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Knowledge truly is power when it comes to successful direct mail fundraising. In this Blog, you will find the resources you need to create, deliver, and measure your direct marketing and fundraising campaigns all in one place. Here, you’ll find all the insights you need to succeed.

From the PS Blog

Where is the Future of Postal Rate Mailing Headed?

The mailing industry is seeing an abundance of ideas that might bring an end to what we’ve known as the CPI based increases over the past 12 years, but the jury’s still out on what the future may hold. Here’s the breakdown…

Key Takeaways from DMAW’s Digital Day

We’re back! And with even more digital tools in our toolbox. Production Solutions (PS) team members were excited to take part in another well attended DMAW event, the Digital Day Forum on June 7 in Washington,…

Are you ready to MAIL ANYWHERE?

Throughout history, there have been moments in time that have forever altered the course of humanity. Minor shifts in a controlling organization’s previously convoluted regulations that lead to revolutionary,…

The Role of Direct Mail in Nonprofits

  Did you know that 7-8% of nonprofits* are technically insolvent? 30% have lost money over the last three years and nearly 50% have less than one month of operating reserves. These figures are even more alarming…

Paper Market Update: Longer Lead Times & Rising Prices

Over the past few months the paper market has become more challenging to navigate due to consolidation and allocation restrictions at many paper mills. These factors, combined with the rising prices of pulp and current…

Postal News

Need the latest information on postal costs, rules, and regulations? Check out the Postal News by our industry-leading experts in postage and package strategy. Also, our very popular Postage Rates resource page is always available here.

Are you ready to MAIL ANYWHERE?

Are you ready to MAIL ANYWHERE?

Throughout history, there have been moments in time that have forever altered the course of humanity. Minor shifts in a controlling organization’s previously convoluted regulations that lead to revolutionary,… read more

Upcoming Industry Events

May

DMA Copywriting Essentials Live Online Course
Online
May 2 – June 6, 2017

Direct Marketing Institute with DCMP
Chicago, IL
May 8 –10, 2017

DMAW Data Strategy Forum
Arlington, VA
May 9, 2017

DMFA DC Lunchtime Learning: Mid-Level Giving
Washington, DC
May 15, 2017

Nonprofit Pro Leadership Conference
Philadelphia, PA
May 17, 2017

DMAW Lunch & Learn: Retention Roadmap
Washington, DC
May 18, 2017

National Postal Forum
Baltimore, MD
May 22-24, 2017

June

DMA Copywriting Essentials Live Online Course
Online
May 2 – June 6, 2017

DMFA Package of the Year Awards
New York, NY
June 7, 2017

AFP Fundraising Day
New York, NY
June 23, 2017

August

Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference
National Harbor, MD
August 2-4, 2017

DMANF Chicago Nonprofit Conference
Chicago, IL
August 28-30, 2017