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In depth: The art of dealing with Generation Z

The generation after Millennials, Generation Z - defined as people born from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s - represents a dominant and powerful group. Considered a larger cohort than both the Baby Boomers and the Millennials, brands are starting to take notice and crafting strategies on how to deal with this ‘powerhouse’ group.

Digital Marketing

Found co-creator shares his checklist for startup marketing

If there’s one thing Andrew Joyce has learnt being co-founder of Australian mobile-oriented jobs startup, Found, it’s that he is hopeless at predicting what millennials and Gen Z consumers are going to like in an advertisement.

Digital Marketing

4 reactions to Fairfax-Nine media shake-up

Nine Network and Fairfax sent shockwaves through the media industry yesterday after announcing the companies are merging to become Australia's biggest integrated media company.

Social Media

Facebook takes historic dive

Facebook has suffered the biggest one-day wipeout in US stock market history one day after executives forecast lower profit margins.

Digital Marketing

Facebook launches AR advertising

Facebook is trialling augmented reality (AR) advertising units for selected advertisers on its news feed in the lead-up to Christmas.

Leadership

How to handle a brand reputation crisis

While the reputations of Australia’s financial services companies might be copping a hammering right now at the hands of the Royal Commission, they might take take heart from the knowledge that no matter how bad things, there is usually a way back. Most of the time, at least.

Digital Marketing

Unilever, GE and Twitter top world’s most influential CMOs

Unilever CMO, Keith Weed, has been crowned the world’s most influential CMO, followed by GE’s Linda Boff and Twitter’s Leslie Berland, all key figures driving transformational change within and outside their organisations.

Social Media

Digital advertising continues to dominate marketing budgets

​APAC shoppers are more active on smartphones than ever, digital advertising dominates budgets, and social media is considered to be the most effective form of marketing to acquire new customers. These are the key findings of the Reach, Click and Conversions report released by Criteo.

Digital Marketing

How Lego infuses social media marketing with play

Lego is a brand synonymous with play. Indeed, its name is derived from the Danish words for ‘play well’ – leg godt. So it is perhaps not surprising to hear senior global director at Lego Group, Lars Silberbauer, uses similar language when referring to his own job.

Digital Marketing

The impact of AI on 4 key brands: CXO panel

Artificial intelligence (AI) is here to stay. And while brands are in varying stages of maturity with AI projects and strategies, there’s one common principle: The nascent technology needs to meet customer expectations in a simple and useful manner.

Digital Marketing

How AI helped San Churro build brand loyalty and excitement

Using artificial intelligence (AI) to identify and target specific consumer groups via social media insights and loyalty data has seen Australian chocolateria, San Churro, chalk up 6.6 per cent return on investment and a predicted $500,000 in additional in-store spend.

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The changing nature of brand power

Once upon a time, life was easy: You developed products, placed them in a well-located retail shop, wrapped them under an attractive brand and hired the best creative in town to promote them. Many business and brands were successfully built on this approach, even if it wasn’t always that easy.

Jean-Luc Ambrosi

Author, marketer

Putting the ‘human element’ back in marketing

During the recent CMO Momentum conference, Paul Mitchell shared how marketing leaders can create cultures that deliver

Paul Mitchell

Managing director, The Human Enterprise

The rise and rise of voice search

In 1982, an AT&T employee by the name of Plotzke predicted the rise of voice: “In fact, it has been predicted that, by 1990, well over half the communications dollars spent by businesses will be for products and services that include voice technologies.

Michael Jenkins

Founder and director, Shout agency

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Audi Australia gets a new CMO

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Mobile-first banking startup showcases fresh brand identity

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