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Ann Handley
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Are your execs allergic to social media? +Charlene Li's got you covered...
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The popular project management software company Basecamp launched a lovely illustrated online magazine called The Distance. It's great content. But is it marketing? Does it matter?
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Much like an actual muffin top in an actual muffin tin, the MarketingProfs B2B Forum overflows in (mostly) appealing ways. Here's what to expect in 2015.
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The crazy success of 50 Shades of Grey is proof that content doesn't have to be good to succeed. But is this what we should strive for as marketers?
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+SlideShare asked me to name my 3 favorite content marketing decks of all time. Here they are.  +Doug Kessler +Rand Fishkin +Mash+Studio 
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+Ann Handley hee hee, isn't that great! 
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Five roles you need on your Digital Marketing team in 2015, via +MarketingProfs.
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Lots of my favorites and some new ones listed here, too.
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Sir Ken Robinson recently presented a video talk and Q&A at MarketingProfs on the nature of innovation at our own organizations.Why is innovation critical to all companies? And are we all capable of the creativity and imagination required to fuel real innovation? (Spoiler alert on that last one: YES.)I’m one of those people who gets antsy at webinars. But last week I was zero percent tempted during Sir Ken’s video talk to start scrolling through ...
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Smarts from +Kerry O'Shea Gorgone, which reminds me of that thing my parents always told me: just because you CAN... doesn't mean you SHOULD.
My recent posts here and on Mark Schaefer’s {grow} blog have generated a lot of conversation among bloggers and brands about giveaways. The first question I set out to answer on my blog was “what is the difference between a contest and a giveaway, and how can I run each legally?” The next question I …
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This lesson took me a loooong time to learn.
In this series, professionals share the words of wisdom that made all the difference in their lives. Follow the stories here and write your own (please include the hashtag #BestAdvice in the body of your post).I was 16 and newly behind the wheel of the driving school’s Subaru wagon.My instructor, an older grump of a guy named Henry, had directed me to a busy intersection, where he said I should signal and turn left.I gripped the wheel as tightly ...
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Innovative ideas aren't accidental. They come with practice. Start adopting a new, creative way of thinking with ideas from Sir Ken Robinson.
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Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs, author "Everybody Writes," co-author of "Content Rules"
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Author, speaker, content bossypants http://www.annhandley.com
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Content strategist and author of Everybody Writes, co-author of the best-selling book on content marketing, Content Rules. Frequent speaker, writer, columnist for Entrepreneur magazine, American Express OPEN Forum. Co-founder, ClickZ. Still want more? It's here: About.me/AnnHandley and at my site, AnnHandley.com.
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Fierce mother of two. Love: Books, good wine, coffee, dogs. Not necessarily in that order.
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