5 Ways to Personalize the Customer Journey
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5 Ways to Personalize the Customer Journey

Let’s face it—today’s consumers are in the driver’s seat. They choose the brands and experiences. That’s why more brands are getting personal today. By creating human-centered experiences, and making them work, you can drive your consumers from their device-dominated existences to engaging with your brand. Here, Anne Houghton, VP-Creative, North America at Freeman, outlines five...

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 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
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...

9 Ways to Boost Your Next Direct Mail Marketing Campaign
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9 Ways to Boost Your Next Direct Mail Marketing Campaign

In a digital world, direct mail is still a strong marketing strategy with up to 1100% ROI. Modern technology has found its way to integrate with direct mail marketing in new and exciting ways, some of which we’ve already seen and others that are in development. They are simple to use and easy to track....

Posted by November 28, 2017April 26, 2018
Budgeting for 2018 – Why High Value Direct Mail is More Important than Ever
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Budgeting for 2018 – Why High Value Direct Mail is More Important than Ever

Marketers everywhere often work on their budgets this time of year.  There are typically two certainties when it comes to budgeting: you will want more money than you had this year and you might get a smaller budget next year. What makes budgeting more difficult is the year over year increased costs of necessary products...

How High Value Direct Mail Can Increase Response Rates
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How High Value Direct Mail Can Increase Response Rates

NextPage publishes a magazine called Connect, mailed to over 4,000 individual marketing leaders 6 times a year. In a recent issue, we wanted to do something special, something that really showcases how creative you can get with high value, personalized direct mail. Personalized direct mail, or variable data direct mail, uses unique content specific to each...

Why IP Targeting is The Postman of the Internet [Infographic]
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Why IP Targeting is The Postman of the Internet [Infographic]

Everybody likes cookies, right? Especially the ones your grandmother made. But what about cookies that are used for digital targeting, people like those too, right? Since the 1990’s, cookies, those small pieces of coding that are placed on your web browser by the server of website you visit, have played a major role in digital...

Millennials Like Getting Direct Mail, Here’s Why
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Millennials Like Getting Direct Mail, Here’s Why

The internet came naturally to me as a millennial. I got my own computer at age 12, started using Facebook at 14 and got my first smartphone at 17. It’s true that my generation spends a significant amount of time staring at screens, so marketers target us with their digital advertisements online because that’s where...