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September 16, 2014

This is historical on so many levels for Latin American and US-based Hispanic agencies alike.  It reaffirms the benefit of being a little fish in a big pond, driving global depth through cultural empathy.    By Gabriela Alcantara-Diaz, Founder, President of G ADMarketing Communication, Inc.

September 16, 2014

Marketers believe that their organizations are customer-centric and that their customers would agree. Unfortunately, marketers also reveal that this might be wishful thinking as lackluster ratings in organizations’ ability to listen, respond and effectively engage with customers in an agile, personalized manner fall well below average.

September 16, 2014

An outright majority of marketing professionals worldwide plan to increase their spending on brand awareness in the next 12 months, according to research conducted for eMarketer in August 2014 by InsightExpress—compared with just over four in 10 who said they would be spending more on demand generation.

September 16, 2014

Spanish-language broadcast network MundoFox announced that it is now available to Time Warner Cable digital subscribers in the New York metro area.

September 16, 2014

The project is a move to transform La Opinión into a multimedia brand that will serve the Hispanic community of California through all platforms - from print to mobile – with new and revamped content offerings, an improved look and a greatly enhanced reader experience for this iconic brand.

September 13, 2014

Marketing itself hasn’t changed, but the world around it has. Great marketing will always be great marketing because it is borne of an insight, has a strong idea inside it, a clear sense of who it’s for and a pathway to creating demand and commercializing it effectively.

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September 16, 2014

Consumers still choose brick-and-mortar locations when they want to get pretty.

September 13, 2014

Tiesto, Skrillex, Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Afrojack and Avicii are not household names to anyone 35 years old and over. Skrillex and Afrojack may sound like appliance names or an over the counter hair gel to older folks. But to Millennials (generally defined as Americans born between 1982 and sometime in the early 2000′s), these Electronic Dance Music (EDM) DJs are celebrities producing music that is defining and giving an identity to their generation.

September 13, 2014

Heading into the 2014 elections, much of the conventional wisdom suggests that Latino voters are unlikely to affect outcomes. Most notably, except for Colorado, there are no competitive U.S. Senate races where Latino voters are positioned to be influential.  By David Damore / Latino Decisions

September 13, 2014

Warc has revealed the top brands and advertisers - brand owners - from the Warc 100 database, which tracks performance in effectiveness and strategy competitions.

September 13, 2014

In the 1960s, Marshall McLuhan famously coined the phrase “the medium is the message” to suggest that the medium in which a message or communication is delivered many times influences or overshadows the message itself. Thus, the fact that a politician’s speech is broadcast on television has a bigger impact on how an audience receives it than the message of the speech itself.

September 12, 2014

US millennial women make up a huge group that is almost impossible to characterize. For one thing, the age range covers those still in high school all the way through women approaching their mid-30s. And they are a more ethnically diverse generation than any that has come before, according to a new eMarketer report, “Millennial Women: How Their Social Network Usage, Shopping Habits and Personal Finances Add Up.”

September 12, 2014

With increased demand from existing and new clients for Hispanic programming, Alison Brod has brought Adriana Lopez on board as Director of Multicultural Relations.

September 11, 2014

Results showed US Hispanic device ownership skews higher than the non-Hispanic US audience on a full range of connected devices, including smartphone, tablet, OTT, laptop, and smart TV, while leading the market in multi-tasking and mobile content consumption.

September 11, 2014

Comcast and Univision Communications Inc. announced they have reached a long-term agreement for Comcast to distribute Univision Deportes Network (UDN) to XFINITY TV customers who subscribe to its Digital Preferred or XFINITY Latino levels of service.

September 11, 2014

I recently wrote about how silly it is to embed a team of digitally focused folks in your marketing department, call it a team and expect results.  The response was overwhelming to that article, which shocked me because I thought that idea was taken for granted.  Apparently I was overstating the understanding of that concept.

September 11, 2014

Telemundo announced multiplatform sponsorship initiatives with Toyota, Revlon and T-Mobile that will be part of its new reality competition series, “Yo Soy El Artista.” Hosted by international star Lucero, the revolutionary program will debut on Sunday, September 14 at 8PM/7C.

September 11, 2014

The digital marketing world has been abuzz for months about Facebook’s dialing-down of organic brand content in the average user’s newsfeed—and the declining importance of the “like” or page follow in its wake.

September 11, 2014

Ninety-two percent of executives from companies that are applying big data to their businesses said they are satisfied with the results, according to new research by Accenture.

September 10, 2014

The real recipe for cultivating brand loyalty comes down to context.

September 10, 2014

Equally as impressive, Hispanics opened businesses — many owned by self-employed individuals — at a rate more than twice the national average of 18 percent between 2002 and 2007, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau figures.

September 10, 2014

Smartphones, tablets and computers have redefined how we connect every day. As new technologies emerge, consumers are connecting in even more ways and understanding these new connections is critical.

September 10, 2014

In September 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week, observed during the week that included Sept. 15 and Sept. 16. Congress expanded the observance in 1989 to a monthlong celebration (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) of the culture and traditions of those who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

September 10, 2014

YouTube is booming. A recent analysis from Jefferies valued the company at up to $40 billion—more than Twitter. And marketers have taken note, using the platform to share content as digital video continues to rise in popularity.

September 10, 2014

From a purely observational context, it strikes me that we’re at an interesting cross-roads in generational marketing. So much of what our sports fan and participant research focused on during the first decade of this century was meeting the needs of a maturing Boomer generation that did not always follow the leads of prior generations reaching a similar life stage. Fast-forward to the present day and it seems that everyone is trying to unlock the secret sauce that resonates with Millennials. And on the surface level this makes sense.

September 10, 2014

Cowboy Mining follows the crew at Globexplore Drilling as they drill thousands of feet below the earth's surface to hit apple-sized targets delivering valuable mineral samples of gold, silver, copper and other high-value minerals so that the next "world-class" discovery can be made.