The latest need-to-know news for digital marketers. 

This week’s Tech Marketer Podcast is co-hosted by Digital and marketing expert Nicola Cloherty. Nicola has over ten years experience working in NZ, UK, USA and Spain. I first meet Nicola while she was the Marketing and Communications Manager of Flick Electric, a start-up shaking up the NZ power industry and achieving massive growth. We used to have geeky lunches to discuss the latest and greatest in marketing, but as she’s recently relocated to Amsterdam, so we’re chatting long distance and sharing our thoughts with you! 

In this episode we cover the marketing news you need to know including:

  • Pokemon Go – the augmented reality game that has taken the US, Australia and NZ by storm and in just a week had more downloads than Tinder and more active users than Twitter. We discuss the key learnings for marketers from this nostalgic app phenomena.  
  • Snapchat Memories – Snapchat is rolling out their new Memories feature which allows you to store an album of snap and send delayed snaps from existing content. Does this mean the end of the thermal, authentic content we love about Snapchat? We discuss the opportunities does Memories opens for marketers. 
  • Facebook Live – live streaming hit the media in a big way recently with breaking news from the congress sit in, to the Castilo shooting aftermath and Prince Harry’s HIV test all stream through Facebook Live. We look at the implications of live streaming for marketers and how Facebook’s product stacks up against Twitter’s Periscope and Snapchat 

We also share our favourite marketing tools and tips we’ve discovered this week. We review email subscription tool Rabbut and photo filter app Prisma.  

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Posted by Nicole Williams

I'm a marketing geek with a passion for tech. Previously, I was the marketing manager for SilverStripe (open source CMS and cloud PaaS) Currently, podcaster and blogger for and founder of Wellington Marketing meetup. Currently exploring Europe and living the dream! I'm always up for a chat about marketing and I love sharing my experiences so that others don't have to learn the hard way.

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