Generation Y

Millennials (also known as the Millennial Generation or Generation Y) are the demographic cohort following Generation X. There are no precise dates when the generation starts and ends. Researchers and commentators use birth years ranging from the early 1980s to the early 2000s.
Posts about Generation Y
  • The Rules of Millennial Marketing, According to Stock Photos

    …— companies that are desperately trying to understand millennials tend to lack any real understanding of the demographic. (And that’s coming from a real-life twenty-something behind the keyboard.) What do marketers truly think about Generation Y? I searched the word “millennial” on Shutterstock to find out. 1. They are a nameless, faceless horde No one…

    Jillian Richardson/ The Content Strategist- 15 readers -
  • SPI 172: Game Changing Business Growth With Peter Voogd

    … I can’t wait for you to meet today’s amazing guest: He’s Peter Voogd, and he’s the leading authority on Gen Y entrepreneurship. As CEO of, Peter has trained nearly 5,000 young entrepreneurs. He draws on the wealth of experience he’s gathered from his own career (which started before he even hit high school) to teach…

    Pat Flynn/ The Smart Passive Income Blog- 12 readers -
  • Our Interview with Tim McLain on Millennial Marketing

    … on millennials, I decided to ask: What’s the Big Deal with Millennials? And Tim McLain from Netsertive provided one of the best conversations on the topic, answered all my questions, and even provided a great infographic below. Tim recently held a webinar with Google on the topic that you may also wish to watch and listen to. Here’s our interview: Listen…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 11 readers -
  • Why Millennial Travelers are Important

    … For the past few years the millennial consumer has been closely examined. The Millennials are the most connected, trendy, and largest generation. Because a lot of the members of this generation are still young and inexperienced, they are sometimes overlooked by hoteliers. But due to advancements in technology and their social network culture…

    E-Marketing Associatesin Social Content Google Facebook Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Bae, is your social media strategy on fleek?

    … A dizzying number of brands, from Taco Bell to Stouffer’s to Seamless, are attempting to sound less like Fortune 500 companies and more like your 14-year-old nephew, at least on social media. According to data crunched by Brandwatch, there have been nearly 17,000 mentions by brands and consumers of the word “bae” or “fleek” online. Among…

    Shareen Pathak/ Digidayin Social- 26 readers -
  • Snapchat COO Emily White Covers Generation Z at #FordNAIAS

    … businesses in a different way from their parents or even Generation Y/Millenials, the young adults (ages 21-35ish) that came before them. Here’s some other facts about Gen Z: 52% use YouTube and social media for research assignments84% of adults under age 35 say that they are interested in the social standpoint and history of a company and its productsThe…

    Kelsey Jones/ Search Engine Journalin Social- 12 readers -
  • The Top 15 Email Marketing Myths You Need to Know

    … clients over to more beautiful, responsive email templates. They’re professional, they’re cost effective, and they fully test your template in Litmus – even sending you the results. Here are Email Monks 15 Email Marketing Myths Myth: Generation Y uses smart gadgets and tablets the most. Myth: Sending a first time or repeat customer the same email…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin EMail- 9 readers -
  • How to Get Users to Share Social Data with You

    Another day, another user data controversy. Facebook’s recent roll out of its new messenger app provoked a flurry of headlines ranging from Is Facebook’s Messenger App Evil? to the more measured Don’t Freak Out About the Facebook Messenger App. Understanding what Facebook did wrong will help you collect social data and reap the benefits of truly understanding your user base.

    KISSmetrics Marketing Blog- 3 readers -
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