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What boomer and senior marketing resources captured the most clicks, shares and conversation last week? Read on for our regular links round-up. 1. MOST CLICKED: Did you know that an old channel (email) can help you be more effective with a new channel (social)? Chris Penn explains how: Facebook and Twitter "can accept an upload of email addresses from your…

A new study from Radius Global Marketing Research compares the purchase influences for Baby Boomers and their children, known as Gen Y or Millennials. The upshot? Boomers are more influenced by advertising than the younger generation; Millennials are more influenced by word of mouth and search engines. How Boomers and Millennials Research Products Radius reports that 90% of Millennials (18-32…

This week's round-up of mature marketing links is all about moves, which seems appropriate for a blog that focuses on baby boomers and beyond. Young people may stereotype their elders as stuck in their ways but the reality is life changes rapidly in your 50s and 60s. There are career changes (planned or unexpected retirements, new ventures), aging events (turning…

Let's get to it! Our weekly round-up of top links, articles and resources for mature marketing. 1. MOST CLICKED: We have a tie -- * If you're happy & you know it ... You're a member of the Silent Generation, per Prosper Insights: http://ow.ly/k14Rq  Whether it's their love life or their homelife or their home, 65+ers are reporting themselves as happier…

Time once again for our round-up of links and resources which got the attention of mature marketers. A varied and at times emotionally-charged bunch this week. Please share your own feelings in the comments section! 1. MOST CLICKED: Does Generation Y (aka Millennials) suffer from a sense of entitlement? And are baby boomers to blame for their children's belief that their…

It may lack some of the glitz of last night's big Awards program, but each week on this blog we dramatically reveal the very best resources in our industry, as judged by an Academy of 50+ marketing fans on Twitter, LinkedIn, et al. And we do it in far fewer than 4 hours ... The gold envelopes, please! * BEST…

The Pew Research Center's Project in Excellence in Journalism has released some interesting data regarding news consumption and our favorite cohorts -- baby boomers and seniors. 'Tis the season to be honest, so I'll cop to a little "we told you so" action happening in the Creating Results offices. The Facts Here are the details, as reported by the Nieman…

The resources we share for understanding 50+ consumers are quite varied, so it shouldn't surprise us that a recap of top links would be as well. Here they are -- the articles, white papers, etc. from the last two weeks that garnered the most attention from Creating Results' followers on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. 1. MOST CLICKED: 2 ways to…

“Summer's lease hath all too short a date.” ― William Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Sonnets The last Monday in August. The last Monday of Summer. To ease the pain, we've collected the week's top tips/resources for marketing to baby boomers and seniors. 1. MOST CLICKED: The great comedian Phyllis Diller died last week at 95. This video of Diller "auditioning" for the…

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