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....
The New Americans: Bilingual, Bicultural, Global

The New Americans: Bilingual, Bicultural, Global

Following is a preview of Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content: While having a very American lunch of cheeseburgers and milk shakes, my goddaughter Madeline (above), and her brother Ricardo (pictured below), asked me, “so, what’s...

Might Online Media Disrupt Hispanic Acculturation?

This article originally appeared on MediaPost and is a preview of Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content from Paramount Books. After reading Felipe Korzenny’s and Lee Vann’s column about Hispanics’ adoption of...