Direct mail is still considered one of the most effective marketing channels even in the digital age. If you plan on doing a direct mail campaign, there is a lot to think about. How do you know if your prospects received your mail? How will you track your inbound leads? Which ways are the most effective when trying to ensure your campaign was a success?
Here are the top ways to track your mail to ensure its success.
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Direct mail works, you hear it time and time again. Why? Because it’s true. It’s a great investment because of its ROI (Return on Investment). But as good as it is, there are some creative ways to improve it. Here are a few things you can do to make your postcards stand out.
1. Use Personalization
It is difficult to ignore a postcard when it is personalized to the individual who is receiving it. Adding a person’s name to the postcard is a ...
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Have you ever thought, "Hey! We tried direct mail and it didn't work."
Did this experience leave you asking "Why do some direct mail programs not perform as well as expected?"
According to the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), direct mail can pull in response rates as high as 15% or as low as .03%. With such a large gap, it is easy to see why many companies lost their faith in this very popular marketing practice.
Over the years we've learned how well a ...
Direct mail is a great way to get your name and message out to clients and prospects. With less competition in mailboxes, this is a perfect way to reach out and expand your brand.
To get you started on your next direct mail campaign – we’ve put together a checklist that will help increase your brand’s awareness.
• Set SMART goals for your campaign (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-Bound)
• Create a budget and make sure you consider how much each response will ...
And I didn't get a response!
All too often we hear this as a reason for businesses eliminating direct mail in their marketing strategy. There are many things that affect the number of responses received. We’ve come up with a list of the top reasons why postcards may not receive the desired results:
• Mailing only once – If you only send a mailing once, your mail won’t bring the brand awareness you desire. Multiple mailings increases your brand’s credibility and recipients feel more ...
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Fulfillment comes in an array of shapes and sizes – some are obvious, some are not. Our client tests new golf balls by mailing samples to their VIP clients. The mailings were not being sent out on time, resulting in delayed customer feedback.
Click the 2 minute video below to see how CFS helped them increase feedback from their VIP customers.
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