Stories by Rebecca Merrett

Leadership

Best CX Companies List profile: TAFE gets personal with education

For Theresa Collignon, executive director of TAFE Directors Australia, going through tertiary education was in no way personalised: There were lecture rooms filled with almost 1000 students, and lecturers often used the same method to deliver lessons to a wide variety of students.

Digital Marketing

Digital advertising dominates in first half of 2014: report

A new report from the Commercial Economic Advisory Service of Australia (CEASA) revealed the Australian digital advertising market was worth $2.3 billion or 37 per cent of the total $6.2 billion advertising spend in the first half 2014.

Digital Marketing

How data analytics is driving sponsorship for Football NSW

When it comes to getting sponsorship for sporting events and clubs, Football NSW knows how important data is in making a compelling proposition. CEO of Football NSW, Eddie Moore, talks about the not-for-profit’s use of data analytics for driving revenue and investment into the game.

Digital Marketing

Do we put a limit on our close social networks?

For leaders in the marketing industry, there’s no such thing as having too many friends in your social network. But a new study has shown that people inadvertently limit the number of close social contacts.

Digital Marketing

There’s money to be made in mobile

The ever-increasing mobile population is triggering a rise in users not only sourcing information on their handset device, but also purchasing goods and services through it.

Digital Marketing

NFC and QR drive consumer engagement for Google billboard

A new advertising campaign for for Google's Play app store for Android employs wireless near-field communications (NFC) technology and QR codes to get consumers to engage with content from billboards in non-traditional ways.

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Blog Posts

When friction can be a brand’s best friend

I always enjoy those oft-forgotten, in-between moments in any experience. These moments are not necessarily part of any defined experience per se. They likely wouldn’t show up in an organisation’s plans or ideas to help make the customer journey or user flow as simple, easy and seamless as possible.

Rich Curtis

CEO, FutureBrand A/NZ

How much attention should we be paying to the ‘attention economy’?

There’s been a lot of buzz in the advertising industry lately about what’s coined the ‘attention economy’. And it’s fast becoming the new battleground for media channels to prove their wares and to develop and espouse new attention metrics.

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CEO, Zenith

Sometimes the best solutions are some of the most counterintuitive

Exceptional CMOs do exceptional things for themselves and for those they inspire. At your best you are creative, innovative and inspirational. We have a problem though. We now live in a corporate world that demands sensibility where everything you do is measurable and stakeholders demand predictability – the antithesis of breakthrough and transformation.

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Author, former regional president and global brand head, Mars Incorporated

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