If I called someone about you, what would they say?

A few weeks ago I wrote about eight lessons I learned from spending five years building and selling a company. Over the last month another lesson recently appeared right in plain sight. It's one most of us probably already know subconsciously, yet don't give enough pause to consider its implications.It's ...

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Unsplash & Icons8 Integration

Visuals can completely change the experience that a customer has. They enrich what would otherwise be a block of text. They inspire. They connect ideas.When we looked around at how to best help teams access great visual assets there were two platforms that stood out above all others: Unsplash and ...

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2019 MarTech trends

Anyone who has built a MarTech product or invested in one is familiar with the chart above. It's called the MarTech 5000 and it categorically lists out the thousands of marketing products that exist today. As exhaustive as this chart is, there are plenty more not listed. While the last ...

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How to Create a Website That Gets Results in 2019

20 years ago, if you wanted to create a website for your business, You would have needed a web developer to code it, upload it, update it, and maintain it. Not anymore. These days, you can create a website for your business in a couple of hours, even if you ...

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8 things I wish I knew before building a startup

Before Spark, I spent five and a half years building one of the world's largest influencer marketing platforms, Grapevine. We were very early to the influencer space. We weren’t the very first but we were pretty close, certainly before the word "influencer" became commonplace. We delivered a solid product and ...

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Why every influencer should be investing in their website

I've seen influencers on YouTube grow from 40 subscribers to north of 400,000 in the course of 18 months. I've seen Instagrammers go from zero to influencer hero out of what seemed like nowhere, and I've seen reality TV stars make the most of their moment by building up their ...

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Free Design Resources for Marketers [2019 Edition]

If you've got a CMS and are gearing up to put your company on the map you're going to need a flurry of go-to design tools to stand out and look amazing. Fortunately, there are a bunch of awesome free tools out there that we've compiled to help you out. ...

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Product minded software engineer (Django/React) - Platform team

We are a lean team of passionate PMs, designers, and engineers looking to change the way people build content and measure the impact of their marketing efforts. Our mission is to enable the makers, doers, and dreamers with a platform that helps them tell their story and build their businesses ...

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Spark 1.5 (beta) is Live

We’ve been intaking your feedback and are excited to announce Spark 1.5 which comes packed with enhanced performance, design options, and community engagement.Spark Editor 1.5 - We’ve added a range of options to the Spark editor to give users more control over their content, including Hero sections, easy cover photos ...

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Hubspot Integration on Spark

Update: The Hubspot integration also support Conversations. Scroll down below to see how to enable Hubspot chat for your Spark site.Spark integrations allow teams to design their ideal marketing stack. In a matter of minutes modern teams can enable analytics, chat, email, CRM, and re-marketing. In this article we're going ...

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