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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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Making an Impact With Direct Mail for Your Non-Profit image

Non-Profit Marketing

When people think about getting the word out about non-profit organizations, they probably don't have the term "marketing" immediately jump into their heads. But they should, because what is fundraising if not marketing from a different perspective? Indeed, if you truly want to make direct mail work for your non-profit, there are a few key techniques you can start using right away. Taking Advantage of the New Era of Non-Profit Marketing By far, one of the most critical steps you need to take as a non-profit to improve your fundraising capabilities involves diversifying as much as possible. Yes, direct mail is a powerful tool and plastic postcards rule the day. But don't overlook the opportunities that cross-media marketing brings with it. You ...

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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 Movie Theaters Can Unlock the Full Power of Direct Mail Marketing image

In an era where massive, 4K television screens are becoming more commonplace, movie theaters are having a harder time filling their seats than ever. But what savvy theater owners know is that they have one particularly powerful weapon that is just waiting to be taken advantage of - direct mail marketing. Why Direct Mail is Perfect for Movie Theaters One of the major reasons why movie theaters should be looking into direct mail has to do with how it can help build - and reward - customer loyalty. Tracking and analytics can be used to show you who your most loyal customers are, for example, and you can then reach out to them with a concessions discount or other offer codes ...

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The Art of Generational Marketing image

Common sense tells us that if you truly want to improve your direct mail response rate and get the right message in front of the right person at exactly the right moment, you need to know as much about who you're talking to as you possibly can. That, in essence, is what generational marketing is all about. As the name suggests, this is a particular type of targeted mailing technique that places a priority on someone's age as it relates to the buying group they fall into. It's an incredibly effective form of list segmentation, but it does require you to keep a few key things in mind. Generational Marketing: Breaking Things Down These days, the majority of the buying public falls ...

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Targeted Marketing vs. Mass Marketing image

We've said it before and we'll say it again: so much of your success in terms of direct mail marketing comes down to your ability to get the right message in front of the right person at precisely the right moment. One of the major traps that most campaigns fall into, however, is that they go for a mass marketing approach. By trying to appeal to as many people as possible, they end up being compelling to none of them. To that end, targeted mailing and techniques like list segmentation bring with them a wide range of different benefits that are far too important to ignore. Targeted Marketing is All About Precision While it's certainly true that mass marketing has a very large reach, ...

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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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Why a Marketing Coach Matters More Than You Think image

One of the major mistakes that a lot of small business owners make involves thinking that they can "do it all themselves." This may work in some areas of your business, but it has the potential to spell disaster when it comes to your direct marketing. In truth, enlisting the help of a marketing coach is a very good idea for a wide range of different reasons that are more than worth exploring. The Power of Having a Marketing Coach: Breaking Things Down Nobody knows your audience like you do. You've spoken with these people, you've spent time with them, you've taken a tremendous amount of care to understand what they like, what they dislike and what they're worried about. But ...

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The Biggest Direct Mail Mistakes You MUST Avoid image

When it comes to direct mail, oftentimes knowing what types of things you should be avoiding is just as important as knowing as much as you can about current trends, tips and best practices. Direct mail is not a zero sum game - there's no one "right way" or "wrong way" to do this. But there are certain pitfalls that could derail even the strongest campaigns before they've ever had a chance to really strike a chord, which is why there are a number of key mistakes that are absolutely worth taking a closer look at. The Critical Direct Mail Mistakes You Need to Avoid By far, the number one direct mail mistake you need to avoid involves taking absolutely any ...

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How to Measure the Success of Your Direct Mail Campaign image

With regards to direct mail marketing and your targeted mailing efforts, it's important to understand that your return on investment ultimately comes down to more than just dollars and cents. Lead generation might not immediately end in a sale, but that doesn't mean you're not getting something for your hard work. If you truly want to improve your direct mail efforts, you need to know how close you are to achieving your goals in the first place. That, of course, requires you to keep a few key things in mind. Breaking Down Your Direct Mail ROI Gaining critical visibility into your marketing campaign's success begins by taking another look at those goals you set for yourself when your efforts began in earnest. ...

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