Gen Y Tag



Millennials missing the bus
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Guy Who Loves Millennials… And Many Other Segments; photo by Maru Lombardo on Unsplash… My Strategic Marketing students last year had a running joke. For every business challenge in the universe, they would say, “We plan to target millennials using social media.” That got a laugh every time. After all, everyone knows that social media marketing is a joke for most brands. As for marketing to millennials, a recent article in Ad Age claims that many marketers are finally realizing thereRead More
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC, and Veteran Marketer Trying to Get Jiggy with It In my quest to find value on Twitter, I began by following a lot of marketing people, including several ad agency heads and veteran PR people. I wound up unfollowing most of them — except for the young marketers still in college or graduated within the past five years. I’ve found the young marketers refreshing for several reasons…Read More
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Member of a Few Segments… A few years ago, my wife and I strolled into Forth & Towne, a new fashion chain from Gap Inc. targeting women over age 35. It was solemn and dignified with muted lights and muted music — and muted people. While other stores in the mall percolated with excited shoppers (this was 2006), the spanking new Forth & Towne saw its handful of customers browsing quietly, as if they were preparing to pay respects to anRead More