How to Create an Effective Data-Driven Marketing Strategy
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How to Create an Effective Data-Driven Marketing Strategy

Nowadays, consumers have a myriad of options for every product and service they wish to purchase. Hence, marketers have to rise to the challenge of making their brand stand out from the pack. One effective way to do this is through creating personalized messages that resonate with customers, whether it’s through direct mail, email, social...

How to Merge Email and Direct Mail for Powerful Holiday Marketing
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How to Merge Email and Direct Mail for Powerful Holiday Marketing

For many companies, the holidays are a crucial time to drive business. Marketers need a fine-tuned plan to capitalize on the busy shopping season and attract customers. Some include email in their holiday marketing mix, others choose to focus on direct mail. But choosing one channel over the other could do your business a disservice....

How to Increase Direct Mail Responses with Variable Data Printing
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How to Increase Direct Mail Responses with Variable Data Printing

Have you ever received a generic piece of mail that made you feel like one of the masses? It might say something like “Dear Homeowner” or “Our Neighbors At”. On the other hand, have you received mail that included your name and an offer related to something you are actually interested in? You might have...

Posted by September 20, 2018September 20, 2018
How a Casino Uses Variable Data in Direct Mail
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How a Casino Uses Variable Data in Direct Mail

Personalized content drives response rates up to ten times more by targeting individual consumers, and direct mail remains one of the most responsive communication channels. Knowing this, a personalized direct mail campaign is like the Super Bowl of print marketing. Direct mail can have thousands of letters, postcards, or envelopes that all look the same...

5 Unique Ways to Personalize Direct Mail with Variable Data Printing
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5 Unique Ways to Personalize Direct Mail with Variable Data Printing

When we say a mail piece is personalized, you probably interpret that as meaning it has the recipient’s name placed in the copy. With today’s modern printers, variable data printing can be used to personalize content beyond just text. Here are five different ways a direct mail piece can be personalized using VDP: Imagery Photos...

Benefits of Engaging Customers Through Direct Marketing
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Benefits of Engaging Customers Through Direct Marketing

Customer engagement is of critical importance for the growth of any business. It’s virtually impossible to build loyalty with disengaged customers, which means that if you fail to engage your audience in a meaningful way and establish emotional connections with them, they’ll churn very soon. For example, a Gallup research study has shown that companies...

5 Innovative Direct Mail Trends to Engage Audiences
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5 Innovative Direct Mail Trends to Engage Audiences

While digital marketing represents the new paradigm for doing promotional work, this doesn’t mean that traditional marketing methods have gone the way of the dinosaurs. In fact, a number of classical marketing tactics have been experiencing a renaissance of sorts, and direct mail is one of them. A marketing staple if there ever was one,...

How Direct Mail Coupons Help New Businesses Bring In Customers
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How Direct Mail Coupons Help New Businesses Bring In Customers

You just started your own business. Congratulations! Now what? It’s a brand new business that nobody knows about, and you have to somehow create exposure and excitement so people will want to buy from you. It’s challenging, but not impossible. Every successful business in the world started where you are now. There are many things...

How Marketing Automation Helps Achieve Business Objectives
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How Marketing Automation Helps Achieve Business Objectives

No matter how big or how small your business is, it can often seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. Inventory, sales, shipping, payroll, marketing, customer service… the wheel of time never stops turning. Time doesn’t have to be your enemy, however. It can be tamed and managed. You...

Posted by July 30, 2018July 31, 2018
How Nonprofit Year-End Giving Campaigns Get A Lift From IP Targeting
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How Nonprofit Year-End Giving Campaigns Get A Lift From IP Targeting

July and August is the time when most nonprofit organizations begin planning their year-end direct mail campaigns. Most organizations receive up to half their annual funds between October and December and their efforts are pushed right up until the very last minute of the year. Nearly one-third of year-end donations occur in the month of December...