Database Management

Mailing List Strategies

A strategic approach to building your mailing list

By Heritage Printing / March 6, 2020

How can you use purchased mailing lists in a more strategic way to deliver more leads and sales? Here are some proven strategies you can use to increase the effectiveness of your sales and marketing now.

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How can your organization benefit from a web-to-print storefront?

By Heritage Printing / December 2, 2019

Printing usually requires a minimum run to be cost-effective. This often results in companies having far more literature than they need, and higher printing costs than they would prefer. The solution is a customized web-to-print storefront from Heritage Printing, which enables organizations to make the most of print-on-demand. Here’s what that means: They can print…

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Grow your direct marketing mail list

By Heritage Printing / August 6, 2019

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 level up your direct marketing efforts. One of the…

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Clean Your Customer Database

It’s time to clean your customer database

By Heritage Printing / July 8, 2019

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 list sucks. This happens more often than you may realize. When you…

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How to avoid common prepress blunders

By Heritage Printing / June 4, 2019

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 typographical or grammatical errors or botched images and bleeds – reflect poorly on your company’s…

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Taking Direct Mail Personalization To New Heights

By Robert Wendt / October 24, 2017

Designing a direct mail piece and sending it to your entire mail list will never be as effective as personalizing your message to each of your segment’s needs. If you’re not segmenting your customer lists in your direct mail programs, you should be. Doing so enables you to mail different versions of your direct mail…

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Bank Money Every Year… Clean Your Customer List

By Robert Wendt / September 25, 2017

It’s easy to bank some money every year… clean your customer list! Customer lists tend to age quickly. An average of 20% of business people change jobs each year, and 1 out of 6 families move in any given year. If you don’t update your customer lists on a regular basis, you are wasting postage…

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Testing – the Most Effective Tool for Database Marketing

By Robert Wendt / November 26, 2012

Testing is essential in every campaign, given that the business environment changes dynamically. Nothing should be taken for granted. Testing can be used not only for the estimation of short term response rates, but also to monitor the ROI of a campaign. Each marketing campaign should be tested on a smaller group of customers before…

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Your Mailing Lists will Impact Customer Experience and Loyalty

By Robert Wendt / January 20, 2012

If you’re a direct mail and e-mail marketer, and you worry about the possibility of your sales declining along with the current economic contraction, the key to maintaining sales growth may lie in the existing customers in your direct marketing mailing lists. According to a recent article in Response Magazine entitled Overcoming Economic Struggles by…

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Data Mining – An Important Tool for Any Company

By Robert Wendt / March 31, 2011

In order to produce a successful 1:1 printing campaign, all you have to have is a great database, right? Not quite. Producing a successful 1:1 print campaign starts with having a great database, but even once you have the data, you have to figure out what to do with it. Often, that means data mining.…

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