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How to Hire the Perfect Marketer For Your Team, Part 2 One of the patterns we’ve noticed in the candidates we've hired is their analytical and strategic foundation. This cognitive baseline is the difference maker between a good marketer and a great one. Badvertising: Our New Book About How Big Agencies Are Screwing Big Companies Out of Big Money, And How to Stop It Something is broken in the digital marketing world, and we're tired of losing sleep over it. That's why we coined a term for it and wrote a book about it. Download your free chapter now. Key Takeaways From Jen Rubio’s Online Course On Building A Direct To Consumer Brand (Plus How It Relates to Performance Marketing) Let's explore how Jen's course lessons apply to our world of performance marketing, and how can you apply those strategies to help your brand replicate the same kind of success. How These Disruptive Direct to Consumer Darlings Are Building The Future, And How Your Brand Can Too Let's look at several successful direct to consumer brands and performance marketing strategies gleaned from their ads. Learn how to help your brand increase profit and build value. Ecommerce Marketing Year in Review: Don't Miss These 2018 Reader Faves In the spirit of transparency, we're opening our books to public view. With two weeks left in the year, what does Google Analytics say about our blog performance for 2018? Black Friday / Cyber Monday at Metric Digital: Start Early, Stay Flexible While starting early with a well mapped-out plan can take you far, staying on your toes and being responsive in the moment can carry your brand across the finish line. I Was Your Agency's Proprietary Ad Tech Seven years ago, I went to pitch a client with my boss and learned something that would fundamentally change the way I think about how marketing agencies work. Is Your Marketing Agency Holding Your Data Hostage? Today, the norm for many digital advertising client / agency relationships is for the agency, not the client, to own the advertising accounts in Facebook, Google, and more. Shifting From Agency to In House: How to Navigate Your Marketing Transition More and more brands are taking their marketing in house. What’s the actually fall out here? What does that mean for brands and your company? Here's how to navigate your marketing transition. Metric Masterminds, Episode 107: Steve Geick, Ryan Markman, John Pellinghelli & Kevin Simonson Deep Dive On Direct To Consumer Marketing Strategies More and more companies are taking their brands direct to consumer. But evolving customer needs are much different from the retail world of the past. Here's how to equip your company. What The Interns At Facebook Asked Me About Digital Marketing, And What I Told Them I recently conducted a 30-minute Q&A with an group of interns from Facebook. They asked great questions about agency specific topics, industry trends, how we win new business, and more. Here are the highlights. Finding the Perfect Ecommerce Partners to Scale Your Brand to the Next Growth Level The great quagmire for ecommerce founders, especially those without growth marketing experience, is finding the right partners. That way you can close gaps in knowledge and scale up