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Giving back: Autism Speaks U @ UMass Amherst

April 24, 2017

Giving back to Autism Speaks

 

Since 2005, Autism Speaks has been one of the leading charities working to grow awareness of this disorder and increase the understanding of the many ways Autism can present itself.


Ethan Mazala has been the president of UMass Amherst’s officially recognized Autism Speaks U chapter for the past 2 years. Over the past 4 years, he’s helped the chapter raise over $150,000 to benefit direct Autism research and community awareness.

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Group Shipping and Custom Orders

April 17, 2017

Group Shipping

 

It’s no surprise that customers love to use our website to place their orders, manage their proofs,and stay updated concerning their order progress.  But sometimes there are cases where our customer service can provide a stellar response that even our website can’t do alone.

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New Feature: Cloning Estimates

April 10, 2017

Clone this EstimateToday we’d like to share an update to our website that will save you time, and potentially even some money as well.

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Give Back Stories: BVMI

April 3, 2017

Give Back Stories with BVMI

Since 2009, residents in Bergen County New Jersey who struggle to meet their healthcare needs have had access to a fantastic resource: The Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI).

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Customer Stories with Union Beer Distributors

March 27, 2017

Union Beer Distributors


Quality is one of the pillars of our business, and it is the reason that clients like Union Beer Distributors continue to do business with us after 5 years.  Union Beer distributes beer as well as other beverages to all of NYC and Long Island.   

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A Tale of Two Bindings

March 20, 2017

If you’ve ever published a book, catalog, or magazine, you probably remember the variety of binding options available.  So how do you choose? It depends on the project specifications and desired finish.

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How We Approve Proofs

March 13, 2017

 

After you place your print order, there are several internal steps that happen (quickly) before your order can be printed. Reviewing the artwork is an important step that helps everyone understand what the printed piece will look like when complete.  The general rule is good quality input will have good quality output.

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Give Back Stories: Being Mortal Project

March 6, 2017

Give Back Stories with HFA

You might recall that we featured Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) in a previous blog post.  HFA is a non-profit organization committed to improving the conversation and information available about end-of-life care.

 

One of HFA’s widest reaching programs is a project called Being Mortal which brings the conversation about end-of-life care directly into communities all over the United States.  This program was originally slated to end in 2016, but due to the popularity and success, it will continue through the end of June 2017.

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Customer Stories with Links Residential

February 27, 2017

Links Residential

Sometimes the quality service that you provide to your customers is also the same quality standard you seek in your vendors.  That is certainly the case with Links Residential, a boutique real estate agency in New Jersey.

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Vertical Folding Demystified

February 20, 2017

Finished Vertical Fold

 

Every print job we process must pass several quality control checks, but not all of these checks come at the end of the order.

 

One of the first steps in making a quality printed product is inspecting the artwork.  Every time a user uploads artwork in our ordering system it must be double checked by our production team to make sure that it will print as expected.

 

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Give Back Stories: Second Chance Award

February 13, 2017

Give Back Stories: Avenue for Justice

 

You might recall Avenues for Justice (AFJ) as one of the charity recipients in our Give Back Program.  We originally introduced them in a previous blog post last August, but there is always more to the story.  All AFJ program participants are exceptional and 90% of program graduates lead successful lives and never commit another crime, but some participants deserve extra recognition.

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Survey Contest Winner

February 6, 2017

Checkbox

 

Part of great customer service is listening to your customers’ suggestions.  We wouldn’t be half the company we are today without the direct and honest feedback provided by our clients.  This feedback can be an informal phone conversation after an order, or something more organized like the survey we recently sent to some of our customer segments.

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Customer Stories with Abrams

January 30, 2017

What do you look for in your business relationships?  Open communication?  Quality products? Longevity?

 

Abrams Books values all of those criteria and as a result has been a Postcardsrus.com customer for over 3 years.

 

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Sneak Peek: New EDDM Portal

January 23, 2017

Sneak Peek

 

We’ve written about our Every Door Direct Mail ® (EDDM) service a few times now, but we can’t express how great this product really is!  In May, 2016 we introduced our Full-Service EDDM product, and in September 2016 we reminded everyone that there are some challenges to using EDDM that our Full-Service product solves.  Soon we will have some big news regarding how we handle EDDM for our customers, but first, what is it?

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New Year, New Updates

January 16, 2017

Website Updates

New Year, New Updates

We are halfway through the first month of the new year.  Have you been sticking with your resolutions?  It’s understandable if you a bit intimidated by big goals, but try for some small improvements every day.

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