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Common direct mail mistakes to avoid

Common direct mail mistakes to avoid

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The National Federation of Independent Business reports that “Direct mail gets you into the homes and businesses of your customers -- where you might never be, even if you called and asked for an appointment. And it lets you reach many, many more people than you could by yourself.” But direct mail campaigns involve more than sending out a company brochure or postcard. Many direct mail campaigns fall flat due to these common mistakes. Not Using the Right Mailing List The purpose of a direct mail campaign is to generate awareness about your product, service or company and one of the most common mistakes is not contacting the right recipient. Knowing your target market is critical. It’s important to keep your client list up to date, or if you’re purchasing a list, buy it from a r...