The Key Difference Between Multivariate Testing & A/B Testing

There’s seemingly no end to the things you can test in your marketing, and if you’ve laid a solid framework for your inbound marketing programs, now’s a great time to start optimizing and making what works pretty well work amazingly well . And the best way to get started is to conduct some A/B tests !

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Email Background Images: a How To Guide (with Examples)

A couple of months ago, I got an email from HubSpot Academy about the different courses available. I remember this part of the email specifically because I loved the use of a background image. I’m a huge fan of how companies find great ways to maximize their email content — and one way to do that is with a background image.

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Is Coding the Next Must-Have Skill of the Modern Marketer?

Marketing has evolved over time from,“You can have any color you want as long as it’s black” to just-in-time marketing messages that might lead to your brand posting on Reddit.

We’re embracing digital channels and understanding the need to create marketing people love more and more … but do we actually grasp what’s running behind the scenes of all these digital campaigns?

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Robots.txt: The Deceptively Important Part of Your SEO Strategy

When I first heard the term robots.txt, I’ll admit, I didn’t know what it meant. Instinctively, I imagined R2D2 from “Star Wars” and thought, “What do robots have to do with SEO?”

If you’re anything like me, technical SEO isn’t always easy to understand.

However, in a study with seoClarity and BuzzStream, out of 240 SEO specialists, 59% of all respondents reported that the most effective SEO strategy used was technical onsite optimization.

So, whether we understand it or not, technical SEO will continue to play a large role in our marketing strategies.

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How to Calculate Hourly Rate for Freelance Marketers & Consultants

Let’s say you’re hiring a freelancer or two to help improve the marketing effort of a campaign. You’ve identified the project they’ll be working on, about how many hours it should take, and the context they’ll need to be successful — but you still haven’t decided on the hourly rate.

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