Entravision Communications Corporation announced that Entravision Solutions, the Company’s national sales and marketing organization, has extended its relationship with MLC Media through 2021.

In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," analyst Lauren Fisher discusses the ways that programmatic is being used for audio, out-of-home and TV ad buys. What's driving the changes, and what stands in the way of faster growth?

WAPA Television celebrated its many achievements and revealed an exciting new year of programming at a glamorous 2019 upfront presentation on Thursday, December 13, 2018, where network executives, accompanied by on-air talent, announced new reality show formats, original programming, digital shows, and expanded sports offerings.  

Once again, it’s that time of year to look back and also forward.  I have always held myself publicly accountable on this forum at year’s end. Initially I did this by looking at the data that my writing delivered: likes, shares, volume of comments, etc.  Then we got wiser and learned that those metrics are perhaps not really good indicators of performance (and if you still use these, get smart!). So I switched to predicting the future. Let’s see how we did, for 2018, shall we? Consider it my end-of-year performance review.  by Maarten Albarda

Brand choice is driven by primarily by emotion and feeling. People don’t make brand choices based on logical, persuasive marketing arguments (as many in our industry still like to believe), rather the more you feel for a brand, the more likely you are to buy it. But is this equally true for all product categories?  by Nigel Hollis

By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc / LMMiami.com

  • The Trump admin wants to use the upcoming census to identify undocumented immigrants.
  • A gross breach of privacy you might say.
  • Well, the US has a strong judiciary that has stopped the overreaching instincts of the other two branches of government several times already.
  • And vice versa.

Choice has always been coveted among consumers. When it comes to the media universe, the abundance in devices, services and content has never been more prevalent, which in turn is opening up a complex web of consumption behaviors. With all of this technology at consumers’ literal fingertips, which of these platforms are they focused on?

According to this study, 67 percent of U.S. respondents have used live chat, social media, or texting for customer service. Among Gen Z and Millennials, 46 percent and 47 percent respectively have used social media to communicate with customer service in the past year -- compared to only 7 percent of Baby Boomers and 26 percent of Gen X. More than a third (36 percent) of Gen Z consumers prefer social media for simple inquiries compared to only 5 percent of Baby Boomers.

ThinkNow released its ThinkNow Snapshot: 2018 Total Market Markers + Milestones, identifying the top trends that shaped multicultural research. Milestones range from shaky consumer sentiment to the proliferation of mobile shopping and from the rise of stream-ing services to the new multicultural mainstream consumer.

Deloitte’s 10th annual Tech Trends report identifies those trends that are likely to disrupt businesses in the next 18-24 months, including advanced networking, intelligent interfaces, serverless computing and more. These trends are part of a larger convergence of powerful forces that are driving disruption across industries.

The U.S. Census Bureau announced the release of new data on the makeup of student bodies from kindergartens to universities across the country. According to the latest data, the number of students nationwide enrolled in school was 76.4 million in 2017, not statistically different from the level in 2016. Those who are enrolled make up 24.7 percent of the population age 3 and older.

Emmis Communications is mainly known for English-language stations. Yet, it is shining in Texas' state capital with two FMs offering Spanish-language programming. Against formidable competitors, it's winning. This podcast delivers insights that could fit your market opportunity.

Walker & Company Brands, the company that makes health and beauty simple for people of color, today announced that it will join the Procter & Gamble Company family of brands to better serve consumers of color around the world.

As far as news coverage of emerging trends in marketing go, this one was exceptional: "New Report Cites Skyrocketing Growth of Internal Agencies," the Ad Age headline shouted, while Adweek weighed in with, "ANA Report: In-Housing Agency Work Is Accelerating." MediaPost followed suit with "ANA: Over Three-Quarters of Our Members Have In-House Agencies" and Campaign US ran with, "Number of In-House Agencies Rise Dramatically, ANA Study Finds."

To grow sales, more companies are teaming up to attract each other’s customers—and persuade their existing customers to buy more—by creating a positive association with another brand. Well-known alliances include McDonald’s Happy Meals with Disney toys and Dell PCs with Intel processors.

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