As part of Social, Silver Surfers, Creating Results' national survey on the attitudes of 40+ers towards websites and social media, we observed Boomers and seniors interacting with various websites.
In this session, Lew explains what happens when she encounters a challenge online.
Every Monday we review our most engaging and shared articles from the previous week. First up this week, more seniors than ever are using their mobile devices to access the news. Our second synopsis shows how industry leaders, experts and providers are coming together to fight ageism. Most Shared: Seniors Enjoy News At Their Fingertips According to McKnightsSeniorLiving.com, […]
Every Monday, we review our most engaging and shared articles from the previous week. For this week’s most engaging, we explore why Boomer parents feel the need to pass on their cherished items and why their grown children don’t want them. The most shared article is by columnist Kyle Ranally, who addresses some reasons why […]
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Happy Monday! Each week we review the mature marketing content that had people talking (and thinking). This week we hear the stories of three individuals who retired and then had second thoughts. Then, our most shared content explores storytelling and shares tips for how you can make it shine. Have something to share? We’d love […]
When we're designing websites for older adults, a client sometimes will ask, "Can it have ____? I saw it on such-and-such's website and it's so cool!"
I'm a creative person so I like cool.
But I like results even more.
What's cool and trendy can, at times, actually turn off the baby boomers and seniors our clients are trying to attract. These mature consumers don't want fuss and bother. They want functional, easy-to-use tools that help them make decisions and take action.
That said, there are two "trends" I think are relevant to our older adult targets.
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