Best Practices for Digital Print Marketing: Part 1
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Best Practices for Digital Print Marketing: Part 1

Notice the title of this blog is not digital printing but digital print marketing. Digital printing is simply a technology, while digital print marketing is a strategy to use that technology to run your business better. This series will examine some best practices to help you get the most out of digital print technology. Just...

Get Your Message Across the Right Way – Print that Makes Sense
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Get Your Message Across the Right Way – Print that Makes Sense

You may be questioning your general approach to your print marketing campaigns in light of the fact that there are so many new ways consumers are being bombarded with information. Response rates of cross-media marketing campaigns are proving cross-media is not only successful but measurable meaning you can benefit from print in a traditional way...

Direct Mail is on the Skids – Or is it?
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Direct Mail is on the Skids – Or is it?

The Response Rates of Cross-Media Marketing Campaigns still support the need for “hybrid marketing”, better known as cross-media marketing techniques. Digital media and direct mail actually complement each other, and because of this fact, there will continue to exist a strong need for direct mail marketing in the indefinite future. The integration of print and digital media is still generating...

Why Variable Data Printing is the Future
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Why Variable Data Printing is the Future

Ask IT strategists, any printer, and most businesses what is in store for the future and those in the know will say data mining and CRM systems.  And in the printing industry they will tell you that having data allows you to personalize through variable data printing. Transitioning from static direct mail to variable mail is how to stay...

I’m Just Happy to Make a Contribution
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I’m Just Happy to Make a Contribution

In the 1988 baseball movie Bull Durham, Crash (Kevin Costner) mentors Nuke (Tim Robbins) about what clichés to recite to the media after a big win. Though not the brightest bull in the pin, Nuke, executes beautifully upon pitching his first no-run win in the majors by saying, “I’m just happy to make a contribution and...

Posted by March 13, 2012May 29, 2019
Match Direct Mail Frequency to Purchase Frequency
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Match Direct Mail Frequency to Purchase Frequency

Why waste precious marketing dollars sending direct mail or email marketing to your customers weekly when they purchase from you monthly? Not matching your mailing frequency with your customers’ buying frequency makes your messages go from ripe to waste. Companies that hammer customers with repetitive offers may make them feel stalked, not catered to. If your company truly knows its...

Posted by September 22, 2011May 29, 2019
How to Stop Bad Data from Wrecking your Marketing Budget
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How to Stop Bad Data from Wrecking your Marketing Budget

Close doesn’t count in database quality. The accuracy of your data can make or break your marketing budget. This guest post provided by Erin Haselkorn, Vertical Marketing Specialist, Experian QAS. Data quality is a top concern for many organizations, as it affects business operations from customer management to operational efficiency. With this in mind, Experian...

Posted by November 2, 2010February 8, 2021