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VideoActive: Tapping into the Urban Dollar

Want to reach the “urban market”? The hows, whys and why nots are discussed in this controversial segment of VideoActive.

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Bullsh*t Rappers Tweet: @MisterChuckD Goes In on NGAS In Paris

Never one to keep the righteous knowledge to himself @MrChuckD uses his @twitter voice to BLAZE on NGAS in Paris before a night’s rest

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How To Market To The Urban Consumer: Interview with Norm Bond

A couple of weeks ago I had an opportunity to interview Norm Bond. Norm is Chairman of the National Alliance of Market Developers and a gifted marketer who specializes in marketing to the urban consumer.

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Walmart’s Tony Rogers: ‘Blow Up’ Your Multicultural Budget


“I’ve come to the conclusion that if you really want to be serious about multicultural, one way to do it is just blow up the multicultural budget,” Mr. Rogers said. “Take the multicultural budget out of a silo and push it out into the business units.

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@Event Caribbean 2011 Barbados: The Catalyst for Economic Development


@event Caribbean 2011 will explore how the people of the region can best use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to advance the economic and social development of their nations.

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Multicultural Is the Wave of the Future

Changes in demographics, marketing tools and corporate expertise have made multicultural marketing more relevant than ever.

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Norm Bond Elected as Chairman, National Alliance of Market Developers (NAMD)

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The National Alliance of Market Developers, Inc. (NAMD) today announced that Norm Bond has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the organization.

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Ad Agencies Pursue “New” General Market

“We’re saying the new reality is that it’s more of a cross-cultural world, a mash-up of cultures.”

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Many U.S. companies are hiring … overseas

Corporate profits are up. Stock prices are up. So why isn’t anyone hiring? Actually, many American companies are — just maybe not in your town. They’re hiring overseas, where sales are surging and the pipeline of orders is fat.

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Stimulus Is The Real Blowing Money Fast (B.M.F.): How We’re Spending $862 Billion

Recently rapper-entertainer Rick Ross (aka “Ricky Rozay”) dropped what became an urban anthem, under the song title of Blowing Money Fast. He glamorizes a number of “street hustlers” and boasts how they “made seven mil a week”. Not too shabby. Do that every week for a year and you’ve grossed a cool $364 million dollars.

Although impressive, it pales next to the B.M.F. power of the federal government through the ARRA (aka “the stimulus’). Through the ARRA it has managed to blow through more than $8OO billion dollars in the same time frame.

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