Show-Stopping Print Ideas to Compliment Your Digital Marketing

Does your brain ever feel tired? Some days, that’s probably due to information overload. Today, researchers estimate we are exposed to over 5,000 brands per day or around 600-625 ads per person. If you add in pop-ups and YouTube ads, who knows how high the number may soar! But amidst the explosion of digital advertising, […]

Use Customer Lifetime Value to Plan Your Direct Mail Marketing

What is the value of a customer? What profit can they bring this week? This year? Over a lifetime? It may seem like a simple concept, but many small businesses have no idea what a regular customer is worth to their business. This creates two problems: 1. Ambivalence about customer retention. Many businesses are uncertain […]

4 Direct Mail Tips to Attract Gen Z’s “Digital Natives”

Generation Z—those who follow Millennials—includes people born between 1998 and 2015. Sometimes known as the Digital Natives (or the iGeneration), this is a demographic that rivals that of the entire Millennial generation, comprising 70 million people in the United States alone. Gen Z currently includes people in their early twenties and many teenagers with substantial […]

Unbeatable Packaging Ideas for 2021

Want to sharpen your appearance in 2021? Great packaging gets buyers pumped about your product before they even open it. It’s one of the first touchpoints of a prospect and helps you stand out from the competition. Ready to go? Here are just a few creative (yet functional!) designs to consider this year. Packaging with […]

How to Double Your Sales with Successful Catalog Marketing

Do printed catalogs still work? The Harvard Business Review (HBR) worked with a U.S. based specialty jewelry company to find out. This e-commerce retailer (which had no physical store presence) typically generated an annual operating profit of $12 million, with a database of approximately 28,000 customers. This company partnered with HBR to study the impacts […]

4 Illustrative Design Options for Your Logo or Custom Labels

When you are building a business or launching a product, a label or a logo might not seem like a top priority. But these branding pieces are essential because they open the door to your identity. Logos and product labels grab attention, make a strong first impression, separate you from the competitors, and make you more memorable […]

5 Bold Business Card Designs

Looking for an energetic start to a prosperous new year? As you exhale after a tumultuous 2020, now is the time to clean out and set yourself up for a productive, successful new season. And one way to invigorate your image is with new business cards. If you’re going to change a little, why not […]

4 Design Trends to Watch for in 2021

2020 was a year we had to go with the flow in many ways. In design trends, creativity flowed in liquid patterns, 3D realism, funky geometric shapes, innovative typography, and more. But while these concepts borrowed from sci-fi and futuristic tech, new styles may pivot toward bringing reality back in focus. Here’s a sneak peek […]

Expand Your Market: 15 Ways You Can Use Direct Mail to Sell in 2021

Life is noisy. In today’s world, everywhere you look, you’re constantly swamped by ads: buy this, watch this, subscribe now! How pervasive is this? These stats give us a glimpse: Thanks to the internet and new technologies, the average viewer is exposed to between 6,000 and 10,000 ads daily. Google has managed to grow its […]