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Brian Curliss
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Let’s say you’ve accumulated leads through a trade show. Those contacts are not going to sit around, so you’ll find the necessary means in reaching out to them - with email most likely being one of the top methods.Only problem is that those leads will receive emails from every other trade show vendor and contact. Spam-galore, right? You want to stand out from the crowd and capture their attention, so you might try other channels including phone-c...
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MailLift's Postmark Perfect increases your letters' authenticity because it assures your letters are sent from a USPS location near you.
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Hear how Groove surprises there customers with handwritten letters and stickers. They believe personal support doesn’t have to be confined to your helpdesk. 

Insider Tip: Ask them about how they were rewarded with loyalty because of the letters they sent!
Blog What is Groove? The ROI of a Handwritten Note. As an online business, your customers expect to get emails from you. And with most online businesses, those emails are where customer communication begins and ends. But what happens when you break the digital plane, so to speak?
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Increasing customer retention rates by 5% increases profits by 25% to 95%. Harvard Business Review reports that repeat customers spend more than twice as much in months 24-30 of their relationships than they do in the first six months. They stress that if your company knows how much it really ...
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Adding direct mail marketing to your current email marketing efforts increases your response rate, nurtures your leads and boosts your ROI.
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Company swag and promo items are highly overrated. Instead, discover how handwritten letters can boost revenues and your brand.
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This post was originally published on MailLift. When you think of brand promotion, branded t-shirts, hats, pens, stress balls etc. seem to be the default. But in a world of personalized marketing,
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  • MailLift
    CEO, 2013 - present
    MailLift integrates with 100+ marketing automation tools, CRMs and other softwares to automate handwritten letters and thank you packages for B2B SaaS companies. MailLift writes and send handwritten letters (yes, written by hand) to mailboxes via USPS (yes, the old-school inbox) on your behalf, freeing you and your staff’s time. #500Strong
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CEO of MailLift.com -- World's #1 Automation Tool for Handwritten Thank You Cards for Fortune 500, B2B & SaaS Companies.
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Brian Curliss is the CEO of MailLift, Inc. a leader in B2B SaaS marketing and sales tools.

MailLift integrates with 100+ marketing automation tools, CRMs and other softwares to automate handwritten letters and thank you packages for B2B SaaS companies. 

The difference between MailLift and other B2B marketing/sales solutions is summed up quite nicely by KissMetrics, "Not only do their writers painstakingly craft a note to send to your customers on your behalf, but MailLift ships the handwritten notes from your address. And, you can integrate it with your CRM to make things as easy as possible!”


Brian previously founded a vacation rental marketing automation service, growing it to $40k/mo in revenue within six months. Before that he unofficially studied at SMU and the University of Texas for 4 years. Averaging 18 credit hours a semester without enrolling. 

Brian has been mentioned in many publications, including Forbes, TIME, CNN, Mashable, TechCrunch, Yahoo! Finance, CBS News, Entrepreneur and the book Hacking Sales: The Playbook.

Follow him at @BrianCurliss
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MailLift handwrites MILLIONS of words per year.
Education
  • 500 Startups
    2013 - 2014
  • University of Texas at Austin
    2010 - 2012
  • Southern Methodist University
    2008 - 2010
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