This means that in today's media-rich world with readers strapped for time and bombarded with marketing communications, wordsmithing alone probably won't get our messages opened and read. We've got to understand how to deliver the message at the right time and in the right place.
Designed for CMO's, Content Marketers, Marketing Managers and other strategic decision makers, the Target Marketing Resource Library is the premier source for free marketing best practices and case studies.
Have some good white papers or case studies? Contact Drew James to contribute.
It was a blustery January morning when I mustered the courage to march into my creative director's office and ask him why he wasn't using a senior staff writer (like me) to write the copy for Fingerhut's new insurance program. I was bored with polyester pantsuits and burned out writing about cookware. I wanted a challenge. I wanted to write insurance copy.
Whether you're a writer, creative director or approving manager, here are some of the "little things" to look for and add to marketing messages to hook the interest of prospects. (These tips work across all channels selling both tangibles and intangibles to consumers and B-to-B customers.)
Learn how Subway Restaurants used Wi-Fi marketing to nearly double the visit frequency of guests that accessed their guest Wi-Fi.
Email marketing has the power to keep your restaurant top-of-mind, building trust and driving repeat visits. But to do that, you must serve up tasty emails. Download this free guide to learn how!
This extensive guide covers several topics including how to effectively use direct marketing, increasing your positive Yelp reviews, important tech trends to follow, what you need to know about mobile payments, optimizing your restaurant's website and mastering social media with lots of helpful tips and advice.
Put your strongest benefit on the cover. Otherwise, they’ll never open it to look inside. Show a photograph of your target market on the cover.The first question anyone will ask when he or she picks up your direct mail is, “Who is this for — for people like me?” But remember the 20 percent rule.
Purpose-built for realtors, marketing tools can automate the process of tracking leads, finding audiences or creating multichannel campaigns to find the right buyers.
Newsletter registration tools entice new subscribers to join your email list, help keep your email list clean, boost your open rates, and avoid the dreaded spam filters and blacklists. Think of newsletter registration as your on-ramp for new subscribers.
Mobile: six letters that have heralded ambitious prospects for e-tailers. As new strategy terms appear, so do the challenges in e-commerce. Although mobile users are increasingly connected all day long through their phones, they still remain attached to tablets and computers, making their journeys a bit more complicated.
Mobile users are impatient and seek immediate fulfillment. If you fail to capture their attention with highly personalized and impeccably timed communication, the “mobile moment” will be lost forever and with it, the potential of building a loyal customer base. Learn how to use behavioral segmentation to track potential conversion opportunities in real time and trigger engagement that sees them all the way through.
Nothing speaks to a prospective donor or customer like an involvement device. Most people seem to find surveys, quizzes and free gift choices advertised both online and in direct mail irresistible. Involvement devices work because they make consumers and constituents feel important, as if their choices or opinions matter and will make an impact on the company or organization they're responding to.