The Seven Soft Spots of Aging

100 year old keeps sharp playing Nintendo DS

How an about 100 year old keeps sharp by playing the Nintemdo DS.

Albert Heijn - 8 jaar meneer van Dalen

Humanizing the brand. An important marketingcommunication strategy to reach the mature consumer. Have a look at how Mr. van Dalen has been humanizing the brand Albert Heijn.

Bay Audiology

When creating value propositions for products like hearing aids or painkillers, the focus should not be on the problem that will be solved but on how using the product will enhance the consumer’s quality of life. Have a look at how Bay Audiology did so in Australia.

Dove ”Pro Age” campain

Authenticity was a key element of Dove’s “Pro-Age” campaign. Based on the age-affirmative strategy, women in their fifties and sixties were featured rather than professional models.

Enjoy Life, Enjoy Bertolli (Bertolli advert)

A good example of the soft spot Connectivity, though not primarily targeted at the mature consumer, is the Bertolli campaign in which people of all generations share a memorable experience.

Frank Sinatra Michelob Commercial (1988)

 It is worthwhile to consider using music in the commercial to touch the right senses of the mature consumer. Just have a look at to what Michelob did with music back in 1988.


Leonard Nimoy in Commercial for Aleve

If a celebrity explains in an authentic, genuine way what the added value of the product is and the relevance to him or her, the mature consumer will perceive it as an honest message. A nice example is the American actor Leonard Nimoy.

The New Kid - McDonald's Commercial

One of the older campaigns of MacDonalds is a good example of a campaign with a positive outlook on life that involves several generations. It shows a new experience and combines the younger and the older generation.


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De workshop over mature marketing brengt concrete inzichten en inspiratie over de belevingswereld van de oudere, ervaren consumenten en de marketingimplicaties. We gaan in op de psychologie van het ouder worden.

En wat betekent dit nu concreet voor de marketing van uw product of dienst?



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