Assessing the Marketing Enablement Benefits of Email

Marketing Enablement Tools for Stronger Sales: Part 6 of 7 Let’s get this new year rolling by returning to our series assessing the value of different marketing enablement services. Today’s post focuses on a tool that certainly isn’t new. But it’s one that can...

Smarter Marketing Through Print Management

Smarter Marketing Through Print Management Means a Better Bottom Line For many people, the “magic” of digital communications is starting to fade. They see that when an entire communications program is entrusted to web, email and social media efforts, there is a great...

5 Ways To Win With Your Next Introductory Sales Call

How To “Have Them At Hello” – Or Shortly After During Your Next Introductory Sales Call New business. New customers. New accounts. If you run a business, you know that success depends upon a steady stream of prospects for you or your salespeople to meet, convince and...

Could Print Newsletters Be Your Secret Marketing Weapon?

3 Big Reasons Print Newsletters Are Big Business Boosters In Tuesday’s post, I offered several good reasons to include print in your content marketing program. In my opinion, they were pretty compelling reasons. Hidden in that post was a reference to what I would...

5 Reasons Print Needs to Be Part of Your Content Marketing Mix

Digital Is Great – But It Can’t Replace Print! Today, as most marketers know, it’s all about using content to build relationships that will equate to sales. Messages aren’t measured by how catchy your slogan is, or by the number of sales points you can...

How To Turn Your Leads Into Sales

Leads are important to your business, of course, but leads aren’t merely commodities to gather and store like a squirrel stashes acorns. Leads need to be carefully tended to, monitored and developed because only when they grow into conversions do they add any value to your bottom line.

Look Alive! Print Sure Does

Unique Benefits, Creative Uses Mean New Life for Print! If you read all the “print is dead” doom and gloom, you might think it’s a bad time to be in the printing business. Truth is, the self-proclaimed experts who constantly trumpet that fact have a vested interest in promoting that point of view. What they don’t have is all the facts.

Make Graphics and Color Sell for Success!

When you think about marketing that packs a punch, your thoughts most likely turn to the list, the pitch, and the incentives. But when it comes to the design, how much thought do you put into your images and the color of your graphics? As long as they look good, is...

5 Reasons to Care about Infographics

According to IDG’s B2B Content Marketing Trends survey, infographics are the fastest growing content type on the web. Twenty-percent of B2B companies say they are using infographics as part of their content marketing efforts. This is up 150% over year over year. There...

You Don’t Need Big Data for Personalized URLs

If you have not yet used personalized URLs to boost response rates and survey your customers, what is stopping you? Is it because you don’t have a database to deploy the campaign? If so, you might have a misconception about the way personalized URLs work. While there...

Planning Your Next Print Project

Most successful printing projects don’t happen by accident. They start with a good plan. By developing a plan in advance, you can save money, time, and energy throughout the process. Good project planning starts with some very simple steps. Share your design with us....

Staying top of mind

Quick! Name a soft drink. Chances are you thought of Coke or Pepsi. These beverage giants spend millions in advertising to stay top of mind (TOMA). How about you? If someone asked your customers to name a company in your product category, would your company come to...

3 Tactics to Improve Your Email Marketing Efforts

We all know that 2012 is going to be about quality content. There are so many sources on the web for people to get information from that they are getting overwhelmed and not sure which way to turn. By being their partner/service provider it is your duty to deliver...

Creating Emails That Deliver Results

Have you sent out an email lately, but didn’t get the response rate you were hoping to receive? There can be many reasons why the email didn’t produce results you wanted, such as it got caught in spam, it didn’t have any value for the people...

Tips for Making Your Email Campaigns Social

Social media is continually growing and it’s very important that you add it into your marketing mix. It’s a great way for people to connect with you through whatever platform they use the most and it helps build relationships. Other benefits of going...

Email Marketing – Know What You’re Talking About

There have been many questions raised  regarding email marketing and if it’s dying off. The facts show that email marketing is not going anywhere. According to eMarketer email campaigns are the second largest item on the marketing budget for most companies and...