Founder and Director of T-Shape Consulting, Marlene has over a decade of experience in digital media, creative, technology and business strategy. Using her expertise in digital marketing and media advertising technologies, she provides independent and agnostic recommendations to leading media publishers, global advertisers and promising start-ups.

5 digital marketing resolutions for a successful user-centric strategy

As the digital marketing landscape continues to evolve in 2016, brands require to better suit consumer preferences, adapt to new technologies and preserve their position in a more crowded online marketplace. … Continue reading 5 digital marketing resolutions for a successful user-centric strategy

Building a user centric digital strategy from your owned, earned and paid data

A key challenge of digital marketing is to ‘humanise’ data, in other terms using the data your brand has on existing customers or prospects to make your offering more relevant … Continue reading Building a user centric digital strategy from your owned, earned and paid data

The ad-tech skill shortage and how to make sense of the digital landscape in APAC

It is critical for business leaders to make sense of the ever-changing digital landscape to drive their strategy and be more relevant to their customers. Having met a few key … Continue reading The ad-tech skill shortage and how to make sense of the digital landscape in APAC

June investments in Digital and Mobile predict continuous growth in 2016

The World Economics Global Marketing Index (GMI) for June recorded values of 55.7, 54.7 and 55.8 in Europe, the Asia-Pacific area and the Americas respectively, reflecting a strong in marketing activity … Continue reading June investments in Digital and Mobile predict continuous growth in 2016

PwC forecasts advertising investments to reach $16.4 billion by 2019

This week, PwC published their 14th edition of The Australian Entertainment and Media Outook 2015 – 2019.  The study forecasts advertising spends to increase by 4.8% from 12.9 billions in 2014 to $16.4 billions and internet … Continue reading PwC forecasts advertising investments to reach $16.4 billion by 2019

32% of Australians share a news story via email or social media

The Reuters Institute just released their Digital News Report 2015* giving an overview of consumption in each country which includes Australia.  The survey gives detailed data tables and statistics around the use of … Continue reading 32% of Australians share a news story via email or social media

The Evolution of the Australian Digital ‘MediaScape’

At the last AdTech meet up held in Sydney, was presented the Australian Digital “MediaScape”*. Inspired by the US LumaScape, it was first created in 2010 and has evolved into a well-known and valued industry resource … Continue reading The Evolution of the Australian Digital ‘MediaScape’