How to Engage Your Audience Using Shape-Cut Envelopes [VIDEO]
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How to Engage Your Audience Using Shape-Cut Envelopes [VIDEO]

Shape-Cut envelopes let you extend an image off the edge of the envelope to give your direct mail that extra ‘wow’ factor. They are designed specifically for your direct mail campaign, not sold in stores. NextPage is one of the only printers with the equipment to make them. We have a set of pre-approved shapes...

IKEA Releases Print Ad That Helps You Sleep
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IKEA Releases Print Ad That Helps You Sleep

The world’s largest furniture retailer, IKEA, has a new print ad on the back of the United Arab Emirates’ Good Magazine that it calls “the sleepiest print ad ever made.” The campaign is called Sömnig, which is Swedish for “sleepy,” and is designed to help give you a great night’s sleep just like IKEA mattresses...

iPhone Update Scans QR Codes Without An App
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iPhone Update Scans QR Codes Without An App

QR codes are one of the many great ways print and digital tactics are combined. They direct consumers to digital content instantly without needing to memorize a web address. For years, smartphone users have had to download the official QR code app to scan them. Sometimes it takes several attempts to work because you have...

Amazon’s Key to Prevent Home Delivery Theft
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Amazon’s Key to Prevent Home Delivery Theft

Amazon started as an online bookstore in 1994 and has since gradually redefined culture with its groundbreaking products and services. The Kindle introduced eBooks, Echo set a new bar for voice assistants, and their purchase of Whole Foods Market made history in the retail industry. But the sheer volume of their online shipments has made...

How to be a Superhero Using Multi-Channel Marketing
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How to be a Superhero Using Multi-Channel Marketing

There is considerable anticipation building for the release the movie Avengers: Infinity War. For the first time, the Avengers are teaming up with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop Thanos from getting all six infinity stones, which would allow him to destroy half the universe with the snap of his fingers. The team has...

4 Best Practices of Email Lead Nurturing
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4 Best Practices of Email Lead Nurturing

When people download one of NextPage’s eBooks, part of our process is to follow up with them by personally contacting the visitor via email to suggest another eBook he might like and then briefly explained how NextPage works with his industry. Over the course of the next few months, he will receive additional personalized emails...

Shape-Cut Envelopes: Memorable Designs and Postal Friendly
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Shape-Cut Envelopes: Memorable Designs and Postal Friendly

Envelopes are the very first thing people see when they receive direct mail, so how do you catch their attention long enough for them to open it? A new product called Shape-Cut envelopes takes your direct mail to a new level. Shape-Cut envelopes are standard business envelopes with a special die-cut shape on the left...

The Value of Behind-the-Scenes Content in Marketing
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The Value of Behind-the-Scenes Content in Marketing

At the NextPage office, we play bingo every morning. Two numbers are drawn each day and the winner gets a QuikTrip gift card. As you can see in the picture above, Linda’s getting close. I share this with you to demonstrate that there’s still plenty of room for fun in the workplace while we work...

The Four Distinct Parts of Direct Mail Envelope Design
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The Four Distinct Parts of Direct Mail Envelope Design

Direct mail envelopes should have copy written on them. You’re probably thinking, “I thought all the writing went inside the envelope.” Most of it does, but those key points are useless if the envelope doesn’t get opened. After you’ve successfully caught the consumer’s attention with the colors, they then examine what’s written on the envelope....

5 Ways to Decrease Your Email Unsubscribe Rates
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5 Ways to Decrease Your Email Unsubscribe Rates

Email marketing is a terrific method of keeping in touch with your active customers. It works especially when combined with direct mail. However, the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 legally requires you to give people the option to unsubscribe from all emails and you have to fulfill those requests within 10 business days. This doesn’t have...