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March 25, 2017

Last month, a debate broke out online between Jeffrey Bowman of Reframe: The Brand and the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA) over the relevance of total market vs. multicultural marketing.  by Jose Villa -  Founder and President, Sensis

March 25, 2017

Excitement and interest are growing in Russia as the country prepares for the biggest football event in the world. Russia will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, making it the first time the World Cup will be held in Eastern Europe. As a prelude, Russia will host the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in June and July.

March 25, 2017

Effective marketers seek a balance between preferences in common across major segments and leveraging nuances that may increase segment relevancy and act as more direct triggers to purchase by connecting at a deeper emotional level with segments. The real question is whether homogeneous vs. targeted messages would attain the needed relevance level to cause additional prospects to purchase. Marketing to Millennials is no exception to this conundrum.

March 25, 2017

Most marketers rely on either marketing mix models or a form of attribution modeling to measure how effectively their marketing efforts are driving sales. There are pros and cons to both approaches, especially as both continue to mature, but marketing mix models take some elements into account that attribution models often do not. Matt Krepsik, global head of ROI at Nielsen, spoke with eMarketer’s Maria Minsker about making the case for marketing mix models and how brands can benefit from them.

March 25, 2017

Dogs rule to roost in Hispanic households. Here’s what you need to know about Hispanics and their pets. 

March 25, 2017

How long have we been saying this? You cannot blindly take a TV ad and shove it into Facebook newsfeeds or YouTube and expect it to prove effective. People consume these channels differently and respond differently to the content they see in them. Marketers have to work with people’s mindset not against it.  by Nigel Hollis

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March 25, 2017

“ Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced the launch of “El Free-Guey,” a new afternoon radio program dedicated to entertaining listeners of all ages across the country.

March 25, 2017

Anomaly Los Angeles announced the additions of two new Executive Creative Directors & Partners – Paco Conde & Beto Fernandez. 

March 24, 2017

UNIVERSO announced the premiere of Season Four of the worldwide phenomenon, “The Walking Dead” en Español Wednesday, March 29 at 9pm/8C.

March 24, 2017

Azteca America, debuts “Knockout Azteca”, a reality show that brings together international boxing legends to train nine boxers in the hope of turning one of them into a contender for the World Boxing Association (WBA). The reality show premieres this Friday, March 24 at 10 pm/ 9 C.

March 24, 2017

Cision released its 2017 State of the Media Report, which includes findings from a survey of 1,550 journalists, editors, influencers and producers. With the rise of misinformation and "fake news," a major new trend emerged in this year's report: journalists are extremely concerned with the public's perception of the industry.

March 24, 2017

Marketers are true believers when it comes to influencers, and many continue to spend big—investing anywhere from $5,000 to upward of $100,000 on a single campaign.

March 24, 2017

Google’s ad saga has spread beyond the U.K., as brands including AT&T, Verizon, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Enterprise Holdings Inc. and distiller Beam Suntory Inc. said they were also suspending or canceling at least some advertising with Google, reports The Wall Street Journal.

March 24, 2017

Brewing giant AB InBev has kicked off a global media planning and buying review and is inviting the six major holding companies to put together teams to pitch the assignment, the company confirmed early Wednesday.

March 23, 2017

With 80% of U.S. households having broadband internet, the popularity of TV-connected devices such as Roku (box and stick), Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google Chromecast, as well as game consoles, is growing.

March 23, 2017

The report provides a retrospective view of the major shifts in cross-platform consumer behavior occurring in sectors such as TV, digital media, mobile, social media, advertising, box office and e-commerce, with an eye toward what these trends mean for the year ahead.

March 23, 2017

There are two sides to every coin, and a coin can’t exist without both sides.  The same can be said for marketing: You need a great product and a great story, and you can’t succeed with only one of those elements in place.

March 23, 2017

Lopez Negrete Communications, Inc. walked away with 21 American Advertising Federation – Houston Chapter awards, including a "Best in Show" in the Broadcast category. This marks the 14th consecutive year that the agency has earned "Best in Show" honors.

March 23, 2017

It’s no secret that advertisers are increasingly demanding more transparency from their agencies, ad-tech vendors, publishers, and other partners. In recent weeks, we’ve seen Google and Facebook take steps to address concerns over the way measurement is handled on their platforms: Google's YouTube and Facebook are undergoing audits by the Media Rating Council (MRC).

March 22, 2017

Univision Digital announced today a new digital web series “3, 2, 1 Clarissa!” featuring Clarissa Molina, the Social Media Host for the award-winning entertainment news show “El Gordo y La Flaca”

March 22, 2017

Republica announced the appointment of Melissa Bartolini as head of strategy, and Fredda Rodriguez as director of channel strategy, new executive positions that aim to reinforce the agency’s brand strategy, media, and analytics practices.

March 22, 2017

Most B2C marketers now have more distribution channels than they did just a few years ago. Though these channels afford marketers more data to leverage and opportunities for conversion, they also create more challenges in closing the attribution loop.

March 22, 2017

Planning -- then and now -- has always been about picking the right ingredients in appropriate quantities to ensure that the end result works for the client. To do this well any planner needs to appreciate the pros and cons of all available communication channels.  By Brian Jacobs / The Cog Blog

March 21, 2017

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

  • THE big problem that might be scaring away Twitter’s users: it is one of the most notorious open air landfills of modern culture.
  • Fake news, widespread poisonous snark, harassment, hostility, hatred, impropriety, vulgarity, filth and multitudes of anonymous or bogus accounts singlehandedly dedicated to trolling fulltime are the everyday currency in the 140 character realm.
  • Nevertheless, for those who have the stomach, open mind and thick skin to put up with the detritus, the little blue bird’s habitat can also be a fascinating cultural observatory full of small discoveries.
  • One man’s trash is another one’s treasure.
March 21, 2017

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced it has named Beau Ferrari to Executive Vice President of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. Ferrari previously served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development for Univision Communications Inc.

March 21, 2017

Although I’ve spent much of my professional life as a marketer, it’s safe to say I — like most of us — have spent much of my personal life as a consumer. Recently, a colleague asked me which brands I was loyal to, and I had to really think about it. Finally, I recalled a particular coffee brand that I always buy.