Tag Archives: HubSpot

More Than 30 Tips/Tools to Improve Your Writing

Looking to improve your writing skills? [We ALL should be. 🙂 ] Take a look at the tips/tools offered by Lindsay Kolowich for HubSpot: “Whether you’re a published author or just starting to blogging, it’s not always easy to string words … Continue reading

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FREE Resume Templates

Are you someone who has trouble writing TARGETED resumes geared to specific jobs? If your answer is yes, or you just want to get some new resume ideas, keep reading. HubSpot is making available TEN free resume templates covering these … Continue reading

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Fighting Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud costs retailers, consumers, banks, and credit card firms billions and billions of dollars worldwide — and that only includes the fraud we know about, not the fraud that goes unreported. This post focuses on online credit card … Continue reading

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How to Be More Motivated at Work

Would you consider yourself to be motivated about your work? Or are you lethargic and bored by your job? Of course, we should want to answer yes to question 1 and no to question 2. According to HubSpot: “Do you … Continue reading

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Pinterest Pins Becoming “Buyable”

Pinterest is more popular than ever, and just keeps on growing. Consider these statistics compiled by Craig Smith of DMR: 42 percent of all online U.S. adult women (and 13 percent of men) utilize Pinterest. In the U.S., as of … Continue reading

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What You Learn in College That Prepares You for the Real World

Yes, we business school professors are attuned to the comment that higher education is “too academic” and not “practical enough.” That is why we strongly support internships, on- and off-campus speakers, professional student clubs, alumni relations, career services, and a … Continue reading

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How Superior Retail Web Sites Get Designed

We can learn a lot from how the best Web sites get designed. As Austin Knight writes for HubSpot: “Style guides have always been a staple of design, with some print versions dating back to over 100 years ago. But as design for … Continue reading

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