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As Hispanic homeownership rates continue to increase, opportunities for brands to connect with them are also on the rise

While overall homeownership rates in the U.S. dropped for the 12th consecutive year and are at their lowest levels in almost 50 years, Hispanics have broken from this trend due to their high workforce participation and their fervent desire to own a home.
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Meet Our Newest Team Member, Marivi Bryant!

Marivi joins the AC&M team, bringing a vast knowledge in Hispanic and sports marketing, to become AC&M Accounts Service and Marketing Director.
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Meet Joseph Crump, AC&M’s Newest Addition

Crump combines the sports and marketing management, sales and real time soccer experience with the know-how and expertise in the field of youth and college soccer, bringing a unique perspective to the AC&M team.
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AC&M Spotlight: International Internship Recap

International Social Media Trainee, Manuel Daza, focuses on his favorite highlights during his internship at AC&M from client projects to co-workers.
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Welcome Our Two Newest Members

At AC&M we are very always looking for new talent. In this case, we are very proud to announce our two new additions who will be joining the Creative and PR/Accounts departments respectively. With the first week under their belt, we checked in on them to get to know them, see how their experience has been so far at AC&M and what they hope to see as part of the team.
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AC&M’s Corporate Citizenship Spells Success for Children

AC&M’s passion and dedication to giving back has fueled our involvement with Child Care Resources, helping them to create a custom-built website to take fundraising to the next level.
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Our Future is Multicultural Consumers

Propelled by the twin engines of population growth and a whopping $1.3 trillion in annual buying power, Hispanics are at the leading edge of converging demographic and social trends reshaping how marketers and advertisers use culture to connect with this diverse consumer base.
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AC&M launching 3XP initiative to promote Social Responsibility

Here at AC&M, we pride ourselves on being a leading multicultural marketing agency. We have used cultural insights to connect with diverse groups of people for a decade now, and for our 10th Anniversary, we want to take this notion a step further.
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Welcome Our Two Newest Team Members

We are proud to announce we have two new additions to our AC&M family: Mia Voss and Manuel Daza. After a month or so at AC&M, we checked in with Mia and Manuel to see what they’ve learned so far, and how their experiences at AC&M are helping them to grow professionally and personally.
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Black Friday Boasts Boost in Online Sales

The turkey was stuffed, the potatoes were mashed, the pie was warm, and your family was…online shopping?
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Make the Most of Your Marketing This Holiday

In today’s increasingly competitive holiday shopping market, it is important that brands amp up their strategy and focus on consumer insights to ensure they bring out their best this holiday season.
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More Busy Moms Need a Change in Marketing

By constantly nagging moms about how busy they are and how much they need to save time with convenience focused products, brands convey a discouraging rather than inspiring message.
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Google introduces .soy, a new domain targeting U.S. Hispanics

On October 15th, Google launched .Soy, its first generic top-level domain (gTLD) in the United States, and it caters to the country’s Hispanics. The domain’s homepage, www.iam.soy, touts .soy as the domain name for Latino identity and expression on the web. With the U.S. Hispanic population now around 54 million, 17% of the total population and growing, it makes sense to offer a domain targeted at Hispanics.
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Embrace the Power of the African-American Consumer

Multicultural advertising proves to be important for more than just the Hispanic demographic. Connecting with people through culture is not just about speaking their same language—it means catering to their unique culture.
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Top 15 Moments of Family Dollar Fabulous

After months of planning, blogger recruitment, video development, public relations and event logistics, we finally helped show off the ‘fabulosity’ that is distinctly Family Dollar!
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AC&M Lights Up the Night for Leukemia Lymphoma Society

Part of our culture at AC&M is getting involved with giving back to our community. This year we wanted to continue our involvement with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, so for the second year in a row, AC&M participated in Charlotte’s Light the Night Walk.
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Four key takeaways from LatinoWire’s Hispanic media webinar

I listened in on a webinar given by LatinoWire, a division of Berkshire Hathaway company BusinessWire. Titled What’s Being Covered by Hispanic Media & Bloggers? Any Trends?, the webinar featured four influential members of the Hispanic media as they discussed current trends, challenges, and opportunities to reach different segments of today’s U.S. Hispanics. Here are a four key takeaways from the speakers.
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Looking for Latino Marketing? Here’s What You Need and Why

It’s no surprise that Latinos are becoming a huge and fast-growing segment in the U.S. market. There are, of course, various different types of Hispanics from millennials to first-generation and more. So, what is going to make for the most effective campaign when a one-size fits all solution doesn’t work when marketing to Latinos?
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WhatsApp officially sold for $22 Billion, thanks in part to Hispanics

WhatsApp has taken over the world of mobile messaging. In February, Facebook announced plans to purchase WhatsApp for $19 Billion, and many people balked at the price tag. The sale became official on Monday, with a final price closer to $22 Billion. WhatsApp has seen unprecedented growth with more than 600 million monthly active users, and much of the app’s success can be attributed to its massive Hispanic user-base.
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AC&M Connects Culture and Color With Local Art Initiatives

As a multicultural marketing agency, it is no surprise that we are always looking for the latest and greatest ways to promote multiculturalism in our communities and pioneer new cultural initiatives.
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How Facebook Engagement Drives Purchasing Behaviors

There has long been debate surrounding how valuable Facebook fans really are when it comes to increasing sales, customer loyalty, and appealing to new customers. This study of a grocery store chain’s Facebook engagement gives us greater insights.
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AC&M welcomes three great additions to its team

We love bringing in fresh, new faces to help our agency grow! That’s why we are excited to welcome our new team of interns for the fall semester. They will all be involved in different yet exciting projects that will help them gain great career insight while at AC&M.
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