Category: Directly Speaking Blog

Directly Speaking DMS Blog

Welcome to our Blog – “Directly Speaking” At Direct Marketing Solutions…we don’t just speak directly; we tell it how it is! Our blog delivers information on direct marketing trends, direct mail news, marketing tips, postal issues and more.

Originating Service Standards

The picture above shows service standards for the post office.  If you go to https://ribbs.usps.gov/modernservicestandards/ssmaps/find_map.cfm you can do standard mail and first class. 
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Valentine’s Day dining experiences in Greater Cleveland

Valentine's Day is coming up Thursday, Feb. 14. What type of night are you looking for? Scenic, romantic, festive or fun? How about casual with some good beers or a girls night out? We've got you covered with a roundup of a few places offering some sweet dinners and deals throughout Greater Cleveland.  ROMANTIC: Hyde…
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Postage Update for 2019!

Key Changes: -Straight first class stamps from 50 cents to 55 cents. -5 cents additionalI if we mail with a first class indicia only going up 3 cents to 50 cents (save 5 cents on postage). -Presorted mail is averaging .001 - .004 cents additional so not even ½ cent increase.
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New Year New Direct Marketing Trends!

1. Customers will consume more content, and fewer ads in 2019. We talk a lot about consumers tiring of email promotions, banner ads and paid social media. The truth is, consumers are running away from digital ads with record speed. By the end of the year, 30% of all Internet users will use ad blockers,…
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3 Tips For a Direct Mail Strategy That’ll Land You More Referrals

REPOSTED DIRECTLY FROM INMAN NEWS. THIS CONTENT HAS NOT BEEN MODERATED BY DMS. All real estate agents know that they should be texting, calling and emailing their database regularly to get the best real estate referrals, but most don’t do it because they aren’t sure what to say. “Are you or someone you know looking to buy or sell real…
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10 Surprising Facts About Direct Mail

There’s no denying that digital marketing has exploded in popularity over the past several years. Businesses utilizing more traditional marketing messages may feel like they are going to be left behind, and may even be told by others that direct marketing is a thing of the past. While it’s true that the landscape of advertising…
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