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Category Archives: Blog

Learner of the Week: Thiago Xavier

Where are you from? I am from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but now I am living in Portugal. What is a fun fact about yourself? I run a blog about popular science dedicated to Portuguese speakers (Brazilians mostly) called Blog da Ciência. What do you do for a living? I work mainly as a freelancer […]

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My Learning Journey So Far in the Digital Marketing Specialization

After switching from a banking career to an IT consultancy firm that offers digital marketing solution to a niche market, I was having a difficult time developing knowledge about the mechanism of digital marketing and how it actually works. I was not provided with any training opportunities by my employer because of the small size […]

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Social media and PR: A Fruitful Connection?

By Manuel Feldmann, Illinois Community Ambassador Social media is on everyone’s lips. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat. Several millions of users around the globe use the social networks. The benefits are obvious: you can quickly and easily get in contact with people, share your thoughts or create networks with like-minded people. Social media is also increasingly used […]

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Learner of the Week: Ranjith Kumar Panjabikesan

Where are you from? I am from Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. What is a fun fact about yourself? I am very passionate about digital disruptions. I believe that there is no age limit for knowledge acquisition. I love sharpening the saw for acquiring new learning yield daily. What do you do for a living? I work […]

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Learner of the Week: Gabriel Fig

  Where am you from?
 Originally from a small town in Virginia called Rose Hill, but I now live outside of Chicago. What’s a fun fact about you? 
I am a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and was a founding member of the Department of Homeland Security. What do you do for a living?  […]

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Learner of the Week: Mohith Agadi

As part of our Learner of the Week series, we sat down with Mohith Agadi, a digital marketing specialist, entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist who will represent India at the 20th session of the Youth Assembly at the United Nations.  Where are you from? I am from Anantapur (Anantapuramu), which is a city in Andhra Pradesh […]

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Learner of the Week: Cristian Vásquez Romero

Where are you from? I am from Lima, Perú, but I have also lived in the United States, and stayed for a few months in China. What is a fun fact about yourself? I finished my Civil Engineering Undergrad when I was 20, at Utah State University. I love learning new things every single day. […]

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Learner of the Week: Muhammad Kamran Zafar

1. Where are you from? I am from Faisalabad, Pakistan. Currently in Dubai UAE for more than a year. 2. What is a fun fact about yourself? When I moved to Dubai I got tired having outside food daily because I was never used to it. I am a foodie though but still like to […]

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Why Social Media Offers a Great Opportunity for Political Communication in Germany

By Manuel Feldmann, Illinois Community Ambassador There is no doubt that we live in an age of communication. In our interconnected world, almost every one of us is constantly accessible, writing messages or surfing through the almost endless worlds of the Internet. Many companies, organizations and institutions already benefit from new communication opportunities like social […]

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Digital Marketing Book Club Launch

Although the courses are great for learning the fundamentals of Digital Marketing, expanding your learning to incorporate both outside course material and intellectual conversation with your peers is key to gaining the maximum experience out of these courses. Putting this into consideration, we wanted a way for learners in the Digital marketing courses to be able […]

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