Most marketers would agree, color is a vital component of everything they do. Color can be used to represent essential attributes of your brand, express key messages or tap into emotional and psychological impulses, as this infographic by The Logo Company colorfully illustrates.
Tags: Variable Data Printing, print, print best practices, compliant marketing materials, Color Printed Marketing Materials
Thankful for 25 Years of Vya
Nov 27, 2018
A quarter century – that sure sounds like a long time. Think back 25 years… what do you remember about 1993? Bill Clinton was sworn in as the 42nd president of the United States. Top films were Jurassic Park, Mrs. Doubtfire, Groundhog Day, Sleepless in Seattle and Schindler’s List. The cost of a first-class stamp was $0.29.
Tags: marketing technology, print, Vya
The number of innovative ways to use large format printing continues to multiply, making it one of the hottest areas in marketing. According to a report in Printing Impressions, the wide-format market is growing at a rate of 10% to 12% annually.
Tags: print, print tips, large format printing
Don’t Stop the Presses: Overcoming Print Materials Challenges for End-Product Manufacturers
Feb 27, 2017
Despite digital marketing’s dominance in today’s marketing mix, printed materials continue to play a vital role for end-product manufacturers. From product manuals, operating procedures and material safety data sheets, to price books and hang tags – there are certain applications that demand printed materials.
Tags: manufacturing, print, hang tag printing, material safety data sheet printing, kitting
Every day, bank branches and employees are spread across regions interacting with their local customers. Those relationships provide valuable insights into the unique needs of communities and consumers.
Tags: net finance 2013, marketing resource management, local marketing, print, local branch marketing, systems
In a recent webinar, Ian Michiels, principal and CEO of Gleanster Research, spoke of the importance of developing a road map for planning and implementing marketing resource management (MRM) software. This thought really struck a chord for me. A road map can serve many different purposes: it sets expectations, identifies possible roadblocks and helps ensure a smooth implementation.
Tags: MRM, marketing technology, marketing resource management, local marketing, print, local marketing challenges,, marketing planning, systems
Marketing resource management (MRM) isn’t exactly a topic of most business conversations. In fact, most people don’t even know the solution exists or understand how it can solve marketing challenges and help them reach business goals.
Tags: MRM, localized marketing, marketing resource management, co-op funds, MDF funds, print, local marketing challenges,, systems
Print Is Important Today – More Than Ever
Apr 04, 2014
The evolution of the Internet and digital platforms might have altered the popularity of print, but it didn’t change the need for it. Print materials are a necessary part of a successful and effective communication strategy and exist in places digital media can’t, giving cross-media campaigns the chance to reach a bigger audience. Print is very much alive and plays a vital part in any marketing effort, and here’s why:
Tags: marketing, campaign, internet, print, business, brands, materials, consumer
The Mobile Marketing Mandate
Aug 13, 2013
Companies don’t have a choice anymore. Responsive web design and optimization for mobile are mandatory components of a successful and sustainable marketing strategy. Many companies understand that this is the direction Internet marketing is going, but some recent statistics suggest that companies should be acting with a little more urgency when it comes to mobile optimization than they have been. Of the 5 hours a day people are spending engaged on digital media, they spend 2 hours and 19 minutes online and 2 hours and 21 minutes on a mobile device.
The 5 hours (and 16 minutes, to be specific) devoted to digital media is 45 minutes more than people spend on the next most popular media format (television, at 4:31). Radio is a distant third at 1:26 and people only spend a measly 32 minutes a day on offline print.
Tags: mobile marketing, tablets, desktop, smartphones, SEO, advertising, media, television, PCs, print, digital