With the proliferation of agencies in New Zealand, Paul Catmur muses over what makes the perfect partner.
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Regan Savage reckons there might be something modern brands can learn from the evolution of one of pop culture’s most enduring characters.
Mango Communications' Noeline van den Berg takes a look at the importance of impactful real-world experiences during a time of brand clutter.
It was 10 April, 2018. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook appeared in front of the United States Congress to talk data, privacy and how we should police the internet. 44 senators asked tough questions around privacy policies, business models and consumer protection. Zuckerburg answered honestly and robustly, facing up to criticism, owning up to failures, arguing for net neutrality and outlining plans to “do better”. For a nerd like me, it was fascinating. But what will it actually mean?
Brand Spanking director and creative strategist Mark Pickering and Z Energy creative technologist Spencer Willis wrap up their SXSW experience with what's on the rise, what was impressive, things that need to stop and things marketers need to do more of.
In the wake of Facebook's News Feed changes, SMK's executive director of programming James Fitzgerald shares his advice for marketers.
Listen: Airbnb user design experience manager Jenny Arden on design building trust, design-thinking and designer-founders
Is your brand littering the internet? Michael Goldthorpe shares some thoughts on volume, compelling creative and authenticity.
True's head of strategy and planning, Janisa Parag, outlines four cultural currents from SXSW she believes will drive change in our market today.
Matt West and the EightyOne team headed to SXSW with some of the Dot Loves Data folk and on return, they've put together their top five picks for rising, impressive and debatable trends as well as advice for what New Zealand marketers need to start doing.
Brand Spanking director and creative strategist Mark Pickering shares his experience at SXSW, what he's learned from sessions and seminars, as well as the people he's met. To round off the week, he and Z Energy creative technologist Spencer Willis share five takeaways.
Whether you’re a suburban travel agent, a plumber or a hairdresser, customers now expect the same convenient and instant service they enjoy and expect from world-famous online stores and more local household brands. Xero executive general manager of customer success Nigel Piper takes a look at how small business owners can keep up.
Dallas Gurney looks at three developments in the next wave of content marketing, and how they can make an impact.
Our love affairs with brands start early, and will forever be tied to key moments in life, but can they endure asks Nick Sampson.
On International Women's Day, Ngaire Crawford takes on gender parity and the treatment of women in the media.
Colleen Ryan takes on diversity in marketing and communications and effective communication with women as employees, as customers and as shareholders.