Analysis and Scientific Testing Drive Successful Direct Mail Strategy

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Direct mail strategy can be a highly effective marketing tool when properly executed. To improve results for direct mail campaigns by incorporating analytics and scientific testing, marketers can follow these five key steps: Incorporating these best practices into your marketing efforts will help you reach your customers and prospects at the right time in the […]

We’re Making Better Happen with Effective Marketing to Hispanic Audiences

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Want to expand your business and extend your market to include a rapidly growing segment of the U.S. population? If your business is not tailoring marketing efforts to meet the needs of Hispanic consumers, you are already leaving $100 million on the table, and McKinsey & Company anticipates Hispanic buying power will grow six-fold to […]

We’re Making Better Happen by Accelerating the Speed from Data to Delivery

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At IWCO, we are energized by our refreshed brand that encompasses a new name, new logo, new website, and enhanced Marketing and Creative Services. But for me, as the Chief Production Officer, the element of our rebrand that excites me the most is our enhanced manufacturing platform built around digital presses that drive hyper-personalization and […]

Effective Marketing Is a Balance

Effective marketing is a two-pronged effort. There’s marketing for the purpose of brand building and positioning, and marketing for the purpose of getting, keeping, and growing customers. While both approaches have the goal of improving corporate revenue by increasing sales, these two types of marketing efforts are distinctively different from one another. Historically, Direct Response […]

We’re Making Better Happen with Enhanced Data and Analytics

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Successful new customer acquisition depends on delivering the right message to the right prospect through the right channel at the right time. Significantly higher year-over-year marketing expenses coupled with intense competition for new customers has substantially increased our clients’ cost-per-acquisition (CPA) while decreasing potential customer lifetime value. To mitigate the impact of these trends it […]

Get Your Business Booming by Marketing to Baby Boomers

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

New Direct Mail Statistics Highlight the Strong State of Direct Mail

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If you read my blogs, you know I enjoy coffee, and, of course, direct mail statistics. So when my colleague, Kurt Ruppel, shared with me The State of Direct Mail Consumer Insights report (released from Mintel Comperemedia in partnership with LOB), I poured myself a large cup of coffee and began to read. WOW! This report is packed with beneficial […]

Insights to Inform Your 2023 Marketing Plans and Strategies

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As we head into Labor Day Weekend, the telltale signs of fall are beginning to appear and brands are starting to think about next year’s marketing plans and strategies. One continuing issue for direct marketers is finding the right balance between data and personalization to power successful campaigns. I was recently asked to write an […]