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 Merge Email and Direct Mail for Powerful Holiday Marketing
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How to Merge Email and Direct Mail for Powerful Holiday Marketing

For many companies, the holidays are a crucial time to drive business. Marketers need a fine-tuned plan to capitalize on the busy shopping season and attract customers. Some include email in their holiday marketing mix, others choose to focus on direct mail. But choosing one channel over the other could do your business a disservice....

Posted by October 9, 2018May 29, 2019
5 Unique Ways to Personalize Direct Mail with Variable Data Printing
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5 Unique Ways to Personalize Direct Mail with Variable Data Printing

When we say a mail piece is personalized, you probably interpret that as meaning it has the recipient’s name placed in the copy. With today’s modern printers, variable data printing can be used to personalize content beyond just text. Here are five different ways a direct mail piece can be personalized using VDP: Imagery Photos...

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
4 Best Practices of Email Lead Nurturing
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4 Best Practices of Email Lead Nurturing

When people download one of NextPage’s eBooks, part of our process is to follow up with them by personally contacting the visitor via email to suggest another eBook he might like and then briefly explained how NextPage works with his industry. Over the course of the next few months, he will receive additional personalized emails...

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
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...

4 Easy Ways to Track the Success of Your Direct Mail Campaign
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4 Easy Ways to Track the Success of Your Direct Mail Campaign

Ask marketers how to gauge the success of their direct mail campaigns, and the answer inevitably points to ROI. One of the biggest reasons a direct mail campaign fails is the inability to measure success. If you cannot accurately track results, your enthusiasm level drops. The key, according to Allegra Marketing Services, is to establish...

Posted by July 10, 2017June 19, 2019
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