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Study: More Channels= Better Results

Study: More Channels = Better Results Have you ever wondered how using multiple channels impacts your results? A recent study from Demand Metric / PFL gives some insights. In this study, “2019 Multi-channel Marketing Report,” which surveyed 579 marketers, researchers asked how many channels respondents were using and how happy they were with the results. …
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Want to Improve Results? Look to Readability

Printing is a visual industry, but the copy matters, too. If people can’t read your messaging easily or if it’s difficult to understand, you won’t get the results you want. Here are five tips for improving readability and thereby improving your response rates, conversions, and sales, too.    Be specific.  People are drawn to details.…
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There is NO “I” in “Personal”

You’ve heard the phrase, “There is no ‘I’ in team.” So it is withprint and digital personalization. By itself, data is just that—data.To be truly personal, it takes a collective effort to capture thecustomer’s attention and create relevant communications thatmove the needle. Let’s look at some of the most commonmarketing elements that marketers combine with…
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Does Your Brand Have Multiple Personalities?

  If you are doing itright, there should only be one. You should have differentmessaging for different audiences and marketing goals, but youroverall brand message should be consistent.How do you do that? Whether your marketing is print or digital,here are four elements that, according to John Jantsch,marketing consultant and author of Duct Tape Marketing, DuctTape…
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Every Door Direct Mail: Your Secret Weapon

If you run a local business or a larger regional or national organization that relies on sales and support from local neighborhoods, the United States Postal Service’s Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) might be just what you need to take your marketing to the next level. If you haven’t tried EDDM, you could be missing…
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Personalized Content Marketing

Proof That Personalized Content Marketing Works While push marketing remains an important component of any customer acquisition or retention program, pull marketing has become even more so.  Often times, consumers have already done much, if not the majority, of their research before reaching out to a salesperson. This is why content marketing has become such…
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Paper 101:

When asked about the details of the paper stock you are choosing for a print project, do your eyes glaze over? Do terms like basis weight, points, and color cast sound like Greek to you? If so, here is a quick list of basic terms to help you better understand the process. Basis weight is…
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Are you short-sighted… or long-sighted??

When you are calculating the ROI of your print, email, or multichannel marketing campaign, how long a view do you take? Do you stop tracking revenue after a month? One year? What about the lifetime of the customer? Lifetime customer value (LCV) is an overlooked metric that should be part of how marketers measure success.…
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Why?

When it comes to reaching customers with your marketing message, whether it’s through print, email, social, or mobile, sometimes it seems like trying to get the attention of a playground full of screaming school children. You might think that nothing could break through the din, but if you say the right thing — say, “FREE…
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Inventory Management Driving You Crazy?

Struggling with your inventory of printed collateral and other documents? How about fulfillment items for your marketing kits? If so, you’re not alone, and if you’re not careful, it could hurt your bottom line. According to Capterra, inventory numbers for most businesses are profit killers. In fact, Capterra finds that businesses keep $1.43 of inventory…
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