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​Where Australian brands are up to in the voice journey

While consumer adoption of voice technology in Australia is booming, brands are lagging behind incorporating voice into their marketing strategies, seeing it as more of a novelty than as a viable branding tool. However, it is the brands that get on the front foot of voice which will have an advantage as the technology matures, experts say.

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Salmat selling its contact centre business for $53 million

​ASX-listed Salmat is selling its contact centre business to funds advised by Five V Capital in combination with the Probe Group for $53 million, in order to free up capital and resources to invest in its Marketing Solutions and MicroSourcing businesses. The sale is expected to be completed at the end of April.

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Report: Disconnect between marketers and consumers

​Despite marketers needing to become more data-driven, targeted, and analytical to prove their worth, a new report shows a significant disconnect between what Australian marketers are actually doing and what they should be doing.

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Salmat CEO looks for sales growth following restructure

Marketing services giant, Salmat, says it’s turning its attention from restructuring to sales growth over the coming year after reporting stronger underlying profits in its latest financial report.

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