The costs of retaining a customer are significantly less than those of gaining that customer in the first place, so it makes sense to maintain a strong customer retention program. Long before the Internet and smartphones, traditional methods of customer retention were highly successful. Today, combining the virtual and traditional will create a customer retention strategy […]
With all the attention that’s paid to online marketing in today’s business environment, it’s easy to lose track of a reliable, tested and effective way to get customers’ attention: direct mail marketing. For many, direct marketing gets assigned to the category of “junk mail” that’s more likely to be thrown away unopened than read. If you’re […]
Even though much of today’s marketing efforts are focused online, the old tried-and-true method of direct mail marketing still works to produce leads and conversions. Here are five effective techniques for creating stronger content that will capture attention and convince readers to take the next step in the marketing process.
Today’s technology gives the modern marketer the option to take their most effective sales and marketing messages into different media. This type of cross media marketing lets you start a campaign in electronic or print media, for example, then after a suitable time for response has passed, move the campaign into the opposite media.
Marketing through email, social media and other electronic venues is highly effective in today’s business environment. However, the physical presence of a direct mail marketing piece in a potential customer’s mailbox still works to spark interest, generate leads and convince customers to buy on the spot.