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New US Postage Rates 2016

The First-Class stamp has increased to 47 cents as of April 10, 2016. The US Postal Service has officially announced the postage rates for the 2016 mailing season. The Post Office has recently switched from doing large postage increases every … Continue reading

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Add Drive Time Distance to your Customer Database

segment your customers based on distance or Drive Time to you business, Add Longitute Latitude Distance and Drive Time calculations to your database in bulk Continue reading

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Near Field Communication in Marketing

Near Field Communication I really dig Near Field Communication (NFC) and your customers will too!  Instead of scanning a barcode with your phone you wave your phone in front of NFC printed tags or stickers.  People will be looking for … Continue reading

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New Postage Rates for January 2013

The US Postal Service has released it’s January 2013 postage rates proposal. 2013 Postage Rates for Marketing Full USPS Postage Rate Sheet The cost of a First-Class stamp is rising to 46 cents, up from 44 cents currently. That is … Continue reading

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The Raving Marketing Team at G2E

At G2E in Las Vegas Raving consulting made a video with our very own Tami Jones.

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Postal Service Announces New Postage Rates for 2013

New US Postage Rates being announced for January 2013. About a 2.4-4% Increase. Here is the Press Release just out: U.S. Postal Service Announces New Prices and Services for 2013 First-Ever Global Forever Stamp Debuts When Prices Change January 27 … Continue reading

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How Triggered Direct Mailings Work

Triggered mailings are mailings that go out every single day that nobody has to  micro-manage. These mailings are known for better results than other mailings because they are ‘triggered’ when all the ideal details come together for the guests you … Continue reading

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National Change of Address

You should process your mailing list against the US Postal Service National Change of Address files as actively as you use direct mail. Ask how we can get this information back into your core database!

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STOP THE PRESSES, BRANDED PERMITS BEING REJECTED

STOP THE PRESSES, BRANDED PERMITS BEING REJECTED Developing Story 7/27/2012 The USPS has decided to stop accepting any mail with branded permits of any kind – TODAY. Permit holders all over the country received certified letters today 7/27/2012 (we did … Continue reading

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Marketing Parcels Build Customer Loyalty

In this article we talk about how Marketing Parcels increase customer loyalty. I went to my mailbox today as part of my regular check for bills, offers and coupons.  Normally I expect a stack of envelopes, postcards and newspaper coupons … Continue reading

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