The News & Insights You Need to Succeed

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

How to Ensure a Smooth and Successful Press Check

Press checks can be tough– long hours, lack of sleep, machine failures, problems and time away from the office.  So much so that I have found most folks would shy away from one at all costs.  Not me!  I enjoy press...

Will We See You at the 2017 National Postal Forum?

We are looking forward to attending the 2017 National Postal Forum (NPF), which is being held at the Baltimore Convention Center next week from May 21–24. NPF has partnered with the United States Postal Service (USPS)…

Innovate and Invest to Grow Your List and Community

Smart fundraisers and nonprofit marketers are always looking for effective strategies to grow their organization’s supporter base. Despite our best efforts to engage lapsed donors, the truth is that some amount…

Arguing For and Against Lightboxes

“What’s a lightbox?” That was my reaction when I first heard the term. I’d learned to write code back when they were called modal windows and were used to display warnings and errors. If you haven’t heard the…

Spring Fever and #17NTC

If you’re a nonprofit tech nerd like me, you spent the first spring weekend in March, not enjoying the glorious cherry blossoms that DC is famous for, but in a Woodley Park hotel at the 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference…

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.

Upcoming Industry Events


DMA Copywriting Essentials Live Online Course
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


DMA Copywriting Essentials Live Online Course
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


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

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