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Leadership

Darren Wright now Flight Centre's global CMO - leisure

Darren Wright has once again changed roles within Flight Centre. He’s leaving his position as global CMO - retail, to become global chief marketing officer for its leisure division, including the global Flight Centre brand and Travel Associates.

Digital Marketing

Influencer marketing code updated, gifting guidelines scrutinised

An update to the Influencer Marketing Code of Practice, and a new Guide to Gifting and Ad Disclosure have been released by the Australian Influencer Marketing Council (AIMCO) to give further clarity to brands, creators and agencies using influencer marketing.

Digital Marketing

Dairy Farmers rejuvenates its marketing push

After at least decade without sustained marketing communications effort for its masterbrand, Dairy Farmers has stepped up activity under ‘Here’s to Good’ banner with marketing bursts for core products.

Digital Marketing

June ad spend smashes records of a decade

June has delivered the biggest month in ad spend for any month since Standard Media Index’s collection of ad payment data began in 2009, pointing to a sustainable recovery for advertising. The month’s spend of $754 million, up 44 per cent on June 2020, showed digital media also smashing records and all major media benefiting.

Leadership

NIDA hires engagement chief from Chief Executive Women

National Institute of Dramatic Art CEO, Liz Hughes, has welcomed Lorelle Yee as NIDA’s director of partnerships and engagement to help the Institute bring the power of the performing arts to stage, screen and future media.

Hard copy creates long-term awareness for home builder

Marketing has moved well away from print media in the last decade yet builder, BGC Home, has launched its own title to raise long-term awareness of its group of companies in residential building, supplies and services.

5 ways brands are engaging with the Olympics

The everlasting nature of Olympics ideals - persevering and making sacrifices in the pursuit of excellence - gives marketers plenty of positive values to work creatively with in 2021. Yet these are the Olympics of the new normal and things have changed.

Digital Marketing

Local app to give social media a G-rating

Australian software developer and cybersecurity expert, Mick Esber, will this September launch the beta version of bhapi, a safe social media platform he has developed for Apple and Android.

Digital Marketing

CMO profile: Bringing data-driven marketing to farming

Livestock farm management platform, AgriWebb, has gone from startup seven years ago to having 15 million head of livestock under management across more than 30 million hectares in Australia alone. That’s not including the farmers using its platform in the UK, South Africa and, soon, the US, where it has just opened an office in Denver, Colorado.

Leadership

3 CMOs on how to successfully switch categories

In our latest food for thought, we ask three marketing leaders who have switched industry sectors to share how they're applying the experiences gleaned in one category to their latest role.

Measurement & Analytics

DBM: The true meaning of Net Promoter Score

Businesses achieving high Net Promoter Scores (NPS) are invariably gratified by this single number. But arguably, there has been some blind trust as to how significant this figure is on the bottom line.

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State of the CMO 2021

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So many words, so little business benefit.

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How JobAdder's CMO is bringing the human truth to B2B rebranding

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Blog Posts

The 15 most-common persuasion mistakes

As workers across the country slowly head back to the office, many of us might have forgotten how to deal with one another in person and the best way to persuade someone in a working environment.

Michelle Bowden

Author, consultant

5 commonly missed opportunities when marketing to multicultural customers

The latest census data shows Australia has become a majority migrant nation for the first time. According to the new national data, more than 50 per cent of residents were born overseas or have a migrant parent.

Mark Saba

Founder and CEO, Lexigo

Post-Pandemic Business Playbook: An Opportunity Unlike Ever Before

Covid-19 created a shift in the customer and economic-based reality unlike anything most of us have ever experienced. Customers have changed from routinised pre-pandemic shopping behaviours to frequently purchasing new brands and suppliers.

Ofer Mintz

Associate Professor of Marketing, UTS Business School

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