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Digital Marketing

How The Outnet is personalising its brand strategy

​From the recent launch of its geotargeting strategy to the release of its first Android app in October, along with a refreshed brand identity, online retailer, The Outnet, is on a continual push to evolve the customer experience, according to its executive vice-president.

Digital Marketing

3 brands reveal their top marketing predictions for 2017

As we head into 2017, the push towards digital is more paramount than ever, and marketers must put digital capability, skills, media spend and content front and centre of their efforts. To find out just how brands plan to do that, CMO caught up with three of Australia’s leading brands - L’Oreal, Helloworld and Expedia – to ask them for their marketing predictions for 2017 and how they are crafting their 2017 strategies amidst an ever-changing market.

Digital Marketing

Predictions: 17 digital marketing trends for 2017

The ‘age of the customer’ is here - the power of personalisation and customer context is now ensconced in every marketer’s lexicon. Certainly, the single biggest driver of digital transformation is customer experience.

Study: Aussie customers cheat on favourite retailers

A whopping majority of Australian consumers (97 per cent) would cheat on their favourite retailers, according to a global loyalty study that revealed ‘devotion’ is a key factor of how passionate, committed and intimate consumers feel with a retailer.

The CMO Club reveals 6 questions every leader should ask

CMOs must build a cohesive team culture, embrace local diversity and consider key elements such as legal regulations and technology in order to build a consistent global brand that resonates locally, according to new research.

Customer Experience Management

Katja Forbes: Pioneering change in customer experience management

​While customer experience management and design is one of the fastest developing IT sectors in Australia and around the world, it isn’t well known - and very few experts are women. But Katja Forbes wants to change all of that.

Qantas and realestate.com entice customers with VR apps

Two major brands including Qantas and realestate.com have rolled out virtual reality apps that aim to lure customers by offering life-like immersive experiences, a move that signals the future of marketing and the growing demand for an interactive relationship with customers.

Digital Marketing

How these 4 brands are getting value out of growth hacking

Growth hacking - which uses rapid experimentation and new tools and techniques to engage and grow a business's customer base - is popular with not only the startup community, where it was born, but with big companies recognising its promise and appeal in building their overall customer base.

Digital Marketing

Why marketers are embracing growth hacking techniques

Sean Ellis, the first marketer at Dropbox and founder and CEO of GrowthHackers.com, first coined the term ‘growth hacking’ back in 2009 when he was running growth at Dropbox.com. Andrew Chen, now running growth at Uber, then popularised the phrase with his seminal blog post describing the AirBnB/Craigslist hack, firmly putting the term on the Silicon Valley map.

Leadership

Marketers debate how to lead millennials in the workforce

Today’s executives need to take a new approach to corporate culture and how they operate in order to develop the up-and-coming millennial generation into the next batch of leaders, marketers participating in this year’s Marketing Academy claim.

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Blog Posts

From unconscious to reflective: What level of data user are you?

Using data is a hot topic right now. Leaders are realising data can no longer just be the responsibility of dedicated analysts or staff with ‘data’ in their title or role description.

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Data expert, author

Whose responsibility is it to set the ground rules for agency collaboration?

It’s not that your agencies don’t have your best interests at heart – most of them do. But the only way to ensure they’re 100 per cent focused on your business and not growing theirs by scope creep is by setting the guard rails for healthy agency collaboration.

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Head of planning, Hatched

AI Ethics Part 2: Mitigating bias in our algorithms

In first part of this article series, we explored the various forms of AI bias, ways to understand and identify them. This second part will cover various tangible measures that can be undertaken to control, mitigate or remove these biases.

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