Direct Mail Tips & Insights

21 Powerful Words That Boost Direct Mail Response Rates


Words are fascinating. Wherever you use them in your marketing – an envelope teaser, a headline, a call to action – they can carry enormous meaning.

The best one is to use – yes, even more than “free” – is “you”. Whether it’s “you”, “your”, or “yours”, you’re telling your prospect what they...

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5 Musts For Direct Mail for Millenials


We’ve heard it all a million times by now: “Direct mail is dead!” Or, more broadly: “Print is dead!”

But here’s the thing. Somebody forgot to tell millennials. 

You know - the 80 million Americans born between 1982 and 2002. They really like getting mail. Direct mail for millenials is a huge...
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3 Essential Services a Direct Mailing Company Must Provide


When executed correctly, direct mail continues to be a highly profitable marketing medium. The Data & Marketing Association’s 2017 Response Rate Report found that direct mail response rates reach 5.1% for house lists and 2.9% for prospect lists, compared with a 2% rate achieved by digital...

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Are Your Print and Mail Services Up to Speed?


As a direct marketing manager or marketing director at a large business or corporate company, a major component of your success — and by extension, that of your company — is dependent on your direct mail marketing efficiency and quality.  Your marketing campaign — fairly or not — is a...
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What Does a Full Service Direct Mail Company Look Like?


An outstanding direct mail company can handle all of your printing and mailing needs efficiently in-house. Its staff members will work to fulfill your order as quickly as possible, and they'll make sure your mail piece is on-time and durable for the mail stream.

Let's take a closer look at...

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Are You Taking Advantage of Variable Data Printing?


Variable data printing (VDP) allows for marketers to create custom direct mail pieces at a similar speed to large run litho printing. That way, you can start your direct mail piece off on a personal note and gain engagement from your audience. 

Discover what exactly is VDP and how your...

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4 Straight Forward Tips to Direct Mail Advertising

Direct mail advertising is back and more popular than ever. This means your company should be planning new and fresh ideas on how to make your direct mail advertising truly stick out in the mailbox. Here are four tips will get your next campaign ready for your specific audience.

1. Determine...

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7 Tips to Keep in Mind When Using B2B Direct Mail

B2B direct mail can be an essential part of your marketing mix if created correctly. 

There are many  key components to keep in mind while designing and planning out your campaign.  This list will keep  you in top shape when you're ready send out your next project. 

Here are 7 factors to keep...

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Direct Mail Marketing Strategy: Use a Story


When you are creating a direct mail marketing strategy in your marketing mix, you have a chance to tell a story. The story might be a reflection of your brand or of a certain product or service you offer. Whatever your story is, direct mail can help you tell it in a personable and engaging way...

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5 Things to Ask When Looking for Print and Mail Services

Sending out a direct mail piece may seem like a simple matter of printing the piece, stuffing it in an envelope and then dropping it off at the post office. It is not always so easy, however, as there are innumerable details that must be attended to. This post points out some of the nitty gritty...

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