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Finally a break for Small Businesses - 70% off direct mail postage!The USPS just launched an incredible program that cuts postage costs by 70%. If you market to consumers in a specific local area,…Continue
I attend a lot of conferences on franchising and marketing. The hot topic the past few years has, of course, been “social media.” As people my generation and older talked about “this social media…Continue
Large corporations with huge direct marketing budgets love what they call “dimensonal mail.” Dimensional mail is a pair of sunglasses in an envelope, or a balloon in a box. It’s big, it’s unique and…Continue
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Finally a break for Small Businesses - 70% off direct mail postage!
The USPS just launched an incredible program that cuts postage costs by 70%. If you market to consumers in a specific local area, this new program can dramatically increase your ROI. In short, you choose “carrier routes” and the post office delivers flat rate pieces to every home on the routes for 14.2 cents each. That’s a 70% savings in postage and, including printing, can be an overall 50% savings in…Continue
About one in six Americans move each year. If you are mailing to customers and inquirers whose addresses you’ve had for years, you are likely throwing away a large part of your marketing budget.
Before any mailing, you should have your printer or mail shop “scrub” your list. They can run it against the NCOA (National Change of Address) database to identify people who have moved and give you the option to mail to the new addresses. In addition, they can CASS Certify your list…Continue
It’s amazing how many beautiful direct mail pieces with striking images and witty headlines fail to even tell the reader how to contact the business. In fact, there are three often over-looked elements that are absolutely critical to profitable direct mail campaigns.Continue
First and foremost I consider myself a direct marketer. It also happens that I work for a commercial printer - PrintingForLess.com. Being a marketing person at a commercial printer has given me some valuable insights into the manufacturing process – and how marketers can better work with their printers to minimize costs.
Our marketing team recently created and printed a double-postcard prospecting piece. During the printing process, complaints started coming from our…Continue