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CuCo Creative is an integrated branding, strategic, digital agency based in in the sunny Silicon South of Bournemouth, Dorset. We provide creative marketing and advertising solutions to the South Coast, stretching as far as London, UK! CuCo are members of the DBA and are both an RAR recommended and awarded agency. We are also a D&AD accredited marketing, digital, design, and branding agency! Our team are experts in delivering integrated marketing campaigns in all areas of branding, advertising, marketing, digital, E-commerce, design, web design & development, and WordPress, and offer a strategic approach to marketing consultancy.

Our creative marketing and design teams work together to delver a wide range of website development skills and a variety of marketing projects for your brand. Our digital services include web design, search engine optimisation (SEO), HTML emails & email marketing, Google Adwords/pay per click (PPC), database driven websites, content management systems (CMS), social media management, WordPress websites and E-commerce websites.

CuCo are also a creative print management agency, offering a full colour lithographic through short run or personalised digital printing services. We are experts in paper stocks, print finishes, folding techniques and FSC printing. Whether it is rolling out your new brand across creative marketing collateral, print advertising, business cards, business stationary (letterheads and comp slips), packaging, point of sale (POS), brochures, leaflets, flyers, or making your brand come to life with illustration or photography, CuCo are the perfect integrated branding and marketing partner for the South West, without heavy London agency fees.

Our team are passionate about driving sales through creative marketing solutions, so whether your business needs to generate new leads, a brand refresh, or a website improvement, get in touch with us here at CuCo!

Whatever your marketing or advertising requirements may be, CuCo Creative have the branding expertise and marketing knowledge and experience to produce your next marketing campaign! Whatever your budget or your location, call CuCo today on 01202 911959 to discuss your brand!


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3 Creative Direct Mail Ideas for SME’s

Think Direct Mail is a thing of the past? Think again! Despite the popularity of online marketing, people still remember and understand what they see and read on paper. Direct Mail Marketing campaigns offer great opportunities for SME’s to reach their target market in a cost-effective and efficient way and often have a healthy ROI.

However, creating good direct mail pieces that grab people’s attention isn’t easy –  it takes a lot of thought and creativity in order to be effective and memorable.

To give you some inspiration, here’s some cool direct mail ideas that are simple, yet so effective:

1. KitKat

 KitKat DIrect Mailer

A great example of a simple, yet very impactful direct mail piece is KitKats chunky campaign. The mailer was designed to look like a Royal Mail ‘Something for you’ card, and therefore immediately grabbed people’s attention. The card explained the KitKat could not be delivered because ‘it’s too chunky for your letterbox’, but offers a free KitKat to collect from the nearest store. A great and extremely effective campaign!

2. LavOnline

Lavonline tomato splash direct mailer

In Italy, there is very low penetration and awareness of online laundries. To change this, the Italian online laundry LavOnline needed to come up with something that would create awareness and engage the target audience, whilst also communicating the two main benefits of the service: speed and simplicity.

In their extremely clever direct mail piece, the company encouraged recipients to splash a fake tomato in a paper-cut t-shirt. At the bottom it says: ‘It’ll be a hard blow for stains. To get the idea behind our service, hit this T-shirt. If you really want to try it out, register now on’

A great and extremely engaging idea, that clearly got the online laundry the results they wanted: within 4 weeks, 32 % of recipients registered on the site and 8% tried the service. The overall website traffic increased by 15%! A clever and effective campaign!

3. Ikea 

Ikea direct mailer

A direct mail piece that is thin enough to fit under the door, yet impactful enough to attract people’s attention? Ikea found a solution: a pop-up furniture DM! The mailer slides under the door effortlessly and once it’s open, an entire bedroom pops out! The marketing piece promotes Ikea’s most iconic products: flat pack furniture and has a clever message: 

Ikea direct mailer

We hope that these ideas will help you get your creative juices flowing and help you come up with a fantastic idea for your direct mailer.

If not, don’t panic – CuCo are here to help! Our experienced team of designers and marketers can help you come up with a creative idea that is just right for you! What are you waiting for? Contact CuCo today on 01202 911959 or email – we’d love to hear from you!

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