by Darren Ross on Dec 29, 10:00 AM
Gen Zs will be the first generation with a stream of data tracking them from cradle to grave. From sleep monitors to calorie and location trackers, parents will be able to monitor their child's every move. There are some clear benefits to this: Peace of mind that your child is healthy and developing at a normal pace, and knowing your child is not in the wrong place ... whatever "normal" and "wrong" may be.
by Greg Peverill-Conti on Dec 22, 11:00 AM
The recent election was full of useful lessons for marketers. I'm not talking about boring stuff like social media blah, blah, blah or advanced targeting blah, blah, blah. No, I'm talking about some big meta lessons: that truth and lies are the same, bombast is a great substitute for substance, civility is hokum, accepted standards are overrated. Couple these facts with regulatory agencies that will soon be headed by outsiders hostile to their very existence and 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for teen marketers. The question is, will you have the guts to make it happen?
by Melanie Shreffler on Dec 15, 2:07 PM
Brands and marketers often overlook a key opportunity when targeting teens. The vast majority are focusing all their energy and dollars on social media campaigns, adding to the clutter and cacophony on those platforms. While it's true that teens spend a significant portion of time with the likes of Snapchat and Instagram, it's challenging for a brand to get noticed, much less to intrigue teens enough to engage with them, when so many others are screaming for attention in the same overcrowded space. Advertisers often try to turn up the volume rather than consider other media where teens make up …
by Aaron Paquette on Dec 8, 11:00 AM
Adding to the surprise were the unlikely nature of the Trump candidacy, his unorthodox campaign style, controversial proposals, and inflammatory tone. While about a fifth of the country might have been celebrating the next day (the percentage of total Americans who voted for Trump), many of the remaining 80% were in shock, fear and mourning.
by Jennifer Molina on Dec 1, 12:10 PM
When it comes to marketing to teens, as the old saying goes, "Don't be a square!" Unless, that is, you're talking about reaching Gen Z through social video.
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