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The Best of the Email Swipe File

A swipe file is a record of your top-performing campaigns that you return to for learnings and ideas. This concept inspired ExactTarget to create the Email Swipe File on Pinterest, where every week they share the emails and landing pages … read more »


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2014 State of Marketing

In the fall of 2013, ExactTarget surveyed thousands of marketers to learn their top marketing objectives and priorities for 2014. With more than 2,500 responses, they analyzed their insights to give you a current snapshot of the state of marketing. … read more »


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The Future of Link Building: 5 Important Messages For SEOs

Search engine optimization best practices change at a rapid pace thanks to the evolution of technologies and the adjustments made to Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. SEOs find it challenging to keep ahead in this constantly evolving marketing tactic. Attending conferences and … read more »


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5 Trends Shaping the Way Marketers Work Now

In a world where just about everything is expected to be measured for the sake of ROI, the expression “time is money,” has become even more meaningful. As such, cloud computing has become an expectation as a means of work … read more »


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A Guide to Evaluating Enterprise Social Relationship Platforms

For companies marketing with social media, it’s becoming impractical to manage it without a social relationship platform (SRP). A centralized platform can serve the publishing and data needs of numerous stakeholders in separate departments. SRPs allow for all departments and … read more »


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How to lntroduce Customer Lifetime Value into Online Advertising Optimization

Calculating Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) can be very complex depending on the specific revenue and cost levers that are part of your business, but it doesn’t need to be. The concept behind CLV is fairly simple. Essentially, you’re asking yourself … read more »


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How to Turn Employees into Brand Ambassadors

Successful brands, whether big or small, need ambassadors to trumpet their products and services. Product evangelists have been around longer than the web, while celebrity endorsements and all types of brand promoters have existed for a long time. In fact, … read more »


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Extracting Insights from Phone Calls

70% of mobile searchers report they click to call directly from the search results to connect with a business (Google Adwords research, Sept 24, 2013). Successful marketers need to measure and analyze the phone calls driven from their ad campaigns. … read more »


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Grande Guide to B2B Content Marketing

Content marketing: the buzz-term of the moment. So many definitions, so many presentations, so much advice. This guide is designed to distill all of that input and provide concise and tested approaches to getting your content marketing efforts up and … read more »


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“Not Provided” Insights & Intelligence

Connecting the Data Dots to Elevate your SEO & Content Marketing Strategies Google’s shift to Secure Search has created a seemingly daunting challenge for marketers when it comes to understanding the keywords driving engagement and conversions of SEO and content … read more »