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November 22, 2014

Over the last several years the Festival Iberoamericano de la Publicidad (FIAP) has encountered a shrinking fan base and competition from other more important and targeted creative awards programs in Latin America and the US Hispanic Market. 

November 22, 2014

Beverage companies spent $866 million to advertise unhealthy drinks in 2013, and children and teens remained key target audiences for that advertising, according to a new report released by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity. The report, Sugary Drink FACTS 2014, highlights some progress regarding beverage marketing to young people, but also shows that companies still have a long way to go to improve their marketing practices and the nutritional quality of their products to support young people’s health.

November 22, 2014

As many of you know, we have given considerable coverage to the issue of Total Market through our platform HispanicAd.com and our new platform Hispanic CMO.   We have let the voices of our industry, including those of decent; enjoy a platform for their views.  We have attended or worked closely with organizations and conference that have made an attempt at defining and understanding the need for a term like Total Market.  The more I read, listen and think, the more I am against the term Total Market.  By Gene Bryan / HispanicAd.com/HispanicCMO.com

November 22, 2014

It may seem a bit like piling on, but I think that it’s finally time for the TV industry to change the way audience and ads are measured, bought and sold. Its measurement is broken and needs to be fixed. Just this past week, quite uncharacteristically, even Nielsen made a case for fixing things.

November 22, 2014

Mobile devices have revolutionized content consumption. The mobile advertising market is thriving, so why is the industry still plagued with poor conversion and click-through rates? Why does mobile ad content stand in such stark contrast to content that consumers enjoy? Mobile advertising has a content problem on its hands -- how can engagement, data, and creative all correlate with one another?

November 21, 2014

Claure, the first foreign-born Latino CEO in the history of the U.S. to lead a telecommunications company, is very committed to engaging and connecting with the Hispanic consumer, and this is the focus of the brand’s next advertising campaign set to hit the air during the Latrin Grammys.

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November 22, 2014

As part of LATISM’s The Best of the Best in Cyberlandia 2014 annual conference in Los Angeles, AARP scored an award as Best Health Partner reaching Latino(a)s through Social Media.

November 21, 2014

El Rey Network will program a “Kaiju Christmas” marathon that brings you over 48 hours of giant monster mania featuring the original King of the Monsters, Godzilla. 

November 21, 2014

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times" -- for salespeople.  I should actually rephrase that to “they were the best of tactics, they were the worst of tactics,” because there are some pretty poor tactics employed by salespeople these days, which is funny given all the tools and insights available to them.  

November 21, 2014

Magazine publisher Televisa is pulling the plug on its Puerto Rico operations next month.

November 21, 2014

Univision Communications Inc. announced the launch of Novelas Xpress, abridged versions of popular telenovelas that deliver all the drama and passion of the original stories – in smaller and more concentrated packages –15 hours in total length or less.

November 21, 2014

The number of internet users worldwide will surpass 3 billion in 2015, according to new figures from eMarketer, increasing 6.2% next year to reach 42.4% of the entire world's population.

November 21, 2014

An industry-wide initiative, led by the trade group AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing, seeks to get more granular into advertisers ROI measures of the Hispanic market.  A new study, Refining Hispanic ROI, released today by AHAA finds that the rapid shifts in the Hispanic market coupled with the emergence of the Total Market Approach, demand that sales data and television measurement methods evolve or new models emerge to give marketers an accurate read on their Hispanic ROI.

November 21, 2014

Pablo Buffagni, Creative Director and Head Chef at BBQ Agency, has just been honored as the best US Hispanic Creative Director at El Ojo de Iberoamérica awards 2014, based on the creative work he led before the recent launch of his new agency. He had won last year as well, while working for Grupo Gallegos, and in the past when we was at Conill Saatchi & Saatchi and Bromley.

November 20, 2014

Through Custom 360 Integrations, MetroPCS is a Brand Partner in Estrella TV’s Tengo Talento.   This season long partnership with Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento will be highlighted through three primary elements:  The MetroPCS Call Home Segment, MetroPCS Lounge and MetroPCS as Voting Partner.

November 20, 2014

Entravision Communications Corporation announced that it will host the first “Noche de Locura con Erazno y La Chokolata” on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. This exclusive event, taking place at the Showrooom at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada, is in commemoration of the city of Las Vegas declaring November 23rd as the official Erazno y La Chokolata Day and celebrating eleven years since the show’s inception. The inaugural “Noche de Locura” will be hosted by Oswaldo Diaz, the vibrant performer and star of the hit radio program El Show de Erazno y La Chokolata, and will include special guest performances from the hottest regional Mexican artists including Calibre 50, Voz de Mando, Banda Carnaval and Remmy Valenzuela. Doors open at 7 p.m.

November 20, 2014

Mothers are a highly digital cohort by multiple measures—internet penetration, smartphone ownership, social network usage, etc. It helps them accomplish the multitudinous tasks of motherhood while also giving them some escape from those demands. But all this digital usage (and the multitasking it often entails) can sometimes aggravate as well as reduce the pressures of their day, according to a new eMarketer report, “Mothers and Digital Media: Useful, Yes; a Panacea, No.”

November 20, 2014

Every digital marketer knows there’s a wealth of data out there to make their efforts—potentially—more effective. Likewise, every digital marketer knows there are approximately a million and one tools that promise to take that data and turn it into proven ROI. But what kinds of technology actually help?

November 19, 2014

Telemundo Chicago announced that Rodrigo Arana has been named sports anchor for Noticiero Telemundo Chicago at 5 PM and 10 PM.

November 19, 2014

Not quite a household term, yet, the Internet of Things among the consumer electronics industry continues to elicit breathless economic predictions and promises of life-altering technologies. Estimates put IoT at 50 billion connected devices to the tune of over $7 trillion in revenue by 2020. Phones and cars already talk back, wristwatches monitor and record our activity, and the recently released Amazon Echo speaker is bringing the helpful home robot one step closer to reality.

November 19, 2014

The US social networking market is becoming more competitive, with smaller, newer players catering to an increasingly diverse set of users.  But according to a new online survey from Cowen and Company of internet users 18 and older, Facebook still leads the market by wide margin. Its share of monthly users is double that of LinkedIn, the social network with the second-highest audience penetration.

November 19, 2014

'Tis the season to be shopping! With the holidays quickly approaching and Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and other retail-centric extravaganzas on the horizon, many people are beginning to plan their shopping sprees. And on how many lists will toys appear this year? Just over half of all Americans (51%) plan to purchase toys as gifts this year, nearly consistent with last year's intent (50%). Not surprisingly, parents of a child under the age of 18 are twice as likely to purchase toys as those without children under the age of 18 (82% vs. 41%, respectively).

November 19, 2014

From 2009 to 2012, the population of unauthorized immigrants rose in seven states and fell in 14, according to new Pew Research Center estimates.

November 19, 2014

Hispanic consumers tend to feel they are not doing as well as in the past but anticipate that the growing economy will help improve their situation, according to the latest Hispanic consumer confidence index by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).

November 18, 2014

WAPA America has acquired the exclusive rights from Puerto Rico TV, the Island’s public television network, to three beloved local programs, “Puertorriqueñisimo,” “Así Canta Puerto Rico”, and “El Show de Chucho.” All three weekly shows are scheduled to premiere the weekend of November 22-23.

November 18, 2014

“La Banda”, developed by Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and Saban Brands and co-produced with FremantleMedia Latin America, aims to create the world’s ultimate Latino boyband through the largest Latino talent search in U.S. TV history.