commingle mail Archives - Midwest Direct


December 12, 2017

The end of a year is a great time for reflection and, of course, planning. Donor appeals and volunteer events are the heart of any nonprofit, but costs can quickly add up, leaving nonprofits struggling to stay within budget and spread their messages effectively. When planning for 2018 campaigns, incorporating direct mail is a must Read More

February 15, 2016

This checklist should help you pick a mailing service provider (MSP) right for your needs. And there are a few tips on working smoothly with your mailing services partner as well. What does a mailing service provider do, exactly? MSPs save you time and money, by creating or picking up your mail; sorting it to Read More

January 19, 2016

Bad news!  By itself, your mail probably doesn’t qualify for the best postal discounts.      What can you do, to save on postage?     First, go ahead and produce your mail. (Lettershop Manager Sam Mazzola and VP of Sales Sean Gebbie run a letter inserter, while Customer Service Rep Al Brewer looks on) Read More

January 14, 2016

The purpose of this blog post is to help our partners who are new to the process of commingling mail. If you take a moment and skim through these posts, you’ll hopefully have a better understanding of the mail commingling process. 1.  This first link is a simple and basic overview of commingling – Read More

December 28, 2015

How can you save money on postage?   Well in theory you could start by redesigning your mail pieces. There are different postage prices for postcards, letters, big letters (flats) and packages. The basic rule of thumb is the larger the piece, the more it will cost to mail. Or, you could send out your Read More

December 22, 2015

We hope these practical steps help you get the most from the mail commingling process. If you’d like to backtrack a moment and learn what commingle mail is, check out our how to series before reading here. 1. communicate up front Find out what your commingler needs to get your job ready for processing. A Read More