Big Tobacco Targeting Minority Communities

Over the past several decades, tobacco companies have strategically marketed tobacco products to appeal to minority and low-income communities. These companies use targeted advertising techniques, such as Tobacco the brands “Rio” and “Dorado” that heavily advertise to the Hispanic-American community (CDC). Specifically, the industry markets menthol cigarettes to African-American community, who overwhelming favors this type of cigarette. They target the …

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Secondhand Smoke Exposure: The Real Harm and What You Should Be Doing To Fix It

Los Angeles County Residents are facing an ongoing and serious health issue that some may not even realize is happening. Over the last few years California has made big strides towards eliminating this health issue in the workplace and public areas but the many Californians who live in multi-unit housing are still facing this real problem. ExEposure to secondhand smoke …

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Allegra Consulting Claims Gold Hermes Award in 2019 Competition

The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) has awarded Allegra Consulting with a gold Hermes award for their work on the County of Los Angeles Community Development Commission SMART Funding Direct Mail Campaign. The Hermes Creative Awards is an international creative competition for professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional media as well as emerging technologies. …

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Building Community Through Listening & Branding

An ongoing endeavor, the act of building and maintaining your community can at times seem like an overwhelming task. However, it is a necessity for continued growth not only for economic development, but also growth in community relationship. The more your community trusts your judgment and ability to make a difference, the greater your chances of a unified front and …

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Standing Out From the Crowd – Brand Positioning

Your brand is not one single concept. Rather, every brand deals with a wide range of priorities, from conveying personality and purpose, to the brand’s historical position in the industry landscape. The many intersections within a brand can easily become overwhelming, and the consumer relationship to the brand difficult to articulate. What is a brand relationship, really? A Brand Relationship …

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