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Old 08-01-2003, 02:35 PM
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Mailing Postcards

Seems the cheapest statagy for marketing. Have any of you tried it? and what was your responce? Please give me any advice for mailing cheap and quickly. The amount is between 5 and 8,000 flier/postcards...give me some helpful information...thank you
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Old 08-01-2003, 02:44 PM
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not cheap in my neck of the woods 37 cents for a card
i use the coupon envelopes like money mailer cost 3or4cents a house can do 20,000 for 650 ok return usually 3 new accounts
each mail
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Old 08-01-2003, 03:12 PM
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post cards do not require $0.37 postage.
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Old 08-01-2003, 03:16 PM
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they do if you do not have a bulk mail permit and if you use someone elses permit they charge for it so u still pay.
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Old 08-01-2003, 03:27 PM
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I believe they are .24 cents here as well
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Old 08-01-2003, 03:55 PM
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I dont know what the rate is for mailing postcards, all i know is that back in April I had fliers that I passed around to almost 200 mailboxes (didnt know this was illegal at the time) and I got a cal back from the towm post office, the charged me 25 cents per flyer that the found in mailboxes

DONT EVER DO THAT!!!
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Old 08-01-2003, 03:58 PM
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post card tend to get lost in my mail and never read?
so is it worth it
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Old 08-01-2003, 05:01 PM
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they do if you do not have a bulk mail permit and if you use someone elses permit they charge for it so u still pay.

Huh?


My friend in the sprinkler business sends cards for the winterizing. I get one. No bulk nothing. Never have I seen $0.37 postage on it.
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Old 08-01-2003, 08:10 PM
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I'll be sending out 100 per week for the next 7 weeks to my targeted audience. The postage is 23 cents for one stamp. We'll see how well it works.
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Old 08-01-2003, 08:20 PM
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I have door-hangers printed AND delivered for about .09 apiece (they can run as high as .16 ea, incl delivery).

I concentrate on specific neighborhoods, one at a time. My return is about 2-4 customers per 1000 hangers, depending if it recently rained before they were handed out.

I do only residential. ALL of my customers are within 2 miles of my house.

Hard to beat that IMO
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