What is Direct Mail (DM)
For many businesses, Direct Mail (DM) is by far the most cost-effective form of marketing. It allows you to target customers with greater accuracy than any other method.
1. Target your design efforts
Careful preparation to get the response rates you want is the way forward. These design have been specifically designed to hit those key demographics that statistically afford you the return thats worth it.
2. Appeal to your target market
DM is about hitting the right note, if you have a demographic that is heavily involved on the urban design and town p;anning make sure you create a series of compelling imagery around that subject matter. Here Architecture has been targeted, make sure your DM piece is effectively targeted too.
3. “Feel” DM as part of an integrated promotional strategy
Try a little variety with folded postcards and win your business more sales in the process. This is really how to crate a point of difference, a definite plus point in this tough market.
4. Feel DM for image library Corbis
5. Make an impact with a strong headline and bold imagery.
Like reading a newspaper, the headline is the first thing people see before deciding to read the entire article or direct mail piece.
Once a designer understands the best practices of direct mail design, they have the opportunity to adjust elements and test what works best for their audience. Split the mailing list in half and always test something; one thing at a time (i.e. – headline only, offer only, positioning of images, etc). Be sure to have a strategy in place to measure responses.
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