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Best Mailers 2018 – [Buyer’s Guide]

Last Updated December 1, 2018
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Billy JacobsHey friends! I’ve got something important to talk about today! I spent 50 hours researching and testing 18 different types of mailers and found that material, variety of sizes, and style were most important.

Just read here for my top 3 recommendations. Why are these 3 mailers on top of my list? Well read on… Like most products, some outdo others, so use my top three list below to get started on your search for the best mailers of 2018.

Best Mailers of 2018

Here are the customer reviews of some of the best mailers of 2018. However, after giving you the TOP list, I will also give you some of the benefits you stand to gains for using it.

Welcome to my website! If you plan to buy mailers and looking for some recommendations, you have come to the right place. After carefully examining the reviews and ratings of the people who have used them earlier this listicle has been made.

Test Results and Ratings

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Product
Total 4.8 4.5 4.3
Design
5 points
5 points
4 points
Materials
4 points
4 points
5 points
Construction
5 points
5 points
4 points
Price
5 points
4 points
4 points
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№1 – Mailer Plus #0 Black Poly Bubble Mailers 6×10 Inch Padded Envelopes shipping bags 25pcs

 
Mailer Plus #0 Black Poly Bubble Mailers 6x10 Inch Padded Envelopes shipping bags 25pcs

Pros
DIMENSION. 6×10 inch padded envelopes(usable size-6×9″), with opaque black poly film. The bubble envelopes feel nice to the touch and are perfect for labeling and stamping.
COST-EFFECTIVE BUBBLE MAILERS. The padded envelopes are lightweight and water-resistant. Lower the shipping cost of your business and protect your products on the rainy or snowy day.
Cons
Not found yet.
 
Total:
4.8

Why did this mailers win the first place?

I don’t know anything about other models from this brand, but I am fully satisfied with this product. The material is stylish, but it smells for the first couple of days. I really enjoy the design. It is compact, comfortable and reliable. And it looks amazing! I am very happy with the purchase. It is definitely worth its money. The product is top-notch!

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Design
5

5star

Materials
4

4star

Construction
5

5star

Price
5

5star

 

 

№2 – BESTEASY 100 14.5×19 White Poly Mailers Shipping Envelopes Bags

 
BESTEASY 100 14.5x19 White Poly Mailers Shipping Envelopes Bags

Pros
Size: 14.5” x 19”
Total 100pcs bags
High Quality Self Sealing Mailer Bags
Cons
It stank for a few days. The smell didn’t wear off for a long time..
It rusts quite easily.
 
Total:
4.5

Why did this mailers come in second place?

I really liked it. It is amazing in every aspect. It did even exceed my expectations for a bit, considering the affordable price. I recommend you to consider buying this model, it definitely worth its money. Seems that the material is good. It has a very beautiful color but I don’t really like the texture. This is a pretty decent product that perfectly fitted the interior of our office.

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Design
5

5star

Materials
4

4star

Construction
5

5star

Price
4

4star

 

 

№3 – Metronic 14.5×19 Poly Mailers Envelopes Bags White Shipping bag-100 Pack

 
Metronic 14.5x19 Poly Mailers Envelopes Bags White Shipping bag-100 Pack

Pros
PROVIDES CONFIDENTIALITY – These poly mailers were white outer surface, black inner lining, so it looks like light grey color not a true bright white. The Mailing Bags used of opaque materials convenient for protect your privacy with a professional appearance.
Cons
Not the best for professionals.
The price is slightly higher than other competitors.
 
Total:
4.3

Why did this mailers take third place?

The material is incredibly nice to the touch. It has a great color, which will suit any wallpapers. This price is appropriate since the product is very well built. I liked the design. We’ve been using it for 2 months and it still looks like brand new. It is inconvenient to use due to the size. I am going to get something different next time.

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Design
4

4star

Materials
5

5star

Construction
4

4star

Price
4

4star

 

 

Mailers Buyer’s Guide

If you keep the before points in mind, you can easily go out to the market and buy mailers, right? No!

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B.    How Many Products Do You Estimate Shipping

This can be very difficult to determine in the beginning. This is something that can be done after a few months of baseline sales are established. Once baseline sales figures are gathered more accurate forecasts can be made. We recommend forecasting out sales and production levels for two to five years in six month increments.

For established sellers, an estimate in the number of products being snew and shipped is much easier to obtain. Looking at past sales figures will allow easier and more accurate forecasting. 

Proper and accurate sales and shipping forecasts are important for future purchases. Accurate shipping and sales forecasts can save money by ordering materials in bulk. The right machinery can save time and increase efficiency. In Part 6 and below, we will explain in detail the benefits of bulk packaging material purchases and the proper machinery.

C.    What Commonly Bundled Items Ship Together

This can be another difficult question to answer if only beginning to sell online. Knowing common complimentary products that often ship together will help determine the right packaging materials to buy and what carrier to ship with. The ability to ship two separate products as one saves on shipping costs.

If there are clearly defined sales records of two products often being shipped together, an exterior box to accommodate both products should be invested in. If there are two products often shipped together but vary in size, there are a few packaging options to consider below. •    Corrugated Boxes – The most popular and preferred way to bundle multiple products together. Corrugated boxes can be printed on to increase company branding and advertising.

The main drawback of corrugated boxes are costs. Purchasing enough boxes to accommodate a variety of complimentary products can be costly. Boxes too large do not offer the best presentation and can cause damage in shipping without proper void-fill. •    Strapping – Aside from corrugated boxes, strapping is one of the most common ways to bundle one or more products. We recommend checking UPS strapping guidelines before sending strapped products. FedEx and USPS do not allow exterior strapping. •    Shrink Wrapping – An excellent option for bundling multiple products together. Bundling multiple products together with shrink wrap saves on shipping costs and presents a professional looking package upon arrival to the customer. Shrink wrapping is accepted by FedEx, UPS, and USPS as long as the bundled boxes are uniform.

We recommend nothing less than a 100 gauge shrink wrap thickness for polyolefin shrink wrap and up to a mil polyethylene shrink wrap depending on the size and weight of the products being bundled together. •    Tape – An affordable bundling option for lighter uniform products. Taping two or more boxes together does not offer the best presentation, but does get the job done. We recommend tape if there are no other options available.

B.     UPS

UPS is the second most popular shipping carrier. They offer better options for shipping expedited packages and are often more reliable that USPS. Below are some helpful links for shipping UPS. •    An All-Inclusive Guide For Shipping UPS – A long 18page guide for shipping UPS. Includes everything in detail needed to ship UPS.  •    UPS Packaging Guidelines – A real brief explanation of UPS packaging guidelines. •    A Step-by-Step Packaging Guide From UPS – A multi-page packaging guide for preparing shipments to ship via UPS

C.     Fed Ex •    An All-Inclusive Guide For Packaging FedEx Shipments – A 4page guide detailing how to package products for shipment when shipping FedEx. •    FedEx Restrictions – Since FedEx is often used by sellers to ship international, becoming familiar with international shipping restrictions is important.

D.     DHL •    General Shipping and Packaging Page – A general page with several different links for packaging and shipping via DHL. •    Prohibited Products for International Shipping – A long list of items DHL will not ship internationally.

B.     Secondary Packaging

Secondary packaging is often the first line of protection for a product. For retail brick-and-mortar sales, secondary packaging can be a variety of materials. For online sales, corrugated cardboard is the most commonly used form of secondary packaging.

Corrugated boxes are the most frequently used form of secondary packaging because they provide protection during transport by major carriers. The shipping guidelines for the four major carriers we linked to in part all require a corrugated box for the exterior packaging.

The type of corrugated boxes and the option of customization are important for a seller to consider. This is discussed in further detail in part – A. The external box or envelope is the very first thing customers see when the package is delivered.

We recommend printed boxes if viable, but a good looking, more affordable alternative is branded stickers. Branded stickers with company logos, contact information, and any additional information are inexpensive. Below are a couple online sticker companies to consider. •    Sticker Giant •    Sticker Mule •    Sticker You

One more thing to consider when discussing secondary packaging; secondary packaging is any packaging that is not primary packaging. The external box is secondary packaging, but often sellers use a chipboard carton or something similar within an external corrugated box as another form of secondary packaging. This container can be branded as well to enhance the customer experience and increase brand awareness.

C.     Void-fill

Void-fill is used to fill the empty spaces within the secondary packaging. It works as a shock absorber and cushion to protect products during transport. Probably the two most well-known forms of void-fill are: packaging peanuts, and bubble wrap. Though these two are the best known, there are many other options available.

So why is void-fill included in presentation and branding? The type of void-fill a seller chooses should not contradict the brand and the message being presented. If a company selling environmentally friendly products is using packaging peanuts as a void-fill option, it is directly contradicting the message the company is sending. If a company is attempting to be the lowest costing product on the market, the lowest costing void-fill would help in accomplishing the message. Below are some void-fill options to consider that may help further the message a company is trying to present.

Foam Packaging Peanuts – Popular low cost option, not environmentally friendly.   Bubble Wrap – Air-filled plastic bubbles often available on rolls. Affordable and effective, but not eco-friendly.  Starch Packaging Peanuts – Environmentally friendly option often costing more that foam peanuts. Completely biodegradable within months.  Kraft Paper – Available in recycled paper and completely biodegradable. An affordable and effective packaging option.   Shredded Paper – The repurposing of a product for environmental concerns. An affordable and biodegradable option. Can be messy for customers opening products.

A.     Corrugated Packaging Options

Essentially all of the major carriers prefer parcel shipments to be packaged in a corrugated carton. Corrugated containers can be expensive and difficult to source multiple sizes. An easy way to reduce or remove the cost of corrugated containers is shipping via USPS flat rate. The post office allows you to order flat rate boxes online or pick up at a local hub at no cost.

Sometimes flat rate boxes are not an option for shipping and purchasing boxes is the only option. We recommend sourcing corrugated boxes from the closest source possible. Shipping charges for corrugated products often cost as much or more than the cost of the boxes themselves. A local corrugated supplier will save time and money.

A great way to brand shipments is with printed corrugated boxes. If the same box sizes are used often enough, the use of printed boxes can add a professional touch. A plate fee is often required to get started, but costs are fairly reasonable after the initial run depending on quantities ordered. Most local corrugators have printing capabilities to fill large and small orders. The association of Independent corrugated converters has a great directory for finding nearby corrugators that can offer printed box quotes. 

B.     Mailers and Envelopes

Envelopes and mailers are an inexpensive way to ship smaller products. Determining the best type of mailer or envelope to properly protect products during shipping can be trial and error. We recommend if you are unsure, go with a bubble mailer for added protection. Below are some mailer and envelope options to choose from. •    Standard Envelopes – Available in different sizes and colors. Often the cheapest external packaging option for supplies and shipping costs. •    Flat Envelopes – Envelopes typically larger than standard envelopes with a variety of closure options available. Flat envelopes are inexpensive in cost and inexpensive to ship.

C.     Flexible Packaging •    Poly Bags and Tubing – A very popular and common flexible packaging option for sellers. The bags can be sealed, taped, stapled, or come in re-closable form. Poly products are commonly available in thicknesses ranging from 1-mils. Printed poly bags are fairly easy to source to add extra branding to product packaging. •    Heat Shrink Film – Available in a variety of forms, thicknesses, materials, and colors. Heat shrink film is used for primary packaging, secondary packaging, and a bundling option. For packaging with direct food contact, polyolefin shrink film is required because it is FDA approved.

Colored shrink film is easier to source in a PVC material. PVC has the same consistency as cellophane prior to heat being applied. For bundling two or more products as explained in section – C a polyethylene or polyolefin shrink film is recommended depending on the size and weight of the products. The polyethylene is required for heavier products with sharp corners. •    Vacuum Packaging – An excellent way to preserve and extend the shelf life of perishable items. Vacuum packaging also protects products from moisture, dust, and any other exterior elements.

Vacuum packaging is most often used as a primary packaging. The difference between vacuum packaging and shrink wrapping is the way air is removed from the package. Shrink wrapping uses vent holes in the film to allow air to escape when the film shrinks. The small holes keep shrink wrap from being completely sealed off from exterior elements. Vacuum packaging uses suction to remove air from a package and then seals the package completely from exterior elements.

D.    Rigid Containers

Rigid containers can be made of glass, plastic, wood, rubber, and a variety of other materials. Below is a list of popular rigid containers used for primary packaging by online sellers. •    Bottles – Plastic or glass, bottles can offer great branding and presentation to customers. Bottles are normally tapered towards the top and are available in many different sizes. •    Jars – Like bottles, jars are available in plastic or glass. Jars have a variety of closure options available. Customized Mason Jars are very popular with Etsy sellers. Many Etsy sellers use mason jars for primary packaging as well as sell customized mason jar products

E.    Carton Closure

Carton closure often deals with secondary external packaging closure. The most popular carton closure option for online sellers is tape. Tape can come in a variety of forms and is also used for primary package closure as well.

Other carton closure options include: string/twine, strapping, and staples. Below are a couple popular tape varieties and explanations of other carton closure options.

Packing Tape – Clear and tan packing tape are by far the most common packing tape for sellers shipping online. Clear packing tape is most commonly available in and inch widths. There are multiple thicknesses available depending on the product weight and size

Kraft Reinforced Packing Tape – A very popular packaging option for online sellers. Reinforced packing tape use fiberglass yarn to create a strong and durable seal. Reinforced packing tape is most commonly water activated.

String/Twine – Recommended for primary packaging to add extra presentation of products. All major carriers do not allow string or twine for secondary carton closure.

Staples – Commonly used for heavy products. Often coupled with double or triple walled corrugated boxes and strapping.

Strapping – Used to assist in heavy carton closure and bundling of more than one product. Strapping kits are available online for minimal costs.

C.     Bag and Pouch Fillers

Bag and pouch fillers are commonly specific machines for small products and liquids. Bag and pouch fillers are designed to ensure a pre-set amount of product fills the same every time. Bag and pouch fillers also reduce headache from manually filling products.

Like any packaging machine, fully automatic bag and pouch fillers can attain amazing efficiency levels. Larger fully automatic fillers can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars depending on the size of the line and production levels. Smaller manual and semi-auto fillers can range from a few hundred dollars up to a few thousand dollars.

D.     Conveyors

The conveyor industry is a multi-billion dollar industry in itself. Aside from packaging applications, conveyors are used all over the world for production. Conveyors have a very large range in size. An accurate definition of a conveyor is a horizontal, inclined, or vertical device for moving or transporting bulk materials or objects in a path predetermined by the design of the device.

For packaging, a conveyor can be used to transport unpackaged products into a machine or packaged products out of a machine or production area. Conveyors used to transport products into a machine are referred to as infeed conveyors. Conveyors used to transport products out of a machine or area are called exit conveyors.

An infeed conveyor in the packaging industry is almost always powered with adjustable speed settings. Infeed conveyors are commonly used with fully automatic machines. Infeed conveyors allow products to maintain a consistent speed when entering the machine.

An exit conveyor can be powered or gravity controlled. A gravity conveyor is simply placed at an angle to allow gravity to carry the product down the conveyor. Workers or an exit bin are placed at the end of the conveyor to catch the packaged product.

View some images of commonly used packaging conveyors below. 

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For direct mail to succeed as a channel, you need a great mailing list.

So, how can you create or acquire a mailing list that’s not only going to reach customer mailboxes, but deliver results? Will Spero, CEO of Mailers Haven, talked with us about creating mailing lists with the ROI you’re looking for. Here are some of his best tips from 1years of list-building and thousands of direct mail campaigns.

Create and acquire hyper-targeted mailing lists

Be extremely specific in your targeting goals and parameters.

Do you know your customers well enough to buy a list of people just like them? Invest in building a list that is targeted to the extreme. “People think they know their customers, and they just buy a list without doing a lot of analysis,” said Spero. “They say ‘yeah, give me a list of people about this age and with this income.’ They don’t realize that there’s literally hundreds and hundreds of selects that might be interesting for them.”

It doesn’t matter where you get your list, as long as you’re targeting the right cohort. “If you target the wrong people, the wrong age, the wrong income, and you don’t go into some of the more advanced selects, you’re not going to get the results you want,” said Spero.

Spero and his team use propensities, which are micro-selects, to build hyper-targeted lists that get results. Think: people who like to go to fast, casual Mexican restaurants. For example, if you’re looking to open a new Mexican restaurant, you can use a propensity to send a direct mailing to exactly the right people.

Grow your lists based on data from your existing customers.

A straightforward way to start building a list from the ground up would be to look at your existing customers. You can then build a lookalike list based on the parameters that are most directly tied to sales. “You can take an existing list and run it through an algorithm to help you identify lookalike audiences—potential recipients who share demographic or behavioral traits with your list,” said Spero. The idea is to identify more audiences who are likely to make a purchase. To run a lookalike report at the national level, you need 10,000 people. A the local level, you’d need 3,000.”

Use advanced statistics to improve the precision of your targeting.

You can also use statistical techniques like regression analysis, which focus less on who each person is, and more on how likely someone is to respond. “Regression analysis will score your list. It can tell you that a certain group of prospects is three times more likely to respond than a normal prospect,” said Spero.

Be ready to test different mailing lists to optimize results

Ultimately it’s impossible to know how direct mail performs until you send it to your list. Testing should be part of your list building strategy. “I wish we saw more people running tests,” said Spero. “Instead of just doing one list, you could split that up into three or four lists and test them, so next time when you send mail, you’ll know which one tested the best.”

An Educated Consumer

By understanding the print processes available through your provider, print buyers can strategically find ways to keep budgets in check and avoid future headaches.

One basic process that regularly comes up is when to make the switch from offset to digital. Here’s our bite-sized explanation of the difference between the two for the real newbies to print:

Offset printing is accomplished through the layering of different inks (cyan, magenta, yellow, and “key,” or black). Each ink is applied in a separate process by adhering to a metal plate in the imprint of the desired image and then “offset” to a rubber roll, ultimately to be pressed onto the paper. In the digital print process, toner is used and each color is applied to the paper at once without the need for multiple metal plates.

In many cases, both techniques can be applied within the same project to allow for the greatest efficiency, particularly when variable data printing is needed. By preprinting the shell of a piece, a buyer can take advantage of the less expensive click rate (basically the cost to print a sheet) of an offset printer for higher volumes. The variable data can later be filled in using a laser printer, or inkjetting the address panel.

And since there is no simple answer for when to use which process—offset, digital, or a combination of the two—here are a few questions to ask yourself to lead you to the answer for your particular projects.

Make Better Use of Your Time

Edit and proofread. Don’t send mail with typos, factual errors, or sloppy grammar. Whatever good message you have will be negated.

Match design to your audience. Know enough about the people you’re targeting to have an idea of which designs work with them and which don’t. A design that attracts teenagers might not work for older households you’re targeting for second-home purchases.

Have a brand identity and hit that identity hard in your mailing. Your audience won’t remember you if you don’t have a strong brand identity to go with your message.

Match mailer size with postage class. If you want to save by using standard mail (third-class) postage, make sure your design falls into the letter category. A half-inch too long will classify your mailing as a flat.

Use the right indicia. The indicia is the marking that shows you’ve paid the postage. Determine the appropriate class of mail—for example, first class or standard mail; then, be sure to print the proper indicia on the piece. 

Fold self-mailers at the bottom. If your piece doesn’t use an envelope, be sure the opening is at the top so that only one tab (the tape that keeps the mailer closed) is required. That keeps costs down and ensures the piece doesn’t get snagged in the U.S. Postal Service’s mail-sorting machines.

Leave room for the address label. It’s easy to forget this from a design perspective. So, check with your mail house to see what size labels they routinely use and leave that space open in your design.

Keep copy out of the bar code area. This is another easy-to-forget design matter. The Postal Service stamps the bar code on the bottom, so keep that area clear; otherwise, their tape could cover your message.

1Keep your return address out of the scanning area. The Postal Service uses an optical character recognition scanner that scans the center of a piece of mail, so make sure only the recipient’s address is in that area. Otherwise your mail might be returned to you. 

1Stay away from a square design. You could incur a surcharge if your mailer is out of the ratio for postal equipment.

1Use the right paper stock. A glossy stock won’t hold meter ink. So, if you use glossy stock, use an indicia rather than having the Postal Service run your pieces through a meter.

You’re in their house

People are inundated with interruption, pitches, and advertisements everywhere they look, and though you might think yours is special, there’s a high probability that to the reader, it looks the same as the rest. This is why it’s important to remember where you are, and use your good manners as a result.

Getting into someone’s inbox is like being invited to their home for dinner. If they ask you to take your shoes off, you respectfully do so. It’s the same with email marketing, so before we begin I’d simply like to remind you to be on your best behavior at all times and remember…you’re in their house.

When to Pitch

Again, each business has different needs, and there aren’t any hard and fast rules as to how often you can pitch or provide content, but remember that an email list is a permission asset and it’s better to err on the side of caution than to play it loose and reckless.

What’s in a Newsletter

The Sprouter Newsletter is a welcome addition to my inbox because they provide value through insights, updates, and new content. Each email is prefaced with an introduction, and includes a list of great posts, local events, and hot startups.

While we’re on the topic of content, let’s talk about the difference between a good newsletter and a bad newsletter.

I find that the most compelling newsletters are those that do a great job of mixing messaging and updates. For example, while the email might contain a list of product updates and images, it’s balanced by a personal message or friendly update.

As a rule of thumb, try to use your newsletter as a way to further your relationship with the reader/customer rather than to pitch them. Save the pitch for unique updates, offers, and announcements.

Using the Autoresponder

As a marketer myself, one of the issues I run into most often is that I forget to talk to my list until I have something to sell. Obviously, this is not ideal.

This is where an autoresponder can save you, and why I recommend scheduling content to be delivered on a consistent basis over the course of several months.

For example, Copyblogger offers a newsletter titled “Internet Marketing for Smart People,” and it contains a dozen plus great pieces on how to market better as an online entrepreneur. I can’t remember when I signed up, but I do know that I’ve received an occasional email at least once per month over the past months.

The benefit of that is when you do need to announce a new product or sale, you can count on the fact that you’ve already been in touch, having built a relationship over several weeks/months, and are much less likely to annoy your readers. Of course, it’s important to schedule your autoresponder sequence on specific days so that you know when you can afford to send an email. More than one per day and you’re probably mailing too much.

If you find yourself asking “will this email be one too many?” then it’s probably one too many.

Segmentation

If you’re unfamiliar with the term, segmentation is the practice of splitting up your email list into more targeted groups.

For example, the following are ways to segment a larger, more unified list:

In dividing your list in this manner, you give yourself the ability to send more targeted communication. Some customers want both product and sales updates, while others might only want to hear about new versions. If you don’t give them the chance to choose, you risk losing them all-together. Since customers make the best buyers, it’s fairly obvious why you want to keep them subscribed to your customer email list.

With segmentation, you can send a broadcast only to those that didn’t open your last message (ask them why), or to those that showed interest (a 2nd pitch). You can also split test messaging amongst different groups in order to refine your best practices.

As you can see, segmentation isn’t rocket science, but it is work, which is why most don’t take the time to do it right. If you do, you’ll immediately separate yourself from the pack.

The Value of Your List

In the future, we’ll talk about more advanced techniques, such as measuring the cost of lead acquisition, but for now know this: your email list is one of your most valuable resources, and if you learn how to treat it right, the cost of doing so will pay for itself.

Of course!

So why did the dealership send me this colorful postcard and key?

Wholesaler Kevin is looking to find real estate properties he can get under contract for cheap. However, he knows that the MLS is drying up and all the good deals are being bid up too quickly, forcing him to look elsewhere for deals. So Kevin turns to direct mail marketing to find deals.

We are about to talk about a lot of different direct mail strategies, but keep in mind: what works for one direct mail marketer might not work for another. A good marketer is always testing, always tracking, and always perfecting their skills. This is what sets apart a successful direct mail marketer from one who fails.

Postcards

Postcards can be a cost effective way to reach more people in your direct marketing campaign, as they are cheaper to produce and mail, though many marketers believe better response rates can be achieved through letters. Again, it all comes down to testing what works in your market.

Official Key Mailer Envelope

Some of these mailers will include a key, credit card, or some other item to create excitement. They may also have a five to ten digit code printed on the mail piece. If your number matches the number they have posted at the dealership you could win a major prize, normally a new car.

You could actually win a car if your number matches the number at the dealership, however your chances are about 1:120,000. If the car dealer that sent you the mailer only sent out 5,000 mailers in your local area, the winning number may not of even been mailed out.

Get Dealer’s to Compete for Your Business Online

By law it has to be mailed to someone but it may have been with another group in another area, or even another state. A dealer will always purchase insurance just in case someone does happen to bring in the winning number.

This kind of direct mail advertising is used to stimulate people who may have been thinking about buying a car but are just waiting for the right opportunity.

Some direct mail companies will tailor a key mailer to certain things that may have happened in the local area like a recent hail storm, model year close-outs, customer rebates or special finance programs.

Example of an actual key inside a car dealerships key mailer:

Official Key Mailer Free Prize Offer

Normally key mailers will have some type of door prize just for coming into the dealership. Many people come to the dealership just to check to see if their number matches and collect the door prize.

There is nothing wrong with going in to get your free prize but you should check to make sure there is no other stipulations before collecting your gift. Some mailers will write in the disclaimer to collect your prize you must register online, fill out a credit application, or test drive a car.

Car buying tip – Key mailers are used by car dealer’s to get your excitement level up. This is not the way to buy a car. Do not fall for the hype, never buy a car on impulse.

Recommended Sites for Online New Car Shopping

CarClearanceDeals and CarsDirect are the quickest way to compare new car prices in your local area. These online sites will provide you with free, no-obligation price quotes and the discounts you receive will give you confidence on your next new car purchase. Walk away from the dealership knowing you received a good deal, not hoping you did.

Time Vs. Money

It is good to save money. In fact, it is better than good to save money. However, sometimes cost-saving efforts can take more time than they are worth.

For example, if you were selling small pocket mirrors and your procedure might be: organza gift bag, bubble wrap around mirror, ribbon and then envelope. Take a step back and try to think of any steps that could be combined or eliminated. Even better, find material that can multi-task. Cutting bubble wrap to size and taping takes more time than simply slipping the product into an envelope lined with thicker bubble wrap.

If you are frequently shipping art prints, it would be advisable to buy stay flat mailers and cardboard panels (to be sure the envelope will stay flat). This will save you hours of cutting out cardboard and taping.

Unfortunately I have seen some people using cut up pieces of cardboard and then wrapping with brown kraft paper. Knowing the volume of material that these people are sending out, they would save lot of time would be saved if they invested in packing materials. It is great if you can get these materials for free, but in the end you are paying more with your time.

Another time waster is writing out addresses by hand. If possible, weigh your item at home and print out a label with your printer. You can receive discounts printing your postage online, and tracking is free for priority mail packages.

If you are shipping internationally frequently, filling out customs forms by hand can get old pretty quick. You can print Priority Mail and Express Mail international postage from Paypal, but not for First Class Parcel International.

Expensive and High-Value Items

Always do your research and never rush to ship a high-value item. If you are shipping jewelry, be sure to get an appraisal so you have documentation of the value in case you need to file an insurance claim with your chosen service. Make sure you have proof of the cost of your item, i.e. a purchase receipt or appraisal from a qualified person.

One method of shipping high value items is using an option from the USPS called registered mail. Registered mail is an option which is added on either First Class or Priority Mail. Make sure to also add insurance and signature confirmation to your package. Signature confirmation is very important.

Print Button

Our coupon printing function is the most advanced on the internet. Instead of printing just one coupon per page, you can select every coupon you desire and then press the Print button at the top left to print all your coupons on one single page, saving you time, paper and most importantly, money. You can even edit your print list to remove coupons already selected. What could be easier?

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How to save up to 86%? Here is little trick.

You must visit the page of sales. Here is the link. If you don’t care about which brand is better, then you can choose the Mailers by the price and buy from the one who will offer the greatest discount.

 

 

Final Word

First of all thanks for reading my article to the end! I hope you find my reviews listed here useful and that it allows you to make a proper comparison of what is best to fit your needs and budget. Don’t be afraid to try more than one product if your first pick doesn’t do the trick.

Most important, have fun and choose your Mailers wisely! Good luck!

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