Stories by Brad Howarth

Why Ovarian Cancer Australia is pursuing brand partnerships

Every eight hours, one woman dies in Australia from ovarian cancer. Unlike some other forms of gynaecological cancer, ovarian cancer has no early detection test, meaning many women are not diagnosed until the cancer has reached its more advanced stages. This makes ovarian cancer the most lethal female cancer.

Digital Marketing

​DMPs in a post third-party cookie world

Online tracking using third-party cookies has long been one of the more questionable aspects of digital advertising. These changes have forced a rethink of digital ad strategies, especially those relating to acquisition and retargeting. They're also driving significant changes to the positioning of data management platforms (DMPs) used to manage digital advertising efforts.

Leadership

Why sustainability is a matter of two-way education from Miele

Like many other manufacturers, Miele has noted these initiatives are becoming more important to consumers. But according to Miele executive director for marketing and sales, Axel Kniehl, for the company to achieve its full sustainability ambitions, it must embrace the idea that responsibility continues long after its goods have left the warehouse.

Digital Marketing

Why this startup is helping marketers defend against the dark arts

For Scott Edington, CEO at San Francisco-based AI startup, Deep Labs, techniques used to steer people away from their better judgement are what he refers to as dark patterns. And they have become something he and his team are keen to protect people from.

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Why this customer chief is picking up the phone

The ascent of the digitally savvy consumer has accordingly given rise to the fully digital brand. But in an era where experience trumps almost everything else, sometimes even the most sophisticated digital solutions fall short of what a customer actually needs.

Strategy

How Super SA put customers at the heart of its digital transformation

Customers might be the most important part of many organisations, but by definition, they tend to be external to its processes and functions. They can be polled, surveyed and observed, but inevitably they are at risk of being left out of key decisions, especially during times of extensive or rapid transformation. But when it came time for Super SA to undertake its digital transformation, the leadership team found a simple yet effective way of keeping customers at the centre of their thinking.

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Bringing sports betting smarts to next-gen trading

Investing is a serious business, and one that poses significant consequences for reckless or risky behaviour. But it can also deliver rewards above and beyond just financial gains, especially for those investors who enjoy the thrill of picking winners.

Leadership

How My Muscle Chef is building on its brand strengths

For Australian ready meals company, My Muscle Chef, ‘strength’ was originally defined in physical terms, with its products catering to nutrition seekers in the workout crowd. But as the company began looking to expand beyond its initial success as a direct-to-consumer food business, head of marketing, Liam Loan-Lack, and his team started questioning exactly what strength means in today’s context.

Leadership

Brand individuality effort continues with ME's latest push for good

Australia’s banks have not always enjoyed the strongest corporate reputations, consistently earning headlines that are best describe as bad news. So it takes a particularly bold perspective and a tonne of supporting proof points for a bank to muster the conviction that it deserves to be seen as a force for good.

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​Why we need to look at the whole brand puzzle, not just play with the pieces

Creating meaningful brands should be a holistic and considered process. However, all too frequently it’s one that is disparate and reactive, where one objective is prioritized at the expense of all others. So, what are the key pieces to the ‘good’ brand puzzle?

Marketing overseas? 4 ways to make your message stick

Companies encounter a variety of challenges when it comes to marketing overseas. Marketing departments often don’t know much about the business and cultural context of the international audiences they are trying to reach. Sometimes they are also unsure about what kind of marketing they should be doing.

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From unconscious to reflective: What level of data user are you?

Using data is a hot topic right now. Leaders are realising data can no longer just be the responsibility of dedicated analysts or staff with ‘data’ in their title or role description.

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