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You've Got Mail: How Email Marketing Is Changing the Game of Direct Marketing

No more "New email, who dis?" Create email campaigns your contacts want to open.<p><b>What Is an Email Marketing Service?</b><p>Everyone's gotten at least one email with any of the following subject lines: 50% Off Weekend Sale! Buy One Get One Free! We've Moved!<p>Why has everyone shared in this? It's because …

This is what happens when you ditch cardio for weight training

A fitness instructor has posted a stunning transformation on Instagram, proving to her followers that lifting weights won’t make women …

Drinking More Coffee Is Associated With a Longer Life, New Studies Show

Load us up!<p>There's something truly magical about a cup of coffee. A steaming cup in the morning can help you face the day, a sweating glass of iced …

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10 Ways to Create Picture Perfect Posts on Instagram

I recently partnered with my friends at Sprout Social for an Instagram 101 webinar called <b>10 Ways to Create Picture Perfect Posts on Instagram</b>. I’ve …

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

What 9 common drugs including caffeine, weed, and booze do to your brain

We know different drugs make us experience the world around us in very different ways — and their after-effects are often nowhere near as pleasant as the immediate results they produce.<p>So what exactly are these drugs doing to the brain to prompt these feelings?

Wild Ideas: The Creative Problem-Solving Strategies of Different Animals, in Illustrated Dioramas

From procrastinating pigeons to counting bears to dung beetles that navigate by the stars.<p><i>“Life and Reality are not things you can have for yourself unless you accord them to all others,”</i> Alan Watts wrote in his mind-expanding 1950s meditation on what reality really is. Although our species has a …

Productivity tips for the rest of us

A few years ago, stuck in the Dallas airport, executive Nigel Dessau decided to check out the business fare in the bookstore and was dismayed. All the books seemed aimed at people who were king or queen in their office – or eager to achieve that status. They didn't seem to speak to people like him …

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

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Don’t Tell Me Why To Focus On The Customer, Tell Me How: MarTech Blueprints

At MarTech in San Francisco, contributor David Crane gives us a rundown of the talk on marketing tech blueprints by CA Technologies' Cynthia Gumbert.

Research Reveals Why Men Cheat, And It's Not What You Think

As long as monogamy has existed, so has cheating. What makes people stray from the ones they love? We wanted to find out specifically what drives men to be unfaithful.<p>We talked to a leading expert on the topic, M. Gary Neuman, a psychotherapist and the author of "The Neuman Method" and "The Truth …

Don’t Let Your Secret Sauce Kill Your Content Marketing

My friend Ryan Sauers is publishing a new book called <i>“Would You Buy From You: Your Brand Makes All the Difference.”</i> (Visit here to pre-order) One of …

From CMO to CEO: leading marketers share their priorities for 2015

Here’s the paradox: in an era where the mantra of “growth, growth, growth” is chanted ever louder, how is it that the business function responsible for driving business growth – marketing – is so poorly represented in the boardroom?<p>Many marketers fail to appreciate the importance of learning the …

Growth Hacking APIs (Nordic APIs conference 2014)

Growth Hacking APIs: What role do APIs play in your growth strategy.<p>There’s been lots of buzz in the tech startup space about “growth hacking” – what is it? how is it related to development? how is it related to marketing?<p>At it’s core, growth hacking is about finding a strategy for growth within …

My three words for 2015

Chris Brogan started this trend a few years ago, and others (including Anthony Iannarino on his outstanding sales blog) have followed suit. I gave it …

Your Personal Brand’s Curbside Appeal Is Killing You

You work on your curbside appeal before you sell your house, right?So, you need to work on your brand’s social media appeal- personal and business – …

How to Break into Your CEO’s Inner Circle

There is a widely held belief that strategic decisions are made collectively by an organization’s executive team, the senior executives who report directly to the CEO. In many organizations, though, nothing could be further from the truth. Decision-making power resides with a much smaller group, …

4 Powerful Content Marketing Frameworks to Jumpstart Your Blog Traffic

“So, when is this content marketing thing supposed to kick in, exactly?”<p>As a marketer, you’ve likely heard about how great blogging and content …

A Checklist for Someone About to Take on a Tougher Job

Careers involve numerous transitions when we “step up” into a new role, typically one with greater rewards, bigger responsibilities, and higher stakes. We’re well aware that these opportunities come as the result of effort and diligence in our previous role, but we can fail to appreciate how much …

6 New Roles Smart CMOs Will Take On In 2015

There’s no question that the corporate marketing function is evolving rapidly to become one of the most strategic functions in the enterprise. And …

6 Talents of Modern Day Marketers

Sharing the right content, with the right audience, at the right time now requires six talents to succeed in modern day marketing.

5 Sales Lessons I Learned From Zig Ziglar

I learned five important sales lessons from Zig Ziglar that helped shape my career. The most successful people I’ve ever met share these five …

My Three Words for 2015

My Three Words for 2015 is a post from: The Sales Blog | S. Anthony IannarinoI borrowed this riff from my friend Chris Brogan. Like a lot of things …

Crappy Raise? Ask For These 9 Perks

When it comes to pay raises, there’s good news and bad news.<p>Let’s start with the bad news. The whole world is facing wage stagnation, according to figures released by the International Labour Organization earlier this month.<p>The good news is that wage growth for U.S. workers is expected to climb to …

How to establish your business blog as an authority in your industry

by Seb Atkinson | December 16, 2014<p>Readers of Social Media Explorer will already know how content marketing can improve your site’s SEO, but what …