Let's discuss what skills will make you stand out and also make you a more effective Digital Marketer in 2016.
Last year I wrote a post on LinkedIn about Marketing Skills I thought were important in 2015 with resources.
Well...it's a year later and it seemed like the right time to talk about the skills I try to hone on a daily basis and what might be of value to you as a Marketer in 2016.
This isn't the biggest list in the world, nor the most exhaustive, it's definitely from my own perspective, experiences and certainly reflects my own goals for improvement this year.
Before we dive into the skills themselves, it's important to consider the "T-shaped Skill Set" of Digital Marketing. It's not a magical concept, it basically says that as a skilled Digital Marketer, we are competent and knowledgeable in the broad range of elements that go into Digital Marketing.
Emphasis on competent and knowledgeable, rather than specialists or deep experts. This is the "shallow and wide" notion and forms the top of our "T". From that point, you can go "narrow and deep" into your speciality, whatever that might be.
If you choose to remain uninitiated in the "shallow and wide" you'll be serving up an incomplete set of skills that make up a well balanced and effective Digital Marketing Pro.
In The Marketing Drive Episode 14 the digital marketing skills I think we need to foster in 2016 are:
There are probably more that i've missed but now is your chance to chime in and add to the list!
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