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- Jennie Smiedt: Head of Marketing and Communications at The Kids' Cancer Project: an Insight into Nonprofit Marketing.
- Hilary Brainard: Head of Marketing and Communications at BlueChilli Group on Helping Impactful Startups Scale.
3 Things You Need to Know in Marketing This Week
Seven West Media, Australia's largest diversified media business, reports a 240% increase in underlying net profit for the year and a reduction of its net debt by 40%. Among the reasons behind this growth is the increase in ad spend on free to air television.
LinkedIn is adding a 'Reviews' section, an extra element that allows its users to highlight their professional skills within their profiles by receiving reviews as services providers.
- Read the complete story here: LinkedIn Adds Reviews and Ratings for Profiles Which Have Added Services Listings - Social Media Today
Key updates in the world of apps:
- ‘TikTok is testing Stories and merged personal accounts with creator accounts.’
- ‘Google Pay expanded support for vaccine cards. In Australia, Google’s payments app now allows users to add their COVID-19 digital certification to their device for easy access.’
- ‘WhatsApp is adding a new feature that will allow users to send photos and videos that disappear after a single viewing.’
- Full article here: This Week in Apps: In-app events hit the App Store, TikTok tries Stories, Apple reveals new child safety plan - TechCrunch
Recommended News Article of the Week
- 'Account-based Madness: The New Craze in B2B' by Marketing Week.
Recommended Guide of The Week
- Cloud-based collaborative work management platform for managing cross-functional work at scale that is fully configurable and enables contextual collaboration in a secure environment.
- ‘It is the one tool that ensures every campaign element is delivered on time.’ Jennie Smiedt, The Kids’ Cancer Project.
Featured Resources of the Week
Podcast: The Next Billion Seconds by Mark Pesce.
The American-Australian author, engineer and futurist Mark Pesce tells you what you need to know about the future, simplifying the complex technological and societal changes we face.
-Jemima Fallows, v2
Blog: Marketing Examples
A gallery of the finest real world marketing examples used by successful businesses. It’s Twitter Account Harry’s Marketing Examples is brilliant.
-Hilary Brainard , BlueChilli Group
Book: Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller
It's a very practical guide to frame your stories so that they are understood by your audience.
-Prashant Mohan, Sharesight.