Should marketing professionals learn how to code?

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Elaine Marino says that she’s a reformed “Ad-girl.” Today, she’s a still a marketer but has added developer to her skillset. Why?

While a Marketing Manager for a start-up built on .Net, she realized she couldn’t help them if she couldn’t understand them. She was left out of the conversation. So, she picked up coding. Specifically, Ruby on Rails. By adding coding to her skillset, her passion changed and thus, so did the course of her professional career. She started LadyCoders Productions, a job that combines her coding skills with her marketing communications, event planning, and project management skills.

Elaine tells me in this interview why some marketers should learn to code. Should you?

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Should marketing professionals learn how to code?

Elaine Marino says that she's a reformed “Ad-girl.” Today, she's a still a marketer but has added developer to her skillset. Why?While a Marketing Manager for a start-up built on .Net, she realized she couldn't help them if she couldn't understand them. She was left out of the conversation. So, she picked up coding. Specifically, Ruby on Rails. By adding coding to her skillset, her passion changed and thus, so did the course of her professional career. She started LadyCoders Productions, a job that combines her coding skills with her marketing communications, event planning, and project management skills.Elaine tells me in this interview why some marketers should learn to code. Should you?read more
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Hour of Code aims for 100 million students this year

Next week, Code.org is putting on the Hour of Code for Computer Science Education Week, and it's going to be epic.Last year, Hour of Code tried to introduce ten million students to coding in one week, but actually they got fifteen million. This year, they're going extra global and shooting for a hundred million students.read more
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Hour of Code aims for 100 million students this year

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Next week, Code.org is putting on the Hour of Code for Computer Science Education Week, and it’s going to be epic.

Last year, Hour of Code tried to introduce ten million students to coding in one week, but actually they got fifteen million. This year, they’re going extra global and shooting for a hundred million students.

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