Inappropriate Greenpeace Campaign on Nazca Lines

Written by Maria Pia Kirk on . Posted in Americas, Marketing, South America

Greenpeace Campaign on Nazca Lines

Greenpeace Campaign on Nazca Lines

Placing a stunt next to the Peruvian Nazca Lines, UNESCO World Heritage Site, is just wrong advertising and contradicts Greenpeace’s climate change campaign and image.

“Time for Climate Change! The future is renewable” is the message that Greenpeace activists from different countries placed on the Nazca Lines. Their intention was to get the attention of leaders who are at the on-going UN climate talks in Lima.

Netflix Wants Latin America

Written by Rodrigo E. Duran on . Posted in Americas, Marketing, South America

Netflix - South America

Netflix – South America

Netflix is making itself felt in Latin America. Since its appearance in Latin America in 2011 the company has already garnered 3.3 million subscribers, according to Dataxis Latin American Data. What is preventing Netflix from completely leading the competition is the lack of internet connectivity in that region. But as years pass there are more and more people connecting to the web in Latin America, and that really poses a threat to businessmen from the pay-television industry. The pay-television industry has an annual turnover of over $27 billion in that region – a sizeable sum that Netflix wants to fight over.

Reaching Entrepreneurs in LATAM: Not an Art, a Science

Written by Eduardo Reyes on . Posted in Americas, Caribbean, Central America, Marketing, Mexico, South America

Start Up Chile

Start Up Chile

Nowadays, more and more entrepreneurs are convinced and claim, “Entrepreneurship is no longer an art, it’s a science”. That’s probably the reason a book like “Lean Startup” has become so famous. In it, its author, Eric Ries so categorically states, “Startup success can be engineered by following the process, which means it can be learned, which means it can be taught.”

Within this simple statement it is possible to recognize a singular characteristic, which is that entrepreneurship knowledge is “transferable”. Wow! Take note, this is very important.

Digital Advertising, the Challenge of 2016 for LATAM

Written by Maria Pia Kirk on . Posted in Americas, Caribbean, Central America, Digital, Marketing, Mexico, South America

Digital Advertising 2016

Digital Advertising 2016

While here in the United States Internet advertising and especially mobile are making big strides, Latin America is not staying far behind. Traditional advertising is in decline and advertising agencies in Latin America are faced with the challenge of how to reach the public in a more effective way.

We still see TV commercials and hear radio commercials that make us laugh. However, we only spend a few hours in front of a TV relative to the amount of time we spend in front of a computer or cell phone.

The Most Searched Digital Professions in Latin America

Written by Fernando Rosales Aguilar on . Posted in Americas, Caribbean, Central America, Digital, Marketing, Mexico, South America

Digital Professions

Digital Professions

Now that we’re on the eve of the end of 2014, businesses like LinkedIn have decided to investigate to understand the professions and skills with the most demand on the platform. It turned out that the most requested was Social Media Marketing, which had the majority of the most-searched abilities, surpassing even Mobile Marketing and Cloud Computing.

In the digital era, most companies look for professionals that are linked to the digital marketing context. According to studies, Latin America has the highest volume of social network-savvy people.