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Geofencing and Direct Mail

One of the most important things to understand about your marketing strategy is that, for the best results, all of the various techniques you're using should feed into and empower one another, coming together to form something more important than any one of them could be on their own. This means that in the modern era, the key to the best response rate AND the best ROI rests in true cross-platform marketing in every sense of the term. One of the best ways to accomplish THAT involves dynamic addressable geofencing, a technique that itself brings with it a number of core benefits that can't be ignored. Why Dynamic Addressable Geofencing Makes All the Difference By now, you're probably already using techniques like ...

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Keep Your Direct Mail From Becoming Junk Mail image

Direct Mail

There's absolutely nothing worse than spending hours upon hours coordinating what is objectively the best piece of direct mail marketing collateral you've ever created, only to have it wind up in someone's trash. It's happened to many marketers... but it doesn't have to happen to you! At least, not anymore. If you really want to make sure that you're doing everything you can to keep your direct mail from becoming junk mail, there are a few key things you'll want to keep in mind along the way. Avoiding Junk Mail Curse: Your Guide One of the major reasons why people immediately toss direct mail advertisements into the trash is because of the same basic reason: bad addressing. This includes addressing your mail with ...

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Where Influencer Marketing Fails, Analytics-Driven Direct Mail Prospers image

Influencer Marketing

There are a lot of people out there who insist that influencer marketing is all the rage these days. Rather than conducting a thoughtfully constructed, forward-thinking direct mail campaign of your own, all you really have to do is partner with the right influencer and you can harness their built-in audience to your advantage. Sounds easy, right? In a best case scenario, it is - but what those people WON'T tell you is that it's a lot harder to get to this point than you might think. Therefore, when influencer marketing fails, it's critical for you to understand that an analytics-driven direct mail campaign can prosper in a wide array of different ways, all of which are more than worth exploring. A ...

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The Key to Avoiding the “Direct Mail” Marketing Rut image

Direct Mail Marketing

One minute, you feel like your direct mail marketing campaign is a wealth of creativity. The next minute, you feel like you're stuck in a rut. We've all been there - in many ways, it's a natural part of the job we're doing every day. But that DOESN'T mean that you have to take that simple fact laying down. If you truly want to avoid getting stuck in a direct mail rut, there are a few key tips you'll want to keep in mind. Building a Better Marketing Campaign: Here's What You Need to Know By far, one of the best ways to avoid getting stuck in that direct mail marketing rut ultimately comes down to going directly against your instincts and ...

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Proven Tactics for Tracking the Performance of Your Direct Mail Campaigns image

So... you've just spent a boatload of money on a direct mail campaign. What's next? Well, you certainly don't want to sit around watching, waiting, and expecting droves of traffic to come through your doors or to your website. OK, so what should I be doing instead? Well, there are several things that should be included in your campaign strategy that will ensure all that money you spent is working for you. Here are the six proven tactics for tracking the performance of your direct mail campaigns, and, the one thing you can do to virtually eliminate all the time and effort behind effectively analyzing all that data. Curious? Keep reading... 6 Proven Tactics for Tracking the Performance of Your Direct Mail Campaigns Here is what the pros ...

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MailChimp’s New Direct Mail Postcards… Too Good to Be True? image

MailChimp, an industry leader in terms of email marketing, ads, landing pages, and CRM tools, recently announced that they're going to be expanding their existing direct mail capabilities with a series of new direct mail postcards aimed at businesses like yours. On the one hand, it's enticing to continue to leverage a brand as powerful as MailChimp's to your advantage. But are these postcards just the adrenalin injection your campaigns have been looking for, or are they too good to be true? Luckily, we took a closer look so that you don't have to. An Overview of MailChimp's New Direct Mail Postcards On the surface, MailChimp's new direct mail plastic postcards do have a lot going for them. But when diving deeper, ...

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The Consequences of Bad Data image

One of the best things about being a marketer in the modern age is that data is literally everywhere. All day, people are uploading massive volumes of information about themselves - all of which you can use to your advantage. If you know what someone likes, what they don't like, where they live and what type of lifestyle they have, you have most of the pieces you need to create marketing collateral that can't help but resonate and motivate. But at the same time, one has to wonder - what happens when the quality of the data becomes less important than the volume? It's a very real risk - and it's one that you'll want to try and avoid for ...

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Boosting Direct Mail Response image

The most important thing for you to understand is that even the best direct mail marketing campaign in the world isn't going to see a 100% response rate. Far from it. But then again, that isn't what you're after. The key to maximizing your response rate involves tailoring your message to the core group of people you're speaking to. By making sure you're crafting a message that is precisely what they want to hear precisely when they want to hear it, you'll have done more than just boost your potential responses. You'll have sent your ROI as high as it can possibly go. Want to Craft a Better Response Rate? Craft Better Messaging By far, one of the best things that you can do ...

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Growth Hacking: What It is and How to Do It Yourself image

At its core, the concept behind growth hacking is a simple one. It’s the process of rapid experimentation across your business – via your marketing funnel, product development, sales and more – with the ultimate goal of capitalizing on any and all opportunities for growth that present themselves. Think about it like this: all businesses grow, but growing too slowly is just as potentially dangerous in the long-run as growing too fast… or not growing at all. Growth hacking becomes an opportunity to take more control over your scalability and agility, letting you grow in all the right ways that you need without all of the potential downsides that normally come with them. However, it’s also something that requires you to ...

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The 3 Critical Elements of a Successful Direct Mail Campaign image

While it’s certainly true that no two successful direct mail marketing campaigns operate in quite the same way, there ARE a few common elements that most of them share. Yes, you’ll want to come up with something that is unique unto your business and your goals. Having said that, there are not one, but three critical elements that you’re definitely going to want to make sure that your next strategy includes. Know Your Audience By far, the most important element of your direct mail marketing strategy is also the most immediate: your audience. Success depends on your ability to get the right message in front of the right person at precisely the right time. How are you supposed to do that ...

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