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Multicultural marketing is evolving just as fast as the Hispanic population is growing. Stay up to speed on U.S. Hispanic marketing, agency news, and office buffoonery with PM3. Consider us your advertising amigos.

Marketing
11 Jul 2019

Somewhere beyond the rainbow:
Why brands should be marketing to the LGBT community all year long

Pride season was back in June and we’re still talking about this? Yes, we are. Why? Well, because LGBTQQIP2SAA (Which stands for: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Pansexual, 2-spirited, Asexual, and Allies. For the sake of brevity, we’ll refer to LGBTQQIP2SAA as LGBTQ+ for the remainder of this article) people are proudly LGBTQ+ all year long, and your support as a company or brand, if you […]

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Marketing
18 Jun 2019

2% of the U.S. Runs Twitter and What that Means for Your Brand

Pew Research has recently released a report that details the demographics and engagement of Twitter users. This virtual census is a useful tool for understanding who we are talking to when we send a Tweet and can help us learn how to get the best out of Twitter.

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31 May 2019

The deeper meaning of hispanic memes

Yet, it feels that way because we can exchange information across the globe in a snap. For me, I find it fascinating to see the diversity and rapid evolution of Latin America’s popular culture as new trends enter and older ones depart. There are many common features that unite and define pop-culture, including music, food, fashion, and of course the topic that inspired me to write this: Latin […]

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Marketing
25 Apr 2019

Digital Marketing to Reach Hispanics

Don’t blink! You might miss advertising’s next best thing. For decades, advertisers targeting U.S. Hispanics have utilized traditional outlets like TV, radio, relevant magazines, and local newspapers to effectively communicate campaigns. While these conventional media vehicles supported our client’s marketing efforts for a lengthy era, the time has now come for them to take the backseat. As you know, a myriad of new opportunities emerge every year making […]

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Agency News
12 Apr 2019

Advertising news: Spring Agency Newsletter

The flowers are in bloom, the Brewer’s baseball season is starting up (pardon our client bias), and the sun is shining bright. It’s the season of rebirth and endless strategy briefs, which means we are on the lookout for new data and creative inspiration. In this edition of the newsletter, we’ll take a look at the concerning threat of mobile ad fraud and how it’s affecting ad agencies. […]

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Marketing
01 Apr 2019

Badvertising

Face it. Advertising is powerful. However, it’s not the type of power we commonly associate with physical strength or brute force. Instead, advertising utilizes the power of words and visuals to push us into action. I used the word action because it’s very open ended. For example, have you ever seen a commercial for the 16th time and immediately changed the channel? Well that’s an action. On the […]

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Culture
15 Mar 2019

Can Advertising be Considered Art?

I’ll admit, many advertisements are far from being a masterpiece, but there is art in ads. In fact, you can find plenty of artistry in advertising around the world. You see, I’ve been working in advertising for over two decades, and while many people may see me as a designer on the surface, I am truly an artist at heart. I enjoy the privilege of running back and […]

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Business
08 Mar 2019

Communication and Negotiation in a Multicultural Environment

Sometimes we don’t even notice, because it’s revealed through our eye movements or facial expressions, but nevertheless, we are negotiating. An article from BBC based on a study published in the magazine, Evolution and Human Behaviour, says that frowning is not to scare people away, but an intrinsic technique of negotiation to get what we want. The harder it looks like we are going to make it for […]

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Advertising
06 Mar 2019

From the brief to the screen (Part 2)

As for those of you that did read last week’s article, you know it’s time to begin production for the actual commercial! To start, we need to find who would be best suited to bring the idea to life. Most creative shops in this phase will start by looking for a production company. Fortunately, our agency already has an internal production team, so we let them take lead […]

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Advertising
27 Feb 2019

From the brief to the screen (Part 1)

Thirty seconds isn’t a significant amount of time, especially when talking about TV time. Sometimes those 30 seconds aren’t even noticeable to the audience, because people don’t watch TV for the commercials. That’s why finding the right way to impact and generate attention is so crucial when brainstorming, creating, and producing a spot. Those 30 seconds of time are critical for the client’s business and their agency’s reputation. […]

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