Digital marketing is a moving target that is constantly evolving, making it more and more difficult for new comers to learn the art.
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By: Dennis Schiraldi
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The second most and probably more important than the first is to be a practitioner, which means don't just read do. You got to implement strategy, test it, manage it, tweak it...I'm constantly tinkering with the digital strategy. Everything changes daily, that's going to be a given. So you cannot just read or watch the next latest and greatest video. Be a doer.
The next in-regards to pro-bono work...Find the right mix. We all have to start someplace and free is sometimes your proving ground. Just keep in mind, try to move out of the freemium model asap!
Mentors, although I'm writing a blog and giving advice. I'm not big on giving or taking advice. But I do study a lot. Mentors come in all sizes and shapes. Some will put your arm around you and go to lunch weekly. Others may just be someone you follow. I'm still in search of mine. In the meanwhile, check it out. If you want to become a digital marketing expert let's go grab some coffee I'll share some thoughts!!!