Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Millennial Moms

Millennial Moms are mothers who were born between 1982 and 1994 (under 40 years).

According to statistics, about one in five mothers fit into this profile. Millenial moms are multitasking progeners with great affinity to the digital world and a marked preference for everything healthy and beneficial to the daily life of their family.

That is why Millenial Moms make more purchasing decisions based on the nutrition of their children as shown by the following infographics developed by Influester, which will help us understand this new habit of consumption where the nutritional value of each product is the deciding factor at the time of purchase.

Source: Influenster

Thursday, November 24, 2016

How to Reach Millennial Generation via Social Media

There's no better place to find Millennials than the Internet. The technological advances and the creation of new social networks have changed the mentallity of this generation, in fact, they evaluate the content which is published in this new enviromment, being more susceptible to be influenced by the comments generated by others.

According to a survey conducted by Fluent, Facebook is positioned as the favorite Social Network for Millennial women but it has been the pioneer of this digital transformation, for this reason, it's common to find there the older members of this generation.

YouTube is being stronger each day because the creators of content of this generation are transforming theirselves into an influencers and being the reference channel for the customers purchase decisions.

Instagram, the social network known for sharing photos is the favorite one of the younger generations and where their attention can surely be captured, if the campaigns which are being developed, fit with kind of content. Taking into account the new features presented last year, definitely, it's the place to be.

Finally, Snapchat is a new network preferred by the youngest of this generation. Snapchat includes referenced filters being for the market a great opportunity to capture and viralize its brand content and convert them into prosumers.

Undoubtedly, a good communication strategy coupled with the analysis of these networks, it's a great opportunity to develop creative campaigns that our audience will love, keeping in their mind our brand communication.

Fuente: Fluent

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Future Consumers

Currently, Millenials are dominating the communication of brands as consumers, but in a few years, their position will be shared with the children who are called Generation Z, in fact, they are taking a leading role increasingly in the decision purchase maked by their parents and sometimes by themselves.

We are starting to notice how these generation have significant differences with their predecessors, from their aspirations to their way of communication on the online enviroment which will change to a new status quo that certainly has to be analyzed in advance to adapt to their new trends.

That's why it is necesary to analyze the information that we have from them so, like the Millennial Generation, would be possible to define their characteristics and find the most effective way of communication.

The following infographic by Marketo shows the main differences of this generation and gives us a fairly broad context of how it is positioned within the mainstream media.

Source: Marketo

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

10 Habits of Generation Z

Generation Z, formed by all those who born from 1995 to 2010, is a challenge for companies because they have to be adapted to this new target and the new market trends. They have the peculiarity that they were born and grew up in an environment full of gadgets and new technologies, in fact, they have accustomed to find almost immediately what they are looking for through this new technologies.

This group represents 20% of the world's population and companies are studying the consumption behaviour of this group of young people because it is different from the Millennials buying behaviour.

In spite of being very similar to Millennials, this generation is changing its habits and using technology of its social surroundings more consciously than its predecessors, as the way it shows the following infographic developed by the website ticsyformación.

Source: ticsyformación.com

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

How to sell to Millennial Generation

When it comes to Marketing, the hardest task is to reach Millennial Generation attention because the brand communication must be innovative. Details of their behavior are one of the keys to create interesting content, reaching them as frequent users and positioning the brand in their top of mind.

The following infographic shows us why direct and short messages are great for this target, taking into account that the attention, they are used to pay on advertising, is decreasing. Thus, If your Company wants to reach this Generation, it is a must to include in your strategy, memorable campaigns involving current issues with their activities and formats commonly used by them as video, blogs, mobile, in addition, content are part of the factors to consider to enter the taste of this generation.

Source: rodrigohm

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

How generations react to mobile ads?

Mobile marketing is one of the latest advertising trends due to the accessibility to send messages in order to reach a particular target.

Each generation can react different when it comes to technological advances, thats why we have to understand in which platform and format we can reach our potential customers.

According to the latest Nielsen survey, ads which contain a coupon or promotion are preferred by Millennials, while the generation Z are attracted more for advertising in based on their searches.

The older generations are less attracted to this type of advertising so if the main goal is to catch the attention of Millennials or GenZ, certainly, the way is to work building our Brand bases and get engagement on Social Media, having a positive impact for your Company.

Fuente: Nielsen

Friday, September 9, 2016

The Millennial Whoop

Surely you've heard it more than once in any of the lyrics of the favorite singers of this generation because it is seen as a trend in the world of music. The Whoop Millennial is a sequence of notes bearing the same pace. It includes the phoneme "O" combined in a specific pattern to form a sound like "Wa-wa-oh-oh".

This repeated rythm on several songs even of different artists creates a sense of familiarity that helps to increase the popularity of the theme.

Have you come to mind a song with this sound?

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Do you know the Z Generation behaviour?

Generation Z is a generation which has grown up using mobile devices. The Internet and the content influence them when it comes of behaviour, in addition the  formats they are used to see, has changed a lot these recent years.

So in this generation the rules are constantly changing. Explained.tv has made a deep analysis to understand how we could interact with them and integrate new ways of communication specially made for them.

This study shows us a notable preference to consume formats on streaming or media formats on demand via PC and mobile rather than television being a 3% of the total.

It also shows the ability of multitasking that have developed through the multiscreen, being able to see a video, updating their social networks, checking their email or the latest news.

Knowing this and understanding each new format as well as the time they spend using new technologies, it is an essential  key to adapt the company messages to the market.

Reference: Explained.tv

The keys to understand Generation Z

The Generation Z have specific characteristics which we must learn. Despite being very similar to Millennials, this generation this generation use online formats coexisting with the digital enviroment.

Discovering the keys to generate clear and direct messages, catching their attention, you will avoid losing them, in fact, Its really important to know about its consumer behaviour to offer them the right content.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The perfect restaurant for Millennials

A good food and a nice place it isn't enought for digital generations to be part of their favorites choices. Now, the places must to have also the the necessary requirements integrated with their digital activity.

Contacts to charge their mobile devices and wi-fi to connect and update their social networks are the most requested, but if the place included in its menu the last trend for this generation which is sharing food pictures on social media, and offer dishes specially designed for the perfect picture, this could be the perfect combination to be viral and an opportunity for them to create the perfect Instagram food picture.

The common habit in Millennials and Z Generation

Millennial Generation and Z Generation, better known as technological generations, have the habit in common of consuming mass content through their mobile devices. Thats why we have to know which are the preferred platforms for them in order to grab their attention and spread out our brand messages within an attractive format to become in their favorites.

How they consume content?

According to this Episode analysis, where a sample of 36,000 people who are in the age range of these generations were surveyed, a 43% prefer their mobile device to read despite on an 27% use it to watch TV series and audiovisual content .

Smartphone is used constantly during the day and at any time such in appointments, job interviews or even in the shower.

It is common to used messaging applications and social networks rather than calling to communicate with their acquaintances, however this study reveals that 63% still preferred talk person to person.

Applications to socialize with new people are more popular in a time,  but they prefered meet people from the nearby environment.

What would be the best format to capture the attention of these generations?

Source: Episode

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Millennials Insights

All the characteristics, which define this generation, could be a strategic factor to develop new communication channels, stablish conversations between the customers and the brands and increase the engagement with them.

The best way to get your company goals is to focus on social listening. What they say and what they think which will provide us with the necessary insights to develop our strategy and get closer to them.

Monday, August 8, 2016

How to Market to Mobile Obsessed Millennials

The latest generations determine their activities of their daily lives and important decisions with the use of digital technology. Thats why having a special dedication to the mobile marketing and develop a strategy based on any of its elements can transform them in a fans of our brand.

Millennials & Smartphones

According to SlickText 4 of 5 Millennials have a smartphone directly connected to social networks, allowing them to be in continuous contact with acquaintances and community and at least 60% of them are willing to share their personal data with their favorites brands which offer tangible incentives or only provide the immediacy to which they are accustomed.

But for those who are not fully convinced to share this important information it could be possible to do so, as long as the brand who will give them access to their data offer some special value.

Millennials & Mobile

As we previously seen this generation adopted new technologies as part of their life and grew in an information age where access to it is a priority, thats why it is easier for them to share through social networks in real-time than previous generations

With an average of 1752 messages received to their mobiles per month, a mobile application, notification or message to their mobile or a periodic newsletter to thei mail, may be options to connecting Millennials with brands.

Fuente: SlickText

Millennials vs Z Generation

Despite being two generations that can be very similar, there are specific charcteristics to each that differentiate them and can be detonating in any communication strategy so that they feel identified and attracted by our brand messages.

The following infographic developed by EYGM, shows in which we can notice different behaviors.

Digital Influence

Millennials are a generation that evolved with the digital transformation but had been grown with a influence of the previous generation which wasn't as digital as they are, thats why could easily be influenced by popular characters.

Hence, more than half of them still prefer that their favorite artist tell you that brand to buy or where to go, however the trend of real people tell them about real problems, trend that is preferred for their younger siblings Z generation, is increasingly the most used by brands

Consumer Behaviours

The use of cellular and digital technologies is another major differential, since being in contact with technology from the first minute is normal that Generation Z will to solve everything through this preferring the immediacy, efficiency and economy to use it It gives them.

Although this attitude for millennials purchase is not unknown, also they consider traditional shopping or those that start online but ends personally in the physical store as a good option.

Saving time and money is a priority for both generations, but we can say that for Generation Z there is nothing better than go aside with digital options.

Reference: EYGM

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Sharing Economy for Millennials

The collaborative economy, a concept that has been enhanced in these generation, is the main tool with which the millennials are changing the way they consume and share products and services. Taking by surprise the traditional system and innovating with digital platforms and collaboration between people, this trend is adopted in more and more industries.

Rent a flat with AirBnB, share journeys by car whit BlaBlaCar, buy some second hand products with Wallapop or even find a couple in Tinder are perfect examples of how this trend affects everyday life and requires a change of mind in the rules and people of actual societies to benefits all the sectors.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

5 Ways to Keep Millennials Consumers Happy

We know that millennials are not an easy audience to engage, thats why, our next steps once you have reach them and get their attention, it should focus on providing them some value to keep them interested. To do this we must know what their preferences are and avoid formats which generate a rejection of our brand and content generated.

What are the characteristics you should follow to be its favourite brand and attract them through your messages?

1. Useful and affordable products and services

Exist a solution for every problem, that's why you shoul offer to them solve any of their needs and an affordable option for their pockets, can be the beginning of a strong relationship between them and your brand.

2. An integrated costumer experience

Nobody likes to spend a lot of time looking for something or trying to learn how it works and that happens specially with this generation, so its important to take into account the user experience focused on the consumer, understanding how the user behaves during the purchase process, generating a sense of satisfaction in them and that means, probably, they will return again.

3. A brand loyalty program

Have an extra value proposition through discounts or loyalty programs in addition offering a quality product and excellent after-sales care are actions that keep alive the interest of your young consumers.

4. Engage them via social networks

If a brand have not presence in their favorite social networks it is much more complicated stay in the top of mind of  Millennials audience so start a conversation with them and appear in their timelines can help you to get engaged users.

5. A mobile access

Giving the ease of being constantly awaring of new products or promotions about our brand it is the best way to keep the Millennials interest and that is the best way to achieve them that through mobile notifications.

Source: cossales.com & deborahshannetoolbox.com

Millennials raising their voices

We already know that the Millennial generation is ready to get actively involved in the decisions of their country. An example of this is the reaction they have had of the recent results about the referendum made in the UK about leave or stay in the European Union, demostrating that the majority are not agree..

Millennials blame older generation for voting to leave and stole their future but they know that their attitude and their power across manifestations that it shown repeatedly through social networks can change the course of this decision or get a better social conditions for them.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

What the Millennials think about 2016 USA election

The world around is the world that are responsible for change, thats why it is not uncommon to see members of the Millennial Generation especially concerned by the political changes experienced in their society. Nowadays, USA elections are nearby and the middle point of members in this generation is ready to vote and choose the direction of their country. 

The way of how presidential elections make them feel can be describe in one word. Some of them have their own opinion, some of them are agree or disagree about the politicians, and some of them really want a change. This generation has the power of change the ways how the world works and they know it.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Do you know who the Millennials are but, could you identify the different identities within this group?

Millennials are those born between 1980 and 1995. Marketers have categorized those born at this time, also known as Generation Y or the Millennium Generation, as people with an academic degrees, who wait longer to leave their parents' house, and who reject the values of the previous generation (X) better known as the baby boomers. They declare themselves as politically independent thanks to the easy access to information that the democratization of the Internet led.  

The most interesting thing of Millennials is that they are classified as "Digital Natives". This is because they grew up in an environment of technological development and mastered the use of devices connected to the Internet. Their conversations are multi-device and multi-channel, which makes them capable of multitasking. They are considered apps lovers and they have a very social nature (social networks).  

But the most common mistake marketers make, is to group all this generation within common characteristics as discussed above. Indeed, there are different types of millennials and therefore different possibilities to approach them. Among the most common are:

Source: Contently

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Sharing Economy for Millennials

The collaborative economy, a concept that has been enhanced in these generation, is the main tool with which the millennials are changing the way they consume and share products and services. Taking by surprise the traditional system and innovating with digital platforms and collaboration between people, this trend is adopted in more and more industries.

Rent a flat with AirBnB, share journeys by car whit BlaBlaCar, buy some second hand products with Wallapop or even find a couple in Tinder are perfect examples of how this trend affects everyday life and requires a change of mind in the rules and people of actual societies to benefits all the sectors.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

How to engage with tech Millennials

The content consumption habits in Internet in the millennial generation are defined based on different profiles. To reach each one of those profiles, we have to know how they consume content, what are they looking for and find the way to put in front of their eyes our brand messages.

One of the most popular profile of this generation is the technological one. Those who are interested in all the new software, mobile applications, digital trends and electronic developments that occur in these days.

IDG Research Services conducted the following study that shows the behavior trends of this profile and how we can create effective messages. We can see some of them are interested in new gadgets and electronics and topics like news, careers, weather, travels, food and cooking are in the top of their preferences too.

The way that we have to present this contents will be an esencial key to driving views, generate engagement and improve the share rate that that will help the spread of our communication. An 88% shows us the importance of the reliable content as the main charactheristic.

Source: IDG Research Services

Tuesday, June 21, 2016


A bunch of articles describing the Millennial profile and how they are changing work and the way of companies have to be is what we can find in a simple internet search nowadays.

But the best way to understand them and become in a best place to work for Millennials is as easy as go outside and ask their opinion about the things they want to be a happy worker.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Effective insights to reach Millennials

Millennial generation has being the first digital generation ever known thats why is a challenge for any brand to understand the evolution in their communication ways.

Reach engagement with them is the goal of any strategy since what was effectively communicated before through traditional forms of advertising now is ignored and at worst rejected. To generate effective messages as a company you should speak their language, be where they are and offer brand experiences.

Internet is the place where Millennials spend their time and the content that consume in there is the key to get in contact with them, that's why the must to our brand communication to generate successful leads will be to adapt our message to the content they are interested and add some value.

According to the report "Millennials loves videos and why you should too" by Animoto 6 in 10 Millennials prefer to watch a company video than read a newsletter and nearly the half of them only watch videos in their mobile devices, which gives us an important insight to make our branded content.

Source: Animoto Survey

Thursday, June 2, 2016

How to connect with Millennial Generation

Has not been that long since the newspaper and radio were the preferred sources for information and entertainment and where our messages could easily reach readers or listeners. However, and as we have seen repeatedly, the Millennial generation breaks many of the stereotypes, including the way they consume media.

We now know that to reach this generation we must think of the Internet, according to the following infographic developed by Koeppel Direct, an average millennial spends around 18 hours of their day and can do so in one or more formats and devices, check their smartphone 43 times a day and spend an average of 5.4 hours on social media.

That´s why it is very important to know what platforms are used by and understand the use that gives to each one of them to lead our communication efforts and make ourselves visibles, giving the opportunity to connect with them.

Considering this analysis of Millennial behavior for media consumption and platforms that have more engagement as well as their reasons to prefer them, we can identify insights that will be us face to face with this generation.

Source: Koeppel Direct

Monday, May 30, 2016

Instagram Husbands: A New Way To Share Moments

Instagram is the social network to find the millennial generation capturing the best moments of the day with their mobile cameras and has become the favorite for certain profiles such as bloggers.

Always concerned about updating their profile with the best picture and reach the highest number of likes and followers, will use all resources for achieve that "casual photos" including one of the people closest to them.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Who Raised All These Entitled Millennials?

Nowadays, everywhere you look everyone is complaining about the called Millennials. Adults are so frustrated with the youth of today and they are kinda scared of the future. The problem is that all Millennials are put in the same bag, and admitting that yes some kids are awful, not everyone is like this.

All adults that say all these bad things about youth Millennials, have to stop and think for a minute: Who raised up these kids? The adults? Parents? Did you do this? Keep watching and you'll discover more about what is happening in this Millennial world.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Multidevice and video: Two ways to attract Millennials

Millennials are a generation that demands content and also, are characterized by consuming it in any kind of screen, this is called multidevice consumption. What kind of content is the king in the digital environment? The video format prevails in this environment, because this generation is much more visual and it is estimated that video traffic will exceed 80% of the flow of data across the network.

When it comes to launch a digital campaign, keep in mind, that the Generation Y is a demanding audience. You can't use the same TV commercial on your socoail networks or channels. In fact, according to a study Ascend2 called "Videomarketing Strategy", the video content they like is:
  • Customer testimonials ( 51 % ) 
  • Tutorials (50 % ) 
  • Demonstration of product (26 % ) 
  • Interviews with leaders ( 23 % ) 
  • Practical cases (26 % ) 
  • Webminars ( 23 % ) 
Normally , the objectives of these campaigns are branding and the effectiveness there of them, will depend on the quality of the content. Does duration matter? The answer is yes , Millennials prefer short videos, according IPG and YuMe Inc , these videos must last at least 15 seconds.

Therefore, considering that Millennials are consuming more video and generally, on their smartphone screens, the content should be adapted to their screens, it should be a good content and characterized by a short duration.

Source: Defy Media

Millennials vs Baby Boomers

Millennials Generation are known for being insecure, lazy, shallow and ambitious. We reach a point that these young people finally ends believing that they are like this, but actually they have not these skills. 

Called as 'the worst generation' here they are to show the world that they are the opposite to all these written things, words with no sense. Here they are to talk about the myths and respond about what Millennials are.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

You've Gotta Love Millennials by Micha Tyler

This is a video of a guy who wants to open the eyes of the adult people to show them how in reality are Millennials, in a positive way.

It is a parody that opened a talk at the Church Leaders Conference encouraging people to see the stereotypes that everyone has about Millennials and recognizing the big potential that Millennials have.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Brand experiences for Millennials

Millennials take with them their devices everywhere. A lot of companies launch digital strategies without taking into account the brand experience and the advantages of the social networks from events to the selling point.

Now, there are many brands that are adapting to this and launching digital strategies related on special events or through new app to improve their experience in the physical shops. Undoubtedly the best strategy is that one that combines traditional and digital advertising. 

There are many platforms where you can reach this generation and in addition, also one of the advantages is that many of them, are classified by very specific topics such as music , photography, video consumption etc. This also allow create positive associations to your brand or product and amplify it by social networks.

This generation is also a multidevice, they are accustomed to consuming content in several devices simultaneously, when they realize the same activity. Therefore, bearing in mind all that, if it wants to manage to connect with the Millennials and retain them, it is necessary to be present in their platforms and overcoat, to focus drive it to generate expectations and new experiences.

Source: Reelseo

Thursday, May 5, 2016

How To Get Millennial's Attention

Anna Schilawski, a social media digital communications expert, who worked with very well known brands as Victoria Secret and L'Oreal USA, tells us how to reach their hot target.

The first and the most important thing they do at first is to know understand, from KPI's to in which social channels they are. She talks about finding new creative ways to capture consumers with the help of social media.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Millennials: Mobile strategies and online reputation

The new generations depends on their mobile devices. Each day new Apps are emerging adapted to these devices and all the Websites are responsive. For those reasons, It's necessary a marketing campaign adapted to mobile world when it comes to Millennials.

An study of Statista reveals that the consumption of the Internet this year is a 56,1% and in 2019, this consumption will rise to 63,4%. Moreover, a 71% of Millennials used this device to access to the Internet as a first option. Thus, if you pretend to impact this audience, the key is to take into account a mobile strategy.

If you decide to incorporate this kind of strategy, first you should know what content is interesting for Millennials. They access to the Internet to check their social network profiles, to chat and to consume videos. For that reason, a brand have to be there and to take care of its online reputation.

If a brand has social networks, that means, there are advantages and disavantages. One of the best advantage is that the compania can talk with its target and obtain accurate information. One disadvantage is that the companie lose control and the users can spread bad comments about the brand affecting its reputation.

Despite the disadvantages , all companies have adapted to the online environment and the Millennials will be the strongest generation of the future, in fact, a 50 % of world consumption will come from this generation in 2017. To conclude,  listen to Millennials , include an online strategy and take care of your brand reputation.

Source: Statista

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Influencers: The Key to Success

Around a 50% of the consumers will be Millennials on 2017. That means, business and brands should focus their strategies on these consumers understanding how its behaviour is. Thus, The most important thing is to know their tastes, how they consume and the trends they are following.

This generation is characterized by follow all the trends on the Internet and generate content. New occupations, such as youtuber and blogger, have emerged as a result of the Internet revolution. Influencers are followed for a lot of people and brands have realized of this. Companies are launching campaigns through the influencers channels.

Is it efective include influencers into your marketing strategy? The answer is yes. Your storytelling is going to be more credible if an influencer tells it, in fact, they are able to have friendly conversations with their followers.  A combination of content marketing and influencers is a great solution to generate engagement with your target. 

What should you have to take into account when you chose an influencer? This person have to share with your brand its values and its followers have to be the same as your target. It is very important the way the influencer has to comunicate everything and the branded content you decide to do because it has to be memorable.

Source: Edelman, MediaPost

Why the word Millennials makes Cringe

Here we have a man who explains his own experience about a young Millennial girl who talked to in an aeroplane. She was working in a company which it seemed she wasn't quite motivated about what she had to do. 

Millennials are coming with strength to fight for what they want, but to reach the success first they have to do different things. But he thinks that talking about the behavior of young people without talking about the challenges they face is dumb.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Millennials: What ‘Old’ looks like?

Here we have an experiment which consists of asking the Millennials What age they consider to be old. So they were asked to show how what "old" looks like. 

Then they are introduced to some real 'old' people. Watch what happens when they realise that aging is not about decline, it's about growth. They totally change their mind. #DisruptAging

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

What platforms and social networks are used more by the Millennials ?

Millennials are not able to live without their smartphones, in fact, an investigation by Carat reveals Millennials is the generation which access more to the Internet through their smartphone and this means, an 85% of this group of people. Moreover, once they are connected, they use the Internet to check their profiles of their social networks.

This is well-known by the companies, for this reason, a majority of them launch marketing campaigns focus on mobile. This generation consume a lot of videos and they love to create content, they even become influencers on the Internet through the social networks, collaborating with powerfull brands.

But the main question is the next one; What platforms and social networks are used more by the Millennials ? Well, the most popular is Facebook following by Instagram and Snapchat.  A 71% of Millennials use more than one social network and they use it daily.

As a company, they should know what Apps are the most successful ones and understand why these Apps are trendy. The Gen Y are always on those they can share content easily and of free payment. Its very important the way they share the content, it is in a social way because we live in a society based on "likes"

Source: PewResearchCenter

Monday, April 18, 2016

The rise of the Millennials

Most people think that Millennials are not going to do a better work than the previous generation. The truth is that they are growing every day more and more, and it's said that most companies are not prepared for this, Millennials are coming with an enormous empower.

"In an era of new technology, a new economy, and new opportunities, Michael Price shows us what it takes to create a life of meaning as part of a Millennial generation that is ready to make a huge positive impact on the world." - Ryan Allis, Co-founder of iContact | CEO of Connect.com

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Millennials are changing the world

The large and upcoming of Millennials Generation don't think as their parents or grandparents. Their different point of view and the way of doing things, specially business are influencing everywhere.

The next Generation of Leaders are coming with so much power but people do not realize about that fact. They are bringing new issues and new challenges and opportunities to the marketplace.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Millennial takking about Millennials

Kelly is the author of the bestselling "Adulting: How to Become A Grown-Up in 468 Easy Steps" which has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and on the Today Show, among others. 

In this speech Kelly talks about the great change that Millennials have resulted in society and how much we should listen. At first all they seem not contribute anything useful but then we will realize that they are strictly necessary for our development.

How to make Millennials want to work for you #TEDxTalks

This is a real presentation of an authentic Millennial, Keevin O'Rourke. He is strategizing ways to grow his startup company, Monday Creations. He is a passionate entrepreneurship, in fact, he is the vice president of his campus Entrepreneurship Club and an advisory board member for a local One Million Cups group.

Keevin is the reflection of what truly a Millennial is. Millennials want to know why they should work for you, rather for themselves, because they are starting new startups dreams of their own. Here we have a clear representation of what Millennials believe about work.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Family and their importance for the Millennials

Millennials are changing the perception has always been of " young people". They aren't at the world of work yet but they are showing us that they have a very active attitude that would be very useful in the long run. For them, the family is much more important than friends or money. 

For example, in a survey, they were asked what they would prefer: to go on a vacation with their families or to receive a significant amount of money. Surprisingly most Millennials responded to go on vacation with their families. Millennials are different, they are young and every day we are surprised more. Are not yet deep in the world of work but we must give them a chance, probably they will surprise us.

Monday, March 21, 2016

The Loyal Generation

A large percentage of Millennials prefer to have a job with which to earn enough money to not have luxuries without working. This generally defines a little bit what kind of people are Millennials. The work and effort are two basic qualities of the Millennials, that perfectly define them. 

Many of them want to start a family and have a house and a car, but the important thing is not to have bought a house , but often the rent , ranging from flower to flower. Millennials are fair generation, because everything they say, is everything they do. They are committed to the fullest and they will always fight until the end to achieve their own goals.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Millennials and the technology

Millennials have grown up with technology, but now 98% of us use the internet. And people would do anything to join internet anywhere, so if they don’t have it at home they’ll go to public libraries.

If a 97% of population own a cell phone and a 65% own a smartphone, it means that children of 13 years old own a smartphone. Technology is a part of us, we can’t get rid of it but we don’t want to. The influence of tech products in our life is huge.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Cómo afectan las RRSS a los jóvenes Millennials

Las redes sociales son la nueva manera de recibir información y comunicarse de manera instantánea y cómoda. Los jóvenes Millennials las utilizan diariamente, y están a su alcance durante las 24 horas del día. Las necesitan para quedar con amigos, colgar fotografías, para trabajar, promocionarse, entre muchas otras utilidades.

Existe un grave peligro pues los nuevos internautas en camino no son conscientes de la peligrosidad de las redes sociales. En ellas muestran su mejor yo, se muestran como les gustaría ser y se creen también lo que dicen los demás y esto provoca, muchas veces, confusiones.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Technological progress is the reason for the change of vision of Millennials

In this video , young millennials have been exposed to the first videogame and also they have played on it. Their reaction was composed by surprise and admiration at the same time.

This game did not have excellent graphics and wasn't as fast as the games of today. But they acknowledge the merit to being created long time ago. And they say that it is funny because now they would be very "cool" to have this game at home.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Millennials leave their countries to find new opportunities

In Spain, Millennials have always said to emigrate to succeed in the workplace. The current economic cirisis has been suffocating many countries and for this reason these young people leave to find new opportunities. The main destination for Millennials are the United States.

Millennials and college grads are reshaping and revitalizing a lot of nation’s metropolitan areas from coast to coast of de USA. Millennials are not only shaping the Digital Age, but they are also playing a key role in economic development as they relocate to a huge variety of cities. This shift is propelling big-name brands to relocate as well in order to grab ahold of these young and talented individuals.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Digitized Millennial society

Nowadays we're in a world that seems to be normal. But if we compare how we live now with how we'd lived years before, we would turn crazy. We aren't conscious enough that technology is really changing our lives gradually. 

People talking on the phone, listening to music with headphones, chatting on WhatsApp, recording a video to make a funny Snapchat, filtering photos on Instagram ... We've changed, we're now Millennials. And that's why we're all the time looking at the phone, and we have forgotten the sunshine, the birds and the breeze. 

Anyway, the truth of this is that there are some evidences to prove this fact. In the world we live 7.210 billion of people, and 3.010 billion are active internet users. With this figures, we can conclude that the Internet is not only for a few segment of the population because this number shows us that there are a lot more of users in the Internet than we thought.
Another fact that we must underline is that 1.685 billions have an active mobile account. This is a lot of people, and there are lots of apps that they're using everyday of the day during every hour of the day.

This is why society is digitizing, and everything will be involved with technology, the Internet, applications and filters. 

Source: Mobkii

Monday, February 8, 2016

Millennials and the most important asset of a company, loyalty

The most important thing for a company is the client's loyalty and when it comes to Millennials we should talk about content marketing, in order to focus on interesting content for this target. A research made by Newscred reveals that generation Y has a good perception of content marketing, a 62% ensure  to be loyal to brands that have a good content strategy. 

This generation is one of the most attractive generations for brands. Normally, Companies have problems to understand this target when they purchase something, for example.  A 32% percents of young people think that brands don't have the right content on their Websites and this is a critical fact.

A lot of companies have adopted this kind of marketing, and the have generated a lot of information a content. For example, the corporative blogs are in a Website to improve its SEO but that content is a mess. This target value quality more than quantity and for that reason, you have to show your content properly. 

The information should be ordered and tagged, moreover, it should be visual. Millennials are people used to peer the Websites and they usually focus on the specific data. The best way to engage with them is to use infographics and audiovisual content.

Source: Content Plus

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Millennials are the new face of travel

Millennials travel many times more per year than other age groups. This is due to two reasons. Mainly, it is because their ability to find low prices and various offers through internet. With just a click they are able to find anything.

Also, "Easy traveler" is an opportunity to know the world and to take a break. The world have never seen one generation to travel as much as the Millennials before, and this is not because of its economic wealth, it is due to its ability to find cost savings in time and at the right time.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Millennials say yes to clicking to buy

The good thing about go shopping in a store is that we can chose between different options. We can compare different products and choose the best one for us.

Unfortunately, this custom is changing more and more. Nowadays, the Internet is covering a huge part of the whole market, that fact is changing our customer preferences to buy from our home. Of course, without getting up from the couch. Perhaps are we so tired that we can't make an effort to go shopping? No, not at all, If we can do it from our smartphone, why should we go to the store? how stupid, right?

Millennials are young people who are changing the world gradually. First, they were distinguished by using social networks. Now, they are known by the "Z Generation".

Now please, look at the image below the text. In this infographic you can take a look at the gradual change of behavior in society. This graph shows us the number of people who prefer to buy by clicking. We have reached a point that going to the store to buy is seen as something that belongs to the past. It's not as trendy enough as buying by an app.

So the deduction is that the generation that lives online, buys online.

Source: Goldmansachs.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Can Millennials give up social media?

Millennials are really hooked on social media! It is very difficult for them not to be continually sharing feelings, experiences and moments of each day.

This video jokes about it, but we don't realize how serious it is. Millennials live by and for social media, and when they don't have access to them, they feel lost.

Millennials, who are them

Millennials were born in the last decade of the last century. They are in social networks and know exactly how to use it. Teamwork is necessary and essential for a successful outcome, as well as being an entrepreneur worker.

In this video are further defined this new generation for us to know them better. We must think that they have already changed a lot of things but they will change a lot more over time.

Monday, January 18, 2016

How to attract Millennials on Social Media

Millennials love to consume online content, update it and to upload new archives. To reach this generation is neccesary to know how to control the Social Media and explote each social network to follow the new tendencies and to take an advantage of new comments and hashtags.

As a brand, if you want to conquer this generation, the following tips are going to help you to define a good social media strategy:

  1. Be trustworthy: Young people expect brands to be transparent, to trust in them and if they feel they have been betrayed, they could speak ill of your company, losing a customer.
  2. Use all Social Networks: A lot of companies are used to have only an account on Facebook thinking that is enough. That fact coul be but as a company, you shoul have online presence and to use the social netwirks which are more suitable for your products or services.
  3. Quality content: We shoul generate content easy to share and to read.
  4. Influencers: Not only important bloggers or experts are influencers. Consumers can be influencers because nowadays, everyone, who is in this generation, use social networks having a lot of followers or friends. For this reason, you have to offer a good customer service and to solve their problems instantly.
  5. Competitors: A golden rule on Marketing is to be better than the competitors. The social networks allow us to see what they are doing and to see which needs they are not able to cover to the potencial customers, getting attract new customers.
  6. Feedback: Finally, the feedback with them is essential , they interact on the Internet looking for instant answers and also have a direct conversation with them, helps us to understand what their needs are , rather than acquire information through a study which would be a big expense.

Source: Social Media Today

Monday, January 11, 2016

Millennials: Video online is better than tradictional TV

Television has been the king of all media for young people, thus, it has been the most choosen by advertisers and publishers to generate engagement or to launch its products or services. But digital natives are changing the game and their consumption preferences are changing at the same time. According to a study by Nielsen, "Are Young People Watching Less TV?" 2015, people from 18 to 34 years old, in the US market, consume 22½ hours, which means that the average consumption has dropped 47 minutes compared to the previous year.

This data, are important to have a global vision about how new generations change and pull the brands to change as well. That fact is not only taking place in United States, also, in the rest of the countries. This is critical because nowadays, the market is global.

Now, we can talk about, VOD, video on demand and online television. Gen Y prefer to chose the content and chose when they want to see it. In addiction, streaming TV programs and the use of different platforms or Websites to consume or generate new audiovisual content, are rising up each year. This is reflected in how brands are changing their products to adapt them to this new media, the Internet, a great example, is the Smart TV's.

The use of second or third screen is very common in Millennials. When the are seeing a TV program, they have the need to share what is happening in real time. For that reason, a lot of series or TV programs, have generated hashtags around its contents.

So, Are Millennials killing the traditional TV? They do not reject the TV but the prefer to consume the same content in a different format. According to a study by Verizon, a 40% of Millennials prefer online TV than traditional TV. This is a good new to advertisers and publishers because if they plan a good Digital Marketing Plan, they are going to be able to impact a segmented audience and to adapt its content to the user's searches or their preferences.

Source: comScore

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

How Millennials deal with the economic crisis

Generation Y or Millennials (ages 18-34) are living a difficult situation, in fact, these days are denominated as the worst economy since the Great Depression. But this generation are hopelessly optimistic about the future because they are adaptable. Here's why this generation will make it, despite the odds.

For example, Millennials are engaged with new technologies and they are looking for new ways to work. In fact, new kind of jobs came with Millennials, improving the economy and creating new professions.

Mobile banking: The new way to spend money

Smarphones run the world. Around 2.6 billion people own an smartphone and use it actively. This figure will increase by 2020, that means, 6.1 billion people who will be a 70 percent of the world's population who will have a smartphone. This fact is changing the way to buy, the way to communicate each others and the way to manage the banking.

After a huge survey, 235 people, they have determined some highlights of the mobile consumer in 2015:
  1. Brick and Mortar banking is not too popular, over half of the people surveyed use online banking and over one-third part of them use mobile apps. 
  2. Millennials is the key generation, they are trailblazers using smartphones and mobile apps. They are usually aware of the lastest developments. 
  3. The generarion before Millennials, Gen X, are starting to use mobile apps relationed with the banking but they need to trust in that App to use it, they need to feel secure when it comes of personal data and money. 
  4. User's experience and App's usability is a critical point. If an App runs slowly, users would uninstall it or stop to using it.
Currently, banks have an opportunity to reach young people and to change customer behaviour. If they create a good and a secure App, that fact could be an advantage over their competitors. By 2017 in US, 108 million people will use mobile banking. 

Smartphones are becoming something so personal, and the iGeneration, Millennials who trust in their devices to make a lot of things, are not afraid of the Internet, moreover, banks and brands have a huge job with GenX, because they see this media like a nightmare, the new objective is to convince them to trust on the Internet and to make easy and attractive Apps to engage both generations.

Source: Crittercism