40% of the world’s population use social media. With some industry reports claiming that consumers on average spend two hours every day sharing, liking, tweeting and updating on these platforms, what does 2019 hold?

Culture increasingly has the potential to negatively impact agency new business, as brands demand more gender and ethnic diversity. A positive, inclusive culture with opportunities for all is no longer just a “nice to have.” Today, agencies must make employer culture a priority to attract and retain the talent they need to remain competitive.  by Mark Duval / THE DUVAL PARTNERSHIP

To learn why Lazer Broadcasting is bringing its take on regional Mexican programming to the nation, and how both Envision and SuiteRadio are involved, Josh Mednick sat down with RBR+TVBR Editor-in-Chief Adam R Jacobson in this lively and informative Hispanic Radio Podcast.

The U.S. Census Bureau announced the release of the 2013-2017 American Community Survey (ACS) five-year estimates, which features more than 40 social, economic, housing and demographic topics, including homeownership rates and costs, health insurance, and educational attainment.

If marketers understand the need for a balanced approach to understanding performance, why do they still focus on short-term sales as the primary indicator of campaign success?

Consumers today have infinite options when it comes to premium content, which presents a unique challenge for brands and advertisers: attention is finite, and it's far too easy for consumers to tune out a brand's message if it isn't relevant to them or their interests.

2018 has been an eventful year for Hispanic grocery stores. We saw Bodega Latina expand to Texas with an acquisition of Fiesta Mart, Winn-Dixie’s Fresco Y Más concept grew in Florida, and Albertson’s El Rancho Supermercado officially entered the Houston market.

To really understand the attitudinal power of brands we need to look beyond the absolute scores and instead examine relative strengths and weaknesses. If more people say good things about a brand than claim to use it then that difference represents an opportunity to grow, provided that association has a positive relationship with business outcomes.  by Nigel Hollis

We all see the headlines. “Cord cutting” is accelerating. Viewers may soon do away with TV as we know it. As Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming services gain traction, it may seem that traditional pay TV services — cable and satellite — are heading for the exits.  But, headlines can be misleading — in a big way.  By Sarah Liddle / GFK

In its definitive CMO tenure report, Winmo finds that female CMOs, which make up about 42 percent of tenures across industries, rotate up and out of roles five months sooner than their male counterparts (37.5 months vs. 43 months).

Every radio station owner, GSM or sales associate is always on the lookout for a great new way to bring in the dollars.  By Adam Jacobson

Kids continue to be an anomaly of the digital era. While few have smartphones or inhabit the social networks that preoccupy teens and adults, their sheer amount of screen time nonetheless manages to feel like a national crisis.

NGL Collective was recently recognized as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur360 List, a premier study delivering the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America.

Primo TV (Vme Media Inc.) announces the upcoming premiere of the Matt Hatter Chronicles movie "Rise of Primal". The legendary Primal, first and mightiest of the Coronet Super Villains, has risen again and it's up to Matt Hatter to stop him! The movie will make its U.S. premiere on December 25th, 4PM EST / 1PM PST.

See you in 2019.  Should news break, we will publish.