In 2017, I made a big shift.  I moved out of the ad and marketing tech space and became a more traditional mainstream tech marketer.  In doing so, I realized the adtech and martech industries are in a bit of a pickle — a fact that only becomes crystal-clear when you remove yourself from the day-to-day of it all.  by Cory Treffiletti , Featured Contributor

What will social video look like? Is "peak TV" past its peak? How much will connected TV ad spend grow? A look ahead at some of the key developments we expect to unfold in 2018.

Backslash, the cultural insight studio powered by global advertising agency TBWA Worldwide, released its Pre-Trends for 2018. Part vision, part research, part expert interviews, each Pre-Trend is rooted in evolving cultural shifts with business and cultural implications to impact 2018.

More than 18% of Americans identify as Hispanic or Latino, the nation’s second largest racial or ethnic group. But two trends – a long-standing high intermarriage rate and a decade of declining Latin American immigration – are distancing some Americans with Hispanic ancestry from the life experiences of earlier generations, reducing the likelihood they call themselves Hispanic or Latino.

When I got into the business of multicultural marketing, at the turn of the millennium, the need to target multicultural segments seemed like a no-brainer.  In the 2000 census, Hispanics surpassed blacks as the nation's largest minority group.  As we observed what came to be called “the browning of America,” our job as multicultural marketers was to evangelize, and to convince those laggards in corporate America of the imperative to reach out to different ethnic groups.  By David Morse / New America Dimensions

Who is going to win the race to digitally transform the world’s informal economy?

In this five-part series, eMarketer co-founder Geoff Ramsey sits down with top marketers around the world to discuss the the most daunting challenges they face, and how they are addressing those challenges.

At a client dinner last week in Amsterdam we turned from talking digital transformation and customer experience to a more future-oriented topic:  What’s going to happen in the next 20 years? It was a great group, including some of the most visionary companies in the Benelux.  By George F. Colony - Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

HispanicAd is proud to announce our 4th edition of Hispanic CMO, the most sought after publication in the US Hispanic Market, is available for viewing and download for FREE.  Curated by Gilbert Dávila / Dávila Multicultural Insight and by veteran journalist Adam Jacobson.  To download this year's edition CLICK HERE. in association with Adam R Jacobson are proud to announce the availability of the 2017 Total Market: Unplugged in association with Adam R Jacobson are proud to announce the availability of the 2017 Hispanic Market Overview. 

HispanicAd in association with Adam R Jacobson are proud to announce the availability of the 2017 Hispanic Social Marketing Report for our readers.