social_media_(blog)-1Last week, we tested out a new roundup format -- the content our readers thought was good enough to share with their friends, coworkers, and maybe even family. 

Despite this content's popularity on social media, it's possible you missed these stories. So take a chance to catch up on the five most-shared posts from this past week. 

Better Content Through Chemicals? How Caffeine, Alcohol, & Other Substances Affect Creativity

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Ever wondered how substances like caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, and marijuana affect creativity and production? Read this blog post to find out!

Typography 101: Everything a Beginner Should Know

Starting out small and paying attention to the little details makes all the difference when you’re laying out an email, ebook, or blog post. Read this blog post to learn how to take your design skills to the next level using typography.

How to Build a Successful Native Advertising Campaign

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Native advertising is the current “it” tactic for marketers. This blog post outlines the six essential things required to create a successful lead generation campaign using native advertising.

80% of CEOs Aren't Impressed With Marketers: How IT Can Change Their Mind

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In order to drive business success and impress your CEO, marketing and IT need to learn how to combine their respective talents and strengths. Read this blog post to learn how you can align your marketing and IT teams.

The Engagement Ring Story: How De Beers Created a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry From the Ground Up

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We feel compelled to purchase expensive diamond engagement rings despite the fact that they are worth at least 50% less than what you pay for them the moment you leave the jewelry store. This blog posts takes a critical look at how De Beers used marketing to manipulate the demand for diamonds from nothing to a must-have symbol of love and commitment.

You're Going to Waste 31 Hours in Meetings This Month

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Remarkably, 31 hours are spent in unproductive meetings, and most employees attend 62 meetings every month. This blog post explains exactly why meetings aren’t working and how you can make your meetings more productive.

What was the most interesting thing you learned this week on Inbound Hub? What do you want to see more of? Leave your feedback in the comments!

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Originally published Jun 15, 2014 8:00:00 AM, updated July 28 2017

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