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4 skills needed for a marketer to sit on boards

Cracker Barrel's former chief marketer, Chris Ciavarra, has bucked the trend and landed himself a board role, a feat he recognises isn’t always possible for today’s modern marketing professionals.

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.

Leadership

CMO to CEO: Brewing up global business growth

T2 CEO, Nicole Sparshott, is on a big mission: To take a 22-year-old Australian business centred around the humble tea leaf and all its trappings, and infuse it into the mindset of a new generation of customers and the rest of the world.

Leadership

National Heart Foundation undergoes historic changes

National Heart Foundation CMO, Chris Taylor, is carving out a new consolidated marketing strategy amid sweeping transformational changes to the organisational structure. He is tasked to develop a single marketing function for the national body for the first time.​

Leadership

Why customer trust is more vital to brand survival than it's ever been

Customer trust is not only vital in an environment where customer expectations are increasing daily and competition is fierce, it is a brand differentiator that could make or break a business. You only have to look at the recent scandals around Facebook or the Australian Banks to see this happening.

Leadership

Latest report links brand value and CX to business growth

​The importance of building brands and customer experience has never been more vital for the bottom line and shareholder value. This is just one of the findings from the WPP BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2018 report.

Leadership

Print is not dead: NAB takes out newspaper ads to apologise for outage

NAB has followed the lead of Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, KFC UK and other high-profile brands looking to gain back customer trust and used a full-page print ad to apologise for a weekend server failure that left customers without access to bank accounts for five hours.

Leadership

What 5 years of the CMO brand has taught us about marketing leadership

Five years ago in May, IDG tasked me with launching CMO as a brand in Australia. It was a decision driven by two factors: One, the exponential growth of technology in the marketing sphere; and two, the rising role of the marketer as an executive leader of influence.

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

AMEX debuts Aussie iteration of global brand overhaul

​American Express has taken the Australian wrappers off its first united global brand platform, ‘Powerful Backing: Don’t do business / Don’t live life without it’, a program of activity that includes a $1 million investment into Australia’s music scene.

Leadership

CMO interview: Why CX, martech is vital for charity growth

Teresa Sperti has had a busy year. As the first ever CMO of World Vision Australia, she has hit the ground running, focusing on bringing a consumer customer experience perspective to the global charity through a combination of martech, data and analytics and marketing smarts.

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Blog Posts

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.

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Co-founder, Hardhat

Predicting the Future: Marketing science or marketing myth?

Unicorns, the Sunken City of Atlantis, Zeus: They are very famous. So famous in fact, that we often think twice about whether they are real or not. Sometimes if we talk about something widely enough, and for long enough, even the strangest fiction can seem like fact. But ultimately it is still fiction - stories we make up and tell ourselves over and over until we believe.

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Chief client officer, Ipsos

Winning means losing in the game of customer retention

At a time of uncertainty and economic hardship, customer retention takes on much greater importance. CX Lavender’s Linda O’Grady examines the big grey area between ‘all’ and ‘best’ customers when deciding who is worth fighting for and how.

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