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NEW! Email Marketing Tips & Trends That Work

May 7, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

Think you’re up-to-date on the latest email marketing trends… think again! In this session, Jay Schwedelson, Founder of & President/CEO of Outcome Media, will guide you through the latest and greatest email marketing tips, trends and tactics. Discover email best practices to cut through the noise and ensure your emails are making an impact in the inbox. From how to increase open rates to getting more responses, you’ll learn ways to improve your overall email marketing ROI. Take a deep dive into what’s working to drive strong direct marketing results via email right now.

You will learn:

  • Simple and quick tweaks to double open rates for your email campaigns

  • The power of subject lines and the tactics that increase open rates

  • Ideal times/frequencies to send email

  • And more!

Shaping the Future: A Marketer's Guide to Navigating New Privacy Laws

March 5, 2024 at 6:00:00 PM

In the ever-evolving landscape of privacy laws, 2024 brings yet another wave of changes impacting the responsibilities and practices of data companies. Our upcoming webinar will navigate these shifts, building upon the updates from 2022 and 2023. We'll dissect the latest legal risks and responsibilities, deliver a clear understanding of current regulatory trends in data and explore how these affect operations in data-driven marketing. Offering practical advice and vital insights, this webinar aims to make sense of the complex data privacy landscape and gear you up with a comprehensive update on the 2024 privacy laws. Whether you're deeply involved in data practices or simply curious about these changes, our session will guide you towards better understanding and compliance.

Postal Power

October 10, 2023 at 5:00:00 PM

Join us for an exclusive webinar covering everything Postal!  We will bring you the newest information on USPS topics impacting the marketing world and share some ways to make that postage $$ stretch.

Updates and open discussion with Q & A on below:

  • NEW 30% Mail Growth Incentive for Marketing Mail in 2024

  • 2024 USPS Promotions, discount amounts, and how to participate.

  • USPS Delivery Network Transformation, changes to the new network, and how it may impact mail sortation and destination entry.

  • 2024 Postage Projections, percentages, and timelines to aid in budgeting.

The New State Privacy Laws:  A Primer for Data Companies

April 25, 2023 at 5:00:00 PM

2022 and 2023 have seen major changes in privacy law, substantially increasing the responsibilities – and visibility – of data companies’ data collection practices and use cases.  Not only do consumers have expanded rights in several states, but regulators and class action plaintiffs have increasingly set their sights on scrutinizing data sales and imposing new standards of transparency based on recent (and some older) statutes.   Ken Dreifach and Hannah Schaller, of the boutique privacy and data law firm ZwillGen, will walk us through these new laws, and provide an update on the legal risks and responsibilities they impose, along with other litigation and regulatory trends in the data space.  Ken is a former privacy regulator and General Counsel of LiveRamp, and he and Hannah counsel numerous data companies regarding regulatory compliance.

Analyzing Market Segments with Google Analytics

October 27, 2022 at 5:00:00 PM

With the increasing availability of data and analysis tools, SUNY New Paltz School of Business, like many other business schools, is helping students learn data analytics to inform business decision making. Dr Shen is in area of Marketing and teaches Digital Marketing Analytics, which helps students appreciate how website data are collected and analyzed to inform marketing decisions. In this webinar, Dr Shen will demonstrate how he teaches market segmentation analysis of website data using Google Analytics. He will also introduce how he has worked, through a mentorship program, with HVDMA membership businesses, and discuss what else can be done to further our collaborative relationships.

Grow Your Network and Referral Base with LinkedIn

June 16, 2022 at 6:00:00 PM

Risa previously presented two sessions on LinkedIn for us back in 2020. Those sessions were on how to post, maximize your business page, and grow your business. In this session, she will dig deeper and provide tips for identifying potential clients and referral sources by tapping into the power of the enormous database within LinkedIn. Most people have a LinkedIn account, but most are not using the true power of LinkedIn. Tips will include how to find contacts through the various networks you are likely already connected to; refining your search to identify people to connect with in a very targeted way; understanding the power of LinkedIn groups, and how to post to get the most engagement.

Demystifying Location Data

October 28, 2021 at 5:00:00 PM

If you have ever used location data, want to know what location data is, or would like to understand more about practical uses for location-based data this session is for you.  Demystifying Location Data will be a live moderated q & a style session that explains what location data is and how to utilize it – no questions will be left on the table.  Please join us for about an hour to enhance your knowledge of what location data is and what it means to you as a marketer.

Do This, Not That: NEW Email Marketing Techniques That Work

June 24, 2021 at 5:00:00 PM

Email performance has never been better. Why? The number of email users worldwide and the time we spend in our inboxes keeps increasing. While this is great news for marketers looking to capture audiences via email campaigns, we have to also acknowledge behavioral changes over the last year that directly affect the way audiences notice and process our marketing messages. Forget what you think you know about email marketing and discover how you can best capture increased attention on inboxes with real, actionable insights from the last 60 days. This session will guide you through the latest best practices to help cut through the noise and ensure your emails are making an impact.

Key Takeaways Include:

  • Increasing open rates with stronger subject lines

  • The best days and ideal frequencies for sending emails

  • How to incorporate personalization, emojis, and interactive design to capture specific demographic audiences and drive performance

Disruption in the Media Landscape

April 15, 2021 at 5:00:00 PM

What is Connected TV and how does it fit into the media ecosystem? During this seminar, we will dive into how this media channel is disrupting the way people are consuming video and ultimately, how advertisers should adjust their strategies to capitalize on this shift in consumption.

Master Class: How to K.A.R.E. for your Business in 2021 Part 1

February 18, 2021 at 6:00:00 PM

K.A.R.E = Keep. Attain. Recapture. Expand | Bring your greatest selling and prospecting challenges! Join us for part one of a two-part master class as sales expert and trainer, Rob Fishman leads us in a discussion of common selling challenges including prospecting, sales cycle, not able to reach decision makers, lack of adequate introductions and referrals. Rob will address these issues and discuss alternative ways to achieve success in these vital areas.

2024 Postal Insights: Roadmap to 2025 Marketing Success Using the New USPS Promotions

April 23, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

Back by popular demand, our next webinar dives into the latest USPS promotions for 2024, and reveals the ones planned for 2025. Join our expert Deborah Damore as we explore effective strategies and insights for leveraging these promotions to boost your marketing success in 2025. This session builds upon last year's foundational webinar, offering fresh perspectives and actionable tactics. Perfect for marketers and business owners looking to stay ahead of the curve. Don't miss out!

LinkedIn: The Most Powerful Free Business Tool Ever Created

February 27, 2024 at 6:00:00 PM

LinkedIn is the most powerful free business tool ever created. But do you know how to maximize it? Is your profile robust and complete? Do you know the best ways to use it to connect with colleagues and leads?

Risa Hoag, President of GMG Public Relations, will return to shed light on this powerful tool and ensure you have the latest tips to leverage LinkedIn and use it to your advantage.

CTV Advertising: Unleashing Growth with TV-Digital Integration

September 19, 2023 at 5:00:00 PM

TV advertisers are familiar with the power and versatility of the placement's format. Digital advertisers are familiar with the power and accountability of those formats' capabilities. Both find themselves needing to change how they plan and buy integrated campaigns amidst shifting consumer behavior and shifting brand needs. Learn how integrated CTV-Digital campaigns offer an ideal solution.

How to Keep Your Business Strong During Uncertain Times

March 28, 2023 at 5:00:00 PM

2023 is shaping to be a year focused on maximizing profitability over growth as companies are putting a greater emphasis on strengthening the foundation of their organization. This webinar will focus on how brands are accomplishing this over four key areas: Improving customer retention; Increasing Average Order Value (AOV); Increasing customer Lifetime Value (LTV); And attracting new customers faster at a lower Cost per Acquisition (CPA).

The ACMA's Efforts on Behalf of Your Bottom Line

August 18, 2022 at 5:00:00 PM

For 15 years, the ACMA has been the e-commerce/catalog/direct industry's "little engine that does." Historically under-financed and under-supported, the ACMA has nevertheless accomplished numerous "wins" for this crucial industry. ACMA's President & Executive Director Hamilton Davison will detail what this vital organization has been working on of late, what its goals are for the membership, and why it's so important that you and/or your clients support it. Among others matters.


March 3, 2022 at 6:00:00 PM

Paper shortages, labor strikes, print capacity, price increases, and global supply chain disruptions have affected direct marketers big and small. Come to learn how we arrived in this situation, what we can expect moving forward, and the ways direct marketers are creatively solving these business challenges.

What's the Future of the Postal Service and Where Do I Fit In?

July 29, 2021 at 5:00:00 PM

As you have read in the news, it's been never a dull moment for the Postal Service over the past year. During the lockdown, mail volumes plunged, package deliveries skyrocketed, and election ballots...well, who knows? With a new postmaster general in place, Trump backer Louis DeJoy proceeded to carve out an unpopular 10-year plan for the Postal Service with no input from the mailing community. Then given the opportunity by its regulator, the USPS announced a significant postal rate increase to take effect just prior to this fall's peak mailing season. The ACMA's Hamilton Davison and The Vogel Group's Alex Vogel will provide the many "behind the scenes" backgrounds that have led us to where we are now, what the options and alternatives are, and insights into what kind of future we may have in the mail.

What is Identity Resolution?

June 10, 2021 at 5:00:00 PM

As privacy is increasingly a top concern for businesses and consumers alike, Identity Resolution becomes more important to understand.  With that in mind, the HVDMA is pleased to bring you our next interactive webinar topic on Identity Resolution.  Join us for a free power hour lunch as our master experts Vincent Pietrafesa and Ajay Gupta from Stirista break down: what identity resolution is, why it’s important and what it means in the next evolution of Marketing.   No question will be left unanswered — come with your questions for a truly educational experience.

California (and now Virginia!) 2.0:  CCPA, CPRA, and What Data Companies Need to Know

March 25, 2021 at 5:00:00 PM

Long-time data industry counsel Ken Dreifach and Tony Ficarrotta of ZwillGen will address how new state privacy legislation, particularly in California and Virginia, is likely to impact the data industry by imposing new, and sometimes restrictive, requirements on data collection, use and marketing.

Growing Your Business in Front of a Lens: How Digital Media is Transforming Customer Experience and Sales

November 12, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM

In this session, participants will learn how various forms of Digital Media has transformed the way businesses engage with their customers and how simple 90-second videos with a mobile phone can build a brand like never before.  From how to properly record videos to distributing them easily and quickly to measuring their impact, discover how Digital Media can transform your business in a marketplace that moves faster and faster each day.

The Paper Trail: How Current Paper Industry Trends Affect Marketers

April 9, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

Join us for a compelling webinar designed for marketers in the evolving paper industry. This session will explore the latest trends, challenges, and innovations in the paper sector as of 2024. Understand how these developments influence marketing strategies across both print and digital platforms. We'll discuss adaptive tactics to ensure effective communication and branding in a dynamic marketplace. This webinar is a must for marketers striving to stay informed and successful at the intersection of paper and digital mediums. Whether tackling paper shortages or considering sustainable practices, this session will provide key insights to enhance your marketing efforts in today's environment.

Direct Mail Online:
Precision in Direct Mail Should Influence Your Digital Advertising

January 23, 2024 at 6:00:00 PM

We will discuss how traditional advertising audience targeting strategies, like leveraging offline deterministic data about households is the key to unlocking and staying consistent when running across digital channels. As cookie depreciation continues, 3rd party offline data sources continue to remain valuable, but a brand's 1st party data becomes even more invaluable. Finding a reputable onboarder to bring that data into the digital world (beyond just email marketing) is key.

Quick Win Email Tips – What is working NOW!

July 25, 2023 at 5:00:00 PM

Do you ever wonder - How can I increase open rates? What is the best day/time to send email? Well, now’s the time to find out! Join Jay Schwedelson, Founder of and President & CEO of Outcome Media as he guides you through the latest best practices for email marketing. Discover small changes that can make a big impact and take your campaign to the next level. This fast-paced session will cover email marketing tips & tricks for Business and Consumer marketers. From subject line tweaks to securing more clicks and conversions, you’ll gain insight into quick wins to implement into your campaigns today!

Key Takeaways:

  • Subject line tips to increase open rates

  • Ideal sending days/frequencies

  • Major pitfalls to avoid

  • Quick wins; CTA buttons, landing page content and more!

Exploring the Essential Business Value of Radio vs. the Emergence Of Podcasting in the Digital Age

March 21, 2023 at 5:00:00 PM

This webinar is an exploration of the power of audio and its history from 1900s broadcast to modern podcasting. We'll cover how audio has been used to tell stories and create effective marketing strategies for businesses over time. This presentation will feature examples of personifying an organization through sound, as well as discuss the relevance of both broadcast and podcasting in today's media landscape. Join us to learn more about the use of audio for storytelling, branding, and marketing - from then to now.

Marketing Success in the Digital Age

June 30, 2022 at 5:00:00 PM

Financial institutions, large and small, were a lifeline for both retail and commercial customers during the pandemic. As COVID cases surged, bankers had to find new ways to provide branch services, help customers adjust to being served electronically, improve access to online/mobile banking, and implement SBA-backed Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Customer service was managed by employees working from home and marketing messages were quickly retooled to reflect the complexity of the public health and economic crisis.

What was learned by banks has relevance for any industry that hopes to succeed in a post-pandemic digital age. Did using chatbots help? Why are FinTechs growing in types and usage by banks? What shifts in consumer behavior will remain as the pandemic recedes? How do marketers apply lessons learned from banks?

Do This, Not That: NEW Email Marketing Techniques That Work for 2022

January 27, 2022 at 6:00:00 PM

Think you know the latest ins and outs of email marketing? Think again! It’s time to get clued in on the behavioral changes of today that are affecting how email users notice, process, and respond to your marketing messages. This fast-paced session from email expert, Jay Schwedelson, will use real data from email campaigns executed over the last 30 days, providing specific tips and tricks you can implement into your email marketing campaigns to drive major performance today!

Key takeaways will include:

  • Gain insight into what current environmental factors are causing open rates to fluctuate

  • Learn some of the current best days and times to send an email for maximum impact

  • Come away with key learnings around what subject lines are driving open rates and making offers stand out

  • Understand how Apple’s latest privacy policy is affecting email open rates and engagement

What’s Your Plan B?

July 22, 2021 at 5:00:00 PM

What is your Plan B as life gets back to a yet to be determined “new normal”?  How are you going to move you and your business forward?  Terry will help you look at  what you have learned over the past year and utilize those insights to succeed.

Is Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Real?

May 20, 2021 at 5:00:00 PM

We are pleased to bring you our next webinar “Is AI/ML real?” .. Featuring a panel of expert data analysts and a data monetization expert moderator for a lively practical conversation on all things AI/ML - what it means to you and the world. Topics that will be discussed: What are neural networks, what are training sets, when to use regression or not use regression, ensemble  models, clone, and more.

 Master Class: How to K.A.R.E. for your Business in 2021 Part 2

March 11, 2021 at 6:00:00 PM

K.A.R.E = Keep. Attain. Recapture. Expand | For part two of this masterclass, Rob Fishman will discuss the four essential business building blocks of revenue in your company. Using the KARE model, Rob will discuss client retention strategies (KEEP), how to prospect more effectively (ATTAIN), how to win back inactive or former clients and customers (RECAPTURE) and a way to grow accounts organically that have potential to do more (EXPAND).

LinkedIn – Post Like a Pro, Maximize Your Business Page, and Your Questions Answered

October 29, 2020 at 5:00:00 PM

Don’t miss LinkedIn 201 with Risa Hoag, President of GMGPR.

Risa will review:

  • How to maximize your posts for visibility

  • Writing articles to get traction and engagement

  • How to make sure your business page is helping your visibility

  • Your questions will be answered but you must submit them ahead of time! Don’t be shy, send them in!

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