Live from DM Co-op: DMA’s Greco on the New “Three R’s”

| Tim Parry

White Plains, NY–Technology has given direct marketers more ways of getting their messages to the masses than ever before, but consumers also have more ways to turn off those lines of communication, Direct Marketing Association president John Greco said in his April 27 keynote speech

Think Like a Consumer to Protect the List Industry

| Tim Parry

Chicca D’Agostino, president of Hackensack, NJ-based list management firm Focus USA, says that list owners and professionals need to be more cautious before accepting work from direct marketers. In addition to helping direct marketers find the right people to send offers to, list brokers and managers should also look out for signs of trouble.

Process, Procedures, and Compliance: A Five-Step Program

| Tim Parry

To help list owners, renters, brokers, and managers avoid running foul of the Federal Trade, Stacey Girt, senior vice president at Newtown, PA-based services provider MKTG Services, offered a five-step program designed to promote proper process, procedures and compliance.