Mail

Direct Mail in One Minute

If you have 60 seconds or so, here's a broad strokes introduction to managing a direct mail campaign. Scrub it. Build a list from your subscriber base, or rent a list from a broker.  List hygiene is…

Marketing

How to Do B2B Content Marketing

You can't walk past a group of marketers without hearing the phrase "content marketing" seven times.  That's a slight exaggeration, but content marketing continues to be a buzzword we'll hear this…

Marketing, Mail

Graphic Design Game Changers

At Midwest our creative team is constantly pursuing better graphic design.  Much of what we do centers around raw functionality, such as designing a mail piece that passes breezily through mail…

Marketing, Mail, Data

Direct Marketing Glossary of Terms

We get a lot of requests for our direct marketing glossary of terms from partners and customers.  Here's a link to Midwest Direct's glossary of direct marketing terms, and we've included some other…

Marketing

Connect with Customers in Micro-Moments

Everyone talks about a call to action.  But a call to what action, exactly?  It’s not always buy, buy, buy! Consumers want different things at different times during the purchasing cycle. And…

Better Mail Delivery & Postage Savings with Data Hygiene

Undeliverable-as-addressed. It’s a thorn in the side of mailers and direct marketers everywhere. And undeliverable-as-addressed (UAA) mail can appear to be tough to avoid, with 40 million-plus…