Stories by Azadeh Williams

Strategy

How Aussie brands are bringing personalisation into CX

Personalisation is a cornerstone of delivering relevant and real-time experiences to customer that count. In our latest Food for Thought series with leading marketers, we asked three brands: What does personalisation mean for your marketing mix and how does it drive better customer experience?

Digital Marketing

Predictions: 8 digital marketing trends for 2018

The age of customer centricity is here, and as experience increasingly becomes the biggest driver of digital transformation and marketing strategy, 2018 will be about moving the customer relationship to an even deeper and more dynamic level of personalised engagement.

Measurement & Analytics

How to: 7 steps to building the ultimate CX dashboard

Putting customer experience insights into the hands of your marketing team can add significant value to the marketing mix. But without the right foresight, these reporting platforms can easily end up an ineffective, confused or unhelpful mess.

Leadership

Predictions 2018: 5 ways the CMO role will change

Experts warn that as pressure mounts to deliver more business growth and meet customer expectations against a backdrop of tighter budgets and economic conditions, the role of the CMO will need to rapidly evolve in 2018.

Digital Marketing

How Reece boosted social content capabilities with 20FOUR

Research shows Australians are a little too lax and uninformed when it comes to hot water and plumbing. So plumbing and bathroom product supplier, Reece, decided it was time to get creative and boost customer awareness and engagement in a fresh and dynamic way.

Social Media

5 ways to get more from your social analytics

The pressure is on organisations to engage and understand customers better using social media channels. But are Aussie companies doing enough to tap this powerful data set?

Digital Marketing

New code of practice launched to protect consumer data

Data Governance Australia (DGA) has launched a new code of practice, set to be a national-first in self-regulating the practice of data governance across all Australian businesses, outlining the use, collection and management of data.

Featured Whitepapers

State of the CMO 2019

CMO’s State of the CMO is an annual industry research initiative aimed at understanding how ...

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Blog Posts

Cannes Part 1: Why brands must put human interactions at the heart of their business

As a Media Juror at this year’s Cannes Lions, I was fortunate enough to attend the world’s most influential festival of creativity and listen to thought-leading marketers from around the globe.

Nickie Scriven

CEO, Zenith

4 creative skills that will be useful forever

In recent times, the clarion call from futurists, economists, marketers, educators and leaders the world over is one of slight panic, “The world is changing and you’re not ready for it!” And of course, they make a very good point.

Kieran Flanagan and Dan Gregory

Speakers, trainers, co-authors

Why defining brand strategy is vital to capitalising on quick wins

Big brands were once protected from small brands by high barriers to entry. Big brands had the resources to employ big agencies, to crack big ideas and to invest in big campaigns. They had the luxury of time to debate strategies and work on long-term innovation pipelines. Retailers used to partner with big brands.

Troy McKinnna

Co-founder, Agents of Spring, Calm & Stormy

An interesting update considering that today is the easiest way it has ever been to measure contribution to the business as well as the h...

Frederic

State of the CMO 2019: Tenure shortens, pressure is on as marketers strive to demonstrate impact

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I thought this was what Salesforce Audience Studio (formerly Salesforce DMP) was supposed to do. How are a CDP and a DMP different? I'm c...

Tony Ahn

Salesforce announces customer data platform

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Well written Vanessa!! Agreed with your view that human experience is marketing's next frontier. Those businesses who are focused on the ...

Clyde Griffith

Forget customer experience, human experience is marketing's next frontier

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Great tips for tops skills need to develop and stay competitive

Nick

The top skills needed to stay competitive in a rapidly changing workforce

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The popularity of loyalty programs is diminishing, though I'd say it is because customers are savvy enough to recognise when a loyalty pr...

Heather

It’s time for marketers to rethink their approach to ‘loyalty’

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