direct mail

$100,000 From a $500 Donor? Impossible? Think Again

If you’ve been following our blog or reading our case studies or attending our workshops, you’ve heard us preaching: segment out your mid-level donors and upgrade them! Why? Renewal rates are declining—but upgrades are increasing! A direct mail donor is a direct mail donor. If they have the capacity to

Faircom New York Takes Home DMFA Award for the Third Year in a Row!

We are honored to announce that Faircom New York took home an award from the 2019 Direct Marketing Fundraisers Association (DMFA) Awards, making this the third year in a row that Faircom New York has been awarded DMFA honors. The DMFA Awards are hosted each year, with DMFA members showcasing

Rapid Response: Alabama Law Requires Immediate Action

By Sally Frank, Senior VP of Strategy and Innovation As soon as Alabama passed legislation criminalizing abortion and imposing harsher sentences for those performing abortion than for rapists, we knew our client, Human Rights Watch, needed to reach out to donors— and quickly.  We picked up the phone, convened a

Hurricane Florence — Mailing Service Alerts

Written by Amanda Stone, Jr. Digital Marketing Associate   As Hurricane Florence approaches the mid-Atlantic coast, residents are evacuating and preparing for the Category 4 hurricane to make landfall later this week. Due to likely storm surges, heavy rain, strong winds, and power outages, the United States Postal Service (USPS)

Unpacking the Value of Incorporating Multi-Channel Messaging

Corinne Servily, President of Faircom New York, and Barbra Schulman, Vice President of Integrated Marketing, will be attending the National Catholic Development Conference this Fall. Join us for a discussion on the value of integrated fundraising Written by Corinne Servily, President of Faircom New York The most successful and robust fundraising programs

Five Takeaways on Mid-Level Donors

Written by Agathe Sarran Faircom New York and Faircom Paris have been ramping up their mid-level strategic positioning and campaign execution as a result of two major factors in the industry:  An increasing trend of donors focusing their giving—i.e. giving greater amounts to fewer charities in an effort to make

Faircom New York Awarded Direct Mail Prize

By Emily Rudder, Jr. Digital Strategist We are thrilled to announce that Faircom New York has been named runner up for best acquisition direct mail appeal of 2017 for our International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR) package by the Direct Marketing Fundraiser’s Association! The Direct Marketing Fundraiser’s Association (DMFA) is

Welcome to our new client!

With the major rush in Autumn around gala season and end of year fundraising, summertime is when most nonprofits reach out to partners and agencies to begin planning their fundraising year ahead. This summer, we’ve been in touch with many nonprofits in New York City and around the globe, and we’re happy

The Art of the Reboot

Written by Michelle Le, Senior Account Director It’s exciting news! Our favorite shows like Full House and Coach are coming back to television, and we simply can’t wait to drop the lines “Cut. It. Out” and “Have Mercy” in front of younger generations (without getting confused looks).   Rebooting popular

Integrating DM + Online

Written by Sally Frank, Vice President Here’s a quick and easy tip for an organization working to integrate direct mail and online. After sending a direct mail appeal, it is standard practice to follow up with a corresponding email. Having both print and digital communication channels allows donors to choose their

Direct Mail Design

Written by Michelle Le, Senior Account Director After the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in February, we wrote a post describing the essentials to designing a direct mail envelope (to read the post, click here). The envelope may be the first thing your donors see, but don’t waste all your time on

Direct Mail Tips from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Written by Michelle Le, Senior Account Director Spring fashion week has come and gone (unlike the snow storms in New York City!) but the trends and designs have left a lasting impact as we move into the new season. While not quite as sexy and hip as the runways of

“On-Line is replacing Direct Mail” is an urban legend

URBAN LEGEND TOUTED BY EVERY BOARD IN AMERICA:  On-Line is replacing Direct Mail Written by Sally Frank, Vice President This is a true story. The result of tabulating year-end revenue streams and strategizing for 2015 for Client X (name has not been disclosed for privacy purposes)   Client X has a