Hello friends! Have you missed me? I’ve been meaning to post the latest news. In the end, I am like the rest of us: with deadlines, targets, and reports to file. And Digital Bites.
Paying for access to digital content is nothing new for users; the popularity of Netflix and Spotify has paved the way in that regard. What is a novelty is that Argentine newspaper Clarín has joined the bandwagon, spearheading a trend that will surely be joined by other media in that country and the region. How does this news impact users, advertisers, and the media outlet itself? In this article, I share my experiences as a user, written from the point of view of a digital world insider.
With the exception of Mexico, exclusive broadcast rights in all Latin American countries belong to FOX Networks Group Latin America.
Latin America’s largest newspaper and news site launches a paywall as a new way to monetize its quality journalism. It’s a sign of the times as more Latin American news publisher will launch paywalls in the coming year.
FC Barcelona striker Javier Mascherano replaces Carlos Tévez on offense for Danone.
A summary of the most exciting recent news in sports marketing and media in the U.S., U.S.-Hispanic and Latin American markets. If you’re trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop.
Qubit.tv presents an alternative business model to OTT.
Mobile analytics firm AppsFlyer is expanding in LatAm with the opening of a new office in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Latin America is one of the growing sectors of the gaming industry, and it will hit US$4.1 billion this year.
What happened on November 22 in Argentina was not just the election of a new president, but the emergence of a new model for the country led by figurehead Mauricio Macri, who will now lead the country as president. Comments from players in the Argentine Marketing and Media Sector. Key questions to consider going forward.
Brazilian beer brand Skol is the most valuable brand in Latin America, with 20% growth in 2015, taking its brand value to US$8.5bn. Last year’s number one Corona moves to second position with growth of 6% to US$8.5bn.
Two major Latin American countries celebrated their annual IAB Conferences during the last two weeks: Mexico’s IAB Conecta and Argentina’s IAB Now. Some key trends as seen by Portada’s Editorial Team members who attended both events.
What: Video Games total sales in Latin America were of US$1.86 billion in 2014 and are expected to reach US$2.7 billion in 2019, with a 8.4% annual compounded growth rate. Why It Matters: The region share is largely dominated by two markets which, together, will account for 72% of total revenue in 2019: Brazil (39%) and Mexico (33%), according to a PwC study […]
With the start of the Copa America 2015, June 11 until July 14 in Chile and one of the most anticipated sports events of the year, soccer passion and emotion will be running high throughout Latin America. While the popularity of soccer is very widespread throughout the Southern continent, what soccer means to fans and how they live their passion is very different. Havas Sports & Entertainment has published the study: “Fans, Passions and Brands”, which surveyed 21,000 fans across 16 countries, and aims to understand the motivations and behaviors of soccer fans and their relationship with brand sponsors.
Havas’ Meaningful Brands 2015 study reveals that brands do matter in LatAm, as the disconnection to brands is lower than globally, which means the connection with brands is healthier than in other regions. Latin America outperforms global results by 7 percentage points in “brand attachment”. In LatAm 47% of the people would care if the brands analysed disappeared, […]
In this article, Lorena Hure, part of Portada’s editorial team, analyzes how mobile phones have stop being devices we used exclusively to make phone calls to become “everyday problems solvers.” Juan Carlos Göldy, who leads the Argentinian Education Program of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), joins this analysis to provide a view on the landscape of mobile marketing in this region for 2015.
On an interview with Portada, Tomás Salvagni, Commercial Manager at Grupo Clarin’s AGEA, explains at what stage Ad-Tech is in Latin America and which are the main challenges ahead to accelerate its adoption.
Through Youtube’s Partner Program, users that generate and upload original content can earn revenue from the ads that appear on their own channel. While this has happened for years already in the U.S., it is a relative novelty in the U.S. Hispanic market and Latin America…and not least in Spain, where Madrid headquartered MCN 2Btube has Pan-Latin ambitions.
One more piece in the puzzle of the emerging Latin Digital entertainment and online video space: FAV! Network, a digital entertainment company created to bond global content creators, audiences and advertisers around the diverse Latino cultural DNA has officially launched across the Americas.
Magna Global, the forecasting unit owned by IPG, recently published its 2015 Global Advertising forecasts showing Latin America as the highest growth area worldwide, with LatAm expected to see almost a 13% uptick in 2015 after jumping 15% in 2014. Portada interviewed Shaffia Sanchez, President, MAGNA Global, World Markets, so she could explain the rationale behind the forecast.
Batanga Media is allocating more resources to its content offerings, particularly to expand its Portuguese brands to the rest of Latin America, primarily Mexico and Argentina. Batanga Media is also spinning off its Performance Advertising Business into a new unit called Groovit Digital.