Term archive for "Marketing to Millennials"

Why Are Games So Important To Millennials?

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You may think you’ve already heard everything there is to hear about Millennials. There are 80 million Millennials, which means they’re the largest cohort in the workplace and consumer market. Estimates of Millennial buying power vary somewhat, but most come in around $200 billion annually. There is a widely-held preference among Millennials to spend their… Continue Reading »

Business Owners, Do You Even Know What You Want?

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The very first step in any marketing campaign is identifying the desired outcome. I often ask clients if they’re hoping to increase sales or boost the number of customers they have. These two outcomes sound similar, but they’re really not identical. As a business owner, you have to make a strategic choice. Where Is Your… Continue Reading »

Don’t Be Afraid To Go Deep: Meaning Matters to Millennials

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In the January 2016 issue of Elle magazine, you’ll find an interview with designer Alexander Wang. Wang’s work may already be familiar to you – he was at Balenciaga for quite a while, and H&M after that. Some of the article features his new collection; think very high end bicycle chains, wrought in palladium or… Continue Reading »

Better Safe Than Sorry? Not If You’re Trying to Connect With Millennial Customers

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In reviewing Micah Solomon’s excellent Forbes article, “2015 Is The Year of the Millennial,” I came across this bit that I’d like to share with you. After explaining that members of the Millennial generation define themselves as being willing to risk some level of danger in pursuit of excitement and adventure, Solomon writes, “Embracing danger… Continue Reading »