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Thinking Beyond “survival Mode” For NZ Businesses

Friday, 27 March 2020, 10:43 am | Insight Online

Businesses should be planning on how to get through the Covid-19 crisis with three priorities. An intact team, a reasonable balance sheet, and the necessary steps for recovery and future growth. CEO of Auckland digital marketing agency Insight Online ... More >>

Businesses Facing Rise Of User Pays Internet In 2020

Friday, 6 March 2020, 8:54 am | Insight Online

The days of marketing over the Internet for free are on their way out as the playing fields shift to favour those with big budgets. "The Internet of 2020 is heavily weighted towards pay to play," says Kim Voon, CEO of digital marketing agency ... More >>

Google steadily closing net on financial services industry

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 9:48 am | Insight Online

A large number of companies in the financial services sector may soon find themselves cut off from Google advertising as the search engine giant rolls out new restrictions and policies, an Auckland agency is warning. More >>

Companies slow to respond to demand for ethical business

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 10:28 am | Insight Online

Kiwis are increasingly searching Google for ethical products and services, but it’s usually only companies and or industries who are already under pressure that advertise their ethical credentials. More >>

Kiwi companies slow to respond to market demand for ethics

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 9:53 am | Insight Online

Kiwis are increasingly searching Google for ethical products and services, but it’s usually only companies and or industries who are already under pressure that advertise their ethical credentials. CEO of Insight Online, Kim Voon, said today that only ... More >>

Beware of WYSIWYG websites

Monday, 30 September 2019, 9:42 am | Insight Online

While many typical small Kiwi businesses are increasingly rushing to embrace low-cost What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWY) type website builders like Wix and Squarespace, a local digital agency is warning SMEs to beware that the templated sites may not ... More >>

‘Stealing’ or ‘borrowing’ shared images commonplace in NZ

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 3:41 pm | Insight Online

Sonny Bill Williams may be made the mistake of infringing copyright with his Instagram post depicting the All Black and his teammate Ofa Tu'ungafasi in prayer, but he isn’t alone. Violations of copyright are almost a daily business practise across New Zealand. ... More >>

No place for business to hide as Kiwis demand transparency

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 8:54 am | Insight Online

The recent issue of a dentist in trouble in media over whether they were qualified to offer orthodontics is a warning to all business that increasingly New Zealanders are demanding nothing less than complete brand transparency. More >>

Call for digital authority to regulate Internet giants

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 9:37 am | Insight Online

In the light of Australia’s moves to regulate Google and Facebook one digital agency boss – who depends on the two Internet giants for a large portion of revenue – is calling for New Zealand to follow suit, to address privacy concerns and ensure ... More >>

Businesses warned to brace for Google billboard

Monday, 22 July 2019, 8:30 am | Insight Online

Businesses need to begin thinking about how to survive in a world where having an Internet presence is expensive, and ‘free’ exposure will disappear altogether – but it’s a development that may reinvigorate investment in traditional media ... More >>

Scammers using fake Google listings to target the vulnerable

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 3:09 pm | Insight Online

New Zealand companies and the public are warned to be on the lookout for fake Google reviews and business listings that are either false or misleading and usually relating to companies that people turn to in an emergency, when they are at their most vulnerable ... More >>

Kiwis prefer convenience to personal privacy online

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:05 am | Insight Online

While many New Zealanders may claim to be jealous of their online privacy – even critical of advertisers stalking them online – the results of advertising personalisation and retargeting campaigns suggest the opposite is true. CEO of Auckland digital marketing ... More >>

Kiwi marketers urged to embrace video in marketing mix

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 8:45 am | Insight Online

Digital-only advertising in New Zealand now takes just over 34 per cent of all advertising spend, surpassing television at 22.2 per cent, according to the Advertising Standards Association’s report on advertising revenue across all main media in 2018. More >>

Kiwi marketers urged to take a hard-nosed business stance

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 7:24 pm | Insight Online

Kiwi marketers urged to take a hard-nosed business stance Marketers in New Zealand need to be more business, sales and return-on-investment minded if they want to survive talk of looming redundancies and a slowing economy. The CEO of search agency, Insight ... More >>

Kiwi businesses warned that Google is again moving goalposts

Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:21 am | Insight Online

The traditional race to be number #1 on Google’s organic search results has changed again as updates to online search algorithms shift the focus to showcasing ‘Featured Snippets’ and ‘Micro-Moments’ – superseding how the search engines used to ... More >>

How to beat the SEO cowboys

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 8:45 am | Insight Online

A high percentage of New Zealand businesses are wary of the search engine optimisation (SEO) and digital advertising sectors after being let down by broken promises and dismal results but, in many instances, business customers may be the architects of ... More >>

Advertisers can help make Kiwi observance days possible

Saturday, 30 March 2019, 11:45 am | Insight Online

Advertisers can help make Kiwi observance days possible New Zealand advertisers are in a position to do good by contributing to greater social awareness locally – while also adding a point of difference to their marketing – by creating advertising ... More >>

Objectionable content poses brand risk to advertisers

Monday, 4 March 2019, 3:30 pm | Insight Online

Sparks’ recent decision to pull advertising from YouTube in response to ‘unsavoury content targeting children’ is a very real risk which most New Zealand companies should be taking steps to guard against – warns Auckland digital marketing agency. ... More >>

Google Ad spends on the rise but businesses bleeding money

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 11:27 am | Insight Online

While the number of people clicking on Google Ads listings has risen in recent years, a large number of New Zealand businesses are still losing money on poorly run advertising campaigns. More >>

New Zealand business websites may be a bit narcissistic

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 9:20 am | Insight Online

Many of New Zealand’s medium to large business websites are slow, generic and verging on narcissistic, a six month informal study by a local online marketing agency suggests. More >>



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