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Three ways to automate Pinterest posts

Pinterest is a great social media platform for a lot of businesses. If what you sell is very visually-oriented, it’s at least worth considering the audience on Pinterest, the level of effort the platform would require from you, and seeing if you should be on it.

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Choosing your name online

What’s in a name? A lot, when it comes to consistency across the web. If somebody searches for you on Twitter using your domain name, but your Twitter handle is different, your company’s Twitter feed might not show up. The same goes for platforms such as Instagram and LinkedIn. Without a consistent name across all…

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16 awesome LinkedIn resources

LinkedIn can be a great tool! If you’ve been meaning to dig in, improve your profile, or even start prospecting or marketing on LinkedIn, it can sometimes be tough to know just where to start. Here’s a list of 16 awesome resources you can use to make the most of your LinkedIn presence

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30 must-read online marketing blogs

One of the best ways to keep up-to-date on all of the latest news in the marketing world is to keep tabs on some of the most active, applicable, and cutting-edge marketing blogs on the web.

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Using the news for blog ideas

You’re probably working too hard to come up with the ideas to blog about. If you’re tired of staring at a blank page waiting for inspiration, look no further than the thousands of journalists turning out stories every day. First off, let me introduce myself…

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Your new favorite typography tool: Wordmark.it

Picking out the right font for a project can be a difficult task, and if you have as many fonts as I do on your computer, it can also be very time-consuming. That’s where my new favorite typography tool, wordmark.it, comes in handy.

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An inside look at a designer’s toolbox

In celebration of Tim’s upcoming book, Blog A Week, I’ve decided it would probably be a good idea to put it to the test. It can sometimes be tough to find a good topic to write about, and this book can help you think of some out-of-the-box ideas. That’s where I got the idea to write about my “toolbox”, or things that I use every day as a designer, and why I love to use them.

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15 Stock Photo Resources

Nothing will set your website apart quite like high-quality engaging photos. The photos on your website are often what people will notice first when visiting your website. They help set the mood, let your visitors know what to expect, simply add some visual interest to complement your content. But not everyone has the resources, whether that’s time, money, or equipment, to create their own photos. That’s where stock photos can come in handy.

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Have You Fixed Your YouTube Channel?

Several months ago, YouTube rolled out some new changes to their YouTube channels. You had the option of whether or not to switch to the new “One Channel” design, but as of June 5th, 2013, the change has been applied to all channels. If you haven’t fixed your channel’s branding, it may not look very professional right now. So it’s time to get your channel back up to snuff!

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How to get your Prezi on YouTube

I recently started toying with a pretty neat presentation tool called Prezi. Prezi allows you to build presentations using either pre-built templates, or by creating custom templates of your own. You can see an example of one of our prezis by checking out our 10 Years of Awesomeness Celebration video. So, after I created my…

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