It’s been seven months since I joined Creating Results, bringing with me 20 years of senior living marketing experience to the team. It’s about time I wrote a blog post! I’ve chosen a topic close to my heart to share with the Mature Marketing Matters audience: creating a community of leaders,
Pokémon Go isn’t the only app that has millennials burying their heads in their smartphones these days. Despite having been around for almost five years, Snapchat is more popular than ever with the younger generations.
In fact, according to Power Digital Marketing, 60% of 13 to 34 year-old smartphone owners in the US are Snapchat users, thus providing many marketers a new avenue through which they can reach this demographic. As of June 2016, Snapchat has more daily users than Twitter.
Should marketers focused on older adults -- Baby Boomers and seniors -- be considering Snapchat?
Each week, we recap the news items that most engaged our followers over the past week.
This week, a Reuters Institute study explains how digital media has overtaken print media as a primary news source -- for some generations, that is --, while a study from MarketingCharts emphasizes the importance of using radio to advertise to Generation X.
Also, we take a look at how news headlines often say one thing, but mean another -- especially in senior health and aging industries.
MOST CLICKED: The Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2016 has confirmed what has been obvious to marketers and consumers for years now: the adoption of digital platforms as a means of accessing the news has led to a decline in the print news industry.
Every week, we take a look at the content that engaged our followers the most from the previous week.
This week, the New York Times gave an in-depth look at the importance of keeping the brain mentally-stimulated, and the increasing popularity of "brain gyms" in retirement communities.
Also, a study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that there is still a long way to go instilling confidence in adults 40+ as they finance their long-term care plans.
Each week we take a look at the mature marketing articles from the previous week that engaged our followers the most. This week, we will explore how headlines impact engagement, as well as the top three things that Baby Boomers require as they consider their future housing accommodations. MOST CLICKED Headlines are the first impression that your audience receive from…
Happy Monday! Today's mature marketing news of interest is brought to you by the letter "S". Each week we share stories or action items that are important to know for those targeting mature consumers. Have something to share? We'd love to hear your comments and ideas (and we promise to respond accordingly). MOST SHARED: If you've read anything regarding social…
While many of us were overindulging in turkey, football and family get-togethers over the long weekend, others were busy as usual reading and sharing insights. Hot topics last week included mobile advertising for seniors and visual content marketing statistics. Learn more about how to make mobile ads more senior-friendly and review data that reinforces how important visual marketing is to your toolkit.
How to Effectively Leverage The Web To Attract Baby Boomers According to a recent finding by Gallup, 26% of baby boomers are spending more on travel. Quirk’s Marketing Research highlighted a study examining buying behaviors, and found that 90% of boomers are making their travel purchases online. Boomers and seniors are a perfect target market for travel, as they have…
Happy Monday! This week our mature marketing stories of interest focus on technology---the power it provides for connecting with family and taking charge of our own health. Have something to share? We'd love to hear from you. MOST CLICKED: The most clicked mature marketing story of the week was a blog post by one of our favorites, Chuck Nyren. In…
It wasn’t too long ago when the only attention paid to online reviews of senior living communities was making sure only the positive comments saw the light of day. A recent article within Senior Housing News confirmed that if you’re not thinking about online reviews you’re missing the boat. The article included insights from a digital marketing survey conducted by…