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Top 5 Content Marketing Best Practices

You’ve heard people talk about the value of content marketing. It’s one of the most important ways that people find you. If you are delivering content via digital channels, prospects can immediately click through to learn more. If your content is being provided in print, […]

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The Power of Marketing Local

One of the most powerful consumer trends of
2020 has been the move to the suburbs. Yes, the ‘burbs. The suburbanization of
America is changing the way we live, work, and play.

This trend was in place before the COVID-19 pandemic, but the nationwide health crisis has […]

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Get Your Pre-Game On! 4 Steps to Effective Targeting

When creating any direct mail or email campaign, smart pre-game strategies set you up for the win. While marketers tend to plan for great results by focusing on the right message, offer, and call to action, they can improve their results even more by planning […]

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Should You Be Personalizing? The Data Tells the Tale

Recently, McKinsey, a respected business research firm, had this to say about direct mail and email communications:

Customers decide very quickly—in a matter of seconds—whether they like your marketing message. Provide something relevant, and you’ve got a satisfied customer. Miss the mark, however, and they’re […]

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5 Tips for Great Data

Great marketing starts with high-quality data, but to get great results, that data must be a resource you can trust. How do you make sure that you can trust the information you are working with? Here are five tips from Experian, which provides data profiling, […]

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3 Multichannel Marketing Stats to Inspire You

Multichannel marketing campaigns are more effective than single-channel campaigns, but let’s face it, they are more work, too. Check out these multichannel marketing statistics, which can keep you motivated to “channel” your way to success.

1. Two-thirds of shoppers use more than one channel.
This data comes […]

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Want to Sell More? Keep It Dripping!

If you keep hearing the term “drip marketing,” there’s a reason. It’s a powerful lead nurturing tool that works.

The marketer sends (drips) regular marketing communications, often through multiple channels, with strategic precision designed to move a prospect through the sales funnel over time. It uses […]

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Why Does Channel Selection Matter?

When it comes to choosing marketing channels, marketers can make many assumptions. Millennials always want digital, the Silent Generation wants print, but the reality is often far different. As marketers, if we don’t pay attention to how consumers want to engage with us, we can […]

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Keep the Conversation Going!

When do you engage with your customers? Is it only when you want to sell them something? If so, consider extending the conversation. Customers are more loyal when they feel that you care about them personally, not just the bottom line, so here are three […]

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Got Incentive? Are You Matching the Right Incentive to the Right Audience?

Incentives can be critical to getting people to respond to your marketing offer, and not every incentive will motivate every buyer. The two have to be properly matched. Do you put as much thought into the incentive as you do into your list, your creative, […]

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