If your eyesight leaves a little to be desired, you will probably have to wear glasses or contact lenses. Many people wear these and have no problems with them.
Basically any skill you want to learn is available online to learn, just make sure you find a reputable ‘teacher’. Learn, eat it, live it, and become the expert in whatever you choose. Should you wish, if you were the expert then you WILL get employed and break into the field. You would after all, be the expert!
Banners can be excellent investments. They can be used and re-used, depending on the style and design of them. Bring them to trade shows and conferences. Use them at charity events. Utilise them at company-sponsored events in the community. Add them to a float in a seasonal parade. One well-designed banner could get a lot of use.
I have to say I am an advocate of formal training, but please if you are considering going down this route, do your research! Go onto job websites and search in the web industry for what employers are looking for in terms of educational backgrounds and skills… then find a course that provides that, if that is your area of interest. There are lots of courses that are great and content-heavy, but the skills are simply redundant nowadays. The web is a big area, and with job specs changing so fast, getting the RIGHT skills is essential.
Your ultimate goal with any digital marketing agency in Trinidad and Tobago is to draw people to your site through good SEO practices, and to get them to engage. To do that, though, you need to determine your purpose for the blog outside of that goal.
To that point however, there are two fundamental questions: is traditional advertising still the main piece of the communication puzzle because it delivers the best results? Or is it because the people selling & buying advertising programs don’t know better ways to achieve their respective objectives?
Start with things like LinkedIn, where basically you will list your previous jobs and can even have recommendations posted. Go to Facebook and find old friends. This will be both entertaining and potentially great networking. I have also found Twitter very helpful – but you need to know the rules.
Isla Campbell writes for a digital marketing agency. This article has been commissioned by a client. This article is not designed to promote, but should be considered professional content.