Want to make an important direct mail campaign stronger?
Sean and I have six big tips that can really super-charge response:
- Mail in a stand-out envelope — bigger, more colourful, not the usual!
- Use a matching gift offer.
- Enhance the pack in as many ways as possible: Longer letter, bigger reply device, as many lift pieces as you can think of!
- Call your donors before they get the mail — or after.
- Use email and mail together, make it into an “event.”
- Repetition! Send several emails. Send a follow-up direct mail. Maybe even send the original pack again!
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