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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…

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Postal Audit Pain

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… read more

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DMA Copywriting Essentials Live Online Course
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DMFA Package of the Year Awards
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AFP Fundraising Day
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June 23, 2017

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Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference
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