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Leadership

5 lessons from building the KIIS brand

It’s been five years since the Australian Radio Network (ARN) launched KIIS 1065, a new-look station to house Sydney FM breakfast duo, The Kyle & Jackie O Show. And if there’s one thing chief marketing officer, Anthony Xydis, is quick to pinpoint as a lesson, it’s the importance of recognising where opportunity lies.

Leadership

5 controversial advertising campaigns by big brands

Consumers are increasingly demanding the brands they support contribute a positive impact on the society in which we all live, and stand for something. From HSBC to Schweppes, many big brands are leading the way to do just this successfully, or sometimes not so successfully, whilst also selling their wares.

Leadership

What Australia Day advertising says about brand purpose and cultural leadership

Is Australia Day too tainted a concept for brands to be associating with? How important is taking a stance on the nation’s increasingly controversial day of national celebration in light of the wider need and desire for brands to take a purpose-led approach? And should more of our iconic local brands be taking a position on Australian identity?

Digital Marketing

Marketing when you're not allowed to market

​It can’t be easy establishing a brand, and a marketplace, for a product that is not only illegal in many countries, but also banned from traditional marketing channels.

Digital Marketing

12 ways this CMO is securing the future of a fast-growth B2B brand

Here, the global CMO of CrowdStrike, Johanna Flower, outlines key ways she’s helped accelerate the company's rapid growth geographically and commercially, work that’s led to a market valuation of $3 billion and the vendor becoming a highly respected leader in the cybersecurity space.

Digital Marketing

Coping with the fake news threat

It was when the real news broke of iconic motorcycle manufacturer, Harley Davidson, ceasing US operations that its CEO became the victim of fake news.

Digital Marketing

CMO’s top 18 stories for 2018

The digitisation and transformation of marketing, power of the personal, building and retaining customer trust, and striving for online retail relevancy are just some of the big themes to dominate the news this year.

Leadership

Report: Reputation commands a price premium

​Corporate branding is more important than ever, as companies with a good reputation can command a minimum 9 per cent premium for products, a new study has shown.

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Blog Posts

Life beyond the cookie: 5 steps to mapping the future of marketing measurement

​There’s no denying there’s been a whirlwind of response to the imminent demise of the third-party cookie from all parts of the industry. But as we’ve collectively come to better understand the implications, it’s clear this change is giving the digital advertising industry the opportunity to re-think digital marketing to support core industry use cases, while balancing consumer privacy.

Natalie Stanbury

Director of research, IAB Australia

Ensuring post-crisis success

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed brands’ CX shortcomings and a lack of customer understanding. Given ongoing disruption, customer needs, wants and expectations are continually changing, also causing customers to behave in different ways. Just look at hoarding toilet paper, staple and canned food, medicinal and cleaning products.

Riccardo Pasto

senior analyst, Forrester

A few behavioural economics lesson to get your brand on top of the travel list

Understanding the core principles of Behavioural Economics will give players in the travel industry a major competitive advantage when restrictions lift and travellers begin to book again. And there are a few insights in here for the rest of the marketing community, too.

Dan Monheit

Co-founder, Hardhat

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