The Big Three of Marketing in 2017: Data, Personalization and Content
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The Big Three of Marketing in 2017: Data, Personalization and Content

  In the past year, I’ve been researching and writing blogs that deal primarily with marketing trends and best practices. And through this analysis I’ve been able to distill the direction of marketing in 2017 and beyond into three words: data, personalization and content. Here’s 9 stats that speak to the importance of these three...

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Netherland’s Retailer Personalizes 98% of Outbound Email
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Netherland’s Retailer Personalizes 98% of Outbound Email

I recently read a case study on one Holland retail giant with 84 million web visits a year from 1.5 million customers, they did what some might deem impossible. Wehkamp.nl began having one-on-one conversations with all 1.5 million customers. By doing so the mega retailer infused relevancy into its marketing campaigns on a massive scale...

Change Your Perspective and Change Your World Part 2
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Change Your Perspective and Change Your World Part 2

At NextPage, we love data, and we think Big Data rocks. For a lot of our customer sometimes the size of those rocks can seem a little crushing. The amount of data we are collecting these days can be overwhelming. In Part 1 of this series, we discussed creating objectives, defining what you are trying to...

Data-Driven Segmentation & Messaging
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Data-Driven Segmentation & Messaging

Sexy headline right? I know you might be ready to click away but here’s a newsflash: This is the future of marketing! Heck it’s here now and if you don’t embrace this stuff you will be in the buggy whip business.  It’s 2014, marketing and I.T. have collided and it is all about the data....

4 Ways To Make Big Data Work For You
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4 Ways To Make Big Data Work For You

While big data analytics continue to become more mainstream; many businesses struggle to see how they can apply advanced analytics to their own business models and achieve a sustainable and worthwhile ROI. To help you set your game plan, Pitney Bowes recommends the following best practices for strategic planning around your data and spending: No....

Trends Marketing Needs to Stay on top of Due to Data
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Trends Marketing Needs to Stay on top of Due to Data

As a result, more businesses — even small and medium-sized businesses — are turning to solutions that help them harness the power of big data to do everything, from more accurately tracking inventory to listening and engaging in relevant online social conversations. As the data universe continues to grow exponentially, tools are rapidly being developed...

Why Should You Care that NextPage Got an Operational Seal of Approval?
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Why Should You Care that NextPage Got an Operational Seal of Approval?

The American Institute of CPAs awarded NextPage (formerly Mail Print) its seal of approval for operational and system controls this summer. Before I lose you, let me tell you why this endorsement is a huge deal and impacts the way we do business together. Data is often time the most valuable asset a company can...

How to Make Your Marketing Database Sparkle Like a Diamond
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How to Make Your Marketing Database Sparkle Like a Diamond

Being a leading provider of variable data printing, we find that some of our clients are lagging behind when it comes to having their customer relationship management (CRM) system or database spit-shined and cleaned. Some clients we know have been mailing to the same customers for decades without touching base with them to learn if they...

AARP is Conducting a Larger Score with Direct Mail
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AARP is Conducting a Larger Score with Direct Mail

If you know any one turning 50, you’ve probably heard about the relentless pursuit of their induction into AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). The cost of membership is a mere $16 a year, so it’s hard to fathom the cost effectiveness of sending someone up to three direct mail pieces a month, both six months prior and six...