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Do Ya Know?

Check your answer below!

Which of these headlines is NOT true?

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What We Learned

Monday: If you’re in the Instagram game right now, you know that the platform is heavily prioritizing Reels, and investment in short-form video is paying off. For a closer look at what’s working, Socialinsider breaks down the numbers in a recent study.

Tuesday: Best in class emails are open-worthy, engaging, and valuable. But they should also be accessible. Here’s how to optimize your email for all readers. 

Wednesday: Your PPC analysis should highlight trends and translate metrics into real value for the C-suite. Here’s how to build a better PPC report.

Thursday: Startups that land on the front page of Product Hunt can expect 2k to 10k unique visitors on launch day. Here’s how to get started.

The Conversation

Rebecca asked, “Has anyone used Buffer as a social media management tool? Or have another free option to recommend?”

Abigail asked, “We have transitioned from HubSpot to Salesforce (Pardot) and are experiencing some very bizzare results with our emails. Anyone experienced this?”

Lee asked, “Any recommendations on safe websites to download font kits from?”

Brandon shared, “You feeling alright, Pinterest?”

A Pinterest ad appears in a Facebook feed. The ad reads, "all the inspo for your outdoor spaces," but the accompanying image is a neighborhood destroyed by a mudslide.

*Elevator Music*

Happy Labor Day weekend to all of our friends in the U.S.

We’ll be back in your inbox on Tuesday.

Averna Limonata


  • 2 oz Averna
  • 4 oz lemon soda (such as San Pellegrino Limonata)
  • Garnish: lemon wheel and sage leaf

A rich brown cocktail in a Collins glass with a lemon wedge and sage leaf.


  1. Add the Averna and lemon soda into a Collins glass with ice and stir gently to combine.
  2. Garnish with a lemon wheel and sage leaf.

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Did Ya Know?

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