Report Shows Marketers are Taking a Deeper Dive into Personas
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Report Shows Marketers are Taking a Deeper Dive into Personas

As content marketing continues to become more integrated into their brands, today’s marketers are taking more time to assess and reassess buyer personas and overall brand positioning. According to PAN Communications’ “2018 Content Fitness Report,” content marketing remains among the top priority for marketers, with 60.23 percent listing it as one of its leading budget...

How Zappos Built Their Business by Building Relationships
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How Zappos Built Their Business by Building Relationships

Because people are hungry for relationships, brands should give them that, first and foremost. Tony Hsieh, CEO of the online shoe and clothing giant Zappos, helped build a billion dollar company around this premise. His call center staff spends a longer than-average amount of time on the phone with customers with the goal of not...

Is Augmented Reality the Future of Direct Mail?
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Is Augmented Reality the Future of Direct Mail?

Here at NextPage we are constantly looking for ways for our customers to get more from their direct mail campaigns.  Whether it’s a new textured stock or coating, adding an IP Targeting or Informed Delivery campaign, or using a Shape-Cut envelope.  A relatively new development in direct mail enhancement that is gaining significant traction is...

Why Your POS System is Crucial to Your Marketing Plan
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Why Your POS System is Crucial to Your Marketing Plan

Technology is constantly evolving and moving forward, leaving in it’s wake a trail of antiquated and useless equipment. It’s been a long time since cash registers ruled the retail and restaurant world. There is a new retail king firmly in control now, and the reign is powered by another king: data. Bill Gates once said...

Posted by October 18, 2018October 22, 2018
How to Create an Effective Data-Driven Marketing Strategy
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How to Create an Effective Data-Driven Marketing Strategy

Nowadays, consumers have a myriad of options for every product and service they wish to purchase. Hence, marketers have to rise to the challenge of making their brand stand out from the pack. One effective way to do this is through creating personalized messages that resonate with customers, whether it’s through direct mail, email, social...

How to Merge Email and Direct Mail for Powerful Holiday Marketing
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How to Merge Email and Direct Mail for Powerful Holiday Marketing

For many companies, the holidays are a crucial time to drive business. Marketers need a fine-tuned plan to capitalize on the busy shopping season and attract customers. Some include email in their holiday marketing mix, others choose to focus on direct mail. But choosing one channel over the other could do your business a disservice....

Posted by October 9, 2018October 26, 2018
How to Increase Direct Mail Responses with Variable Data Printing
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How to Increase Direct Mail Responses with Variable Data Printing

Have you ever received a generic piece of mail that made you feel like one of the masses? It might say something like “Dear Homeowner” or “Our Neighbors At”. On the other hand, have you received mail that included your name and an offer related to something you are actually interested in? You might have...

Posted by September 20, 2018September 20, 2018
The Biggest Challenges of Content Strategy [Infographic]
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The Biggest Challenges of Content Strategy [Infographic]

How often does your company publish content? Do you think you know content marketing? Go ahead, be honest. With content and the art of storytelling dominating the marketing headlines, taking a quick look at how often you publish content is important. According to The Manifest‘s “2018 Content Marketing Survey,” 51 percent of digital marketers publish...

Posted by September 18, 2018September 18, 2018
Why It’s Important to Re-Imagine Your Brand
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Why It’s Important to Re-Imagine Your Brand

Not all chickens are alike. If you don’t think there’s a lesson there, well, you’re not listening. You have your chicken on the bone. Your chicken sandwiches. Tenders. Nuggets. Boneless. You can have it as a meal or a snack. The choices, it seems, are endless. It was a situation that became the source of...

Posted by September 13, 2018September 13, 2018