6 Ways A Marketing Portal Can Help Your Business
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6 Ways A Marketing Portal Can Help Your Business

Marketing Portals, Marketing Storefronts, or Marketing Communication Portals offer a marketing asset management solution that can serve a wide range of industries, including retail stores, dealer networks, distributed sales forces, and franchise systems. Sales associates, remote offices, distributors and retail locations need access to a library of print and marketing resources via a branded secure...

Posted by December 26, 2017June 18, 2019
What is a Marketing Portal and Why Do I Need One?
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What is a Marketing Portal and Why Do I Need One?

As your company grows and expands, you may find yourself faced with new marketing challenges you didn’t have before. You want your franchisees and marketing and sales organizations to operate efficiently and effectively yet still comply with your brand standards. You need the workflow to be flexible, fast and adaptable to different geographic locations and...

6 Ways a Marketing Portal Can Help You Stop The Juggling
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6 Ways a Marketing Portal Can Help You Stop The Juggling

If some days you find yourself feeling like a juggler – frantically trying to keep up with all your marketing efforts across multiple locations and using different vendors, then this may be the right time for you to implement a marketing portal for your business. The right portal will allow you to keep a library of branded print and...

Posted by March 9, 2017June 18, 2019
Cost Justifying the Investment in New Marketing Systems
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Cost Justifying the Investment in New Marketing Systems

As companies consider an investment in marketing asset management, Web to Print, communications portals, marketing automation, or other marketing systems, they eventually get to the stage where financial justification is required.  Based upon years of guiding companies through these calculations, we are proud to offer a guide to help you determine the true cost/benefit of these...

Posted by June 14, 2011February 6, 2017
The Remarkable Collision of Social Media and Direct Marketing
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The Remarkable Collision of Social Media and Direct Marketing

I recently came across a great illustration of how businesses are using direct marketing and social media together to achieve immediate results and ongoing “viral” benefits. I’d like to share this story in narrative form… The Setup: New Marketer Seeking Reliable Results The owner of a local franchised restaurant decides to increase business by spending...

Posted by April 21, 2011January 1, 2017
Eliminating Secret Stashes in your Marketing Supply Chain
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Eliminating Secret Stashes in your Marketing Supply Chain

Did you know that 72% of sales and field marketing personnel over-order or stockpile materials? (Yep. That’s right. It’s not a typo.) According to a study by the CMO Council, 59% over-order by 20-25%. These extra materials go straight into the individuals’ secret stash.* Start adding up the costs of the secret stashes in your...

Posted by March 29, 2011May 29, 2019
Overcoming the Fear of Losing Control to Field Sales and Marketing
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Overcoming the Fear of Losing Control to Field Sales and Marketing

I have to start with a quick story… I used to work for a corporation with over 10,000 locations world wide. Some of the locations were corporate owned; some were owned by franchisees. My role was in corporate marketing, and my responsibilities included franchise marketing. The member of our creative services team who handled reviewing...

Posted by September 7, 2010January 18, 2018
Video: Inside View of Mail Print’s Marketing Portal
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Video: Inside View of Mail Print’s Marketing Portal

We get a lot of questions about our Marketing Communications Portal, and have found that visuals are worth much more than a thousand words when explaining its benefits and features. Have two and a half minutes? Check out the video below that gives an inside view of how marketers, salespeople, business owners and administrators use the...

Posted by August 19, 2010February 6, 2017
New Aberdeen Research Shows Print On-Demand Improves Customer Retention
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New Aberdeen Research Shows Print On-Demand Improves Customer Retention

According to new research by Aberdeen Group, Print-On-Demand (also called POD, web-to-print or print automation), provides a dramatic improvement in customer retention and ROMI (Return on Marketing Investments). As an underwriter of Aberdeen’s research, we’re pleased to provide exclusive access to their findings. From research by Aberdeen Group: Users of Print-On-Demand achieved a 42% higher customer retention...

Posted by July 27, 2010May 29, 2019
80,000 Things Ferrellgas Can Teach You About Distributed Marketing
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80,000 Things Ferrellgas Can Teach You About Distributed Marketing

Managing the marketing needs of over 800 locations is no small task. Ferrellgas has done an excellent job of it, driving revenue and results on a local level. Last year they realized that they could improve their localized marketing and make their personnel more efficient with a marketing communications portal (to some of you, this means Marketing Asset Management, Marketing or Print...

Posted by June 22, 2010January 18, 2018
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