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Get the Most from Your Direct Mail

April 5, 2017

How to Deliver Direct Mail On Time and On Budget

When you consider that a direct mail piece is your calling card to a potential or existing client—sometimes the only chance you get to promote your business—it has to be perfect.  That means not only eliminating typos and address errors but...

The New Must Have App for Quickbooks Users

April 5, 2017
Author: Bill Bonato

Preparing invoices manually takes tons of time every month. Imagine if you could automatically send invoices at the touch of a button, whether by regular mail or email. Or both. That's right, never touch another invoice by hand, even the ones that go out by regular mail. That's the pitch for...

Uncover Cost and Time Savings Your Mailing Process

February 27, 2017

Understanding the demographics of your mail—what you mail and where you mail to—can help you uncover simple ways to save time and money. Here is a simple four-step process to get started.

Step one: Collect and sort your mailing and shipping postage data

  • Size
  • Weight
  • Class
  • Geographic...

Reach Up to 5,000 Customers Without a Mailing List

December 20, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

Courtesy of the USPSCourtesy of the USPSOne of the pain points for business owners is finding cost-effective channels for reaching new customers and keeping in touch with existing ones. Small and medium businesses (SMB) are often challenged to find the time and money to build a quality mailing list consisting of the right customers....

Demystifying DIM Weight for 2017

December 20, 2016
Author: Contributed by Krish Iyer

Admittedly, DIM Weight policy is not the easiest comprehensible aspect of shipping. The recent DIM weight policy changes by major shipping carriers FedEx and UPS have further compounded the confusion surrounding DIM weight for shippers. Let us break-down the major 2017 DIM weight changes in...

FedEx, UPS Amend Money Back Guarantee Policies on Holiday Late Deliveries

November 30, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

Usually, when a UPS or FedEx package is delivered after the guaranteed time, you are entitled to a refund credit for the shipping charges. Though these refunds are not automatic, but are only given upon request, customers are entitled to them under both carriers’ money back guarantee...

UPSĀ® Changes DIM Policy to Align Closely with FedEx's

November 21, 2016
Author: Krish Iyer

Shippers now have another change to keep their thumb on for 2017.  UPS® recently announced a change to their DIM policy that more closely aligns with FedEx’s recent change to the measurement of Dimensional Weight.  Currently, both carriers use a calculation of length x width x height divided by...

Don't Overstuff Priority Mail Envelopes, Says USPS

November 21, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

It may be very tempting during the holidays to overstuff your Priority Mail® envelopes, as after all the Post Office™ says “if it fits it ships”, right? That is quite a bit of a stretch of the Priority Mail catchphrase. The U.S. Postal Service® is reminding holiday shippers to resist the urge to...