Gettin' Digi with It: Why Digital Gifting Will Never Go Out of Style

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Unlike many popular trends that have come and gone through history, digital gifting will never go out of style.  Our society continues to become more established online and global engagement is a simple click away. It's easier than ever for businesses to engage with their customers.  Digital Gifting is an Easy Way to Make a […]

Corporate Gifting is Here to Stay – Tips for Success

Gifting is a very human practice, as old as our species! Even before civilization, when we were still living in caves, giving gifts was a way to show love, affection and appreciation. Fast forward to the twenty-first century, and gifting is big business. The gift card market alone was worth close to $400 billion worldwide last year. […]

How Direct Mail Gifting Can Fit Into Any Stage of the Customer Journey

Spoiler: It’s thanks to marketing automation. Customers don’t just ‘buy’ from companies or brands anymore. They want something much more than that; to be heard, a great experience, to be taken on a journey that meets and even exceeds their needs and expectations. This is a pretty fundamental thing, and every marketer knows it. The […]

Taking Engagements to the Next Level Between Sales and Marketing

Sales and marketing, marketing and sales. It’s a relationship that is sometimes rocky. But when sales and marketing teams are properly aligned, the road to success is smoother and faster. According to a LinkedIn study, 85% of professionals working in sales and marketing say that collaboration is critical for business growth. When sales and marketing teams […]

These Cookies Were So Much ‘Batter’: Learnings from a Direct Gifting Experience

There’s no better way to get a message across than with a story, right? And have we’ve got a story for you, all about direct mail, corporate gifting, and how a personalized experience was the beginning of a beautiful relationship between Outgage and business advisor Lauren Pica. Without giving away the plotline, suffice to say […]

Creativity and Emotion Win in Integrated Marketing: Marketing campaigns that prove highly creative integrated marketing is king

This is the decade of creativity and integration, and we’ve got the stats to prove it. According to The Drum, creatively-awarded campaigns are 27% more effective, and “creative quality” determines 75% of ad impact. On the topic of combination, marketing campaigns that use multiple channels in their efforts are more successful than those that focus on one channel […]

How to Amplify Omnichannel Marketing Strategy with Gifting Campaigns

Audiences are not as impressionable as they used to be. With the number of resources out there and an increasingly educated consumer base, your target audience is more likely to be doing their research before deciding on your service than not. But just like Jessica Day trying to get a date at a wedding, you […]

Taking Audience Relationships to the Next Level with Direct Mail & Creative Gifting

Sales-forward messages and efforts don’t have the same effect they used to. Audiences are increasingly more educated and careful about the brands they give their support too. In a recent survey, 86 percent of consumers say that authenticity is a key factor when deciding what brands they like and support, and 81 percent of consumers said that they […]

Trendy B2B Direct Mail Campaign Ideas You DON’T Want To Do

“Don’t follow trends, start trends.” These wise words from award-winning film director Frank Capra don’t only apply to the movie industry – it’s also a powerful message for marketers today. You want to find the right way to stand out, so it’s easy to be enticed by the articles out there telling you what the […]