The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 12 – Keaton Hulme Jones

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 15 – Andrew Roper

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 13 – Jon Manning

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 14 – Alison Macintyre

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Alison Macintyre has had an interesting career so far. She's a self-described, "globetrotting multi-passionate pracademic", but also a genuine, affable person underneath. Such is rare in the cut-throat world of…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 11 – Demand Generation and Growth

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You’ve probably heard him on LinkedIn or from his popular podcast, but today the microphone is reversed and we get to probe a little further into the world of Chris…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 10 – Copy That Sells

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Vikki Ross is one of the world's most famous copywriters, which is why I hope she doesn't look too closely at my terrible writing here. Very early in her career,…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 9 – Modern Customer Experience Strategy

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Matt Watkinson is famous enough to be reverred worldwide within the discipline of customer experience (CX). He was talking about customer experience even before it became a boardroom buzzword. By…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 8 – Confessions of a Tech CMO

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Robin Daniels is someone every CMO needs to listen to. We connected shortly after his departure from WeWork, and while a lot has been said in the public arena about…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 7 – Brand Strategy & Valuation

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In this episode we spoke to Edgar Baum about modern brand strategy. Edgar specializes in the field of intangible asset valuation, so his take on how brands are valued is…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 6 – Business Advisory Boards

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In this episode we spoke to Louise Broekman about business advisory. How to obtain the best advice as a business owner and the pros and cons of each option. Every…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 5 – Customer Experience Strategy

439 Views
In this episode we convinced Kathryn Rutkowski to tell us what it's like to do effective Customer Experience Strategy and she doesn't hold back. We particularly wanted to know if…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 4 – Product Personalization

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In this episode we finally convinced Shadi Taleb to do just his second podcast interview ever. We speak about the platform he's created which makes the mass-personalization of products a…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 3 – Positioning Strategy

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In this episode we convinced Anton Buchner to take some time out of his busy consulting schedule to talk to us about positioning strategy. We hear the story about how…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 2 – Podcasting

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In this episode we talked to Tim Beanland to hear how we can use the power of Podcasting for personal and organizational success. Tim is another modest person, but he…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 1 – The Growth Mindset

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In this episode we convinced Andrew Walker to emerge from his self-imposed publicity isolation to hear the story of how he used a growth mindset to enhance both his professional…

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3 Common Customer Survey Mistakes Marketers Make

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Writing copy that sells and advanced messaging strategies

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10 Top Marketing Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

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Think Google Analytics is free for your benefit? Think again Google Analytics (GA) is without a doubt, the most used website traffic tracking and reporting programs in use today. Launched…

Instagram Shuts Down Mass Planner

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Instagram Shuts Down Instagress

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Unless you've been living under a rock for the past couple of years, a large chunk of activity on Instagram was the result of automated bots which follow, like, comment…

Neil Patel gets it wrong with blogs

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Neil Patel for many veteran marketers, start-ups and business owners alike is often perceived as perhaps the holy grail of internet marketing expertise. With the flashy pop-ups, crazy imagery and…

Good Brand Messaging Explains Your Value System

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Entrepreneurs and small business owners spend quite a lot of time and money building their brand identity. Building a brand means more than finding the right market for a product…

Bidding Strategy for Google AdWords

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Google AdWords offers many options for displaying ads and generating traffic. Unfortunately, not all traffic is equal. Your return on your AdWords investment will depend a great deal on the…

How Content Marketing Grows Your Business

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Your website represents your brand online; it’s the virtual front door to your business and the first impression potential consumers receive about your products. Seize your consumers by the lapels…

The Cycle of Online Marketing

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Marketing online follows a seemingly endless cycle of market research and communication. As a successful marketer you get to know your target audience, place your products in front of your…

You’re on Page 1? Nobody cares

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In the economy of diminishing time, people are even more impatient to get the information they need. None more so than with searches on Google it seems. I remember going…

Driving Conversions With Site Metrics

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Driving traffic to your website is only the first step in building an effective online presence. Many websites struggle with high bounce rates, conversion point abandonment, and low page-count views.…

The Big Content Marketing Lie

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Leveraging Automated Marketing

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Leveraging Automated Marketing Sponsoring an event provides your company with an excellent opportunity to leverage marketing automation to grow your customer base and improve lines of communication with your consumers.…

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Promoting Evergreen Content Evergreen content remains relevant and useful long after the initial date of publication. It provides a service or solves a continually recurring problem for a whole new…

Content Trumps Keywords

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Content Trumps Keywords With Google promising to roll out a new update to their Penguin search engine algorithm in 2016, it's time to check your website optimization for best practices.…

Promoting Lead Generating Content with Transient Media

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Mining Amazon for Marketeting Data

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Mining Amazon for Marketeting Data As an entrepreneur with a focus on selling products, your company's lifeblood depends on getting to the right people at the right time. You have…

Exa Shuts Its Doors

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One of the city's oldest web marketing agencies appears to have shut its doors after 15 years servicing Melbourne's small and medium business sectors. Questions remain as to the nature of…

What Makes a Successful Business versus an Unsuccessful one?

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Multi Channel Funnel Reports in Google Analytics

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Going Global with Amazon Marketplace

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A Comprehensive Guide to Identifying and Preventing Click Fraud

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Five Essential Metrics for Google Analytics

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Google Penguin Skates in Real Time

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Five Ways to Use Your WordPress Feed

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Understanding your Bounce Rate

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Pivot Pricing for Profit

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Landing Page Secrets: What your digital agency doesn’t want you to know

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Google Punishes Websites

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No SEO better than Cheap SEO

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Unleashing the Power of the AdWords Display Network

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Five great tips for executing a Content Marketing Strategy

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Google’s world of snippets

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Google gets ready for Penguin

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Stripe Available in Australia

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 12 – Keaton Hulme Jones

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Programmatic, display, pre-roll, containers, banner ads, skyscrapers, home page takeovers, leaderboards, Mrecs, what the hell does it all mean. In the digital world, if you’re not advertising on search, social,…

The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 15 – Andrew Roper

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 13 – Jon Manning

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 14 – Alison Macintyre

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 11 – Demand Generation and Growth

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 10 – Copy That Sells

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 7 – Brand Strategy & Valuation

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 5 – Customer Experience Strategy

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 4 – Product Personalization

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 3 – Positioning Strategy

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 2 – Podcasting

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The Champagne Strategy Podcast – Episode 1 – The Growth Mindset

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Mobile vs Web Apps

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In trying to develop of a new software application, you may be contemplating on what way to go about it. The popular platforms to choose these days seem to be…

Understanding your Bounce Rate

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The bounce rate of your website is the percentage of people who click away from your website after a single engagement hit, with that hit usually being of the entrance…

Pivot Pricing for Profit

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Business can be tough at the best of times, but the last few years has seen an influx of competitors into Australia’s business sector. Consolidation in the vertical supply chain,…

Landing Page Secrets: What your digital agency doesn’t want you to know

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When it comes to Landing Pages, the truth is that you can implement many of the changes that will increase traffic to your website completely on your own. Here are…

Google Punishes Websites

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The warning signs have been clear for over 2 years but last week Google sent a firm signal that enough is enough. With the ever-rising surge in mobile device usage…

No SEO better than Cheap SEO

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Price can be deceiving and in the murky world of SEO the price between different providers is extremely difficult to compare. We’ve even seen campaigns advertised for as low as…

SEO Considerations for New Websites

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Launching a new website is an exciting time, often weeks if not months have gone in to collaborating to convert a mere visual concept into a working and functioning piece…

Unleashing the Power of the AdWords Display Network

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If you’re like many entrepreneurs who are interested in marketing to potential clients in the new digital landscape, you’ve probably heard many positive things about the AdWords Display Network from…

Five great tips for executing a Content Marketing Strategy

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Content marketing is one of the most effective inbound marketing strategies you can use to bring in new leads and create buzz in your industry or market. Fundamentally, content marketing…

Top ten ways you can improve conversions on your website

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Conversion Improvements for your Services-Based or E-Commerce Website Why worry about doubling the traffic that visits your site when it is much more profitable and easier to double the sales…

Industries Best Suited for Social Media

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While many businesses are encouraged to use social media to interact with potential customers and to bolster their brand, some businesses are better suited to the medium than others. When…

Securing your site with an SSL Certificate helps give your rankings a boost

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Online security or a lack thereof has been one of the most significant challenges webmasters and online businesses face in the race to secure customers ever since the evolution of…

Google’s world of snippets

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For a long time now, Google’s Results have contained more than just indexed websites. Results have grown to include rich snippets, authorship (although since deprecated), local maps listings amongst other…

Google gets ready for Penguin

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Google is fundamentally on online ecosystem. It’s akin to a dynamic phone book that contains the widest directory of websites known on the internet – searchable from a simple and…

Stripe Available in Australia

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Back in 2015, weattended the Stripe Australia launch at NAB HQ to kickstart the eloquent payment gateway’s debut in Australia. It’s was welcome entrance at the time and the the…