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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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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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Revised Mailing Standards on Folded Self-Mailers and Unenveloped Mailpieces

The Postal Service will revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 201.3.14, to provide new standards for folded self-mailers (FSM) and unenveloped mailpieces that are mailed at automation or machinable prices. To avoid confusion … Continue reading

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New Postage Rates January 2012

New Postage Rates effective January 22, 2012 We updated our systems for the new postage rates effective January 22, 2012. New Postage Rates 2012 We noticed that most of the non-profit rates went down in this cycle and the common … Continue reading

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I’m a Digital Variable Data Printing Press Operator and Technician

The people that ask what I do for a living are frequently taken aback by my initial, truncated answer. I’m a Digital Press/Machine Operator and Technician for a company called CSG Direct Inc. Such conversations tend to go one of … Continue reading

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Modern Database Marketing with Direct Mail Personalization

Modern Database Marketing with Direct Mail Personalization In the database marketing industry, we always throw around the word “personalization” as if everyone already understands what we mean.  It really is a generic term.  Are you telling personal secrets? Are you … Continue reading

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Database Marketing Tips, National Change of Address

Database Marketing Tips:  NCOA your data! Building a clean and efficient database is the keystone to your direct mailing projects. Without such you may subject yourself to such “side effects” of higher postage rates, returned mail, low response and turnouts, … Continue reading

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Database Marketing – Quick Tips for Database Bliss

Database Marketing starts with a database.  Database tips for our friends in direct mailing marketing. Here at CSG Direct, we’ve seen every type of “database” you can think of, from mailing labels copied into PDF files to multiple relational SQL … Continue reading

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Casino Direct Mail Marketing, You’re Doing It Wrong!

Forget everything you have ever been taught about Casino Direct Mailing! You’re doing it completely wrong! It’s not your fault, you had horribly untrained people teach you your job and you are doing what you were taught to do. The … Continue reading

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New Intelligent Mail Barcode Requirements

The US Postal Service has come down with some new deadlines for full implementation of Intelligent Mail Barcodes (IMB). Full Text Here: http://csgurl.com/IMB_Requirements They seem to be putting a huge emphasis on packages, however mailpieces references are sprinkled into all … Continue reading

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