8 Things Every Business Should Know about the Online Marketing World

Business Marketing Ideas

Marketing is invaluable in reaching a target audience and generating positive word of mouth. In addition to traditional offline paper marketing materials like business cards and flyers, businesses should be covered in the virtual world as well. Here are eight key things every business should know about online marketing: 1. Websites are wonderful Foundational to your online marketing campaign is your website….

DIY Marketing Materials: When You Benefit by Printing It Yourself

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Watermelon Party Postcard by PaperDirect

Are you looking to make a great impression when introducing yourself to prospective customers and clients? There’s no better way to start your relationship off with a bang than with a set of well-crafted promotional materials. The ideal business card or flyer will reflect the unique flavor of your organization, instantly giving recipients insight into your qualities. If your goal…

10 Cutting Edge Hair Salon Marketing Ideas

Business Marketing Ideas

Woman Red Lipstick Business Cards by PaperDirect

Running a successful hair salon requires a lot more than the ability to know a good haircut from a bad one. Anyone who’s been in the business longer than a week can tell you that marketing plays a huge part in the ability of a salon to remain in business. To help boost your efforts, here are 10 of the…

5 Marketing Tips that Push the Envelope into the New Year

Marketing & Sales Promotion Techniques

Good marketing can make a world of difference for your company. It can be the difference between generating new business, retaining customers and creating repeat customers to becoming easily forgettable and losing business to your competition. So with that in mind, it’s important to create impactful marketing that’s different from your competitors – but in a good way. And it’s…

Back to Basics: Adding Print to Integrated Christmas Marketing Programs

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Integrated marketing is the coordination of all available marketing avenues, tools and resources your business has into a seamless program that maximizes positive impact upon customers at the lowest cost. While some businesses see the Holidays as a barren desert when it comes to marketing, it is actually a season ripe with marketing opportunities. If you can think outside the…

Tips for Summertime Marketing – Keep Business Sizzling this Summer

Designing Your Business Communication Marketing & Sales Promotion Techniques

Ripples 3-Panel Brochures

As the temperature rises; the days get longer, shorts take over jeans, but business may become sluggish. Turn on the AC and rejuvenate your marketing strategy with a splash of summer-themed materials from PaperDirect. Create buzz with colorful banners and flyers. Customize them with your company’s logo, friendly photos and slogans. Custom print large posters for window displays, and smaller newsletters…

These Low Cost Marketing Ideas Really Work

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Daisy Flowers Border Papers by PaperDirect

In tough economic times, business have got to find ways to market that don’t cost a lot of money. For many small businesses, there’s just no room in the budget for costly advertising campaigns. With some hard work, ingenuity, diligence and passion, small business owners and managers can come up with low cost marketing ideas that really work. How will…

Unique Marketing Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Marketing & Sales Promotion Techniques

Heart Shaped Wishes Border Papers by PaperDirect

Valentine’s Day is not a  just an opportunity for boyfriends, girlfriends and spouses to express their undying love for each other and celebrate their lifelong commitment to love and cherish each other til death do they part. It’s also a time for businesses to show customers how much they appreciate them and offer great deals that not only say “Thanks…

DIY Marketing Tips That Won’t Break the Bank

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Marquetry Letterhead Papers by PaperDirect

When starting up a new business, whether large or small, it’s important to budget your money wisely because you will spend a lot of money quickly getting the business set up. Whether you’re starting a work-from-home type of business using the Internet or opening a retail store or restaurant, every penny must be carefully accounted for, and you must find…

How To Get Customers To Open Your Next Marketing Brochure

Designing Your Business Communication

Cool Surf Brochures

PaperDirect is a huge fan of using brochures to market your business: They’re inexpensive, practical, easy to distribute and familiar. In this age of advanced technology and so little face-to-face or “on paper” marketing, the brochure has remained a highly effective marketing tool for both large and small businesses. Have you tried using brochures to market your business, but do…

Send Business Marketing Emails with PaperDirect & Constant Contact

Online Marketing Ideas

How to Send Business Marketing Emails Are you not utilizing email marketing for your business services because you’re not sure how to do it correctly?  Or do you have a business email marketing campaign running now that isn’t bringing you the returns you envisioned when it was created?  Have you failed to extend your email marketing campaigns to online conversion…

Online Marketing Tips–What’s New in 2012?

Online Marketing Ideas

Just as technology and the Internet are constantly evolving, so are online marketing strategies that work. New years bring new online marketing tips, so let’s take a look at some online marketing tip for small businesses that are taking off in 2012 according to “Small Business Trends,” a popular website for small business owners. “Small Business Trends” focuses on areas…

PaperDirect Partnership With Constant Contact Makes Email Marketing Easy!

Online Marketing Ideas

With everyone advertising online these days, having a website and creating an online marketing campaign are a must. If you are having difficulty merging onto the technological superhighway or already have dabbled in email marketing but could use some guidance, you have come to the right place. PaperDirect is happy to announce we have partnered with Constant Contact to provide…

DIY Marketing Ideas That Save You Money

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Money Tree Business Cards

When starting a new business, you have to be careful of how you spend your money and make sure you don’t over budget. Every dime you spend on starting a new business, whether it’s an online business or a retail store, must be carefully considered. One mistake many new business owners make is over-spending on marketing their business. Many novice…

Rank Higher with These Online Marketing Tips

Online Marketing Ideas

If your business is solely dependent on website traffic or if your website to support your business is just not doing well on the search engines, there are online marketing tips you can implement to try to get the search engines, especially Google, to rank your website higher. High rankings mean more people are going to click on your website,…

Marketing Tips to Improve Your Visibility

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Victorian House Business Cards

Even with a limited budget, there are marketing tips to increase your company’s visibility and bring in revenue. According to the website, Entrepreneur, there are numerous ways you can market your business without spending a lot of money. Here are some marketing tips for the budget-conscious business owner or manager: Create and promote a customer loyalty program. The PaperDirect blog…