What is USPS Informed Delivery®? It allows customers who sign up to receive emails with greyscale images of the address side of letter-sized mail pieces that have processed through automated equipment. Why is this helpful for companies that send direct mail? You are now able to send the post office your artwork along with your mail.dat file to be included in the email that is sent to customers with a link to a web page of your choice for the campaign. Basically customers get a digital preview of their mailbox. This means that prior to getting your mail piece people can click on your link and start buying.
Are you ready to stand out in the inbox by adding video to your email marketing? Did you know that Wistia, a video software company, found that using video in email led to 300% increase in email click-through rates compared to emails without video? Also, just using the word “video” in your subject lines has been found to increase open rates by 19%, and reduce unsubscribes by 25%! With stats like these, how can you not start using video in email marketing?
First of all, what is Lean? It is a systematic way to reduce waste without sacrificing return on your investment. So how can we apply the lean concept to direct mail campaigns? First you will want to look at both customers and employees. Lean is a great fit, because you can save money with a lean direct mail approach. Reduce internal costs and increase customer response. The more you save, the more you make. Are you ready to apply the five lean principles to your next direct mail campaign?
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Building a successful direct mail strategy is key. Why, is the best question for so many reasons in marketing. Why gets right down to the main point. If you have children, at some point you have been confronted with the inevitable why questions children have such as, why is the sky blue? That curiosity is natural for all of us, but many times when we are busy we do not take the time to ask many of the why’s we should be asking. Are you asking enough why questions about your direct mail program? Why, you ask? Well without a clearly defined why there are many things that can go wrong with your mail piece. Let’s look at how why can help you create a great mail piece with fabulous results.