On an almost daily basis, we are presented with sales and marketing materials that are meant to get our attention and prompt us to make a response. How can you stand out in the crowd? There are several easy-to-implement, yet often-overlooked considerations that can greatly improve the effectiveness of your company’s efforts. Here are the five smart tips to get noticed.
Anyone can come up with a snazzy jingle or discount a product. Marrying great creative with insightful, database-driven personalization is more challenging. It also generates better results because the mailer is relevant, not just catchy. Counteract commoditization with creativity. When one safety products company exchanged its static mailers for creative, highly personalized mailers, for example, the results were dramatic.
According to one research firm, personalized printing (also called variable data printing) increases response rates by an average of 36%, average order size or value by 25%, and customer loyalty by 38%. What does this mean for you? Are these numbers that you, as a marketer, should expect to be hitting?