EDDM Postcard
Marketing

What You Need to Know About EDDM®

Every Door Direct Mail® is a useful resource, but one that is often shrouded in confusion. PrintPlace.com offers EDDM® printing, so we see this confusion first-hand. I thought I’d use this blog post to explain what it is, why it doesn’t have to be complicated, and why it might be a useful resource for your …

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Church Fall Festival Postcard & Business Card
Ideas for Churches

The Best Church Fall Festival Ever

Putting together a large church event, such as “trunk or treat,” a carnival, or a church fall festival, takes a lot of careful preparation as well as good promotion, especially when your goal is to have your church’s best fall festival ever. These events tend to be a time for great fellowship, delicious treats, and …

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Why Mail? Typewriter
All Things Political

Why mail for your political campaign?

Social media (like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, et al), has revolutionized the way we engage each other in our world. Remember the scenes from a few years ago with the Arab Spring? Autocratic governments were overthrown by youthful protestors using their smart phones. Social media allowed people to connect with one another and organize politically. So …

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Direct Mail Postcard
Marketing

6 reasons for excitement in your store this fall

Don’t let those red and green wreaths in the craft store fool you. We are currently in the middle of a season called “fall” (or autumn for the British at heart). Although I do love the holiday season, it’s important not to let it push its way too far into the previous season’s space. Fall …

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Crowdfunding
Nonprofit

Crowdfunding could be the answer you didn’t expect

Crowdfunding has become an answer to fundraising for artists, inventors, and entrepreneurs of all types. Projects that once seemed impossible to fund have become some of the biggest success stories of this new phenomenon. Nonprofits aren’t the only ones benefiting from this type of fundraising. You might be surprised what type of projects have been …

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Ice Bucket Challenge Fundraising
Nonprofit

Nonprofit fundraising: What is the answer?

Just dump a bucket of ice water on your head and you’re golden. Your nonprofit will raise tens of millions of dollars in one month. OK, maybe not all nonprofit fundraising is that simple, but what is the answer? Nonprofit fundraising saw a new spectrum of awareness this month with the creation of the “Ice …

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Tyler Junior College Postcard Marketing
Inside PrintPlace.com

Customer Spotlight: Tyler Junior College

For today’s spotlight video, Tim and I drove to Tyler Junior College to see the campus and talk to key staff members who use our printing. We battled thunderstorms, traffic jams, and even a tornado, but we made it there and back relatively unharmed. Although the video below doesn’t include any shots of us getting …

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Marketing

Examples of Brilliant Direct Mail Postcards

Direct mail can be one of the most difficult marketing methods available; you have to capture attention quickly and powerfully enough to avoid everyone’s first instinct of tossing without reading. This is why postcards are the most popular choice for direct mail: the message is out in the open to easily see when shuffling through …

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