Category Archives: Direct Mail

10 Effective Direct Mail Marketing Approaches

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The direct mail game has long changed and it’s now time for advertisers and marketers to be more creative, innovative and sincere in their mailing strategies and campaigns. Here are 10 solid tips that can make your direct mail campaign beneficial to both sides – you and the consumers!

#1: Know What is Useful for You and the Recipients

Look at your mail; recognise the elements that you like and dislike and then realign and reorganise them...
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6 Useful Types of Direct Mail and Their Benefits

Businesses who tailor their direct mail campaigns specifically for each purpose, addressing it to a relevant target audience, will save money on mailing costs and guarantee favourable returns.

You too can be successful in your direct mail strategies. Take a look at our list of useful direct mail pieces and their benefits:

Postcards

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Postcards are one of the clearest and most effective messaging tools you...

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Top Reasons Why Consumers Choose Direct Mail over Email

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With the non-stop barrage of irrelevant and unwanted emails, many people are now abandoning their online accounts for good. In fact, a recent research by the Direct Marketing Association revealed that 19 million active email accounts in the UK are reportedly no longer in use.

A lot of consumers have made the switch BACK to direct mail and here are just a few of the reasons why:

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4 Direct Mail Edges that lead to Increased ROI

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Today, more pieces of direct mail are being opened compared to 2013. This is based on recent research conducted by Wilmington Millennium, which revealed that a staggering 500 million pieces of direct mail (DM) are now being opened and read – adding an additional £1.6 billion to the channel’s ROI.

Interesting Advantage

Printed direct mail possesses a noteworthy advantage over digital mail marketing as it is carefully developed, specifically...

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4 Advantages of Direct Mail Over Email

Although technology has changed the direct marketing landscape, direct mail continues to make even stronger marketing connections - with enhancements made possible by web technology, etc. direct mail img 1

Image source: The Global Mobility Review

Inbox-Sensitive

Whether we are talking about the physical or electronic inbox, just how capable are you of reading all the mail you receive? Personal inboxes are chock-a-block with personal communication, updates, offers, news and others but do you really...
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Direct Mail Strategies: Know your Recipients!

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Businesses are very aware that direct mailing is still alive and kicking but what keeps it active? The answer lies with the very people that receive and respond to direct mail!

Let us explore your recipients and their potential viewpoint – from what they feel, to how they end up on mailing lists and all the in-betweens:

Potential Buyers

The direct mail list displays people’s profiles such as...

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The Significance of Direct Mailing for the Younger Generation

groupfie pic Today’s new generation of workers or ‘The Millennials’ is known for being completely tech savvy; as they make use of technology for their social and professional needs (i.e. email notifications, texts, daily alerts, instant messaging apps, etc.). Although we are living in a fast-paced world, technology cannot be the only source for reliable news and information. Much like the older forms of media, printed materials are still used today because they are the living proof...
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Postage Price increase 3rd January 2017

Royal Mail have released their access (wholesale service for Postal providers such as Citipost, Whistl, UK Mail) price increases for January 2017 and in line with their communication,  new rate cards will be issued to come into effect for anything handed over to Royal Mail from the 3rd January 2017 onwards. This means that any sorted mail collected on the 28th December 2016 onwards or any unsorted mail collected on the 27th December onwards will be subject to the new 2017 rates. If you are planning to...
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Creative Direct Mail Examples That Could Inspire You

Creativity is the key to effective direct mail with clout. Here are some unique direct mail examples that will surely get a great response:

1. Cardboard Record Player

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This is perfect for the music industry; implemented in the Griffiths, Gibson and Ramsay Productions direct mail campaign, the package contained a do-it-yourself record player that quite likely grabbed the interest of the recipients, making the campaign more effective.

2. Tomato Splat

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