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Why We Love Data-Driven Marketing – IWCO Direct

Data-Driven Marketing is a Many-Splendored Thing

Posted February 13, 2019 by in Strategy and Analysis

All meaningful, deep, long-lasting relationships are dependent on communication. The more two people communicate, the more they get to know one another, and the more intimate they become. With intimacy comes trust, loyalty, and sometimes, even love. This is as true for a brand and its most loyal customers as it is for two individuals.  […]

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DMCNY 2019 Marketing Outlook – IWCO Direct

Here’s Your 2019 Marketing Forecast, Courtesy of Bruce Biegel and DMCNY

Posted January 25, 2019 by in Strategy and Analysis

The Direct Marketing Club of New York (DMCNY) promised to kick off the new year and their Annual Outlook Luncheon with the “razor-sharp predictions” of Bruce Biegel, Senior Managing Director of Winterberry Group and advisor for Petsky Prunier. This was a milestone for Biegel, as he celebrated his tenth anniversary of providing the industry outlook and insights we enjoy every January [...]

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What Are the 5Is and 7Ps of the Marketing Mix? – IWCO Direct

The Hidden Drivers of Today’s Marketing Mix: The 5Is and 7Ps

Posted January 23, 2019 by in Strategy and Analysis

The concept of the Marketing Mix has been around since the 1950s when Neil Borden introduced it as the ingredients for an integrated set of marketing “tactics” to create a higher value relationship with customers (what we now refer to as “CX” or “customer experience.”) In the early ‘60s, a marketing professor named E. Jerome McCarthy created a mnemonic for his students [...]

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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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Direct Mail Can Work for Any Business—Including Yours

Posted January 4, 2019 by in Strategy and Analysis

For decades, direct mail has driven profitable customer acquisition efforts for financial, insurance, cable, and a variety of other verticals across both consumer and business-to-business industries. With the rise of digital marketing, we’ve seen marketing dollars shift in part to digital, but much of that spend later returns to direct mail after marketers found they  […]

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