7 Reasons to Use Print Marketing in Your Mix

Amid the rise of digital advertising channels like Twitter, Facebook, and email, print marketing remains a time-tested strategy for boosting customer engagement and sales. In fact, 72% of corporations use direct mail advertising to build brand awareness effectively. As demand for print continues its upward climb, experts predict remarkable growth in the commercial printing market through 2025, giving this valuable marketing strategy even more momentum.

If you’re considering adding print marketing to your mix, this article will break down our seven favorite reasons to proceed with confidence:

  1. Trustworthiness
  2. Environmentally friendly
  3. Creative
  4. Cost-effective
  5. Time-efficient
  6. Convenient
  7. Personalized

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10 Direct Mail Marketing Ideas to Earn Repeat Customers

Retaining customers is an extremely valuable part of your organization’s success. According to the book, Leading on the Edge of Chaos, just a 2% increase in customer retention affects your profit the same as cutting costs by 10%!

So, what’s the secret to earning repeat customers? Building loyalty. And print marketing is an excellent strategy for getting ahead.

In this article, we’ll explain how print marketing builds customer loyalty, discuss the role of direct mail marketing, and provide ten direct mail ideas to start earning repeat business for your organization – stat.

How print marketing builds customer loyalty

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10 Direct Mail Marketing Myths Debunked

If you’ve dismissed direct mail marketing in favor of other tactics, you could be missing the many advantages of using this time-tested strategy, especially in today’s business environment. While direct mail marketing has always generated strong results, we explained in a recent article how it’s driven more digital activity and engagement since the pandemic began – and it shows no signs of stopping.

However, if you’re still on the fence, we’ve debunked ten common myths about direct mail advertising to prove that this trusty tactic deserves a spot in your organization’s marketing plan.

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4 Ways to Sharpen Your Direct Mail Marketing Strategy

While successful direct marketing campaigns hinge on tried-and-true practices, every strategy needs a little sharpening from time to time. Without it, your efforts can become monotonous, slowing results and flatlining return on investment (ROI). If you want to level up your marketing game, consider these helpful hints to keep your campaigns fresh:

  1. Fine-tune your target audience
  2. Hone your goals
  3. Polish your direct mail approach
  4. Track and evaluate the results

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8 Direct Mail Marketing Tips for Success

We know that direct mail marketing is effective, cost-efficient, and trackable when paired with omnichannel technologies like IQ Mail, but not every mailer is designed for success. However, a helpful rule can shed some light on designing and writing your mailer to enhance the results, and it’s based on an easy-to-remember formula: the 3:33 rule.

What is the 3:33 rule for direct mail?

This time-tested formula suggests that you have:

· 3 seconds to grab the recipient’s attention

· 30 seconds to engage and entice them to read more

· 3 minutes for your prospect to determine whether to respond

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10 Ways to Use Direct Mail Marketing and Corporate Gifting and to Boost Customer Engagement

Direct mail marketing and corporate gifting strengthen the health of key accounts, helping to reduce the churn, increase customer satisfaction, and ultimately improve your bottom line. These strategies allow you to connect with your customers personally and express appreciation, which elevates customer engagement and profitability by:

· Strengthening customer relationships

· Increasing customer advocacy

· Increasing customer retention

· Driving more upsell opportunities

· Staying top of mind with customers

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6 Common Direct Mail Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

Direct mail marketing is a powerful tool for generating leads, boosting sales, and securing funds and support for your organization. However, the results can fall flat if the execution strategy isn’t spot-on. In this post, we’ve rounded up six of the most common direct mail advertising mistakes and how to avoid them.

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20 Practical Ways to Boost Sales with Direct Mail Postcards and Letters

Direct mail postcards and letters can be excellent tools for generating leads and sales for one simple reason: they work. According to the USPS, direct mail recipients purchased 28% more merchandise and spent 28% more money than non-recipients, proving that it pays to incorporate direct mail advertising into your marketing campaigns. However, not all direct mailers are created equal. 

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8 Print Ideas for Making the Big Ask

Master the Art of the Big Ask in Your Next Solicitation Campaign – Blog Series Part 4

Whether you’re assembling a robust capital campaign solicitation kit, or you need a tidier donor package, the right components can help you secure the funds and support your organization’s needs. The following are a few of the top print materials to consider when making your big ask:

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The Benefits of Sending EDDM Postcards

Run by the U.S. Postal Service, Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) is a program that can market your company to every address in a neighborhood without the use of a mailing list.

And because this service is offered at a reduced postal rate, businesses can use their mailing campaigns to reach their target audience in a given area without exhausting their budget.

In this blog post, we’ll look at the benefits of using EDDM postcards.

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