2022 HMC HISPANIC MARKET GUIDE explores Hispanic Diversity, Cultural Blind Spots, Inclusive Advertising & Media Consumption [DOWNLOAD for FREE]
The Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) has released its 2022 Hispanic Market Guide, the most comprehensive resource on the U.S. Hispanic market. Hispanics are impacting the multicultural mainstream at a faster pace than anticipated, shifting American culture and purchase behaviors. Brands who make continuous efforts to connect with the multicultural market are seeing results that demonstrate the economic power of Hispanics.
Sitting neatly at the intersection of media magic and creative success is the debate around attention, which was a topic du jour from day one. Advertisers are increasingly keen to create ads that capture and retain attention. Publishers want to show they have the environments that deliver high-quality attention. And Agencies want to place ads where they can generate the most attention for their clients’ money.
Nearly half (48%) of all advertisers, agencies, ad tech companies and media owners think the industry is facing its “worst-ever crisis” when it comes to talent, topping off at 54% among agencies, according to new research from WFA and global media advisors, MediaSense.
There’s good news and bad news in the world of marketing procurement, according to a new report from the ANA.
The ANA introduced the industry’s first set of guidelines for measuring influencer marketing to help advertisers overcome a challenge that has thwarted them for several years.
Advertising is a commitment. It can also be expensive. And while we know that brands are prioritizing their brand awareness efforts in the coming year, there isn’t a marketer on the planet who’s not focused on the tangible returns that their spend delivers. And given that focus, it’s not uncommon for brands to pull back when the returns aren’t there. Somewhat counterintuitively, however, that’s usually not a good strategy.
To spot sudden, disruptive changes in customer and market behavior, modern marketers need high-velocity data marketing, according to a new report by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and GfK. These data systems need to be agile and adaptable with the ability to acquire real-time, relevant data signals and close the gap between data, insights and action.
The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) has been telling advertisers that diversity and inclusion will lead to brand growth. The ANA’s Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM) has developed new research tools that have proven that inclusive content makes advertising three times more effective. Unfortunately, not everyone has gotten the message yet. But what about America’s pastime– MOVIES. What can we learn about consumers through an analysis of how movies perform? Nobody is forced to watch a movie, right? So, it stands to reason that people will prefer movies that resonate with them. By Roberto Orci
According to the report, about half of marketers are not spending enough in a channel to get maximum ROI. While a poor ROI might cause brands to pull back on spending, Nielsen found that spend often needs to be higher to break through and drive returns. Nielsen's "50-50-50 Gap" states that while 50% of media plans are underinvested by a median of 50%, ROI can be improved 50% with the ideal budget.
It’s no secret that brands have shifted their efforts to create personalized messages and offerings to earn consumers’ attention and wallets. However, personalization tactics alone won’t be enough to foster more meaningful, long-term relationships with their customers.
Spring this year brought a flurry of thought-provoking senior executive-level hires in the retail industry. Some appeared to be primarily shrewd marketing and influencer-gathering moves — the appointment of Kim Kardashian as chief taste consultant by Beyond Meat, or Hilary Duff as chief mom officer of Carter’s. Others look like early bets on a still-unknown future; both Crate and Barrel and Disney, for example, have recently appointed senior vice presidents of the metaverse.
ANA, WARC & LIONS announce long-term partnership to create a US and Global business practice to “Crack the Code of Creative Effectiveness”
The ANA, WARC, and LIONS have announced a unique long-term research partnership to create a global framework that guides and supports brands in ‘Cracking the Code of Creative Effectiveness’. The initial goal of this project is to address both the culture of effectiveness within organizations as well as the elements of campaign effectiveness. Other fundamentals of effectiveness, aligned with the ANA Global Growth agenda’s Brand, Creativity & Media pillar, will be incorporated into the creation of the roadmap and foundation for the practice.
The report surveyed 400 B2C marketers across the globe about their experiences and approaches to better understand how marketing teams in general are using conversational marketing. The report dives into how B2C marketers are finding success, improving metrics, the particular channels they're finding more effective, and more.
Let me put this as simply as I can. Recession is not a one-size-fits-all event. How brands, sectors, and countries fare varies. If you brand is in decent shape, stay the course. If not, it is time to consider alternative strategies. And if you want a more detailed refresher than this, read on. By Nigel Hollis
Since the dawn of digital, those of us in multicultural marketing have watched general market agencies take over budgets once aligned to specific target markets, such as Hispanic, only to be put in the ubiquitous bucket called “total market approach”. If you are one of these marketers let me point out a few observations of why it’s not working. By Karla Fernandez Parker
A startling gap exists between marketers who are poised for future growth and those who are less likely to significantly improve growth prospects based on how each group views future opportunities and the importance of innovation.