Alex Tait is a veteran digital marketer, serving as digital acquisition chief at American Express, head of digital marketing at the Post Office and chair of the ISBA Digital, Direct and Data Action Group. Alex writes for Marketing Week about the skills necessary to succeed in digital marketing.

Alex Tait

Collaboration is key to a successful digital transformation

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 | By Alex Tait

Advertisers uncomfortable with embracing digital will need to make an intuitive leap at some point.

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Twitter: keep your analytics for brands only

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 | By Lara O'Reilly

Opening up the analytics dashboard to everyone cheapens its value.

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Lidl’s £20m statement of intent

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

The launch of its first brand campaign proves Lidl wants to be seen as a supermarket, not just a discounter.

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Social media based real-time analytics are a force for good

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

Real-time insight is an important step in becoming more relevant to consumers.

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Data teams must wise up to wearables

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

Brands should prepare for an explosion of ‘quantified self’ data.

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The recession's impact on marketing is permanent

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 | By Secret Marketer

Customers are now more demanding and marketers need to work harder to gain and retain their custom.

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Coke Life is the harbinger of death for Coca-Cola

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 | By Mark Ritson

To succeed, Coke Life needs to be both low calorie and natural. It’s neither.

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