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Here’s a step-by-step process for mailing an EDDM postcard.

Define Your Target Area:

Identify the specific geographical area or neighborhood where you want to target your EDDM campaign. This can be based on demographics, proximity to your business or event location, or other relevant factors.

Choose EDDM Postcard Size and Design:

Select the size and design for your EDDM postcard. Ensure that the design is visually appealing, communicates your message clearly, and includes essential information such as contact details, promotions, or event details. We have several samples of EDDM post card sizes here:

Visit the USPS EDDM Website:

Go to the official USPS Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) website. This platform provides tools and resources for planning and executing your EDDM campaign.

Use the EDDM Online Mapping Tool:

Use the online mapping tool on the USPS website to choose your target delivery area. You can select specific mail carrier routes, ensuring that your postcards are distributed to households in the chosen locations.

Choose Mail Drop-off or Delivery Option:

Decide whether you want to drop off your EDDM postcards at a local post office or take advantage of the USPS delivery service. If you choose delivery, the USPS will handle the distribution of your postcards to the selected areas.

Print Your EDDM Postcards:

Once your target area is defined, and the design is ready, proceed to print your EDDM postcards with We ensure that they meet USPS size and weight specifications.

Bundle and Prepare for Mailing:

Bundle your printed postcards in groups of 50 or 100 (the USPS preferred bundle size). Include a facing slip with information about the EDDM campaign, such as the route and quantity of postcards.

Complete the EDDM Postage Form:

Fill out the required paperwork, including the EDDM postage form, which includes details about your campaign, the number of postcards, and the selected delivery areas.

Pay for Postage:

Pay for the postage at the local post office or online, depending on your chosen method. The cost is generally lower than traditional direct mail services.

Submit Your EDDM Postcards:

Submit your bundled and prepared EDDM postcards to the designated drop-off location at the local post office, or if you chose the delivery option, the USPS will handle the distribution for you.

Track Your EDDM Campaign:

Monitor the success of your EDDM campaign by tracking response rates, inquiries, or any other relevant metrics. This will help you evaluate the effectiveness of your mailing strategy.

By following these steps, you can efficiently plan and execute your Every Door Direct Mail postcard campaign from start to finish.