learn code - commandment 5 of the 10 commandments for effective digital marketing

Commandment 5: Learn Code

Everything in technology is built using some sort of programming language or code. You also know that computers can only read binaries — 1’s and 0’s. If you want to talk to a machine, you have to speak its language. You don’t have to master programming languages, but you do have to learn code if…
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June 7, 2015 0

Commandment 4: Stop Guessing

The internet allowed marketers to, finally, quantitatively measure all their activities. Marketers can now stop guessing whether their campaign was successful or not. If you want to practice effective digital marketing, this one’s for you. Before, the closest way to measure if what they were doing was effective or not was only through correlation. Take, for…
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February 23, 2015 0
stop selling - commandment 3 of the 10 commandments for effective digital marketing

Commandment 3: Stop Selling

Effective digital marketing means you have to learn when is the right time to sell. Sales and marketing activities are the only ways for companies to generate revenues. The people in sales and marketing are the link between the company and its customers. History tells us that the only way this happens is through direct interaction. Here’s a…
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February 16, 2015 0

Achieving Business Nirvana: Ask the Question “What’s Different Now?”

Questioning assumptions is one of the indicators of a critical mind. A lot of managers I know never do. They simply accept what is happening and blame other people and circumstances why things are the way they are. Sadly, it is this kind of thinking – of not questioning assumptions – that leads to the…
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February 13, 2015 0
be human - commandment 2 of the 10 commandments for effective digital marketing

Commandment 2: Be Human

The internet has transformed the way we live. It has also affected the way we conduct business. Technology enabled us to connect with each other even if we are not physically located together. As a result, this reliance on technology and the efficiencies it brings slowly changed the way businesses talk to customers. Companies that…
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February 9, 2015 0
be helpful - commandment 1 of the 10 commandments for effective digital marketing

Commandment 1: Be Helpful

The mindset every effective digital marketer should exhibit is helpfulness. As simple as it may sound, it is the least followed among the 10 commandments for effective digital marketing. If you cannot have that frame of mind and you always think about yourself, you will never achieve success. Too dramatic? Not really. Below are some reasons…
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December 9, 2014 0