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May 25, 2019

Having been away from the game for a little over a year, I watch with morbid curiosity as the ad agency business continues its downward slide.  The latest? The RFP recently issued by General Mills.  GM, like many clients, are going away from agency-of-record relationships. Now, the big CPG wants to buy its creative ala carte.  Creative tapas, if you will.  By Patrick Scullin

May 25, 2019

With headlines referring to the “bleak” future of traditional TV and the increase in the number of “cord cutters” dropping pay TV, one might believe that fight is already over. Streaming service providers are triumphing over cable providers, ending decades as the overwhelmingly dominant provider of programming.  By Michelle Wroan

May 25, 2019

Modern consumers expect brands to have a solid purpose that reflects their own values. They look for brands to be transparent in their beliefs and behavior, and they want to see them having an impact, says Dirk Herbert, chief strategy officer-U.S. at Dentsu Aegis Network. Gravity, agency of record for the Just BARE brand, is part of the Dentsu Aegis Network.

May 25, 2019

The true prize of modern marketing is delivering experiences that are both world class to the consumer and deliver value to the business. Personalization is a crucial weapon in the marketer’s arsenal to achieve that goal. That’s how businesses can deliver tailored recommendations, content, offers, and experiences, across all channels and devices, along the entire customer journey.
 

May 25, 2019

The ongoing convergence of the way audiences consume linear and digital content lends itself to rethinking how data can and should be used to drive better outcomes for advertisers. This shift in consumer behavior is a valuable opportunity for marketers to use data to reach specific audiences more efficiently, all the while continuing to focus on privacy, user choice, and data governance.

May 24, 2019

HispanicAd in association with Adam R Jacobson are proud to announce the availability of the 2019 Hispanic Social Marketing Report for our readers.

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May 24, 2019

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) announced its 2019 Hispanic Market Guide, the most comprehensive resource on the U.S. Hispanic market, is now available to download.

May 24, 2019

The overall number of undergraduates at U.S. colleges and universities has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, with growth fueled almost exclusively by an influx of students from low-income families and students of color.

May 24, 2019

In the hit ABC sitcom Black-ish, the main character, Andre "Dre" Johnson (Anthony Anderson), is an African-American who has risen from the 'hood to the upper middle class as an executive at a Los Angeles ad agency. While working at the agency, Dre must deal with a constant stream of racist remarks from his buffoonish white boss. Now, new research from the ANA Educational Foundation (AEF) suggests the creator and writers of Black-ish — although they exaggerate the situation for comedy's sake — are not far off in their portrayal of the world of advertising and marketing.

May 23, 2019

Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) announced the winners of the Rising Stars Recognition, the Hispanic marketing industry’s premier award for outstanding marketing and advertising professionals under the age of 35. Veronica Ruiz del Vizo Pedrique, chief creative officer for Mashup Interactive, Jonathan Garcia , associate creative director for Alma, and Isabel Rafferty Zavala, CEO of Canela Media will be inducted as the Class of 2019 Rising Stars during the CMC Annual Summit on June 11, 2019 at the Statler Hotel in Dallas.

May 23, 2019

Influencer marketing is one of the most hyped marketing strategies today. However, in a world that rises and falls on public opinion, at the speed of digital, there are dangers in an influencer strategy. We can look to James Charles and The Jolly Green Giant for lessons on how to navigate this new opportunity.  by Anne Hunter - Executive Vice President, Strategy & Growth / Kantar

May 23, 2019

Brands are marketing in a multiverse. Have you seen Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse? Spoiler alert: Due to a malfunctioning particle accelerator, Spidey meets multiple Spider-People from across alternate dimensions. One of his many challenges is trying to send these other Spider-People home.

May 23, 2019

Miami based The Weinbach Group announced the addition of Claudia Lascano to its professional staff, where she will serve as manager of client services. In her role, Claudia will manage client accounts, plan and execute campaigns, and collaborate with the agency's senior leadership on overarching marketing strategy for clients of the marketing communications firm.

May 23, 2019

Prisa Brand Solutions announced the appointments of Ashley Perkins as East Coast VP of Sales, and Laura Saldivar as West Coast Sales Director. Perkins will be based in New York, and Saldivar in California. They will focus on sales strategy and business development in the United Stat

May 22, 2019

Brands and multicultural marketing leaders expect business-building research and cultural insights from the Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) upon which to base their culture-driven campaigns and grow market share. This year, the CMC will kick off its Annual Summit in Dallas on Monday, June 10, with a series of research deep dives to provide a knowledge framework for subsequent sessions throughout the conference. Kantar, Twitter and GroupM Multicultural tackle the phenomenon of microculturalism, culture-driven social media behaviors, and technology trends impacting effective marketing strategies to

May 22, 2019

Growth in marketing budgets has stalled after continued increases in recent years. The pressure is on CMOs to contribute to the bottom line and justify spend. Today, the CMO’s challenge is to allocate budget correctly to get the most out of a company’s marketing investment.

May 22, 2019

The world that has been radically transformed since the commercial internet emerged a quarter century ago. Ten insights help frame the digital journey.

May 21, 2019

After a year of political, environmental and economic upheaval, The Future 100: 2019 predicts how these disruptive currents will play out in culture, consumer behavior and emerging trends as consumers seek to navigate the storm.

May 21, 2019

For the second year in a row, NGL Collective, a leading Latinx digital entity per comScore Media Metrix (Hispanic All – Multi-Platform), has been awarded the TAG Certification Against Fraud Seal by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), the leading global certification program fighting criminal activity and increasing trust in the digital advertising industry.

May 21, 2019

Knowing that the census guides how much money a community gets from the government is the most important reason for people to respond to the census, according to results from a 2018 Census Bureau survey.

May 21, 2019

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

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May 21, 2019

After the giant success of the FIFA Men’s World Cup in 2018, Telemundo Deportes, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ and 2019 Copa America, revealed more details around its digital coverage plans for both tournaments.

May 21, 2019

Latin America used to be the world’s most prosperous emerging region, but it is on the verge of being overtaken by other regions that were long considerably poorer. It has lost ground since the 1980s despite reform initiatives because of sluggish growth and the unequal distribution of the gains of that growth.

May 18, 2019

According to the 2019 edition of Kantar’s Brand Footprint report, there are 17 global fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands that are chosen by consumers more than one billion times a year, and 14 local FMCG brands that are in this exclusive ‘billionaire club’.

May 18, 2019

To the surprise of virtually no one in marketing, it appears that 2019 will be the year when spending on digital advertising finally surpasses traditional ad spending for the first time, a development that eMarketer dubs "a major milestone in the world of advertising." It projects that total digital ad spending in the U.S. will grow 19 percent, to $129.3 billion, and account for more than 54 percent of estimated total U.S. ad spending this year. Perhaps more noteworthy is the strength of this trend, with digital ads forecast to surpass two-thirds of total U.S. media spending by 2023. Marketers best buckle up.

May 18, 2019

Use of User-Generated Content (UGC) for marketing and advertising purposes has grown significantly in recent years due largely to the rise of social and messaging platforms where “ordinary people” have become avid and voluntary content creators, notably on their mobile devices. Publishers, marketers, and agencies are increasingly taking notice and capitalizing on this trend in new and exciting ways.