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Measurement & Analytics

What's driving the rise of text analytics and its role in CX

When Norman Peledeau first began developing text analytics software 20 years ago, he could barely get a meeting with potential commercial clients. Now he finds himself at the helm of a company developing one of the essential tools of the social media age.

People

CBRE CX chief: Why the job is about remediating pain points

For Shelley McDowell, director of customer experience at CBRE, some days the customer is the building owner or landlord. On others it is the building’s tenant organisation. Then there are the people who actually work in buildings.

Digital Marketing

How Cotton On is using affiliate marketing to bolster ecommerce globally

Cotton On might be a well-known brand in Australia, but that is not the case in each of the seven regions where it sells online. So when it comes to reaching new customers in markets such as the United States, the company has turned to affiliate marketing specialist, Rakuten, to reach its desired audience.

Digital Marketing

Why plausability is more important to your brand strategy than ever

There is well-worn Venn diagram that describes three overlapping circles of ‘good’, ‘fast’ and ‘cheap’. The central point is usually labelled ‘impossible’. But that hasn’t stopped many brands trying to claim at least two of those attributes, if not occasionally all three – and failing badly.

Digital Marketing

Why H&R Block is upping its content marketing strategy

Small businesses can be a notoriously difficult group to reach, with business owners often unwilling to part with their funds without an incredibly compelling reason. So when tax accounting specialists H&R Block decided to ramp up its approach to this sector, it decided to go where small businesses already are.

Digital Marketing

Getting marketing to better understand cybersecurity

With Australia’s mandatory data breach reporting laws being officially implemented in February 2018, marketers across the country are facing two big responsibilities. Not only is their prized customer data a major theft risk, it is also marketers who will be left with the task of cleaning up any brand issues should their organisation need to report a breach.

People

Booktopia CX chief: Getting to know the customer better

While much of the Australian retail landscape has worked itself into a lather this year thanks to the onshore arrival of Amazon, for one local company, the US-based giant has been a factor in its life since the very beginning.

Digital Marketing

Blockchain pitched as answer to influencer marketing management

Blockchain is rapidly capturing the imagination of the business community, exploding beyond its origins underpinning Bitcoin to become the proposed solution to all manner of transaction-based processes. Now one entrepreneur is planning on using it as the basis for a service that will connect businesses seeking promotional and affiliation services with influencers.

Digital Marketing

What AI and voice activation will do for brands in the home

Even when Tamara Dull is home on her own, she is never really alone. Throughout her house are scattered more than 100 home AI devices and controllers that help her do everything from monitor and control her environment to buy groceries.

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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.

Dan Monheit

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.

Kathy Benson

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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Data Strategy Partner & Business Partner, CX Lavender

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