Black Friday deals

5 Black Friday deals students want

Black Friday promotions are about selling a lot of product quickly. In 2018, retail sales on the day spiked by +292%, while sales on the following Saturday, Sunday and Monday also showed an increase of over +100% against the previous month.* With high competition and such a small window of frenzied activity, the deals need to be spot on.

Our youth community has revealed the top Black Friday deals students want. Follow our tips and we guarantee you’ll excite these customers.

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How a TSR partnership benefits your brand strategy

While a one-off campaign can deliver great results for a specific objective, with the best will in the world, it can’t give you a holistic view of your brand. There simply isn’t time to test everything. That’s where a TSR partnership can really add value.

Youth marketing strategies for brands

Top youth marketing strategies for brands

Students, Gen Z, youths, the future generation. Call them what you like, they are here and they have purchasing power. So what do they want from your brand and what kind of relationship should you build with your youth marketing strategy? We’ve pulled together the latest youth research trends to help you understand this audience and spot the ideal opportunities to engage.

How to do research right

Don’t get your brief in a twist: here’s how to do research right

Have you ever commissioned or carried out research, and the results weren’t what you wanted? Perhaps you never have because you’re not sure of the best way to do it? Here’s the know how to feel confident you’re asking the right questions, of the right people, in the right way when creating a water tight brief.

Did the influencer kill the role model star?– Who inspires gen Z?

Who is the modern-day role model? Are social influencers the new celebrity endorsers? Do young people really trust them? Explore the truth behind the power of influencers, how they make young people feel and identify who truly inspires and resonates with today’s gen z.

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Podcast: The experts guide to youth marketing

In this podcast series, we will be speaking with our internal experts at The Student Room to bring you insights and tips from the UK’s largest online student forum to help you gain a more in-depth understanding across a multitude of areas when it comes to youth marketing.

Proof awareness content leads to conversion

For brands, freshers presents a crucial time of year for consumer activity. Thinking about your marketing activity early will enable you to maximise on the awareness stage and harness the power that organic brand awareness reaps when it comes to conversion.