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8 Clever Ways to Integrate Direct Mail with the Web

By Robert Wendt / January 9, 2017

Today, many companies are obsessed with digital marketing: web pages, emails, social media, native advertising, pay-per-click ads…. What has gotten lost in the shuffle is the cost-effectiveness and value of integrated marketing – using a combination of online and offline channels to build brand awareness and generate sales leads. In particular, integrating your direct mail…

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10 Brilliant Print Marketing Ads You Can’t Help But Stare At

By Robert Wendt / March 20, 2014

I don’t know about you — but print advertisements are still some of my favorite things to gawk at in the marketing world. Since TiVo came into my life, television commercials have become nonexistent, and I’ve learned to ignore those pesky online advertisements and pop-ups. But when I look through a magazine or see a…

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8 Effective Print-Marketing Tools for NONPROFITS

By Tina Deprez / November 20, 2013

What do PETA, Save the Children, and Habitat for Humanity all have in common? They’re all nonprofit organizations who have prevailed in the world of print marketing. Digital channels are a fantastic way to easily and instantaneously share your organization’s message. But what about the people who don’t participate in social media? Those who spend…

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5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Print Marketing

By Tina Deprez / November 7, 2013

Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn — do these sound familiar to you? Since the social media and digital marketing boom, these three social platforms have stolen the hearts of marketing professionals everywhere. In a world filled with iPhones, tablets, and advanced technology, your customers are easily distracted. Businesses have been shifting marketing efforts to the web,…

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Content Marketing 101: How to Build Your Business with Content

By Robert Wendt / June 26, 2012

Content Marketing means creating and sharing valuable free content to attract and convert prospects into customers, and customers into repeat buyers. The type of content you share is closely related to what you sell; in other words, you’re educating customers so that they know, like, and trust you enough to do business with you. The…

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Direct Mail Makes an Impact on Generation Y

By Robert Wendt / April 11, 2012

There’s a large, highly educated, influential segment of the population that likes to spend and is receptive to direct mail. They’re the young consumers who make up Generation Y, and if you’re not engaging them yet, it’s time to start. This group — also known as Millennials — is widely thought to rival the Baby…

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A Logo Is Not a Brand

By Robert Wendt / January 31, 2012

Lots of organizations come to us asking for “a new brand.” They typically mean a new name, or icon, or a new look and feel for their existing name. Lots of people think that brand begins and ends there — that once we shine up the name they can stick it below their email signature,…

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Using personalization to deliver your brand’s message

By Robert Wendt / February 3, 2011

Every company has a brand. Your brand is simply what your customers think about you and how they spread that brand to others through word of mouth. Maybe you think you don’t have a brand. If so, that isn’t likely. Invisibility is a brand, too — and it’s one you want to change. Creating a…

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