Segmentation: Making Your Marketing Efforts More Relevant

You’ve done a thousand things to make your marketing stand out from the crowd, but something’s just not working. You’re not getting the hits on your website you were expecting, and the direct mail pieces you sent are just not getting the expected response. What’s the catch?

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Who’s Opening Your Emails?

If you don’t know the complete answer to this question, you’re missing out on huge opportunities. Some marketers are under the impression that email marketing is dead. After all, 2.5 billion people use social media worldwide every day. With such a flurry of information available at people’s fingertips all day, every day, why would anyone ever continue using email marketing?

The short answer: because it works.

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Have You Checked Your Marketing Personalization Techniques Lately?

Once upon a time, “personalization” was a term that was relegated to greeting cards and office name plates. In a different era, consumers never expected to be directly targeted; in fact, many of them didn’t even think about the ads they were seeing or the interactions they were having with businesses. What a different world we live in now!

Personalization in marketing is more important than ever. Consumers have gone from not noticing ads to expecting full-fledged personalization that not only addresses them by name but suits their interests, needs, moods, and the times of day in which they’re most likely to become buyers.

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Our 5-Point Checklist for Evaluating Direct Response Creative

How do you know if your direct marketing creative -- the integration of copy and design ­­-- is up to the task of connecting with the target audience and doing its part to drive a successful campaign? Nothing—no direct mail piece, email, website or social media ad—makes its way out the door without careful evaluation.

  • “It’s pretty” doesn’t necessarily equal “It’s effective.”
  • “That’s such a cool idea” doesn’t always translate to “It’ll resonate with our target market.”
  • “Wow, that really pops!” doesn’t mean “It’s on strategy.”
  • “I wouldn’t respond to that” doesn’t mean “It isn’t right for the target audience.”

Our creative team, which consists of art directors, designers, and copywriters, approach each project with a clean slate—and fresh ideas. But they also takeRead more


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Generation Segmentation

Have you ever thought about segmenting your customer database by generation? Each generation—Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y—represent a different set of needs, priorities and preferences.Read more