20 Marketing Acronyms and Abbreviations

Learn the Lingo

I remember during the first week of my first office job, I probably heard more acronyms and letters than actual words.  In order to keep up with my co-workers, I would nod along, pretending I understood the conversation, and the moment I was alone, I’d discreetly google every acronym my colleagues used.  Good times.

Get ahead of the game by learning these common acronyms used in marketing. Continue reading “20 Marketing Acronyms and Abbreviations”

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5 Sources for Free Images

Stock Up on Free Stock Images

The brain processes images faster than text, so it’s crucial to have captivating images to grab and retain attention from your audience.  What most people might do is head straight to Google Images and type in a description.  However that’s not recommended because it could lead straight to a copyright infringement.  Stock images are the next best thing, but they often include a watermark – and paid membership can be expensive for marketers on a budget.  In this blog, I will discuss free and legal websites for you to gather your images. Continue reading “5 Sources for Free Images”

Hello!

Welcome to my blog.

My name is Ellen Young and I am a budding marketer in Victoria, BC.  As a former worker in respite care, switching to this new career in marketing has been an adventure for me.  Throughout my academic and professional journey, I have had the privilege to meet and learn from fabulous mentors and colleagues who have helped me learn and grow.  Likewise, I have also experienced times when I have had difficulty finding the proper resource and guidance that sometimes hinders problem-solving.  Through this blog, I am hoping to reach out and share my experiences with fellow new marketers.  The purpose of this blog is to share my thoughts, opinions, and knowledge in marketing, technology, design, software, and everything in between.  I hope to pass on the fantastic insights that I have received, as well as provide beginner-friendly resources that may help anyone else who is also struggling but eager to learn new things.

If you have any suggestions for topics that you’d like to see, be sure to contact me or leave a comment.  In the meantime, here are some other great resources you should check out: Continue reading “Hello!”