10 Things To Kickstart Your Digital Career

Image Credit: Bethany Legg via Unsplash   So you’ve decided to take the plunge into digital marketing – congratulations! Digital marketing is one of the most diverse and exciting industries out there. New technologies, new audiences and new disciplines are cropping up every day. And as this growing industry continues to expand into more areas of our lives, the opportunities for innovation are endless. This is a great career choice for the innovative and fearless, and is perfect for self-starters. Here are 10 things you can do today to kickstart your digital career. Seek out influencers An eagerness for learning is vital for all who want to ‘make it’ in this constantly evolving industry. The nature of digital marketing means that search algorithms and the ‘rules of the game’ are constantly shifting. With more advertising platforms and audiences than ever before, sifting through the abundance of advice articles isn’t easy, but it’s worth it if you want to stay ahead of the learning curve. Some influential voices to seek out in the first instance include Rand Fishkin at Moz blog, Neil Patel at Quicksprout, and Search Engine Land’s Danny Sullivan — read, share, and curate their content. Participate in digital marketing training Learning the skills and tools of the trade will help you decide which areas of digital marketing you most want to pursue in your new career. You can complete a digital marketing training course over the space of 12-18 months, learn the skills you need to succeed, and gain an apprenticeship within a marketing company. No need to enrol on a digital marketing course at a University, simply check out the this provider of digital marketing training in London, and start applying! [...]

By |2017-08-10T13:38:26+00:00August 9th, 2017|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 10 Things To Kickstart Your Digital Career

Email Marketing Industry Census 2017

The 11th annual Email Marketing Industry Census, published in partnership with Adestra, is based on the largest UK survey of email marketers. The census takes an in-depth look at email practices being adopted, the resources being dedicated to email and the channel's effectiveness compared to other types of marketing. Personalisation, marketing automation, optimisation for different devices and the future of email are all themes that are revisited in this year's Census, and there are also new questions about the use of metrics, the application of artificial intelligence and the impact of Brexit on how companies are approaching the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With 11 years' worth of data to assess, this provides an unparalleled opportunity to measure the state of the industry and find out how those at the coalface of email marketing are operating. Over 1,000 respondents took part in the 2017 Census, which took the form of an online survey in February and March 2017. What you'll learn Find out how a variety of trends around email practices, budgets and opinions have changed over 11 years. Discover other marketers' opinions on what the future of email will look like. Benchmark your own practices with the activities of marketers maximising their email efforts. Understand the challenges organisations are facing in improving their email capabilities. Key findings from the report Marketers get to grips with automation, helped by improved technology Email reigns supreme when it comes to delivering ROI, though companies must do more to measure success Companies are still under-investing in a channel which drove an estimated £29bn in UK online retail sales in 2016 Companies continue to adapt to consumer use of different devices True personalisation at scale remains elusive for many businesses, though more companies [...]

By |2017-04-20T18:49:51+00:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Email Marketing Industry Census 2017
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