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International Podcast Day: Top 10 Podcast Picks

Podcasts are a great go-to for staying entertained on a long drive, playing in the background while doing household chores, or staying up-to-date with the latest news. In honor of International Podcast Day on September 30th, we’ve asked our co-pilots to share their favorites. See our top 10 picks below:   Conan O’Brien Needs a […]

The Message Is the Message. Or Is it? 16 Common Grammar and Punctuation Errors

As some of you may know I’m a little crazy about punctuation and grammar. Before becoming a marketer, I was a book editor for close to a decade. It’s a thing with me. I get that most people did not enjoy diagramming sentences as much as I did and don’t get a real sense of […]

Six Key Things to Consider for Your Virtual Event

With so many live events cancelled due to the pandemic, companies everywhere have been making the rapid shift to online experiences. And although webinars and events have always been a feature of B2B marketing, market expectations are changing as we’ve all been living a nearly completely virtual life for the past few months. This affects […]

Scratch Summer Playlist 2020

  The first week of summer is finally here, and the Scratch team couldn’t be more excited to soak up the sunshine and celebrate one of the best seasons for music! This year, we’re sharing a playlist of our favorite summer tunes. From Bob Marley to Frank Ocean, each Scratcher chose one song to add […]

Looking For Ways to Pass the Time? Our Shortlist for Good Reads on World Book Day

There’s nothing quite like the pleasure of escaping into a good story, and these days, when most all of us are spending more quiet hours at home, it’s a great opportunity to dive in. Reading books can expand our minds into a different realm of being—whether it’s an escape into an adventure-filled fiction novel, a […]

How to Stay Connected: Top Tips for Working from Home

Sales Acceleration: What D&B’s Acquisition of Avention Means for B2B Marketers

By Lora Kratchounova, Scratch Marketing + Media Dun & Bradstreet announced this week it has purchased Avention. This is big news for B2B marketing, and specifically for the growing sales acceleration market. Knowing Avention first hand, it makes perfect sense for D&B  —  B2B marketing is being completely redefined yet again. Account-based marketing and selling are […]

More 2017 Lessons From Inbound 2016: How To Ride the Wave of Change

By Mira Lyubenova, Scratch Marketing + Media We marketers often find ourselves too busy planning budgets, managing campaigns and reporting to take the time to keep up with changes in our field. Fortunately, events like Inbound 2016 allow us get up to speed and hear about where marketing is going from the best of the […]

What Inbound 2016 Meant For Marketing In 2017: New Tactics, New Channels, New Skills

By Mira Lyubenova, Scratch Marketing + Media Wrapping up the marketing efforts you made in 2016 can only mean one thing: New Year’s jitters as you start to plan budgets and strategies for 2017. Marketing in the 21st century changes incredibly quickly, and staying up to date with new tools and successful tactics is a […]