5 Tips for Building Trust with Customers
Building trust is essential for any business or organization. Without trust, it isn’t easy to establish and maintain relationships with customers. So how do you use your marketing materials to build trust? Let’s look at five tips that work regardless of your marketing channel. Be authentic. One of the most important ways to build trust…Read More
What’s So Great About Event Marketing?
Event marketing is a powerful tool because it offers a unique opportunity to engage with potential customers and create memorable experiences that leave a lasting impression. Direct mail, email, social media, and other marketing channels play essential roles in your marketing mix, but in-person events offer something unique that other channels don’t. They allow attendees…Read More
Get Those Envelopes Opened! 9 Tips
What’s the secret to boosting great response rates to direct mail? Getting recipients to open the envelope! The best-written sales letter can’t work until the recipient opens the flap. Here are nine tips for piquing recipients’ interest and engaging their curiosity. Get creative. Try new substrates, such as smooth, heavier stocks that show off your…Read More
Can You Speak Your B2B Customer’s Language?
Understanding your customers’ vertical markets can elevate you from being a commodity supplier to a trusted partner in the business-to-business marketplace. This is critical in today’s competitive marketplace, where personalized, relevant communications are crucial to success. In your next marketing communication, having a more profound understanding of your customer’s vertical market can help you in…Read More
What Differentiates the Fastest Growing Companies? Personalization!
Want to build your business faster? Personalize! According to McKinsey’s “Next in Personalization” report, the fastest-growing companies drive 40% more revenue from personalization than their slower-growing counterparts. Furthermore, 71% of consumers expect companies to deliver personalized interactions, and 76% get frustrated when this doesn’t happen. Personalization isn’t just icing on the cake anymore. It’s a…Read More
5 Tips for Headlines That Get Results
When someone receives a direct mail piece or an email, what is the first thing they see? The headline or subject line! The success of your marketing effort hinges on the power of those words to hook your audience and draw them in. If your audience never gets past the headline, it doesn’t matter how…Read More
How Great Marketing Is Like a Great Sports Team
To achieve optimal outcomes from your marketing campaigns, consider your channels as if they were members of a sports team. While each one—such as direct mail, email, or wide format—can be influential, their combined efforts will bring the best results. To make the most out of your multichannel approach, here are three steps to creating…Read More
Print and Digital Marketing: Power Through Reinforcement
Like peanut butter and jelly and superheroes like Batman and Robin, print and digital marketing channels are both strong and effective on their own. Yet, they also work better together. Why? Any time you reinforce your message with multiple touches across different channels, you have a greater chance of getting noticed and moving people to…Read More
Envelope or Postcard? Which Format Works Best?
Direct mail is a powerful tool, but it’s not one-size-fits-all. There are different formats, and there are pros and cons to each. Let’s look at some differences between the two most popular formats: envelopes and postcards. Why a Postcard? Postcards are inexpensive. These powerful mini billboards pack a powerful punch in a small space. Write…Read More
5 Reasons Wide-Format Graphics Create BIG Impact!
Want to get attention? Wide-format graphics are the perfect opportunity. If you send an email, it needs to get read almost immediately, or it will disappear underneath the hundreds of others that come in behind it. But window graphics, wall coverings, and signage are hard to miss. If you want guaranteed attention, go big! What…Read More