- n. buzzword A person in postindustrial society who combines the economic roles of producer and consumer.
- adj. marketing Targeted at serious, enthusiastic consumers, incorporating professional features but often modified for non-professional use.
- adj. marketing high-end
- n. A serious, enthusiastic consumer: not professional (earning money), but of similar interest and skills to a (generally lower level) professional, or aspiring to such. The target market of prosumer equipment.
- Blend of professional and consumer. (Wiktionary)
“While not fully intended to be a replacement for AVID Studio on desktop PCs, All Things D says that it is classified as a prosumer app and that the company wants it to complement its desktop counterpart.”
“Recently, the concept of a "prosumer" - a professional consumer-has emerged in the world of mobile phones.”
“Alvin Toffler coined prosumer in his classic 1980 treatise The Third Wave.”
“He said a special concern was so-called prosumer cellphones, targeted at upscale consumers but powerful enough to threaten the BlackBerry's leadership in the corporate world.”
“That's why we use the word prosumer, it's much closer to business-to-business, "she added. full year profits had fallen by 61 per cent, attributed to poor performance in the US.”
“The £199 download has consistently proved to be one of the best selling items on the App store, suggesting that Apple was expanding Final Cut's audience to include some consumer and so-called "prosumer" customers.”
“A prosumer is a non-professional who nonetheless uses their phone for work purposes.”
“In the future, we will be talking more and more about the 'prosumer' - a consumer / producer who is even more extensively integrated into the value chain.”
“As of this writing, the third best-selling camera on Amazon was Canon's EOS Rebel T1i, a $699 DSLR that's aimed at the so-called "prosumer," regular consumers tip-toeing into pro-grade territory.”
“Note: Thanks to Walden Davis for suggesting the "prosumer" idea”
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Words and phrases I don't like. They are dumb.
Words come and go, perhaps nowhere faster than online. Some industry terms to stay current -- or to remember as they rest in peace.
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