Stories by Brad Howarth

Leadership

Digital change for Perpetual's CMO

There are few industries that have been as resistant to digitisation as financial advice and wealth management. But just as automation and online servicing have reinvented stock broking and other services in the greater wealth management sector, traditional advisors are also turning increasingly to digital tools to boost their service offerings.

Leadership

Why CMOs should be paying more attention to cybersecurity

There aren’t many marketers who would rate their ongoing interest and involvement in their company’s cybersecurity defences as ‘high’. But for Carilu Dietrich, San Francisco-based head of corporate marketing for Australian-born collaboration software maker, Atlassian, checking in on the status of its ‘severity 1’ support tickets is part and parcel of the job. And it is not just Atlassian she is worried about.

Digital Marketing

Optimising CX online and offline at John Lewis

The lure of technology can be a tempting one for retailers, with its promise of data-rich platforms generating deep customer insights and new fulfilment capabilities. But when your proposition is built around offering a great instore personal experience, how do you translate that into the somewhat soulless environment of online?

Digital Marketing

Why Tourism Victoria decided to go agile

Government agencies are not renowned for their willingness to adopt avant-garde systems and processes. But for destination marketing agency, Tourism Victoria, a decision to adopt an agile development methodology for its refreshed website has delivered greater certainty and overall value for money.

Digital Marketing

Mobile payments: The new future of commerce

Many sales and marketing campaigns would be pointless if they didn’t eventually lead to the brand collecting money from its customer. And the goal is to make the payments process as painless as possible, if not entirely invisible.

Digital Marketing

Adelaide City: Using location data analytics to improve destination marketing

Typical destination marketing programs have a tendency to fall back on the usual clichés of landmarks, icons and cultural attractions. But for Adelaide City Council, making the city a more attractive destination has meant reimaging what it means for a visitor or resident to interact with the location.

Digital Marketing

Broadsheet: Make content marketing about audiences first

With content marketing and native advertising hailed as the latest saviour for publishers, Rene L’Estrange-Nickson is puzzled by the number of publishers, brands and agencies that seem to be getting it wrong.

Digital Marketing

Getting the lowdown on people-based marketing

It’s a no-brainer that marketers want to reach their intended audience in the most efficient way possible. This promise of greater efficiency lies at the heart of the concept of people-based marketing, a digitally driven method of finding and serving the right advertising and content to the right individuals.

Digital Marketing

How the NSW Government is raising customer experience standards

For any marketer that has ever doubted the experience they give to their customers, there has always been one benchmark they would have felt comfortable clearing: No matter how complex their interactions, how tedious their forms, or how long their queues, their experience could never be as bad as dealing with government.

Digital Marketing

What you need to know about ad viewability

If a television ad ran for less than a second, without sound, and was partly or completely obscured on the screen, you could safely assume the advertiser would want their money back.

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Blog Posts

A few behavioural economics lesson to get your brand on top of the travel list

Understanding the core principles of Behavioural Economics will give players in the travel industry a major competitive advantage when restrictions lift and travellers begin to book again. And there are a few insights in here for the rest of the marketing community, too.

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Co-founder, Hardhat

Predicting the Future: Marketing science or marketing myth?

Unicorns, the Sunken City of Atlantis, Zeus: They are very famous. So famous in fact, that we often think twice about whether they are real or not. Sometimes if we talk about something widely enough, and for long enough, even the strangest fiction can seem like fact. But ultimately it is still fiction - stories we make up and tell ourselves over and over until we believe.

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Chief client officer, Ipsos

Winning means losing in the game of customer retention

At a time of uncertainty and economic hardship, customer retention takes on much greater importance. CX Lavender’s Linda O’Grady examines the big grey area between ‘all’ and ‘best’ customers when deciding who is worth fighting for and how.

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