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Stories and ideas from Acadium to help you own your future.

Business Growth

Three reasons to hire a digital marketing apprentice at your agency

Ever feel like agency life is way too busy? Read on to learn how an apprentice could be the solution you're looking for.

News

The latest on what's happening at Acadium, straight from the team.

  • Get a marketing apprentice with vetted match
    News

    Announcing: Vetted Match, the Faster and Easier Way to Get a Marketing Apprentice

    With vetted match, you can get a marketing apprentice in half the time it used to take. Read on to see what "vetted match" is, how it works, and how to get started today.

  • Acadium - OneTreePlanted Partnership
    News

    Acadium Sales Team Pledges to Plant One Tree for Every Sale They Make

    Did you know that one of the core values of Acadium is "service"? See just one of the ways we're living out this value by serving the planet.

  • Acadium-Foundr Partnership
    News

    Foundr Is Acadium’s Newest Education Partner

    Our partnership with Foundr increases access to practical business education from the in-the-trenches experience of successful founders.

  • #ownyourfuture contest winner
    News

    And the Winner of the #OwnYourFuture Contest Is…

    We asked our apprentices to share their journey on video and this one stood out in terms of both quality and substance.

Success Stories

Find out how others are using Acadium to take control of their future.

  • Success Stories

    How Kailee Launched Her Marketing Career on Acadium

    Seeking better work-life balance in a pandemic-proof job, Kailee Shearing set her sights on a marketing career. Just half-way through her apprenticeship, she received a job offer. Read on to find out how she did it.

  • Are you feeling stuck in your career?
    Career Prep, Success Stories

    Getting unstuck in your career: How Corinne opened up opportunities, and you can too

    Corinne had some sales experience, but she wasn't enthusiastic about pursuing a career in sales. She was concerned that she'd be stuck if she didn't gain new experiences to add to her resume. Acadium provided her with the confidence, hands-on experience, and resume needed to make a career change into B2B marketing.

  • Rachel Marini
    Success Stories

    How Rachel is Building Her Skills to Create More Opportunities for Youth

    By connecting with Leesa through Acadium, they found alignment on their interests and beliefs while also having unique skills that would complement each other during the apprenticeship.

  • Erik Hernal, From Student to Hiring Partner – An Accelerator Case Study
    Success Stories

    Erik Hernal, From Student to VP of Marketing: An Acadium Plus Case Study

    When Erik Hernal first started his career as a freelance copywriter, he was taking small gigs from any client willing to give him a shot. After going through the Acadium Plus program he was hired as VP of Marketing at Cleverly Agency in Los Angeles.

Career Prep

Build the career you want tomorrow, today.

  • Making a career change at 30
    Career Prep

    Making a Career Change at 30: What You Should Know

    Making a career change at 30 (or any age) can be daunting, especially if you don’t have experience in the job you’re interested in. But Paulo Saromo has done it; he made the leap from cook to freelance copywriter. In this post, he shares the insights he gained from the experience.

  • So you want to become an email marketing expert
    Career Prep

    So You Want to Become an Email Marketing Expert

    Are you one of the lucky ones who's been blessed with both creativity and a head for numbers? Then a career as an email marketing expert is for you! This post gives an overview of email marketing as a career, including the responsibilities, skills required, salaries, growth prospects, and more.

  • marketing portfolio online
    Career Prep

    Create an Impressive Online Marketing Portfolio

    If you're serious about launching a marketing career, then you need a marketing portfolio. You can use it to showcase your best work and glowing reviews from people you've worked with before. Read on to discover how you can create an online marketing portfolio that wows—no matter what your experience level.

  • Marketing cover letter: The unconventional guide
    Career Prep

    How to Write a Marketing Cover Letter: The Unconventional Guide

    If you're applying for a marketing job, you can't send an ordinary, boring cover letter. You need a marketing cover letter: One that "sells" you to the recruiter so effectively that they cannot resist reading your resume and inviting you for an interview. We show you how in this post.

Business Growth

Build and manage a team to help you get where you need to be.

  • social media for coaches
    Business Growth

    Social Media for Coaches: How This Coach Doubled His Social Following

    Social media, for coaches, is an ideal platform to attract prospects and increase the know, like, and trust factor. In this post, find out how a career coach doubled his social following—without taking time and energy away from serving his clients.

  • I Hate Social Media But Need It for Business
    Business Growth

    “I Hate Social Media! (But I Need It for Business)”

    "I hate social media!" is a common sentiment among business owners. But you need social media to reach your market and promote your products and services. In this post, we have plenty of ideas for you to minimize social media and still get results.

  • Digital marketing apprenticeships
    Business Growth

    What Digital Marketing Apprenticeships Can Do for You: The Playper Experience

    Digital marketing apprenticeships may be for entry-level roles. But that doesn't mean they don't make a big impact. Read how Playper leveraged apprenticeships to hit its targets in email marketing, social media, and brand awareness.

  • outsource blogging
    Business Growth

    Outsource Blogging and Run a Great Blog with Acadium

    Stop doing everything yourself and outsource blogging. Here you'll find 24 blogging jobs you can hand off to a blogging apprentice, so you can tackle the higher-value activities of your business.

Podcast

Hear from Acadium users how they're building themselves a better future.

  • How do you onboard an apprentice
    Business Growth, Podcast

    How to Find an Apprentice That’s Right for Your Business

    Mentoring an apprentice isn't for everyone. Should you hire someone on Fiverr or find an apprentice on Acadium? One of our most successful mentors who's used both platforms says they're "like night and day." Read to find out why.

  • How do you find someone you can trust in your busienss?
    Business Growth, Podcast

    How to mentor team members not task managers

    Our CEO, Moe, wanted to connect with Vibeke Foss, the founder of Gorgeous Geek, to learn how she went from working IN her business to working ON it.

  • How Vicky doubled her business
    Business Growth, Podcast

    How Vicky doubled her business by learning the power of delegation

    "The thing I was really not good at was delegating and building my team. It very quickly led to burnout."

  • Podcast

    Acadium Stories #16: Iris Alvarado — Making the career switch into digital marketing

    Find out how Iris built the skills and confidence she needed to become a digital marketer.