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Direct mail meets technology for huge success

Direct mail meets technology for huge success

When a local digital marketing agency decided to expand their marketing o efforts to attract new clients, they needed a breakthrough approach to generate high visibility within their target market. They found extraordinary success with direct mail.

How to prepare your full-color print-ready files

How to prepare your full-color print-ready files

Color is a big part of what makes your brand unique. That’s why accurate, consistent color reproduction of your printed pieces is a must. A basic understanding of the two types of color systems – PMS and CMYK – can help you present a consistent brand image to your...

How to improve your direct mail calls to action

How to improve your direct mail calls to action

If your last direct mail campaign was ignored by your target audience, one likely cause may be a weak call to action (CTA). If it isn’t compelling and doesn’t provide them with an immediate benefit, they will ignore it. CTAs are the brief statements that tell your...

How to reach millennials with direct mail

How to reach millennials with direct mail

Millennials are the first truly “digital native” generation. They’ve never known a world without digital technology and have fully embraced it in all aspects of their lives. So, it’s easy to assume that they ignore direct mail marketing. But, according to research...

Grow your direct marketing mail list

Grow your direct marketing mail list

If your company doesn’t have a strong, focused direct marketing mail list, it’s like getting your car stuck in deep mud. You push on its accelerator, but the wheels just spin, throwing muck everywhere. The key to getting unstuck is to grow your target audience and...

It’s time to clean your customer database

It’s time to clean your customer database

Imagine this scenario: You’ve spent countless hours creating a direct mail piece with a brilliant design and persuasive messaging. Real “knock ‘em dead” stuff! But when you send your mailing list to your printer, they inform you that there’s a problem:Your mailing...

How to avoid common prepress blunders

How to avoid common prepress blunders

Your printed materials – brochures, catalogs, direct mailers, postcards and more – are the physical ambassadors of your brand. When they’re flawless, they speak to your organization’s exceptional commitment to quality and attention to detail. But mistakes – such as...

Demystifying direct mail classifications

Demystifying direct mail classifications

One of the most common questions we get from our clients is about direct mail classifications: What are they, and which one is best for my mailing? In this article, we’ll give you a high-level overview of the four main types, their pricing and delivery timetables and...

How Wildeck saves money with print on demand

How Wildeck saves money with print on demand

Offset printing usually requires a minimum run to be cost-effective. This often results in manufacturers having far more literature than they need, and higher printing costs than they would prefer. Until recently, this was the case for Wildeck, the largest U.S....

Don’t overlook the impact of variable data printing

Don’t overlook the impact of variable data printing

If you’re not doing variable data printing, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity to command the attention of your customers and prospects. Personalized marketing can drive a significant improvement in your revenue, brand loyalty, and customer acquisition and...

Punch above your weight with a direct mail/email combo

Punch above your weight with a direct mail/email combo

Direct mail and email can accomplish much more together than they can separately, thanks to their unique combination of strengths – like a skilled boxer, mixing up jabs with a devastating right hook. We’ve written extensively (here and here) about the unbeatable...

Flyers that command attention

Flyers that command attention

Many marketers want to bring attention to their online campaigns, but give the offline components the cold shoulder. By doing so, they’re missing a valuable opportunity to command the attention of prospective buyers and convey their messages in a memorable way. Here...

Overflowing garbage presents an opportunity

Overflowing garbage presents an opportunity

It can be difficult to reach your customers and prospects using email when their inboxes are overflowing with garbage. Think about it: How much email do you get every day and how much direct mail do you get every day? Often a strikingly designed, quality print piece...

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