You Know You Work in Digital Marketing When…

1. You automatically check for links – even in print…

 

2. The words ‘no follow’ make you go cold inside…

 

3. You have a crush on Rand Fishkin…

 

4. You question your ROI every time you go on Facebook…

 

5. You know nothing about current affairs; you’re too busy reading up on algorithm updates…

 

6. Your dad asks you to fix his computer…

 

7. 301, 404 and 500 are your unlucky numbers…

 

8. You regard your Instagram activity as personal branding…

 

9. You’re generally suspicious of pandas and penguins…

 

10. You think your life is like Mad Men…

 

11. …When it’s really like this…

 

12. You feel like an academic when you read Search Engine Journal…

 

13. You experience more rejection in a day than your friends do in a year…

 

14. You believe all of life’s problems can be solved with a WordPress plugin…

 

15. Your party trick is showing your friends how to Search by Image…

 

16. You instantly spot Google ads. No matter how pale they make the yellow box, you can still see it…

 

17. You recognise a conversion-optimised landing page from a mile off…

 

18. You know the difference between content and ‘content’…

 

19. You are an expert on everything from cake decoration to glass fitting…

 

20. You spend all day trying to beat Google, but still use it for all your searches…