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What Marvel Comics has taught us about marketing

With three movies set to release in theatres in 2015, including the newest iteration of the Fantastic Four, not to mention a dizzying array of comic book releases, I wouldn’t be surprised if this is a banner year for Marvel Entertainment. These superhuman marketing capabilities made me think: What can we as marketers learn from Marvel?

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Last opportunity to nominate in the inaugural CMO50

The nominations for the inaugural CMO50 are closing in just a few days, so there’s not much time left for Australian marketing leaders to ensure they’re featured on this list of innovative marketing excellence.

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In Pictures: CMO-CIO-ADMA Executive Connections hits Melbourne

Mastering digital transformation was the name of the game at the latest iteration of Executive Connections, a CMO, CIO and ADMA event aimed at bringing marketing and IT leaders together to debate key issues influencing both functions. Here are pictorial highlights from the event.

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Australian named global CMO of Armand de Brignac

Luxury champagne brand, Armand de Brignac, has poached Moet Hennessy director and Australian native, Bernadette Knight, as its new global chief marketing officer as it sets out a new brand course and international growth plans.

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Why SMEs are thinking like multinationals when it comes to marketing

Increasing globalisation, heavy competition, empowered customers in new markets, and fast-changing technologies means small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are now no more immune to the marketing challenges traditionally faced by large multi-national organisations.

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How to deploy a digital marketing strategy on a strict budget

When your marketing budget is restricted, it is critical to make every dollar count. One organisation that successfully implemented its marketing strategy despite a restricted capacity to spend big was The Smith Family, which recently exceeded its benchmarks and transformed its website into a million-dollar fundraising channel

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Evolve: Marketing as we know it is doomed

This has been happening for a while, and whether or not marketers choose to see the change that’s developing within the landscape, they need to realize that this “seismic shift,” as my co-author, Daniel Newman, likes to call it, is going to mandate changes to the way that practices have traditionally functioned.

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7 common mistakes CMOs make

Marketers faced with the challenge of leveraging new technology and drawing on data insights to engage with customers, run the risk overcomplicating their practices in order to remain competitive. In this article, experts discuss what it takes to operate as a modern digital marketer and truly leverage all elements of the marketing mix effectively by tackling the common mistakes CMOs still make, and the inefficiencies they generate.

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Report: Big data analytics delivers revenue dividends

The majority of organisations that have bridged the cultural and operational hurdles around big data analytics are seeing significant, measurable impact on their revenues. Yet there are still a raft of organisations struggling to have a data-driven strategy universally accepted in their organisation.

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MetLife's B2B consumer challenges

The migration of consumers to online channels is providing B2C companies with ample opportunity to gather and analyse data. But what do you do when you are a B2B company that sells mostly through partners, and are a long way from having a regular online interaction with your eventual consumers?

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Think you're agile? You're probably wrong

Businesses worldwide are overestimating their ability to flexibly manage workloads or rapidly develop, test and launch new applications, leaving the poorly prepared to deal with competitive threats.

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Why efficiency and effectiveness are opposing forces in a marketing tug of war

I’ve been a long-time fan of renowned effectiveness experts, Peter Field and Les Binet, and their work. But while their approach is clearly important, the marketing leader’s challenge to deliver effectiveness more often lies in organisational structure. I see the bigger question being whether a marketing chief has a seat at the executive table, and the ear and respect of the CEO and company board.

Nickie Scriven

CEO, Zenith

Augmented Reality: What’s behind the marketing industry’s failure of imagination?

Every flagship smartphone in Australia includes hardware and software purpose-built for AR. A huge audience is ready and waiting. We have an opportunity to craft extraordinary, innovative work. But to get there, we need to push our creative thinking a little harder, writes Gil Fewster.

Gil Fewster

Creative technologist, The Royals

Does your brand need a personality review?

There are five tell-tale signs your brand needs to take a long hard look at itself.

Charlie Rose

Senior Strategy Consultant, Principals

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James Fogle

7 things you need to know about Facebook's mood experiment

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Govind Dadhich

Image intelligence:10 must-see infographics for marketers

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6 Ways to ramp up Social Media to Your Web Design

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Ekaterina Khramkova

Forget customer experience, human experience is marketing's next frontier

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David Freeman

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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