For the past several years, direct mail has wrongly been targeted as being old school or past its prime. However, reality is far from that. Direct mail response is actually on the rise and has the best response rate out of all the channels. Your customers and prospects enjoy getting direct mail that is applicable to them. Yes, even millennials like to get mail.
Mobile marketing has a variety of options and serves a number of purposes. People want what they want, when they want it, and now they can actually get it! Mobile marketing is a great way to give your customers and prospects what they want. In fact, the capabilities of mobile are uniquely positioned to deliver on personalized, real-time expectations. Are you meeting the wants and needs of your customers and prospects in the mobile space?
The key to the most effective direct mail is perspective. Since perspective is a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view, this is very applicable to direct mail. Why is this so important in direct mail marketing? Knowing your audience and how they will perceive your message can make or break your ROI. Many marketers spend all their time focused on the list and the creative, leaving the messaging as an afterthought. This does not work. All three components work together to get you top results with direct mail. So, how can you create better messaging?
Before we really get started let’s define what personalization in email marketing is. It is more than just putting the name on the dear line. In 2019, just a name is no longer the best way to personalize your email. Don’t get me wrong, you still need to have the name, but you can get so much more creative than that now. So don’t just stop there, get more personal with offers, images, landing pages and more.