As I woke up on January 1, 2021, at 4.59a.m. I could feel myself breathe a sigh of relief. Finally, it is a new day, in a new year, and everything that came before that moment no longer holds me or anyone else down.
Like many, 2020 was my second least favourite year, just marginally behind the year before where I said goodbye to my dog.
During the year, I struggled. I wasn’t alone, but at times I actually was, both physically and mentally. Like many entrepreneurs, I was challenged with not only my own life, but the lives of those around me.
Influencer marketing is on the rise, and with all the different and new social media platforms available to utilise and post on today, an influencer or ambassador may be the key to improving your brand reach and engagement.
Nurses Memorial Centre is a ‘living memorial’ to the heroism and sacrifice of Australian nurses who gave their life or spent years in Japanese prisoner-of-war camps during the Second World War. The major aim of the Centre is the advancement of the health of the community through the provision of education scholarships.
The Centre offers scholarships to all Australian nurses and midwives with a strong motivation to undertake postgraduate studies, enabling them to gain additional skills and experience that will benefit the broader health and wellbeing of the community. In a nutshell, the Centre endeavours to inspire nurses to lead with resilience, courage and determination.
Marketing Eye worked with the Centre to produce a marketing strategy that aligns its aims with its key messages. Engaging a marketing consultancy firm allowed the Centre to promote their cause by creating engaging email campaigns to spread their key messages and draw attention to their goals.
JESI is a trusted Australian software provider whose solutions tackle the issues created by a remote and geographically dispersed workforce. The Global Health Crisis in 2020 took this to another level when workers across Australia and the globe were forced to operate remotely from home. This tasked organisations with a new level of logistical difficulty, not only in assuring the safety of these employees working from home, but also in checking in and assessing the wellbeing of these people as well.
JESI’s software solutions responded quickly to the changes in global working arrangements. JESI’s technology allows for non-invasive and momentary responses to enhance communication between the different levels of a business.
JESI engaged Marketing Eye to leverage their world-leading technology and take their brand and its communications to the next level. With uncertainty in their future marketing, JESI and Marketing Eye first worked together to develop a marketing strategy of an industry-leading standard. This document would become the roadmap to the successful development and execution of an integrated marketing campaign, which would see JESI increase its brand perception.
With a proven product already on hand, the challenge for JESI was to get their message out there for more to hear. And with an insightful approach to marketing, that’s exactly what they did. Considered execution of public relations saw the company featured across an impressive variety of media platforms, which heightened both JESI’s brand awareness and brand perception. An eye for detail, engaging content marketing and responsive branding has led to JESI’s continued success and effective communication in their target market.
Minimalistic Magazine is a new start up, quarterly magazine focusing on interior design, architecture, and art. As part of the outsourced marketing efforts from Marketing Eye, they worked collaboratively to develop a branding strategy that included a name and logo. As part of the design element, the magazine layout and website were designed by Marketing Eye. In terms of consumer engagement, Marketing Eye has been developing media hits and the brand's social media, creating brand awareness.
Lucas’ PaPaw is a topical treatment for minor open wounds that helps to soothe and heal the skin. Its created from fresh papaya and made in Queensland Australia. Lucas’ Papaw needed a partner that could deliver a strong marketing and branding campaign, so we helped deliver a strategy to meet those needs. The efforts undertaken helped to leverage Lucas’ Papaw as the well-known brand it is today.
Marketing Eye delivered outsourced marketing services and created new taglines and strategies such as ‘it’s more than just a lip balm’ to help promote and boost their product.
We also developed the website and created relevant content such as print advertising materials and informative brochures. The marketing efforts invoked by Marketing Eye, helped Lucas’ Papaw to level up their marketing campaigns by developing a new tone of voice, which was emulated in the implemented marketing campaigns. These campaigns also created copious amounts of brand awareness through the unique and creative content we developed.
GP Graders is the leading suppliers of fresh produce grading, sorting and packing machinery. They provide turnkey solutions and a complete range of sorting and grading machinery. Marketing Eye has engaged in a long-standing partnership with GP Graders and provided them with a strong marketing strategy and solution. As part of this relationship, Marketing Eye has provided public relations activities with the creation of media releases sent to a range of key industry publications, resulting in strong brand awareness and new clients. GP Graders have been recipients of numerous industry awards. Marketing Eye provide public relation support by effectively submitting applications for GP Graders awards. The public relations activities undertaken by Marketing Eye has been a key aspect to generating authentic brand exposure for GP Graders.
To put it in context, I replied to a text message with: "Life has to have challenges and your feelings have to be hurt to be alive. I wouldn't change a thing."