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Something About Us
Pólvora is a full service digital and multicultural agency, explosive with energy and ideas; just like its name (gun powder). We are nimble - We are fast - Best of all, We are Good at what we do:

  • Maven Awards (Boston Ad Club) - Best Multicultural Campaign
  • NAMIC - Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Award (EMMA)
  • Portada Magazine - Top Digital Media Professional of the Year
  • National ASTER Award - Excellence in Medical Marketing
  • Boston Business Journal - Emerging Leader

We pour our hearts and experience into everything we do to make your business better; holding ourselves accountable every step of the way.

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Buen Sabor® Selects Pólvora for Multicultural Marketing and Advertising
Buen Sabor, a specialty food company that focuses on offering Latin American inspired, ready-made meals has gained recent success with the launch of its all-natural products, and Pólvora was contracted to reach the fast growing Millennial segment.

http://buen-sabor.com


Pólvora’s CEO on WBZ’s Centro
discussing his Boston Marathon run benefitting Boston Children’s Hospital.

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Our People

Cristina Bozas
Cris is the spark behind our creativity. Her extensive online experience gives our clients the confidence to move into uncharted waters with her leadership in the digital world. On the other hand, her artistic flare breaks through paradigms to refresh multicultural marketing and raise it to new levels.
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Rudy Bozas
With over 15 years of experience in the General and Multicultural markets, Rudy is a renowned problem solver. He has led numerous brand reinventions and repositions among top F500 companies, and led many small ones to success. His "well-studied" approach and drive to over-deliver on expectations makes him an invaluable part of clients' teams.
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Paz Echevarria
Her cunning media skills were developed over 15 years of stewarding, planning and buying for some of the largest marketers in the world, including McDonald's and Nestlé. She is one of the most respected media professionals in the industry. Paz, operates Pólvora's in-house media partner agency, The Integrated Media Group and is instrumental in the growth of our clients' businesses.
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Justo Piñero
After many years in the advertising industry and working at renowned agencies like JWT, Bates USA and Grey Advertising, Justo now concentrates all his efforts and knowledge on production.
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Eduardo Feo
“Edu”, as he is known in the office, is an award winning digital professional – Communicator Award of Excellence and Entrepreneur of the Year. He has created campaigns for some of the world’s leading companies, like Microsoft, Samsung, P&G
and Sony, and has been the mastermind behind digital ecosystems most would envy.
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José Gonzalez
José has over 20 years of marketing experience helping businesses successfully capitalize emerging and growth brands in the U.S. He brings a unique capability of understanding category dynamics and leveraging digital and traditional strategies to maximize the consumer path to purchase. His agency experience, such as Publicis, is a catalyst for his global view on brands and the ability to transcend them locally.
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Our Clients

Hispanic Agency Clients

 


Our Clients

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  digital and interactive works

interactive works   digital works for Lifestyle Lift
digital works for Showtime   digital works for Showtime
interactive works for seccionamarilla.com   interactive works for Showtime
  Print / Collateral works

 
 
 
 

 



Showtime

CLIENT COMMENTS
"I've thoroughly enjoyed working with Rudy and his team at Pólvora over the years. Not only do you get hard-working and dedicated professionals when you work with Rudy and Pólvora, but you get the most pleasant and congenial people, who make the experience that much more enjoyable."
-- Diane Roussey - Sr. Director,
Acquisition Marketing

AWARDS
EMMA Award for Excellence
in Multicultural Marketing

EMMA Award for Excellence in Multicultural Marketing
 

OBJECTIVE
Showtime Networks, Inc. (SNI) has been a Pólvora client since 2004. In the past years they have made significant programming changes to deliver a more targeted offer for the bilingual/bicultural market. Pólvora was challenged with reaching this elusive audience, educating them about SNI's new programming and driving acquisitions.

STRATEGY
Pólvora identified that a large segment of the US Hispanic bicultural population was using social networks to stay connected to friends and family domestically and abroad. The Agency put together a SNI MySpace page, titled, "Mi Showtime" where users could interact, view and share Showtime properties and components, leading them to an acquisition. Media: Used 100% online media, selecting key portals and trafficking bilingual creative to capture this audience.

CREATIVE

Showtime


RESULTS
The MySpace campaign was the winner of an EMMA award for excellence in multicultural marketing.
More importantly, it generated a 29.2% response rate from our acquisition landing page to the dedicated sales hotline.



 

Seccion Amarilla

CLIENT COMMENTS
"you are a great agency, I'm proud
and very confident to rely on you"
-- Miguel Capriles,
SAUSA Marketing Manager

 

OBJECTIVE
Sección Amarilla USA (SAUSA), the Spanish-language yellow pages, renowned in Mexico, entered the US
in 2008 with a new search portal dedicated to the Hispanic market. The search engine was existent but never received marketing support.


STRATEGY
Pólvora was contracted to develop a creative and media campaign that would educate and drive Latinos
to the new SAUSA portal.

MEDIA USED
Cable TV, spot radio and online media.

CREATIVE
The creative campaign reminded Latinos that "to succeed in the US, one must be well informed" and
SeccionAmarilla.com was the portal that helped Latinos find the things that were important to them.



RESULTS
After the first month of the campaign launch, SeccionAmarilla.com:


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zumba fitness

From three guys and an idea to millions of DVDs sold, 60,000 locations, 105 countries and 7.5 million
participants weekly.

AWARDS
"Best in Category" by the
Annual Florida Print Awards

Florida Print Award
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OBJECTIVE
Zumba Fitness, an exercise video program based on Latin music, looked to promote a new series of kids DVDs to U.S. Hispanic children of school ages. Zumba contracted Pólvora to create a promotional program that would generate awareness among kids and incentivize parents (the "gatekeepers") to purchase the DVDs.

STRATEGY
Pólvora created "Zumbando" and partnered with a major food manufacturer (Kellogg's) to create a healthy lifestyle program targeting schools of high Hispanic concentration. A sales kit was developed for physical
education teachers and principals with instructional materials so that the teachers could implement Zumba classes and educate their children on the importance of staying healthy. Participating schools received a visit and exhibition by "Zumba Superstars" who also distributed Zumba premiums, healthy food coupons (from the partner) and provided kids with special invitations for their parents to local supermarket exhibits where they could purchase the videos or order them online.

CREATIVE
The sales kit exercise routines were put together with collaboration from the national association for K-12 physical education teachers, NASPE(National Association of Sports and Physical Education). Standees were developed for all of the schools to announce the arrival of Zumba and invitations were distributed to all of the kids and their parents for the local supermarket exhibit.



RESULTS
• The program exhausted video sales.
• The collateral material was awarded "Best in Category" by the Annual Florida Print Awards.
• The food manufacturer, Kellogg's contracted Zumba to a three year agreement of various
promotional programs directed to the Hispanic market.
• Kellogg's Special K brand rose from a 96 Hispanic consumer index to 198 over the three years.


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Polvora Advertising - Digital - Multicultural

 

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617.398.0991

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