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Internal marketing – what it is and why it’s important

Internal marketing – what it is and why it’s important

As a general rule, happy staff internally equals happy customers externally. That’s the purpose of an internal marketing function. You may know it as internal branding or even internal communications, but the practice is largely the same = keeping staff informed and up-to-date with what’s…

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11 reasons people love lists

11 reasons people love lists

In a world of unlimited information that is easy to access anytime, anywhere in a matter of mouse clicks it’s no wonder we need lists to simplify and quantify the major highlights of our chosen subject. Top 10 restaurants, Best Laptops under $X, 4 places…

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6 Marketing Trends in 2017

6 Marketing Trends in 2017

Wouldn’t it be great if we could predict the future? The only thing that we for certain can predict is that the future is unpredictable and even so we can’t help speculate and guess what will be the next big thing. Here are 6 marketing…

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Media monitoring and why your business needs it

Media monitoring and why your business needs it

It’s just about impossible to follow every mention of your business in the media these days. Why? Because the ‘media’ as we know it, is a growing number of public channels available for all to see 24/7 worldwide. It sounds daunting because it is! Setting…

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Why brand consistency is critical

Why brand consistency is critical

I can understand how you might find a marketer’s white knuckled commitment to brand consistency kind of annoying. I mean, what is the big deal? Anyone would think it was a ‘life and death’ issue when you hear marketers say things like: ‘No, there’s no…

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Getting to know who your customers (really) are

Getting to know who your customers (really) are

When you ask clients who their customers are, more often than not, they’ll say something along the lines of ‘we have a growing and diverse mix of customers’ or ‘our customers are represented across many different segments, there’s no typical customer for us’. The problem…

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Four reasons to choose an independent marketing agency over a big corporate

Four reasons to choose an independent marketing agency over a big corporate

The people upstairs approved your marketing budget, your team is clear on campaign objectives and your pitch brief is ready to roll. Now it’s time to create a shortlist of agencies to pitch for the work and get things moving. You’ve only ever engaged corporate…

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3 simple ways to start having more conversations with your customers

3 simple ways to start having more conversations with your customers

Do we ever really know what our customers are thinking? If your answer is yes, my guess is you invest a tonne of money in ongoing market research – both online and offline to stay on top of changing customer behaviours, expectations and perceptions. Or,…

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Content Marketing – what it is and why you need it

Content Marketing – what it is and why you need it

Content marketing is pretty much what it sounds like right? Using content to market your business. But isn’t that what we’ve been doing? But what is content exactly? And where do you ‘market’ it? Answering these questions depends on a couple of things – who…

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7 tips for improving Facebook engagement

7 tips for improving Facebook engagement

Still ranked as the number 1 social media platform, Facebook has amassed 1.7 billion monthly users with 15 million users in Australia alone. By now, it’s more than likely you have a Facebook page for your business but you might be wondering whether it’s actually…

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