Mail, Beginner's Guide

Beginner’s Guide to Marketing Mail

What is Marketing Mail?  Marketing Mail is a class of USPS mail that is used for promotional advertising such as advertisements, flyers, newsletters, merchandise, or small parcels.…

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Beginner’s Guide to Mail Tracking and Reporting

Tracking and reporting your marketing successes (and failures) is critical to proving the engagement, overall response rates, and ROI of your campaign. Many marketers want to know more, but struggle…

Beginner's Guide, Marketing

Beginner's Guide to Outbound Marketing

What’s the most important thing in marketing? Capturing leads that end with conversions. Everything you’re about to read points to the ultimate goal -- conversions. Depending on your business that may mean sales or members or donations. Whatever conversion you need to grow your business is the ultimate goal of your marketing efforts.…

Mail, Beginner's Guide

Beginner’s Guide to Print and Mail

With all the recent news about printed catalogs and mail making or breaking retail sales (Nordstroms, JJill), and the proven uptick in print response rates (averaging 5%), many marketers are considering adding -- or expanding -- their traditional channel offering with print.…

Data, Beginner's Guide

Beginner’s Guide to Data

If you’re new to data (or you’ve got a lot of data that needs a lot of help), here are two basic checklists to help you get your data in shape for better marketing results and a lot less wasted…

Mail, Beginner's Guide

Beginner's Guide to Commingling

Commingling your mail may seem intimidating to any marketer who has never done it before. You’ve probably heard that commingling can save you money or help your direct marketing mail get out more…

Mail, Beginner's Guide

Know Your Envelopes

Although you get them in the mail every day and you’ve probably sealed a fair share of them yourself, chances are you haven’t given much thought to envelopes. A good envelope, however, can make or…