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Nov. 18 2016
The Grateful Dead is the most iconic rock n' roll band in the world. How they got that way was, of course, their music. Songs that are an eclectic mix of rock, jazz, country, and other elements... View More
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Nov. 14 2016
Mailers and shippers of all sizes need to prepare for record high volumes of shipments during the upcoming 2016 Cyber Season, the heavy shopping and shipping period between Halloween and Christmas Day
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Nov. 7 2016
– Neopost USA, a provider of hardware and software solutions to mailers and shippers of all sizes, has urged the U.S. House of Representatives to review and enact the Postal Service Reform Act... View More
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Nov. 3 2016
In pursuit of improved customer experience, companies must personalize customer interactions to cultivate individual relationships and retain their business. Correspondence, marketing material... View More
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Oct. 26 2016
Here’s a tip about complying with rules regarding customer documents: Read the regulations. Below are real-life cases where companies were surprised to find they’d been wasting mone... View More
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Oct. 21 2016
Are you stuck in the confusing cycle of students or employees picking up a package because they received a delivered notification from USPS, yet the package is nowhere to be found? Incongruent trackin
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Oct. 10 2016
Every year, incorrect postal information costs the United States Postal Service (USPS) $1.4 billion. With such a massive fee looming annually – none of which is going to USPS operations, but s... View More
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Oct. 10 2016
One of my few guilty pleasures in the summer is to lie in my backyard hammock on a Saturday afternoon and listen to the New York Yankees game on the radio. As is tradition, the game is preceded... View More
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Oct. 6 2016
In a surprise move this July, the USPS House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform advanced its “Postal Service Reform Act of 2016” out of committee. Attempts in the Senate to get sim
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Sept. 30 2016
Determining whether to shut down your internal print and mail operation and outsource to a print service provider, as opposed to keeping it in-house and potentially making a capital investment i... View More
Sept. 30 2016
This year's survey provides some illuminating insights. Download the PDF to read the full analysis!... View More
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Sept. 28 2016
The Problem. We’ve all seen it: trays and bins of mail with those bright yellow stickers returned to our office. It’s embarrassing as management seeks out to answer why the organization is... View More
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Sept. 27 2016
While businesses are expected to spend more overall on marketing this year, direct mail is losing ground to digital channels — fast. Look at these predictions for 2016: · &... View More
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Sept. 26 2016
In part one of this series, which ran in the July/August issue, we made the case for adding new channels to your direct mail, thereby turning a mailing into a campaign. Now we’ll discuss the p... View More
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Sept. 16 2016
It wasn’t long ago that the idea of interconnected appliances and machine-to-machine communication was largely science fiction. Engineers and software developers dreamed of smart cars, smart refrige
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Sept. 16 2016
I remember the countless choices offered during the last several decades. As I sit in my writer’s garret pondering the changes, I realize, in the end, one always wins out. Is it the best in quality
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Sept. 13 2016
Most of what is written about inkjet printing is focused on what happens at the print step. As companies evaluate their options for migrating from toner or offset environments, they may be think... View More
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Sept. 6 2016
Editor's Note: This is the final part of a three-part series. Click here to read parts one and two. When we think of Direct Mail, these important factors usually come to mind: the offer, the des... View More
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Sept. 5 2016
Ah, the Mail Moment! You come home from work, feed the cats, feed the dog (at least that how it works in my house), and get the day’s mail out of the mailbox. Flipping through it, you see a po... View More
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Sept. 1 2016
As recently as 20 years ago, mailing systems were standalone devices that only plugged into a power outlet. When the meter needed to be filled, it was taken to the Post Office, where they added... View More

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