How Strong Is Your Direct Mail Foundation?

Designing a new direct mail campaign? Let the creativity flow! However, the basics still need to come first. Before setting your designer loose, take a step back and make sure you’ve covered the fundamentals. Mailing list Is your mailing list current? Are you mailing...

The Hottest New Market: Your Own Customers!

Often, when we want to boost revenues, we think about drumming up new customers. But why not look to your existing customers instead? You spent a significant amount of time and money winning them over. If you treat them right, they can become your most fertile ground...

Leads Need Nurturing, Too!

It would be great if everyone who responds to a print or email contact would make a purchase right away, but they often don’t. Even when people don’t convert right away, don’t assume that’s a dead lead. It just might need nurturing. According to Brian Carroll, author...

More Better Results? Go Interactive!

If you want to sell a kid a toy, invite him to play with it in the toy store. Once the child pushes the buttons, pulls the levers, and engages the gadgets, your chances of making a sale go way up. The same concept applies in print. When people receive printed pieces...

Bring Out the Best in Your Channels

From a consumer perspective, there isn’t print marketing or digital marketing. It’s all just marketing. What consumers care about is the relevance of what you have to say. That’s why the most effective messaging starts with data. By gathering as much data about your...