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Wednesday, 31 October 2018 08:20

What to look for in a marketing consultant

When it comes to employee appraisals, it is important for the appraisee to look at industry standards, benchmarking and peer group feedback. It's not just managers that know what is happening on the floor and numbers are can never truly reflect an employees contribution to an organisation.
Published in Marketing
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 16:21

5 Hacks every marketer should know

Every marketer has tricks up their sleeve. If they didn't, they are not trying hard enough. Having been a marketing consultant for many years, I have had the pleasure of rolling up my sleeve and showing the world (well, mostly people in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney) how they too can use some of the tricks of the trade to accelerate their marketing reach.
Published in Marketing
Every top-notch marketer knows that they as good as they may be, they will never know it all. It's impossible. Marketing is changing every day. Reading sentiment of target markets change rapidly. What is good today, may not be good tomorrow and so on.

But there is a list of things that brilliant marketers do that really make them standout from the the rest.
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When a problem arises in business, there are many ways to tackle it. When it keeps happening, that's when you need to take stock and re-think what you are doing. That's what one company did and the results were astounding.
Published in Marketing
Friday, 17 August 2018 11:17

$1,000,000 - Amateur move

I'm sitting at the airport about to hop on my next plane. I dress the same way every flight for comfort; a Nike pant, Armani knit, Nike shoes and jewellery. I wear a scarf to lift the outfit just in case my luggage goes missing at the other end, and I always pack a pair of heels in my hand luggage. I am ready.
Published in Entrepreneurship
We have the most amazing marketing internship program, and the biggest benefit for us is the privilege to see people grow in confidence and capabilities. The fact that after an internship they should be able to go out into the world and add value to any entry-based marketing position, is something that we are extremely proud of.
Published in Marketing
Just when I thought I was getting comfortable with millennials, I have been bombarded with a new type of marketer in the office.
Published in Marketing
Everyone is busy doing budgets for the next financial year, and setting sales forecasts, while marketers are frantically trying to ensure that marketing strategies are in line with the results that management are looking for. What is most important is the ability for companies to read the market, understand what customer want, and easily communicate why they should choose a particular company over another.

Marketing Eye is fine-tuning our 2018/19 marketing strategy for Australia, ensuring that we don't just focus on Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Townsville, but also other States in Australia with a firm goal of opening offices in Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and New Zealand.
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I'm embarassed to say that I have let down my readers because I have been so busy working on innovation and developing the Marketing Eye business, that I haven't had a minute to scratch myself. I don't think that I have ever taken so long to write a marketing blog in the entire history of Marketing Eye, and I've missed it as much as you may have.
Published in Marketing
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 09:27

Replacing the conventional agency model

There was once a real reason why big agencies had such a stronghold on anyone serious about marketing their company - but somehow that has fast become something of the past.

When I started out in agency world, it was the big brand agencies who every company wanted looking after their brands. Fast track 20 odd years, and now it's the small agencies and startups that are completely disrupting the market.
Published in Marketing
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