Generation Z are not millennials, just as millennials aren’t Gen Z. Marketers often forget that there’s a difference between the two generations that means they have to approach them differently. The cutoff between these two unique groups is 1996. It’s when a number of defining factors kick in that really separate the two. First, […]
Trust has taken a beating in the last few weeks for some of the biggest institutions on the planet. Boeing’s handling of the 737 Max crashes; big pharma’s role in the opioid epidemic and continued reports of misuse of customer data have meant trust in our institutions has gone into the toilet.
Forget millennials, Gen X-ers are where it’s at for marketers! They really have control of the money and the power, but are often overlooked by marketers in this day and age. The X in Generation X is extremely appropriate – the group is an absolute mystery. Many refer to them as the “forgotten middle child,” […]
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Millennials are the dominant generation in today’s workforce. Fifty-six million of them have jobs or are actively looking for them. And that number just keeps growing. They’re a bright group of workers with a clear understanding of technology. Sounds like a bunch of great job candidates, right? And your company, along with every other one […]
If the past two weeks have taught us anything, it’s that social media influencers can breed trouble for big name brands. Among the many people affected by the recent “Operation Varsity Blues” college admission scandal was 19-year-old former University of Southern California student Olivia Jade Giannulli, daughter of Full House favorite Lori Loughlin. Jade (who […]
Millennials spend over $600 billion dollars each year in the United States. To get your share of that spend, you’ll want to pay attention to online trends and statistics and use them as a gateway to the millennial consumer. You can start by looking at the mindset behind these actions to better capture the millennial […]
Millennials are cutting their cable cords; shunning new cars and avoiding brick and mortar retailers. How can your business avoid being a casualty of this millennial market shift?
Gucci’s recent social media fiasco is a shining example of the disconnect between the advertising side of the communications departments and the PR side. The ad, showing a black and white sweater with a red cut out for the mouth, is so reminiscent of blackface that within minutes the internet exploded. And the timing of […]
With so many platforms out there, how does a marketer that wants to reach the millennial market choose which to invest time and resources in? Tips for using YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter to reach this highly sought-after market.