Washington DC – Digital Marketing City Guide

Welcome to the big list of everything related to digital marketing in Washington, DC.
Events, organizations, meetups, agencies, salaries, jobs, education and news.

Conferences

The big recurring digital marketing related events.

Digital Summit: Washington DC – Fall – the main digital marketing happening for DC.
Advanced Search Summit DC – yearly – many high-end speakers & enterprise attendees.
DC Podfest – Winter – three days of sessions, networking, workshops and fun for podcasters.
WordCamp DC – Spring – DC’s biggest event covering everything WordPress.

For new events, one-off events, and events in other cities – www.marketingterms.com/conferences/

Organizations

Traditional organization for all types of marketing.

AMA Washington DC – regular seminars, webinars, and periodic parties and summits.

Groups

Roundup of the most relevant, most active groups.

DC Marketing Tech Talks – meetings every few months.
WordPress DC – multiple meetings per month.

Need more? Search the most active business groups

Agencies

Agencies with interesting sites, skills, employees, etc.

REQ – clean site, clear information, great case studies, big clients, and a deep bench of talent.
Knucklepuck – digital strategy and execution… interesting site (see the team strengths page).
PBJ Marketing – full-service digital marketing agency located in Washington DC and New York City.
Foster Web Marketing – websites and web marketing for doctors, attorneys & service professionals.
Web Mechanix – digital marketing, design & development (emphasis on digital marketing).
Wood Street Inc. – pleasant site, offers web design & development for small businesses.
Borenstein Group – B2B agency for “digital marketing, branding & PR warfare”. 

Salaries

There are many salary sources, but these are among the most notable.

Salary.com <– pre-filled search for “Digital Marketing Manager” in Washington, DC
Includes easy customization of basic factors and easy navigation to related jobs.
note: in our analysis, Indeed was often near the midpoint of salary estimates

PayScale <– pre-filled search for “Digital Marketing Manager” salaries in Washington, DC
Includes detailed pay components and ranges, plus the option for a personalized report.
note: in our analysis, PayScale is on the low side of salary estimates

Indeed <– pre-filled search for “Digital Marketer” salaries in Washington, DC
Does not offer much information until you get personalized salary insights.
note: in our analysis, Indeed was often near the midpoint of salary estimates

Robert Half <– scroll down to the Salary Calculator and go through a lot of drop-downs.
Not detailed, but is notable for being consistently on the high side of salary estimates.

Jobs

Maximize search coverage with a minimum of sites:

LinkedInDigital Marketing Jobs – huge, must-search source of jobs.
note: click “All filters” for Job Type, Salary, Benefits, Industry, and more.

IndeedDigital Marketing Jobs – important job search engine.

GoogleDigital Marketing Jobs – aggregates many smaller sources.

Internships

Find most of the available internships in a few steps:

Chegg“Digital Marketing” Internships – huge amount of internships in the Washington DC area, although not all of them are digital marketing. After the first listings, the internships tend to be more general marketing.

IndeedDigital Marketing Internships – advanced search query specifically for digital marketing internships. note: if you want to change the search parameters, make sure to re-select the “internships” drop-down.

GoogleDigital Marketing Internships – instead of searching a lot of other job boards and companies, find many of them aggregated here in Google’s job search engine.

Education

Focusing on the degrees and courses offered in-person:

George Washington University – Graduate Certificate in Digital Marketing and Communications

  • required
    • Marketing
    • Digital Marketing
    • Integrated Marketing Communications
    • Advertising & Marketing Communications Strategy
  • electives
    • Web & Social Analytics
    • Data Warehousing & Online Analytical Processing
    • Social Network Analysis for Managers
    • Data Mining

News

Local news on digital, marketing, startups and business:

Washington D.C. Business Journal – general business news for the DC area, some behind a paywall.

More

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