Influencer Marketing

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Explainer: What are deepfakes?

​Have you seen the video with US speaker Nancy Pelosi appearing to be drunk and slurring her words? Or perhaps you’ve seen the one with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg joking about knowing the public’s secrets? Or the videos of Rasputin singing Beyonce, Andy Warhol eating a Burger King burger or Salvadore Dali being brought back to life? In 2018, Barack Obama warned in a video about enemies making it look like anyone is saying anything at any time.

Millennial influencers the pick for new NT Tourism campaign

Tourism NT is looking to connect directly with millennials through its latest social media marketing campaign that will feature a group of seven social media influencers including travel bloggers and content creators on a trip around the Territory. The influencers will provide owned content for Tourism NT including images, videos and travel articles. Tourism NT has also engaged Facebook, Pedestrian TV, Spotify and YouTube to reach the millennial market.

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Unilever, GE and Twitter top world’s most influential CMOs

Unilever CMO, Keith Weed, has been crowned the world’s most influential CMO, followed by GE’s Linda Boff and Twitter’s Leslie Berland, all key figures driving transformational change within and outside their organisations.

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CMOs take note: Internet users surpass four billion globally

With 80 per cent of Australians spend more time on the Internet than they do watching television, CMOs must look beyond traditional channels and harness online if they are not to be left behind by an increasingly connected and digitalised consumer.

Digital Marketing

Will influencers be more than just ‘guns for hire’ in 2018?

Marketers need to rethink influence marketing in the new year if they want better marketing outcomes and more authentic experiences, otherwise they run the risk of wasting money on simply a ‘gun for hire’, several experts agree.

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Blockchain pitched as answer to influencer marketing management

Blockchain is rapidly capturing the imagination of the business community, exploding beyond its origins underpinning Bitcoin to become the proposed solution to all manner of transaction-based processes. Now one entrepreneur is planning on using it as the basis for a service that will connect businesses seeking promotional and affiliation services with influencers.

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​Are the Wild West days of influencer collaboration over?

The rapid rise of the social influencer has given brands new and exciting ways to get noticed by customers, and while experts welcome the recent AANA rules, which push brands to disclose they are collaborating with social influencers on sponsored posts, many think more needs to be done.

Social Media

Marketers debate what word of mouth marketing means in the digital age

A recent report from Nielsen revealed 92 per cent of consumers trust recommendations from friends and family over all forms of advertising. But while everyone now understands the power of word-of-mouth marketing (WOMM), what does it really mean in today’s digital age?

Social Media

Why Open Colleges, Virgin Mobile are backing a new tool for brand advocacy

Personal recommendations have long been perceived as one of the most persuasive forms of marketing, especially when they are delivered by trusted parties such as friends and family. But despite social media’s ability to connect individuals, it has not proven effective in harnessing recommendations for brands.

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Does your brand need a personality review?

There are five tell-tale signs your brand needs to take a long hard look at itself.

Charlie Rose

Senior Strategy Consultant, Principals

How to create profitable pricing

How do we price goods and services? As business leaders, we have asked ourselves this question since the history of trading.

Lee Naylor

Managing partner, The Leading Edge

Sport and sponsorship: The value of event sponsorship

Australia’s cricketers captured the nation’s attention during their recent run to the semi-final of the ICC Men’s World Cup. While the tournament ultimately ended in defeat, for over a month it provoked a sense of belonging, hope and empowerment for millions of people across Australia. Cricket, and sport in general, has a near-unique ability to empower individuals, irrelevant of their background, demographic or nationality.

Nikhil Arora

Vice-president and managing director, GoDaddy India

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David Freeman

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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Hi Harry, thank you for pointing this out I can confidently say both these bottles are in transition away from PET as we continue to impr...

David Freeman

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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I’m confused. He has a giant 2l hard plastic bottle in Coles and his pink bottle is also in plastic??

Harry

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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Great message from an Aussie company about sustainable business practices, particularly packaging. Wish more businesses would think more ...

Krisy

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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Well, I wish we could change the situation. But I am not sure it's possible.

Patricia Miller

Does social media make astroturfing acceptable?

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