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July 11, 2020

With culture in a state of volatility, uncertainty, and change – multicultural insights are more imperative than ever.  An in-depth discussion with Alma and Urias Communications, gold and silver winners of the 2020 CMC Culture Account Planning Excelencia (CAPE) Awards. This webinar took an in-depth look at the art of planning and the cultural insights behind these award-winning campaigns.

July 11, 2020

Numerous studies and guidance papers advise marketers on how to react during a recession to come out ahead of the competition, but very little has been written about agencies.

July 11, 2020

A growing share of the marketing budget is managed according to the principles of targeted-performance marketing: personalized messages, direct impact measurement at the level of individual users, near-time optimization, and partial automation. This is especially true for digital marketing activities that drive conversion and purchase.

July 11, 2020

You’ve done the segmentation studies. You’ve parsed the data. You’ve sliced and diced every bit of learning you could get about your target consumer. (Maybe you even came up with a catchy name for your cohort, like “Determined Doers” or “Moms on a Mission.”) Now you’ve got a perfect picture of one very speci c type of individual.  You understand their attitudes, their beliefs and their path to purchase. And you’re counting on these assumptions to inform every part of your digital marketing, from creative development and media placement to analytics and optimization.  There’s just one problem.

July 11, 2020

It's been a busy few weeks at Facebook, what with the ad boycott, hastily arranged meetings with agencies, bullish statements from Mark Zuckerberg ('who needs advertisers, and in any case they'll be back soon enough'), and remarks from the company and its supporters that there's really nothing to see here at Facebook we were in any event cleaning out the Augean stables. No one believed them.  By Brian Jacobs - The COG Blog

July 11, 2020

Americans are spending less of their total listening time with YouTube in 2020, and YouTube as an audio-only source is reaching fewer Americans in 2020, according to two updated datasets from Edison Research.

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July 10, 2020

In part II of my “Women in the Workplace” series, I had an opportunity to talk to incredible women leaders about their views about women in the workplace and what it takes to build a true sisterhood among female colleagues.  By Roxana Lissa

July 10, 2020

Views on how far the country has come on gender equality differ widely by gender and by partyA hundred years after the 19th Amendment was ratified, about half of Americans say granting women the right to vote has been the most important milestone in advancing the position of women in the country. Still, a majority of U.S. adults say the country hasn’t gone far enough when it comes to giving women equal rights with men, even as a large share thinks there has been progress in the last decade, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

July 10, 2020

Two important narratives have been necessarily conflated as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has made its way around the world this year: the devastating impact of the deadly disease on the lives of millions and their loved ones and the almost immediate effect on the global economy.

July 10, 2020

The MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future, a multi-disciplinary initiative examining how emerging technologies are changing the nature of work, is launching a series of subject-specific research briefs by MIT faculty that will help frame national discussion and policies regarding work, technology, and how we can create greater shared prosperity in the country.

July 10, 2020

Noticias Telemundo announced an expansion of its news programming, adding a new late-night weekend national newscast beginning Saturday, July 18. Hosted by anchor Vanessa Hauc, the newscast will air on Saturday and Sunday nights at 11:30p ET/ 10:30p CT (time subject to change based on local programming).

July 10, 2020

The campaign, called “A New Frontier in Beer,” features the brand’s flagship craft brew, Sea Señor Mexican Lager, and launches with :30-second ad spots in both English and Spanish.

July 09, 2020

Real change needs empathy, not sympathy. It takes life experience, not advertising expertise. And it requires rising leaders to re-imagine the 'fit it in or get out' industry we've inherited.  By William Esparza -  CEO of hyphenated

July 09, 2020

Failure is one of the most important sources of success – especially in times of Covid-19 – but only when companies allow their employees to experiment and adapt to changing customer needs. And fast feedback is necessary if companies are going to allow their employees the leeway to fail fast.  by Manfred Maier - Global Platform Solutions Lead Customer Experience at Kantar

July 09, 2020

GroupM announced the launch of The GroupM Multicultural Marketplace in the U.S. This marketplace is currently live with 300 publishers, representing a comprehensive—and growing—list of Black and Hispanic owned and/or focused publishers that create, curate and distribute content specifically for these audiences.

July 09, 2020

The fourth season of the hit sports reality competition Exatlón Estados Unidos is ready for its big comeback on Monday, July 13 at 7pm/6c on Telemundo. Viewers can enjoy the new era of Exatlón when the 15 impressive athletes - seven from the Famous Team (Red Team) and eight from Team Contenders (Blue Team) - return to the competition to vie for the $200,000 grand prize.

July 08, 2020

You've heard it before and you’ll hear it again. Millennials have been a hot topic for years now, but why? In this episode, we look into the minds of Millennials as the first of them turn 40.  Learn what truly makes this generation different from the rest.

July 08, 2020

During these times of uncertainty, endless changes and news being generated and affecting us by the second, I am happy to read articles and publications where big brands announce new plans and optimization measures aimed at their advertising and digital marketing budgets.  By Ana López - Prisa Brand Solutions Americas Marketing Director and Multicultural Marketing and Digital Communications Consultant.

July 08, 2020

Many times when people hear the word "AI," they think of a Terminator-esque dystopia where people are becoming disconnected from themselves, where technology is replacing human connection and personability.

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

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 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 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.