RECENT NEWS FROM DIRECT MAIL SERVICES

Power of a Mailed Newsletter

The Secret Weapon of Business Owners to Increase Revenue is the Newsletter…. but ONLY When You Do It Correctly. Regular, consistent communication with your past customers who already love you is critical to increasing your sales. Sales don’t just come from them coming...

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9 Reasons Why Holiday Cards Work

Greeting cards can be an important component to any great marketing retention program. The power behind this type of direct mail comes from it's intention. Greeting cards are usually sent in to let someone know you are thinking about them during a special time, such...

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Direct Mail Marketing: Does it still work in 2019?

Yes, offline marketing still delivers results in 2019. Creative marketers who tug at their prospects’ heart strings with stunning visuals or unusual mailers can really make an impact with direct mail. A whopping 4.4 percent of campaigns received a snail mail response...

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RECENT NEWS FOR DIRECT MAIL SERVICES FROM PLUMB MARKETING (OUR PARENT COMPANY)

  • Staying at Home and Opening Mail: How The Pandemic Has Changed Direct Mail
    by Victoria Edstedt on August 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Remote work and shelter-in-place orders have changed the purchasing habits of many consumers. Buying through online channels, contactless pick-up, and delivery options are the new normal. It also has consumers running to their mailboxes more than ever. Direct mail has a unique opportunity right now to reach those at home and looking to make [...] The post Staying at Home and Opening Mail: How The Pandemic Has Changed Direct Mail appeared first on Plumb Marketing.

  • Planning Your Direct Mail Campaign Towards Your Marketing Goals
    by Victoria Edstedt on July 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    With half of 2020 behind us, along with the devastating economic blow created by COVID-19, re-evaluating marketing goals and making adjustments as we begin re-entry is critical. Direct mail is reaching the remote, home-based workforce while also cutting through the digital marketing clutter of emails, ad blocking, and ad blindness. Multichannel approaches that combine [...] The post Planning Your Direct Mail Campaign Towards Your Marketing Goals appeared first on Plumb Marketing.

  • How Political Direct Mail is Changing During the Pandemic
    by Victoria Edstedt on July 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    During the 2018 prime election season, Plumb Marketing mailed almost 16 million pieces of political mail. This year, direct mail has even more of an impact because more people are home due to COVID-19. With the WHO and CDC announcing there is no evidence of coronavirus transmission through mail or packages, people are looking [...] The post How Political Direct Mail is Changing During the Pandemic appeared first on Plumb Marketing.

  • Have These 2020 Direct Mail Predictions Proven True?
    by Victoria Edstedt on July 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    While the article was written pre-COVID-19, the important concepts that include personalization and high value have never been truer. Discover the cost savings and return-on-investment boosting tricks of direct mail in this quick article. Direct mail is cutting through the over-clutter of email inboxes with high quality and value, personalized, and tangible mail pieces [...] The post Have These 2020 Direct Mail Predictions Proven True? appeared first on Plumb Marketing.

  • Top Political Mail Trends to Look for in 2020
    by Victoria Edstedt on July 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    In the current political climate, cutting through the noise and taking a stand has never been more important. Connecting to voters with your message through direct mail is perfect for this, and the fact that it is also viewed as the trustworthiest form of political marketing, is a bonus! This article is an interview [...] The post Top Political Mail Trends to Look for in 2020 appeared first on Plumb Marketing.

  • The On- and Offline Marketing Blend Secret
    by Victoria Edstedt on July 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Research is showing a greater than 60% increase on direct mail campaign returns when they are blended with an online marketing channel such as email, social media, digital retargeting and PPC advertising. This data is critical in helping business owners using any marketing medium to increase engagement – whether from consumers, patients, or voters. [...] The post The On- and Offline Marketing Blend Secret appeared first on Plumb Marketing.

  • Turn New Movers into Loyal Customers with a New Mover Direct Mail Campaign
    by Victoria Edstedt on July 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Nearly 70,000 people moved to Colorado in 2019, and today, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, our local real estate market is very active. As we all begin the re-entry process, people are relocating and as local business owners or healthcare providers, it’s a great time to introduce yourself. How has the pandemic changed direct mail? [...] The post Turn New Movers into Loyal Customers with a New Mover Direct Mail Campaign appeared first on Plumb Marketing.

  • How Important is Direct Mail for Political Outreach?
    by Victoria Edstedt on July 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    In 2018, USPS conducted a survey that revealed nearly 70% of voters found direct mail to be the most credible source of information in the political arena. Political strategies need to motivate voters, and if politicians aren’t in mailboxes, they are missing out! Direct mail, especially when combined with online engagement methods, is shown [...] The post How Important is Direct Mail for Political Outreach? appeared first on Plumb Marketing.

  • Tactful Tips for Direct Mail Success During COVID
    by Victoria Edstedt on July 7, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    As we all begin re-entry during COVID-19, it’s important to understand our focus is on service, not sales. B2B marketing is coming back into play, but the remote workforce needs to be considered. Consumers need to see messages and images that express safety and empathy. The pandemic has certainly changed things, and direct mail [...] The post Tactful Tips for Direct Mail Success During COVID appeared first on Plumb Marketing.

  • Unpacking the Marketing Possibilities of a New Mover Campaign
    by Victoria Edstedt on May 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    If you are in competition to earn a piece of the expected billions of dollars relocating residents spend each year, then a new mover direct mail campaign is worth looking into. New movers to an area are looking for new providers for everything from day care to dry cleaners, doctors and dentists, grocery stores [...] The post Unpacking the Marketing Possibilities of a New Mover Campaign appeared first on Plumb Marketing.