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3 WAYS TO BOND WITH MILLENNIALS THROUGH PRINT COMMUNICATIONS

While predictably receptive to online promotions and communications, research shows tech-savvy millennials have an unexpected affection for more traditional direct marketing. The 2017 Annual State of Marketing Consumer Survey from Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends reveals 71 percent of North American millennials say they look at most of the direct mail they receive. “There’s just not…


TEST FOR SUCCESS WITH DIRECT MARKETING

Test for Success with Direct Mail Marketing Testing can help you put the stamp of success on your next mail campaign. Following are some of the most common questions from small and mid-sized businesses, organizations and nonprofits about testing mail campaigns. Why test direct mail? The short answer is because you can. With other media…


WITH 5 SECONDS TO GET MY ATTENTION, IT’S TIME TO GET CREATIVE

With just five seconds — or less — to catch a prospect’s interest, you must first get them to notice you. One of the best ways to accomplish this is through the use of eye-catching creative design and clear, concise text. How do you get there? Try following some best practices for good “creative”: Focus…


GOOD WILL IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

Sponsorships, donations, pro bono services, discounts and volunteering. These are just a few of the ways through which small and mid-sized business owners can begin to build a profile as a good neighbor in the community. Besides the “feel good and do good” nature of philanthropic activities, there are business-boosting ancillary benefits. Community involvement can…


4 WAYS E-COMMERCE SITES BRING BETTER BRAND CONTROL AND CONSISTENCY

No matter how careful your organization may be, there’s always a chance for brand inconsistencies to creep into your marketing communications over time as your business evolves or your staff changes. In fact, your organization may be especially vulnerable if: You operate several locations Your marketing materials are accessed by multiple people Your printed materials…