Tag: Best practice

Seasonality of Direct Mail

Have you ever thought about how the time of year affects your Direct Mail campaigns? Seasonality (changes in behaviour patterns depending on the time of year) is an important consideration in your Direct Mail; the right message at the right moment has a multiplier effect and will deliver great Return On Investment from your campaigns. …

How to Brief a Designer

One of the keys to a successful direct mail campaign is a strong creative design. Whether you have an in house design team, use an external creative agency, or are producing the design yourself, a succinct effective design brief helps ensure that the design produced fits the goals of your campaign. If you would like …

Transactional Mail

Broadly speaking Transactional Mail is any mailing that is sent to a customer with details of their specific transactions, i.e. their financial interactions with your organisation. This differs from Direct Mail marketing in that the primary purpose of the Transactional mailing is providing information to existing customers, rather than sending an offer or promoting a …

Postcode Radius Search

Stannp have launched a brilliant new value added feature for all of our customers, called Postcode Radius Search (PRS). Not only is PRS fantastically useful for reaching new customers, Stannp are providing this service to you completely free of charge! In short, you choose a postcode, choose a distance from that postcode, and Stannp’s Postcode Radius Search will create a …

Gender Roles in Advertising

The new CAP & ASA rules on how gender roles should be portrayed in advertising are in the spotlight at the moment following recent bans on non-compliant TV adverts from Volkswagen and Philadelphia. While these high profile cases generate lots of press coverage, its important to remember that all advertisers have a duty to comply …

The Cutting Edge of Direct Mail

The team at Stannp.com like to measure how we are doing across a suite of different indicators, to make sure we are providing our customers with the best possible service. We’ve noticed a recent increase in campaigns where customers have used artwork that isn’t ‘Edge to Edge’, so we’ve decided to update our guidance to …

14 Top Tips to Increase Your Sales with Direct Mail

Personalised direct mail is a great way to remind existing customers how wonderful your products and services are, and to introduce prospective customers to the fantastic things you do. There are loads of different ways you can use Stannp.com’s platform to gain business from both existing customers and prospects. We know that creating a campaign …