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Explainer: What marketers need to know about Clubhouse

Clubhouse is the latest social hit, an invite-only audio chat app that just seems to be the right thing at the right time. And having Tesla’s Elon Musk tweeting about it to his 40 million followers doesn’t hurt. Marketers need to know they’ll probably learn more about Clubhouse by reading about it than by using it, at least to begin with. But nonetheless it pays to be ahead of the curve.

Digital Marketing

Budget Direct acquires Chasing Cars automotive reviews platform

​Motor and home insurer, Budget Direct, has acquired Chasing Cars, an automotive content and video platform. Founded by Tom Baker in 2013, Chasing Cars also operates a YouTube channel providing independent, long-form reviews and comparisons of new cars available to Australian buyers and delivering over a million views every month.

Digital Marketing

Inside the Business Australia COVID pivot

When COVID-19 hit, Business Australia was days away from launching its planned ‘In the business of better’ messaging, forcing it to drop the planned campaign and instead prioritise business support and survival as the country went into lockdown.

Digital Marketing

Why content marketing can make the difference amid the COVID-19 closures

With events and roundtables being cancelled in all industries across the globe in the wake of COVID-19, and no indication when they may be able to start up again, content marketing is going to be vital for lead generation. However, according to a new report, only 12 per cent of marketers believe their content marketing programs target the right audiences with relevant and persuasive content.

Digital Marketing

How Nova Entertainment changed its UX for better content engagement

Nova Entertainment recently built a pop culture, news and entertainment platform, Goat, to appeal to the demands of an increasingly mobile-first youth. The platform was built using digital experience platform, WP Engine to ensure it was fast, user friendly, appealed to young people and took a mobile only approach.

Digital Marketing

What Motorcycle Holdings is doing to optimise its content marketing strategy

For some motorcycle owners, their bike is their life. For others, it is just the cheapest means of getting from one place to another. For group head of ecommerce at MotorCycle Holdings, Elliot Schoemaker, the diversity of motivations held by motorcycle owners presents a clear challenge in creating and promoting content that will bring would-be buyers to the company’s showrooms.

Digital Marketing

CMO interview: How BBC Studios' marketing lead builds brand purpose and growth

There’s no doubt we’re living in a world where content, brand and technology are converging, BBC Studios' global CMO, Jackie Lee-Joe, says. And that’s exactly why she believes data-driven, digitally savvy and customer-aware marketers are in an incredibly strong position to help their organisations succeed.

Digital Marketing

RXP and The Works debut new content strategy agency

Digital service consultancy, RXP and its creative agency subsidiary, The Works, have launched a new content and production group after picking up clients and staff off the back of King Content's closure.

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Brand storytelling lessons from Singapore’s iconic Fullerton hotel

In early 2020, I had the pleasure of staying at the newly opened Fullerton Hotel in Sydney. It was on this trip I first became aware of the Fullerton’s commitment to brand storytelling.

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Business storytelling leader

You’re doing it wrong: Emotion doesn’t mean emotional

If you’ve been around advertising long enough, you’ve probably seen (or written) a slide which says: “They won’t remember what you say, they’ll remember how you made them feel.” But it’s wrong. Our understanding of how emotion is used in advertising has been ill informed and poorly applied.

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Why does brand execution often kill creativity?

The launch of a new brand, or indeed a rebrand, is a transformation to be greeted with fanfare. So why is it that once the brand has launched, the brand execution phase can also be the moment at which you kill its creativity?

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