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Why green is best for Bondi Sands

Bondi Sands knew the Australian Open (AO) was the best platform to launch its new sunscreen range. “We thought what better way to showcase our sporting products, than at an iconic Australian sporting event,” said Bondi Sands CMO Alexandra Peek.

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Trip Advisor launches new travel subscription offering

Trip Advisor has launched a new subscription offering, Tripadvisor Plus, aimed at travellers who want to get access to discounts, personalised service, upgrades and other benefits for an annual membership fee of US$99. Like Amazon Prime and eBay Plus, the travel booking platform wants to appeal to customers willing to pay a premium for insider discounts and perks.

Digital Marketing

How Pizza Hut gave away 10,000 pizzas in 70 seconds

A digital transformation overhaul and collaboration between CMO, CIO and operations proved the driving forces behind a highly successful 50th anniversary marketing activation for the team at Pizza Hut Australia.

Digital Marketing

Report: Ad market starts 2021 softer

Digital media advertising has narrowly taken the largest share of ad spend for the first time, according to the latest Standard Media Index (SMI) results.

Digital Marketing

News Media Bargaining Code passes Parliament

Australia’s News Media and Digital Platforms Bargaining Code has officially passed through the Senate a day after the Government confirmed last-minute amendments made as part of the Morrison Government’s negotiations with Facebook over the past week.

Digital Marketing

Why carsales leant into trust in its new brand positioning

Online auto trading platform, carsales, has launched its new brand platform with the tagline ‘Everything You Auto Know’, leaning into its role as a trusted place for car sales and extending that into deeper vehicle buying, comparison and valuation advice.

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Report: COVID-19 has forever changed sports marketing

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered sports sponsorship, accelerating trends already in play such as the growth of hybrid events, rising importance of player advocacy and popularity of esports, according to the Nielsen Sports 2021 Global Sports Marketing Trends report.

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Brand storytelling lessons from Singapore’s iconic Fullerton hotel

In early 2020, I had the pleasure of staying at the newly opened Fullerton Hotel in Sydney. It was on this trip I first became aware of the Fullerton’s commitment to brand storytelling.

Gabrielle Dolan

Business storytelling leader

You’re doing it wrong: Emotion doesn’t mean emotional

If you’ve been around advertising long enough, you’ve probably seen (or written) a slide which says: “They won’t remember what you say, they’ll remember how you made them feel.” But it’s wrong. Our understanding of how emotion is used in advertising has been ill informed and poorly applied.

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Why does brand execution often kill creativity?

The launch of a new brand, or indeed a rebrand, is a transformation to be greeted with fanfare. So why is it that once the brand has launched, the brand execution phase can also be the moment at which you kill its creativity?

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CEO, FutureBrand A/NZ

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