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Top Spots for Your Offer to Boost Direct Mail Response Rates

One of the top direct mail mistakes is failing to make a specific offer or confusing recipients with too many offers in one mailer. Very few, if any, will take the time to sort out what you want them to do . . . and your mail piece will quickly find its way into the…

Healthcare Direct Mail Case Study

A hospital network was set to open a new 63,000-square-foot facility, dedicated exclusively to children’s care. The organization was seeking to drive patient referrals by building relationships between key hospital staff members and area physicians and their employees. Two open house dates were selected targeting health care professionals in the surrounding areas. To capture attention…

Find More Just Like Your Best Customers Using Targeted Mailing Lists

The value of a robust customer data file cannot be overstated. The more you know, the easier it is to plan and execute campaigns using targeted mailing lists that deliver the right offer to the right type of customer at the right time – when they’re ready to buy. What basic data points should you…

Information Rules! The Best B2B Offer for Direct Mail Marketing

Hands down, information is the best offer in B2B direct marketing, says customer acquisition and retention expert Ruth P. Stevens. It attracts, it qualifies, and it doesn’t break the bank. While digital views and downloads make customer education fast and immediate, many buyers prefer and appreciate something tangible that they can hold, set aside to…

Local Retailers Save Time, Money with Every Door Direct Mail

According to the Direct Marketing Association’s 2015 Response Rate Report, nearly 6 out of 10 (57%) retailers choose direct mail as a marketing strategy. And why not? Checking the mail is part of most people’s coming home routine and is associated with “feel good” emotions, says a new mail study by Canada Post. People also…

Direct Marketing Offers That Stand the Test of Time

Open now for 25% savings! Receive our free guide! Respond today for a no-cost demonstration! The importance of the offer you present on your postcard or mailing envelope can’t be overstated. Among direct marketing pros, it’s generally accepted that it will account for fully 30% of your campaign’s success – second only to the list…

Variable Data Printing Drives Better Response

The average person is exposed to 5,000 advertising and promotional messages every day. That’s more than 1.8 million annually. How can you cut through the clutter to be noticed . . . and remembered? With personalized, relevant messages that drive higher response, increase engagement and deliver greater ROI. Technology makes it easy! Enter variable data…

Direct Mail Gets Our Stamp of Approval

Direct mail is not only highly targetable but also readily personalized with names, images and messages. With special inks and textures, and enhancements like die-cuts and folds, the variety of shapes and sizes are all attention-getting . . . and drive interaction and impact. Here are six reasons why direct mail gets our stamp of…


9 Tips for a Persuasive Sales Letter

A major advantage to direct mail is its capacity for one-on-one communications with the prospect or customer. Unlike other forms of advertising, you can get “personal.” What makes a great sales letter that motivates action? Here’s the breakdown: 1. Employ a “Johnson box”: Named after legendary direct marketer Frank Johnson, it features the letter’s key…