How to Get Started with Every Door Direct Mail
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How to Get Started with Every Door Direct Mail

You waited for years to find just the right location to start your new business. Now everything is in place, your grand opening is around the corner, but how do you get the word out to everyone in the neighborhood? The solution might be Every Door Direct Mail. Every Door Direct Mail, or EDDM, is...

How to Engage Your Audience Using Shape-Cut Envelopes [VIDEO]
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How to Engage Your Audience Using Shape-Cut Envelopes [VIDEO]

Shape-Cut envelopes let you extend an image off the edge of the envelope to give your direct mail that extra ‘wow’ factor. They are designed specifically for your direct mail campaign, not sold in stores. NextPage is one of the only printers with the equipment to make them. We have a set of pre-approved shapes...

Shape-Cut Envelopes: Memorable Designs and Postal Friendly
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Shape-Cut Envelopes: Memorable Designs and Postal Friendly

Envelopes are the very first thing people see when they receive direct mail, so how do you catch their attention long enough for them to open it? A new product called Shape-Cut envelopes takes your direct mail to a new level. Shape-Cut envelopes are standard business envelopes with a special die-cut shape on the left...

How New Shape-Cut Envelopes Redefine Direct Mail
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How New Shape-Cut Envelopes Redefine Direct Mail

A new strategy for direct mail takes your envelopes outside the box, literally. The design is no longer constrained to the borders of a standard envelope. Shape-cut envelopes are also known as trailing edge envelopes and shape-out envelopes. With new shape-cut envelopes, the graphic design trails off the edge to create a unique visual impression...

How One Charity’s Direct Mail Envelope Caught My Eye
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How One Charity’s Direct Mail Envelope Caught My Eye

Recently, I received a piece of direct mail from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. They sent me a holiday-themed letter, but it was the envelope that caught my attention. It was bright red with an image of a penguin wearing a hat and scarf on it. A string of Christmas lights danced along the edges,...

Sealing Fate: The History of Envelopes
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Sealing Fate: The History of Envelopes

An envelope is a flat paper container in which you insert a document, seal it shut, and then send it to someone. But you already knew that, right? It’s like the cheapest thing you can buy at the office supply store. We all take it for granted. If you had to mail something confidential, like...