How to Engage Your Audience Using Shape-Cut Envelopes [VIDEO]
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How to Engage Your Audience Using Shape-Cut Envelopes [VIDEO]

Shape-Cut envelopes let you extend an image off the edge of the envelope to give your direct mail that extra ‘wow’ factor. They are designed specifically for your direct mail campaign, not sold in stores. NextPage is one of the only printers with the equipment to make them. We have a set of pre-approved shapes...

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
How to Use Social Media With Direct Mail For Increased Response Rates
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How to Use Social Media With Direct Mail For Increased Response Rates

Social media and direct marketing exist in two different worlds, but together they stand to create an even more powerful marketing strategy. While data from social media is crucial for optimizing future social media campaigns, it can also be harnessed to enhance direct mail efforts by fine-tuning the messaging and target audience. Direct mail can...

Posted by April 26, 2018May 1, 2018
Shape-Cut Envelopes: Memorable Designs and Postal Friendly
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Shape-Cut Envelopes: Memorable Designs and Postal Friendly

Envelopes are the very first thing people see when they receive direct mail, so how do you catch their attention long enough for them to open it? A new product called Shape-Cut envelopes takes your direct mail to a new level. Shape-Cut envelopes are standard business envelopes with a special die-cut shape on the left...

Reverse Append – Send Direct Mail to Visitors of Your Website
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Reverse Append – Send Direct Mail to Visitors of Your Website

In a previous blog, we discussed how IP Targeting lets you deliver online ads based on a physical addresses; that is, delivering digital ads to homes also receiving a direct mail piece. IP Targeting, or matching a recipient’s physical address on a mailing list with their home computer or laptop IP address so you can...

Posted by March 27, 2018June 11, 2019
How ‘Fly NextPage’ Demonstrates Multi-Channel Campaign Engagement
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How ‘Fly NextPage’ Demonstrates Multi-Channel Campaign Engagement

In January 2018, NextPage mailed over 1600 personalized direct mail packages to our valued clients that included three originally designed paper airplanes. For this particular multi-channel campaign, titled “Fly NextPage,” we wanted to show how a high-value direct mail campaign incorporating interactive marketing could increase engagement and awareness. Our campaign goals were simple: Demonstrate a...

Posted by March 22, 2018June 18, 2019
IP Targeting with Venue Replay – Using High Value Locations to Capture an Audience
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IP Targeting with Venue Replay – Using High Value Locations to Capture an Audience

IP Targeting is a new marketing method that matches IP addresses to physical addresses. This means that when you send someone a direct mail campaign, you can also deliver them personalized digital ads on devices connect to their home network. But what if you could deliver digital ads to people that frequent specific locations or events?  This...

Posted by March 8, 2018June 11, 2019
Why Envelope Colors Matter in Direct Mail
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Why Envelope Colors Matter in Direct Mail

If you had to pick an envelope from the picture above, which one do you choose? If you picked the red one, you’re not alone. Envelope colors make a big difference if you want your direct mail to get noticed. A good direct mail envelope has excellent copy, design, and color. But color is what...

Why IP Targeting and Direct Mail are the Dynamic Duo
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Why IP Targeting and Direct Mail are the Dynamic Duo

Direct mail continues to be a powerful marketing tool for reaching customers with a highly targeted message. According to the 2017 DMA Response Rate Report: The average direct mail household response rate is 5.1% (compared to .6% email, .6% paid search, .2% online display, .4% social media) The household ROI for direct mail is 29%...

Posted by February 27, 2018June 11, 2019
How New Shape-Cut Envelopes Redefine Direct Mail
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How New Shape-Cut Envelopes Redefine Direct Mail

A new strategy for direct mail takes your envelopes outside the box, literally. The design is no longer constrained to the borders of a standard envelope. With new shape-cut envelopes, the graphic design trails off the edge to create a unique visual impression with its recipients. They’re also USPS-approved and qualify for standard postage rates....