Portada: What are you doing on the digital side of things with ODE?
Tatiana Angel, Publisher, Ocean Drive Espanol: Print is still priority at Ocean Drive Español, but so is our website, among other fresh initiatives we are developing. We take the issues and the articles that matter to our readers most and package them for their enjoyment online.
Distributed through Curtis Circulation Company, Ocean Drive Español can be found at major bookstores, newsstands and airports in the key Hispanic markets in the United States and on the web at www.oceandrive.com.
Portada: Where does your circulation presently stand?
Angel: 40,000 copies predominantly distributed in South Florida, but International distribution as well. We are also found in every Barnes and Noble bookstore as well as Forum Book Stores in the US. You'll find us in all upscale hotels, salons,spas as well in our exclusive reading lounges in Simon Malls.
Portada: Are Miami’s Hispanic demographics changing and what bearing does this have on marketing efforts targeting them?
Angel: Magazines need to embrace change created by innovative technologies and the current economic situation.
Ocean Drive Español has been able to successfully grasp the Latin luxury lifestyle markets and its readers with a very upscale and sophisticated content ands will continue to build upon and make the necessary adjustments and continue to expand its reach capabilities to keep up with the changing times.
Portada: What sort of event marketing do you do and how do you think this augments your brand?
Angel: Through our many events we bring the pages of the magazine to life, whether it is celebrating the Juanes cover with a private party hosted by Juanes himself for our subscribers, to the incredible Heineken Music series that included a private concert with Grammy-nominated CABAS. Ocean Drive Español is the favorite Spanish-language lifestyle magazine, capturing South Florida’s glamour, fashion, Hispanic celebrities and the social scene in an upscale publication that combines pop-Latino culture with true international style. Ocean Drive Español appeals to the sophisticated reader seeking an entertaining source of fashion, travel, art trends and a guide to finer living.
Portada: What is your association with Trump magazine?
Our sister publication Trump is a new addition to the Niche Media family of publications that include: