Case Study: 3M listens to ideas on how to use the Post-it

Case Study: 3M listens to ideas on how to use the Post-it

This guest blog post is written by Carlos Espindola, Digital Head for Latin America at 3M, and translated by Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo of Accessible Translation Solutions. It originally appeared in my book, E-X-I-T-O: Su estrategia de marketing digital en 5 pasos (or,...
Que Pasa Festival Case Study: Social Media Strategy for Events

Que Pasa Festival Case Study: Social Media Strategy for Events

BACKGROUND The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (VAHCC), a Richmond-based non-profit, creates, promotes and enhances business opportunities for Hispanic-owned businesses as well as facilitates connections for companies to the Hispanic community. The VAHCC hosts...
Read It: The Future of Books en Español

Read It: The Future of Books en Español

This article originally appeared on FoxNews.com. Over 67,000 people attended the second Spanish-language book fair in Los Angeles May 11 – 13, known as “LeaLA,” or “Read It” in Spanish, nearly twice the attendance of the previous year. The organizers of the event, the...

Is Latin America the new China?

Which region will provide growth for your business in 2011? Paul Gunning, the Chief Executive Officer at Tribal DDB, recently told me, “Latin America is another China” because it has “millions of consumers with rising purchasing power.” A number of recent...

Lessons in Innovation from the First “On-Line”

Recently, I read two books on innovation with two entirely different approaches. The first, Change by Design, was a disappointment even though it is the better known of the two. It actively sells the concept of innovative design. The second, The Victorian Internet,...

The New Brand Marketing is Content Online

This article first appeared on MediaPost and is a preview of my forthcoming book Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content. Imagine moving to China for a career opportunity and taking your first trip to the grocery store to buy food....
Visualizing Opportunity on the Web with Maps

Visualizing Opportunity on the Web with Maps

While doing research about data visualization trends for my forthcoming book, Latino Link, I discovered a few eye-opening maps that display Internet and economic statistics in new and fun ways. In addition, when artists and illustrators envision the eighth continent,...