The people who build a tribe

I am doing a fair bit of work around tribes at the moment. The need to belong to one, or several, is vital to the human experience. The need to create one as a marketer is paramount – to find a group of people who will give you permission to talk with them is a […]

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I choose rugby. Independently.

So your dad played rugby? Nope. Your brother? No, I chose rugby for me (among 3 other sports – cricket, V8s and Formula 1 also make the list). What’s your club? Sunnybank – I have been a supporter for more than 20 years. I remember standing in a crowd of excited 7 and 8 year […]

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Questions for marketers – are you both micro-iterating and innovating?

The balance between the big stuff and the little stuff is a tightrope marketers walk everyday. Innovation through large, new projects. The sexy stuff – digital transformation, whole of lifecycle review, new communication platforms. Micro-iteration through constant and infinitesimal improvements. The small stuff – multivariate testing of SEM ads, A/B testing of landing [...]

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Data.  Big deal?  Or no deal?

We are in the era of big data, absolutely. Everything we do, click, view (and seemingly think) is captured in databases that are so much bigger than the first computer. There are copious articles on big data and the benefits and risks of using, giving and storing this data.  To companies, and their marketing departments, […]

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So what exactly do you do?

Marketing is a moving feast. And a bit of a beast. What some people categorise as marketing other people scoff at. What was marketing 10 years ago in some instances no longer exists. What will be marketing in 10 months doesn’t yet exist. I don’t define marketing as the technology that supports it but the […]

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