How does the Canada Post strike affect mail delivery?

June 16, 2011

Canada Post announced late Tuesday night that it was suspending service nationwide effective immediately and until further notice due to an ongoing strike. The Canadian government has now served notice that it will introduce a bill designed to end the current Canada Post lockout. As a convenience to their customers, the United States Postal Service® […]



Advantage raided by US Postal Inspectors

June 10, 2011

Reported by THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER by DENISSE SALAZAR ANAHEIM – Postal inspectors executed a federal search warrant at an Anaheim business suspected of possible mail fraud, an official said Thursday. About 60 inspectors with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service arrived at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, June 9th at Advantage – a mailing, printing and marketing […]



Lower your Postage Costs with the 2011 USPS Mobile Barcode Promotion

May 17, 2011

Get a 3% postage discount on First-Class Mail® and Standard Mail® letters and flats by trying mobile barcodes in your mailings. Those pixilated squares are popping up in a lot of places lately. In magazines. On products. And yes, in direct mail. Mobile barcodes, like the one pictured to the left that will take you […]



Access Valuable Data About Your Industry through Google ‘Think Insights’

May 11, 2011

Google, the king of all things data, recently launched Think Insights, a site that provides instant access to valuable case studies, videos and events related to many industries and target audiences. Want to know what motivates your customers to buy? Or what Google learned during research studies on your industry? Just visit Think Insights and […]



Direct mail is environmentally friendly.

March 15, 2011

The idea that print is detrimental to the environment is factually wrong. One-third of the wood pulp used to produce paper comes from the wastes from sawmills and much of the rest comes from tree farms that grow trees as a crop specifically meant to produce paper. Plus, after the paper is used, it is […]