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Three Tips for Getting More from Your Paper

It’s no secret. Marketers are benefitting from today’s healthy economy. But competition for consumers’ shopping dollars is still fierce, and marketing dollars are under more scrutiny than ever before. One of the places you can stretch your print dollars is with smart selections in paper. Here are three easy ways to manage your paper costs…

Why 1:1 Print Beats Online “Targeting”

If you want to communicate quickly and inexpensively, online marketing can be a powerful tool. But if you want relevant marketing communications that consumers truly respect, then try your personalization in print. In a survey of more than 1,200 people conducted by Zussi Research for ad:tech London, for example, 69% percent of respondents saw traditional…

Benefits of Using Triggered Emails

When it comes to boosting response rates, there is nothing like combining direct mail with email. Even better when both are personalized. We don’t mean just personalizing by name. We mean personalizing based on customer behavior. This is referred to as “triggering.” According to Clevos, an email marketing platform supplier, using personalized, trigger-based email can…

Why Cross-Channel Consistency Is So Important

Whether you are using direct mail, email, mobile, or signage, you have likely heard people talking about the importance of the “omnichannel” experience. New data from ForeSee shows us just why this is so important. Today, the customer’s purchase journey is often non-linear. Customers may learn about your product via email but end up purchasing…

Turning Complaints into Profits

Everybody gets customer complaints once in awhile. Improperly handled, those complaints can erode customer relationships. Properly handled, they can actually deepen them. How is this possible? Studies have shown that companies’ responses to critical customer feedback can change the way consumers feel about companies, products, and brands. Customers value brands that listen and respond to…

Does 1:1 Printing Really Make a Difference?

More and more, we are hearing about print personalization, or variable data printing, to achieve higher response rates and better ROI. But does personalizing by name, geographic location, or demographic information really make that much difference? Can’t you just achieve higher response rates with a better offer? An over-sized postcard? Or a really great design?…