So far, 2020 has been a strange year with the global pandemic affecting us in many ways. I feel that the upcoming Holiday season will be a little different than past years, which means you shouldn’t rely on the same old methods you’ve used in the past. Most retailers will have to up their game Read More Circulation Tips to Help You Knock It Out of The Park This Holiday Season
The final push of the Holiday season is quickly approaching! Can you believe that Thanksgiving just under a week away?! By now, most of your Holiday catalogs are already at the printer and on their way to mailboxes, but that doesn’t mean you should be sitting back and waiting for the orders to roll in. Read More Holiday Marketing Check List – Check it Twice!
The marketing landscape has changed very dramatically since I started in the industry. Ten years ago, catalog marketing was thought to be complex, but in hindsight, it was reasonably straightforward. Fast forward to today and incorporating several digital marketing channels now affords far greater insights into boosting catalog and direct mail performance. Typically, when we Read More Integrating Digital Channels into Your Marketing and Circulation Plans
Well, we’ve practically entered the month of September (how’d that happen?!?) which means the Holiday season is quickly approaching. Knowing that this time of year can be super busy with people being pulled in every direction, it is important to not lose focus on the goals set for the season and recheck your plans for Read More Top 10 Holiday Circulation Tips You’ll Want to Try This Season
Are you getting pressure from the top to reduce catalog spend? Are you having to produce the same amount of productivity with a smaller a catalog budget? Getting ready for the 2018 season, I’ve been getting many questions from clients regarding how book size affects catalog performance. Over the years, we have observed many tests Read More Bigger is Not Always Better
Multichannel marketers have struggled for years with filling the revenue gaps that typically occur in the lull right before catalog mailings arrive in-home. Even in the age of digital proliferation, it’s still common to see the gaps form. While there are various methods that can (and should) be tested to help alleviate the gap, one Read More One Way to Fill the Revenue Gaps
Have you ever heard the phrase, “work smarter, not harder?” Do you typically spend hours making your mail selects for each drop, using the traditional RFM approach? One way of reducing the time it takes to make final mail selections is by using a house file scoring system. This system converts the variables you typically Read More Simplifying Your Catalog Selections: House File Modeling
Labor Day is behind us, which means that most mailers are gearing up for the Holiday season. If you’re a B2B mailer and are seeing a decline in results with your older buyer file, try testing a title slug in place of the individual name on the record. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Read More B2B Mailing – Title Slug the Older Buyer File