Planning your print and digital marketing campaigns around spring and summertime events can not only give your business the perfect reason to engage customers and increase sales, it can also help set it apart from competitors who aren’t launching timely advertising. If you are already running annual promotions for traditional U.S. holidays like Easter, Memorial Day and Father’s Day, try selecting one or two unique days to feature this season. From entertaining to eccentric, there are many noteworthy dates that can inspire celebratory promos, so your business can draw in-person crowds or online visits – or both! Note: you will find the download link near the end of this article.
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Direct mail certainly is not lacking in the rewards category. We all know that with each campaign, we’re using a marketing tactic that’s not only proven to yield the highest ROI of any advertising channel, but allows for highly-effective, cost-efficient targeting. At the conclusion of a campaign, I often fixate exclusively on the impressive response rates that a mailer produces – but over time, it’s easy to forget about the variety of secondary advantages produced by direct mail. So for those who need a little reminding, here are a few of the overlooked – but praiseworthy – benefits that we marketers enjoy from direct mail:
Choosing price over quality for your marketing campaigns can mean the difference between acquiring more business and losing out. Your print promotions and direct mail pieces are more often than not, the first introduction of your company to a prospective customer – so why settle for flimsy and unforgettable to represent your products and services?