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Marketers Are Using Direct Mail Mostly for Customer Acquisition, Say Overall Performance is Improving
The ability to integrate with digital campaigns is one of the leading advantages of direct mail.
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YouTube now accounts for more CTV streaming hours than Netflix, while ad-supported services are more popular than non-ad-supported ones.
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Most marketers report looking at their content marketing performance data on at least a weekly basis.
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B2B marketers and salespeople say their top priority to drive growth this year is to improve alignment.
Almost one-quarter of major brands are experiencing political polarization, judging by net sentiment in conversations about them.
Roughly 6 in 10 would rather save $4-5 off their subscription than pay that money to avoid ads.
Direct mail is also among the most-used and highly-touted advertising channels.