Build Better Mailing Lists

Build Better Mailing Lists

You have a great offer. Gotta fill those seats, sell those subscriptions, move that merchandise, whatever. How do you build better mailing lists? As with Occam’s Razor, the best solution may be the simplest. Your Customer List The first way…

The Common Thread Is Data

The Common Thread Is Data

There’s a classic 1970 TV commercial for Barney’s Men’s Store, a New York fixture for many years, that may interest direct mail marketers. It goes like this: Several young boys are sitting on the front stoop of a New York…

Marketing To The Largest Generation

Marketing To The Largest Generation

Just for the record, it’s been official for a while now: Millennials, born between 1981 and 1997 (age 18-34 in 2015) are the the largest living generation. They number over 75 million as of that year. Plus, the ranks of…

What To Expect From A Good Mailing List Datacard

What To Expect From A Good Mailing List Datacard

For mailing list providers, datacards are their products on display. Like fresh produce or strings of pearls, they must project quality, desirability and value to potential buyers. They must reflect the credibility of the offering merchant. Whether a seasoned list…

Reach The Newest Businesses

Reach The Newest Businesses

The race to reach the newest of new businesses is a big deal for direct marketers. The challenge is to get there first, before the competition. It makes sense to contact these freshly hatched enterprises ASAP. Remember what it takes…

Telemarketing In The Mix

Telemarketing In The Mix

The continued role of telemarketing as a productive tool in the direct marketing mix is worth mention. Just as the experience of using the web has migrated from desktop to tablet and smartphone devices, the experience of speaking with another…

Reaching Executives At Home Sweet Home

Reaching Executives At Home Sweet Home

For direct marketing campaigns to succeed, the undivided attention of the recipient is more than a little helpful. This is particularly true when reaching out to executive level decision makers. Given that their office days are overfilled with scheduled –…