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February 22, 2017

If one were to equate the difference between the 4As and the ANA -- the two associations which govern the ad/media agency and brand marketer communities respectively -- to the differences between the Confederacy and Union states, the case for, or against, transparency should become abundantly clear.  By David Smith and Tim McHale

February 22, 2017

Whether you’re looking at social media feeds, mobile sites, advertising dollars, or global internet traffic in 2016, digital video became a top priority for digital publishers and advertisers alike.

February 22, 2017

Picture the scene: you’re trying to share a video with a couple of friends to illustrate a point you’ve been arguing about for the last half hour. As the video loads, an ad pops up at twice the volume of what you’ve been playing before. You groan and turn the volume down, but you’ve missed the chance to skip the ad and get bounced to your browser as the brand site loads. You switch back to YouTube but the conversation has moved on and your friends have lost interest. Advertising has ruined the moment.

February 22, 2017

An in-depth analysis of the current state of media ROI analysis has found that while progress has been made toward development of methods that enable near real-time cross-platform attribution and ROI analysis, much work still needs to be done and few viable integrated systems for looking at consumer behavior cross-platform are yet available.

February 22, 2017

The report describes how companies presently must sift through the promotional noise and hyperbole surrounding emerging technologies to find those solutions offering real potential. To realize that potential, they should become “kinetic” organizations — companies with the dexterity and vision required to thrive amid ongoing technology-fueled disruption.

February 22, 2017

Consumers are loyal to brands that respect their privacy, and that demonstrate their trustworthiness by safeguarding customers’ personal information.

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February 22, 2017

Comcast announced it has made some significant changes to the Xfinity Latino Entertainment Channel (XLEC) to meet the evolving needs and interests of bicultural Latino customers. 

February 21, 2017

The National Hispanic Corporate Council (NHCC) announced the passing of its former President and CEO, Carlos Soto Quiñones who passed away on Saturday, February 18th. Carlos had served as the NHCC's President and CEO from 2000 to 2009. Prior to being named to the President/ CEO role, Carlos also served on the NHCC Board of Directors representing Coors Brewing Company.
National Hispanic Corporate Council (NHCC).

February 21, 2017

According to Ted Rubin, Chief Marketing Officer, Brand Innovators,  “… a Return on Relationship is the value that is accrued by a person or brand due to nurturing a relationship over time…. and this true relationship connection will pass through to the consumer.”

February 21, 2017

Despite Americans’ broad embrace of smartphones, mobile coupon usage has not become as widely and commonly used as might be expected.

February 21, 2017

By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc. / LMMiami.com

  • The new POTUS has pulled a massive electoral win depicting Hispanics as a threat to the American way of life.
  • The Dems, after betting big on our support, have come to the realization that we are politically irrelevant.
  • Did I say irrelevant?
  • I meant to say toxic.
  • Obama’s last minute courtesy -ending the “dry foot wet foot” policy- did away with the only remaining stream of Spanish-speaking documented immigration.
February 21, 2017

The report, titled “Ipsos Global @dvisory: Power to the People” is based on 16,597 recent interviews in 23 countries around the world. The report examines into the political mood around the world.

February 21, 2017

LatinWorks announced the hiring of Leo Olper to the position of SVP and Managing Director. 

February 21, 2017

Jim Baral has joined Transit Media Group as partner and President, a subsidiary of M&M Group Entertainment, offering entertainment and talent for arenas, casinos, fairs and festivals.

February 21, 2017

Leticia Mijes has joined Colonial Savings, F.A. in the newly created position of Multicultural Market Manager.

February 18, 2017

While the eating pattern of three structured meals a day remains for many Americans, traditional mealtimes are under assault. Studies show that 37% of the time, a snack replaces a meal. Primarily due to the sales uptick for snacking brands, the CPG industry registered its strongest growth in four years.

February 18, 2017

The Outdoor Advertising Association of America may be hitting back against the shortcomings of digital advertising, but maybe it needs to play to its strengths and get advertisers to recognize the medium for its inherent advantages not try to transcend them.

February 18, 2017

What if radio produced a video this professional and every station in America pushed it out via social media? Or a new one every month with different on-air talent and successful advertisers and happy listeners. Pretty powerful. Here’s what Spotify is doing to promote The Power of Audio.

February 18, 2017

We’re over a decade into the social media era and it’s still the Wild West out there, with all kinds of criminal activity going basically unchecked.

February 18, 2017

Only six weeks in, 2017 is already showing signs of being a big year for multicultural marketing. Corporations are doubling down on diversity initiatives. Strategic purchases and mergers have occurred and projected multicultural spend is trending upward for the year.  But despite this year’s momentum, I just can’t shake the notion that targeting and segmenting via ethnicity is weighing us down.  by Mario Carrasco -  ThinkNow

February 17, 2017

Despite all the progress women have made in business, they are still reaching top leadership positions at a significantly lower rate than men. They have the same education, skills, and qualifications as men to get ahead, so what’s going wrong?

February 17, 2017

Boardroom diversity in Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies has increased for women and certain minority groups, according to the "Missing Pieces Report: The 2016 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards," a multiyear study published by the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD), collaborating with Deloitte for the 2016 Census.

February 17, 2017

If you are in Kindergarten in America you already know that more than half of your classmates are minorities. The U.S. Census Bureau revealed in 2014 that more than half the children under 5 years old in the U.S. were ethnic minorities.  And by 2020, more than half of the nation's population under 18 will be part of a minority race or ethnic group.

February 17, 2017

UCI Live, Univision Communications Inc.’s (UCI) in-house experiential marketing unit, has selected four communities as finalists in bid to host the inaugural Prospects Cup: Anaheim/Irvine, California; Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Houston, Texas; and Kissimmee, Florida. To be held December 18-22, 2017.

February 16, 2017

SBS and TargetSpot agreed that Targetspot will be the exclusive third party sales network for all of SBS’s Spanish Radio streaming inventory.

February 16, 2017

Telemundo Chicago / WSNS will present “Hispanic Day at the Auto Show” at the 109th annual Chicago Auto Show on Friday, February 17 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.