David Wesson

ADVERTISING & MARKETING  One of the big buzzwords of the last decade has been "Mobile First" apps like Instagram (quickly bought by Facebook for $1b) didn't even launch a website. In a Presentation last week at Social Media Week London Facebook explained why they have now moved beyond thinking about mobile first to concentrating on being "Video First".
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Anne-Marina Dickson

ADVERTISING & MARKETING  At Facebook's Developer Conference earlier last month, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that some updates were afoot. Here, I look at how these changes will impact publishers, real estate companies and small to medium sized businesses.
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John Lynch

TECHNOLOGY  The picture of the snake eating its own tail sprang to mind when talking to a taxi driver today. I was using Lyft a ride-hailing services, to get to work. Jimmy our Taxi driver (I was sharing with a stranger), had his mobile phone front and center and every time we stopped i noticed he as flitting between, Waze (planning the best route) then over to Uber and back to Lyft (planning his next pickup)
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David Wesson

ADVERTISING & MARKETING  In this opinion piece, director of Evolve Social Australia David Wesson takes you through five ways the new era of social location marketing can help event organisers and retailers create more relevant brand experiences to shape the consumer journey.
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David Wesson

ADVERTISING & MARKETING  With a rise in numbers on Instagram to over 5 million monthly users in Australia and rates of engagement 18 times that of Facebook, Instagram has become an avenue more and more Australian brands are participating on and looking to help sell goods and services. However, the challenges that brands face participating on the platform is how do they convert their followers and engagement into sales?
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Emily Waddell

SOCIAL MEDIA  If you dont use Twitter personally, you shouldnt be running one professionally. That might sound harsh but if you were a professional singer people would expect you to listen to music in your spare time! So likewise, if you have no passion or interest in social media get out now as the first rule in social media is that people recognise passion and can spot fakes a mile off.
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John Lynch

VIDEO  You can skip this ad in 5 seconds! A statement that sums up the reality of our great leap forward in advertising over the last decade. 10 years ago we were talking about the death of intrusive advertising, it was to be 'single customer conversations' not mass consumer broadcasting. The promise of digital and particular data was going to make all ads 100% relevant. So what happened?
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Peter Connor

SOCIAL MEDIA  This article/talk is written to help business who have a product that their target market really is not knocking down the door to get at. The talk was designed to teach busy bootstrapped companies on how to market a product that might not be the easiest to market.
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John Lynch

INDUSTRY TALK  I finished Blue Ocean Strategy a few months ago and only now getting around to writing a review, however in that time I must have recommended it to 10 people in the ad-tech industry. Why? Read on
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John Lynch

INDUSTRY TALK  Five years ago an art director colleague stated to a developer, "the biggest problem with marketing agencies is everyone is a f$£*%g creative expert". This was in response to unsolicited 'creative' suggestion the 'developer' had made. The art directors statement received tacit approval among the senior management at the table, a reaction i suspect would be shared in many agencies. Big Mistake!
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John Lynch

INDUSTRY TALK  We Are Social's new APAC 2015 report - published in partnership with The IAB in Singapore - offers internet, social media and mobile usage statistics covering 59 countries around the Asia-Pacific region. It contains more than 300 infographics, including refreshed global snapshots, rich regional overviews, and in-depth digital profiles of 30 of APAC's key economies.
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John Lynch

TECHNOLOGY  I received my new Apple Watch last week, as always with Apple, beautifuly packaged and I opened it with the reverence I reserve for Apple products. I laid the bits out and was first struck by the cleverly designed plug which was a little box, but with a flick, hey presto a standard UK plug. Genius, good start, what's next I thought....
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John Lynch

INDUSTRY TALK  What do you do in the digital age if service is your strongest selling point? The irrepressible march of the machine is already locked into the 'service industries'. We expect to bank, shop, book holidays etc. and seem content to cut out the human interaction. Even ordering a taxi today (via Uber) can be done without talking to anyone. Where will this take us and our idea of customer service?
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John Lynch

INDUSTRY TALK  Some great long term growth statistics. KPCB's Mary Meeker presents the 2015 Internet Trends report, 20 years after the inaugural 'The Internet Report' was first published in 1995. Since then, the number of Internet users has risen from 35 million in 1995 to more than 2.8 billion today.
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David Wesson

ADVERTISING & MARKETING  Quite literally over the past 72 hours whilst on Periscope I have seen the Cherry blossom in Tokyo, had a guided tour of the mission district in San Francisco, been clubbing in Las Vegas and learnt how to render things in Virtual Reality and i can't wait to find out what is next!
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John Lynch

ADVERTISING & MARKETING  There is no one-size-fits-all content marketing template as how many channels and in what format you need to document your strategy is unique to your business. However before you enthusiastically start pumping out reams of content, my advice is to map out a basic strategy and below is a guide compiled from reading many different approaches.
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John Lynch

TECHNOLOGY  Love them or loath them, Uber has done one thing, it has shown that it understands that convenience is not just about saving physical effort and time, but about saving mental time and effort. This is the emerging disruption category of 'convenience tech' and the Uberfication of everything.
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John Lynch

ADVERTISING & MARKETING  The recent Consumer Electronic Show (CES) at Las Vegas, Nevada saw several automakers reimagine the future of personal transportation. From driverless cars to gesturebased interfaces to new business models that would not have been possible a decade ago.
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John Lynch

SOCIAL MEDIA  New report covers internet, social media and mobile usage statistics from all over the world. It contains more than 350 infographics, including global snapshots, regional overviews, and in-depth profiles of 30 of the world's largest economies. For a more insightful analysis of these numbers, please visit http://bit.ly/SDMW2015
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John Lynch

ADVERTISING & MARKETING  Content marketing is still in its infancy, however as with social media before, its just beginning to poke its little head out of the safe world of harmless early-adopter type stuff to being a widely accepted and vindicated marketing practice. Consequently, as it becomes more pervasive, and gets more budget, conversation turns from "Ohhh, this is exciting" to the thorny question of ROI.
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