Mail

USPS Proposes Changes for Marketing Mail

Don’t Miss Your Chance! Comment Now on Proposed USPS Marketing Mail Changes The United States Postal Service® (USPS® ) is receiving comments now until October 22, 2018 on the proposed changes of…

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Timeline: History of Marketing Mail

As the USPS adopts the term marketing mail, we thought a "brief" review of the evolution of this class of mail was due.  Here you go! Trouble Viewing? Click here!  Written by Michelle Toivonen,…

Data

When Your Data Isn’t Working for You

As data experts, we frequently field questions about issues companies are having related to their data quality. The three most common we get are: 1. Why am I not getting a better response rate from my…

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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…

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How to Commingle Mail

We hope these practical steps help you get the most from the mail commingling process. If you’d like to backtrack a moment and learn what commingle mail is, check out our how to series before reading…

Marketing, Mail, Data

Direct Marketing Glossary of Terms

We get a lot of requests for our direct marketing glossary of terms from partners and customers.  Here's a link to Midwest Direct's glossary of direct marketing terms, and we've included some other…

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Choosing a Presort mailing service

“Hi there Mr. Customer, Can we come get your mail, sort it, mail it faster and ship it as close to the final destination as possible, ensure you meet all postal regulations, and save you a lot of…

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Choosing a Lettershop: Top 5 Traits to Pursue

It’s a given that your lettershop services partner should save you time, trouble, and have a positive impact on your costs. But what else should you look for, when choosing a lettershop?1) Customer…