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The world is a pretty impersonal place some days. You can draw money out of the bank, order something to eat and work for several hours without talking to another soul. People crave one-on-one attention, and that is likely why personalization in marketing is growing in importance. Machines are also much faster and able to sort through the data needed to create highly targeted ads geared specifically to each user.
Are you struggling to reach new clients through traditional email outreach? These days, it can be nearly impossible to make your message stand out in inboxes that are constantly flooded with promotions and advertisements. With the influx of email marketing and advancing spam filters, ensuring that your messages will be delivered and read is no easy task.
For some time now, many of the most distinguished and successful brands have adapted to a new age of marketing. Companies like Nike and American Express – with some the biggest marketing budgets for grand TV commercials, massive online advertising and prominent sponsorships – started investing resources in conversational marketing.
The Millennial generation is a group covered constantly, but the rapidly-growing Gen Z population deserves its own consideration. Sometimes referred to as “Post-Millennials,” this generation is coming of age – its oldest members entering their early twenties. By 2020, they will account for 40% of all American consumers. As such, Generation Z marketing tactics are forming.
Despite all of our efforts to attract new customers, this audience is far from the most valuable prospect pool. The customers we’ve already earned should receive far more of our time and energy. Perhaps we’re enamored with the concept of “more” or enjoy a good challenge? Yet, retaining a current customer is as much as 25-times cheaper than landing a new customer, according to the Harvard Business Review.
So you’ve decided to run an integrated marketing campaign to drive more leads to your business. And you understand the importance of personalizing your direct mail to better engage your prospects. But in the initial stages of developing your direct mail strategy, you realize that your database of great contacts hardly includes physical addresses.