Category Archives: Direct Mailing

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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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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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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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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Making USPS Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) work for you

Guest Post from Pam Bush from CSG Direct Mail. Pam has been certified by the USPS for mailpiece quality control and she is our in-house Every Door Direct Mail EDDM expert. How we can make USPS Every Door Direct Mail … Continue reading

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Quality Control, Your life depends on it!

Quality Control is the process in which the details and consistency of a job are reviewed before the job is advanced to the next stage of protocol. QC includes the job’s artwork and its data. Both steps are crucial when … Continue reading

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Paul Erickson joins CSG Direct Mail

When I look back through my career it is divided into “Phases”. Those phases are always centered around our largest milestones and the progress that follows. I know 2012 is one of those milestones and 2012 is the beginning of … Continue reading

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the 21st Century Postal Service Act of 2012

The US Senate voted 62-37 yesterday to pass S. 1789 (as amended), the 21st Century Postal Service Act of 2012, as amended. Sixty votes were needed to pass the bill. About S. 1789 S. 1789, as amended, works to refund … Continue reading

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Boost Creative Services from CSG Direct Mail

Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to one of our dynamic creative design vendor-partners. CSG Direct Mail has more Boost than ever. Boost is a creative partner for everything over-the-top, effective and impressive. Boost Creative is a top … Continue reading

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