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Where Email Marketing Fails, Direct Mail Succeeds image

The world we're living in these days is an increasingly digital one - there really is no getting around that at this point. Cell phones have become a ubiquitous part of our lives. We're essentially on the internet all day, every day. With that in mind, now would be the perfect time to say "good bye" to direct mail marketing forever in favor of an "all in" push on email marketing, right? Not at all. A far as lead generation is concerned, now is actually the time to double down on your direct mail marketing efforts for a number of different reasons that are more than worth exploring. The Troubles With Email Marketing One thing that a lot of business owners fail to ...

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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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Make Your Agency More Efficient With True White Label Marketing image

To say that advertising has become an increasingly competitive industry over the last few years is, at this point, probably a little bit of an understatement. Not only are more and more brick and mortar agencies popping up on a regular basis, but the internet and digital marketing have essentially opened the doors to a sea of veritable competitors that can be difficult to fend off - even for established brands. However, all hope is not lost. If you're truly looking for a way to make your advertising agency more efficient, white label marketing is an opportunity you'll want to explore for a number of key reasons. The Art of White Label Marketing: Breaking Things Down The major benefit of white label ...

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Want to Increase Your Response Rate? Master Sequenced Mailings image

If someone told you that there was a direct mail technique out there that could potentially double both the prospects AND responders for your business, you'd naturally want to learn more about it, right? Of course you would - and that's exactly what a technique called sequenced mailing is designed to do. When leveraged properly, it's one of the most powerful forms of targeted mailing there is - and it's absolutely something you'll want to pay attention to moving forward. What You Need to Know About Sequenced Mailing At its core, mail sequences are exactly what they sound like - a series of mailings that are sent out in a specific order to make contact with the same people multiple times. So ...

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Want to Get Better at Targeted Mailing? Use the 40/40/20 Marketing Rule image

The 40/40/20 marketing rule may have a somewhat enigmatic name - but in reality, the approach it's describing couldn't be more straightforward. In essence, it's a theory that says that the ultimate success (not to mention return on investment) of your campaign is essentially relying on three core factors: 40% of your success is directly related to how effective your mailing list is. Another 40% ties back into how compelling your offer is. The remaining 20% comes from literally everything else. Why the 40/40/20 Marketing Rule Matters For the sake of discussion, let's start with the reverse order. The 20% that falls under the "everything else" category directly refers to not only graphic design, but also the specific copy of the ...

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The Secret to More Engaging Direct Mail Campaigns image

It's no secret that direct mail marketing is one of the most effective forms of promotion and advertising that the modern brand can enjoy. But at the same time, it is imperative to understand that simply using direct mail alone won't be enough to get the job done. To truly strike a chord with your target audience in a way that gets them to sit up and pay attention, you need to create better, more compelling and more engaging material - which of course requires you to keep a few important pointers in mind. An Emotional Response is an Engaging Response By far, the easiest (and maybe the most effective) way to create more engaging direct mail campaigns is to leverage ...

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Maximize Your Marketing with Plastic Postcards image

Direct mail marketing is stronger than ever these days, but simply sending your marketing collateral through USPS alone is not enough to get the job done. You need to go deeper, working harder than ever to strike a chord with your audience. To that end, marketing with plastic postcards is one of the most important opportunities you have for a number of different reasons you'll definitely want to be aware of. The Raw Power of Plastic Postcards A lot of people don't realize that plastic postcards don't just have a high response rate in terms of direct mail - they have a high response rate period. The average response rate is about 12%, which is far higher than competing techniques you might be ...

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Latest Response Rates for Direct Mail image

There are some people out there who think that direct mail marketing has no place in the digital world we're now living in. That it's outdated and antiquated - a relic of an era that has long since ended in favor of the "flashier" and "more immediate" techniques of the modern day. Those people, as it turns out, would be wrong. Recent studies have concluded what many people out there already knew: not only is direct mail still incredibly effective, but it's actually getting MORE valuable as time goes on. Direct Mail Marketing Continues to Shine One of the most important trends to be aware of when it comes to direct mail marketing has to do with the fact that average campaign response ...

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Effective CTAs for Direct Mail image

One of the most important aspects of any piece of direct mail collateral is also, sadly, the one many forget about until it's far too late: the CTA, or "call to action." The fact of the matter is that even the most visually pleasing, objectively successful direct mail design ultimately won't be able to save you if your call to action is bland and does little to motivate your audience members. If you truly want to make sure you're getting the most out of this crucial opportunity to inspire people to take action, there are a few key things to keep in mind. The Keys to Creating Better CTAs While it's always true that nearly every aspect of your direct mail campaign ...

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Attention-Grabbing Direct Mail Design image

If you truly want to create a successful direct mail campaign, you can't just get someone's attention. You need to command it - grabbing your reader immediately in a way that they won't soon be able to look away from. The principles of graphic design will be your most powerful weapons to that end and if you truly want to create the best collateral possible, there are a few key things you'll want to keep in mind. The Art of Graphic Design The next time you sit down to create plastic postcards or some other type of direct mail collateral, there are five key factors you need to consider. The first are your images. People will notice them right away so for ...

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