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March 04, 2015

A new U.S. Census Bureau report released provides an in-depth analysis of the nation’s population looking forward to 2060, including its size and composition across age, sex, race, Hispanic origin and nativity. These projections are the first to incorporate separate projections of fertility for native- and foreign-born women, permitting the Census Bureau to better account for the effects of international migration on the U.S. population.

March 04, 2015

Miami based Pinta has been selected as Hispanic agency of record for UFC, helping with marketing efforts, creative public relations, social media, fighter promotions and event support.

March 04, 2015

Major brands are now using location data for purposes beyond targeting consumers at a particular moment in time. Marketers are leveraging location data to build much more comprehensive audience segments, which can be used to target consumers in a wide array of mobile campaign scenarios.

March 04, 2015

According to the report, digital content has become king and online personalities reign as the most relatable and influential, with 13-24 viewers revealing a considerable 11.3 hours weekly watching “free” online video and declaring the internet the dominant platform delivering the experience and content more suited to their lifestyle. A large driver of that consumption was that for the 62 percent majority, digital content just makes them feel good about themselves vs. 40 percent reported for TV.

March 04, 2015

The company will debut “Vamos Por Ti” (We’ll Come For You) – its first-ever fully-dedicated Hispanic marketing campaign. The campaign focuses on Enterprise’s offer to pick up local neighborhood car rental customers at no extra cost.

March 04, 2015

DDM Brands and López Martí Miami, respectively client & agency, just rolled out their Yezz ARA effort with a comprehensive branded, experiential and social content initiative.

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March 04, 2015

Lopez Negrete Communications, Inc. earned 56  American Advertising Federation – Houston chapter awards, two of which were “Best in Show,” in the Digital and Broadcast categories, respectively. 2015 marks the eleventh consecutive year that the agency has earned “Best in Show’ awards, with this year being the first year it takes home top honors in two categories.

March 04, 2015

For most parents, their kids grow up way too fast. They transform from diaper-wearing toddler to attachment-centric first-grader to a fickle teen in what seems like no time, quickly clamoring for independence, privacy and to make their own choices.

March 03, 2015

Social influence democratized the age-old “influencer status” by devaluing the idea of influence entirely. It turned everyone into an influencer, and in the process, it turned a strategy like influence into another media metric.

March 03, 2015

This April, AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing will be educating the industry what it means to be relevant and setting the record straight on who is getting Total Market right – and who isn’t. The AHAA Annual Conference, taking place in Miami from April 27 to 29, 2015, will redefine relevance utilizing C-suite leaders from top brands, futurists and expert panels across key areas.

March 03, 2015

Heineken USA assigns Geometry Global as agency of record for all Hispanic and Total Market retail and shopper marketing. Geometry will lead strategy and shopper marketing programs with a focus on Heineken, Heineken Light, Tecate, and Tecate Light brands within the Heineken portfolio.

March 03, 2015

By Gonzalo López Martí – LMMIAMI.COM

Last week I ranted about the first leg of the two-pronged concept of “brand”: intellectual property.

  • We discussed how the survival and profitability of a brand ultimately depends on its power to enforce IP.
  • We pointed out how, for the most part, Intel Prop might be defunct due to the inability of global companies to enforce it in the parts of the world registering real consumer growth (Chindia).
  • This week we will discuss the second leg of the concept of “brand”: a loose amalgamation of awareness, respectability, desirability and measurable purchase intent which we could call, say, reputation.
March 03, 2015

Entravision Communications Corporation announced that it has promoted María Lopez-Knowles from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of its Pulpo Media  business unit to the newly created position of CMO of Entravision.

March 03, 2015

Sensis opened an office in Austin having merged with K. Fernandez Marketing of San Antonio.

March 03, 2015

Alliance Radio Networks announces that Eddie Sotelo— known as “Piolin”--- has launched a new morning show, "El Show de Piolin", across 40 radio station affiliates in the U.S, including Entravision’s 14 stations.

March 03, 2015

El Rey Network and Miramax announced today the start of production on the sophomore season of Robert Rodriguez’s “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” in Austin, TX.

February 28, 2015

Here's the crux. In spite of the fact that as an industry of Hispanic marketers we've become very sophisticated in our methods and resources, we're still stuck in a time warp. What do I mean by this? We continue to focus on US, what WE do well, what WE need and what the Hispanic market needs instead of focusing on our clients' companies or the companies where we own responsibility for Hispanic Marketing and where we're responsible for contributing to OVERALL growth.  By Terry Soto, Author and CEO, About Marketing Solutions, Inc.

February 28, 2015

From a strategic marketing perspective, social media provides brands with a wealth of data that can inform their brand strategy. Consumers are posting comments about the brands they like and the ones they don’t like; they capture negative and positive experiences related to products and services, and provide reasons for their opinions.

February 28, 2015

Much like the media realm, the consumer product landscape is becoming increasingly fragmented. Competition is rising, new channels are developing and choice is rampant. The combination of these and many other factors has retailers and manufacturers shuffling myriad promotion options to best publicize their products and boost sales.

February 28, 2015

Our nation’s future is here. Boosted by Hispanic & Asian births & immigration, Gen Z will be the first American generation that is equally Multicultural and White Non-Hispanic. In the top 10 Total Market (TM) states, 6 in 10 Gen Z are of Multicultural background vs 4 in 10 in the other 40 states. Half of all Gen Z reside in the Top 10 TM states.  By Santiago Solutions Group

February 28, 2015

This new research presentation from Edison Research is a comprehensive look at when and how we wake up, what we do and when, and our morning media habits.

February 28, 2015

Online shoppers in the US have long had instant access to price comparisons at the moment of purchase – but now “bricks and mortar” shoppers are using their mobile phones to bring this behavior in-store.

February 27, 2015

Postmodernism in architecture was a movement made possible by a generation of designers who had grown up with modern architecture — and who playfully, confidently and knowingly designed for a world that had moved past modernism.  They felt free, empowered and looked back on modern architecture with scorn: How could people have been so limited, so unimaginative and so constricted to act that way?  One day, advertising will enter a similar era. The “postdigital age” will herald a time when the concept and word "digital" will move into the background, where agencies and titles remove that moniker, where conversations switch from the pipes to the content.

February 27, 2015

Entravision Communications Corporation announced that radio broadcasts of the 2015 CONCACAF Copa Oro and CONMEBOL Copa America Tournaments will be broadcast live on 16 Entravision radio stations in 15 markets across the United States from June 12, 2015 through July 26, 2015.

February 27, 2015

Univision Communications Inc. announced that it will hold its annual Upfront presentation for advertisers in New York City at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the Lyric Theatre. UCI’s 2016 event will also take place at the Lyric on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

February 27, 2015

With on-court talent hailing from all parts of the globe—from Argentina to Australia—it stands to reason that the NBA has one of the most culturally and racially diverse followings of all sports leagues. In fact, according to the 2014 Year in Sports Media Report, during the 2013-2014 season, multicultural audiences spent more time watching NBA games on TV compared to white viewers, with African-Americans and Asian-Americans spending the most time watching, followed by Hispanics.