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GAIN, IMPROVE OR RESTORE BRAND CONSISTENCY THROUGH ECOMMERCE WEB-TO-PRINT FULFILLMENT

Brand inconsistencies can hamper your marketing efforts, but a quality and tech-savvy eCommerce printing service can provide both a solution and a whole new set of opportunities. If your business has more than one location, it’s possible to have different managers or purchasing agents contracting a variety of local print or digital services while also…

PUT YOUR DIRECT MAIL TO THE TEST

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 in regard to testing mail campaigns. Why test direct mail? The short answer is because you can. With other media such as outdoor or radio,…

PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR

2019 PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR: LIVING CORAL If you’re looking for a color with hints of pink, but with added power, then Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year, Living Coral, is an excellent choice. Living Coral has energetic elements of pink, orange, gold and red, absorbing the best parts of each. Like its namesake,…

MULTICHANNEL MARKETING MADE EASY

With so many options, it’s no surprise more than 92 percent of North American consumers shop on more than one marketing channel. Considering shoppers need an average of nearly six touch points before making a purchase decision, it’s clear that a multichannel marketing strategy has become a must-have. Multichannel marketing is often achieved online with…

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…

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…

3 WAYS INFOGRAPHICS CAN TAKE YOUR CONTENT MARKETING TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Infographics are a great content marketing strategy that can serve as a powerful, informative tool for your business. Not only are they an eye-catching way to educate and promote products and services, they can also simplify complex information or processes for customers and internal audiences. Here are three ways that infographics can take your marketing…

SIMPLE WAYS TO PERSONALIZE YOUR MULTI-CHANNEL MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

One of the most widely embraced marketing tactics for establishing and maintaining customer rapport and loyalty is personalization. Personalized marketing leverages your customer data to individualize messaging, adding important relevancy. Personalization can be applied to most of your marketing channels: direct mail, email, social media and other digital campaigns. Though personalized marketing can seem daunting,…

4 Ways to Improve Customer Retention

The Harvard Business Review suggests that it is anywhere between five to 25 times more expensive to acquire new customers than retain them depending on the industry. Here are a few considerations as you develop what works best for your company’s retention strategy: 1. Keep VIP customers happy. Track the buying patterns of your best…

Business-to-business Influencer Marketing 101

Between the increasingly competitive business-to-business (B2B) marketing space and a growing skepticism of traditional advertising, many small business marketers are beginning to turn to influencer marketing as an alternative way to build relationships. Traditionally more of a business-to-consumer (B2C) marketing tactic, influencer marketing has gained appeal as an effective B2B marketing strategy. By targeting the…