Why Does the Quality of a Mailing List Matter?

Have you ever looked in your mailbox, found a piece of promotional or “direct” mail, and simply tossed it away without giving it another thought? Of course you have – most of us have probably done this in the recent past. There’s so much information coming at us all the time, especially through smart phones … Read more

Can Professional Graphic Design Be Affordable?

Graphic design is one of those things that came up relatively recently in the course of history — but in modern times, it’s a term that virtually everybody is familiar with. Business and companies in all corners of the world rely on graphic design to achieve various business goals, and countless design firms have arrived … Read more

What to Look for in a Graphic Designer

Graphic design is one of those things that a lot of different businesses need, and a lot of different professionals can provide it. But the difference in quality can be astonishing. We see the results of graphic design all around us, every day of our lives — at bus stops, in newspapers, on billboards, and … Read more

How Often Do People Actually Read Direct Mail?

There’s a widespread belief that most people view direct mail as nothing more than “junk” mail. In some cases, of course, this is true. Campaigns are considered successful when a relatively small percentage of households engage with the mailing, and it’s assumed that many people will simply through it away. But how often do people … Read more

4 Printing Projects You Don’t Want to Try at Home

If you compare the average home printer of today to the best professional equipment that existed 20 or 30 years ago, the home printer would probably come out on top. The print quality is better than ever, and advanced capabilities like scanning and wireless printing are industry standards. Complete desktop printing packages are widely available … Read more

What’s the Most Important Aspect of a Direct Mail Campaign?

If direct mail weren’t working at all, there wouldn’t be so many success stories. But the companies who are really succeeding today with direct mailings probably don’t want their competition to catch on. Direct mail is still a powerful opportunity to interact with the clients and customers you want and need to grow your business. … Read more

5 Ways to Make Your Invitations Stand Out

In the age of technology and social media that we live in today, many people see printed invitations as obsolete. They think that sending an email invitation or online event invitation will get the job done in the same way. This is technically the case, but the truth is that often times, people don’t even … Read more

What is the Future of Direct Mail Marketing?

If the past few decades have taught us anything, it’s that the future is unpredictable. No where is this more true than in business. The rapid pace of technology and communication has changed the way we do everything, including the way we market and promote our products to customers, the way we develop an audience, … Read more

What’s the Difference Between DIY and Professional Printing?

Have you shopped online (or in the real world) for a printer lately? It’s surprising what you can get for the money these days. Not long ago, a sophisticated printer/scanner cost several hundred dollars, and you needed a whole table to put it on. These days, you can buy a good quality printer/copier/scanner for well … Read more