How to Conduct Research for an Infographic: A Simple Step-by-Step Guide

How to Conduct Research for an Infographic: A Simple Step-by-Step Guide

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. In reality, a picture is worth closer to 84.1 words depending on a variety of other factors, but let’s face it, that’s not as catchy. The original point of the saying still stands, though: Images communicate information more effectively than text alone, and they’re best when working together. And, brands agree with the statement above. In fact, in 2020, infographics were considered the third-most effective type of marketing content, just behind blogging and video. But before you design an eye-catching infographic, you must first do the research to determine what story you’re going to tell, and how you’re going to tell it visually. And […]

10 Pieces of Content Your Audience Really Wants to See [New Data]

10 Pieces of Content Your Audience Really Wants to See [New Data]

Content marketing is constantly evolving, which is what we here on the HubSpot blogging team love about our jobs. It keeps things interesting. And while it’s easy to get caught up in experimenting with innovative content, it’s important that we pay close attention to how our readers are changing, too. According to HubSpot Research, 2016 marks the start of a new phase of technological development, where new innovations and consumer preferences will usher in a new way of how marketers will do business. Our research team surveyed over 1,000 internet users worldwide to learn about their preferences and behaviors when it comes to their content consumption habits. In this article, […]

34 Free Online Marketing Classes to Take This Year

34 Free Online Marketing Classes to Take This Year

I don’t know about you, but I miss taking classes. I miss taking notes, studying, and most of all, learning a ton of new skills. That’s not to say I don’t learn a lot on the job here at HubSpot — because I absolutely do. But sometimes, there’s nothing quite like listening to a lecture, taking notes, and doing homework. Given the frequency at which new technologies and software are developed, it can be overwhelming to try to keep up your knowledge by only reading blog posts and ebooks. That’s where self-paced online learning comes in. I’ve taken a few awesome courses and certifications through HubSpot Academy, including an inbound […]

What is a 301 Redirect, and When Should You Use One?

What is a 301 Redirect, and When Should You Use One?

I moved five times in the last year. And every single time I moved, I forgot to sign up to have my mail forwarded to my new address. Mail forwarding is an important step in any moving process, as it ensures you don’t lose any valuable information that’s sent to you. And the same can be said for your website: If you’re moving a website from one URL to another, you need to take the necessary steps to ensure your visitors get sent to the right place. In the world of tech, this is called a 301 redirect.   A 301 redirect is key to maintaining a website’s domain authority and […]