We’ve all heard adages similar to “Experience is the best teacher.” For many of us (like me), it probably came from our parents, grandparents or other role model, meaning it was likely immediately disregarded when I really needed to hear it.
My digital marketing career started in 1997. I can remember being the young “Internet Guy.” Now, almost 20 years and some gray hairs later, I often find myself shaking my head and uttering “kids…” under my breath as I observe many of the same mistakes I've made on my career journey.
So here’s to everyone starting their professional career in digital marketing today—what I wish I knew when I was younger:
So yes, experience is the best teacher. A great irony of life is looking back and wondering if you only knew what you didn’t know and what could have been. Maybe you’ll make a lot less mistakes than I did, but probably not, which is a good thing.
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