In a little more than a month, the Postal Service’s Informed Delivery mailing promotion will give marketers the opportunity to earn a two percent postage discount while expanding the reach of their direct mail campaigns. Informed Delivery is a USPS product that seamlessly links your mailpiece to digital experiences. It works by sending subscribers an […]
The IWCO Direct Dynamic Content Management team presented at Content Centricity 2020 and shared insights for creating a positive customer experience.
Let’s address the elephant in the room right from the start: Most organizations struggle with dramatic changes to internal culture and significant impacts to their “way we have always done it” operational model. This is reality; however, there is a truism I’m particularly fond of: “If you’re not moving, then you’re standing still.” In today’s […]
The fintech industry is projected to surpass $1 trillion by the end of 2019—thanks in no small part to smart marketing by financial institutions. Here are the proven fintech marketing strategies that work best for this growing industry.
With Halloween in the rearview, it’s prime time to roll out your holiday marketing plans. Do your campaigns leverage multiple channels to increase response? You could be missing out […]
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.
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” […]
My generation has a lot of names, including “post-millennials,” “the homeland generation,” and my personal favorite, “the iGeneration.” Whatever you call us, Generation Z is coming of age—and so are our wallets. Gen Z is the generation born from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s […]
What does the Clint Eastwood classic have to do with direct marketing? When APTech proposed the movie title as a topic for APTech’s PRINT Innovation Exchange, my mind immediately went to the concept of targeting as the Good, Bad, and Ugly of today’s direct marketing. Whistle the theme song as I explain why.