29 Free Resume Templates for Microsoft Word (& How to Make Your Own)

No matter what industry you work in (or your experience level in that industry), a plain, black-and-white resume written in Times New Roman font can actually weaken a job application. But just because resumes have gotten more creative doesn’t mean you need special design software to make your application stand out. On the contrary, writing your resume in good old Microsoft Word is still the perfect way to develop your personal brand, while also communicating your experience and career goals. Read on to find out how to make your resume in word, then download one of these amazing resume templates…

After Recent Improvement, Deal Pipelines Shaky Last Week

For the last few months, businesses around the world have had to rapidly adapt to the impact of COVID-19. In a time where it seems like things change every day, it can be difficult to gauge whether the challenges your business is facing are widespread. That’s why we’re publishing week-over-week benchmark data for core business metrics like website traffic, email send and open rates, sales engagements, close rates, and more. These core metrics are split by region, company size, and industry cuts, so you can explore data for companies most similar to yours. You can find the data, and more…

How to Promote an Article: 76 Content Promotion Strategies for Blog Content

Where there’s traffic there’s hope. Every visitor is a potential conversion, as in a lead, a customer or a subscriber. But no traffic means no conversions. This is why content marketers work so hard at content promotion. They understand one of the first rules of content marketing: The best content doesn’t win. The best promoted content wins. This is a guide for content promotion, complete with 76 specific content promotion activities. Together, they are a checklist for driving traffic to blog articles. We’ve broken down the tactics into three sections. We’re showing how to promote the article before, during and…

Everything You Need to Know about Guest Blogging

If you’re looking for the best way to divide a room full of marketers, bring up the topic of guest blogging. Without a doubt, you’ll start a heated debate. Some will say it’s a waste of time. Others will swear by it and treat it like an essential part of their marketing strategy. As always, the truth is somewhere in the middle: yes, it can be a waste of time and resources, but, done right, it can be a powerful fuel for your growth. Aside from the brand awareness aspect of it, guest blogging can also be an ethical and…

Nowadays, we hear about a company’s culture a lot — including perks like free beer, ping-pong tables, and fitness classes at the office. Company culture is a critical factor for acquiring and retaining top talent. Additionally, a good company culture can help your business succeed. In fact, companies with strong cultures saw a 4x increase in revenue growth. But culture is more than just workplace benefits. At its core, a company’s culture is the shared set of values, behaviors, and shared vision of that workplace. Additionally, a company culture clearly outlines your workplace’s values, and ultimately drives your entire company…

Executing a Domain Migration: An Inside Look From OnLogic (Formerly Logic Supply)

Posted by ErikaOnLogicIn October 2019, our 16-year-old company rebranded from Logic Supply to OnLogic. The recovery from a traffic standpoint has been pretty smooth (and much faster than we expected), and our customers have embraced our new name and look. We want to share our story, the steps we took to prepare for this major change, and some things we learned along the way about what it takes to execute a successful domain transition (with minimal impact on organic results) in an effort to help those facing the same challenge. Take a deep breath, it’s going to be okay. First,…

Every weekend, my friends and I have online video calls to catch-up with each other. Sometimes it feels like certain people dominate the conversation and others don’t feel comfortable speaking up. These types of communication issues via remote conversations are actually normal. In fact, for remote teams communication with co-workers is a challenge that remote workers face daily. Additionally, according to HubSpot’s findings, non-HubSpot remote workers noted a lack of social connection (29%) and communicating with co-workers (29%) as the two biggest challenges they face being remote. When your team can’t be in the same space, communication needs to become…

It was the first day of my first internship in college. When I walked in the doors, my boss gave me a brief, 20-minute rundown on how the organization was structured, what my role entailed, and what my first assignment would be. Then, I found my cubicle and got to work … feeling both largely unprepared and frustratingly secluded. Who was on my team? Wasn’t I supposed to meet them? Were there other interns, and where were they? And what was the culture like, really? It was an internship, but nonetheless, it quickly taught me the importance of onboarding. Almost…

How to Create an Editorial Calendar [Examples + Templates]

If you’re anything like me, you’re consistently working out of at least 20 browser tabs, four journals, a yellow legal pad or two, and a myriad of Post-it notes stuck around your computer monitor. To the average overseer, it’s nothing short of chaos. To the blogger, it’s evidence of a (desperate) need for an editorial calendar. My muddled system transforms dramatically when I work with a team. I realize the need for organization and structure, and this could not be more necessary than with managing a blog. Without a mutually agreed-upon system for planning, writing, and scheduling content every week,…