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How to apply startup marketing thinking to all organisations

The CMO of tech startup, Silver Peak, has been lucky enough to be one of those few with a long career in marketing, and as such, has seen its evolution from using transparencies on projectors, to being data-driven and targeted.

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How Hydralyte made the case to shift to digital and social media

It’s a business objective many FCMG and B2C brands will be all-too- familiar with: How to increase sales and household penetration of products. For Care Pharmaceuticals head of marketing A/NZ, Daniela Fra, this was the catalyst for what became an ambitious shift of Hydralyte’s advertising away from TV and above-the-line to a digital-first media strategy and approach.

Digital Marketing

Why smoothfm has switched up personalities and undertaken a rebrand

One of the most iconic TVCs from radio stations in recent years would have to be the smoothfm ad featuring Michael Buble. The ad, along with the station’s niche targeting, helped propel it to the number one FM station in Sydney and number two in Melbourne.

Leadership

Why it's time for brands to abandon negative messaging

At a time of increased competition in almost every industry, getting messaging cut through has never been more important. And yet, as marketers increasingly personalise and try to engage with targeting, the consumer has never been more zoned out.

Leadership

5 ways for CMOs to win over the CFO

There’s no doubt marketers are facing a critical commercial crisis and must get better at selling the business value they create, IPA UK consultant and principle of Cassidy Media Partnership, Fran Cassidy, says.

Leadership

What this millennial marketer is doing to shake up conveyancing

A marketer who switched from British American Tobacco to a property conveyancing law firm isn’t someone you come across every day. But for Ladybird Conveyancing sales and marketing manager, Mikala Fair, it’s an example of how marketing skills can transcend industries – and how to be pushed out of your comfort zone.

Digital Marketing

Alibaba Group CMO talks Olympics, globalisation and innovation

Being the CMO for CMOs and showcasing Alibaba’s technology innovations to the world dominate the marketing strategy of its CMO, Chris Tung. And he sees the group’s 12-year partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a key way of achieving both aims.

Digital Marketing

Tourism gears up for fresh campaigning as Government pledges $76 million in the wake of Australian bushfires

Australia’s bushfire ravaged tourism industry is receiving some much-needed financial support to start the road to recovery, with the Government pledging $76 million in a recovery package for the tourism and hospitality businesses and towns affected by this summer’s bushfires. And South Australia is leading the way with its just launched tourism campaign to encourage visitors back to Kangaroo Island in the wake of the fires this summer.

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Blog Posts

How the CMO can get the board on the customer’s side

For some CMOs, it’s easy to feel alone in the undying quest to better serve the customer. At times, it feels like the marketing department and the boards are speaking a different language, with one side trying to serve the customer, and the other side more focused on the shareholders and financials.

Jeff Cooper

CMO and board, Business Excellence Australia

The Secret Ingredients of a CX-Led Company Culture

When I talk to organisations around the world about their customer experience strategy, it is often the CMOs and their marketing teams who take the lead. They’re keen to improve the ways they attract and engage customers, and they want to understand the technologies that can help them make their customer experience truly outstanding.

Steven van Belleghem

Author, CX expert

The Future Of Social Is Joyful, Pass It On

2019 was a horror year for social media. But in 2020 something different emerged that has shifted the tone, format and intent of the medium. A new social vibe born out of the pandemic and fuelled by the emergence of a platform tailor made for the next generation of consumers.

Dan Young

Managing director, Pulse

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