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Why You Should Be Geeked About Data Column by VerticalResponse CEO/Founder Janine Popick, Inc.com "Basement to Boardroom" April 23, 2012 We ran three marketing tests-with surprising results. Here's what our data revealed about the clicking habits of customers. Tips, Tools and Techniques for Marketers Around the Globe In Go Mobile, the book I’ve written with Jeanne Hopkins from HubSpot, we review a list of the 14 most powerful words in marketing so that readers can use them in their mobile marketing campaigns. This post gives you a sneak peak at the list that’s included in the book. Enjoy.
10 Best Sexual Drinking Games Some of the best sexual drinking games can be done either in an intimate setting with only you and your girlfriend or you can make it a party and have multiple people. The ten most commonly played sexual drinking games are: Nine cans of beer or the floor. In this game you will need about nine cans of beer per person, (NOTE: not everyone will finish this game) a shot glass and a time keeper. Every minute for 100 minutes you take a shot of beer.
Luckies 30-Day Social Media Makeover.: The Social Path The Social Path About Luckie Luckie & Company is a marketing agency packed with Southern charm and a freakish love of new ideas. Ocean Marketing: How to self-destruct your company with just a few measly emails [update] Update: A representative for the Avenger Controller (a new one, obviously) has released an official statement regarding Ocean Marketing’s involvement with their product and the actions of Paul Christoforo. Original story: Strap yourself in, you’re about to witness the most outlandlish PR blunder in video gaming history. And trust me, there have been many… From VentureBeat Customers don’t just get irritated when you screw up cross-channel personalization. They jump ship.
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How to Make Caramel Apple Shots Photo: Michelle Oddis Once in a while, a party trick comes along that grabs our attention. Food blogger Michelle Oddis of That's So Michelle loves making caramel apple shots we can't imagine anyone would turn down. Using, wait for it, real fruit and time-tested formulas for tasty, jiggly shots that stay put in their edible "shotglasses," Michelle's gotten Food Republic on the gimmicky Halloween bandwagon we've been resisting so fiercely.
Email Marketing Blog for Small Business: How to Make the Best Use of An Email Signature So many times email signatures are an afterthought and not really looked at as an opportunity to sell. What I mean by “email signature” is the signature you put at the bottom of your person-to-person emails, not on your email marketing campaigns (although you can use signatures for that as well!) And I don’t only mean your own email signature, I mean the email signatures of all of your employees as well, especially if you’re sending out a lot of customer service related emails. First things first, you’ve got to make sure that there are standard pieces of information your employees include when they’re representing your business.
Horny Harry: Hilarious Harry Potter Memes that make Hermoine Cringe (20 Pics) The Harry Potter movies have been the victim of countless hilarious memes. The most notable of all these is by far the “Horny Harry” meme in which a perverted Harry makes Hermoine cringe in different situations. Check out the most hilarious of these memes I’ve collected for you all below.