Killer Headlines

Have you ever struggled to write compelling headlines for your blog posts or web pages? I’m guessing, time and time


7 Instagram Stories Ideas to Get More Followers

If you’re a permanent Instagram resident who spends your days outlining Insta-strategies, researching hashtags, and making content plans, time flies


Let’s Make Money: 4 Tactics for Agencies Looking to Succeed – Whiteboard Friday

We spend a lot of time discussing SEO tactics, but in a constantly changing industry, one thing that deserves more