Direct Mail, Marketing

Solving the Problem of Marketing

The Problem of Marketing In any business, marketing plays a vital role in the success or failure of the company. Mediocre products with brilliant marketing are often very successful while fantastic products with poor marketing can fail. Should marketers use social media, direct mail, AdWords, print ads, billboards, email, or all of the above? Should… Read More Solving the Problem of Marketing

Digital Marketing, Marketing

SEO Basics | Getting Found on Google Made Easy

What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. Search Engine Optimization is the practice of making your website discoverable on Google. Let’s say you run an Italian eatery in the midst of New York City. I’ve never been to New York City, but I’m going to assume there are a lot of Italian restaurants… Read More SEO Basics | Getting Found on Google Made Easy

B2C, Data, Data Driven Marketing, Marketing

Porridge, a Broken Chair, and the Data Behind It

We’ve all heard the story of Goldilocks. She was a sweet but foolish little girl whose poor decisions could’ve left her facing charges of breaking and entering. It all started with Goldilocks taking a stroll through the woods near her house. There she found an unfamiliar cottage and entered when her knocks at the door… Read More Porridge, a Broken Chair, and the Data Behind It

Direct Mail, Marketing, Millennials

A Millennial’s Take on Millennials & Direct Mail

What do vinyl records, 35mm film cameras, physical paper books, and direct mail all seem to have in common? If you answered that they are all used by people born before 1980, you are probably right! But, what is most surprising is that these are things that are making a comeback with millennials as well.… Read More A Millennial’s Take on Millennials & Direct Mail

Data Driven Marketing, Digital Marketing, Direct Mail

ANS Top-Performing Marketing Tips Roundup

Looking for our most popular marketing tips? You’ve come to the right place. This is a roundup of our most popular tips through the years.   Here’s a little direct marketing tip for your Tuesday.  It’s amazing how altering one little word or phrase can make a big difference for email subject lines or mail pieces.… Read More ANS Top-Performing Marketing Tips Roundup

Data Driven Marketing

Target Market Research Tools for Data-Driven Marketing

Who is Your Target Market? I was recently chatting with a new social media client to understand their target market before I put together their custom social media strategy. They were able to tell me an average age range, gender ratio, and a common interest. They knew a little bit about their ideal customer, but… Read More Target Market Research Tools for Data-Driven Marketing