Influencer Marketing

Digital Marketing

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.

Digital Marketing

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.

Digital Marketing

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.

Social Media

​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.

Social Media

How to engage in influencer marketing

Social media and digital interaction have handed brands exponential opportunity to target and interact with individuals in a relevant way. They’ve also opened up a new avenue of third-party content creation and engagement that’s gaining attention – for both the right and wrong reasons.

Social Media

Why word-of-mouth marketing is driving purchasing decisions

Word-of-mouth marketing is responsible for up to 50 per cent of all purchase decisions and should be an increasingly important part of a marketer’s on and offline brand approach, global word-of-mouth (WOM) marketing expert, Geno Church, claims.

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State of the CMO 2018

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What the modern gig economy is doing to customer experience

Most marketing theory was established in the context of stable employment relationships. From front-line staff to marketing strategists and brand managers, employees generally enjoyed job security with classic benefits such as superannuation plans, stable income streams, employment rights, training, sabbaticals and long-service leave.

Dr Chris Baumann

Associate professor, Macquarie University

The new data hierarchy

We are all digital lab rats spewing treasure troves of personal data wherever we go.

Gerry Murray

Research director, marketing and sales technology services, IDC

When marketing a business, we can learn a lot from neuroscience

In 2015, a study at MIT suggested an algorithm could predict someone’s behaviour faster and more reliably than humans can.

Michael Jenkins

Founder and director, Shout agency

Because you are missing the point of the term "disruption"

Sean

Uber for the truckies: How one Aussie startup is disrupting the freight industry

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Unilever CMO threatens Facebook, Google with digital advertising boycott

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Alex Atmavan

Rethinking gamification in marketing

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Former Virgin Mobile CMO and CEO joins oOh! as first customer chief

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C-suite perspectives: How Ray White's executive perceive marketing's role today

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