What “Grace and Frankie” Taught Me About the Need for Age Diversity

Posted on July 27, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Communications, Diversity & Inclusion.

Have you ever watched Grace and Frankie on Netflix? Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin play women in their mid-seventies who become unlikely friends and in the process, redefine what it looks like to be in your later years. In one episode, Grace and Frankie are starting a new business and going to the bank to …

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What R-E-S-P-E-C-T has to do with communicating

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, Communications, Relationship Building.

Recently, I gave a talk at the Workforce Development Conference on how to communicate across generations. This speaking experience really drove home the core message of the talk, which is: “It’s not about me… It’s about them.” It’s not about how I prefer to communicate… It’s about how my target audience prefers to be communicated …

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The best social media platforms for each generation

Posted on November 21, 2018 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Content Creation, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Storytelling.

Each social media network offers something different and attracts different users. Which is part of the appeal of them! And with 81% of people in the United States on social media and 2.46 billion worldwide, you may be wondering how to “narrow the pool” to the specific demographics you’re trying to reach. So what are …

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How to engage multiple generations on social media

Posted on November 7, 2018 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Content Creation, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Storytelling.

At the recent IEDC Conference, I spoke on a panel giving marketing strategies, and someone asked: How can you build an active audience of various generations on social media? Maybe you have this question too, if you have multiple generations in your target audiences. You might be trying to reach everyone from internship seeking 20-year-olds …

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Should we be marketing to Generation Z?

Posted on October 31, 2018 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Advertising, Content Creation, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Storytelling.

We focus a lot on millennial marketing these days… What about Gen Z? Should Economic Development Organizations be marketing to this generation too? The short answer is: Yes. From an Economic Development startup business perspective, we definitely need to be connecting with Gen Z. Generation Z is literally the next generation of the workforce. They …

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