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Report: Ad spend up but traditional media audiences down

Advertisers will increase global ad expenditure by 4.3 per cent in 2020, but audiences of traditional mass media such as print and TV will shrink by 1.6 per cent, pre-empting another sluggish year for advertising in those channels, Zenith’s 2020 advertising expenditure forecasts suggest.

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How customer experience is making the difference for Dan Murphy's

​Head of data and personalisation at Endeavour Drinks, Andy Sutton, had a very clear remit when he started at Dan Murphy’s 18 months ago: To transform customer experience (CX) in a way that not only drives revenue, but also drives a better outcome for customers.

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Predictions: 10 technology trends in marketing for 2020

Technology is changing faster than marketers can keep up, offering up a never ending land of promises. Increasingly, hard decisions need to be made regarding which technology to implement and whether it can be tied back to measurable marketing objectives. Technology for technology’s sake can wind up being a costly exercise with no point.

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IoT marketing: When things become customers

Marketing has become more complex and competitive with the proliferation of data and the abundance of consumer choice in the online and offline worlds. Yet its primary function remains: To communicate with consumers about products and services to meet their needs and wants.

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Does stereotypical marketing arise from a stereotypical industry?

In February this year, the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority banned two television commercials. While far from being the first ads to ever be banned, they were the first found to violate new rules prohibiting the depiction of men and women in gender-stereotypical activities.

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Optus launches new data donation scheme

​Optus has launched a new digital inclusion initiative, Donate Your Data, with the aim of helping bridge the digital divide for young Australians living in poverty.

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How ThirdLove used AI for better personalisation

For most women, a bra is a very personal and rarely spoken about thing. So to use artificial intelligence (AI) for not only determining a better bra fit for women, but for personalising the marketing journey, could easily have flipped over the line from helpful to creepy.

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Making merry: How brands share the Christmas cheer

CMO has filled our virtual sack with Christmas campaigns from the supermarket chains and big retailers to department stories and even the postal service to see how they’re sharing the message of Christmas this year. And we’ve canvassed some industry insiders and experts who share their reactions and analysis on this year’s batch of Christmas campaigns.

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Are brands ready for multicultural marketing?

The recently launched Tourism Australia 'Philausophy' campaign attracted its fair share of criticism, with many arguing the word play for international audiences, particularly in non-English speaking countries, will be confusing.

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Field and Binet: Addressing acute short-termism in FMCG

The seductive appeal of short-termism is "very acute" in the fast moving consumer goods space, according to Peter Field and Les Binet, two of the most influential marketing commentators in the world. And it shouldn't be.

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FMCG Forum: Finding growth in mature food markets

“Innovation is a great way to get famous,” said Megan Brownlow, principal, Housten Consulting and former PwC media guru, presenting at the inaugural FMCG Forum in Sydney last week on the subject of the need to innovate to find growth in mature markets.

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How a fashion brand has cast a spell over customer experience

The Spell and the Gypsy started as a brand sold in markets and was driven by personalised customer service and rich storytelling. So as the brand grew into a more omnichannel approach, it only made sense to continue these facets in a digital environment.

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Searching for social and marketing data

Many marketers, agencies - and everyone in between - get caught up on bubble references and data points. They’ll use Facebook best practice as the only best practice for Facebook executions and only consider metrics and responses of the one channel they’re expected to deliver on.

Isaac Lai

Connections strategy lead, VMLY&R Sydney

Why Australia needs more leaders

A few weeks ago, our Prime Minister, Scott Morrison took it upon himself to tell companies and their CEOs where to go when it came to societal issues. It wasn’t an organisation’s place to get involved. Instead, he said it should be left to governments to solve societies challenges.

Dan Banyard

Managing director, Edentify

3 skills you need to drive better collaboration

A study published in The Harvard Business Review found the time spent in collaborative activities at work has increased by over 50 per cent in the past two decades. Larger projects; complicated problems; tighter timeframes: These require bigger teams with specialised skillsets and diverse backgrounds, often dispersed globally.

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CEO, Everyday Massive

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>Writes article about how to show diversity in an authentic way>All featured opinions are from white women

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Food for Thought: How can brands show diversity in an authentic way?

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The B2C and B2B marketing transformation helping Invisalign win more smiles

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