Marketing to Generation Z

Learn how to effectively market to Gen Z.
This article was originally published in 2019, but it has since been updated to reflect new research and consumer trends. A lot has changed since we first covered this topic, but the value of Gen Z marketing has not! Generation Z is the segment of people born in 1995 or later. This subgroup accounts for ...
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Alteryx Promotes Customer Loyalty with Gated Offers for Students and Teachers

Woman at a laptop using software Alteryx provided free to build student and teacher customer loyalty.
Companies everywhere are searching for data-driven solutions to their business challenges, and many of them are using Alteryx software to find them. The trouble is, the workforce has a shortage of skilled data analysts. Alteryx sees this as an opportunity. The company recognized the need to prepare college students to enter these fast-growing careers, and ...
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How to Win a New Generation of Customers with Student Offers — Infographic

College students revel in their youth and the endless opportunities that lie ahead, and they love when brands recognize their life stage with personalized offers.  According to new research by SheerID, 92% of students identify with being in college more strongly than they do with their family role, religion, nationality, or cultural background. And offers ...
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New Research: What Teachers and Students Want from Brands for Back-to-School in 2020

As summer winds down, the pandemic still shows no signs of ending. Plans for the new school year are constantly changing, and students and teachers are struggling with an uncertain future. Brands have a special opportunity to provide support—and win new customers—with meaningful offers that support them through the crisis. To find out what these ...
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Brands Help Teachers and Students Stretch their Budgets with Special Offers as Questions Swirl Around the Opening of Schools

SheerID is proud to partner with twenty-six brands that are offering special deals for the millions of students and teachers who are preparing for the school year, either at home or in the classroom Portland, OR – July 24, 2020. As we near the start of the school year, many of the country’s students and teachers ...
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How to Grow Your Business by Caring for Customers

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The coronavirus has unraveled everyone’s world, but marketers carry additional stress. Many are wondering how to engage their customers during this crisis, and how their brands can be part of the solution in an authentic and meaningful way.  The answer is to provide personalized offers to those that have been hardest hit. Our recent survey ...
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5 Steps to Ensure the Success of Your Personalized Offer

Delivering personalized offers is a smart move for brands. But they often don’t see their programs deliver big results, usually for one of two reasons. Their fear of discount abuse keeps them from promoting the offer broadly, or they use manual verification to confirm eligibility, which wastes valuable time and resources and doesn’t scale.  Targus, ...
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New Research: What Consumers Hardest Hit by the Pandemic Want from Brands

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The coronavirus has turned the world upside down, and everyone is struggling to adapt. As we face the fallout and search for ways to survive, what role do brands play in helping us, and what do we expect from them?  And if you belong to a group that has been directly impacted by the pandemic, ...
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How to Engage and Support Customers in Uncertain Times

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The coronavirus pandemic is dramatically impacting every facet of our lives. We’re worried about what it means for ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities. After talking with many of our customers, I’ve seen that marketers are carrying the added stress of keeping their programs performing when people are: Staying home—not shopping in stores, not ...
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How to Pick the Right Consumer Community for Your Brand

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Marketers looking to up their personalization game have been embracing a new tack: creating personalized offers for consumer communities. The approach is called identity marketing, and it has a secret weapon that traditional segmentation strategies don’t: members of a consumer community are deeply connected. When they hear about a good deal, they spread it through ...
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