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July 07, 2020

Influencer marketing is now big business, but it comes with challenges. How can marketing and communication professionals ensure influencers have the right impact on their brand?

July 07, 2020

In this episode, Myrna de Jesus, Strategist from Zubi, talk her amazing marketing career and the importance for a company to build trust with their audience.

July 07, 2020

The BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2020 just launched and it will probably come as little surprise that Amazon is the world’s most valuable brand, growing 32% over last year. More surprising might be the results of a new analysis reviewed in the report which finds that perceived difference helps explain abnormal returns.  by Nigel Hollis

July 07, 2020

The Axis Agency announced that its leadership team, Armando Azarloza, CEO, and Carmen Lawrence, COO, has acquired ownership of the brand from its parent company, Interpublic Group (IPG).

July 07, 2020

A majority expect significant reforms aimed at correcting problems in democratic institutions and representation will take place in the next decade. Many say this will result in positive outcomes for the public good; others are less convinced  A large share of experts and analysts worry that people’s technology use will mostly weaken core aspects of democracy and democratic representation in the coming decade. Yet they also foresee significant social and civic innovation between now and 2030 to try to address emerging issues.

July 04, 2020

As brands and agencies still struggle to understand the real impact of Influencer campaigns beyond likes and shares, Nielsen’s Influencer Brand Effect is an important third-party measurement tool that helps marketers assess the effectiveness of their Influencer strategy in delivering brand KPIs.

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July 03, 2020

Learn from 2020 PRWeek Hall of Femme recipient Natalie Boden, founder and president of BODEN, about the power of PR and how brands can build trust, reputation and drive market growth in 2020.

July 02, 2020

The explosion of the internet in the early 2000s transformed the ways brands engage with consumers. The rise of social media has only further shifted engagement models from focusing on television, print, and radio ads, to investing more in social platforms. In the past, brands used traditional marketing channels to deliver a single ad to millions of people. The migration of consumers from television and print to digital has led to a surplus of customer data that can be used to develop hyper-personalized ads that can be delivered to the millions of customers active on digital channels.

July 02, 2020

In less than two years, many publishers, advertisers, data vendors, and technology platforms will need to reevaluate and retool their approaches to data collection, audience targeting, measurement, and attribution analysis. All of those activities will change, and along with them the ways that we track and measure advertising and user behavior and how campaigns and websites will be optimized.

July 02, 2020

Telemundo Deportes, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, looks ahead to the 2023 tournament as Australia and New Zealand win bid to host the event.

July 01, 2020

Many factors come into play when choosing a market research vendor. Some of the most common are methodological expertise, pricing, and, most importantly, data quality. However, when a multicultural research need comes up, rarely do corporate researchers vet their vendor’s multicultural expertise. So, should it be a prerequisite for getting the job? Absolutely, and here’s why.

July 01, 2020

Last week I posted about an update of the Mastering Momentum analysis, which found that brands which over-performed across different stages of the buyer lifecycle grew an average of 48%. The time frame used for the analysis was an interval of three years, making it one of few studies to study brand growth over a longer period of time.  by Nigel Hollis

July 01, 2020

Organizers from Carnaval Miami announced that the iconic Calle Ocho Music Festival 2020 that was previously cancelled in March will return this year on October 4th as Calle Ocho Live (www.CalleOchoLive.com) #CalleOchoLive, a live stream and broadcast TV Hispanic Heritage Month-themed extravaganza that will feature major music artists, a variety show and many creative surprises.  

June 30, 2020

When most consumers think about their media consumption, they’re quick to recall their favorite TV program, a new video game they’re into or the last Netflix original they saw. Rarely—if ever—do ads enter the conversation. This isn’t surprising, but it undersells the significance that ads have in consumers’ lives.

June 30, 2020

IPG Mediabrands released its 10 Media Responsibility Principles (MRP) as part of a larger effort to balance brand safety and brand responsibility in advertising. While “Brand Safety” protects the brand, “Brand Responsibility” protects the communities that a brand serves, weighing the societal impact of the content, the publishers and services, and the platforms being funded by advertising. IPG Mediabrands’ MRPs are a call to action for companies to hold themselves to higher standards more broadly when it relates to brand safety and brand responsibility matters, not just in media.

June 27, 2020

Why an identity-based approach is the future of marketing in a post-cookie world

June 27, 2020

Why EQ, AI, and creativity are the most crucial factors in the new era of marketing

June 26, 2020

The new report, The Power of Belonging: What It Is and Why It Matters in Today's Workplace, measures employees' sense of belonging and finds that White men score higher than female employees and employees of other races or ethnicities. Among those groups, Black women and Asian women score the lowest.

June 26, 2020

The Covid-19 crisis and its fallout — including recession, layoffs, and uneven economic pain — as well as recent protests over police brutality and demands for racial justice have presented many of us with challenges that we’ve not encountered before. The high-stakes and unfamiliar nature of these situations have left many people feeling fearful of missteps. No one can reduce mistakes to zero, but you can learn to harness your drive to prevent them and channel it into better decision making. Use these tips to become a more effective worrier.

June 26, 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau released estimates showing the nation’s 65-and-older population has grown rapidly since 2010, driven by the aging of Baby Boomers born between 1946 and 1964.

June 25, 2020

As the pandemic catapults online marketing, B2B brands have an opportunity to advance long-awaited digital objectives

June 25, 2020

2020 has been one of the most challenging years for the advertising sector since the Great Recession of 2008. However, among all the paused and cancelled campaigns, digital video remains relatively stable, driven by Connected TV (CTV).  According to IAB’s U.S. 2020 Digital Video Advertising Spend Report: Putting COVID in Context, CTV is largely responsible for the sector’s resilience and was least impacted by COVID-19.

June 25, 2020

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced it has named Karen Barroeta as Executive Vice President of Production and Development at Telemundo Global Studios, effective July 6. In this newly created role, Barroeta will report directly to Marcos Santana, President of Telemundo Global Studios, and will be responsible for leading the development strategy of the Studios, along with the management and execution of long-form scripted productions across all platforms. Barroeta will also oversee the alternative content team and identify projects for pilots, behind the scene productions and digital capsules.

June 25, 2020

Estrella Media, Inc. announced that its EstrellaTV television network recently debuted Chisme En Vivo, a one-hour entertainment news magazine show, to headline its afternoon programming lineup leading into primetime.

June 25, 2020

ColorCommCon is a full day of professional and personal development designed to help multicultural consumers become better prepared to meet the complex demands of today's dynamically changing world.  Keynotes, panels and 1:1 fireside chats will be presented by top executives and thought-leaders in communications, marketing, business, media, D&I, and more.

June 24, 2020

What do marketers need to focus on in order to regain momentum? We assess how experience, exposure and activation can be optimised.  by Nigel Hollis