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Raymond Morin

Gen C: 12 Connected Consumer Trends for 2017-18

Generation C: The Connected Consumer

Part one of this article, Generation C: The Growing Influence Of Connected Consumers, was more of a retrospective look at the evolution of the Connected Consumer. This article predicts the trends you can expect to see unfold in the next one to two years The 12 Connected Consumer trends to watch in 2017-2018 Since I…


Raymond Morin

Generation C: The Growing Influence Of Connected Consumers

This is part one of a two part series. This part recaps the the growing influence of Generation C – the Connected Consumers. Part two will look to future trends…. The Demographic Impact of Generations in Recent Years In recent years, the impact of connected consumers manifested itself more than ever through social networks. In…


Raymond Morin

Why Millennials Should Be Mentored, Not Managed

With the influx of new digital generations (Y and Z) in the labor market, boomers and those of Generation X who are in command positions must completely rethink their management approach and instead adopt the attitude of a coach or mentor. These who many call the millennials, want to be involved and be part of…


Nicholas Scalice

How Can Your Business Effectively Use Snapchat?

With so many social media platforms now playing an integral role in digital marketing, it can seem overwhelming as you try to figure out which ones will be best suited for your brand. And while not every business may be a perfect fit for Snapchat, this smartphone-based social media app has long surpassed the title…


Raymond Morin

Generation C: The Disappearing Digital Divide

Seniors Finally Take the Social Network Train Recently, I came across an article in the New York Times which confirmed what I already observed for some time in my surroundings. In the era of Web and social media, the clash of generations becomes a myth. The digital divide that separated the new generations from the…


Raymond Morin

Generation C: The 12 Online Consumer Trends in 2016

The New Year promises to be one where the Generation C will have a decisive impact on social and digital transformation of organizations. In 2015, there were several trends for connected consumers. We have already seen their immense influence on society. Several of the previously predicted consumer trends have already been seen, and still more…


Raymond Morin

Generation Z: The Guiding Light of the Digital Age

In a recent article on Sprout Social; Gen Z vs Gen Y: Does the Hype Add Up,¬†Aubre Andrus discusses some highlights from an influential Sparks & Honey study that distinguish the Z generation of their predecessors in Generation Y. According to the study, published in 2014, Generation Z (born after 1994) already accounts for over…


Raymond Morin

Generation C – The Emergence of Micro-Generations

The demographic evolution of generations in the digital age In his book The ABC of XYZ: Understanding The Global Generations, Australian author Mark McCrindle shared the sociological research of Strauss and Howe to explain the major changes expected in the coming decades, with the arrival of Alpha and Z generations. According to the theory of…


Raymond Morin

Generation C – Towards a New Baby Boom With Generation Z

According to the US Census Bureau, in 2015, the digital natives of Generation Y (75.3 million) will surpass the Baby Boomers (74.9 million) in number for the first time. In comparison, Generation X is only slightly more than 56 million people. Add to this, according to the latest estimates, over 65 million young generation Z…


Jan Gordon

What B2B Marketers Need To Know About Millennials

By Michael Brito It was just a matter of time before millennials entered the workforce, got promoted up the ranks and started becoming influential in the B2B marketing space. Just last week, Google and Millward Brown released a study that evaluated the state of B2B marketing. Approximately 3,000 B2B researchers were surveyed about their research…


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