With a blink of an eye, summer has drifted away and we’re now on the brink of the heaviest buying season of the year. And while you may have your online and offline marketing campaigns locked and loaded, we’ve highlighted simple, yet often overlooked promotions that can boost your year-end and New Year sales.
In the kingdom of direct mail, the offer reigns king. Your marketing strategy – whether print, digital, or both – may not always include special offers, but when it does, look to these creative marketing campaigns for inspiration. For this edition, we’ll cover what works best for motivating your audience to take action by reviewing direct mail campaigns that have presented some too-good-to-ignore promotions.
U.S. Postal Service has been temporarily suspended in the Houston area and beyond due to Hurricane Harvey. Possible delays to shipped orders in impacted regions may also occur. Below are the latest updates, and Modern Postcard will continue to monitor USPS® and UPS® news related to the storm.
Our popular color series continues to show how thoughtful color choice can help your business break through the subconscious and avoid the conscious “no” of the consumer. Different hues for backgrounds, fonts, images and other design elements impact response rates for every direct mail campaign you launch, plus any coordinated digital advertising. Let’s take a dive into the deeper meanings of the color blue and its many marketing-related benefits.
The complaint is a common one among business-to-business companies that depend on direct response marketing: “I’m sick of spending a fortune to send out thousands of full-color catalogs and direct mail pieces only to get a measly 1% response rate. How can I cut costs and find a more practical way to get my target market to respond to my mailings?”