Why You Should Care if Your Data is Dirty

By | June 1st, 2016

Why You Should Care if Your Data is Dirty When was the last time you updated your marketing database? If you can’t remember, chances are you are using dirty data. Dirty data is outdated, is typically riddled with mistakes and is incomplete. Using it can negatively impact your entire organization. At worst, it will ruin […]

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What is the Best Time to Reach Consumers with Financial Offers?

By | June 15th, 2015

There are three keys to any successful direct marketing program in your financial services practice: the list, the offer, and the timing of Financial Offers. All three have equal importance in getting the highest response rates possible. Timing matters because customers act at the moment when they need something. Not before, not after, but when […]

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Combine Data Sets to Increase Your Coverage

By | June 10th, 2015

Many marketers will spend their budget on single sourced lists. While this approach can show a return on your investment, it doesn’t account for the increase you could be seeing if you incorporated  multi-sourced data sets into your strategy. Most organizations who outsource their marketing data are looking to drive qualified new leads into the […]

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Make an Impact this Mother’s Day

By | May 4th, 2015

Did you know Mother’s Day is the third largest holiday in the United States in terms of dollars spent? In 2014, consumers spent $20 billion to make mom smile, according to the National Retail Federation. So mark your calendar—May 10 will be here soon, and today is the time to start reaching out to your […]

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5 Ways to Use Mortgage Data in Your Marketing

By | April 9th, 2015

Mortgage data lists aren’t just for banks. These lists offer a wealth of information that can benefit just about any small business. You can learn so much about your target customers just by looking at the information they provide on their mortgage documents (which, by the way, are public records). Here are five ideas on […]

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May the Luck of the Irish be With You

By | March 17th, 2015

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, which seems like a good day to discuss marketing to specific groups. One of the best ways to get a good return on your marketing campaigns is to focus efforts on specific groups that have pride in their heritage. Take the Irish. Did you know that according to Census data, […]

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Increase Response with Saturation Mailing Lists

By | February 24th, 2015

Marketing a small business can be challenging—it’s expensive to produce the piece, let alone mail it out to a list of prospects. Sending it to every house in your geographic region can make a lot of sense and save you money. Saturation mailing lists (also known as Occupant and Resident Lists) are a sure-fire tool […]

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How to Build the Perfect Mailing List for Your Small Business

By | February 3rd, 2015

How to Build the Perfect Mailing List for Your Small Business Small businesses are always looking for good ways to market their business. The most sophisticated marketing organizations will stress the importance of a good prospect list—it is the key to growing a business. However, what many business owners fail to understand is how to […]

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How Life-Changing Events Can Increase Direct Mail Response

By | November 14th, 2014

How would you like to receive double digit increases on your next direct mailing or email campaign? No need to answer; we know the answer is yes. The question is how? Event-driven marketing (EDM), also called trigger marketing, will generate that response for you. Many small business rely on the holidays and/or seasonal changes to […]

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Why Marketing to New Movers Matters

By | October 9th, 2014

Why Marketing to New Movers Matters When a person moves—whether they are a homeowner or a renter—they need to find new places for all of their lifestyle activities, from gyms to dry cleaners to dentists. They also need household furnishings and appliances, home-improvement offers, utilities, insurance, local retail stores, banks, credit card organizations, catalogs, fundraising […]

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