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Get Your Business Booming by Marketing to Baby Boomers

Posted October 6, 2022 by in Strategy and Analysis

Normally, I preach about the benefits of marketing to the newest generations of buyers, Gen Z and millennials, and for good reason—these two generations represent $165 billion in spending, and earning their loyalty now could mean decades of repeat purchases in the future. But that’s not to say that the young bucks are the only generations you should be marketing to. Today, we take a couple steps back to look at the importance of marketing to baby boomers.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Reminds Marketers of the Influence of Hispanic Americans

Posted September 28, 2022 by in Strategy and Analysis

September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage month in the United States. Hispanic Americans have had a big influence on all aspects of American culture―everything from food to music to sports. This influence has become something marketers must embrace as the multicultural majority shift is happening faster than anticipated (based on a non-Hispanic white  […]

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A Data-Driven Marketing Strategy Isn’t Optimized Without Mail

Posted September 14, 2022 by in Strategy and Analysis

The ability to successfully use data to optimize omnichannel marketing campaigns is something we are proud of at IWCO Direct. Our commitment to achieving reliably better results offers our clients program improvements of up to 50%. That’s why I was excited when I had the opportunity to take a deep dive into the role of data to enhance response rates and Return on Investment (ROI) during the recent Association of National Advertisers (ANA) Data & Direct Marketing Virtual Half-Day Conference, Optimizing Your Data-Driven Direct Marketing Strategy, hosted by American Express.

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Summer is When Your Direct Marketing Strategy Should be Heating Up

Posted July 6, 2022 by in Direct Mail Marketing, Strategy and Analysis

As we take advantage of the joys of summer―sunshine, concerts, vacation time―astute marketers start heating up their direct marketing strategy planning for high-performing fall and holiday campaigns! You may be saying to yourself, “Are they crazy? I just put on my new bathing suit and am setting out to the beach to catch some rays.”  […]

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4 Tips for Financial Services Marketing to Diverse Hispanic American Consumers

Posted June 8, 2022 by in Strategy and Analysis

Financial service providers have a tremendous opportunity to gain market share by marketing to Hispanic American consumers. According to the Pew Research Center, “Multicultural groups accounted for 91.7% of the nation’s population growth over the past decade.” Hispanics were the fastest-growing segment of the American population, accounting for 57% of the growth, yet Hispanic American  […]

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Direct Mail Testing: Why Good is Never Good Enough — And How to Keep Getting Better

Posted April 13, 2022 by in Strategy and Analysis

Do you ever get the feeling we live in a “what have you done for me lately” world? Maybe it’s not a feeling for you; it’s your reality. If your work is measured in any meaningful way — and more is these days since data makes the world go ‘round — you could find yourself thinking that good is never good enough. That might be true, but there is an upside. Direct mail testing is a good example of how measurement is a positive.

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IWCO Direct Wins Gold Mailbox ECHO Award

Posted March 30, 2022 by in Announcements, Strategy and Analysis

For the second year in a row, the IWCO Direct Marketing Creative Services team has been honored at the International ECHO Awards sponsored by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA). We are proud that the extraordinary success for our healthcare client has been recognized with the 2022 USPS Gold Mailbox Award. It is further proof  […]

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