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How to Start a Career in Digital Marketing

In this video I go through the 7 steps to get started with a career in digital marketing:

1. Read everything
2. Implement what you read
3. Offer your help for free to startups & non-profits
4. Get an internship
5. Find a mentor
6. Attend a marketing conference
7. Get a job at a digital marketing agency

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Sujan Patel is the co-founder of Web Profits, a growth marketing agency helping companies leverage the latest and greatest marketing strategy to fuel their businesses. Sujan has over 14 years of internet marketing experience and has led the digital marketing strategy for companies like Sales Force, Mint, Intuit and many other Fortune 500 calibre companies.

Sujan contributes weekly columns for Inc, Forbes and Entrepreneur. He is also a prolific public speaker, delivering keynotes at events like SaaS North, Startcon, and Growth Marketing Conference.

Find Sujan here:
Web Profits (we help companies grow): (Schedule meetings without the back and forth): (convert desktop traffic into mobile app downloads): (email outreach for sales/marketers):


24 thoughts on “How to Start a Career in Digital Marketing”

  1. Having worked with Sujan, I had a tough time making the full leap from step #1 to #2. I've changed that and still keep this lesson in mind with every client I work with.

  2. Great quick video, doing the walk instead of the talk as you talk about in point two is indeed key. Just reading stuff without testing it yourself, or without playing with it yourself to gain your own insights is key. It will skyrocket your knowledge to such a higher degree.

  3. Sir could you tell me can i do digital marketing course for career change. As i am 36 years old and looking for career change but someone told me in this age no one is going to hire you as fresher so is it so. Please help me. As i don't have sufficient funds to run own business. So probably looking for a job. Is digital marketing includes as sales target base job.

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