Category Archives: US Mail Tracking

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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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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How to Get Your Direct Mail Opened

Direct-mail is one of the most powerful marketing tools a casino has!   Getting the highest direct mail response should be the goal but there is usually a lot of pressure to keep the costs down. These can be conflicting goals. … Continue reading

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US Mail Tracking systems at CSG Direct Mail

Our proprietary US Mail Tracking systems have successfully tracked over 45 million pieces of direct mail advertising through the US mailstream online, in real time. That’s 45 million pieces followed across the country individually, like you do packages. Using our … Continue reading

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New iPads coming with USPS Confirm

Well the new iPads are coming.  We’re still not sure if they are the iPad3 or iPad HD but the biggest bragging points are the Retina Display, faster processor and 4G connection speeds with Verizon and AT&T. One of our … Continue reading

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The CSG Direct Mail Story Continues

I have been asked by my team to rewrite our direct mail story for a new brochure where we don’t have as much room and still need to cover “the good stuff”, so to speak. I like to take this … Continue reading

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The Post Office Ruined a Mailing

Some of our customers direct mail pieces were crushed in the belted mail transport equipment so badly that the foiling inside the folded mailers was shredded off and stuck to the other side of the mailer. Normally this can’t happen … Continue reading

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