After almost three decades helping to build reputations and brands and mindshare for big global technology companies — including more than 15 years running corporate communications and a variety of marketing functions for EMC — I finally had the luxury for the first time of taking a deep breath and figuring out what to do next.
The digital dependence of kids has escalated every year. They are entranced by a screen of some sort, seamlessly bouncing from iPad to a Kindle Fire to Xbox to the desktop, never missing a beat. Now, an increasingly younger audience is influencing the digital revolution. Thirty-seven percent of U.S. children between 4-5 years-old use a device like the iPad or smartphone. As crazy as it seems, they're an important audience. Learn how to engage them on their terms.
We normally don’t talk about our clients here at Shop Talk. We like to think this is an independent forum for the exchange of thoughts, reviews and ideas. But we’re making a little bit of an exception today because we think a piece of research from one of our clients is a must-read for anyone even remotely involved in marketing.