Curbing Customer Churn: 4 Key Strategies

Curbing Customer Churn: 4 Key Strategies

Customer churn is part of the business for even the most successful companies. New customers come, and some customers go. The question isn’t how to stop customer churn. It’s how to reduce it. What are some of the ways you can keep churn to a minimum? Here are four steps to get you started. Identify…

3 Steps to a Social Media Strategy

3 Steps to a Social Media Strategy

Have you added social media to your multichannel mix? Intelligent businesses are combining direct mail and email, but social media? That’s for doomscrolling over your morning coffee, not for marketing…or is it? It is! Innovative brands go where their customers are, and your customers are on social media. Social media is not just where your…

Signage Solutions: So Many Choices!

Signage Solutions: So Many Choices!

When it comes to signage, it is all pretty much the same, right? Not at all. Signs do more than just provide information. From retail storefronts to corporate events, campuses, and beyond, signage is pivotal in branding, messaging, enhancing visibility, and more. Let’s tour the different types of printed signage and how they can be…

5 Ways to Motivate Your Target Audience

5 Ways to Motivate Your Target Audience

Are fewer people responding to your direct mail pieces? Maybe it’s because they’ve seen the same or similar design multiple times. It could be time to try something new. Here are five simple ideas to improve your marketing and get more people interested in your offers again. Mix up envelope styles. Use the same envelope…

Generational Perspectives on Informed Delivery

Generational Perspectives on Informed Delivery

The United States Postal Service’s Informed Delivery service is a gift to every marketer. It is a free service that gives mail recipients a sneak peek (via email, app, or web) at what’s coming in the mail that day. Businesses can add links to these digital previews, allowing recipients to take advantage of offers before…

Embracing the Summer Advantage:  Why Smart Marketers Stay Active While Others Slow Down

Embracing the Summer Advantage: Why Smart Marketers Stay Active While Others Slow Down

Many businesses mistakenly think their marketing efforts should take a backseat as summer arrives. It’s when people go on vacations, schools break for summer, and overall activity seems to slow down. Rather than pulling back, however, savvy marketers see the summer as an opportunity to ramp up. Why? Let’s take a look. The Summer Slowdown…

Want to Boost Your Fundraising Success? Send Donor Surveys

Want to Boost Your Fundraising Success? Send Donor Surveys

More than any other factor, a donor’s relationship with the organization determines their likelihood of donating. Print and emailed surveys can go a long way toward achieving this goal. What are the keys to sending effective donor surveys? Clarify your goals and objectives. What specific information do you want to gather? Are you looking to…

Trade Shows Are Back! 5 Print Channels to Use

Trade Shows Are Back! 5 Print Channels to Use

For decades, trade shows have been a staple of businesses’ marketing strategies. While these in-person events declined during the pandemic, they are now on the rebound, allowing businesses to take advantage of fresh, new opportunities. With 82% of trade show attendees having buying power, it’s easy to see why businesses are feeling the excitement. Preparing…

Customers: “Give Me a (Digital) Break! Use Print!”

Customers: “Give Me a (Digital) Break! Use Print!”

Communicating with customers using formats they love makes them more likely to pay attention. When it comes to marketing materials, that means sending more print. Over the years, there have been dozens of studies on the impact of print on human comprehension and learning. Information read in print is embedded more deeply in the brain,…

Marketing Giving Lemons? Make Lemonade!

Marketing Giving Lemons? Make Lemonade!

According to a recent survey, 73% of marketers see difficult or uncertain economic times as an opportunity to grow their businesses.[1] Why? During times of uncertainty, competitors pull back on their marketing. This creates a vacuum that you can exploit. When competitors show weakness, you show strength. When competitors are silent, get in their customers’…