New Hispanic Marketing & Public Relations Book Weblog Offers Related Discussion Forum

Miami, FL (April 6, 2005) – A new Hispanic Marketing & Public Relations Weblog for marketing professionals and students was launched recently. Centered on the upcoming Hispanic Marketing & Public Relations book due out later this year, the weblog includes author biographies, Hispanic marketing and public relations news and serves as a forum for authors and visitors to post comments and share insights. The new book provides more than 350 pages of information, case studies, charts, tables, graphs, market data and opinions based on the knowledge of nineteen U.S. Hispanic market experts. Proceeds will benefit the Hispanic Marketing & Communication Association, HMCA. Information on the book, including a list of authors and a pre-publication sign up sheet is available at the HMCA website and on the new weblog .

Seventeen practitioners and two university academics contributed chapters to the book. Topics include a U.S. Hispanic market outline, acculturation issues, reaching Hispanics online, reaching Hispanics in-language, demographic projections, perceptions, public relations, Hispanic media, electronic publicity and media training, special events and qualitative and quantitative research considerations. Research guru Carlos Santiago, president and CEO of the California based Santiago Solutions Group, wrote the book’s foreword. Authors include a veritable who’s who of U.S. Hispanic marketing.

“The Hispanic Marketing & Public Relations book is a fabulous resource for anyone wishing to capitalize on this emerging and profitable market,” said book editor and project director, Elena del Valle. “It presents a detailed snapshot of U.S. Hispanics today including practical information and insights drawn from the authors’ more than 200 years of combined experience.”

The Hispanic Marketing & Communication Association (HMCA) is a volunteer driven nonprofit professional association dedicated to Hispanic marketing excellence. Hispanic market information, complimentary copies of the HMCA e-newsletter and invites to HMCA events, are available on the Association’s website
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