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Coke Opens Happiness via Educational Promotion

This article originally appeared on MediaPost. This fall, Coca-Cola launched an educational marketing initiative with the goal of helping Hispanics fulfill their dream of learning English. This is an important customer base as Hispanics represent one quarter of Coke’s domestic U.S. sales. To launch the program, Coke […]

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All Value Is Subjective: A Video from TED.com

My friend Joshua Cody and I have been enjoying watching some of the videos on TED.com recently including this one from Rory Sutherland of Ogilvy, who argues that a change in perceived value can be just as satisfying as what we consider “real” value.  He goes on […]

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How should marketers use social media? Learn from Ford

Scott Monty gave an insightful keynote presentation at the OMMA conference last week about how Ford uses social media to listen and respond to its customers.  Check out his presentation below and their Fiesta Movement social media site where 100 “agents” document their 6-month trial of a […]

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Razorfish Grows in Latin America

Joe Crump, Group VP of Strategy and Planning at Razorfish, recently spoke at the IAB Mexico’s annual conference about his agency’s plans to expand into Latin America.  He shared a few digital success stories that can be brought to Latin America, most notably Obama’s digital marketing campaign […]

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New Ways to Reach Latin Americans Online

Recently, I had the opportunity to lead a panel at Portada’s Latin Americal Pan-Regional Advertising Summit about new ways of reaching Latin Americans online. My fellow panelists Alex Banks of ComScore, Igal Rubinstein of S.com.mx, Vinicius Losacco of Warner Bros. Pictures, and Giacomo Bertaina of McCann Worldgroup […]

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Pros and Cons of Pan-Regional Advertising in Latam

Franklin Vargas, Director Latin American Marketing at Genius presented the pros and cons of the Panregional Media Buy from the perspective of a large IT company at Portada’s Panregional Advertising Summit in Miami. See his slide here that summarizes his conclusions. Even though he presented the pros […]

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The Vendor Client Relationship Applied to Real World Situations

My friend Pablo Slough shared this funny yet painfully true video…

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P&G Critical of Facebook; Twitter Takes Down Motrin

Well here is a Catch-22 of social media.  AdAge reported that Ted McConnell, general manager-interactive marketing and innovation at P&G, questioned Facebook‘s potential as a marketing platform saying “What in heaven’s name made you think you could monetize the real estate in which somebody is breaking up […]

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The Future of Print Media: QR Codes and Customizable Mailings

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Navigating the blogosphere’s biggest ad networks

This article originally appeared on iMediaConnection. If there’s one buzzword that has spread like wildfire through the entire media business in the last five years, it is blogs. Universal McCann’s global “Power to the People” Social Media Tracker study says that “blogs are a mainstream media worldwide and […]

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