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...

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...

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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...

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...

How Floor Graphics Step Up Your Interior Marketing
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How Floor Graphics Step Up Your Interior Marketing

In my last blog, I discussed how window graphics help increase foot traffic to your brick and mortar business. That’s great, but the next challenge is ensuring the customers stay while making a lasting impression. A great way to do this is to take advantage of the largest and most underrated interactive communication channel you...

Why Christmas Sales Happen Sooner Every Year
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Why Christmas Sales Happen Sooner Every Year

You’re still wearing shorts, baseball postseason is heating up, and there may be one more boat ride on the lake left. But inevitably about this time when you need to do a little shopping, your favorite department store is already devoting an entire wing of the store to Christmas items like lights, decorations, and even...

How High Value Direct Mail Can Increase Response Rates
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How High Value Direct Mail Can Increase Response Rates

NextPage publishes a magazine called Connect, mailed to over 4,000 individual marketing leaders 6 times a year. In a recent issue, we wanted to do something special, something that really showcases how creative you can get with high value, personalized direct mail. Personalized direct mail, or variable data direct mail, uses unique content specific to each...

4 Reasons Why Virtual Reality May Be Your New Marketing Channel
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4 Reasons Why Virtual Reality May Be Your New Marketing Channel

The term “virtual reality” has been around for a long time; used extensively as a plot device in such movies as The Matrix and Lawnmower Man and in a range of video game headsets like the Sega VR. Virtual reality has reached the masses in recent years in the form of headsets paired with smartphones...