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Old 10-12-2012, 07:38 AM
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USPS Direct Mail

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if i want to use USPS direct mail service, do my flyers need to have any addresses, or can the flyers just contain the regular information: services offered, logo, contact phone number? do they need to be in an envelope?
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Old 10-12-2012, 08:06 AM
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Hey guys
if i want to use USPS direct mail service, do my flyers need to have any addresses, or can the flyers just contain the regular information: services offered, logo, contact phone number? do they need to be in an envelope?
thank you very much
No addresses required and No envelopes. They do have guide lines for the size of post cards to be mailed. You also have to drop them off in person to your local USPS office to be dispersed in your local area zip codes.

You may find a better deal finding a company that makes the post card and mails them as well for you. .14 adds up on top of the cost of post card.
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:48 PM
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did a 5k mailing with the post office.Cost me just under 1500.00 would of been leass ,but I paid them to do everything.
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:53 PM
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yea $.141 cents X 500 is $705...
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:55 PM
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yea $.141 cents X 500 is $705...
It's .145 x 500 =72.50
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Old 10-13-2012, 07:26 PM
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I've always wondered how direct mailing works. So what do I do? I bring the flyers to a post office and ask them to deliver to a certain zip code?
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Old 10-13-2012, 08:20 PM
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I've always wondered how direct mailing works. So what do I do? I bring the flyers to a post office and ask them to deliver to a certain zip code?
Yes and no, You can't just drop fliers off. they need to be a certain size.Them must be bundled in 50's and then bundled by zip code.File out the form too. The thing with the post office is cash or debit card. That's why i had a company do it for me ,paid with the credit card and they only charged me an extra 75 bucks.

https://www.usps.com/business/every-...ect-mail.htm#3
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Old 10-13-2012, 08:25 PM
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Go here and put your zip code in and it will show the mail routes.
https://eddm.usps.com/eddm/customer/routeSearch.action
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:36 PM
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Go here and put your zip code in and it will show the mail routes.
https://eddm.usps.com/eddm/customer/routeSearch.action
Thanks for that URL, once less thing I have to try and find. Your making it a little bit easier for me to grow my business.

Thanks, Michael
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Old 11-19-2012, 11:03 PM
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i've sent out about 2000 postcards in the last week. two different zip codes. Didn't realize my cards weren't big enough. About an inch too short. One post office took them no problem. Had to argue with the second one a bit about it. Was told they want them big so people are less likely to throw them away. I don't know all about that. I'll definitely use it more often now that I've gotten my feet wet with it.
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