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  A creative colleague once remarked to a developer who had the cheek to make a creative suggestion 'the problem with marketing agencies is that everyone is a #~$*%g marketing expert'. That statement received tacit approval among senior management at the time and arguably still does today in many companies. That's a problem...
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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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Anne-Marina Dickson

MOBILE  The buzzword of the past few months has been iBeacon. Everyone is talking about it and how to use it to increase user engagement and revenue, but just what is it?
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John Lynch

ADVERTISING & MARKETING  Oscar award-winning actor Kevin Spacey spoke to 2,600 marketers from 50 countries at Content Marketing World 2014, held September 8-11, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Spacey broke down the elements of a story: conflict, authenticity and audience during his 60-minute presentation. Closing Keynote Highlights. His 3 key tips on story telling
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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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Alex Levashov

INDUSTRY TALK  This is analysis of the reason behind recent decision of eBay to shut done SaaS ecommerce platform MagentoGo. MagentoGo is a cloud version of probably most popular shopping cart system Magento eCommerce, which claiming to own over 40% of Australian market. So why Magento foray to SaaS/cloud failed? This article was originally appeared in Levashov.Biz
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John Lynch

ADVERTISING & MARKETING  I love new tech. Google Glass is especially interesting because it creates a notably different way to interact with the digital world. The concept of wearable computers is by no means new, and although Google have made the most promising advances yet, is it good enough? And should we be adapting our content for Glass?
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Anne-Marina Dickson

MOBILE  In the final instalment of my Travel on Mobile segment I decided to look at the bits of mobile that people often forget to take advantage of: - Push messaging; Email on mobile; SMS; Google Now
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Anne-Marina Dickson

MOBILE  In the second instalment of my Travel on Mobile series, I'm going to look specifically at iOS and Android apps and how they can make your life easier when on the move with limited data access and what lessons you can learn from some of the top travel apps when designing your own mobile applications.
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Chris Rhyss Edwards

INDUSTRY TALK  OK, before 51% of the human race begins vilifying me for being a misogynistic troglodyte, let me state very clearly that this is not the case at all, I'm simply using the word 'white' as an mnemonic device. In this instance, W.H.I.T.E. is an acronym for Women in the workplace who display Humanity, Integrity, Trust and Empathy. Now let me explain why I've crafted my own quarrelsome acronym..
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