Your social channels are one of the first touch points for your customers. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other sites are all great tools to reach new customers, unite your communities, and engage your audience.
But there is no secret to social success; to perfect your social strategy, you have to do a lot of testing and measuring to find out what works and what doesn’t. Even the best Facebook advertising agencies go through the same process.
Over the last 28 years, I have seen a lot of good direct mail and a lot of mistakes. Sometimes they have been sad, like when a nonprofit had the wrong return address on their courtesy reply envelopes. They did not get any of the donation checks delivered to them. Other times, they been really funny. Like the time when a wrong phone number was put on the mail piece so when recipients called it they reached a sex hotline. That was pretty funny. The worst mistakes are the ones that cost you the most money, so learning what not to do can really help.
Have you started on your holiday email marketing strategy yet? Don’t wait any longer! For many marketers, the holiday period is busy and drives most of the profit in the year. So if you don’t get your marketing right for the holidays, then you could be in real trouble. Check out these top 3 tips for your holiday emails.
On October 9, 2019 the USPS filed direct mail postage rate increases with the Postal Regulatory Commission. They are requesting a postage increase to go into effect on January 26, 2020. So what does that mean for you?
Are you taking full advantage of social media marketing? Could you have better results? Your customers and prospects are there. In fact, Facebook has 2.41 billion monthly active users as of the second quarter of 2019, Twitter has 126 million daily users, Instagram has 500 million daily active users and Snapchat has 13 million daily active users. So why isn’t your business spending more time on social media? Maybe it’s because you don’t know how to use it to your advantage.