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Understanding the Digital Mail Room: How to Increase Your Direct Marketing Results

Up and Running

In fact, many small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are using targeted direct mailings alongside their digital efforts to connect with customers.

6 Traditional Advertising Strategies That Still Work

YFS Magazine

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Does Brand Loyalty Still Matter?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Research from Direct Marketing Association Show Why and How Brand Loyalty Still Matters

Maximizing The Effect Of Your Advertising With A Leaflet Distribution Campaign

YoungUpstarts

Moore, Marketing Specialist at CWTadvertising.com . Professionalisms direct mail direct marketing marketing

Protect Your Parents from Avis Budget: Direct Marketing Scumbags

Both Sides of the Table

This has been a year where people got mad in mass at financial institutions. Frankly, it disgusts me. I hope you’re OK with that. Background.

[Infographic] The Numbers Around Direct Mail Marketing

YoungUpstarts

billion is still spent, ever year, on direct marketing? 65%: Of people who have received direct mail who make purchases/engage.

5 Obvious Ways to Grow Your Startup Without Social Networks

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Using Direct Marketing Efforts. With direct marketing , you essentially do the same thing; you just avoid using social media to do so.

[Infographic] Five Of The Top Email Mistakes That Will Send You To The Spam Folder

YoungUpstarts

One of the challenges? In addition, having emails sent from unauthenticated sender IDs also result in ISPs relegating your email into the spam folder.

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Tonight I’m in a Social Media Face-Off at the DMA

Jeff Hilimire

Tags: Agency Life Social Marketing/Media 2010 annual direct marketing association dma

Key Ingredient for a Successful Customer Loyalty Program

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Expecting customers to pay to buy into the program also causes dissatisfaction, Direct Marketing News reports. Instant gratification. "In

Investors Love To Fund Solutions That Are Scalable

Startup Professionals Musings

Ready to scale is when you have a proven product and a proven business model, about to expand to new geographies and markets. Marty Zwilling.

Podcast 119: Unveiling the Brain with Roger Dooley

Mike Michalowicz

Roger Dooley is a speaker and author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing , the popular blog Neuromarketing , and Brainy Marketing at Forbes. He is the founder of Dooley Direct, a marketing consultancy, and co-founded College Confidential , the leading college-bound website.

Surprising Data on Where to Find Your Most Valuable Customers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Search engine marketing, social media, cost-per-click ads. The former is the granddaddy, though, because it drives profitability. percent more.

How To Make Digital Marketing Excel For Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Digital marketing is the cost-effective place to start, utilizing the internet, mobile phones, display advertising, and other digital mediums.

10 Actions To Make Sure Your New Business Will Scale

Startup Professionals Musings

Ready to scale is when you have a proven product and a proven business model, about to expand to new geographies and markets. Marty Zwilling.

10 Ways To Use Analytics To Supercharge Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Here are ten examples to get your creative juices flowing: Targeted direct marketing. Predictive advertisement targeting. Marty Zwilling.

Entrepreneurs Need To Keep Their Business Focused

Startup Professionals Musings

Prioritize marketing channels. Offline, it’s not credible to talk about direct marketing, distributors, and integrators all in the same breath.

How to Use eCommerce Email Marketing to Increase Conversions

ConversionXL

Generating revenue via email marketing requires strategy. How Important Is Email Marketing in eCommerce? Eastern on Tuesday. Briefs?

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple

Steve Blank

These misses weren’t in some tangential markets – missing search, mobile and the cloud were directly where Microsoft users were heading.

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Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple

Steve Blank

These misses weren’t in some tangential markets – missing search, mobile and the cloud were directly where Microsoft users were heading.

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Tough Competitors Are Your Best Strategic Partners

Startup Professionals Musings

Expand the market for both. Typically, there are market opportunities that neither of your core competencies can win alone.

Six “Killer” Tips to Bring Your Outbound Marketing Back to Life

Duct Tape Marketing

It is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest is from Gal Borenstein – Enjoy! . Is outbound marketing finally dead?

Entrepreneurs Need To Keep Their Business Focused

Gust

For a startup, it’s impossible to run an effective Facebook, Twitter, content marketing, and Google AdWords online campaign all at the same time.

Savvy Entrepreneurs Use Data Mining To Look Forward

Startup Professionals Musings

Here are ten examples to get your creative juices flowing: Targeted direct marketing. Predictive advertisement targeting. Marty Zwilling.

Simple Tips To Get People Talking About Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

You can advertise for members of staff online, find out about competitors and launch an online marketing campaign. Be original.

How To Begin Using Social Media In Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

They don’t know if they should move to social networks for lead generation, branding, customer loyalty, or for direct marketing and e-commerce.

How To Sell Anything Step By Step

YoungUpstarts

Four key elements go into making a sales offer irresistible, says direct marketing consultant Beth Smith. Ask Questions. Make an Offer.

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Oldie but Goodie Marketing Secret: Emotion Sells

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Disney uses nostalgia as a marketing tactic--because it works. A classic example is old-time direct marketing. campaign.

What Really Makes People Click

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Researchers tested different headlines on social media to figure out the best way to get people''s attention. Here''s what they found.

Depressing Thoughts About Groupon’s Model

Seeing Both Sides

But haven’t we seen this movie before in the world of direct marketing? History has shown nearly every major new direct marketing paradigm sees impressive initial response rates, but depressing response rates over time. Will daily deals follow a fundamentally different model than every other new direct marketing medium?

Algorithmic Business – What it is and how to become one

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Direct marketing is made more effective because data regarding customer preferences and their ability to buy are available and accessible.

The Secrets of Exceptional Marketers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are the five best strategic marketing ideas of the past decade. Measure marketing by sales lead conversion.

The Value of a Break

OnlyOnce

The Value of a Break. I’ve written before about our sabbatical policy as well as my experience with my first sabbatical five years ago.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere show No. 5: Daniella Yacobovsky and Jane Moritz

Steve Blank

— Jane Moritz owns Challah Connection now, but previously founded her own direct marketing agency, DMTG, which she ran with her husband.

25 Successful Copywriting Experts You Should Know

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Karon Thackston Karon is the president of Marketing Words, Inc., a copywriting and digital marketing agency based in South Carolina.

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Land a Customer Meeting: 4 Rules

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The point of cold calling, direct marketing and email marketing is to set up an initial meeting with a prospective customer.

What Facebook Users Like: 6 Secrets

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Reader shout-outs — Directly addressing readers can quadruple feedback. In the digital age, mass marketing no longer gets the job done.

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10 Tips For Building The Most Scalable Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Ready to scale is when you have a proven product and a proven business model, about to expand to new geographies and markets. Marty Zwilling.

How to Keep Discounts from Killing Your Business [PART 3]

Up and Running

It may not sound exciting, but it is important, especially if you’re taking your business’s marketing into your own hands. and U.S. In the U.S.,

Pull Investors to Your Business Plan With a Summary

Startup Professionals Musings

Market size and growth opportunity. Investors are looking for a large and growing market. Your competitive advantage. Business model.