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...

Success with Web-to-Print — Part 2
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Success with Web-to-Print — Part 2

Three more helpful tips to help you succeed with web-to-print technology. This is the second in a three part series that covers helpful tips for companies that are using web-to-print solutions for marketing and document management. Think about pricing, not in terms of individual project cost or per-piece cost, but how the entire solution impacts...

7 Ways you can save money now with a web-to-print solution
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7 Ways you can save money now with a web-to-print solution

Time savings There can be tremendous time saved by using the template-based structure of a web-to-print solution to create, re-size, and repurpose documents. Reduction in fulfillment errors Especially in a high-volume corporate environment, fulfillment is often handled manually, so human error rates can be very high. By moving to an automated system, errors can be...

Is Web to Print the Answer to Your Prayers?
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Is Web to Print the Answer to Your Prayers?

Is managing the print and marketing collateral for your company driving you crazy? How do you think about your printed documents? Design them, contact a print provider, figure out the volume you can afford to print in order to keep the price per piece down, then hope you didn’t order too many? Balance the quality...

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...

Are You Using Digital Disruption to Move Your Business Forward?
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Are You Using Digital Disruption to Move Your Business Forward?

In his new book Digital Disruption, James McQuivey, a Forrester principal analyst, explains that technological advances are creating opportunities for more people to meet more customer needs than ever before at lower costs– and that is the essence of digital disruption. While some businesses have been digitally disrupted, the ones listed below have been completely transformed...

Everything You Wished You Knew Before You Built Your CRM Database
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Everything You Wished You Knew Before You Built Your CRM Database

Business databases have moved beyond name, address, city, state and zip. Today’s savvy customer relationship management gurus capture purchase history, lifestyle, lifecycle, and lifespan info that enables them to engage, re-engage, and even dis-engage (that’s a fancy word for fire) customers when necessary. Customer information that goes deep and reveals the lifetime value of that...

Marketing Management & Execution Solutions: So What Do You Call Them?
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Marketing Management & Execution Solutions: So What Do You Call Them?

Marketing Asset Management. Print Automation. Marketing Automation. Communications Portals. Distributed Marketing. Web-To-Print. Confused yet? Wouldn’t it be nice if everything fit in a nice, neat package that is easy to understand and explain?  In the world of marketing communications management, many people would think the above terms all mean the same thing.  I actually think...

Posted by July 26, 2012January 1, 2017
Will Augmented Reality Make Direct Mail the Bomb?
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Will Augmented Reality Make Direct Mail the Bomb?

Today reality isn’t always wysiwyg (what you see is what you get). We have reality, virtual reality, alternate reality, digital reality and now augmented reality.  This great new tool may be on the way to helping marketers get their clients to experience a new level of reality and help drive engagement and hopefully revenue Augmented...

Posted by April 17, 2012February 6, 2017
WYS Is Not WYG in Email Marketing
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WYS Is Not WYG in Email Marketing

Things aren’t always as they appear. Perception is not always reality. What you see is what you get. We’ve heard these phrases before. But do they always prove true? Of course not.  And especially when it comes to direct marketing … The acronym known as WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) describes a system in...

Posted by September 15, 2011December 30, 2016
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