DIRECT MAILING

Whether you are looking to generate sales, introduce a new product, or increase brand recognition, direct mail can be a powerful and effective tool. As a full service printer, we can handle all types of direct mail projects such as postcards, newsletters, catalogs, and more. 

POSTCARDS

Postcards that you plan on mailing with a "USPS Postcard Stamp" must meet minimum requirements:

Class of Mail

  • First-Class

  • Minimum quantity: 500

  • Standard

  • Minimum quantity: 250

Rectangular in Shape

  • Minimum size: 5" wide x 3.5" high

  • Maximum size: 6" wide x 4.25" high

  • If the mailpiece exceeds these dimensions, then the Postal Service considers it a "letter" and a letter-size postage is charged.

Address/Barcode Area

  • Minimum size: 4" wide x 1.5" high

  • This area must be clear of any design elements for the Post Office's optical scanning equipment.

  • Addresses must be parallel with the longer side of the mailpeice.

Indicia (Stamp Area)

  • The Indicia should be no smaller than 1/2".

Popular Sizes

  • 3.5" x 5"

  • 4" x 6"

 

LETTERS

Letters that you plan on mailing with a "USPS Postcard Stamp" must meet minimum requirements:

  • Class of Mail

  • First-Class

  • Minimum quantity: 500

  • Standard

  • Minimum quantity: 250

Rectangular in Shape

  • Minimum size: 5" wide x 3.5" high

  • Maximum size: 11.5" wide x 6.125" high

  • If the mailpiece exceeds these dimensions, then the Postal Service considers it a "flat" and a flat-size postage is charged.

Address/Barcode Area

  • Minimum size: 4" wide x 1.5" high

  • This area must be clear of any design elements for the Post Office's optical scanning equipment.

  • Addresses must be parallel with the longer side of the mailpeice.

Indicia (Stamp Area)

  • The Indicia should be no smaller than 1/2".

Popular Flat Sizes

  • 4" x 6" flat

  • Trifold Brochure

FLATS & LARGE ENVELOPE SIZES

Flats and Large Envelopes that you plan on mailing with a "USPS Postcard Stamp" must meet minimum requirements:

  • Class of Mail

  • First-Class

  • Minimum quantity: 500

  • Standard

  • Minimum quantity: 250

Rectangular in Shape

  • Minimum size: 11.5" wide x 6.125" high

  • Maximum size: 15" wide x 12" high

  • If the mailpiece exceeds these dimensions, then the Postal Service considers it a "flat" and a flat-size postage is charged.

Address/Barcode Area

  • Minimum size: 4" wide x 1.5" high

  • This area must be clear of any design elements for the Post Office's optical scanning equipment. 

  • Addresses must be parallel with the longer side of the mailpeice.

Indicia (Stamp Area)

  • The Indicia should be no smaller than 1/2".

Popular Sizes

  • 6" x 11.5" (postcard)

  • 9" x 12" (envelope)

  • 10" x 13" (envelope)

 

EVERY DOOR DIRECT MAIL®

Target key demographics with EDDM®. We can help you get counts and route information.

  • No mail list needed

  • No postage permit required

  • Better response with larger format postcards

  • Saturate an entire city or zip code with your marketing message

  • Class of Mail: First-Class or Standard

 

VARIABLE DATA

Variable data can help connect to your audience better! With digital printing we can personalize each printed piece with unique information from a spreadsheet.

 

Insert your target's name, address, age, hair color (anything you know about them) right into the text of a printed piece. That personalized piece can be a postcard, note card, envelope, and more.

ADDRESSING

No need to address yourself. We can easily process your list and print them directly to the piece!

 

CUSTOMER MAIL LISTS

Let us help you with customizing your mail list!

  • Processing of 1 mailing list

  • Duplication removal if requested

  • CASS Certification

  • Inkjet addressing

  • Presorting and delivery to USPS

 

POST OFFICE DELIVERY

Once we've printed the addresses, we'll take it straight to the post office!

TABBING

Letter-size mail pieces prepared for automation mailings must be secured with wafers (tabbed) to prevent an open edge from jamming high-speed processing equipment. We'll take care of this process in accordance to each post office rules and regulations.

 

MAIL LIST SET UP

Download our template, to get started on creating your own mail list.

Please don't hesitate if you have any questions! Call 419.335.3161 or email info@tomahawkprinting.com.

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