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As marketers, most of us understand the importance of identifying our target audiences BEFORE we actually begin our marketing campaigns. Ideally, these types of discovery sessions should take place before you even think about a campaign idea or strategy since the message or tactic can vary greatly depending on the audience. However, I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes it can be a little tricky to actually narrow down your target demographic(s) – especially when so many demographics seem to overlap. Baby Boomers, Seniors, Generation X, Generation Y, Millennials… the list is endless.

This week, Ad Age’s Kenneth Gronbach has a great primer on the top six U.S. generational markets and ideas for targeting them. If you’re about to begin a audience discovery session (or even if you’re in the midst of one), I’d highly recommend this article as a good place to start.

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