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How Millennials Respond to Direct Mail Marketing

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When trying to engage millennials, don’t discount the power of print. See how this generation thinks of and responds to direct mail, and explore how you can get started with a campaign of your own.

A woman dressed in yellow working on her computer.

You know the stereotype: Millennials are digital natives, glued to their smartphones, and the only way for marketers to reach them is through social media.

The truth is, millennials respond to a marketing channel that’s been around for centuries and is now more dynamic and actionable than ever: paper in a mailbox.

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  2. [2]Ibid.
  3. [3]Ibid.
  4. [4]Ibid.
  5. [5]Ibid.
  6. [6]Ibid.
  7. [7]Ibid.
  8. [8]Ibid.
  9. [9]Ibid.
  10. [10]Ibid.
  11. [11]Ibid.
  12. [12]Ibid.
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  14. [14] Research — Full Report, Qualitative and Quantitative Results, Summit Research, February 2021.
  15. [15]“Causes/Charity & Activism Report: Gen Z and Millennial research, trends, and insights,” YPulse, January 2020.
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