Skip to main content

Ready to get bold? Explore the possibilities with us.

In today’s fast-paced world, perception is reality. On average, you only have a mere 7 seconds to capture someone’s attention through any marketing tactic. According to the Harvard Business Review, your long-term success depends on winning the attention of others. What sets most successful businesses apart is an ability to capture others’ attention visually and through the written word. These businesses understand that if no one is paying attention to them in a meaningful way, no one will invest in their products or services. Steve Rubel, chief content strategist at Edelman (one of the world’s leading global communications firms), says it best. “Attention is the most important currency that anybody can give you,” he says. “It’s worth more than money, possessions or things.”

So, we ask, what perception are you giving your clients or customers? Are you taking your marketing seriously? Have you paid real attention to your message and look? Does your marketing make an impact?

Lucky for you, Minute Print is here to help. Through our “Be Bold” campaign, our talented staff is committed to bringing your company’s brand to life through exceptional customer service, impeccable design, and the highest quality printing services.

Wondering what this means exactly? It means we’re here to get the job done no matter what it takes. We’re asking you to trust our bold approach to your marketing. Whether it be a flyer or brochure, or a simple business card, we believe every element of your company’s identity is critical in the eyes of your audience. Our experienced design and print team will work directly with you to make sure every aspect of a project is handled with a strategy that aligns with your business goals.

The amazing part is that our talents and abilities are matched with unparalleled efficiency. We have the manpower and ability to be detail-oriented while still delivering a flawless product. Armed with a vision for our customers, along with the most advanced technology in the printing industry, our team thrives on a pure boldness for innovation that prevails in everything we do.  

Are you ready to get bold with your marketing? Explore the possibilities with Minute Print and let our team bring your brand to a whole new level.   

 

5 Ways to Market to Millennials

5 Ways to Market to Millennials

You’ve heard all about them, you’ve seen all about them, you probably have one in your life, you might even be one… Millennials. Millennials are one of the newest generations, and are currently coming about into the workforce full-force as they mature into adulthood.

Generally speaking, Generation Y (Millennials) are those born between the years 1981 and 1997. According to HubSpot, there are currently 80 million in the United States—nearly one quarter of the entire population. With an annual buying power of $200 billion dollars, they are also the most lucrative market to engage with. What does this mean for businesses?

If you’re not reaching Gen Y, then you're missing out on a selling opportunity. How can you engage with those 35 years and younger? Check out five ways to market to Millennials.

1. Go mobile.
The best way to market to Millennials is to have a mobile-friendly website. This means when customers pull up a website on their phone, they’re not stuck looking at tiny font and searching for an impossible button to find. Mobile websites have a completely different design than their desktop counterparts, so invest early. According to Facebook, 55% of Gen Y use only their mobile devices to access their profile pages or the Internet. This means if a business website isn’t mobile-friendly, chances are Millennials won’t bother engaging with it.

2. Get social.
Get on social media. Leadscon found that around 65% of Gen Y will like a company or brand’s page they enjoy on Facebook and Twitter. If a business is not on social media, Millennials automatically view it as not worth their time or even untrustworthy. Be sure to focus your marketing efforts by reaching out to the Gen Y population via social networking platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Optimize your social content to be engaging and exciting to drive traffic back to the website.

3. Be authentic.
According to Forbes, 43% of Millennials rank authenticity over content when consuming news. With spending so much time online, Generation Y craves content, but even moreso, craves an authentic and values-driven brand. Unlike past generations, Millennials aren’t going to fall for the age-old advertising tricks. They want to engage with businesses that appeal to their values and show their true colors. This means showing the inner-workings of your business, being real in content marketing and providing programs that help make a difference in the world.

4. Share word-of-mouth.
More than any other generation, Millennials are engaging through word-of-mouth marketing. If they hear a recommendation from a friend or coworker, they are more likely to buy and try the product than they would be from a traditional advertising method. This means getting out and meeting Generation Y where they stand, offering samples and even offering recommendation compensation. The more word-of-mouth marketing you can target, the more successful the campaign will be and the more Millennials will be engaged.

5. Turn creative.
Finally, get creative in your marketing strategy. Millennials have been targeted with advertisements since before they could walk, and are constantly bombarded every minute of every day with messages to buy this and try our product. If you want Millennials to engage with a brand, you have to catch their attention first. Get creative with your marketing strategy. Maybe it’s a guerrilla marketing campaign, maybe it’s a social media competition or maybe it’s a completely new tactic. Think outside the box and see what you come up with next.

When it comes to marketing, Generation Y is the next big step. Try out these tactics to see how you can connect with Millennials, drive them to a product or service and grow business.

Powered by PrinterPresence