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Re: Social Networks: Eying a Baby Boomer Bonanza
Posted by jfb48 on 2007-09-18 06:48:37
In reply to John P. Mello Jr.
I agree that marketers are salivating about all of us baby boomers, hoping to cash in on the next phase of our lives - retirement. Where I think Eons and a few other sites missed the boat (as evidenced by recent layoffs there) is that there has to be some focus to the connection. Being a baby boomer is great, but who wants to connect only on that basis -it's too broad. Hence new sites like www.grandparents.com are trying to find additional common ground. My site, for example, www.topretirements.com, focuses on helping these baby boomers find the best place to retire to. It will be interesting to look at this again in a few years and see how it all shakes out.




 * Topic  Author  Date
Re: Social Networks: Eying a Baby Boomer Bonanza  John P. Mello Jr.  2007-09-14 14:37:38
Re: Social Networks: Eying a Baby Boomer Bonanza  LisaLynn  2007-09-21 11:08:51
Re: Social Networks: Eying a Baby Boomer Bonanza  jfb48  2007-09-18 06:48:37
Re: Social Networks: Eying a Baby Boomer Bonanza  thesavvyboomer  2007-09-15 09:12:36
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