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Susan Kuchinskas @susankuchinskas

Susan has been covering digital media since they were invented. She began her career as a design writer and then became a senior reporter for Adweek, covering the launches of Google, Amazon, Overture and DoubleClick, among many others. She was a senior writer covering marketing for Business 2.0, and then helped found M-Business, a magazine about the mobile industry that, in 2001, was way before its time. Since 1993, she's reported on the internet, digital culture, technology and science. Her work has appeared in Mediapost, ClickZ and other digital publications, and she consults on content strategy for technology and financial clients from a home office in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Susan reside en la Bahía de San Francisco, muy cerca de Silicon Valley y ha cubierto los medios digitales desde que se inventaron. Empezó su carrera como reportera de diseño y luego ocupó la posición de reportera senior de Adweek, cubriendo los lanzamientos de Google, Amazon, Overture y Doubleclick, entre muchos otros. También fue reportera de mercadotecnia en la revista Business 2.0 y luego ayudó a fundar la revista M Business, una publicación sobre el Mercado del móvil que se lanzo antes de que llegara el auge de ese vehículo. Desde 1993 ha reporteado sobre Internet, cultura digital, tecnología y ciencia. Su trabajo ha aparecido en Mediapost, ClickZ y otras publicaciones digitales.

Should HBO Latino Go Over the Top?

Yesterday morning HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Pepler said that HBO will launch a stand-alone, over-the-top service that would allow consumers to watch HBO content without having a cable subscription. Whether HBO Latino will be part of this initiative is still to be determined. But Portada’s Susan Kuchinskas played what-if and asked several experts on their thoughts on an OTT HBO Latino. 


LINKAGE: Celebramos Hispanic Heritage Month, Content Marketing Tips, Somos ….

A recap of major news on the marketing and media front from around the web compiled by Portada Digital Media Correspondent Susan Kuchinskas. Heritage of conscious consumption Nielsen celebrates “conscious consumers” during Hispanic Heritage month, with vignettes of real consumers appearing every Monday on its Multicultural YouTube channel from September 15 through October 15. The […]


Hispanic Campaigns are a Focus of ANA Click Fraud Study

Nasty, nasty bots that suck up ad dollars while leaving brands with phony stats is probably a huge issue for advertisers. How huge? The ANA’s partnership with White Ops in The Marketers’ Coalition aims to identify the extent of click fraud. During the study, campaigns of participating brands will be tagged to allow White Ops to monitor them for fraud. Are Hispanic campaigns included in the effort? If so why?


LINKAGE: Brands Go for Hispennials, Is “White” a Useless Demographic?, Havas New PR Venture

A recap of major news on the Marketing and Media front from around the web compiled by Portada Digital Media Correspondent Susan Kuchinskas. Felipe Esparza is “un Buen Fit” for Honda Fit Combine two of the most desirable and least-understood consumer segments – Hispanics and Millennials – and you get Hispennials, a target market everyone wants […]


LINKAGE: Beer and Pizza, Muchachos!

A recap of major news on the Marketing and Media front from around the web compiled by Portada Digital Media Correspondent Susan Kuchinskas. Heineken Takes a Replay for UEFA Campaign The beer brand was late to the party, but its first-ever Hispanic TV campaign on Fox Deportes scored so well that it’s signed on again […]


LINKAGE: Identity Crisis? Have a Donut!, Hyundai’s and Volkswagen’s Fifa efforts, Hollywood hunting Hispanics…

A recap of major news on the Marketing and Media front from around the web compiled by Portada Digital Media Correspondent Susan Kuchinskas. Hyundai and Volkswagen Target Hispanics during FIFA World Cup There’s more evidence that marketers are waking up to the economic and social power of Hispanic consumers, with car companies making plays at […]


It’s all Video Buying! Hispanic Agencies and Vendors prepare for TV-Video Convergence

“We have video buyers and we are about to enter another Video Upfront. You won’t talk about the TV Upfronts anymore,” says SMG Multicultural’s Marla Skiko. Portada’s Digital Media Correspondent Susan Kuchinkas on how agencies and digital marketing vendors are preparing for the TV-Video convergence in the Hispanic market. Will DSP’s buy TV Spots?  Will there a pricing convergence? And more…


Why Agencies are paying attention to Hispanic Internet Radio

Agencies are paying attention to internet radio services, thanks to the move to mobile and the demand for consumer choice. Research firm eMarketer estimates there will be 159.8 million digital radio listeners in 2014. That doesn’t mean, however, that they’ll grab ad dollars away from terrestrial radio. Rather, digital listening in all its permutations will become part of the multi-channel and multi-media marketing mix. How to do a multiplatform (Hispanic) Audio Buy.  


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