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Greetings loyal readers
We hope youve had an enjoyable summer, survived the heat, and enjoyed watching the Olympics. But its time to gear up now for the fall, and the beginning of the pre-holiday mailing season.We hope our expertise and product solutions will help you land on the podium for marketing gold.

Were very excited about a new format were working on right now for our Marketing and Data Quality advisors. They will come to you on a bimonthly basis, The Marketing and Email Marketing advisors will be combined and delivered one month, and the Data Quality and ETL advisors will be combined and delivered the following month. Youll get only one, brilliant newsletter a month, instead of 4 mini newsletters. Were beefing up the copy to provide you more articles about timely industry issues, the solutions available to remedy each issue, plus all the resources you could need to discover new, proven, and developing opportunities to help you succeed in all your direct marketing (and data management) endeavors.

Feature Article

Its beginning to look a lot like… the holiday mailing season!

Are you ready? Here are 6 tips to help you produce successful sales and marketing initiatives this holiday season.

You need to get your holiday specials into the hands of your consumers, send your holiday greetings to your loyal customers, try to take advantage of USPS holiday promotions, and then fulfill all those orders! Sure, its a lot of work, but its worth it!

The steps required here are real basic, and whether youre using a mailing software program and hygiene services from Melissa Data, or someone else, you definitely need to kick it all into gear right now to achieve a clean, productive mailing/shipping database, maximize your direct mail dollars, and minimize waste associated with poor quality address information.
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USPS News Update

The Holiday Mobile Shopping Promotion (Nov 7 Nov 21) provides business mailers with an upfront 2 percent postage discount on Standard Mail® and First-Class Mail® letters, flats and cards (presort and automation) that include a mobile barcode or print/mobile technology that can be read or scanned by a mobile device and leads the recipient to a mobile optimized shopping website. The technology must lead the recipient to a webpage that allows the recipient to purchase an advertised product on the mobile device (the sale of services will not qualify).

Hottest email marketing program on the planet!

About Melissa DATA Corp
Melissa Data provides direct marketers with the tools they need to acquire, retain, and grow their customer base. This product line includes postal automation software, high quality sales leads and mailing lists, list hygiene and data enhancements, and email marketing services. Our solutions will help you generate effective communications, increase deliverability, improve conversions, and save on postage and production costs for greater ROI from your campaigns.   |    1-800-800-MAIL (6245)    |


August 2012

In this Issue:

Featured Article
The Holiday Mailing Season!

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Resource Center
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