In this age of fragmentation and media complexity, the idea of understanding and engaging with an audience with disproportionate buying power, interest and influence is an understandably compelling approach. Ipsos Affluent Intelligence data has proven that affluent influencers—Affluencers—have greater spending power, expertise and category knowledge. They’re experimenters and early adopters who road test new products…Read More...
Articles by Michael Baer
Brands, agencies and media companies all know the power of influencer marketing. Recommendations and reviews drive today’s categories—and the influencers who provide them are businesses’ most important audience.
Ipos Affluent Intelligence has identified the most influential audience in America. For over forty years, we’ve been the preeminent authority on affluent consumers, and our ongoing survey gives us an unparalleled view into their attitudes, preferences and behaviors. It’s allowed us to study a segment of affluent Americans that we call “Affluencers.”
As luxury consumers continue to move away from spending on “things” and move more and more towards the experiential, travel as an industry is benefiting greatly. While it’s clear that Affluents are critical consumers of all things travel-related, it may not always be so clear how best to reach them.