Is direct mail dead, is email dying, or is there enduring synergy between the two?
Pitney Bowes responds to the booming parcel delivery market with smart metering innovations; and a hackathon
Valassis combines instant digital hits with the constancy of print to create multi-channel campaigns which resonate
Why one VC is all-in on direct-to-consumer relationships
The US Postal Service's Cliff Rucker walks us through some tips for direct mail success
USPS is leveraging Pitney Bowes' EngageOne video platform for its Informed Delivery campaigns
Wasn't paper-based marketing was supposed to be obsolete by now?
Discussing the evolution of direct with some of the industry's leading agencies
European appliance manufacturer Gaggenau heats up American presence.
Today's entertainers are leaving money (and data) on the table in their pursuit of more plays on streaming sites. Marketers can learn from their plight.
Agency leaders agree direct marketing is alive and well, but the term itself may need rehabilitation
Print marketing is still showing growth for Valassis, but onboarding the audience to digital makes a lot of sense
How Pebblepost is bringing an advanced digital tool-kit to traditional direct mail marketing
Mailers are unhappy with some provisions, as are unions and the Postal Service. Smells like bipartisan spirit
The distinction between direct marketing and other marketing is dated, and these businesses are proving it.
If you don't have marketers in these uniquely skilled positions on your team, now is the time to hire them. Here's why.
We may not be as different as you think.
Consumers' affinity for a brand is great. Their purchases, better.
Engaging, relevant, personalized, timely messaging is the Holy Grail of marketing. And then there's riding the cassock-tails of His Holiness.
The more marketing changes, the more it stays true to its roots.
The deal brings Merit a new talent pool and business capabilities.
Actually, it's &THEN, and it's DMA's re-imagined annual show, debuting in October, starring Kevin Roberts and the Goo Goo Dolls.
The rallying cry that "all marketing is direct" is increasingly evident as brand marketers and direct marketers adopt key strategies from each other.
As head of the group for 26 years, he helped establish ZIP codes and met with three U.S. presidents.
WPP Digital CEO Mark Read will succeed the longtime chief of the direct agency.
Data-driven. Digital. Direct. These formerly distinct marketing terms are merging as real-time relevance increasingly drives customer interactions.
Even in this prolific digital age, direct mail proves to be a strong tool for marketers. Standard mail volume is growing at 3% and marketers will spend $45 billion on the channel in 2014.
An argument for embracing direct relationship marketing.
Online, in-store, and on the streets, direct marketing has helped Chrome Industries get in its customers' faces with bold avowal.
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