Data

The Price You Pay for Bad Data

We all have certain things that really aggravate us. One thing that never fails to upset me is wastefulness, especially when it affects the environment. For example, my local grocery store double-bags…

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Mailing Services: Selection and Partnering Tips

This checklist should help you pick a mailing service provider (MSP) right for your needs. And there are a few tips on working smoothly with your mailing services partner as well. What does a mailing…

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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…

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How to Avoid Duplicate Barcodes in Mailings

The Problem: Costly Duplicate BarcodesData departments are generating duplicate barcodes for some of the mail their Lettershops are giving to comminglers. This is a serious problem that’s burning…

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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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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…

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Benefits of Intelligent Mail Barcodes

What is an Intelligent Mail Barcode? In early 2014, the IMb™ replaced earlier USPS barcodes including the POSTNET™, ACS™ and PLANET™ barcodes.  The USPS's vision behind the IMb is focused on offering…