January 16, 2019
Can Spanish-language radio serve as a powerful platform for the expansion of a very regional brand that seeks wider growth opportunities?
Yes. Louisiana-based roaster Community Coffee is using AMs and FMs targeting Hispanic consumers to great success in Texas.
In this Hispanic Radio Podcast, advertising agency head Alex López Negrete — whose resume includes Spanish-language play-by-play for an NBA franchise — shares his thoughts on why radio works for advertisers.
Speaking from Miami, where Negrete chatted with RBR+TVBR Editor-in-Chief Adam R Jacobson, López Negrete shared how his unique understanding of radio has translated to media buys from clients including McDonald’s co-ops in Texas and border states his agency works with.
“Radio has always been important and remains important,” he says. “I think there are series of myths out there that are sometimes propagated by some of the trade media, where you hear that Spanish-language [media] is dead and multicultural agencies are dead or dying. One of them is that terrestrial radio is dead, and that is not the case. Radio continues to be important for the Latino listener.”
El área metropolitana de Houston tiene más de 9.800 empresas propiedad de hispanos, lo que representa alrededor del 11% de todas las empresas en la zona, según presentación de Julio Arrieta, director gerente y director de Marketing de Lopez Negrete Communications, una agencia de publicidad de Houston. Arrieta participó en el evento Estado de los […]
Companies in Houston need to bring more Hispanic executives into C-suites and board rooms, or risk losing out on a growing market and large source of talent, Hispanic business leaders say. Hundreds of people in Houston’s Latino business community gathered Thursday night for the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s “State of Hispanics” event, listening to […]
Students living in communities that traditionally lack resources to succeed now have an opportunity for a brighter future thanks to the Lone Star College Promise Firsts Scholarship program. “I am very proud that Lone Star College can now provide additional scholarships specifically designed to help lift students from these communities through higher education,” said Stephen […]
Para Alex López Negrete, fundador, CEO y presidente de la agencia multicultural López Negrete Communications, aún existen muchos anunciantes que deben ser convencidos de que el mercadeo multicultural ya no tiene que ver con crecimiento, sino con sobrevivencia.