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What's the Difference?

Being a marketer who has a background in public relations, it’s always been very apparent that marketing and public relations overlap all the time. So much so, it becomes blurry where the two differentiate. This makes me wonder, are public relations and marketing evolving into the same department, or is there reasons the two remain separate entities?
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Did You Say Yes?

Do you own your own business? Getting a business up and running is a lot of work to do on your own. All entrepreneurs tend to have the same kind of ambitious characteristics. They are driven, goal oriented, self starters and risk takers. But between building your product and getting it out to the public, how do you know when it’s time to begin asking for help?
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5 Free Courses to Take Before Starting Your Marketing Career

I get it. Once you finish college you can’t wait to never take another test again. Unfortunately, this just isn’t the reality of the workforce and you will probably be taking many tests for a very long time, especially if you decide to start a career in marketing. But hey on the bright side, attaining more knowledge is never a bad thing, right?
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5 Better Ways to Market to Millennials

The term “Millennial” has taken a negative undertone in modern western society. Being a generation raised with advanced technology integrated into their everyday lives, it’s difficult to catch a Millennial’s attention in a world with content overload.
Here are 5 ways to catch the attention of Millennial audiences: 
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As A Marketer, You Need These 4 Chrome Extensions

Very much like an engine is to a car, technology tools are to marketers. A large portion of my job as a marketer is to make sure that my clients are at the forefront of marketing technology, especially the free ones. Adapting and adopting to new technology is in many cases what keeps your marketing efforts ahead of the competition. Let’s take a look at some of the tools we use that you or your marketing team should be as well…
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Tips for Building a Good Resume

Marketing is occurring whenever and wherever throughout everyday life. Whether through advertisements, logos or commercials, we are exposed to thousands of marketing avenues daily. A person’s biggest marketing tool, especially when searching for means to make money, is their resume. Unfortunately, resumes are not as easy as slapping down a few facts about yourself as well as a few jobs you have had in the past. Here are a few tips on how to properly develop a resume that will market your talents effectively:
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The Young Marketer's Advantage

I’m sure some of you, experienced marketers, will combat this idea and that’s completely understandable. Our office boasts some of the sharpest young talent around they don’t blink twice when faced with a challenge. So why am I saying this? It’s simple, many of our clients come to us because of our age. Not because of how many years in marketing we have, or how much knowledge we’ve accrued in one area. Here are some reasons why they trust us:
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Tips for Attending Post-Work Socials

We as employees try to put on our best face when going into work every day or at least when our boss or boss’s boss comes around. While at work, it is best to give your fellow employees as well as your employer. Once the workday is over, we become a lot more relaxed and we tend to get back into our natural element. Most corporate jobs have after work events, and a common mistake made by employees is that they tend to become too comfortable and relaxed at these events.
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Interview Ready?

An interview for employment is the opportunity for the job seeker to display their skills and experience to their potential employer. Rather than thinking of it as an interview, look at it as an audition for the job and somewhat a sample of your work. Unfortunately, some job seekers walk into interviews believing it is simply a formality before they begin their first day. Here are tips on what to do before, during, and after a job interview:
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What If Your Database Is Bad?

It would seem that the effectiveness of marketing campaigns are heavily tied to the quality of your database. So what happens if you find out your database really isn’t good? Well, the first step is accepting the truth that maybe your database which you spent so much money and effort on isn’t great. The next step is fixing it, which is actually the easiest part in many cases. Let’s take a look:
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Guerrilla Marketing Is Very Much Alive

We are used to having information thrown at us everyday, that at some point, we zone out and stop absorbing it all. Guerrilla Marketing is an advertising strategy that focuses on low-cost unconventional marketing tactics. It is about taking the consumer by surprise, making an indelible impression and creating copious amounts of social buzz. 
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3 Ways Content Distribution Can Propel Your Brand

Content is King. But Distribution is Queen... And she wears the pants!
 
It can be extremely frustrating to put in the hours that it takes to create amazing content and never see any results. I can remember when I first started blogging more than 8 years ago and see 2 people actually read it. Typically, those two people were my parents... thanks mom!

But the reason why your blog isn't being read is summed up in three words: Distribution, Distribution, Distribution!

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