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What Zappos is doing to personalise customer experience and services

Few companies of the digital era are as synonymous with the concept of great customer service as Zappos. Continuing to keep customers happy is a key focus for the group’s head of customer research, Alex Genov, who is speaking at the forthcoming CX Innovation & Tech Fest in Melbourne.

CMO50 2017 #26-50: Nick Hickford

Nick Hickford’s proudest moment in the past 12 months has been having the Bulla Dairy Foods leadership team presenting the success of its ‘Unfakeable’ campaign to the board.

CMO50 2017 #26-50: Paul Connell

Unilever’s Paul Connell calls it his “top five” list for modern marketing. And it’s what guides him as the GM and marketing chief of homecare in A/NZ.

Digital Marketing

Dropbox CMO shares the motivations for the biggest brand changes in 10 years

Dropbox has unleashed the biggest change to the company’s brand in its 10-year history, and global CMO Carolyn Feinstein is banking the bold repositioning will help eliminate the “grind and mania” that modern workers face and deliver a more ‘collaborative’ work environment.

Customer Experience Management

​Tackling the customer feedback data minefield

A voice of the customer (VoC) program can be a powerful way marketers can collect customer feedback, mine that feedback for insights, and then incorporate those insights into business decisions - but what happens when there’s just too much data to manage?

CMO roundtable: Customer engagement and building the new marketing remit

The rise of connected, ever-more knowledgeable customers has changed the very nature of modern marketing. In our first New Zealand roundtable, CMO and our event sponsor, Microsoft, brought local marketers and digital leaders together to debate customer-centric marketing, the challenges in orchestrating customer-led change within organisations, and increasingly, how marketing is taking a leading role in product innovation.

Digital Marketing

How data is driving the customers of a lifetime for BaubleBar

Building repeat customers is a big challenge for every retailer, particularly given the ease of sourcing products digitally today. But thanks to a commitment to customer lifetime value, data smarts and some savvy digital marketing, it’s something US-based fashion jewellery retailer, BaubleBar, has firmly in its sights.

Leadership

How Flight Centre is mapping out a new kind of customer journey

It’s the destination every brand wants to reach: Personalised customer engagement. And at Flight Centre, the ticket is booked and the trip well underway thanks to investments in customer journey mapping, marketing resources, content delivery and omni-channel retailing.

Digital Marketing

A new kind of solicitude: Co-creation with customers

Social media and digital have not only changed the way customers perceive brands, they’ve also changed the way brands perceive the input of their customers. Brad Howarth reports on the rise of co-creation and how it’s transforming innovation

Featured Whitepapers

State of the CMO 2020

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Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: Microsoft's Pip Arthur

​In this latest episode of our conversations over a cuppa with CMO, we catch up with the delightful Pip Arthur, Microsoft Australia's chief marketing officer and communications director, to talk about thinking differently, delivering on B2B connection in the crisis, brand purpose and marketing transformation.

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Blog Posts

Highlights of 2020 deliver necessity for Circular Economies

The lessons emerging from a year like 2020 are what make the highlights, not necessarily what we gained. One of these is renewed emphasis on sustainability, and by this, I mean complete circular sustainability.

Katja Forbes

Managing director of Designit, Australia and New Zealand

Have customers really changed?

The past 12 months have been a confronting time for marketers, with each week seemingly bringing a new challenge. Some of the more notable impacts have been customer-centric, driven by shifting priorities, new consumption habits and expectation transfer.

Emilie Tan

Marketing strategist, Alpha Digital

Cultivating engaging content in Account-based Marketing (ABM)

ABM has been the buzzword in digital marketing for a while now, but I feel many companies are yet to really harness its power. The most important elements of ABM are to: Identify the right accounts; listen to these tracked accounts; and hyper-personalise your content to these accounts to truly engage them. It’s this third step where most companies struggle.

Joana Inch

Co-founder and head of digital, Hat Media Australia

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