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At NADA Show 2020, Outsell Debuts Auto Industry’s Only AI-Powered Omni-Channel Marketing Solution for Auto Dealers, and Announces VIN…

New VIN service solution and direct mail leverage AI to help dealers optimize the customer experience across channels and profit centers From the NADA Show 2020, Outsell, which offers the only AI-driven marketing automation platform for the automotive industry, announced two new solutions intended to help auto dealers leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) to better target their marketing and drive more sales and service revenue. Both are available immediately. The first is Direct Mail that’s driven by the same artificial…

Power Marketing + Printing Enhances Capabilities with the Acquisition of Market Place Color

Atlanta-based provider will now offer an extensive array of best-in-class print services with just the right punch of color Power Marketing + Printing (PMP) has announced the completion of the acquisition of Market Place Color based in Atlanta, GA, a leader in large format printing specializing in digital UV inkjet and backlit Duratrans production. The acquisition is a strategic pairing of each firm's established offerings intended to bring existing clients a more robust spectrum of print production services. Power…

Valassis Research: Direct Mail Influences Online Purchases, Motivates Millennials

Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, offers new consumer research emphasizing strategies for marketers to effectively leverage direct mail as part of an omnichannel approach and elevate brand awareness to drive growth. Direct mail also motivates online purchases and appeals to a much coveted audience – millennials. Valassis research found millennials have a high response to direct mail, even more so when those ads are relevant and part of a multichannel campaign. According to the findings,…

TechBytes with Jody Spusta, COO, Provider Market at Welltok

Could you tell us about your role and journey into Technology? I have been working in CRM Healthcare Marketing, Sales and Client Strategy my whole career, with nearly two decades of experience in Account and Client Relationship Management. I helped start Tea Leaves Health in 2011 to address a gap in the market for a Customer Relationship Management platform (CRM) designed to address the unique needs in Healthcare – acquiring and retaining high-value patients. We also created the industry’s leading Physician…

Lob Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America

Company wins accolades from Deloitte, San Francisco Business Times and Timmy Awards for achievements in growth and corporate culture Lob, a software platform that automates the creation and delivery of personalized direct mail, announced it ranked #160 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. The company’s total revenue grew over 700 percent during the measured period from 2015 to 2018. Today’s…

MarTech Interview with Sydney Sloan, CMO at SalesLoft

"When you have the ability to keep a history of all customer interactions, you will be able to serve your customers better, and as a result, drive more revenue, retention, and growth for your business." As a CMO of a Sales software company, what unique challenges do you meet and overcome in driving Marketing and Sales campaigns daily? I’ve always thought of myself as a go-to-market and a sales-minded marketer. I’m fortunate to serve as the CMO at SalesLoft, where I get to work alongside our own high-powered Sales team, and…

What Junk Folder? Why Marketers Should Direct Mail Millennials

Millennials are on track to become the largest living generation in the US, with the annual buying power of $200 billion dollars. It is no wonder they are the top focus of marketers across any industry. While most might characterize Millennials as fast-paced and tech-savvy, their advertising preferences are more traditional than expected. Millennials are more inclined to engage with Marketing materials that are delivered to their mailbox, not their inbox. Mailboxes used to be crowded with paper advertisements, bills, and…

Time to Modernize Direct Mail to Boost Multi-Channel Marketing Success

Survey Says: Modernize Direct Mail to Boost Marketing Success -- Offline and Online In a world where Internet marvels are commonplace and “digital fatigue” is soaring, brands struggle to differentiate their marketing. To break through the noise, new research suggests that the technique with unique potential to boost ROI across channels isn’t the latest trending social network, but a tried-and-true workhorse: direct mail. Sending postcards, letters, and even swag -- branded promotional merchandise -- to build deeper…

PostcardMania Rapidly Expands Software Development Team to Launch Highly Anticipated Direct Mail API for 238 CRMs

PostcardMania, a $59 million Inc. 500 marketing firm, recently increased their in-house software development team to accommodate the growing demand for automated direct mail, now available via their proprietary API integration. This integration will be immediately available to 238 CRMs as well as other data companies. This API integration will allow business owners to incorporate real, direct mail touches into their marketing media mix and automated pipeline with a simple, one-time setup via their chosen platform. For…

PostcardMania Reviewed as Business.com 2019 Best Pick for Postcard Mailings

Business.com recently updated their annual Best Picks list for The Best Direct Mailing Services of 2019, and their top choice in the Postcard Mailings category went to PostcardMania, a $59 million Inc. 500 marketing firm based in Central Florida. Business.com's Best Picks are an extensive examination of the direct mail industry and direct mail service providers nationwide. Marketing Technology News: W+R Studios Announces Homebeat, a New Tool to Keep Agents Top of Mind with Their Clients by Sending Scheduled Automated…

Snail Mail Beats Email In Survey

Source: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/338814/snail-mail-beats-email-in-survey.html Can this be real? A new study by Lob shows that marketers see direct mail as their best-performing channel and intend to send more of it. Specifically, 60% see postal mail as more effective than email. And despite the higher costs, 61% say direct mail produces the highest ROI of any channel they use, which flies in the face of studies showing that email produces the top ROI. Mind you, Lob provides a software platform…

DirectMail.io’s Voice Device Integration Sets the Pace for Marketing Innovation by Being the First to Combine Google Home and Amazon…

Currently, only 9% of marketers are able to engage with customers across multiple channels on a consistent basis. DirectMail.io's Omnichannel Marketing Platform is positioned to quickly increase this statistic Companies struggle to engage with their customers consistently and in meaningful ways across a variety of marketing channels. That's about to change with DirectMail.io's Omnichannel Marketing Platform. "Our agency is always looking for a competitive edge.  Directmail.io allows us to provide a real Omnichannel…

SeQuel Response Hires New Director of Marketing to Propel Brand Awareness

Direct mail and digital marketing agency enhances its team with a seasoned marketing professional Direct mail and digital marketing agency SeQuel Response announced today that it has added an internal marketing leader to champion the brand and propel the agency toward serving an increased number of national clients. Jacqueline Johnson-Leister joins SeQuel Response as the Director of Marketing, a role in which she will enhance brand recognition and industry credibility, grow lead generation initiatives, and…

TechBytes with Jacob Ross, President at PebblePost

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at PebblePost? I joined PebblePost as President, in April. In my new role, I’ll partner closely with CEO Lewis Gersh and the team to drive growth and innovation for the company’s digital-to-direct mail marketing platform. I have been in the AdTech and MarTech space for many years, and have been fortunate enough to be on the cutting edge of digital marketing becoming more addressable, performance-driven and also accountable (although the latter is very much a…

Alyce Secures $11.5 Million in Series A Funding to Redefine Direct Mail, Swag and Gifts

Alyce Inc. (“Alyce”), the AI-powered platform that’s redefining direct mail and swag, announced that it has raised $11.5 million in Series A funding to accelerate its growth and continue to help B2B companies get into more of their target accounts with a hyper-personalized approach to gifting. Manifest led the round with additional participation from General Catalyst, Boston Seed Capital, Golden Ventures, Morningside and Victress Capital. Alyce is the only platform that gives sales, marketing, and customer relations teams…

Top 3 Do’s and Don’ts Every Healthcare Marketer Should Know

The digital age has been both a blessing and a curse for marketers, particularly those in healthcare marketing. With the average American adult now spending more than 11 hours per day, looking at a screen – whether it is handheld, on a monitor or television – marketers have an enormous potential audience. But here’s the rub: the human attention span has shortened to a mere 8 seconds. This challenge is further amplified in healthcare, where consumers are either specifically trying to avoid a healthcare service (i.e. trying to…

MarTech Interview with Shafiq Rajani, Vice President, Mintel Comperemedia

"Mintel Comperemedia combines the best marketing data across our partners into one platform with a singular taxonomy." Tell us about your journey into Marketing and Sales Technology. How did you arrive at Mintel Comperemedia? My career began at Chase, where I developed a keen sense for understanding how middle market business works, as our group was ensuring that balance sheets were sound ahead of mid-market mergers and acquisitions. After arriving at Mintel in 2008, I was instantly impressed with the data set that we…

Fully Connected: How to Get Developing Countries Online

Did you know it’s World Telecommunication & Information Society day (WTISD) today? Probably not. And as it might sound boring, it’s actually very exciting. Right now 56% of the world population has access to internet. This means that more than 4 billion people, over half of the world's population, are without any internet connection. The growth potential is huge. A fully connected world is not just a noble cause, but also the dream of every marketer and tech Ccmpany. Which means companies like Google, Facebook and…

MarTech Interview with Lewis Gersh, CEO, PebblePost

"The efficiency of email marketing is great, but because many campaigns can come off as “spammy” to shoppers, its efficacy suffers." Tell us about your role and journey into Data-driven Marketing Technology. What inspired you to start at PebblePost? Prior to founding PebblePost, I worked for over 20 years as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and startup executive. My background is in digital and programmatic advertising, and dates back to its earliest days. I was fascinated by how quickly programmatic was evolving, and…

Tried, True and Proven: The Value of Direct Mail in the Digital Age

We live in a time where there is an abundance of avenues for brands to engage with modern consumers. It is clear, however, that favoring one specific channel is no longer sufficient, as consumers are proving they interact with a variety of media when it’s most convenient for them — often using multiple platforms at the same time (i.e. mobile & TV). As newer technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), AR/VR and robotic assistants increasingly enter the fold, today’s hyperconnected marketing landscape begs an…