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New USPS Website

The USPS created a new website that explores variable data, different mail formats, textures, analytics and more.  It’s visually very appealing and the content contains some good, short videos.  Check it out here:

http://www.irresistiblemail.com/#/

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Marketers Seeing Dramatically Higher Response Rates from Direct Mail

Here are some pretty concise and compelling statistics from the Direct Marketing Association.  This spells good news for direct mail marketers.

In 2013, direct mail spending in U.S. reached $44 billion, while teleservices topped $41 billion. Digital media spend (search, display, other) came in at $44.2 […]

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How Great Marketers Can Inspire Action

We, as direct marketers, often consider the people we’re selling to as our target market. But we’re selling to people, not targets. To generate response, it’s essential to understand underlying demographics and interests about your customer. While this is a starting point, it’s not likely […]

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Consumers Value Physical Mail, Even In This Digital Era

Multichannel marketing agency RAPP Germany commissioned global measurement firm Nielsen to conduct a study of the effects of different offline and online direct mailing techniques as part of the consumer purchase decision process.

Approximately 1,800 consumers in Germany and the United States participated in the study, which […]

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4 DIRECT MAIL STATISTICS YOU CAN’T IGNORE

4 DIRECT MAIL STATISTICS YOU CAN’T IGNORE.

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Putting the “WOW” Factor in the Mailbox

Getting your mailpiece noticed in the mailbox is the first step in having your offer read.  After all, you’re competing with other direct mail offers, bills, catalogues and more.  Another challenge is having enough marketing “real estate” to fully describe your offer or offers.

Franklin has […]

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Casino Marketing: Eight Data Driven Strategies to Optimize Engagement

Casino marketers are faced with what millions of marketers are these days – dwindling budgets and a financially-challenged audience. Marketers must get smart when it comes to engaging gamers. Below, Glen Parker, of Experian, identifies eight ways in which you can engage customers individually.

1. Customer […]

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