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2019 trends that will make waves in Marketing

Trends tend to come and go throughout the years, but one thing is for sure they all have a large impact and influence on the entirety of the marketing world. The introduction of new marketing tools and resources has led to a heightened level of customers’ expectations and overall brand experience.

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3 of the best Marketing Podcasts

Podcasts are somewhat of a new concept for all of us. A rich ecosystem of the audio land, a new line, and platform of interaction, connection, and information where we as consumers (and marketers) can enhance our knowledge and fill in our spare time. From past encounters and experiences, there is this constant connotation of Podcasts as being ‘boring’ or ‘dull’.

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The Marketing world introduces a new player to the team

I’ve never really understood the Super Bowl. You know the big football game in America that practically stops a nation. Where 103 million people around the world watch men run around on a field chasing a ball, experiencing the atmosphere of the half time show entertainment and eating greased up though incredibly delicious food. This is one of the most exciting times of year for Marketers all across the world, they shed blood, sweat and tears for their pride and joy (their businesses) to be featured on the Super Bowl commercial breaks and at all be featured on TV some way or another.  

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My Experience Interning at Marketing Eye

After two months of interning at the Melbourne office of Marketing Eye I feel like time has gone too quickly.

Internships seem like this tiresome task that university students need to do to boost their CVs, but I can honestly say I’m going to miss everyone there and am sad to leave. I really didn’t know what to expect when I started. I didn’t know what work I would be assigned or what the people would be like, but I was pleasantly surprised to say the least.

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SMS Marketing: An Invasion or extremely effective?

You either love it or you hate it! SMS Marketing has seen a large boom in the last couple of years due to the increased utilisation and strong attachment we now have with our digital hand bricks, also known as our phones. Wherever we enter our mobile number into, whether that’s buying a pair of shoes online and adding your phone number in to the contact information or being scraped from a data base and sent numerous marketing SMS messages. No mobile number is safe in this day and age.

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Marketing campaigns that made us laugh, cry and amazed

So, the party has unfortunately ended for 2018, but now is the perfect time for future planning and creative forward thinking to kick some marketing goals in 2019. Though before we do, I wanted to look back at the last couple of years and take some time to reflect on what marketing strategies really hit the mark and caused a stir for both consumers and the business sphere. 

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Female entrepreneurs redefining what it means to do business

We live in a society of constantly changing perceptions, opinions, and beliefs. But one things for sure, female entrepreneurs are here to stay, and they're making a greater impact on our overarching society and the business world more than we probably think. From new mummy's building mini-empires from the comfort of their own homes to the young tech-savvy generation z's creating a dream-like reality around their greatest passions and developing millions upon millions of followers.

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Marketing to the new wave of Gen Z

When a new generation comes about, marketers are faced with a constant challenge of reaching, engaging and connecting with this audience. It estimated in 2020 generation Z will accommodate for 40% of total consumers, becoming one of the most powerful consumer force in the market. Now that’s one scary thought! 

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It’s a world full of Influencers

Who would have thought a decade or two ago that thousands of people would be making millions and even billions of dollars from posting flawless pictures that promote and enhance brands on their own personal social media accounts? It has significantly sculpted the way in which we conduct and involve our consumers in business. It makes me wonder whether this will be an increasing successful marketing platform that will see skyrocket into more success and opportunities for brands in the future or is time running out for digital influencers? 

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Balancing privacy and personalisation in Marketing

As a society and individual's, we feel ever so inclined to express and share our own personalised content with the world. There is a cloud of pressure to display such intimate details to the encapsulating world of social media and its digital spaces. We have built and created a culture where we live to document our every move and moment rather than just living them, in their present form.

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Case Studies: Short Stories of the Marketing World

When marketing a product or service, traditional brochures or collateral just won’t cut it. Why? Because consumers aren’t interested in reading about what you’re selling. They want to hear about why they should purchase, or how a product or service has been implemented successfully. They want to listen to stories. This is why case studies are invaluable in educating customers and increasing conversions.
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Boost Your Marketing with Online Reviews

Consumers control the new age of marketing. They are better informed than ever, thus it is more important than ever to harness the power of review sites in your marketing strategy. The majority of customers read online reviews before deciding on a purchase and if you’re not listing your business on review sites, then you might as well be leaving money on the table.

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