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Millennials still love email!

Welcome to the Reading Room – a short round up of interesting reading about anything and everything to do with digital communication.

Millennials are the generation born between 1985 and 2000. They are pretty much ‘switched on’ in terms of digital technology – surfing the internet is second nature to them and they use various social media channels frequently to connect with friends and for entertainment. But what about email? Studies show that Millennials still use this channel extensively and are, in fact, somewhat obsessed with it. Read on to find out how best to engage this desirous generation with your marketing emails…

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New Study Finds Millennials Are Actually Obsessed With Email

Millennials are a huge market with significant spending power. Knowing how to effectively engage this generation will ultimately determine the medium term success of most businesses. This article makes reference to Adobe’s latest report – the Adobe Email Consumer Survey, which looks at email trends amongst consumers. It confirms that email is the most effective channel for businesses wanting to engage with millennials, both as consumers and employees. Read on to discover five insights companies can use to better connect with this youthful generation.

  • Publisher: Forbes
  • Access: Public
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Email Marketing

Is Email still relevant to Millennials?

Numerous studies have shown that millennials check their inboxes regularly and view email as an effective channel to receive more formal and important communications from companies – this includes information on promotions and new products. Research also shows that they prefer social media channels for less formal, social interactions, as well as for entertainment purposes.This article discusses how to adapt your marketing messages when targeting the millennial generation.

Email Marketing

How to Maximize Email Messages for Millennials

Millennials are the most engaged marketing audience in America, but according to Forbes, one that no longer responds to traditional promotional tactics. This article states that millennials were named the largest generation in 2016 – superseding baby boomers. Another point mentioned is that millennials tend to gravitate towards brands that show they care about social causes, are transparent, and stand for something. Find out what familiar brands are doing to target millennials.

  • Publisher: DEG
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Alison Treadaway

Alison Treadaway

Director at Striata, South Africa

Alison Treadaway is a director at Striata. She is involved in defining ​and executing ​business ​and marketing ​strategy, nurturing organizational culture​ and​ ​promoting compliance.

Passionate about organizational culture, she is particularly interested in protecting and enhancing Striata’s stories, traditions and unique approach to achieving success. To this end, she interviews 90% of approved candidates to ensure that Striata’s work ethic and social culture will continue to thrive as the organization globalizes.

Alison has 19 years of experience in the ICT sector, having worked at Internet Solutions and Dimension Data prior to joining Striata in 2002. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Languages, WITS) and a post-graduate diploma in business administration from Wits Business School.

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