Why print marketing is still important
In a world consumed by technology, digital marketing has become an increasingly popular option for many businesses. With technology taking over the way we consume information, the more traditional ways of marketing and getting your business out there to customers seems to have disappeared. And while this type of marketing often gets overlooked, it has definitely not gone away.
Whether you’re printing posters, leaflets, banners or booklets with companies such as instantprint, there are still so many ways to introduce print marketing into your plan for the year. With this more traditional way of messaging you can definitely stand out from the crowd and above your competitors!
It evokes a number of senses
Not only can you see it, but if it’s a leaflet, banner or booklet, you can touch it too. Many people have the inability to disconnect from their phones, laptops and other devices nowadays, but with print marketing, it allows us to disconnect – if only for a short while. Be the business that does something different and add a refreshing edge to your marketing plan.
And as an added bonus, when we pick something up and physically touch it, we’re more likely to remember the information we’re presented with.
A cost effective solution
While some digital marketing activities can be quite costly, it’s relatively inexpensive to have a bundle of flyers printed to get your messaging out there. Plus, if you have your own printer, you can cut the costs even further (although it’s worth noting you’ll probably want to look into things like Duplo paper slitters as well, to achieve a professional flyer). Whether you’re advertising a new venture, your prices, or even an upcoming promotion, the more you get printed, the more effective your campaign will be!
Not everyone uses the internet
Depending on who your demographic is, your audience might not even be online! Don’t forget about those who don’t use the internet or aren’t keen on transacting online. The best way to reach them is via print marketing.
Print is more personal
It doesn’t feel soulless like a social media ad sometimes can. A printed item has personality – it’s been designed and created by someone who cares. There’s something about print marketing, such as direct mail or a letter, that just feels so much more personal than many other types of marketing.
Printed products will make your customers feel more valued, and when they feel this way you can expect customer loyalty and retention!
Introduce print marketing into your plan
Whether it’s posters and leaflets for an upcoming launch or a banner and brochures for a launch or event, there are so many reasons why this type of marketing should be considered among your other activity. Give it a try and see for yourself!
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