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May 25, 2018

Lotus Communications is one of the few radio broadcasting companies that owns radio stations with Spanish-language and English-language programming. How is the company capitalizing on this? And, is there one thing that's particularly important when inking that contract with a client? Company President Jim Kalmenson shares all in this latest Hispanic Radio Podcast.

May 25, 2018

Republicad announced the appointment of marketing industry executive Jeannette Xenodakis as media director.

May 25, 2018

Women continue to earn less than men in nearly all occupations, but this is more pronounced in fields that predominantly employ men and in professions with a comparable mix of men and women. The largest pay gap is within the finance and sales professions.

May 25, 2018

Apps have been shown to be responsible for more sales than the mobile web—and even desktop, which would imply that buyers via app are valuable. But how many US consumers use retail apps?

May 25, 2018

BOTTOM LINE: We have analyzed trends associated with the use of television alongside commercial share trends for national media owners in the United States through the end of the calendar month of April 2018 (covering the period running from April 1 to April 30 rather than the broadcast month, which ran from April 2 to April 29 this year). Complete data contained within this report became available from Nielsen last week.

May 24, 2018

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) announced the HispanicAd.com Culture Account Planning Excellence (CAPE) award winners. The award-winning campaigns will be recognized during a panel session honoring the CAPE winners on Wednesday, June 6 at the CMC’s Annual Conference. Judged by a panel of multicultural marketing experts, the prestigious awards recognize the strategic planning and insights that are the bedrock of any multicultural campaign. CMC has worked with HispanicAd.com to revitalize the CAPE awards from the Hispanic Account Planning Excellence awards after a two year hiatus.

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May 24, 2018

Digital ad spend continues to rise, and is forecast to top $203bn in 2018 (GroupM, 2017). Yet despite continuing growth, many senior marketers from the most valuable global brands lack confidence in digital advertising’s ability to truly deliver against its great promise: to create seamless, personalised experiences online, in the crucial moments that matter between people and brands.  And perhaps this lack of confidence is justified: most people feel they are being bombarded with increasingly intrusive messages. And while that criticism is aimed at advertising as a whole, the consensus is that poorly executed digital advertising is driving the trend.

May 24, 2018

Customer engagement is a priority for many, but no single action plan exists for how to measure it. Some brands simply identify and tally customer engagements, while others truly understand the value of each action.

May 24, 2018

Telemundo Deportes unveiled the theme song and music production package for this summer’s World Cup broadcast on Telemundo and Universo, “Sueño de Campeones” or “Champions Dream,” by Emmy Award winning composer and producer Yoav Goren. “Sueño de Campeones” is an extensive music package supporting Telemundo Deportes’ coverage of the most prestigious soccer tournament in the world, featuring 32 teams and a total of 64 matches, played across 12 venues in Russia.

May 24, 2018

ThinkNow announce that Jannet Torres has joined the company in the newly created position of vice president, custom research. Torres will have national responsibility for building ThinkNow’s market research and consumer insights team and will be based in Los Altos, Calif.  

May 24, 2018

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. announced that Jorge Hidalgo joins the company as senior vice president of operations.

May 23, 2018

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. announced the appointment of David Bailin as Vice President, National and Network Sales. Bailin will be responsible for revenue generating sales strategies, expanding business development initiatives and creating 360 multimedia platforms for SBS’ national and network division AIRE Radio Networks. Based out of the SBS New York office, Bailin will also collaborate with SBS’ digital platform, LaMusica, with its respective sales and business development efforts.

May 23, 2018

Univision Communications Inc. announced  new 10-year agreement that will keep the Latin GRAMMY Awards®, on the Univision Network through 2028. The new agreement, unprecedented in Spanish-language television in the United States, extends the partnership established in 2005 with The Latin Recording Academy® to include multi-platform coverage across UCI’s portfolio of broadcast and digital brands and will include the highly anticipated 20th anniversary of the Latin GRAMMY Awards in 2019.

May 23, 2018

In a new national poll, Eagle Hill found that the integrity decline starts at the top. Only 15 percent say that corporate executives have the most integrity in the workplace, while 49 percent say that their colleagues have the most integrity.

May 23, 2018

Leaders have followers, and nowhere is that more evident than the global eCommerce market, where giant digital shopping destinations like eBay, Amazon and Alibaba now account for more than 50 percent of the nearly $500 billion spent by North American consumers online.

May 23, 2018

In 2011, Fox and the Spanish-language network Telemundo won the rights to broadcast the 2018 and 2022 World Cup in the U.S. for a record $1 billion dollars. Fox agreed to

May 22, 2018

The National Football League and CBS have reached an agreement with ESPN Deportes to televise Super Bowl LIII in Spanish on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 6 p.m. ET, live from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA.

May 22, 2018

RELEVENT, a multi-national media, sports and entertainment group and organizer of the International Champions Cup, announced the acquisition of BRC Group, the leading marketer and producer of Hispanic soccer programs in the U.S.. 

May 22, 2018

If we Hispanics can stay away from the siren song of whiny activism, pointless social justice warring, victimization and “snowflakism”, AND if we manage to overcome our perennial allergy to careers in the fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) the future of our kids looks brighter than ever.  By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc./LMMiami.com

May 22, 2018

Telemundo Station Group announced it’s dispatching a team of local station journalists from stations in Los Angeles, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, McAllen and its news bureaus in Washington, D.C. and Miami to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The station group’s team consists of 12 sports and news anchors, photographers and producers. This is the largest group of Telemundo station journalists to ever report from an international, live sporting event. Telemundo’s local journalists will round out Telemundo Deportes’ coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ by delivering local audiences the most relevant and compelling coverage about all 32 competing teams across the stations’ on-air, digital and mobile platforms. The stations’ mobile apps will also help soccer enthusiasts watch livestreams of the games and receive their World Cup news and sports updates wherever they go.

May 22, 2018

The ARF’s Scott McDonald tackled the topic by providing tips on the best use of A/B tests vs. Market-Mix Models (MMM) vs. Multi-Touch Attribution (MTA) to measure marketing ROI in an article published in ForbesMagazines. His overall recommendation: “all three of these techniques can provide value, but none should be treated as ‘the answer.’”

May 22, 2018

Driving frequency of visits and encouraging more small basket purchases is likely to be a key driver of growth for retailers in the first half of 2018; and with 77% of shoppers actively look for a promotion, this could be one way for convenience retailers to help encourage one extra item in the basket behaviours.

May 22, 2018

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Market (CMC) announced today that Sprint is the winner of the 2018 CMC Marketer of the Year Award. Sprint joins a prestigious short list of elite brands that have received the award, including Ford, McDonald’s, State Farm, Toyota, and Walmart. Alberto Lorente, multicultural marketing director for Sprint, will accept the award and discuss the wireless carrier’s commitment to the Hispanic and multicultural market at CMC’s 2018 Annual Conference. The session will take place on Wednesday, June 6 at 9:00 a.m. at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.

May 22, 2018

In this post, Dale Beaton, Global Head of Brand Guidance Insights Division at Kantar, considers why marketers need to know what they are trying to achieve and measure their progress toward that goal if they are to maximize the return on their marketing investment.

May 19, 2018

Telemundo Deportes announced the complete line-up of Telemundo’s daily news and entertainment programming, supplementing the network’s World Cup coverage during the month-long event. Telemundo will deploy the network’s top news and sports on-air talent from Un Nuevo Dia, Noticias Telemundo, Al Rojo Vivo and Titulares y Más to report live and on-site from Russia, in addition to the new primetime studio show Viva el Mundial y Más hosted by renowned TV host and actress Jacqueline Bracamontes and Titulares y Más’s Karim Mendiburu.

May 19, 2018

When IAB and the 4A’s released the Long Form Video Terms and Conditions Addendum. Working group members gathered to lead this educational townhall on the topic. Presenters include: Eric John and Elizabeth Wang from the IAB, Terry Cohen and Louis Jones from the 4A’s, Sara Axelbaum from FOX Networks Group, Brad Stockton from Henkel, and Joan Chakonas from NBCUniversal.