Do you have the skills of the modern marketer? [infographic]

With the incredible advances in technology, the modern marketer needs both art and science to win. As the infographic below shows, you’ll needs skills in writing, graphics, and social media as well as hard science skills such as analytics and performance tracking to be successful.

But having the right mix of both art and science are skills in short supply. So if you’re a traditional marketer or ad man, brush up on analytics, budgeting and operational prowess. And those of you who are happier with Excel and CRM’s like, think about picking up copywriting, email marketing and photography techniques.

Regardless of which camp you’re in, you’ll need all of the skills below to be successful in today’s marketing department.

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Brian Farrell is a coach, helping clients achieve their personal and professional goals. He's also the creator of the "QA2 Method". For more about Brian, visit