Remember in 1999 when the internet was “invented” and the advent of “you got mail” changed the world of print and direct mail forever? Advertising experts were convinced that the direct mail channel would quickly become extinct and email marketing would take its place. As you might have guessed from the title of this post, I’m here to remind you: that didn't happen.
This fall, those of us who value paper-based communications have more than one different industry show to choose from. Today, let's look at PRINT 19, APTech's last annual event under the PRINT name, and what it revealed about the state and future of print communications [...]
Marketers know that social media can be an exciting and effective way to reach audiences, but its place in the omnichannel experience is sometimes overlooked—or misunderstood. In The 2019 State of Social Report, published by Netbase, it was reported, “The ‘omnichannel’ approach has led some brands to believe they must be everywhere at all times, but that’s no longer the case” […]
A recent experience I had at a local coffee shop made me think about how we are all demanding customization in commercial interactions. The person behind me in line walked up to the counter and ordered a triple venti soy no foam latte. I immediately thought, “This is a dynamic content management solution in action” […]
“Hurry up and wait” has been the theme for those of us engaged with the U.S. Postal Service this summer. While we have moved forward on a few fronts, we continue to wait for resolution on others. Let’s dig into our 2019 postal updates […]