Why IP Targeting is The Postman of the Internet [Infographic]
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Why IP Targeting is The Postman of the Internet [Infographic]

Everybody likes cookies, right? Especially the ones your grandmother made. But what about cookies that are used for digital targeting, people like those too, right? Since the 1990’s, cookies, those small pieces of coding that are placed on your web browser by the server of website you visit, have played a major role in digital...

7 Ways to Track the Response Rate of Direct Mail
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7 Ways to Track the Response Rate of Direct Mail

The one thing marketing professionals all agree on when it comes to the best way to measure marketing success?  There isn’t one.  The ‘best’ way to measure your direct marketing campaign success is not the same for any two clients or companies.  The ‘best’ way to measure your success is to know what your success...

Want to Engage the Millennial Market? Use Their Mailbox
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Want to Engage the Millennial Market? Use Their Mailbox

The millennial market is now the nation’s largest living generation, according to the US Census Bureau; the millennials (age 18-34) are projected to number 75.3 million, surpassing the baby boomers by the end of this year. Contrary to popular belief, this digital generation is highly responsive to direct mail marketing campaigns. “82% of 18-34-year olds cite using...

Mailboxes Don’t Have Spam Filters
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Mailboxes Don’t Have Spam Filters

Or Delete Buttons Ok, so you know the statistics.   You know that on average, the email marketing open rate is 22-23%. The click rate is less than 5 %. If your business is using this as your primary marketing tool, you may believe that even if they don’t open your email, you are keeping the...

Why Your Resume is Probably Obsolete ~ Part 3 of 3
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Why Your Resume is Probably Obsolete ~ Part 3 of 3

We discussed in Part 2 of this series the critical role data management now plays in the day to day life of the marketing professional. In Part 3 we delve into the seemingly unlikely marriage of the CIO and the CMO. The ‘always-on’ customer has led to massive technological innovation for the management of near real-time data. A clear...

Why Your Marketing Resume is Probably Obsolete ~ Part 2 of 3
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Why Your Marketing Resume is Probably Obsolete ~ Part 2 of 3

Today’s CMOs must be culturally connected and understand what’s important to the brand and consumers in the current marketplace. As more and more consumer data is being collected the importance of ascertaining what is and is not relevant has become as much art as science. Marketing professionals at every level are being tasked with making...

Why Your Marketing Resume Is Probably Obsolete ~ Part 1 of 3
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Why Your Marketing Resume Is Probably Obsolete ~ Part 1 of 3

The Evolution of Marketing NextPage is fully aware that the digital age has redefined marketing, and in so doing, created an evolved definition of the role of Chief Marketing Officer. You can almost visualize a ‘March of Progress’ type of illustration. It would begin with Mad Men’s drink holding Don Draper, morph into Darrin Stephens,...

Search – Marketers Moving Away from Traditional Tactics
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Search – Marketers Moving Away from Traditional Tactics

A new day is dawning for marketers. It was bound to happen. According to a report by Regalix, marketers are steadily moving away from many traditional search tactics and are becoming increasingly content focused. The “2014 State of Search Marketing Report” shows that 73 percent of marketers now are creating content as a part of their organic...

Best Practices for Digital Print Marketing: Part 3
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Best Practices for Digital Print Marketing: Part 3

This is the third in a four part series that we hope will help you be a better marketer. Here are two more best practices for utilizing digital printing technology in your marketing plan. Think about pricing, not in terms of individual project cost or per-piece cost, but how the project impacts the bottom line....