Holly Maunders

I'm the Alumni Programme Manager at Squared Online! Huge fan of Gregory Crewdson photography and scuba diving.
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5 top tips | Which digital marketing skills will help to boost my career?

A couple of years after graduating, and after successfully completing Squared Online, James Wragg has changed the shape of his career and the organisation he works for. Below, he shares his story and 5 key digital marketing skills which helped boost his career... 

In his own words: 

Straight out of university, I began the role of Digital Marketing Manager with Student Cribs - an innovative property management group specialising in sourcing, letting and refurbishing accommodation for UK-based students.   

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Squared Online | The Power of Voice | Changing the way we buy FMCGs

In the final module of Squared Online, Squares are tasked with producing a whitepaper on how future digital trends will impacts an industry. The top papers are shared on this blog to celebrate their success and share their hard efforts with all of you!

Congratulations to Group 51 for this wonderful piece of work which gained top marks in their cohort! Team members include: Allison Riehl, Hashem Chaballout, Jo Mazenko, Aaron Lord, Jimena Lombardi and Ingrid Mahdi from various locations, including: New York, UAE, UK and Argentina.

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How the flexibility of Squared Online enabled Laura to study and care for her daughter

For Laura Woodroffe, "support" was the most important thing when it came to choose an online learning provider.

'You don't always know what's going on in some people's lives. Sometimes the support for courses can feel scripted but with Squared Online I was always dealing with someone who knew exactly what they were talking about, and who understood what I needed' she says. 'Of all the course advisors I spoke with'the team at Squared Online were most supportive. 

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#SquaredPresents: Announcing our latest graduate competition winner!

A few weeks ago we hosted Squared Presents, our quarterly event series exclusive to Squared Online grads. The fantastic Lukasz Zelezny shared his insights and top tips on social media tactics at Google’s Academy space, and it was also a lovely opportunity to meet a few Squares face-to-face!

During the talk, Lukasz announced a mini-competition which encouraged Squares to start practising what they’d learnt. We gave them until Friday 30th March 2018 to reach as many people as they could using the hashtag #SquaredPresents.

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Whitepaper - Government at your fingertips: A modern way to deliver public service

During Module 5 of Squared Online we ask participants to complete a whitepaper on how future digital trends will impact a specific industry. The top 3 whitepapers are shared on this blog as a celebration of all their hard efforts!

Congratulations to Group 15 for this fantastic piece of work. Team members include: Fernando Herculano de Carvalho, Gabriele Quaranta, Nina Coelho Antunes, Paola Handley and Rebecca Graham.

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Whitepaper - Adapt for Voice Search or Kill Your FMCG Brand: Why adapting to voice search is critical

During Module 5 of Squared Online we ask participants to complete a whitepaper on how future digital trends will impact a specific industry. The top 3 whitepapers are shared on this blog as a celebration of all their hard efforts!

Congratulations to Group 9 for this fantastic piece of work. Team members include: Emma Roach, Jennifer Whitfield, Louise Ferguson, Natasha Griffin, Ruth Franklin, Timea Demeter and Alex Memmott.

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Squared Online Reviews: "Squared Online was truly inspiring"

Cindy Chen - Squared Online Graduate - Hong Kong 2017

'Squared Online was truly inspiring. I enjoyed the entire journey… every module had something that stood out that could be applied to my day to day work. I found topics such as Search, Display, Programmatic and Data Analytics hugely beneficial to me, as rational design needs to incorporate these elements to ensure sustainable growth.'

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Squared Online Reviews | Mathieu's internal promotion at Mars!

This week, we caught up with Mathieu Delpuech – Senior IT Manager for Mars – on how his experience on Squared Online helped get that internal promotion!  

In his own words... 

In my previous role, I was leading the team responsible for delivering digital capabilities to support our eCommerce expansion in the B2B space. I worked within the Digital Business Team focusing on digital transformation projects across different business segments and geographies: from tech to digital marketing. This involved the responsibility of running a global e-commerce platform across 3 segments. 

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Squared Online Reviews | Daniel shares his experience of online learning

'Well, the past year has involved quite a bit of change!' - Daniel Zuidema, Director at Waeg, tells us about his career progression since completing Squared Online.

Daniel started working with Waeg, platinum Salesforce partner, a few weeks after graduating in September 2017. 'Waeg’s Managing Partner, Chris Timmerman, reached out to me, asking if I was interested helping him setting up the business in The Netherlands. Yes, I was!', he says. 

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Squared Online Reviews | Sam's promotion after the course!

Squared Online grad, Sam Philips, tells us about her recent promotion and move to Singapore. Now working as VP Client Services for Leverate Media Asia, with a vast global network to tap into, the sky's the limit!

Why did you decide to take the course with us? 

I had been working in offline media for ten years, mainly focusing on TV, OOH, radio and on the odd occasion print. I've worked closely with the digital teams throughout my career to promote channel integration on campaigns but hadn't personally strategized, planned or executed a digital campaign (outside of VOD) in years and was becoming rusty on the continued developments and changes across the digital landscape. 

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