Postcards and Mailing
- Available in a variety of ready-to-mail sizes
- Printed on durable 14pt cover stock
- Free gloss or matte coating
- Submit or rent mailing lists
When Will I Get My Postcards with Mailing Services?
- 10,000 or fewer Postcards with Mailing Services: Dropped at the Post Office four (4) business days from proof approval.
- Over 10,000 Postcards with Mailing Services: Dropped at the Post Office seven (7) business days from proof approval.
- Inkjet only orders 10,000 or less: Ready to ship or for pick up four (4) business days from proof approval.
- Inkjet only orders above 10,000: Ready to ship or for pick up seven (7) business days from proof approval.
Direct Mail Postcards: Reach More for Less
Connect with customers, both old and new, through postcard printing and mailing. Even in today’s digital age, custom postcards are still one of the most reliable forms of small business marketing. With 48HourPrint.com’s postcard printing and mailing services, you get more promotions done in half the time, and for a cheaper price.
What our direct mail services include:
- Processing of 1 mailing list
Upload your own mailing list to target valued customers or you can choose to rent a residential or commercial mailing list from us.
- Duplication removal
Upon request, we can find duplicate addresses you may have in your mailing list and suggest which ones to delete.
- CASS Certification
The Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS) compares your mailing list to the USPS address database, which helps mail carriers deliver your postcards accurately.
- Inkjet addressing
After we produce your custom postcards, the addresses from your mailing list will be added through inkjet printing.
- Pre-sorting and delivery to USPS
After addressing your postcards, we’ll pre-sort and prepare your mail before dropping them off at USPS. This not only saves money but helps move your promotions quicker.
Just sit back and let us do the heavy lifting. From the time of your proof approval, it will only take as few as four (4) days for your postcards to be printed, addressed, sorted, and in the mail to your customers. It’s that easy!
Our full-color printing and quality cardstock will make your postcards stand from the rest. Get more affordable postcards when you order in bulk. Choose from seven (7) mail-ready sizes to suit your design and finish off with matte or gloss coating at no extra charge. You can also coat the front of your cards in high-gloss UV for a more vibrant color.
Print and mail postcards with 48HourPrint.com.
Note: Above services included in the $85.00 list processing fee per list. Postage and processing quoted during checkout. All postage transactions are subject to a 5% administrative and handling fee.
Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
Whether you’re introducing your services or keeping in touch with clients, postcard printing is powerful. Here’s why:
Versatile. Want to let the neighborhood know you’re open for business? Print your address and contact details on a postcard. If you’re promoting a sale, include your discount code and have customers bring it when they buy. Use postcards as membership forms that customers can fill out and mail back. There are so many ways you can use postcards for your promotions.
High readership. Unlike digital ads, postcards have that tangibility to capture your audience’s attention. While most online promotions get ignored or skipped, postcard mailing lets you reach your customers directly in their homes.
Easy to test and track. Because you know exactly how many postcards you sent out, you won’t have trouble measuring the effectiveness of your campaign. It also takes little commitment to start with a small batch and see how it’s being received. If you’re getting good results, it’s time to work on a bigger campaign!
Ready to order? Start by uploading your design on our website. If you need help, give our friendly print geeks at 48HourPrint.com a call at 800-844-0599 or through live chat.
Q: What is the best size for my postcard?
A: The two most popular and USPS-qualified postcard sizes are 4” x 6” and 5” x 7”. Choose size 4” x 6” for a straightforward ad or announcement. If you want to add more copy and images, we recommend size 5” x 7” since this will also help your postcard stand out from the rest of the mail.
Q: What’s the difference between Direct Mail and EDDM®?
A: Both are forms of mail advertising. Direct mail is a more targeted approach to a list of recipients that may not necessarily be in one neighborhood. EDDM® does not require mailing lists and may target receivers based on location, zip code, or city. In business, EDDM® is convenient for acquiring customers, while direct mail is more commonly used for customer retention.
Q: Can I print on both sides of my postcards?
A: Yes. We offer full-color printing on the front and back of direct mail postcards. Just select this option on the Printed Side dropdown in the order calculator.
Q: How do I rent a mailing list?
A: You can rent a one-time use residential or commercial mailing list for an additional cost. The price for renting a mailing list is based on the quantity of the order and whether you want a residential or commercial list. Just select your preferred option on the Mailing List Type drop-down on the order calculator. Note that renting either a mailing list may delay your order depending on how specialized you want the list.
Q: I have my own mailing list. How do I submit it?
A: Check out this guide on how to format your mailing list. When your list is ready, be sure to select your preferred option in the Mailing List dropdown on the order calculator.
Click the size below to download a ZIP file containing templates for that size in both horizontal and vertical orientation: