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Netflix and Spotify Lessons on adaptability

Are you a Ninja? Not so sure I want to, I’ve worked very hard to get noticed One simple word of experience.  When you hire in any field, most companies or candidates focus on the ‘know it all” profiles; some like to call them the ninjas, and I understand that in the ideal situation you… Continue reading Netflix and Spotify Lessons on adaptability

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STORYTELLING HACK: Add Truth and Stir

Meet your audience at an emotional level When your personal mission statement is “to apply my creative marketing skills and work with an organization that celebrates diversity and values by supporting the free flow of ideas in the creation of content that improves family and community experiences, using culture and arts, as the channel”, and… Continue reading STORYTELLING HACK: Add Truth and Stir

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So you want to explore a career change?

The key of being a marketer, or a great individual in general is to always ask yourself how to continuously improve your strategy, and be ready to realign for change… if you are familiar with this statement is because I wrote it in last week’s blog post title: Change is the word. In a recent… Continue reading So you want to explore a career change?

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Plan for obsolescence… Don’t let obsolescence plan your retirement.  

Whether your concern is disruption or innovation, one thing is clear: technology is affecting, and will continue to modify businesses processes.  Some of these changes you may see coming, others are the result of pure ingenuity, but there’s one thing all these modifications, innovations, disruptions have in common, and it is that the consumer is… Continue reading Plan for obsolescence… Don’t let obsolescence plan your retirement.  

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Is your Job Title holding you back?

It’s time to upgrade that television producer title In the universe of distribution channels, there’s a concept called “Product Category Value” (PCV) which basically is a number you want to pay attention to, in case you are distributing a product, like let’s say underwear. You don’t want to waste your time and resources aiming to… Continue reading Is your Job Title holding you back?

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How media brands could be more in control of the user experience.

There’s no doubt that consumers are demanding better experiences, and retailers are giving them just that.  Are other industries reacting fast enough?   While living in Atlanta, an old building in Ponce de Leon Avenue that used to house Sears, Roebuck & Co. transformed into a vibrant chef-quality food hall, where some retailers established their… Continue reading How media brands could be more in control of the user experience.

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Why I’m Disrupting Myself…

Back in the late 90’s, when I started working in Television as an intern, I looked and admired my colleagues interpreting the Nielsen ratings that were left on top of their desk the day after our programs aired.  A lot of little numbers and boxes that separated the Household shares, and simple demographics: men and… Continue reading Why I’m Disrupting Myself…

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It’s Elementary, my dear reader!

An essential part that any Television Producer must play when developing their programs is to wear the hat of a brand architecture.  Thinking of the network as the main brand is important when it comes to adhering to brand identity, but the preparation of a clear brand charter for every new program, and the elaboration… Continue reading It’s Elementary, my dear reader!

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About those intangible branding feelings…

There is something mysterious behind the intangible characteristic of a brand.  I spent two uncomfortable days after the last edition of the Grammy's because the artists I was rooting for, did not get the awards I thought they deserved.  What’s there for me to gain if they win the award? Not much really. When I… Continue reading About those intangible branding feelings…

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NETFLIX: You Take My Self… You Take My Self Control

Netflix price increase announcements are not something that I’m looking forward year after year.  As a customer, I want to be mad because of the price surge, but for some reason I’m not mad at them.  I’m mad at me for not reacting enough to the price changes. If there was such a thing as… Continue reading NETFLIX: You Take My Self… You Take My Self Control