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ARDA Conference – What’s New In The Timeshare Industry

May 6-10, 2018 marked the Annual ARDA (American Resort Development Association) World – The Global Timeshare event. The week was packed with activities for experienced resort professionals and newcomers alike. There are over 5,300 shared vacation ownership resorts in 121 different countries, and the industry plans to add 91 new properties…

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May 6-10, 2018 marked the Annual ARDA (American Resort Development Association) World – The Global Timeshare event. The week was packed with activities for experienced resort professionals and newcomers alike. There are over 5,300 shared vacation ownership resorts in 121 different countries, and the industry plans to add 91 new properties in 2018 and beyond!  This […]

IBS 2018 Continues to Surprise

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the NAHB International Builders Show in Orlando. Since this wasn’t my first trip to IBS, I was sure I knew exactly what to expect, but the show presenters and attendees continued to surprise me with both new products and services, as well…

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Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the NAHB International Builders Show in Orlando. Since this wasn’t my first trip to IBS, I was sure I knew exactly what to expect, but the show presenters and attendees continued to surprise me with both new products and services, as well as new marketing and sales […]

2017 Silver Tsunami Readership Survey Results

Thank you to all of our readers who completed our readership survey. This valuable information will help us make Silver Tsunami even more valuable for you in 2018. While the number of completed surveys was not high, only 5% of our subscribers responded, we do believe the results are directional and wanted to share them […]

December 13, 2017

Brands Can’t Afford to Ignore Mature Consumers

This week we continue with part two of our three part interview with Joe Ford, Immersion Active’s President, led by Kathi Scharf, Immersion Active’s marketing lead. In this interview, Joe discusses the importance of the mature market to brands’ growth and what makes Immersion Active’s approach different. Kathi: You’ve said in the past that brands […]

December 13, 2017

Immersion Active Leads “Digital First” Innovation with Brands

Over the next few months, we’d like to help you get to know the Immersion Active team at a deeper level. What better way to do that than to start with an interview with Joe Ford, Immersion Active’s (relatively) new president. The following article is the first in a three-part interview with Joe, led by […]

September 5, 2017

Leveraging GeoTargeting to Capture the Right Audience

Geotargeting plays a key role for home builders and developers who are trying to successfully target 50+ home buyers who may live states or even countries away from the active adult or retirement communities.

June 19, 2017

24 Stats Marketers Need to Know about Baby Boomers in 2017

There is no shortage of statistics when it comes to Baby Boomers. What you do with them, however, is the important thing. If you’re marketing to Boomers, it’s important to know as many current statistics as possible so that you can have a better grasp and understanding of your audience. If you’re treating the market […]

June 19, 2017

5 Secrets to Selling to Boomers and Seniors

Most Boomers and seniors have the means to buy what they’d like, especially if they feel as though the marketing for certain products is geared towards them. In fact, 70 percent of the disposable income in the U.S. is controlled by Boomers. As Boomers become increasingly social media-savvy, they’ll be able to put their money […]

June 19, 2017

Kathi Scharf Interviewed on The Entrepreneur’s Network Radio Podcast

Our own Kathi Scharf was interviewed on The Entrepreneur’s Network Radio Podcast. The discussion, facilitated by host Richard Anthony, ranged from reflection on common baby boomer myths to the future of entrepreneurship in the older consumer space. Listen to the full interview above, and learn more about The Entrepreneur’s Network Radio Podcast here.

May 12, 2017

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