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Email Marketing

Email MarketingStarting January 12, learn how to create campaigns that engage subscribers, increase awareness, and drive traffic and sales! In this course, you'll learn how to create effective email campaigns to meet your company's goals and objectives, develop copywriting and design techniques, create and manage distribution lists, and more! Register now!

A Visual Guide to SXSW 2013

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See it or skip it? This infographic shows highlights from the 2013 music, film, and interactive sessions at the South by Southwest conferences in Austin, TX. For the connected crowd, the chart is also chock full of statistics about the festival, including which social media profiles and hashtags to follow and a handy to-do list.

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Tumblr Continues Upwards Surge

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Tumblr currently hosts 29 million blogs and a little over 57 percent of Tumblr users are under the age of 34. Moreover, 25.2% of users were between 35 and 49, and 17.5% were at least 50 years old. Females made up a larger percentage of visitors (53.5%) compared to males.

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One in Five Social Network Users Play Social Games

frontierville icon Farmville might be even more appealing to gamers than previously thought according to new insights from consumer and retail market research firm NPD. In their latest Social Network Gaming, the firm digs deep into what propels gamers towards social games, and what appeal games like Farmville hold for those who were not gamers before signing up for Facebook or another social network. And while some of the findings confirm the general assumptions of those in the know, there are many new stats that will help social gaming companies position their products to appeal to this new breed of gamer.
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