Print Is a Fan Favorite: But Why?

Print Is a Fan Favorite: But Why?

Even in a world of interactive digital media, something irresistibly draws people into the tangible world of paper and ink. But why? What makes people fall in love with print? Here are some of the answers we have come up with. If asked the same question, what would you say? Print is at the center of societal…

Who Determines Your Brand? Your Customers!

Who Determines Your Brand? Your Customers!

Brand image matters. It’s how consumers see your brand, whether it’s positive or negative, and whether it’s a brand they want to be associated with. What’s your brand image? Hip? Edgy? Socially conscious? Are you the “go-to” destination for people who love adventure? While the brand image is critical, it isn’t determined by what you…

Do You Know These 5 Loyalty Behaviors?

Do You Know These 5 Loyalty Behaviors?

If you want to know whether your customers are loyal, there are five places you can look. These behaviors — called “loyalty behaviors—are like breadcrumbs that customers leave that tell you whether they are loyal to you . . . or not. These are five behaviors you want to excel in! How would your company…

Don’t Send Your Next Mailing Until You Read This

Don’t Send Your Next Mailing Until You Read This

Getting ready to launch your next mailing campaign? Stop! Even if you’ve got the correct list, the right variables for personalization, and a “knock your socks off” design, don’t forget to double-check your content. Too often, businesses send the same messaging over and over again, and even if it’s still effective, it gets stale. Here’s…

5 tips to increase the power of your headlines.

5 tips to increase the power of your headlines.

No matter what channel you are using — direct mail or signage, email or print advertising — a great headline grabs the reader and won’t let go. It makes them stop what they are doing and say, “Wait! I need to pay attention to this!” Here are five “marketing insider” tricks that will increase the…

What Is Lead Nurturing? Why Does It Matter?

What Is Lead Nurturing? Why Does It Matter?

For some sales, a single postcard or letter mailer will do the trick. But for more complex products, the sales cycle can be longer. In this case, marketers will often send different types of content at different times based on what their prospects require in order to move forward. Gently nudging them along with the…

Want Better Comprehension? Format It!

Want Better Comprehension? Format It!

Are you getting ready to send your next direct marketing campaign? Whether you are preparing to send a postcard or an email, three simple formatting techniques can make your content easier to read, comprehend, and remember. Even if you’re not a writing whiz, these techniques are easy to implement, too. Every marketer can do it.…

Top 5 Content Marketing Best Practices

Top 5 Content Marketing Best Practices

You’ve heard people talk about the value of content marketing. It’s one of the most important ways that people find you. If you are delivering content via digital channels, prospects can immediately click through to learn more. If your content is being provided in print, this is often what drives them to check you out…

Want More Donations? Choose Print!

For nonprofits, every dollar they spend on overhead, administration, and marketing is a dollar not spent on their mission. Not surprisingly, there is an intense focus on which marketing channels are most effective. So which channel works best for nonprofits? A study by YouGov provides the answer: direct mail. In a survey of more than…

Interesting Facts Behind Popular Posters

Posters have been around for hundreds of years. They have been used for many purposes including promoting products, events patriotism and movie stars. More recently they have become a popular art form, remembering posters of the past and historic photographs. This is a collection of 10 images commonly seen in a poster format, along with…