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Soapbox by Wistia: How You Can Use it in Your Marketing

By: Carina Duffy June 20th, 2017

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Every marketer today knows that video content is a must, but unfortunately, for many, it gets throw to the wayside when they stop to think about the time commitment to filming and editing. Good news: Those days are long gone. Earlier this month, Wistia released Soapbox - a free Chrome extension that allows you to record yourself and screen right from your browser. (and can I just be real for a second… it’s awesome!!)

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3 VR Marketing Lessons I Unexpectedly Learned in Real Life

By: Britt Schwartz May 31st, 2017

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When you love your job, everything becomes an opportunity to learn and hone your craft.  As digital marketers, we don’t often get the chance to interact with real-life examples of what we do, but I recently had a bit of “aha” about user experience and virtual reality (VR) in marketing and I have to share it with you. 

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How Virtual Reality is Becoming Mainstream for Marketers [Gifographic]

By: Carina Duffy May 19th, 2017

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A few years ago, virtual reality (VR) seemed more like a far-fetched, futuristic scene from a sci-fi movie than something that would ever become mainstream or widely available. However, with the advent of technology like Oculus, Samsung Gear VR, and other affordable virtual reality platforms, it has become apparent that VR technology is no longer just for the movies. Mainstream virtual reality technology is here and marketers are starting to take notice.

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7 SaaS Tools to Help You Go Live on Facebook With Multiple People

By: Christine Austin April 17th, 2017

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After making its debut last year, Facebook Live has quickly proven its unique ability to engage audiences in a more personable and human manner. To be able to easily go live whenever, interact with users real time, all without the need for specific codes and URLs, makes it incredibly simplistic for both marketers and users. Currently, Facebook Live only allows you to stream from either your mobile device and, as of March 2017, your desktop as well. But, if you’re looking to stream with other people, specifically people who aren’t standing next to you, you’re fresh out of luck.

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The 2 Greatest User Behavior Tools Any Digital Marketer Has

By: Derrick Weiss April 6th, 2017

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For the most part, most marketing leaders in today’s world are going to have some kind of revenue or customer goal that ties back to its great business goals. One level deeper, they’ll be an even more specific goal for a certain number of sales qualified leads, but without looking at every single one, suffice to say most marketing leaders are going to have a traffic goal and a conversion goal. There are hundreds of tools available to today’s modern digital marketer, but there are two that stand out above the rest when it comes to reaching these goals and providing priceless information from your actual users:

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How to Integrate HubSpot With (Damn Near) Everything Using Zapier

By: Kyle Bento April 3rd, 2017

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I’m a HUGE fan of Zapier. We’ve been using it for the past few years at IMPACT and it’s enabled us to maximize our usage of applications like HubSpot, Slack, Google Calendar, Eventbrite, and much more. Today, I’ll teach you to do the same (all without writing a line of code).

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4 Life-Saving Alternatives to Google Site Search in 2018

By: Kyle Bento February 23rd, 2017

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My co-worker forwarded me a copy of this email today: Dear Google Site Search Customer, We are writing to inform you that we are winding down sales and renewals of Google Site Search(GSS). Starting April 1st, 2017, new purchases and renewals of GSS will not be available. Yes - that’s Google telling us that it is shutting down the search service that supports over a half a million sites across the web. Damn. What are we going to do? 

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10 Best Content Management Systems (CMS) for Digital Marketing in 2018

By: Ramona Sukhraj January 20th, 2017

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You know what's a life saver? The crock pot. For not-so-culinary-inclined millennials or busy parents, slow cookers have offered a form of salvation from starvation. Rather than slaving over a stove or oven for hours (or turning to Ronald McDonald) for dinner, a crock pot lets you just set it and forget it. Unfortunately, for us marketers, maintaining a digital marketing strategy and the website that goes along with it, isn't quite as mindless. 

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