Understanding the Significance of Color Management in Printing
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Understanding the Significance of Color Management in Printing

Have you ever had an issue where you print a full-color image and it comes out looking nothing like it did on screen? Perhaps it’s too dark, too faded, not red enough, or the colors are blending when they shouldn’t. This is likely a color management problem. There’s a big difference between what we can...

Benefits of Engaging Customers Through Direct Marketing
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Benefits of Engaging Customers Through Direct Marketing

Customer engagement is of critical importance for the growth of any business. It’s virtually impossible to build loyalty with disengaged customers, which means that if you fail to engage your audience in a meaningful way and establish emotional connections with them, they’ll churn very soon. For example, a Gallup research study has shown that companies...

5 Innovative Direct Mail Trends to Engage Audiences
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5 Innovative Direct Mail Trends to Engage Audiences

While digital marketing represents the new paradigm for doing promotional work, this doesn’t mean that traditional marketing methods have gone the way of the dinosaurs. In fact, a number of classical marketing tactics have been experiencing a renaissance of sorts, and direct mail is one of them. A marketing staple if there ever was one,...

How and When to Communicate with Buyers [Infographic]
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How and When to Communicate with Buyers [Infographic]

When do buyers like to hear from you during the sales process? Early on or later? Email or direct mail? A phone call or text? When and how you connect with your customers during the sales process is critical. According to the RAIN Group’s “5 Sales Prospecting Myths Debunked” survey, 71 percent of B2B buyers...

Posted by August 7, 2018August 7, 2018
How Direct Mail Coupons Help New Businesses Bring In Customers
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How Direct Mail Coupons Help New Businesses Bring In Customers

You just started your own business. Congratulations! Now what? It’s a brand new business that nobody knows about, and you have to somehow create exposure and excitement so people will want to buy from you. It’s challenging, but not impossible. Every successful business in the world started where you are now. There are many things...

How Marketing Automation Helps Achieve Business Objectives
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How Marketing Automation Helps Achieve Business Objectives

No matter how big or how small your business is, it can often seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. Inventory, sales, shipping, payroll, marketing, customer service… the wheel of time never stops turning. Time doesn’t have to be your enemy, however. It can be tamed and managed. You...

Posted by July 30, 2018July 31, 2018
How Nonprofit Year-End Giving Campaigns Get A Lift From IP Targeting
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How Nonprofit Year-End Giving Campaigns Get A Lift From IP Targeting

July and August is the time when most nonprofit organizations begin planning their year-end direct mail campaigns. Most organizations receive up to half their annual funds between October and December and their efforts are pushed right up until the very last minute of the year. Nearly one-third of year-end donations occur in the month of December...

How Combining Local SEO with Direct Mail Can Increase Brand Visibility
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How Combining Local SEO with Direct Mail Can Increase Brand Visibility

So much has already been said about the importance of SEO that the majority of companies already know they cannot afford not to invest in this digital sphere of their business. However, thanks to Google updates as well as ever-changing customer behavior, there’s an even greater emphasis on thinking and acting local, both in terms...

How to Happily Balance Creativity and Nonconformity
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How to Happily Balance Creativity and Nonconformity

The World Needs Outliers Think about Elvis Presley. Before he was lauded as the “King of Rock and Roll,” the police told him that he could not swing his hips onstage. His dance moves were so offensive that 1956 newspaper headlines announced that he would have to clean up his act if he wanted to...

Posted by July 10, 2018July 10, 2018
Why Customer Experience Matters More Than Selling
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Why Customer Experience Matters More Than Selling

Stuff Happens and Happens Some More We’re inundated with a never-ending barrage of products. We have sold, promoted and bought products like it was part of our DNA. Some would argue that our entire consumerist economy is built on the idea of shoving products down our collective throats. While selling may seem like second nature...

Posted by June 29, 2018July 9, 2018