You might know a little bit about your customers, but do you know enough to really maximize the way you’re communicating with them? Probably not, according to a recent study. Although a whopping 80 percent of B2B marketers know which of their customers are most valuable, according to the State of B2B Marketing 2016, there are many areas where marketers are less clued in, including demographics.
If you don't know where you're going, how do you know when you get there? This same question can be asked about your marketing. How do you know if your marketing is effective if you don't know what you want to accomplish?
As we and other businesses begin rolling our plans for the new year, it's important to reflect on what we've done well and where we can improve. The following 5 blog posts fall in the "what we've done well" category as they've been the most popular with our readers. With topics relating to direct mail, business cards, and integrating with technology - we bet you'll learn something new to help you stand out among your competition!
Every year, marketers anticipate what the new trend will be in hopes of catching the next wave of innovation aimed at capturing the attention of their audience. Though many may assume these changes are exclusive to online marketing, direct mail also provides opportunities to be cutting-edge (paper related pun intended) and get key messages into the hands of your audience. By taking advantage of the effectiveness of direct mail, you can easily drive results for new sales, increase website visits, or help build your social media network.
The holiday season not only gets customers in the spirit of spending, but also opens the opportunity for you to promote seasonally themed communications. We've put together 10 ideas you can use to engage with your customers and prospects to not only get them to learn more about your business, but also direct some of their spending your way.
Unsure what it takes to reach your brand's perfect prospects through direct mail marketing? It may be easier than you think. Once you've established your goal and strategic messaging, you will have paved the way to easily design and mail your great direct mail campaign. To help you be sure you're on the right track, we've highlighted 10 essential steps with tips and tools like QuantumPostcard's new Design Canvas.
If you’re like most people, you probably conceptualize millennials as the “digital generation.” Born between 1979 and 2000, this demographic is young, numerous, and of great interest to marketers and advertisers. By 2020, this generation will have a cumulative $1.4 trillion in spending power. Millennials have grown up. No longer children or young teenagers, millennials have entered the working world. There are a lot of them, and together, they have a lot of money to spend.
More businesses will witness the value of postcard marketing as part of their conversion funnels in 2016. In a world where technology is ever-present in our lives and we are bombarded with countless emails and advertisements every single day, it often takes something tangible to stand out from the crowd.
Postcard marketing, or direct mail, remains one of the most consistently effective means of marketing to customers. One of the greatest features of this form of marketing is the fact that, done right, it resonates across a wide variety of demographics.
The advertising world is hotly debating Ad Blockers and what it means to businesses and consumers alike. In this blog post we will explore 'What is Ad Blocking?, 'Who do Ad Blockers affect?', and 'How businesses and advertisers can work around an Ad Blocker.'
This guide is designed to give our readers a comprehensive overview of direct mail as an advertising medium and how it can be used by businesses to maximize their company's profit potential. In it we outline what direct mail marketing is, how to successfully deploy mail as part of an integrated marketing campaign, and what the future holds for direct mail and marketing as a whole.
Marketing and advertising is one of the oldest institutions in the world and, without it, the world would be entirely different place. Direct mail is one of the most integral pieces in the wider marketing puzzle and is seeing a renaissance of relevance and effectiveness in an otherwise increasingly digital world.
If you're unsure, proof of the importance of direct mail marketing to the advertising world is in the millions of dollars spent each year on direct mail campaigns and moving forward, advertising budgets are only expected to increase as brands see positive results of modern direct mail technology in their marketing mix.
For any marketer looking to maximize his efforts in 2016, this guide will hopefully serve as the a resource for seeing his campaigns exceed expectations and realize the full potential of what is one of the most valuable and relevant forms of marketing currently in existence.