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All of us have dealt with some very challenging times over the last 18 months or so. Change has not just been a major topic, but a necessity for many in our personal and professional lives. What these trying times have also shown, however, is one thing that doesn’t change is the need for gratitude. […]
Leveraging data analytics to predict and fulfill campaign success is at the heart of performance marketing. The data that drives these campaigns is a powerful tool and it is more important than ever to protect it. At IWCO Direct, we use multiple security controls and frameworks to guide our data security practices.
We all can agree that the pandemic has driven more than the average amount of life changes. Over the past 18 months, we’ve had to adapt how we work and play a number of times. Frankly, it’s exhausting, and there’s a reason. Lacking “Surge Capacity” Results in Change Fatigue According to author Ann Masten, a […]
Over the past four or five years we have been on a journey to build and improve IWCO Direct 1to1℠, our dynamic content management system powered by Messagepoint. The ability to provide our clients with the tools they need to deliver highly personalized offers across channels at “the Speed of E” is incredibly important and has been a pursuit our team has worked on tirelessly. As a result of our efforts, IWCO Direct was recently included in the prestigious Aspire Leaderboard for CCM-CXM Service Providers (free registration required).
Companies invest tremendous resources into developing the colors that represent their brand. With brand identity such an important matter, it’s no surprise they demand color accuracy and consistency across all their materials. However, this can create quite a challenge when various pieces are produced on different equipment, which are all calibrated differently, not to mention […]
Are we close to living in a post COVID world? It doesn’t feel like we are there quite yet. When shutdowns in the U.S. began in early 2020, it felt like some temporary, rarely thought-about contingency plan that needed to be enacted for a short while before the world went back to normal. Who could have imagined […]
Marketers’ needs are evolving. Our clients tell us they require even more focus on data and analytics to drive enhanced personalization and relevance in their messaging; they’re looking for automated tools to streamline the management of marketing content and creative across channels; and their most pressing need is to accelerate speed-to-market. Utilizing the latest in […]
Today, Hispanics make up 20% of the U.S. population. At 62.3 million, they are the fastest growing population segment that fuels demographic changes, cultural transformation, and economic growth. Yet, many marketers struggle to engage with this large audience and often fail to provide them with culturally relevant direct mail. There are three myths we hear […]
Like most new jobs, I was excited, but wasn’t entirely sure what to expect when I joined IWCO Direct about a month ago. I began my career at an agency with direct marketing in its blood, Ogilvy & Mather. And I knew IWCO Direct would give me the opportunity to rekindle that DM experience by […]
In today’s multichannel, multi-touch marketing environment, having the right “tech stack” is essential for reaching the right individuals with the right offer at the right time. However, it can get overwhelming thinking about all these systems and how all that data needs to be harnessed, protected, and utilized. As a marketer, you shouldn’t need a […]