Posts tagged with: online

Along with millions of children (and adults), I was enthralled with Roald Dahl’s magical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the subsequent 1971 film, starring the ethereal Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka. Children love many things and two of the most enduring...
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For years our neighbours across the ditch have laid claim to Kiwi successes and achievements – think the mighty Pavlova, Crowded House, Russell Crowe, Phar Lap, Lamingtons, and lolly cake. This year, again, they have voted our national airline their...
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I was reading an article recently that discussed the exchange between raters and businesses and cited a paper by a marketing academic, who referred to it as ‘the reputation economy,’ and while that term has been around for a few...
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Presentation is everything and more and more, online consumers are looking for particular things when they search for products and services online. If they don’t see what they are looking for, then they are moving on to another business and product....
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When the Super 12 competition was being created, I was a student in Dunedin. I was raised in Christchurch and was a huge fan of Canterbury. After a few years at Otago, I developed split loyalties – between the team...
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Last week I was in Paris, waiting with thousands of other Eurostar commuters for more hours than usual to queue for trains back to London. French customs officials were striking to show what travel would look like in a post-Brexit...
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When I was a kid I used to love poring over the advertisements for toys, magic tricks, and gimmicks in the back pages of comics. There were two items that myself, and my friends coveted the most – sea monkeys and the 1000...
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Since I was a kid I have loved airplanes and flying. Not that I can fly myself – just that I have enjoyed the experience of jetting between countries inside of some of the greatest engineering feats human beings have...
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Inter generational verbal warfare has always struck me as a particularly dumb idea and this week an Astralian CEO of a multinational company created a huge amount of damage by deciding to stick the boot in to millennials. Muffin Break general...
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There’s been a lot of talk recently about Eden Park. The future of the stadium is in serious doubt and requires substantial financial investment and support. Auckland ratepayers are being asked to take on $40 million in existing debt and $64 million maintenance...
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