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Three Do’s and Don’ts if You are Considering Direct Mail Marketing
Dear Millennials peeking at Snapchat and humming along to the Black Keys: Direct mail might seem like a dusty playground for Tyrannosaurus Rex, but it still has relevance. Yes, direct mail works—especially if you keep the 40/40/20 rule in mind. Forty percent of your...
How and when you should actually use direct mail?
William Shakespeare wrote, “Ripeness is all” in the fifth act of King Lear. Truly there is a “right” time to do most things. Direct mail is no different. Send your direct mail piece to the wrong demographic at the wrong time of year and you might spend good money and...
If Your Direct Mail Marketing Isn’t Working, This Could Be Why
Your list, list broker, audience demographics, and ad content could all be culprits to an unsuccessful direct mail marketing campaign. This article gives great tips for creating urgency, reaching the right people and using tracking to help you continuously improve...
9 Tips for Political Direct Mail Pieces We Should All Follow
These 9 tips explore best practices and tactics to run the most effective direct mail campaign possible. From audience and planning, formatting and design, timing and costs, this article digs deep into the strategy of running a political direct mail campaign, but the...
Direct Mail Still Works in 2019—How It Fits In With Integrated Marketing
Using many media channels to reach your customer is important “…but marketers should not overlook the proven and effective channel of the mailbox,” says Curtis Tingle, chief marketing officer at Valassis, a media delivery firm. Balancing different marketing avenues to...
Programmatic Direct Mail Drives Results
Programmatic direct mail programs usually involve a marriage of data, behavior based signals and automation to identify consumers with interest in a product or service. IN today's modern world, this technique has been somewhat limited to online advertising. But with...
16 Tips for Crafting a Powerful Postcard Campaign
Mike Rosen, president of consulting firm ML Innovations, Inc., admits he chucks a lot of direct mail into the trash. In a recent blog, he analyzes a successful piece of direct mail that halted that instinct and held his attention. The piece was a post card with no...
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How to Make Direct Mail Services More Cost-Efficient for Your Business
Direct mail has been an effective marketing medium for a very long time, and continues to be so even in this digital era. In fact, according to the Direct Mail Association Factbook, direct mail prompted a purchase in 65% of consumers in 2013. However, in spite of its...
Why Your Small Business May Need Direct Mail Services for its Survival
Good marketing strategies, many including direct mail marketing programs, is one reason why small businesses succeed.
RECENT NEWS FOR DIRECT MAIL FROM PLUMB MARKETING (OUR PARENT COMPANY)
The articles below first appeared on Plumb Marketing.
- Top 19 Real Estate Postcard Templates That Actually Workby Victoria Edstedt on March 22, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Realtors can have quite a tough job marketing properties in an overwhelming digital space. Taking it offline can put it literally into the hands of potential buyers, and also build brand recognition and create sellers. This article spends time with 19 postcard strategies designed for real estate professionals to turn prospects into clients. If [...] The post Top 19 Real Estate Postcard Templates That Actually Work appeared first on Plumb Marketing.
- 13 Examples of Direct Mail Fundraising That Worked for Nonprofitsby Victoria Edstedt on March 16, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Cost-effective marketing solutions are a must for nonprofits. Following best practices will help them be the most successful, but what if you don’t know where to start? This article looks at 13 tried and true solutions, and they are sure to inspire you. These ideas for creating emotional connections, integrating fun, and building interactivity [...] The post 13 Examples of Direct Mail Fundraising That Worked for Nonprofits appeared first on Plumb Marketing.
- 20 Direct Mail Marketing Ideas to Promote Your Business in 2023by Victoria Edstedt on March 14, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Need some fresh ideas to spark your direct mail campaign? This list of 20 direct mail marketing solutions could be just what you are looking for. Whether a small change to something you are already doing, or a big swing in a new direction, these ideas are sure to get the creative juices flowing. [...] The post 20 Direct Mail Marketing Ideas to Promote Your Business in 2023 appeared first on Plumb Marketing.
- What Promotional Products in 2023 will be trending?by Victoria Edstedt on March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Promotional products aren’t just for tradeshows! This fun article takes a look at the most popular promotional products for 2023 and will help ignite some creativity, innovation, and fun into your marketing and branding mix this year. These products bring your brand to life and can be used to capture new clients and retain [...] The post What Promotional Products in 2023 will be trending? appeared first on Plumb Marketing.
- 5 Signs it’s Time to Outsource Fulfillmentby Victoria Edstedt on March 1, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Small business owners wear a lot of hats: operations, sales and marketing, bookkeeping, shipping and receiving, purchasing, vision casting, and more. Those who have learned they can’t do it all turn to outsourcing and hiring employees, and both are great solutions for taking tasks off your hands. Employees are great for helping with a [...] The post 5 Signs it’s Time to Outsource Fulfillment appeared first on Plumb Marketing.
- 4 Ways Digital Marketing Can Boost Your Direct Mail Resultsby Victoria Edstedt on February 23, 2023 at 2:00 pm
According to this article, 70% of consumers feel more valued receiving direct mail than digital communication. This is due in large part to it being tangible and personalized. 83% of business owners feel their digital marketing efforts are successful. Combining digital marketing and direct mail marketing is called multi-channel marketing and it has been [...] The post 4 Ways Digital Marketing Can Boost Your Direct Mail Results appeared first on Plumb Marketing.
- The 5 Biggest Marketing Trends Set to Dominate 2023by Victoria Edstedt on February 21, 2023 at 2:00 pm
There are tons of statistics in the marketing space, but this article has taken the liberty of chunking them down into the top 5 trends. As busy business owners, we gladly accept this no-nonsense approach. The five trends are helpful enough, but to satisfy us truth-seekers, links for the stats that drove the conclusions [...] The post The 5 Biggest Marketing Trends Set to Dominate 2023 appeared first on Plumb Marketing.
- Should You Outsource Fulfillment or Keep It In-house?by Victoria Edstedt on February 16, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Running a successful e-commerce business is hard enough. Doing all the order processing, packing, and shipping, will become its own job as the business grows, if it hasn’t already! This article reviews what to consider when deciding when to outsource fulfillment, so when the time is right, you can make a good decision for [...] The post Should You Outsource Fulfillment or Keep It In-house? appeared first on Plumb Marketing.
- These Marketing Trends Should Be on Your Radar in 2023by Victoria Edstedt on February 14, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Paying attention to current trends within your industry, in marketing, and in consumer behaviors can help businesses be proactive and innovative. This quick read gives you smart strategies you can begin incorporating right away to bring more revenue to your business this year. Learn how AI (artificial intelligence), digital, direct mail, promotional items, landing [...] The post These Marketing Trends Should Be on Your Radar in 2023 appeared first on Plumb Marketing.
- Three Areas to Focus on in Your 2023 Direct Mail Strategyby Victoria Edstedt on February 9, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Recently, USPS reported that direct mail revenue increased nearly 5% over the previous year. It remains lower than it was pre-pandemic, but is making a come-back. But in today’s digital age, why are businesses still turning to direct mail? Because it works! If you haven’t yet made direct mail part of your marketing strategy, [...] The post Three Areas to Focus on in Your 2023 Direct Mail Strategy appeared first on Plumb Marketing.
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