We raised $20,000 in scholarships for Gen Z!

Scholarship funds will go directly to students and their education provider

I’m incredibly excited to announce that in partnership with Distributor Contractor Association we raised $20,000 in scholarship money

What’s in a Name? Gen Z vs iGen

(and Other Names that Didn't Stick)

Although there were multiple contenders for the definitive name, "Gen Z" is the current winner. Here are other names and why they didn't stick.

Jason Dorsey details newest youth communication craze in Fox Interview

"Live Chilling" is how Gen Z Hangs Out

The ease and functionality of online “live chilling” make it most appealing to youth. Dorsey explains they are “using one of these apps on their phone, in their living room – connecting to people in other living rooms, and that’s hanging out.”

Jason Dorsey details newest youth communication craze in Fox Interview

They are maintaining friendships via the internet much like previous generations would have utilized a local coffee shop, and according to leading Gen Z expert and researcher Jason Dorsey, “This is not going away”. Read More »

CATEGORIES: iGen / Gen Z Media Technology Uncategorized

Gen Z is Skeptical of Advertising

How can marketers get through to a generation who is used to skipping ads?

With shorter attention spans and a higher likelihood of avoiding advertising, Gen Z might be one of the hardest ever generations to market to.

Gen Z is Skeptical of Advertising

According to a recent CNBC article, Gen Z, the generation after Millennials, looks for humorous commercials, likes to “co-create” with brands, and only wants to watch videos that are less than 10 seconds long. Most of all, they physically skip ads when they pop up. Read More »

CATEGORIES: Generations iGen / Gen Z Selling & Marketing Technology

What’s on the Menu for Gen Z: Restaurant Preferences for the Youngest Generation

Looking for more than just chicken nuggets, Gen Z has restaurant preferences that put forth a more mature outlook on food.

While Millennials may have grown up snacking on chicken nuggets, Gen Z children and young teens are opting for healthier options. Gen Z, the generation after Millennials, are already a force to be reckoned with in the restaurant, fast-casual, and fast food eating space.

How to Determine Generational Birth Years

Where do the generations begin and end? Here's what The Center's research has uncovered.

We take generations seriously. To us, generations are not cute stories or catchy memes but groupings of people who help us to see them and the world differently—and more clearly.

Gen Z vs. Millennials: How to Tell the Difference

When brands talk about "Millennials" do they really mean "Gen Z"? Find out here.

While most people think the generation after Millennials consists of only kids, the truth is that the oldest members of Gen Z and iGen are now up to age 20.

The Center’s Gen Z Research Featured on Inc.com!

How old should you be when you get your first smartphone? What does the youngest generation expect from technology? Inc.com investigates.

Gen Z is quickly becoming the new buzzy generation to know, market and sell to, and employ.

Gen Z & Mobile Technology: 3 Things to Know

The generation after Millennials is tied to their smartphones. But is that a bad thing?

Naturally, if you’ve never known a world without information and communication at your fingertips via the internet and smartphones, you’re going to have a whole different outlook than any other generation in history.

Millennials Lag in Entrepreneurship

Though commonly believed to be the country’s most inventive and entrepreneurial generation, a few major factors are actually keeping Millennials from fulfilling that stereotype.

When people hear the phrase “start-up company,” most think of airy offices with open floor plans and a Millennial boss dressed in jeans and sneakers, overseeing his or her similarly young and stylish staff. While this might make for an attractive image in the media, new research shows that one key element is not very accurate.