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How to Address Your Envelopes Correctly and Effortlessly

by Steven Tyrrell | August 8, 2014 | No Comments


   August 8, 2014 We’ve all been there, sat at a desk with an important letter or parcel to send; maybe it’s your first online order, when you think ‘where should the address go, is it the centre or do I keep it to the left? Should I write the address in capitals? How important is […]


Evidence Distribution is More Important Than Ever

by Chinny Ogbuagu | August 6, 2014 | No Comments


     August 6, 2014 Whether retail, wholesale or business-to-consumer, choosing the right distribution method to complement your product or service can be beneficial to your margins. When you choose a distribution provider be it Royal Mail or courier your goal is to enable customers to receive your products safely. While it’s possible to review arrangements for […]


Why Is Asset Management and Tracking so Important For Hospitals?

by Paul Knowles | July 31, 2014 | No Comments


   July 31, 2014 As you are aware the hospital environment is an incredibly busy one, there is generally a hive of activity ‘behind the scenes’, even when patients find it quiet on their ward. With other members of staff and visitors coming and going, the need for quick reaction times of emergency response teams and […]


Using An Post to Deliver Your Mail? 4 Reasons to Frank

by Steven Tyrrell | July 28, 2014 | No Comments

An Post Franking Infographic

   July 28, 2014 On the 21st of July, An Post postal rates went up. Not the best news, but there’s a ray of sunshine if you use a franking meter to send out your mail – 3% to 4% off Letters, Large Envelopes and Packets! This infographic depicts the cost savings, time savings and the […]


Seven Wonders of Offline Marketing Measurement

by Chinny Ogbuagu | July 23, 2014 | No Comments

Offline marketing

     July 23, 2014 Many businesses struggle or fail completely with measuring the results of their offline marketing activities. The problem with this is it means you miss out on key insights from your activities on what’s working and what isn’t, and can easily end up spending lots of time and money on ineffective marketing […]


An Post 2014 Postage Tariff – What’s Changing and What to Do

by Steven Tyrrell | July 17, 2014 | No Comments

AnPost 2014 Tariff Change

   July 17, 2014 Effective on the 21st July, 2014, An Post will be increasing their postage rates. If your business is based in Republic of Ireland and you depend on An Post to deliver your mail, this is what you need to know about the postal changes and how to make the most of these […]


A Picture Can Be Worth a Thousand Words on Your Envelope!

by Chinny Ogbuagu | July 16, 2014 | No Comments


   July 16, 2014 If you send out a lot of mail, it’s time to invest some time in your envelope design. The envelope will often form the all-important first impression for your potential customers, so it’s important yours stands out. Using images is a fantastic way to convey messages to people, as images can be […]


Could you be wasting money on your packaging?

by Chinny Ogbuagu | July 3, 2014 | No Comments

wasting packaging

   July 3, 2014 With the huge rise in online shopping, the parcel delivery market is increasing rapidly, and there are more businesses using postal services to deliver their products than ever before. For a business of this sort to be successful it needs to have, just like any other business, decent margins. These margins can […]


What Royal Mail Sunday Deliveries Will Mean for You

by Steven Tyrrell | July 1, 2014 | No Comments

Royal Mail Sunday Delivery

Recently Royal Mail announced that it is to trial Sunday delivery services for parcels in response to increased demand and to increase the efficiency of the business. Undoubtedly the growth in online sales has contributed enormously to higher parcel volumes across the UK, however, parcel offices are still currently open Monday to Friday and Saturday […]


Online Retailers Doing a Great Job on Social Media

by Chinny Ogbuagu | June 26, 2014 | No Comments

Online retailers using social

   June 26, 2014 Before internet marketing and ecommerce became prominent, television advertising was the way most companies with an expansive budget chose to advertise their wares. Nowadays, however, social media has begun to dominate the marketing landscape and businesses are adapting their marketing strategies accordingly, reflecting the new demands presented to them by an interactive […]