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5 Variables in Your Personalized Print Success

As marketers, we know that personalizing your print and email communications works. But how well? Metrics from personalized campaigns range from single digits to nearly 100%. It’s always tempting to compare your campaigns to others, especially those in published articles or case studies. However, you can’t necessarily tell the success or profitability of a campaign…

What’s the Difference Between Omnichannel and Multichannel?

You may have heard a new term circulating around the marketingverse, “omnichannel,” and wondered how it differs from a more familiar term, “multichannel.” What is the difference between the two and why does it matter? Multichannel is just that — multiple channels used in the same marketing campaign. Commonly, companies will try to “break through”…

Pantone’s Color of the Year: Living Coral

It’s here! Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2019. It’s Living Coral, Pantone 16-1546. After considering trends in everything from fashion to décor, Pantone announced this vibrant, yet warm color as it top pick. In a world filled with uncertainty, Pantone chose Living Coral for its warmth and optimism. After all, what better to represent…

Why Some Personalized Mailings Just Work Better

When it comes to increasing response and conversion rates, personalized communications are a powerful tool. However, don’t think that all personalization is equal. It isn’t. To get great results, you must use the right variables with the right audience in the right way. Response rates for personalized mailings can vary widely. One study found response…

Survey: Marketing Budgets Soar!

Every year, Target Marketing surveys its readership to identify trends for the upcoming marketing year. This year, its “2019 Marketing Budget Survey” found that a whopping 10x more marketing budgets are increasing for 2019 than decreasing.  Great news! That’s the kind of commitment that gets results. Here’s how the data on respondents’ budgets broke out:…