Hey, look at me—I’m certified!

Yesterday I took the Google Digital Garage online exam and earned my Certificate in the Fundamentals of Digital Marketing. Hooray for me!

What does it mean? Well, from what I can tell, with my new certificate and about $10 I can get a Grande Chestnut Praline Latte at Starbucks.

In all seriousness, I will add it to my growing pile of marketing-related credentials, along with my certificate in Digital Communications from SFU and my training in copywriting from UBC—to say nothing of my real-world experience writing web copy and bios, and creating affiliate-marketing content for a national media company.

None of which, to date, have even added up to an interview for any marketing-adjacent job. I’m not entirely clear what’s missing from this picture, but I’m open to being enlightened.

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