Digital Marketing in Washington, DC

Digital Marketing in Washington, DC

A photograph taken in D.C., for Washington Digital Marketing

Often times in Washington one could get lost with all the activities in Digital Marketing. From small specialized meetings for left-handed Search Engine Optimization specialists to major industry events covering all things digital. Chief Internet Marketer wants to help you navigate what Washington has to offer you as a digital marketing professional. Jobs, events, agencies, educational options, brands, capital, and more information about local resources in Washington are listed below.

Upcoming events in Washington

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Newest jobs in Washington

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Digital Marketing Courses

Get the right training

Right here in Washington there are training facilities for Digital Marketing. Along with Testing Centers where you can take your professional digital marketing certification exams or other examinations.

Training is so important, and digital marketers are now understanding that they will need to continue their commitment if they want to be considered professional digital marketers in Washington. Make sure you get the right training as there is a lot of fluff or “sales” like content available.

Work right here in Washington

Often times digital marketers believe they need to go to California or New York to grow there career. But did you know there are great opportunities right here in Washington. With Washington being identified as a top 50 major marketing. There are many good opportunities in digital marketing right in your backyard.

Just look at all the opportunities in Washington. Great companies, great locations, growing need for professional digital marketers like you. Before you think Silicon Valley, make sure you check out all the opportunities in Washington, as it is one of the top 50 major metropolitan markets.

Get the job you want

Getting Digital Marketing Support in Washington

Maybe Washington is leading the way or following. But in Digital Marketing as you know there is always so much going on that you need resources to keep you in the loop. Are you staying up to date with trends? If you are enrolled into CIM’s courses you get access to some of the best digital marketing content available at no cost for one year.

So much content from so called Digital Marketing Professionals is fluff or recycled from the true thought leaders. Who are the real influencers in Washington? That is who you need to associate with and build relationships. They will be able to help support you and connect you to the other influencers and build your network. Focus on quality and not quantity too!

Get the respect you deserve

With leadership comes responsibility.

As a professional digital marketer in Washington, you most likely will be in management. This is a skill in itself. However, if you have successfully completed CIM’s certification you will be ready to take on that responsibility. The courses fundamental concepts and deep dive into strategy has set you up to scale your abilities.

How many Digital Marketing Managers or executive roles are in Washington? How many on average staff members make up the digital marketing team at companies in Washington? You should research this and know this if you're considering leadership responsibilities. Managing a staff of a few or 20 takes on much different skills. You may want to consider some management training if you want to run a team of 10, 20, or more for a company.

Become an influencer in Washington

Becoming an influencer is a great way to help you build your personal brand. Take a look around Washington and earmark those that are making noise in the Digital Marketing world. Connect with them, follow them, and learn. Work on your thought leadership and be unique. Industry validation from education, experience and certifications will help you become that influencer.

As an influencer, it is important to stay on top of your game. Through a digital marketing certification and continued education in the industry you will be able to continue leading the way. Make sure that you have an original content plan as influencers need to maintain credibility.

Become a mentor and help other Digital Marketers in Washington

As your career evolves and you earn the respect in the community. Be sure to give back and take on a few younger talents. Guide them and help their careers grow. Not only will it help them, it will help you in many ways. Plus keeping talent in Washington is always important as they are assets to the local economy.

Your skills are valuable and can lead you to a successful career in Digital Marketing or something else. But, leaving a legacy of future digital marketers whom you have influenced can be even more rewarding. Think long-term and how you can share your treasures with others in Washington.

About Washington in D.C.

Area map of Washington, for Digital Marketing

Saluting our Capitol City steeped in history, heritage and politics. Federal and legislative linked industries dominate amid the Pentagon and civil contractor defense sector and major corporate presence of Lockheed, General Dynamics and Northrup Grumman + the prime Association market radiating into the metro areas of Virginia and Maryland rimming the venerable District of Columbia.  

Power and glamour manifests with Embassy Row and international presence, the World Bank and world class arts and culture. The Golden Triangle is also prime venue for media including Gannett, The Washington Post and USA Today, as well as hospitality home to Hilton Worldwide and  Marriott International. From the Dulles Tech Corridor to the DC Tech Hub, fastest growing modern industries include the tech sector encompassing professional and business services, Tourism and hospitality, health care and real estate including Fannie Mae and Fredi Mac.

Top tech startups include Optoro: innovative retail platform, EverFi: leading EdTech SaaS, or MapBox: location data platform for mobile and web application.  Also shop a few digital shops primed for the digital demand include High Frequency Consulting LLC, Blue Water and Dupont Creative.