PostcardsRUs Blog

What the Heck is an Emulsion?

January 30, 2018

Have you ever looked at an exquisitely produced product with printed imagery and wondered what the heck an emulsion technique is? Well, you are not alone! Whether you realize it or not, many products today employ the emulsion manufacturing method.

Physical chemistry, though, is a language all its own which is why PostcardsRus decided to simplify the process for our readers without using words like colloid, acetate, and bromide to describe it!

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What Your Business Accomplishes with EDDM Service

January 25, 2018

Every Door Direct Mail Service offers businesses an effective way to market to neighborhoods and communities in the direct area of a business. By sending postcards to customer homes, companies are able to elicit a favorable response through specifically worded calls to action. A large amount of mail can be sent by the company daily without a mailing permit, making the service a valuable option for businesses of all sizes.

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Five Effective Ways to Make Your Business Cards Stand Out

January 16, 2018

Your business card is an exceptionally important promotional material that needs to be outstanding in appearance to be effective. It’s not enough to jot your phone number or email address onto a slip of paper to give to someone. You need a card that stands out in their mind and gets them to contact you whenever they want assistance.

You want one that is durable and long lasting. It should identify the nature of your business, your role, and ways to stay in touch with you. A well-designed business card serves as a reminder as to why your business is valuable to others.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Buy from Postcards R Us

January 9, 2018

When it comes to getting the best promotional materials money can buy, customers know one name. It’s Postcards R Us! If you haven’t had the opportunity to work with us yet, it’s time that you do. We’re here to exceed your high expectations the way we have with previous customers who have placed orders with us in the past.


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The Benefits of Silk Laminated Business Cards and Foil Stamped Silk Laminated Business Cards

January 2, 2018

Your business card is often the last impression someone gets from you. After having a long or brief conversation with another party, you hand over a card with your contact information on it. This does one of two things. It lets the other person know that you’d like to stay in touch with them in the future, and it also gives them a final idea of who you are and how you deal with things.

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What the Heck is a Vignette?

December 28, 2017


So, you may be wondering, “What the heck is a vignette?” It’s a legitimate question that deserves exploration. If you’ve heard of a vignette but never saw one in person or knew what they were used for, it could be very difficult to know why you need this type of detail on the printed materials you order.

A vignette serves as a frame around an image. It adds to the overall design by offering a contrasting pattern or color. It also creates an optical illusion that helps push the image inside of it forward. In books, it’s a way to make flat designs appear three-dimensional and interesting.

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5 Things You Should Know About Full Service EDDMs

December 19, 2017

To fully understand how a product or service benefits you and your business, you must first know what it is capable of doing. So is the case with Full Service EDDM (Full Service Every Door Direct Mail). The more you know about the service, the better able you are to use it to its fullest potential as an effective marketing tool.

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EDDM as a Corporate Solution

December 12, 2017

Imagine getting your business advertising in front of a larger market. What would it take? How much time would you need to give up to make it happen?

With Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM), you’ve had options that help you appeal to a wider audience effectively and affordably. You don’t even have to acquire mailing lists like you did in the past because PostcardsRUs offers our customers a timesaving mapping tool that allows you to target specific areas of a city.

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4 Marketing Materials All Small Businesses Should Use

December 5, 2017

Small business marketing doesn’t have to be a challenge. It’s all about working with the scale of your operation and thinking about personal ways to connect and promote. These four direct marketing material categories should be in the marketing mix of any small business, regardless of the specific industry or service you’re in.

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7 Fun Ways to Design Your Holiday Card This Year

November 28, 2017

Make your business holiday card stand out this year with these fun strategies. After you brainstorm, browse our greeting and holiday card offerings to bring your ideas to life.

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6 Tips for Designing Your Business Card

November 21, 2017

Ready for some new business cards? Use these tips to make the best card your networking contacts have ever seen.

Tailor the Card to your Business

Design your card to stand out in someone’s mind as an example of sophisticated professionalism. What this means for you can vary quite dramatically based on what you do for a living. For example, a lawyer may not want to use a lot of different colors and shapes on her card, but a graphic designer should probably include some eye-catching details to showcase his abilities. The information you provide should also be relevant to your business. Use an email address instead of a phone number for contact if you have an all-digital business and don’t do client communications on the phone, for example.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Holiday Marketing

November 15, 2017

Use Both Digital and Direct Marketing

While digital marketing efforts are important, including social media activity and online or app-based advertising, direct marketing is still an important facet of any business’ approach to sales. Direct marketing is the practice of sending physical items, like flyers or catalogs, to prospective customers in the hopes of creating a lead or making a sale. Print-based direct marketing is far from dead, so don’t neglect a potentially valuable marketing channel just because it seems outdated. It isn’t.

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Famous Printers | PostcardsRUs

July 31, 2017

Famous Printers


There are many people who gained international recognition for their work and inventions, but they all got their start in printing. In earlier times, printing was essential to spreading information and culture in a world without TV or Radio.


Let’s learn more about these famous printers whose work helped shape our nation.


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Free Shipping on Business Cards* | PostcardsRUs

July 24, 2017

Frees shipping on select quantities of standard business cards

*Free Shipping applies to selected quantities of standard business cards (1,000, 2,500, 5,000 count)

We receive a lot of compliments on our business cards because our customers receive a lot of compliments on their business cards.

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Hospice Foundation of America Challenge Fundraiser | PostcardsRUs

July 17, 2017


HFA Fundraiser

If you’d like to support a great cause and get some shopping done on the side, then we encourage you to participate in Hospice Foundation of America’s (HFA) Macy's Shop for a Cause Charity Fundraiser.

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