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How to Create Infographics in Under an Hour [15 Free Infographic Templates]

Wouldn’t it be great if creating infographics was as simple as writing regular ol’ text-based blog posts? Unfortunately, the reality is that making visual content like this usually takes a lot more time, effort, and let’s face it — skill — than the written word. Usually.

But considering the popularity and effectiveness of visual content in marketing today, you can’t just afford to throw in the towel.

We Read 9 Self-Help Books So You Don’t Have To

This summer, I decided to really give the whole “be-present-in-the-moment” thing a shot.

Why Every Public Speaker Should be Using Messenger Bots

A few weeks ago, I gave a talk at the Multifamily Social Media Summit in Napa, CA. It was my second consecutive year attending the event, and I wanted to give the audience something fresh  —  my talk was going to be about Facebook Messenger.

15 of the Best Lifestyle Mobile Apps You Need in Your Pocket

Want to track your packages with the swipe of your finger? Now you can. Need to split a complicated dinner bill? It’s no longer a 10-minute math problem.

Lifestyle apps constanly appear in the Apple App Store and Google Marketplace and at least attempt to make our lives easier. Not only have some of our favorites gone through redesigns and similar changes, but a ton of new apps have been created since we last looked.

I Used Three Smart Speakers at the Same Time. Here’s What Happened.

“OK, Google. Good morning.”

How to Lead Projects Even When You’re Not the Boss

This past summer I managed the largest acquisition campaign in my company’s history. I work at HubSpot, a marketing software company that popularized lead-gen campaigns and the whole idea of “inbound marketing,” so this is no small feat (we’ve run massive campaigns over the years).

Your Google Rank Doesn’t Matter Anymore

For a long time, keyword rankings were a staple part of any SEO campaign. In a lot of cases they were a primary metric used to judge performance.

10 Projects to Improve Your Design Skills

Design is — and always will be — a big part of marketing.

But that doesn’t mean every single marketer needs to be an expert designer. After all, the skills needed to be an effective marketer cover a wide breadth of expertise areas. Taking a note from Rand Fishkin’s T-Shaped Marketer concept, marketers need to have a baseline knowledge of many different topics and a depth of knowledge in one topic.

7 Body Language Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Next Job Interview [Infographic]

It’s finally the big day: you landed a major job interview. And you’re prepared for it. You’ve polished up your resume, picked out a spiffy outfit, and prepared a few ready-to-go answers highlighting your qualifications, your knowledge of the company, and your greatest not-so-bad weaknesses.

Facebook Continues to Emphasize Personal Content With New Feature

By now, it’s clear: Facebook is trying to convince everyone that it’s putting the “social” back in “social media.”

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