Stories by Azadeh Williams

Digital Marketing

Apple Watch: Must-have customer app or another gimmick?

With Apple’s new smartwatch release date only weeks away, the pressure is on big brands to align their app development with the wearable’s global media frenzy. But are marketers being too quick to jump on the smartwatch bandwagon?

Social Media

CMO Interview: What it takes to be a smart marketing chief

The days of Mad Men are well and truly over, when marketers would sit around and simply ‘make something up’ and continue to use that for a decade, said SLI Systems CMO, Tim Callan. Now, it is all about being nimble, agile and responsive to market trends.

Digital Marketing

Are customer loyalty programs stuck in the past?

Loyalty programs have not adapted to the digital age and are failing to engage customers, according to a recent study by Capgemini Consulting. The report, Fixing the Cracks: Reinventing Loyalty Programs for the Digital Age, identified participation rates in loyalty programs are frequently low, with 89 per cent of social media opinions on loyalty programs reported as negative.

Digital Marketing

How eBay unlocks customer data DNA

There are many ways you can expose products to the relevant customer without it being creepy, according to Ebay’s head of customer engagement, Harvey Sanchez.

Leadership

A matter of multiple CMO personas

When it comes to today’s CMO, there is no one-size-fits-all skillset. But a new study by Forbes Insights has revealed marketing chiefs are now falling into six clearly defined personas.

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2 hidden ingredients for leadership success CMOs need to know

Your success as a senior marketing professional has much in common with your success as a leader. Both marketing, and leadership activities, depend on building trust, encouraging action, and reliably fulfilling promises that have been made.

Gerard Penna

Leadership advisor, coach

How shifting economic trends are impacting digital media

Between further interest rate rises, inflation​, empty shelves, extortionate lettuce prices, supply chain issues and the barely believable events in Eastern Europe, the past six months there’s been a cacophony of environmental factors.

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Senior digital manager, Alpha Digital

5 ways to turn imposter syndrome into confidence and conviction

Imposter syndrome. That feeling others will discover you are actually not as good as they expect, and at any point you will be exposed and ridiculed as a fraud. If you can relate to this, then you are not alone.

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Author, consultant

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