Another successful event for Team UK! #TFM18

Last week, the team had a fantastic time at Technology for Marketing 2018. It was fun-filled and jam packed two days but we couldn’t have wished for a better two days at the event. Although, getting to Olympia London was a slight issue with train delays running havoc on the event schedule, the team all made it in piece for…

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The Relationship between Data Governance and GDPR

According to the GDPR, personal data refers to any information related to a person including name, photo, email, address, bank details, social media updates, medical information and even IP addresses. It can come in various forms and contains several data elements. Data governance and GDPR are complementary as a strong data governance program is vital for GDPR compliance and with…

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Carpe DM!

By Alan Rosenspan, President, Alan Rosenspan & AssociatesRemember how much direct mail you used to receive?How much time it took you to sort through it, see what was interesting or relevant, and select the envelopes you wanted to open?Not anymore.Direct mail volume is down significantly in the last quarter of 2008, and the first two quarters of 2009 - and…

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How to Deal with “Do Not Mail” Mania

By PostCom, Association for Postal CommerceThese days in the mailing industry undoubtedly are not the best of times. They may not be the worst either, but they certainly are challenging. For the past three years, those who use mail for business communication and commerce have had to deal with unrelenting attacks by self-styled critics of our industry and practices who…

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Prospect Better to Grow Existing Lists

Greg Grdodian, President, Edith Roman-ePost DirectDo you know what you're doing? That's not a personal question. All mailers should ask it when building their customer lists. It means, simply, do you have a plan in place? If it's time to generate more top-line revenue, then it's time to grow your list. It should be done methodically, using tried-and-true direct marketing methods. First,…

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Simple Rules to Make the Most of List Rentals

By Dave Scott, CEO, MarketfishThe secret to successful list marketing is good testing. Unfortunately, many companies aren't sure how to test effectively. They simply rent a list of prospects, send out their e-mail to everyone on that list, and wait for the results. When their campaign isn't successful, they assume list marketing doesn't work, and never try it again.If testing…

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9 Things to Put in Your List Welcome Messages

By Mark Brownlow, Email Marketing ReportsThe list welcome message is the email that goes out to someone automatically and immediately once you add their email address to your list. They're often marketing disasters...using technical jargon to simply state that address X was added to List Y. Not very engaging.The reason they're so bad is that they usually get set up…

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Get Consumers’ Attention with Local Listings

Manish Pate, CEO, Where 2 Get It Have you ever used Google Maps or Yahoo Local to find a restaurant nearby? If so, you've used one of the most powerful online tools available to large and small businesses. The completeness, accuracy, and consistency of this data--called local listings--can turn into a gold mine if the information is managed properly.So, why are…

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Use a Specialty Mailing List to Find Customers and Increase Sales

Anthony J Pensabene, Expert Author, EzineArticles.com When a business begins, its executives must think about what population the business' services and products can best help. The chosen population is known as the target market. Marketing and advertising initiatives are then geared towards intriguing the target market. Smaller businesses may not have a lot of resources to spend searching for the desired…

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