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Holiday Shopping Trends Every Marketer Needs To Know [infographic]

While the holidays are typically a time where we slow down, relax a bit, and spend more time with family and friends, it is also a time when consumers are looking for great deals in their gift buying. Long before the masses hit the malls and online stores, smart marketers have their eyes on the shopping trends of the season that will determine the direction of their marketing efforts.

60th anniversary of the barcode
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The Barcode Turns 60 Years Old

I can’t remember a world in which we did not have barcodes and I’ve been around for awhile! And yet, I haven’t been around quite as long as the old familiar barcode which is turning 60 this month. The original patent for what we know today as the modern barcode was granted on October 7th, 1952 to Norman Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver, its inventors.

Outbound Marketing: There’s No School Like the Old School
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Outbound Marketing: There’s No School Like the Old School

If you’re like many marketers, you’ve no doubt heard all about the latest trends regarding “new school” inbound content marketing. Inbound marketing is based on the concept of earning the attention of potential customers, making yourself easy to be found and drawing customers to your website by producing content that these prospects will value. While inbound marketing is certainly something that should not be ignored, it’s important to not get caught up in the hype and to disregard traditional marketing channels that have been proven to deliver a tangible ROI.