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5 Reasons Print Is Still Thriving

Remember all of those forecasts about the demise of print? They haven’t come true. Like most offline channels, direct mail took a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is still remarkably effective. Research by PFL found that, even during the pandemic, marketers were 18% more likely to see “good” or “very good” ROI when…
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5 Best Tips for Ordering Branded Products

If you haven’t added promotional products to your marketing mix, you are missing an opportunity. Promotional products like branded pens and refrigerator magnets, or even more unusual items such as branded toys or back scratchers, reinforce your brand every time the recipient sees or uses them. Branded promotional products also tend to be kept for…
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5 Surprising Ways to Market with Packaging

If you are selling products on the retail shelf, packaging is one of your most important faces to market. When buyers are making a decision between two products, labels and product packaging can be the deciding factor. When buyers plan to purchase one product, great labels and packaging can entice them to purchase another.  DESIGN…
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5 Ways Automated Storefronts Save You Time and Money

Want to save money on your print marketing without changing anything but the way you order? Instead of sending an email request or placing an order over the phone, why not set up an automated storefront instead? Here are five ways this simple, cost-effective approach saves you time and money. SLASHES ADMINISTRATIVE TIME How long…
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5 Benefits You Get from Branding

When businesses plan their direct mail or email campaigns, their goal is generally customer acquisition or retention. But what about branding? Marketing campaigns explicitly designed to build your brand are as important as those for customer retention and sales. Why is branding so important?  Awareness. When people talk about your category of product or service,…
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Oh the Places You’ll Go With Labels

At BPI, we have always taken the view that modern print communication does not necessitate offset printing. While still a large part of our business, offset printing may not be the best or only option to produce client materials in a cost-effective, timely manner. Over ten years ago, we added our web-to-print technology along with…
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Direct Mail: A Better Way to Re-Engage Abandoned Cart Shoppers

Studies show that 70% of online shopping carts are abandoned. Whether you are a corner bakery or the neighborhood auto parts store, this matters—a lot. More and more sales are going online, and you need to convert every cart to a sale. Abandoned carts are not always due to shoppers losing interest. Sometimes they just…
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Avoid the Content Marketing Disconnect

Regardless of the channel you use, relevant content is critical. Uberflip, a content delivery platform, recently conducted a survey of B2B buyers and marketers to find out. It compared buyers’ needs and expectations regarding content to the content that marketers are actually delivering. The results? Marketers are sending content, but not always the content B2B…
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Graphic Design Tips to Inspire Trust

In a world filled with uncertainty, design techniques that create a sense of comfort and security can go a long way toward winning customers’ trust. Whether you are designing for print or digital, here are five tips from the experts… Include Official Logos & Badges Choose a Reassuring Color Palette Use Testimonials & Customer Reviews…
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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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