1. What is Direct Mail?
    Bulk Mail is processing quantities of identical pieces in accordance to USPS regulations and guidelines.  USPS requires a minimum quantity of 200 pieces for presort standard and 500 pieces for presort first class mailings.  To utilize Bulk mail privileges and discounts, a permit also called an indicia must be used.  This permit is obtained and registered with USPS.  Mail Works, Inc. offers the use of such a permit, if your data is processed and/or sorted through our services.
  2. Why should I use Direct Mail Services?
    Bulk Mail services offer the benefits of mailing to get better rates, cut preparation cost, and eliminate the hassle of preparing mail yourself.  Often the cost of using Bulk Mail services and bulk postage can be less than the non discounted postage itself.
  3. Where should I start when doing a direct Mail Project?
    When Bulk Mailing for the first time, there are a few things to do first.  First you need to define the purpose of the mailing and who your clients are.  Next, determine what type of piece to mail that will be the most cost effective and still retain all of your crucial information.  Finally, determine whom you wish to mail.
  4. What if I do not have a mailing list?
    Mail works offers data acquirement services.  When acquiring a data list, it is important to know what type of client you are trying to reach and what criteria to use for accurate results.
  5. What should my mail piece look like?
    Mail pieces are as diverse as the people who create them.  Different is good!  In order to qualify for Bulk mail rates, mail pieces must meet USPS dimension requirements.
  6. Can Mail Works help me with design and printing of my mail piece?
    We are able to print both personalized and non-personalized letters and forms.
  7. If my mail piece is designed, printed, and ready to mail should I print labels for them?
    No.  To get better rates it is more advantageous to let Mail Works process your mailing list with our data software which allows bar coding and can help identify addresses that could have problems and might normally be returned.