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A Marketing Interview With Grant Osborne: 15 Key Insights

published by on 21st December 2016 under Conversion (CRO), Digital Strategy, Digital Trends, etc

A MARKETING INTERVIEW WITH GRANT OSBORNE: 15 KEY INSIGHTS

 

In this interview, Grant Osborne, General Manager of FIRST Digital NZ shares valuable insights on growing a business in an increasingly competitive and constantly evolving digital space with fellow Marketer, Ryan Jennings of The Ryan Marketing Show.

Here are some of the valuable insights from this takeaway-packed interview.

 

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Advertising is broken! Here’s $1,500,000 that shows it.

published by on 12th December 2016 under Digital Strategy, General

Advertising is broken

 

I was taken aback this week by an article I read in the NZ Herald entitled “FCB: Too many ads based on fashion, not fact”, by FCB analyst Peter Field.

Mr. Field takes the position that in a quest to reduce wastage in marketing, we have gone too far. That our push to personalize advertising and target core customers was an erroneous theory and companies should do more broadcast advertising. He cites a paper that declares “mass media are still crucial for effectiveness” and another that “waste (from mass media) contributes to advertising effectiveness by increasing its credibility.”

This, I simply do not believe.

 

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Google Analytics Health Check: Is Your Data In Good Shape?

published by on 8th December 2016 under Conversion (CRO), Digital Strategy, General, etc

Google Analytics Health Check: Is Your Data In Good Shape?

 

If you’re like most businesses, you accumulate customer data faster than you come up with valuable insights to grow your business. The gap lies in the need for good Analytics.

Data without analytics is useless.

 

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Google Data Studio Finally Available in New Zealand

published by on 29th September 2016 under Events, General, Google Analytics, etc

Google Data Studio in NZ

 

 

We’ve been waiting for few months but the wait is over today: Data Studio (beta) is finally available for Kiwi Analysts and Marketers. You can stop your VPN subscription now :-)

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Jump Start Your Career Progression At FIRST

published by on 29th January 2016 under General

Where are they now blog title

 

Career progression means different things to different people. It’s all about taking that right first step. Here at FIRST, there is no single, prescribed way of expanding one’s professional experience or acquiring new skills.

 

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