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

Alex Tait: Half a viewable impression is 50 per cent too little

Wed, 7 May 2014 | By Alex Tait

It could be argued that advertisers should be optimising on performance and not viewability.

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Three lessons from Aldi's founder for today's brands

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Ruth Mortimer

Tesco’s new CEO faces a huge challenge - can he be as ruthlessly focused as Aldi is on its business?

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Are you on brand when appearing on camera?

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By Secret Marketer

While dozens scrutinise your scripts and memos before sign off, what about your visual image?

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Retail suffers new tech threats as Amazon turns 20

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | By Michael Barnett

Image recognition and ’internet of things’ compound showrooming pains.

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Is Dave Lewis really the right choice for Tesco?

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | By Mark Ritson

Tesco’s new CEO may find that without retail in his DNA he will struggle.

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DM – transparency and targeting to be the watchword

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | By Branwell Johnson

The latest information Commissioners Report sadly gives direct marketing a “D” for effort.

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