Content Marketing

CMO50 2017 #26-50: Yves Calmette

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef faces myriad threats, and big one of which is overfishing, WWF’s CMO, Yves Calmette says. Five shark fishing licenses, each with a 1.2km net, trawl the reef every day. These nets kill thousands of juvenile sharks each year, including the endangered hammerhead, and dugongs, turtles and dolphins as bycatch.

Social Media

Brands leaders from NAB, Berlei, Youi turn out for YouTube’s annual Brandcast event

Marketing leaders from Berlei, National Australia Bank and Youi took to the stage at YouTube’s Brandcast event this week to highlight how they’re using the video platform and its growing suite of advertiser offerings to build their brands with on-demand audiences. Their stories came amid a raft of new advertising product offerings and updates from YouTube all aimed at improving the robustness, measurability and quality of interaction with the consumer.

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How surfing dogs helped VetShopAustralia drive customer engagement

Today’s fiercely competitive online shopping environment is driving more ecommerce businesses to find innovative and creative ways to attract and retain customers. One of these is VetShop Group, which is successfully leveraging the power of technology and a unique competitive event to drive digital engagement and boost sales.

Digital Marketing

How video production is helping Xero attract and retain customers

From his studio in Auckland, Pat MacFie leads a team of video professionals that would put some independent production houses to shame. But he's not running an independent video production house. Instead, his group is part of an internal marketing agency producing content to help attract and retain customers for the online business software maker, Xero.

Report: Quality of content impedes meaningful brand success

A new list of Australia and the world’s most ‘meaningful’ brands has found fewer than half of consumers see organisations contributing to their well-being and quality of life and that most are failing to resonate because of the quality of their content.

Digital Marketing

The top 6 content challenges facing B2B firms

No matter how much you believe in the benefits of content or are committed to creating a content strategy, it can be a struggle to execute a successful content marketing approach. In working with a variety of B2B firms across a range of industries, I’ve discovered six common challenges facing marketing professionals and executives when it comes to content marketing.

Social Media

How Mars tapped social sentiment to win over millennial consumers

When Mars Chocolate announced it would set the price of a Snickers bars based on the mood of the Internet, it did more than just create a cool integrated online and offline campaign – it set in motion a fundamental rethink of how Mars reaches specific audiences.

CMO50 2016 #26-50: Melina Cruickshank

Since she took on the combined role of chief editorial and marketing officer at Domain in 2014, the core of Melina Cruickshank’s strategy has been informed by four major areas: Data-driven decision making, editorial content, audience-oriented marketing and mobile-first thinking.

CMO50 2016: #25: Michael Laxton

Over the past 18 months, Fairfax’s Michael Laxton has worked to realigned business processes to ensure the media owner’s end customer – its audience – is at the centre of all activity programs.

CMO50 2016 #26-50: John Moore, Bupa A/NZ

There’s a holistic change going on at Bupa to focus on customers’ health and care needs. “We’ve really seen a shift in our strategy over the last 12 months to position Bupa as a leader in health and care and to be loved by our customers,” marketing director, John Moore, says.

Digital Marketing

Getting your brand ready for augmented reality

In the past year, there’s been an augmented reality explosion as more brands embrace the technology offerings to boost customer engagement and create a buzz around their products.

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Taking performance cues from east Asian markets

As the ‘Asian century’ becomes ever more prevalent and the Fourth Industrial Revolution gathers speed, marketers are having to surf a tidal wave of creative destruction. The choice is stark: Embrace change, or resign yourself to a Darwinian fate.

Dr Chris Baumann

Associate professor, Macquarie University

Searching for social and marketing data

Many marketers, agencies - and everyone in between - get caught up on bubble references and data points. They’ll use Facebook best practice as the only best practice for Facebook executions and only consider metrics and responses of the one channel they’re expected to deliver on.

Isaac Lai

Connections strategy lead, VMLY&R Sydney

Why Australia needs more leaders

A few weeks ago, our Prime Minister, Scott Morrison took it upon himself to tell companies and their CEOs where to go when it came to societal issues. It wasn’t an organisation’s place to get involved. Instead, he said it should be left to governments to solve societies challenges.

Dan Banyard

Managing director, Edentify

Congratulations! So good to see a business turnaround with a good omni channel email lead strategy.Antanthonyidle.com

Anthony Idle

How Total Tools overhauled its omnichannel marketing

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Well, you can always improve your service. Your customers will appreciate your efforts.

Mike Thompson

Report: Australian customer experience good but not great

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How data is driving the customers of a lifetime for BaubleBar

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Informative blog. Xero is a well-known revolutionized accounting software, specifically developed to provide best User Experience and mak...

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Xero evolves to fit a changing marketplace

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Jennifer Metcalfe

Food for Thought: How can brands show diversity in an authentic way?

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