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.

Mindi Chahal

Keeping up with online shopper insight is key

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

UK retailers should keep an eye on shoppers flocking to international retailers online.

Mark Ritson

Malaysia Airlines – fix don't nix the brand

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By Mark Ritson

Malaysia Airlines has suffered major catastrophes but the brand may not be a busted flush.

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Trading desk tug of war shows need for programmatic expertise

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By Michael Barnett

Brands will only get clarity over data ownership if they understand programmatic buying to begin with.

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Marketers need to flood the senses

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By Secret Marketer

Why hasn’t more been made of sensory marketing? It’s nothing to sniff at…

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Electioneering must not delay action on nuisance calls

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 | By Russell Parsons

The TPS works as well as it is allowed to, only the Government can stop nuisance callers. 

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Marketers, get technical with digital to go the distance

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

To get ahead in the marketing world you need a basic knowledge of how the web works.

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