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Brand Transparency

One of the major reasons that people love direct mail in the first place is because it's authentic. As opposed to an email which can be easily ignored (and deleted just as quickly), direct mail has an air of legitimacy to it. It's tangible - you can hold it in your hand or pin it up to your refrigerator, and that absolutely goes a long way towards the impression you're trying to make. But if you really want to use direct mail marketing materials to build customer loyalty, you need to rely on one element above all others: brand transparency. The Art of Brand Transparency At its core, brand transparency means exactly what it sounds like: you're creating an image that says ...

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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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Valentine's Day Retailers

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it, which means NOW is the time to plan your seasonal marketing campaign. In 2019, for example, Valentine's Day consumer spending topped out at more than $20 billion - a trend that shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. But if you wait until February to start planning your big Valentine's Day push, it'll be too late - and you'll have left a lot of money on the (proverbial) table as a result. But luckily, there is hope - if you really want to make the most out of your Valentine's Day marketing efforts as a retailer, there are a few key techniques you can start using right away. Making the Most ...

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Restaurants Valentines Day

One of the most important things for restaurant owners to understand about seasonal marketing is that it isn't just Christmas and New Year's that you should concern yourself with. February is right around the corner, for example, which means only one thing: Valentine's Day will be here before you know it. As the second busiest holiday of the year for restaurants, this represents the perfect type of seasonal opportunity that you definitely do not want to pass up. Making the Most Out of Valentine's Day: Breaking Things Down One great thing you can do to take full advantage of the Valentine's Day spirit involves offering a prix fixe menu, otherwise known as "price fix." It's a special menu where everything - from ...

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Fast Casual Restaurants

One of the most important things to understand about restaurant marketing is that no two establishments are created equally. Fast casual eateries, for example, have an entirely different set of challenges to contend with than traditional full-service restaurants and their direct mail marketing campaigns need to play directly into that fact. The millennial generation in particular seems to have embraced fast casual dining with open arms so if you truly want to play to that audience (and make no mistake, you should), there are a few key things you'll want to keep in mind. A New Era of Fast Casual Is Upon Us By far, the most important thing you can do to both attract millennials to your fast casual restaurant and ...

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Marketing Strategy

When it comes to the types of direct mail marketing campaigns that you're conducting on a daily basis, it's important for you to realize that there is far less experimentation than you may realize. That's not to say that your campaigns can't be creative, because they absolutely should be. It's just that every piece of collateral that you design needs to be built from the ground up with a very precise purpose in mind. A Purpose-Driven Campaign for a Better Tomorrow One of the core keys to success in any purpose-driven direct mail marketing campaign ultimately comes down to where you choose to begin your efforts. A lot of people make the mistake of starting with the marketing collateral and hoping to build ...

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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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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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Baby Boomers Marketing

Did you know that within the next five years, there will be more Americans over the age of 65 than there will be kids under the age of 15? It's true - the Baby Boomer generation is more powerful than ever and if you really want to target them with your marketing strategy, there are a few key things you should know. The Generational Marketing Strategy You Need Has Arrived When speaking to any audience, one of the most important things you can do involves tailoring your marketing copy to play directly into the things that they're concerned about. For Baby Boomers, they're increasingly occupied with products and services that can help them live independently all throughout their twilight years. Therefore, ...

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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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