7 Reasons Why Direct Mail Gets High Response Rates
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7 Reasons Why Direct Mail Gets High Response Rates

Would you rather have 5.1% or 0.6% of $100,000? The choice is a no-brainer, and is the premise for why direct mail works. With a household response rate of 5.1% compared to a 0.6% email response rate, direct mail expands a campaign’s reach and yields higher response rates, especially for specific age demographics. Direct mail...

Posted by May 10, 2018May 10, 2018
5 Reasons Why QR Codes Are Still Relevant and Important
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5 Reasons Why QR Codes Are Still Relevant and Important

QR codes have been in use since the early 2000’s, and while many marketers and designers predicted they would suffer an early demise much like HD-DVD or Myspace, in 2017 they are still alive and well. Their continued usefulness is due in large part to new applications for their usage and changes to marketing channels....

You Know it’s Forever When you Choose Print, Part 2 of 2
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You Know it’s Forever When you Choose Print, Part 2 of 2

Print is emotional. It’s a simple fact, paper-based marketing leaves a more lasting impression on the viewer. Scientists have been able to see the different responses to digital or printed materials by conducting functional MRI of the brain. While this is something we’ve known all along, it doesn’t hurt to be able to point to...

Personalized Marketing: What You Need to Know!
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Personalized Marketing: What You Need to Know!

Personalized Marketing Nowadays, life is flying by us all so fast. So many companies, advertisements, and messages – it’s difficult to keep up. However, if companies and organizations knew how to reach the consumer on a personal level, people actually pay attention. You might have the exact product or service a customer desires, but if you...

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...

Universities Fight, Fight, Fight for Students through Multi-Channel Marketing
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Universities Fight, Fight, Fight for Students through Multi-Channel Marketing

At 17 Johanna (the daughter of one of our team members) is receiving at least 17 pieces of mail a month. Colleges and universities have her number and want her signature on their enrollment papers. Postcards, letters, self-mailers, and view books are coming in from Ottawa University, Iowa State, Park University, the University of Kansas,...

Wine Sales, Weddings, and Other Wonderful Ways to Use QR Codes
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Wine Sales, Weddings, and Other Wonderful Ways to Use QR Codes

Quick response codes (QR Codes®) are making their ways onto new mediums and usages every day that increase interest, engagement, and sales. Take concert ticket sales for instance. A concert merchandiser could run an ad in an entertainment guide, send postcards to patrons who have signed up to follow the band, and in addition they...

Posted by March 29, 2012January 18, 2018
He Who Personalizes His Incentives Tees Up for Success
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He Who Personalizes His Incentives Tees Up for Success

If we’ve learned anything in the past few years, it’s to give away information to nurture relationships. E-books, whitepapers, and reports have become a standard carrot on blog and website menus. Any successful company has a content-rich digital presence with a highly trafficked download area that is quietly capturing and developing relationships with customers who...

Posted by March 6, 2012January 18, 2018
Are You Sticking Your Landing?
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Are You Sticking Your Landing?

A gymnast who dismounts off the balance beam and sticks her landing—no bobbles, wobbles, or falls—usually earns a perfect score. In the world of marketing, the marketing officer who finishes his campaign effort with a well-constructed landing page that encourages customers to sign up and stick around, usually earns up to 40% more email captures...

Posted by January 31, 2012December 28, 2016
Ideas for Using Personalized QR Codes
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Ideas for Using Personalized QR Codes

We’ve been talking a lot about QR Codes®  It’s because they seem to be the latest and greatest marketing trend. However, few are slow to try it, even when intrigued. So, let’s dive in and explore exactly how they work, especially the personalized capabilities, because the ROI could end up being huge. Missed some of our previous...

Posted by September 8, 2011January 18, 2018