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Building A Rapid Response Plan: Are You Prepared?

Direct marketers know the importance of deploying a message to the right people at the right time. In fact, many hours go into developing a strategy and plan to do just that. However, when a major external event occurs…

18NTC: PS Digital takes on the Big Easy!

With my five collective years working on digital nonprofit marketing, I consider myself fairly new on the nonprofit scene. I tend to ask a lot of questions and I’d like to think of myself as a sponge; eager to soak up as…

Postal Audit Pain

“The USPS is on an unsustainable financial path and must be restructured to prevent a taxpayer-funded bailout.” On April 12, President Trump issued an executive order to form a “Task Force on United States Postal…

Direct Mail and Digital Ideas to Bring in New Donors

As seen in the March 2018 edition of DMAW’s AdVents newsletter.    Many nonprofits are looking to mail smarter, especially in our current climate of uncertainty coupled with rising print and postage costs. In…

Informed Delivery: Exciting Present and Bright Future!

Hopefully, by now you’ve heard about the postal services’ exciting new product, Informed Delivery! Some of you may even have run a campaign or two, but for those new to it, it’s time to Get Informed About Informed…

Are You Prepared for the USPS Move Update Change?

The United States Postal Service (USPS) sure likes to keep us on our toes! On top of the most recent rate changes, the latest regulation going into effect March 2018 is around the Move Update standard. Move Update is used…

Help Protect USPS Rate Making As We Know It

Earlier this month, we shared a MAJOR WIN for Nonprofit Mailers when the Postal Rate Commission (PRC) agreed that the USPS’s petition to change 60 percent ratio for Nonprofit Marketing Mail wasn’t a viable concept…

Print Forecast: Paper Prices on the Rise

We’re only two months in and it would appear 2018 is going to be a year filled with new possibilities… and some challenges. Last quarter, we discussed the USPS postage rate changes, now we have the paper mills and logistics…

USPS Update: The Future of Postage Rates for Nonprofits

On the heels of the postage rate changes that took place just a couple of weeks ago, some big news hit the nonprofit postal world last week and it’s a… MAJOR WIN. Most significantly, the Postal Rate Commission (PRC)…

Drive Your Mission Further at #DCNP2018

The team here at PS is eager to join hundreds of direct marketing and fundraising professionals at the 2018 DMANF Washington Nonprofit Conference next week. There are many exciting changes for this year’s event so…