Overview

Our Best Practice Guides have a deservedly excellent reputation for being the "Bibles" on their topic. Practical, comprehensive, and constantly updated, they are the definitive "how to" guides for demanding digital marketing professionals worldwide.

If you're just getting started, then our Beginners Guides are a great introduction to a topic with loads of helpful pointers and further resources to learn more. And they're free to subscribers!

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Best Practice Guides

SEO Best Practice - Planning and Strategy for SEO


This report is part of Econsultancy's renowned SEO Best Practice Guide and has been created with the help and frontline insight of globally-esteemed SEO practitioners, in order to give you the edge in your natural search marketing activity.

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Navigating Brexit: A Provisional Guide for Marketers and HR (Talent)


The outcome of the EU referendum in 2016 and the negotiations that followed brought economic volatility and a prevailing uncertainty. The response of those in the marketing and digital industries has been pragmatic and focused on building their existing core strengths. This report gathers the opinions of business leaders, marketers and HR professionals, and reflects on a range of evidence of consumer and industry behaviours since 23 June 2016.

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A Marketer’s Guide to AI and Machine Learning


A Marketer’s Guide to AI and Machine Learning will demystify artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), provide an update on the current adoption of AI and ML and explain how organisations can use AI and ML in marketing, ecommerce and customer experience.

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Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide


Part of our Social Media Best Practice Guide bundle, this report aims to identify best practice approaches, techniques, challenges and opportunities for creating your social media strategy. It contains actionable, real-world insight with detailed explanations to help you start and improve your performance on social media platforms.

Throughout the report, we bring you examples of how companies are using social media in different ways, as well as insights from companies interviewed specifically for this guide. For more details on the main features of social media platforms and the most pressing considerations for marketers looking to generate the most value from social media, read the complementary Social Media Platforms Overview and the Paid Social Media Advertising report.

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Social Media Bundle


This Social Media Best Practice Guide contains actionable, real-world insight with detailed explanations to help you start and improve your performance on social media platforms. In order to enable you to quickly access the information you need to start improving your marketing efforts, the guide is available as two individual reports: Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide and Social Media Platforms Overview.

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Beginner's Guides

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Digital Marketing and E-commerce Careers Guide: For Students and Graduates


The Digital Marketing and E-commerce Careers Guide for students and graduates provides valuable advice for those considering or looking to work in the digital industry. Tailored for the UK, the guide discusses how to look and prepare for job opportunities, advice on graduate programmes, and what kind of work experience you should look to do to give you the best chance of securing the job you want. It also provides interview advice. It is free to download. 

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Digital Marketing and E-commerce Careers Guide: For Senior Digital Professionals


The Digital Marketing and E-commerce Careers Guide for senior digital professionals provides advice on how to improve your career. It is free to download and aimed at UK professionals.

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E-commerce: A Beginner's Guide


The E-commerce Beginner's Guide is a starting point for those who want to learn more about e-commerce and understand how it can make a difference for their business. It is free to Bronze members and higher.

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