3 Tactics for Effective Customer Retention Mail
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3 Tactics for Effective Customer Retention Mail

Businesses can leverage many channels to accomplish their retention marketing goals—direct mail included. However, sending simple postcards with discounts and offers generally isn’t enough to keep customers engaged. Consider the following three creative direct mail tactics to foster continued brand interactions and boost customer retention. Take an Multi-Channel Approach Direct mail becomes even more powerful...

Posted by October 26, 2018October 31, 2018
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
How a Casino Uses Variable Data in Direct Mail
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How a Casino Uses Variable Data in Direct Mail

Personalized content drives response rates up to ten times more by targeting individual consumers, and direct mail remains one of the most responsive communication channels. Knowing this, a personalized direct mail campaign is like the Super Bowl of print marketing. Direct mail can have thousands of letters, postcards, or envelopes that all look the same...

How Direct Mail Coupons Help New Businesses Bring In Customers
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How Direct Mail Coupons Help New Businesses Bring In Customers

You just started your own business. Congratulations! Now what? It’s a brand new business that nobody knows about, and you have to somehow create exposure and excitement so people will want to buy from you. It’s challenging, but not impossible. Every successful business in the world started where you are now. There are many things...

How Marketing Automation Helps Achieve Business Objectives
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How Marketing Automation Helps Achieve Business Objectives

No matter how big or how small your business is, it can often seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. Inventory, sales, shipping, payroll, marketing, customer service… the wheel of time never stops turning. Time doesn’t have to be your enemy, however. It can be tamed and managed. You...

Posted by July 30, 2018July 31, 2018
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, 2017January 18, 2018
Why Direct Mail is More Memorable
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Why Direct Mail is More Memorable

The most optimal marketing campaigns are multifaceted endeavors, mixing multiple mediums to hit their target audience. Magazine ads, websites, billboards, direct mail, social media and smartphone apps are just a few ways companies convert customers. To drive profits, businesses must allocate their marketing dollars across the right channels. Today, no brand can dispute the power...

Posted by May 23, 2017July 6, 2017
The Big Three of Marketing in 2017: Data, Personalization and Content
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The Big Three of Marketing in 2017: Data, Personalization and Content

  In the past year, I’ve been researching and writing blogs that deal primarily with marketing trends and best practices. And through this analysis I’ve been able to distill the direction of marketing in 2017 and beyond into three words: data, personalization and content. Here’s 9 stats that speak to the importance of these three...

Posted by May 19, 2017January 18, 2018
Use these 3 Marketing Channels Together for Increased Conversions
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Use these 3 Marketing Channels Together for Increased Conversions

                The famous quote by the philosopher Aristotle goes “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” I’m sure he wasn’t referring to direct mail, email, or digital internet advertising, but this quote certainly applies for these three marketing channels. As marketing channels become more refined in...

Posted by January 31, 2017January 18, 2018
Why you need a Marketing Communications Portal to ensure brand consistency
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Why you need a Marketing Communications Portal to ensure brand consistency

You’ve finally pulled the trigger. You’re growing your business and are adding a new location. You have all the bases covered; you did the market research, you found just the right spot, you have the funding, and you’ve hired the right people. You are good to go, right? One item sometimes overlooked is keeping your...

Posted by January 17, 2017October 18, 2017