Stories by Brad Howarth

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.

Digital Marketing

How Defence Bank is aiming to stay one technology step ahead of customers

When you have a customer base that is both young and technologically savvy, it pays to stay at the forefront of customer service technology. This has been the stance taken by Defence Bank, a member-owned bank with 40 branches spread around Australia whose origins lie in serving the needs of Australian Defence Force personnel.

Digital Marketing

Why the Royal Australian Mint is partnering with a startup app

Can one of the world’s newest technologies successfully drive engagement around one of its oldest? The Royal Australian Mint is hoping that an investment in mobile games technology will be able to boost interest and engagement in a product with a history that stretches back more than 2500 years.

Social Media

How one energy company is giving itself a social media makeover

It can be hard to rise above competitive noise, especially when your market includes some less-than-reputable competitors. For energy efficiency specialist, Energy Makeovers, success has meant avoiding the reputational damage that arises when poor service from some players has impacted all.

Leadership

Jobs to be done: How to put customers at the heart of decision making

For many brands today, the desire to become more customer-centric has led to the realisation that existing operational processes or a product-centric model simply aren’t going to cut it. As a result, the hunt is on for new frameworks that truly place the needs of the customer at the heart of decision-making.

Digital Marketing

How Harris Farm Markets is getting to a single view of customers

When you are taking on the giants in an industry, it pays to treat every customer like royalty. That starts with getting to know them better. But for fresh food retailer, Harris Farm Markets, the desire for better customer management was hampered by customer interactions that were fragmented across a number of channels.

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Blog Posts

Life beyond the cookie: 5 steps to mapping the future of marketing measurement

​There’s no denying there’s been a whirlwind of response to the imminent demise of the third-party cookie from all parts of the industry. But as we’ve collectively come to better understand the implications, it’s clear this change is giving the digital advertising industry the opportunity to re-think digital marketing to support core industry use cases, while balancing consumer privacy.

Natalie Stanbury

Director of research, IAB Australia

Ensuring post-crisis success

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed brands’ CX shortcomings and a lack of customer understanding. Given ongoing disruption, customer needs, wants and expectations are continually changing, also causing customers to behave in different ways. Just look at hoarding toilet paper, staple and canned food, medicinal and cleaning products.

Riccardo Pasto

senior analyst, Forrester

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

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