Brand Strategy

Leadership

Payright founders detail merchant brand strategy

‘Buy-now/pay-later’ has been the breakthrough new service category of the Australian payments industry, with Roy Morgan research estimating more than 1.5 million Australians used one of the many services in 2018.

Leadership

Bega reports record revenue but lower profit

Facility consolidation and new brand product launches have seen Bega post a 13 per cent increase in revenue in the 2019 financial year, in what has been a challenging operating environment for the dairy giant.

Social Media

What the Alan Jones advertising exodus says about modern brand strategy

Brands pulling advertising from 2GB following Alan Jones’ derogatory comments against New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinta Ardern, is yet another sign of how intertwined brand association with societal and cultural trends has become, industry and marketing leaders say.

Digital Marketing

Performance vs brand marketing: Is it one or the other?

Can brands striving for inspirational brand building also achieve performance marketing success? Or is brand work inconsistent with the metrics, measurement and real-time nature of performance marketing?

Leadership

Event sponsorship: A marketing yay or nay?

Given marketing and brand strategy have evolved so much in the past five years, thanks mostly to technology and new metrics, is event sponsorship still relevant to marketers?

Leadership

T2's Nicole Sparshott: Lessons in making the leap from CMO to CEO

Selling tea to the English. Invoking ancient tea-making rituals in Asia. Giving tea a fresh face in the US. Re-invigorating retail tea stores in Australia. These were just a few of the challenges T2 Tea set itself in re-invigorating the brand and bringing it to a global audience.

Leadership

Are brand ambassadors worth it?

Earlier this week, WA Tourism dropped George Calombaris from its most recent campaign in the wake of the chef’s underpayment of staff wages scandal.

Social Media

Keeping it real: Social influence manipulation, fake reviews and the power of influence

Dubbed the “Donald Trump of TripAdvisor” by The Washington Post, Oobah Butler turned a non-existent restaurant, The Shed, into the top rated dining establishment in London on TripAdvisor through social manipulation. Speaking at this week’s Online Retailer conference, Oobah Butler delivered his keynote on ‘Cutting through the bullsh*t of social influence manipulation’ where he detailed his scheme while working as a journalist for Vice.

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