What’s New in Adobe Creative Cloud 2022?

Want to know what’s new and cool in Adobe Creative Cloud 2022? Who better to ask than a Certified Adobe Design Master and Instructor? Writing in Yes! I’m a Designer; Martin Perhiniak, once voted one of the top 10 Adobe instructors globally, shares his favorite features of Adobe’s latest update. Photoshop 2022 Two new neuralContinue reading “What’s New in Adobe Creative Cloud 2022?”

The Post-COVID Print Bump

The COVID-19 pandemic reinforced something many of us already knew—how much we love direct mail. As the world locked down and people spent more time at home, we felt how much we looked forward to what came in the mailbox in a fresh, more personal way. We already loved print. The pandemic just made usContinue reading “The Post-COVID Print Bump”

The Psychology Behind Personalization

Personalization is everywhere. From grocery store receipts to Amazon recommendations to direct mail pieces that arrive in the mailbox, companies are personalizing their communications to address their customers’ individual needs and habits. But is it vital? If you’ve got a great product, isn’t that enough? To answer this question, let’s look at the psychology behindContinue reading “The Psychology Behind Personalization”

Personalized Print: 5 Things to Watch

By personalizing your direct mail pieces, you can increase response rates and cart sizes, too. But if you’re new to personalization, the design process can seem intimidating. Here is a short “to do” list of common oversights to watch for. 1. Use the correct data, not more data. The more data you have on yourContinue reading “Personalized Print: 5 Things to Watch”

5 Insider Marketing Tips for Savvy Marketers

No matter what channel you are using — direct mail or signage, email or print advertising — a great headline grabs the reader and won’t let go. It makes them stop what they are doing and say, “Wait! I need to pay attention to this!” Here are five “marketing insider” tricks that will increase theContinue reading “5 Insider Marketing Tips for Savvy Marketers”

Same Message, Multiple Channels

In “SNAP Selling,” author Jill Konrath explains that “To get your customer to grant you access, it’s imperative that you convey all your information in a series of 20 to 30 second ‘touches’ (via direct mail, email, and phone).” Inspired by this sentiment, Nosco (a health care packaging and solutions provider based in Gurnee, Ill.),Continue reading “Same Message, Multiple Channels”