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...

Marketing Lessons from Google…and Aaron Goldman

Since moving to Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Aaron Goldman, one of the leaders in digital marketing in the Midwest…and soon to conquer the rest of the English-speaking world with the launch of his book, Everything I Know about...
You Can’t Find Treasure Online Without a Map

You Can’t Find Treasure Online Without a Map

This article originally appeared in Yorokobu, a Madrid-based marketing and design magazine, in December, 2009. [And it’s translated from the Spanish by yours truly and appears in my book, Latino Link] by Pedro Mujica, CEO of interactive map consultancy wecolab...

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...

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”...

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...