Every door direct mail FAQ- Frequently Asked Questions
Is it possible to send mail just to single family and
eliminate other apartment?
All of the residential addresses must be included in the
mailing. This will defy the basic purpose of every door direct
mail program that market your product to all on the route
selected by you.
Can my direct mail piece be mailed only to businesses.?
Businesses can be added to the carrier route for mailing but
they cannot be mailed alone. For example is a carrier route has
300 residential addresses and 50 businesses, it can mailed 2
ways. Residential only = 300 or Residential and Businesses =
350. This way depending on your selection eddm are mailed to
that group only.
What is the minimum and maximum amount of direct mail pieces
that can be mailed per day?
Every door direct mail has minimum of 200 and the maximum of
5000 options per day.
How do I pay for EDDM Services ?
Paying for direct mail program is very simple. EDDM (Every
door Direct Mail) accepts Major credit cards, personal check
(must have ID), business check (no ID required) or cash.
Can I purchase 5000 direct mail cards and mail them in
Yes!!! EDDM has option to do that bu you will pay the postage
as they are mailed.
Do I need a mailing list?
Every door direct mail Retail uses a “simplified” address of
Postal Customer instead of street numbers or boxes so no mailing
list is required. You just need a list of mail routes and active
delivery counts, which can be obtained free of charge from the
USPS EDDM website. Your target area can be a city, neighborhood
or a specified distance from your business. To identify which
USPS mail routes match your target area visit this USPS site for
information about delivery routes and number of deliveries per
Can I include carrier routes from different zip codes in my
Yes, however you must drop off the mailing at the post office
location that is responsible for each zip.
How long does delivery take after I drop off the mailing at
the post office?
Usually 1 business day.Who can I mail EDDM to?
With Every Door Direct Mail you can mail to all homes and
businesses in a mailing route. Each zip code is comprised of
many different routes. Each of these routes contain
approximately 300-600 homes and businesses..
What is your “No Risk Design Guarantee”?
With your deposit of $50 we will start working on your custom
design and have a draft proof for you within 48 hours. We will
then make whatever changes are needed until you are satisfied.
No limit or charge for changes. You do not have to pay the
balance until you are satisfied
Every Door Direct Mail™ Requirements (from the USPS):
- Every Door Direct Mail is available only for Regular Standard Mail Flat size pieces and irregular parcels.
- The postage required will be the published rate for Standard Mail flats (or parcels).
- The minimum number of pieces required is the number of active deliveries on a carrier route (not less than 200 pieces per mailing).
- Mailing should exclude people who don't wish to receive your mailings (opt outs).
- Mailpieces and bundles must be prepared in accordance with the current USPS mail standards.
Key Benefits of Every Door Direct Mail
No Postage Permit Required for EDDM:
When mailing a postcard through the post office normally you require a permit which can cost as much as $450 just to open your account. But in case of EDDM this annual fee has been waived to mail EDDM Retail.
No Mailing List needed for Every Door Direct Mail:
You do not need any type of mailling list for
every door direct mail program. You just have to pick the location where you want to market your product and services and post office will make sure that your direct mail piece is delivered to every home and hand without the need for a mailing list. You just have to select mailing route and rest is on post office.
Large size EDDM card = better response
Large size of the direct mail piece ensures that your marketing message is clear and loud to audience. Mailing flat is at least 6.25"x11" or larger size. Which gives you ample space to get your message to the customers. And this is over 3 times the size of a 4"x6" postcard and costs 9 cents less!
Direct Mail made easy!
We can print, prepare the mail, ship the cards to you, and you simply drop off the mail at your local post office. You control the drop and save on the lowest postage rate.