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Online Retailers

While it's absolutely true that more and more people are engaging with brands over the Internet these days, that doesn't mean that direct mail is dead - far from it. In fact, even if you operate a business exclusively online, there are still a wide array of different benefits that the right direct mail campaign can bring to the table that would be difficult to replicate through other means. Leveraging Direct Mail to Your (Online) Advantage One of the most important benefits of executing a thoughtfully constructed direct mail campaign ultimately comes down to what it can do for your response rate. According to one recent study, about 67% of millennial parents and 53% of millennials in general say that they're ...

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Digital Marketing Alone Isn’t Enough… Think Omni-Channel For Results image

Omni-channel Marketing

Some people operate under the assumption that, since so much of our lives are digital these days, our marketing needs to become the same. Direct mail is meaningless in a world where everyone is carrying around smartphones all day long. Simply put, those people are wrong. Digital marketing has its benefits, but it alone is not enough to get this particular job done - nor will it ever be, for a number of reasons that are certainly worth exploring. Overcoming the Challenges of Digital Marketing By far, the biggest hurdle you have to overcome in terms of digital marketing success has to do with the fact that people's attention is more fractured than ever these days. We're being bombarded by marketing messages at ...

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Ghost Kitchens

Ghost kitchens, also commonly referred to as virtual kitchens, are a relatively new phenomenon that have really picked up steam over the last few years in particular. It's a term that refers to an environment where workers only prepare delivery orders - there are no tables, front of house staff or other elements of a "traditional" restaurant of any kind. The thing is, there's also little signage or other "outreach" materials because everything is handled via platforms like Uber Eats and DoorDash. So how are savvy restaurateurs getting the word out about their new startup during a period where more competitors are cropping up every single day? With the right content marketing strategy, of course. Getting the Ghost Kitchen Ready for Prime ...

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Neuromarketing, or: Why Physical Marketing Will Never Truly Die image

Neuromarketing

While it's certainly true that businesses can have a great amount of success with their digital marketing efforts, there's still something to be said about the lasting impact of physical materials like business cards or plastic postcards. But it isn't just intuition that tells us physical materials stand the test of time - there's literally science behind it. One recent neuromarketing study reveals just how long-lasting this type of collateral truly is. The Power of Physical Materials: Breaking Things Down The aforementioned study was conducted by Temple University's Center for Neural Decision Making, and it dove deep into the different types of responses generated by physical collateral versus their digital counterparts. Overall, they looked at three core concepts: exposure (meaning how ...

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Harnessing B2B Drip Marketing Campaigns to Your Advantage image

Drip Marketing

One of the most important things to understand about your B2B leads is that you're talking about a situation where decision-making can literally take weeks - if not months - to execute. Because of this, drip marketing MUST become a cornerstone of your B2B direct mail marketing strategy. Rather than trying to speed up someone's decision, you need to build time into your marketing strategy to finesse them - let them come to the right choice on their own terms. Luckily, targeted mailing and marketing analytics have made this easier than ever. You just need to keep a few key things in mind. Executing Your B2B Drip Direct Marketing Campaign To start, you need to make sure you've identified the right B2B ...

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Customer Loyalty

Maybe the most important thing to understand about running ANY type of business is that it always costs more to generate new customers than it does to retain your existing ones. Because of that, you need to win your customers' loyalty whenever and however you can. More often than not, this means showing your gratitude - even during those times when you don't necessarily "have to." Thankfully, this process is less the product of one major move and is more about a series of smaller, more strategically timed ones. All of this effort can pay major dividends down the road, too. An Investment in Your Customers is an Investment in Your Future Maybe the most obvious way to show your gratitude to ...

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Pet Retail Marketing

According to one recent study, Americans are literally spending more money on their pets than ever before - to the tune of a massive $72 billion in 2019 alone. If you're among the many pet retailers out there, or operate in the pet services space in general, there has never been a better time than now to kick your marketing campaign into high gear. But if you really want to make an impression on both man AND man's best friend, there are a few key things you'll want to keep in mind. Bringing Personalization Back to Pet Marketing Owning a pet is an inherently personal thing - which means you need to be able to inject as much personalization into your ...

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It’s a Digital World, But Physical Marketing Still Makes Your Response Soar image

Physical Marketing

Not only do most people upgrade their smartphones, tablets and other types of mobile devices on an annual or bi-annual basis, but for a lot of people these are among the most expensive pieces of electronics that they own. It makes sense that we're paying more attention to these digital devices than ever, and marketing has adapted as a result. But that doesn't mean that physical marketing has seen its last sunrise - far from it. In fact, there are a wide range of different ways that you can easily embrace physical marketing in a digital age, increasing your response rate, brand loyalty and more as you do. The Never Ending Power of Physical Marketing Business cards aren't just one of the ...

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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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How Advertising Agencies Can Increase Their Value With Automated Direct Mail image

It's safe to say that as an advertising agency, your number one priority is always to have the most diverse array of offerings possible. After all, it's not what you can do in a literal sense that forms the basis of your competitive advantage - it's what you can do for your CLIENTS that counts. With that in mind, agencies can absolutely utilize automated direct mail to expand their offerings - a good idea for a number of reasons that are more than worth exploring. The Power of Automated Direct Mail: Breaking Things Down For advertising agencies in particular, automated direct mail offerings are a perfect opportunity to bring a tremendous amount of value to their own clients, all in one fell ...

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