Career Questions tagged Advertising

If I want to pursue social media management as a career how can I achieve this?

So I received my General Studies Associates in May and I am looking to go attain my Bachelors degree but I need more clarity on what to do. I definitely want to study cinematography, photography and digital media marketing. I need some clarification concerning Digital media marketing. Since...

#marketing #college #advertising #business #entrepreneur


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Active Dec 07 at 02:53 AM

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Posted by Naysa B.’s Avatar Naysa B.
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Jessica Walls | Customer Advocate Hello NaysaWhat a great thing to take interest in! Social media ...
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Troy Stange | Making the donuts at Okta Many/most decent-sized brands have in house designers. B2B companies, tech companies, ...

Is advertising a good major?

Things you can consider for this specific question... Are there many job opportunities in advertising? Is there a lot of room for growth in the field of advertising? If you majored in advertising, are you happy with your choice of major? I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting...

#marketing #design #advertising #business #communications


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Active Nov 27 at 08:39 PM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Scott Lamb | Chemical Business Development I'm not sure "Advertising" is a Major. Marketing is a major ...
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Sherrill Moss | Senior Product Manager at Verizon Wireless Copywriting is a great career and will tap into your creative ...

Is advertising a hard job area to get into?

I am planning to major in a study that will help me land in a advertising career. #job...



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Active May 21 at 06:05 AM

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Posted by Meredith M.’s Avatar Meredith M.
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Charles Forbes | Commercial Producer at WWJTV / CW50 Detroit WKBD No. As long as you educate yourself to be multifaceted and ...

How do I get a job out of college as an account manager? What makes a successful advertising account manager?

I am graduating in December 2018 with a degree in Advertising from San Jose State University. I want to work in account management/client services in an advertising agency after graduation. I have a bit of familiarity with what this role entails and what the advertising industry is like....

#marketing-and-advertising #business-development #advertising #business #sales


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Active Jun 20 at 11:09 AM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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Stefania Revelli | Editor/Marketing Professional/Career Coach Hi Ben,I have a soft spot for advertising because it's where ...

How do I move to a different job market?

I am based in the SF Bay Area. I am considering to move out of it after I graduate college with a degree in advertising. Some places I am considering are Seattle, Austin, Portland, or Los Angeles. I love the Bay Area but its really expensive to live here. I eventually want to get my own place...

#business #marketing-and-advertising #travel #relocation #job-search-strategies #sales #advertising #job-search #business-development


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Active May 07 at 10:53 PM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Ben, great question. When I was applying to jobs, I also ...

What are the main points to remember when designing an advertisement?

If animation doesn’t work out I would like to work with advertising. Designing logos for companies, working with banners, just so I can still have to access in my work to create. In all honesty though I don’t know a lot about advertising. I’m just wanting advice on stuff to remember if I do go...

#art #advertising


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Active Apr 10 at 04:13 PM

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Posted by Amber C.’s Avatar Amber C.
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Ellen Rosenthal | Retired Art Teacher Hi AmberYou didn't say where you are in school, but I'm ...

What is the best Communications major to get involved in the making of commercials?

I have been accepted to college for the fall and I am now deciding on my major. I thought it would be Video Production but I don't always want to be behind the camera. What types of communication majors would help me be both a production expert but also a business position -- working on...

#strategic-communications #communications #video-production #college #advertising


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Active Apr 03 at 02:52 AM

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Posted by Jonathan M.’s Avatar Jonathan M.
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Charles Forbes | Commercial Producer at WWJTV / CW50 Detroit WKBD The production skills can be learned, and keep in mind the ...

When should I start getting involved with internships?

I am a sophomore college student in community college. I am eager and I feel like I should start getting involved with internships that pertain to my career interests in public relations. I am transfering in Fall 2018 to a university. Should I take my time? Or get involved as soon as possible?...

#marketing #public-relations #advertising


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Active Jun 26 at 02:52 PM

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Posted by Devon P.’s Avatar Devon P.
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Eric Clemens | Engagement Instigator Get started as soon as you can. Your goal should be ...

What should I expect from a good quality internship?

I have heard from many colleagues pursuing internships that there are good and bad ones. I want to be able to determine what type of internship I should get involved in. I want to get everything that is necessary out of a internship so I can be fully prepared for my desired career path. What...

#marketing #public-relations #advertising


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Active Feb 16 at 03:56 PM

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Posted by Devon P.’s Avatar Devon P.
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Scott Lamb | Chemical Business Development What a great question! Since the colleagues have told you that ...

How many internships is too many?

I am currently a sophomore in college; advertising major and event management minor. I had my first internship at a small marketing/ad agency last summer and have been working there part time ever since. I'm happy to be working in my industry already and would love to stay with this company...

#marketing #undergrad #event-management #advertising #internships


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Active Dec 05 '17 at 02:29 PM

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Posted by Cosette V.’s Avatar Cosette V.
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Julia Casciato | QA Engineer at MobyMax Too many internships is never a bad thing. When I was ...

How important is grad school for a advertising degree?

Am currently in college as an advertising major and considering the option of grad school. Is it important or worth it to go and do it or just go out in the world and begin a job? #gradschool #advertising #marketing-and-advertising...



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Active Sep 05 '17 at 01:57 PM

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Posted by Stacia S.’s Avatar Stacia S.
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Stefania Revelli | Editor/Marketing Professional/Career Coach Hello! I concur with everyone else in regards to starting work ...

Are Udacity Nanodegrees in Digital Marketing worth it? Does it increase my employment chances?

I see some billboards around the Bay Area and Facebook/Instagram ads about this program. I am currently a senior at SJSU studying advertising. I am starting to plan for my life post college. I am willing to do anything to be more competitive in my career field. I either want to work in the...

#marketing-and-advertising #advertising


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Active Aug 22 '17 at 05:57 AM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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April Eustice | Higher Education Specialist Hi Ben! This is a great question, as there are so ...

Is double majoring in marketing and finance a good idea?

I want to kind of work on both sides of marketing. Such as the creative side and the number side. I originally had a minor in art studio to be able to take some graphic design classes but that doesn't fit with my schedule. Do you think a double major in those two areas will help along with...

#marketing-and-advertising #marketing #graphic-design #advertising #finance


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Laxmi P.’s Avatar Laxmi P.
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Charles Forbes | Commercial Producer at WWJTV / CW50 Detroit WKBD Absolutely yes. It may set yourself up to owning or being ...

How can i successfully advertise my newly opened bakery, in order to get customers?


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Active Oct 19 '17 at 07:03 PM

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Posted by Sophia E.’s Avatar Sophia E.
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Charles Forbes | Commercial Producer at WWJTV / CW50 Detroit WKBD Start with a strong website with good pictures and specialties. Make ...

Why is journalism dying and what are the skills of a competent journalist?

There are some great journalists who work for The Atlantic, The New York Times, and other sources. I was talking to a friend the other day about potential careers and she said I may be a journalist. She thinks that we need GOOD journalists; not just people who write about pop culture. I do...

#media #journalism #international-relations #online-journalism #advertising #internet


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Liana S.’s Avatar Liana S.
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Jock Stephens | There's the story you're told, and the story ... Journalism is dying because sensationalism has become more important than accuracy; ...

How do I get good at cold calling?

I am a student at San Jose State. I just recently started on the advertising staff of our newspaper the Spartan Daily. My job is to cold call local businesses and have them place ads in the paper. I am comfortable talking on the phone so that is not a problem. However, I would love to learn...

#business #marketing-and-advertising #marketing #sales #cold-calling #advertising


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:52 PM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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Lindsey Hull, MPA | Manager Marketing Operations at Verizon Wireless Hi, The best advice I can offer is to do a ...

How do I start an advertising campaign?

I recently came across a small cafe near my home;it's nice, comfy, and sells good Coffee. The cafe is new (4-5 months) and is having trouble bringing in business ,I offered to help them market their store and they agreed. I only have the most basic understanding of what advertising means ....

#digital-marketing #marketing-and-advertising #marketing #sales-management #sales #social-media-marketing #advertising


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Active Oct 13 '17 at 05:30 PM

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Posted by Carlos E.’s Avatar Carlos E.
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Theresa Thomas | Digital Marketing Manager at Dell You have already received so great responses. I would add checking ...

What businesses/organizations do you all feel need help expanding their advertisements through social media?

I'm in need of insight on where to help and where to look/intern. #marketing #advertising #public-speaking...



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Active Jan 24 at 01:44 AM

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Posted by Ivana K.’s Avatar Ivana K.
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Mario Guzman | Web Solutions at Any business with a web presence can use social media marketing. ...

What is the average year salary for people in the marketing industry?

I'm interested in the marketing industry- marketing management, advertising, etc. I'd like to now if the marketing industry jobs have sufficient amount of payment of their jobs. #marketing #advertising #marketing-and-advertising #marketing-communications #online-advertising...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:49 PM

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Posted by Yerin O.’s Avatar Yerin O.
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Leszek Ziomkowski | UK Online Business Manager at Dell As far as salaries go - “The Up Group” (, and ...

How do I be successful in the advertising industry?

I would LOVE to hear some personal experiences from industry professionals. What are some things that have helped you become successful in your career in advertising? I'm studying advertising in college right now. I am currently taking a intro to advertising class this semester and I will be...



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Active Dec 01 '17 at 04:49 PM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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Jonathan Manitsky | Project Manager Internships are a great place to start. Also, just learning basic ...

Should I choose a major in something I'm good at? Or something I would like to learn more about?

I could develop my talents by majoring in something I'm already good at, but I would also like to learn new things. I'm good at journalism and advertising type things, but I would like to learn more about biology and computer science. #computer-science #biology #marketing #journalism...

#communications #advertising


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Active Apr 04 at 06:05 PM

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Posted by Elisabeth J.’s Avatar Elisabeth J.
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Giuseppe Frustaci | Startup Web Marketing Guy It depends on how much you enjoy the pain of studying ...

If I switched my major from Econ to Advertising. Would this increase or decrease my chances a getting a good job after college? I would love to hear from professionals in the Advertising and Marketing industries.

I am currently an Economics major and an Advertising minor. However I was thinking of switching those around to a Major in Advertising and a minor in Economics. I am interested in working in the marketing and/or advertising industry but I am open to working other industries (business...

#career-counseling #economics #college #advertising #marketing


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Active Mar 25 at 03:30 PM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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Fay Sharpsteen | Retoucher - Photographer - Color Specialist Scanner at ... Switching majors is a lot easier than switching careers. That is ...

What makes a sport great?

There are multiple sports across the world, yet only some are more respected than others. Why is this so? For example, in the 2016 Rio Olympics handball is as an olympic sport, but it is looked down upon by most people as a joke. I am interested in the answer of this question since it...

#sports-marketing #sports #advertising #commercials


Charles Forbes’s Avatar Jenny Boltz’s Avatar Yuvaraj Rajendran  []’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:41 PM

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Posted by Kiana D.’s Avatar Kiana D.
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Charles Forbes | Commercial Producer at WWJTV / CW50 Detroit WKBD It seems you have two questions. What makes sports thrive over ...

Every company needs a publicity team. When recruiting new employees for such a task, what major usually appeals most to employers (Advertising or Public Relations)?

All my life I have wanted to represent companies with with press and Advertising, but so few colleges have advertising as a major. Whenever I say I want to go into advertising, adults wince. For these reasons I am a little hesitant to pursue this major. It would be so nice to hear from people...



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Active Oct 25 '17 at 06:06 PM

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Posted by melanie B.’s Avatar melanie B.
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Gregory Polkowski | REVIVE. Melanie, I would have to say I'm proof that if you ...

How competitive is it getting on the ESPN advertising team?

I am a college student at San Jose State University study majoring Economics and minoring in Advertising. I have always been interested in creating ads and I have always loved sports! So I feel like ESPN would be an awesome fit for me. What does it take for me get on the ESPN team? #sports...

#sports-marketing #advertising #espn


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:40 PM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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Brittany Kouris | Digital Account Manager at ESPN Hey Ben! You probably want to look into Marketing. There are ...

I want to become a radio jockey. what skills do I require the most and is there any madatory qualifications like bachelors or masters degree?

I want to know more on how I can become a radio jockey #marketing #advertising #radio-host #presentations #administrative...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:37 PM

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Posted by Nargis Z.’s Avatar Nargis Z.
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Zach R. Becker | Civil/Environmental Engineer Communications or audio engineer school will be a huge plus. I ...

I want to pursue a career in painting., what is the average pay if i work in any Firm.

Am an aspiring painter and want to get into it professionally. #marketing #advertising #drawing #painting #web-marketing #drawing-and-painting...



Theresa DeRoo’s Avatar John  Lewies J’s Avatar Lisa Mark, MA’s Avatar Joy Kim’s Avatar +1
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by Tanu R.’s Avatar Tanu R.
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Theresa DeRoo | Finish Painter/Tile Design & Setter/Exhibits Regardless of what kind of painting you wish to pursue; be ...

What are the various online work-from-home websites to make some money for school expenses


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Active Nov 27 at 08:57 PM

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Posted by Zakir H.’s Avatar Zakir H.
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Bryant Smith | eCommerce Merchant | Gaming at Dell Hey Zakir, Below are some websites where you can find freelance ...

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