Mail

Know Your Envelopes: Part 2

In the first half of our Know Your Envelopes series last month, you learned about different window types and the materials used to make them. This time, let’s talk about seals (no, not the cute ones…

Mail

Know Your Envelopes: Part 1

Although you get them in the mail every day and you’ve probably sealed a fair share of them yourself, chances are you haven’t given much thought to envelopes. A good envelope, however, can make or…

Mail, Marketing

Is Print Really a Promotional Product?

Pens, coffee mugs, hats, water bottles… if you can put a logo on it, it can be used to promote a business. Promotional products are everywhere, and more than half of us use them at least once a week.…

Data

Why Your Direct Mail Campaign Needs RFM Segmentation

Are you up for a challenge? Take out your phone and open up your contacts. Can you predict the percentage of contacts you have that you’ve talked to recently (via text or call) or received updates…

Marketing, Mail

3 New Ways to Combine Technology & Print

This week, Snap Inc. (it’ll always be Snapchat in our hearts) launched Spectacles: limited-quantity sunglasses that can record videos and directly upload them to your phone. It’s a brave move…

Mail

Direct Mail in One Minute

If you have 60 seconds or so, here's a broad strokes introduction to managing a direct mail campaign. Scrub it. Build a list from your subscriber base, or rent a list from a broker.  List hygiene is…

Mail

The Best Way to Save Money on Postage

How can you save money on postage?   Well in theory you could start by redesigning your mail pieces. There are different postage prices for postcards, letters, big letters (flats) and packages. The…

Mail

Digital printing: Connect with Variable Data Printing

You know when you get a mail piece addressed to “Current Resident,” and you instantly move the piece - both mentally and literally - over to the junk pile?The simple secret to avoiding the junk pile…

Marketing

Digital Marketing: pURLS 101

pURLs are a smart way to blend traditional and digital communication channels in a powerful marriage of marketing tactics. Here’s what pURLS are, and why you should consider using them in your next…