Trending with Denise Kohnke
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Trending with Denise Kohnke

Noted branding thought leader on why marketing should matter to you Fail happens. If you don’t devote yourself to continually reviewing what’s new, and what’s working and what’s not, you’ll keep running in place. It’s a message that Denise Kohnke takes to heart. The executive director of marketing firm House United and author of “All...

5 ways to build a content marketing strategy that works
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5 ways to build a content marketing strategy that works

It started as a whim, really. You could use content to market your brand, tell your story and intimately connect with your community. Guess what? It worked. Today, marketers are developing processes and strategies around content marketing. Go figure. And here’s the thing—content marketing has gone way beyond a tactic; it is often central to...

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...

Posted by November 1, 2018June 19, 2019
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...

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...

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
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...

Posted by October 5, 2017June 19, 2019