Free Don’t Come For Free

from Promo Magazine: Direct mail promising “free” products could be outlawed under radical new European Union legislation, according to wire service reports. The move, which follows intense lobbying by consumers’ groups, is set to be confirmed by the European Parliament (EP) next month, after months of deliberation by Brussels officials. Most likely, the EP would […]

The Direct Route To Creative Hell

Retire This Year!

Every Point of Contact Counts

Rarely are rejection notices considered a marketing opportunity. But everything is marketing when it involves your brand. For instance, these notices often arrive on letterhead, with a big fat logo prominently displayed. That’s a marketing opportunity. The other day, I got such a notice from High Country News, where I had applied to be News […]