By Pete Carter, Principal and Senior Vice President | Republished from Direct Marketing News | Most agencies began using traditional media like direct mail and print, but social media and mobile are evolving quickly and must be reflected on every marketing agenda. Smart agencies are adapting to the times and offering clients a multichannel approach.
by Kim Cubine, President | We are excited to announce that CCAH has been selected to oversee the direct marketing efforts of Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD). In this role, we will be designing, implementing and evaluating comprehensive, multichannel, integrated fundraising campaigns to support the important work this nonprofit does.
by Pete Carter, Principal and Senior Vice President | We’re all pretty familiar with the traditional direct mail acknowledgment. The DMAW’s March Lunch and Learn featured a discussion of best practices for direct mail thank-you packages. Acknowledgment mailings make donors – returning and new – feel special. Another option for reaching out to donors is the electronic acknowledgment, an area where CCAH is at the leading edge of innovation.
by Lon Chapman, Executive Vice President | With half of the country buried in snow and ice, it might be hard to recognize that spring did, in fact, arrive on March 20. As we all take time to defrost in this season of renewal, it’s a good time to breathe new life into your direct marketing creative, too.
by Kim Cubine, President | It is with great pleasure that I share the news that CCAH’s “I Am a Cancer Survivor” campaign on behalf of City of Hope won the Hubbies 2014 Courageous Client Award. Daniel Kamas, CCAH Senior Strategist, accepted the award at the March 31st awards ceremony.
By: Jenny Allen, Principal & Senior Vice President | “There will never be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.” – Susan B. Anthony
By: Shannon Murphy, Principal & Senior Vice President of Production | The continued upward march year after year of the cost of postage, paper and petrol (we like alliterations) are causing many in the nonprofit sector to pinch their production pennies. And this focus on the bottom line is having a major impact on organizations’ ability to effectively raise funds. Lower acquisition quantities being mailed out combined with cost-savings measures that effect donor response mean that the money coming in is also dwindling.