When constructing a direct marketing message, the layout of the content is just as important as the content itself. A layout and design that is cluttered or hard to follow can deter your customer from reading and or understanding your message which means your ROI and business suffer. QuantumDigital CMO Eric Cosway has shared a few layout guidelines you can use to simplify the design of your direct mail postcard to make it more visually appealing and easy to read.
Use a ragged-right margin rather than a justified setting on your postcard copy. The ragged-right margin helps guide your reader’s eye through the postcard text in a naturally seamless way. It’s also important to use a font that is clearly legible and large enough for your reader to view comfortably. When sharing multiple features in a listing it helps to use bullets, checkmarks, or numbers. This breaks up your copy and gives the postcard a nice balance between white space and text.
Do you have tips on layout for postcard content? Please share them with us, we’d love to hear from you!