Marketing Strategy

Customer Experience Management

COVID-19 effect: Putting the customer into the pivot

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, many businesses are looking to pivot to digital, but now more than ever they must put the customer first. That’s the advice from GoDaddy director of marketing, Suzanne Mitchell, who told CMO it’s about being able to connect with customers and be there for them during this time.

Digital Marketing

New HBF campaign promotes positive COVID-19 message

HBF, WA’s largest not-for-profit health fund, has launched a new campaign with the theme ‘Everything’s gonna be alright’ in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic. The fund said it wanted to raise the spirits of the local community and honour those at home as well as the health community during this time.

Leadership

Editorial: Prototyping in public

It was a comment made by Cancer Council’s Adelaide Thompson which finally prompted me to pen this piece on brands and marketers giving it a go in the face of COVID-19.

Leadership

JCDecaux to offer ADMA WFH Marketing Masterclass

Out-of-home media company, JCDecaux, is offering its media agency and advertiser partners access to the ADMA (Association of Data-driven Marketing and Advertising) WFH Marketing Masterclass with renowned marketing educator Mark Ritson.

Leadership

Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: Tyron Hayes

​The current global COVID-19 pandemic is resulting in unprecedented disruption to every aspect of our lives as marketing and brand professionals, from the ways we work, to how our organisations operate, and the way in which we acquire and engage customers. So we’ve drawn on our wonderful CMO50 alumni community to explore different aspects of the crisis facing all of us right now.

Leadership

Conversations over a cuppa with CMO: Jeremy Nicholas, Telstra CMO

​The current global COVID-19 pandemic is resulting in unprecedented disruption to every aspect of our lives as marketing and brand professionals, from the ways we work, to how our organisations operate, and the way in which we acquire and engage customers. So we’ve drawn on our wonderful CMO50 alumni community to explore different aspects of the crisis facing all of us right now. In our first episode, we catch up with Telstra chief marketing officer, Jeremy Nicholas, on how he's helping the telco navigate the crisis and meet customer demand.

Digital Marketing

A global B2B marketer’s take on coping with the COVID-19 crisis

B2B marketers must adapt to the shifting sands the COVID-19 crisis has presented them by shifting the brand message from one of product and service capability to one of how they’re helping the community solve an immediate pain point. Unfortunately, too many are still pushing sales or self-serving messages.

Digital Marketing

Report: Digital trust has a long way to go

In the wake of increased digital marketing following mandatory isolation, new research shows six in 10 consumers are less inclined to use a product if their data is used for any purpose.

Strategy

Chatime's CMO on customer loyalty and turning marketing on its head in the COVID-19 crisis

It’s a situation many brand marketers want to get to: A healthy and highly engaged customer loyalty program delivering potentially millions in sales and value to business and customers alike. And for iced bubble tea franchise outlet, Chatime, efforts to deliver just that will not only help build long-term brand equity, but provide some tools to help cope with the current COVID-19 crisis.

Digital Marketing

What Earth Hour had to do to cope with COVID-19 lockdown

“Prototyping in public” is how Earth Hour’s head of marketing, Marion Joyce, describes her team’s efforts to create and launch the first-ever digital livestream event just a week before the big lights-out on 28 March.

Leadership

Leadership tips for helping women CMOs getting ahead

In the wake of International Women’s Day, there was a lot of talk about how women need to forge ahead in their careers. CMO had the opportunity to talk to a number of marketers about how they got ahead in their careers and the top lessons they learnt along the way - lessons to benefit all those looking to make their careers in marketing.

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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

Creating a culture club builds ownership of teamwork

Workplace cultures are the sum of everyone’s beliefs, behaviours, attitudes and skills. This means that no single person is responsible for culture, it belongs to the team.

Colin D Ellis

Culture change expert, author

A Brand for social justice

In 2020, brands did something they’d never done before: They spoke up about race.

Dipanjan Chatterjee and Xiaofeng Wang

VP and principal analyst and senior analyst, Forrester

Determining our Humanity

‘Business as unusual’ is a term my organisation has adopted to describe the professional aftermath of COVID-19 and the rest of the tragic events this year. Social distancing, perspex screens at counters and masks in all manner of situations have introduced us to a world we were never familiar with. But, as we keep being reminded, this is the new normal. This is the world we created. Yet we also have the opportunity to create something else.

Katja Forbes

Managing director of Designit, Australia and New Zealand

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