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4 keys to crafting awesome print marketing materials

By Heritage Printing / August 2, 2018

Your print marketing materials are often your customer’s first impression of your business—so it’s vital that your postcard, mailer or brochure is designed to pack a punch and ensure lasting impact. Print marketing materials are an investment in your sales strategy and ultimately an extension of your sales team—they’re a critical way to get your…

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4 ways to maximize your marketing budget

By Robert Wendt / July 5, 2018

Small business owners know they’ve got to keep an eye on their bottom line. At the same time, the only way to generate leads and grow your business is to promote it. Cue your marketing budget. Depending on the size of your business, you may have a single marketing person, a small marketing team, or…

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Do catalogs get read? Why great catalog design still stands out!

By Robert Wendt / June 8, 2018

Everyone remembers the childhood joy of poring through catalogs during the Christmas season. When that big, thick “look book” arrived in the mail it was like a peek into Santa’s bag of toys. So many possibilities! We all dog-eared the pages, gazing longingly at all the gift ideas (even for Mom and Dad)! The age…

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How to pick your paper: weight, coating and more… what do the numbers mean?

By Robert Wendt / May 11, 2018

We’ll admit it: choosing the right paper for your print project can be confusing. With so many choices—like paper weight, coating, colors, brightness, opacity…it may leave you thinking: in the end, paper’s just paper right? Well, the type of paper you choose for any print project makes a huge difference. First off, why paper? Well,…

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The art of the micro marketing pitch

By Robert Wendt / April 25, 2018

When you’re faced with a small space, it’s tough to convey a big message! Postcards, brochures and flyers need to say a lot in a very small amount of real estate: you need to perfect your micro marketing pitch to get it across clearly and concisely. The good news is, clients, customers and leads read these…

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4 must-haves to help your rebranding resonate

By Phil Friso / April 2, 2018

Decided it’s time to change up your look? The decision to rebrand is often a complicated one. Does your company need a logo facelift? Brand identity tweaks to reach a new market? Or a reputation overhaul complete with a brand new identity? Companies small and large rebrand for many reasons, but often it’s a shift…

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Postcards can help your next marketing campaign shine

By Phil Friso / February 19, 2018

Are you sick of stressing out over your next marketing campaign? Let’s face it: undertaking a marketing campaign (especially a direct mail campaign) is fraught with PRESSURE. There are design considerations, crafting your message, printing logistics and dealing with the post office – all of which you face while wondering the million-dollar question: Is anyone…

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5 must haves on your next direct mail piece

By Robert Wendt / January 15, 2018

Direct mail is (hands down!) one of the most effective methods for reaching your customers. For some of us, this is great news. For others, not so much. For example, your sales team may absolutely dread direct mail campaigns. Why? Because they’re seen as time-consuming and tedious… and they’re not far off. Stuffing envelopes and gathering…

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So, you got a holiday fruitcake… now what?

By Phil Friso / December 1, 2017

OMG, what can be done with this gift? It’s that time of year and you might just get the dreaded, well-intentioned fruitcake as a holiday gift. Fruitcake… that thing that looks like a brick and is almost as heavy. That concoction that includes candied pineapple and cherries, raisins, nuts, cake and who knows what else.…

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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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