Top Reasons to Use More Visual Content

You’ve spent weeks developing the messaging for your Spring Fling mailer or your annual fundraising letter. You know your audience. Your message is on target. The call to action is compelling. You can’t wait to see what happens. The campaign drops and the results are…...

Tapping the Power of the Sidewalk Sign

What happens when your brick-and-mortar location depends on business from people who work nearby but don’t live there? How do you reach them? Wide-format graphics, including sidewalk signs! Your target audience is walking by your location multiple times a day. A...

Before You Personalize, Do This!

Want to rock the results of your next personalized marketing campaign? Profile before you personalize! What do we mean by that? We mean understanding what your customers look like as aggregate demographic or psychographic groups before you send targeted mailings or...

How Strong Is Your Direct Mail Foundation?

How Strong Is Your Direct Mail Foundation? Designing a new direct mail campaign? Let the creativity flow! However, the basics still need to come first. Before setting your designer loose, take a step back and make sure you’ve covered the fundamentals. 1. Mailing list:...

Keeping the Customer Experience Seamless

In today’s world, customers want easy. Whether it’s shopping, researching products, or hearing about products for the first time, they want everything to be seamless. Yet for many, the process is still fragmented. How can you connect the dots so that your customers...

The Hottest New Market: Your Own Customers!

Often, when we want to boost revenues, we think about drumming up new customers. But why not look to your existing customers instead? You spent a significant amount of time and money winning them over. If you treat them right, they can become your most fertile ground...

Language Your Audience “Gets”

Whether you are writing copy for a postcard or an email, the language you use matters.  Just like products and images, the wording you use should be matched to the different demographics of your target audience(s). Let’s look at three examples: #1: Millennials...

Leads Need Nurturing, Too!

It would be great if everyone who responds to a print or email contact would make a purchase right away, but they often don’t. Even when people don’t convert right away, don’t assume that’s a dead lead. It just might need nurturing. According to Brian Carroll, author...