How New Shape-Cut Envelopes Redefine Direct Mail
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How New Shape-Cut Envelopes Redefine Direct Mail

A new strategy for direct mail takes your envelopes outside the box, literally. The design is no longer constrained to the borders of a standard envelope. With new shape-cut envelopes, the graphic design trails off the edge to create a unique visual impression with its recipients. They’re also USPS-approved and qualify for standard postage rates....

How to Market to Last-Minute Shoppers This Valentine’s Day
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How to Market to Last-Minute Shoppers This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the first major holiday to impact retail sales in the new year. Next to Christmas, it’s the biggest gift-giving holiday. More than half of the American population will celebrate it. Sales on Valentine’s Day reached an all-time high of $19.7 billion in 2016 with 2017 not falling far behind at $18.2 billion....

Bioprinting – 3D Printing That Can Save Lives
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Bioprinting – 3D Printing That Can Save Lives

Imagine this: your kidneys fail and doctors say you need a transplant as soon as possible. There’s no time to wait for a donor, so they take some of your cells and 3D print a perfectly matched new one for you. Now you have a new working kidney and nobody had to lose one. This...

What We Can Learn From the Tide Pod Challenge Besides the Obvious
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What We Can Learn From the Tide Pod Challenge Besides the Obvious

The infamous Tide Pod challenge is a new internet meme that encourages young adults to consume laundry detergent packs. Yes, this is a terrible idea, potentially lethal and people wonder why anyone would even consider doing it. A student at Utah State University was recently hospitalized for eating one. It’s understandable how children would mistake...

Why Printed Information Storage is Safer Than Electronic
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Why Printed Information Storage is Safer Than Electronic

The latest consumer survey commissioned by Two Sides, “Print and Paper in a Digital World,” highlights interesting consumer feedback on print vs digital. In recent years, there has been an explosion of data breaches in the financial, business and healthcare sectors. This has made people everywhere sit up and take notice of where and how...

How to Use Direct Mail for Customer Reactivation
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How to Use Direct Mail for Customer Reactivation

After all you’ve been through, are you going to let them walk away without even checking in to see how they’re doing? Do you even know why they broke up with you? It’s not you, it’s them. Ok, it might be you. There are many possible reasons why some customers haven’t done business with you...

Inside the Qualities of Effective CMO’s [Infographic]
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Inside the Qualities of Effective CMO’s [Infographic]

So, you want to be a master marketer? If you’re looking to drive your brand’s vision, there are certain attributes you need. According to CMO Insights’ “The CMO Survey,” 16.3% say the most important quality/ability is to be the voice of your customer at the leadership table. The report was based on data from 349...

Posted by January 18, 2018January 19, 2018
Race in a Cave at the Groundhog Run
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Race in a Cave at the Groundhog Run

The weather outside is still frightful but running in a cave is so delightful. Subtropolis at Hunt Midwest, where NextPage is located, has hosted the annual Groundhog Run since it began in 1982. The event is a 5k-10k run on the weekend before Groundhog Day that benefits Ability KC, a charity for children and adults...

Report Says Go Big or Go Home with Content Marketing [Infographic]
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Report Says Go Big or Go Home with Content Marketing [Infographic]

Okay, content marketing isn’t sneaking up on anybody anymore. It is no longer the new kid on the marketing block and brands aren’t asking how they should do it, but how big to go. According to “B2B Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets and  Trends, North America” report, 78 percent say improved quality and focus have...

Posted by January 9, 2018January 30, 2018