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 Tips For Improving Your Customer Engagement
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5 Tips For Improving Your Customer Engagement

Titan Travel once had established itself as one of England’s top-rated tour companies when its senior leadership noticed something disturbing a few years ago. Competitors were advertising lower priced tours featuring many of the same itineraries the company had spent decades honing with the input of customers. Suddenly, the company that had separated from the...

Posted by March 29, 2018March 29, 2018
Reverse Append – Send Direct Mail to Visitors of Your Website
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Reverse Append – Send Direct Mail to Visitors of Your Website

In a previous blog, we discussed how IP Targeting lets you deliver online ads based on a physical addresses; that is, delivering digital ads to homes also receiving a direct mail piece. IP Targeting, or matching a recipient’s physical address on a mailing list with their home computer or laptop IP address so you can...

How ‘Fly NextPage’ Demonstrates Multi-Channel Campaign Engagement
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How ‘Fly NextPage’ Demonstrates Multi-Channel Campaign Engagement

In January 2018, NextPage mailed over 1600 personalized direct mail packages to our valued clients that included three originally designed paper airplanes. For this particular multi-channel campaign, titled “Fly NextPage,” we wanted to show how a high-value direct mail campaign incorporating interactive marketing could increase engagement and awareness. Our campaign goals were simple: Demonstrate a...

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...

The Blogosphere Is As Crowded As Ever [Infographic]
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The Blogosphere Is As Crowded As Ever [Infographic]

With all this talk of content quantity and quality, what kinds of content are marketers actually creating? To find out, coSchedule asked 1,597 marketers from 83 countries and published the results in this year’s State of Marketing Strategy Report. Here’s a look at what they said and, as you can see, blogging makes up almost half...

Posted by March 6, 2018March 6, 2018
Why Envelope Colors Matter in Direct Mail
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Why Envelope Colors Matter in Direct Mail

If you had to pick an envelope from the picture above, which one do you choose? If you picked the red one, you’re not alone. Envelope colors make a big difference if you want your direct mail to get noticed. A good direct mail envelope has excellent copy, design, and color. But color is what...