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Digital DO's and DON'Ts for Marketing Senior Living

November 30, 2016

To reach marketing goals, organizations must work smarter. Smarter means arming sales and marketing teams with insights into the way older adults use the internet in homebuying and move decisions.

Creating Results has surveyed thousands of mature movers to uncover the WHY, WHERE and HOW of their digital journey. Key insights have been revealed through our longitudinal, national study of “Social, Silver Surfers,” Americans over the age of 40, with emphasis on people who made a decision to move in the prior two years. The latest edition digs deeper into the roles of caregivers and move helpers.

This white paper for senior living marketers includes selected highlights and action steps to help your digital marketing program work smarter.

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April 2013 - What Homebuyers Really Want

April 24, 2013

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released a new study titled "What Home Buyers Really Want," capturing the desires and dislikes of home buyers. In this month's newsletter, Creating Results' Todd Harff and Kathy East share insights from this study for how to strategically (and successfully) position your communities.

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Marketing to Gen Yers and Boomers Using Social Media and More

January 24, 2013

Gen Yers and Baby Boomers may be two generations apart, but they have more in common than you may think.  Together these two demographic groups will drive the multi-family industry for the foreseeable future.

Todd Harff served among a panel of industry experts at the 2013 International Builders' Show to explore the successful strategies for attracting and keeping these two segments through the use of social media.

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Aligning Brand with Mission

October 23, 2012

As Michael Eisner, former CEO of Disney once said, “A brand is a living entity - and it is enriched or undermined cumulatively over time, the product of a thousand small gestures.” The power of branding goes beyond a logo. It makes a distinctive promise to the marketplace and to its team members, drives a unique and compelling image and supports development of critical competencies that allow the organization to deliver on the promise now and and in the future.

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The Power of Generational Marketing

October 5, 2012

Connecting with today's older donors requires insight, creativity and subtlety. It is time for generational marketing to discover how to motivate donors in a way that works for them. Learn the ways to best target and motivate the 50+ donor.

Presented at the 2012 National Council of Philanthropic Planning conference.

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Top Ten Take-Aways from the 2010 International Builders Show

February 15, 2010

Todd Harff, president of Creating Results, one of the nation’s top real estate and baby boomer marketing agencies, took on the 2010 International Builders' Show.  He attended over a dozen educational sessions, walked the entire floor and interviewed more than 20 builders and developers. 

In this “top 10 tips and take-aways” from IBS 2010,  Todd poses a series of questions for builders, developers and those working with active adult and retirement communities to consider as they look for better sales and better results in the coming year.  He also talks about how builders targeting boomers and seniors can "untangle the web."

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Summer 2010 - Debunking Four PR Myths

Summer 2010 - Debunking Four PR Myths

Pop Quiz! Public Relations is:

A) Not needed – aren’t newspapers dead?

B) Expensive and too hard to measure

C) Not worth my time – we’re on Facebook!

D) An effective marketing technique that should be a part of your marketing program

To find out how PR can be 14 times more effective than advertising, read on for statistics about the ROI of PR, insights for your program and some case studies. We are sure you’ll find something to relate to in this month's newsletter.

OUR BLOG

As we all know, Mature Marketing Matters! That's why we've focused our efforts on reaching this large, diverse and very entertaining cohort as the muse for our blog.

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    I went to our local home improvement store this weekend to buy some paint. Let me tell you, that place was busy. Apparently, when the weather is rainy and chilly, what better time is it to repaint a room or two? That is what the six-other people at the paint desk and I thought. So here I […]

    The post Remodeling Trends; Older Single Women appeared first on Creating Results.

  • 4_17_17

    At the beginning of every week we share the most engaging content from the previous week. First up this week, an 81-year-old woman developed an iPhone application having only learned to use computers when she was 60.

    Then, an article from NextAvenue.org discusses the various ways retirement will change in 2017.

    The post Retirement Changes … Is there an app for that? appeared first on Creating Results.

  • 4_10_17

    Every Monday, we recap the most engaging content from the previous week.

    This week, we take a look at a MediaPost article that breaks down characteristics of the different generations of media consumption. Also, an article posted on the National Public Radio website explains how age discrimination in the workplace has become digital.

    The post Me Generation, or Media Generations? appeared first on Creating Results.

  • 4_3_17

    Happy Monday! Each week we explore the mature marketing news that received the most interest and clicks the previous week. This week is all about mobile marketing.

    First, we'll explore mobile usage among boomers and seniors by way of a report from Edison Research, and then we'll take a look at mobile marketing as it relates to what MarketingSherpa found were the most disliked advertising avenues.

    MOST SHARED

    This past week I was thrilled to join the Mid-Atlantic 55+ Housing Council to share opportunities and insights for marketing 55+ communities to the mature consumer. I always learn so much when I join the council, and this event was no exception.

    The post The Good and Bad Of Mobile Marketing appeared first on Creating Results.

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