5 DIRECT MAIL TIPS FOR SUCCESS
There is a general belief that Direct mails are outdated and not vogue. This has also made most people unable to know how to send direct mails. However, direct mails are still seen to be a very effective way of marketing and contacting clients and interested persons to the rendered services. Below are ways that can be adapted to make for successful sending of direct mails.
Readable font: fonts matter a lot; these fonts Should be made legible enough and clear. Most people, just to look unique, use fonts that are not legible enough or which a prospective client, if he has any eye defect, would not be able to read. To this effect, it will be very advisable to consider the right font as well as the right font size to use when sending these mails.
Add graphic designs: So, to stand out, it is advisable to add some graphics design to such mail to stop it from coming off too normal, boring or ordinary. This is why it is advisable to be creative when you are doing this. Explore design patterns that will be creative and as possible when adopting this option to increase the chances of such mail succeeding.
Be less verbose: direct mails should not be that point where you wish to show your vast knowledge and great command of speech such that you start to adumbrate of irrelevancies and frivolities. When sending a direct mail, it is important to state the reasons for the mail straight to the point so it passes the required message and nothing more.
Aesthetic Values: this gives your direct mail unique features that stand out among normal mails, such that it gains more attention. Such aesthetic and creative features include
- Customized envelopes
- Artistic ways of folding
- Perfumed papers and envelopes
The aim is to get the reader’s attention and there is no way the above will not help you achieve that.
Follow up: This is one of the most ignored yet one of the most important elements of effective mailing. On the confirmation of the delivery of the mail, it would be very worthwhile to follow up the mails. Such follow-ups encourage the recipient’s to not only respond, but also serves as quite the motivation for a positive response. Such follow up could come in forms of follow up mails, phone calls and any other conceivable way of bringing the awareness of the mail to the recipient.
There is no doubt that the application of the above-stated tips among other ingenious acts can assure such direct mail success.