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Thought Leadership: Verizon Media Academy and Decoded

Clear Hayes was named Verizon Media‘s agency of record in February 2020, tasked with helping enhance its PR and marketing strategy across ANZ. The first few weeks were spent honing a strategy based around two existing tentpole events – Decoded and Verizon Media Academy. But, with preparations well underway, COVID-19 struck, forcing Australia into lockdown …

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PR: Lumo Outdoor Digital

When Lumo Digital Outdoor approached Clear Hayes at the beginning of 2021, they had a clear task in mind, to increase their overall communications strategy in New Zealand, and further their foothold in the Australian market. As the Out of Home sector had taken a hit during the Covid-19 pandemic, Lumo knew they needed to …

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Where do you see yourself?

The following is the foreword for the official Advertising Week LATAM report by Clear Hayes Principal Alex Hayes. You can download a copy of the full report here. I sat on a panel at Advertising Week LATAM this year, and took the chance to ask a question of the audience. It was a simple one: …

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‘If you sit back like a stunned mullet, you’re gonna get stuffed’

This piece was first featured on AW360. Click here to see the original post. The widespread enforced lockdowns and economic disruptions and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have hit the entire world hard. Entire industries are being forced to find new ways of working and marketers are grappling with some pretty large existential questions, …

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Marketers in Pajamas

  When the COVID-19 lockdowns hit business, Clear Hayes swung into action with TRIBE and Facebook to create a new insight-driven video series to help people navigate the new norms. Within 72-hours of workshopping the idea with TRIBE founder and former TV and radio personality Jules Lund, the first ‘lockdown lunch and learn’ video interview …

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Are young Asia viewers really turned off by emotional content?

This article first appeared on the Vidcon Asia website. Click here to see the original post. A recent research study from PR firm Ruder Finn has revealed some startling results about the type of content that interests young Asian viewers. Journalist-turned-content strategist Alex Hayes explains why it’s disturbing news for creatives in the region. There’s a story …

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