The Advantages of Gender-Neutral Messaging
Gender-neutral marketing creates new possibilities for your customers, allowing them to view your products and services free of gender constraints. To put it plainly, gendered marketing reduces your addressable audience and alienates a growing number of consumers who prefer gender-neutral messaging, while gender-neutral marketing is more inclusive and more reflective of our changing society.
This is especially true for Generation Z, which are 40% of today’s consumers. For example, 48% of Gen Zers value brands that don’t classify items as male or female, according to McKinsey. And 25% of Gen Zers globally expect to change their gender at least once in their lifetimes, according to Reimagine Gender.
Don’t leave money on the table by marketing to outdated personas. More and more people are searching for gender neutral options. Increasingly, the future is non-binary and gender is a spectrum. This shift requires brands to evolve along with their customers. It also requires some soul searching to determine whether your marketing is falling into gender stereotypes.
To learn about six ways that you can avoid gender-limiting practices in your marketing efforts from Oracle Marketing Consulting’s Monica McClure…