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8-3-15_Seniors_Planning

There's a wonderful Yiddish proverb my father has quoted to me frequently: "Man plans, and God laughs." This week's round-up of top baby boomers marketing links touches on plans made and un-made.

1. MOST SHARED: Ever wonder what purchases upscale Baby Boomers and GenXers have planned? Or course you have. These are folks with a net worth of at least $1 million or living in a household with income of at least $250,000, and more than half are planning a luxury purchase this year. Definitely consumers to covet.

The Shullman Research Center has released statistics ...

7-27-15_MMLW-NutandBolts

Happy Monday. There is a lot of ground to cover, so let's jump right into the mature marketing stories of the past week that had people talking. Have something to share? We'd love to hear from you.

MOST SHARED: We had a tie this past week of the most popular and most shared stories:

#1: You plan ahead -- thinking you'll be prepared if/when the day comes that you or a loved one needs support or care to live well. But what happens when all the preparedness doesn't pay off?

7-20-15_MMLW_Caregivers_WebGainsREV

Here it is, Monday again. Time for our roundup of the week's top links for baby boomer marketing and more.

1. MOST SHARED: "Women who leave the workforce to take on caregiving [on avg] lose out on $650,000 over their lifetime." This statement from Sen. Patty Murray, as part of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging (#WHCOA), was quickly retweeted and commented on. As one Twitter-friend noted:

7-16-15_NewBlog-Announcement

Creating Results' approach to mature marketing is based on a process called Relevant Creativity™. Relevant Creativity ensures creative solutions are relevant to each of our clients and their target markets, with custom-designed solutions that are strategically crafted to help them meet their goals. So it seemed high time we applied that Relevant Creativity to ourselves!

7-13-15_MMLW_Growing-Graying-Group

For newer subscribers, each Monday we round-up the top links of the week for those marketing to baby boomers and seniors. "Top" is judged by engagement on Creating Results various social channels -- clicks, retweets, likes, etc. For long-time subscribers, thanks for tuning in each week!

1. MOST CLICKED: The older population increases, but younger, Millennial cohort is now larger and has greater diversity.

6-30-15_Giraffes-Cheetahs-Seniors

How Road Scholar Effectively Targets Older Travelers - Creating Results’ Twitter feed recently shared an article about Road Scholar (formerly Elderhostel) and we were surprised by the flurry of new interest it sparked in this ‘grandaddy’ of educational travel resources for older adults. Several folks shared the tweet with their own followers and many said they were now...

6-29-15_MMLW_Fireworks

Happy short work week...I mean Monday.  Before the barbeques and fireworks that will take place this weekend as we celebrate our Independence, we want to first take a look back on the most notable mature marketing stories that had people talking and sharing.  We hope you'll share (and comment) too.  Have a great week. MOST CLICKED:  Bob Garfield's reflections on…

6-23-15_MMLW_LandisCommunities

Last week we had the privilege to speak at LeadingAge Pennsylvania’s annual conference on “The End of Advertising. The Advent of Engagement.” There was a lot of enthusiasm for Creating Results’ definition of engagement: “the act of turning people on to your brand in a way that improves business.” Many attendees asked for additional ideas and best practices, so we’re…

6-22-15_MMLW_GiGuy

Just when I've gotten into the swing of Sunday, Monday appears ... Time for our weekly round-up of resources for mature marketing! 1. MOST CLICKED: Veteran journalist Bill Moyers has been looking closely at aging in America for some time on his site, billmoyers.com, and his readers have reacted by posting their own stories of concern. Paul Buchheit's contribution to the conversation became the most…

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