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PetCulture's first CMO shares her ambitions for achieving growth

A petition encouraging Australian employers to grant pet owners ‘PETernity’ leave, along with pet personality scores driving product recommendations and membership benefits, are just some of the tools PetCulture’s first CMO is using to drive aggressive growth.

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How a data stalwart is rediscovering its sass

An irony of the data age is that while it is mostly B2C brands lauded for their data prowess, the companies supplying them with analytics tools tend to be B2B. And for this latter group, that means they don’t always get the bask in the glory of what they enable.

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CMO Momentum returns as an in-person event in 2021

​We’re delighted to confirm CMO Momentum is returning on 3 August 2021 as an in-person event as well as via live virtual stream! And CMO has a special earlybird offer right now for those quick enough to book their tickets this month.

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Why hipages continues to invest in mainstream media

A 50/50 split between brand and performance marketing spend isn’t something that seemed conceivable at hipages three years ago. But that’s exactly what has occurred at the ASX-listed tradie marketplace thanks to the impact of its mainstream media investments on consumer awareness and consideration.

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Nick Baker appointed CEO of Reflections Holiday Parks

Nick Baker, former Triptech CEO, is set to take the reins of Reflections Holiday Parks from July, with a remit to continue to advance the holiday parks as a leading provider of home-grown caravan and camping experiences.

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How ANZ's CMO has brought financial wellbeing brand purpose to life

​Being the customer’s champion, providing the glue that drives alignment across the organisation and enabling innovation are three ways ANZ’s marketing team is working to bring the financial services giant’s purpose of helping people and communities thrive to life.

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7 lessons in embracing modern B2B marketing

Brand reinvigoration has sat top of the agenda for Epicor’s global chief marketing officer, Paul Stoddart, since taking up the reins just over 12 months ago. But rather than fall into the trap of traditional B2B marketing, Stoddart has set up a distinct playbook for how he’s approaching the task.

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4 ways to position digital and customer transformation in the boardroom

​As marketing, customer, digital and technology leaders work to orchestrate wide-scale transformation across their organisations to meet changing customer demands and needs, an instrumental player in their success is the company board. During the recent Adobe Summit, executives across several Australian brands shared how they’re working to ensure their organisations’ boards understand and embrace digital transformation and strategy.

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Launch marketing council Episode 5: Retailer and supplier

In our fifth and final episode, we delve into the relationship between retailer and supplier and how it drives and influences launch marketing strategies and success. To do that, we’re joined by Campbell Davies, group general manager of Associated Retailers Limited, and Kristin Viccars, marketing director A/NZ, Apex Tool Group. Also featured are Five by Five Global managing director, Matt Lawton, and CMO’s Nadia Cameron.

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Great read. I agree that it should be a perfect balance between interacting with your customers and knowing your brand. As a business, yo...

Caroline Scott

7 ways CMOs can improve their customer engagement game

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Quent Sinder

Why empowering others can help make you a great leader

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CRM is a very good software that can help you succeed in your business. In my company, this system has allowed me to improve customer rel...

Anna Janicka

Sensis rebrands to Thryv and brings business software to Australian SMBs

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Alice Labs Pte. Ltd.

CMO's top 8 martech stories for the week - 6 May 2021

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Nowadays, when everything is being done online, it is good to know that someone is trying to make an improvement. As a company, you are o...

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10 lessons Telstra has learnt through its T22 transformation

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Blog Posts

Why if marketing is all you do, you’ll never be very good at it

OK, so you’re probably thinking: “Here comes another article to badger me about living in my bubble.” And also, “I bet this bubble-bashing piece will go on to explain how I can achieve better results through some heady dose of new life experiences, new routines and annoyingly different opinions on social media.”

Dane Smith and Toby Harrison

Ogilvy Australia

A leader’s role in rebuilding a culture of confidence

Every day, there are new predictions and studies on the future of work, the state of the economy and the unfolding global pandemic. All of which creates uncertainty and heightens the imperative of effective leadership.

Michelle Gibbings

Workplace expert, author

Confused About Your Customers?​

​I've worked in brand and marketing for more than 20 years. But there’s one area where I’ve found myself going around in circles and I must admit I'm becoming increasingly confused.

Rich Curtis

CEO, FutureBrand A/NZ

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