It’s time to start planning for your fulfillment this holiday season. There are many things to consider when a large number of orders are expected for the holidays. As always it will be a chaotic time, but with the right planning you can keep your customers happy this holiday season. After all, you want them to continue to buy from you even when the holidays are over.
The best way to increase your direct mail response rates is to send your offer to the right people. Therefore direct mail list targeting is extremely important. There are some new technologies out there that can help you better define your targeting by adding attitudinal data. What is attitudinal data? It is the attitudes, preferences, motivations and beliefs that are behind the consumer decisions driving response. When you are able to add this to your list you can really drive response.
We’re all rethinking our lives and priorities after the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s especially true when it comes to working. Americans are hesitant to return to their old jobs and are searching for career opportunities where they can control their own destiny.
In this climate, as McKinsey & Company points out, it’s no surprise that entrepreneurship is red hot. Americans started nearly twice as many businesses during the third quarter of 2020 than the same period in 2019. Many of these are small and micro-businesses started by entrepreneurs on shoestring budgets. Eye/Comm takes a look at the current climate for entrepreneurs.
Social media marketing is about more than brand awareness and engagement, but also about sales. Are your current social media marketing tactics getting you the sales you need? Before we get started on the tips, you need to makes sure that you know where your prospects and customers are and focus on a few of those channels to drive sales. If you are trying to use Facebook, but the majority of your customers are on Instagram you will not see the results you need. Ok let’s look at some tips to help you generate more sales with social media marketing.
We are in challenging marketing times, every dollar spent matters and in direct mail there are a lot of dollars spent. They are worth it when you are getting good results, but many times that is not the case. The problem is not with the direct mail channel but rather with your mail campaign. There are many factors to help improve your direct mail. So, what really matters in 2021 to make your direct mail campaigns a success? Let’s take a look.
If your version of the American dream involves starting your own hometown business, great! You’ll be among good company, as small businesses are the financial backbone of every community in the United States. Keep reading as Eye/Comm shares a few tips on how to get up and running, engage with your community, and turn a profit.
You may be thinking that it is too soon to consider holiday emails, but you would be wrong. The earlier you get planning the better your email marketing holiday campaigns will be. Since your subject lines either make or break your email campaign, you need to really craft good ones. If you don’t grab attention and make people want to open your email with your subject line, then you might as well have been spam. So how can you craft the best subject lines?
In order to increase your direct mail results, you need to coordinate all your marketing efforts. Marketing channel coordination is crucial for your success. Mixed messages, poor clarity and too many points of view confuse your prospects and customers so they don’t make a purchase. Coordinating your messaging across channels is the best strategy to give you better results.
One major part of a fulfillment kit is presentation. When customers get your package, it needs to have been packed safely, but should also look good. Are your kits appealing? There are several things you can do with your packaging and assembly to make your customers happy. Happy customers buy more from you and recommend you to others. Obviously, it is important to send the right items in the box, but beyond that you can make an even better impression.
Do you feel like your current marketing strategy is lackluster? Maybe you’re looking to improve upon your direct mail marketing efforts, or maybe you want guidance from an expert in marketing fulfillment.