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Marketing when you're not allowed to market

​It can’t be easy establishing a brand, and a marketplace, for a product that is not only illegal in many countries, but also banned from traditional marketing channels.

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Google cops $79 million fine for breaching GDPR

France’s data protection authority has fined Google a hefty 50 million Euros (AUD$79.4 million) for breaches of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the first fine to be levied since the act came into effect in May 2018.

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IAB gets new chair

The Interactive Advertising Bureau of Australia (IAB) has confirmed Nine’s director of sales and publishing as its new chair.

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Report: Marketing skills gap just getting bigger

​Marketing is evolving at such a rapid rate the skills gap between marketers and what the role now needs is continuing to expand, according to the latest Hays Jobs Report.

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Gartner: Profitability will trump CX for marketers by 2022

Profitability is set to replace customer experience as the chief marketing officer’s number one strategy priority in the next three years as the state of data and technology matures and consumer behaviour shifts further, a new report claims.

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12 ways this CMO is securing the future of a fast-growth B2B brand

Here, the global CMO of CrowdStrike, Johanna Flower, outlines key ways she’s helped accelerate the company's rapid growth geographically and commercially, work that’s led to a market valuation of $3 billion and the vendor becoming a highly respected leader in the cybersecurity space.

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What you need to know about voice-based marketing

When Google first demonstrated its Duplex service in mid-2018, it stunned the world by making relatively complex bookings over the telephone using a system that sounded very close to how a human might sound. It also breathed new interest into a technology that has become both increasingly prevalent in consumer devices, and an increasing source of frustration – the voice-based user interface.

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Why you should be paying more attention to dark data

There is no shortage of marketplaces to satisfy the appetites of the most data-hungry organisations. But for some, their efforts might be better directed at utilising the data they already have right under their noses.

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Coping with the fake news threat

It was when the real news broke of iconic motorcycle manufacturer, Harley Davidson, ceasing US operations that its CEO became the victim of fake news.

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Predictions: 9 AI trends in marketing for 2019

You can't talk about marketing today without the conversation steering to artificial intelligence or machine learning. Once touted as a silver bullet for data collation, analysis, as well as customer service, AI and ML have grown past the original hype and smart marketers are using them as a way to amplify human intelligence, rather than as a replacement for it.

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In focus: B2B marketing's data challenge

We live in a golden era of data-driven driven marketing. Data now helps with everything from discovering and enriching audiences to surfacing high-value targets and nursing them along their buyer’s journey.

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CMO’s top 18 stories for 2018

The digitisation and transformation of marketing, power of the personal, building and retaining customer trust, and striving for online retail relevancy are just some of the big themes to dominate the news this year.

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Using artificial intelligence to surprise your customers

​We have expected artificial intelligence (AI) will become part of our everyday lives for quite some time.

Katja Forbes

Founder and chief, sfyte

Is customer segmentation dead?

Ginni Rometty, the CEO of IBM, announced the death of customer segmentation five years ago saying, "The shift is to go from the segment to the individual. She might have been a bit premature for most marketers, but if customer segmentation isn't dead yet, it's definitely on life support.

Richard Taylor

Senior digital strategist, Spinach

How people buy brands

Andrew Ehrenberg was a giant in the field of marketing science. He believed scientific methods could reveal law-like patterns of how people buy. In this post, I summarise one of Ehrenberg’s most important discoveries and its implications on how people buy brands.

Kyle Ross

Strategist, TRP

What a great article. Thanks for sharing. Today Digital Marketing is the basic need for a business to survive. As online presence is very...

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Want to master digital transformation? Stop thinking about your own problems

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Feeling grateful that customer led digital transformation could improve business and generate more business growth. Many companies are no...

Lilly Lawrence

How a customer-led digital transformation has helped this CMO generate $6m in incremental business

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If a business games me happy than there is a higher chance I will go to them.

Martinez

The Iconic: becoming customer-focussed transformed our business

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That’s a great example of surprising AR ad that went viral because it was first of its kind. Probably a similar effect to some scale can ...

Natasha Kvitka

Using artificial intelligence to surprise your customers

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Hey there! it is a really meaningful post. I too have written a few similar articles about SEM, SEO, Social Media, Digital Marketing Tren...

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Digital advertising continues to dominate marketing budgets

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