Mail

Timeline: History of Marketing Mail

As the USPS adopts the term marketing mail, we thought a "brief" review of the evolution of this class of mail was due.  Here you go! Trouble Viewing? Click here!  Written by Michelle Toivonen,…

Marketing

Can Omnichannel Marketing Save Brick and Mortar Retail?

Omnichannel Marketing and Retail Shopping Habits Boosting Retail Sales How many times have you thought about visiting a store ten minutes away, only to resort to just ordering what you wanted online?…

Marketing

3 Reasons to Boost Direct Mail Marketing Before Q2

Everyone has a particular brand that they see too much of these days. For me, it’s Bath & Body Works – I get at least four emails a week from them, at least one text alert a month, coupons in the mail about once every two months, and their ads may even pop up on my Facebook page.…

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

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…