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May 3, 2016

How to Make the Most of Your Email Marketing Efforts

You may have heard that email marketing is dead; however, email marketing is still a great tool to incorporate into your strategic marketing plan. In fact, 89% of marketers, in […]
April 19, 2016

Discover What Your Audience Loves

March 9, 2016

Can Catalogs Be Replaced With Only Internet Marketing?

In a recent post, Jim Coogan, the founder and president of Catalog Marketing Economics, posed a question certainly on the minds of most millenial marketing mavens, “Can catalogs be replaced with only […]
December 2, 2015

Winning at the Shelf: When Less IS More

September 30, 2015

ABUS Trade Show Marketing: Made of Steel, Built with Passion

It’s the season for trade shows, which means brands are busy planning what kind of statement they want to make at each expo. Several of our clients look to us […]
August 13, 2015

Avoid Big Trouble: Seven Packaging Design Tips

  “FDA: Some KIND Bars Not as Healthy as they claim to be” – KIND bars needing to change their labeling following accusations the bars weren’t as healthy as advertised […]
June 23, 2015

Specialty Foods Are Becoming More Accessible

  “Specialty Foods Have Mass Market Appeal” an article written by Richard Thompson for Gourmet News, The Business Newspaper for the Gourmet Industry, discusses specialty food business’ growth in recent […]
June 16, 2015

Learn the Lingo: Working on Print Projects with Your Design Agency

You’re meeting with your agency to talk about the new print project and you want to make your time as productive as possible.  Here are some typical questions to consider […]
June 11, 2015

How to Write an Eight-Step Marketing Plan

Interested in learning how to write an effective marketing plan for your business? There are eight easy and essential steps! The eight steps include: identifying your target market, creating a SWOT […]
June 2, 2015

25 Reasons to Get Help with Marketing

Entrepreneur magazine recently published an article titled “25 Signs You Need Help Marketing.” The article discusses common signs that identify businesses who need help marketing themselves. It includes the topics […]
May 12, 2015

New Website Launch: The Quarry Cable Park & Grille

We had the absolute pleasure to work with and launch a new website with the awesome team over at The Quarry Cable Park & Grille. We worked from the ground up […]
March 10, 2015

Never go shopping while hungry. Make a plan.

At Custom Direct, we’d like to think a client’s success is due primarily to our efforts at branding and marketing their products and services – and this is true in […]