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5 Tips for Saving Money on Your Direct Mail Marketing

These days, direct mail is often dismissed as an antiquated marketing channel while email marketing or social media are becoming ever more popular choices. Despite the current popularity of “new” media, there is ample evidence to show that direct mail is still the return on investment champion, so what is the real problem here? In most cases, it comes down to cost. Direct mail costs more per message delivered and consequently requires more of an up-front investment than online marketing channels. There are, however, two cold doses of reality to face when it comes to direct mail. First is that planning a marketing campaign on the basis of savings instead of on return is never a good idea. Second is the hard truth that, if your direct mail campaign is breaking the bank, you’re probably doing it wrong. Here are 5 tips to keep those campaign costs down.

Why EDDM Is A Bad Deal For Marketers

Why EDDM Is A Bad Deal For Marketers

What’s more important to the marketer – Expense or Profit? How about BOTH! Take a closer look at EDDM (Every Door Direct Mail)… Can you say “junk mail” at its worst? The post office would have us believe that you should not send marketing messages to the “right target at the right time”… You should send your message to “Everyone – Every door – Every time”. Let’s look at both sides of the question above.

Targeted Marketing: Focus on Less to Sell More

Many businesses are initially wary of targeted marketing. This is because the idea of marketing to less people in order sell more sounds counterintuitive. Trust us – it’s not. Here’s why your business cannot afford to overlook targeted marketing.