As we move from the pandemic to the endemic phase of COVID-19, the U.S. economy has been surprisingly resilient. Sales have rebounded, and businesses and consumers are spending. But the supply chain hasn't recovered as quickly as demand, and shoppers often find limited supplies of everything from consumer electronics to toys. These disruptions have affected [...]
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By personalizing your direct mail pieces, you can increase response rates and cart sizes, too. But if you're new to personalization, the design process can seem intimidating. Here is a short "to do" list of common oversights to watch for. Use the correct data, not more data. The more data you have on your customers, [...]
Are you planning a multichannel marketing campaign? Automatically assuming you will be pairing direct mail with email? How about pairing direct mail with social media instead? Haven’t thought about it? Maybe you should. What makes direct mail and social media so complementary? Higher levels of customer engagement, regardless of channel, lead to strong customer loyalty [...]
Are you looking to build or expand your mailing list? If so, you have more options than just buying a targeted list or purchasing data to add to the list you already have. Here are five ways to build a great direct mail list that you might not have thought of. Look at trade shows. [...]
Even in a world of interactive digital media, something irresistibly draws people into the tangible world of paper and ink. But why? What makes people fall in love with print? Here are some of the answers we have come up with. If asked the same question, what would you say? Print is at the center of societal [...]
According to Shopkick, consumers plan to start their holiday shopping earlier this year. For businesses, that means starting their marketing earlier, too. Are you ready? To learn more about when, where, and how consumers are planning to do their holiday shopping, Shopkick surveyed over 23,000 U.S. consumers in July 2021. It found that nearly one-quarter [...]
If you want to know whether your customers are loyal, there are five places you can look. These behaviors — called “loyalty behaviors—are like breadcrumbs that customers leave that tell you whether they are loyal to you . . . or not. These are five behaviors you want to excel in! How would your company [...]
When planning a marketing campaign, businesses often think they have to choose between direct mail and email. Not true! The intelligent approach is to use both. Here are five ways to use direct mail and email together to get the best results. Use print when email addresses aren’t (yet) available. You can’t send emails to [...]
Getting ready to launch your next mailing campaign? Stop! Even if you’ve got the correct list, the right variables for personalization, and a “knock your socks off” design, don’t forget to double-check your content. Too often, businesses send the same messaging over and over again, and even if it’s still effective, it gets stale. Here’s [...]
No matter what channel you are using — direct mail or signage, email or print advertising — a great headline grabs the reader and won’t let go. It makes them stop what they are doing and say, “Wait! I need to pay attention to this!” Here are five “marketing insider” tricks that will increase the [...]