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Mailing List Targeting—Think Creatively to Find the Right Audience for Your Message

Posted March 22, 2019 by in Direct Marketing Trends, Strategy and Analysis

Have you received a letter, postcard, or catalog in the mail and said to yourself, “Why are they sending me this?” Perhaps you live in an apartment, and it’s a special offer for tree pruning services. Maybe you pick up your mail and as you’re shuffling through it, you see the name of the previous  […]

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The ANA Needs Your Help Fighting the CCPA and Other Data Privacy Legislation – IWCO Direct

Help ANA Develop a New Paradigm to Benefit Consumers and Businesses

Posted March 8, 2019 by in Direct Marketing Trends

“Data Privacy Legislation Isn’t Confined to California.” A few weeks ago, I wrote that sentence in a blog recapping the work being done by ANA and DMA to advocate for the future of direct marketing amid the potential overreach of new data privacy restrictions like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). I have rarely been accused of being understated, but that statement now seems like the opposite of hyperbole [...]

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2018 Stats Show that Direct Mail Response Rates Dominate Other Channels – IWCO Direct

The Latest Direct Mail Response Rate Data from DMA Will Leave You Speechless

Posted January 16, 2019 by in Direct Marketing Trends, Strategy and Analysis

Those who know me understand I’m rarely at a loss for words, but after reviewing the direct mail response rates cited in the recently released 2018 DMA Response Rate Report (DMA membership required, fees apply), I was left a little speechless. Even though we’ve historically seen direct mail lead the pack when it comes to  […]

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Marketing Trends for 2019 – IWCO Direct

Three Top Marketing Trends for 2019: What’s Happening in Financial, Insurance, and Telecom

Posted January 15, 2019 by in Direct Marketing Trends

When I’m not researching marketing trends in my professional life, I like to put my sleuthing skills to work in my personal life. For instance, I recently had a hair appointment for highlights (or what I refer to as ‘enhancements’). Prior to my appointment, I decided to look up hair trends for 2019 and found  […]

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