Keep Your Company Newsletter Out of the Circular File

Written by Jessica Albon

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Is it interesting? After you've proved torepparttar reader it's relevant, you still have to prove that it's interesting. Interest is typically a matter of tone and depth. Some readers prefer formal newsletters with articles that examine each facet of a limited topic, while others want a more general approach with a more playful tone. Get it right and your readers will wait byrepparttar 124246 mailbox for your newsletter.

Why read it now? Make sure your readers seerepparttar 124247 information as applicable right now. What's applicable will depend on your readers, but in general, if you have information that's in someway timely (safety features, for instance), promote it up front. You can also offer your readers special discounts and promotions.

Why keep it? Not all company newsletters should be kept, and you'll need to determine whether or not yours should. If you decide you do want readers to keeprepparttar 124248 newsletter, you can add value to your publication inrepparttar 124249 form of reference articles or collections of resources. If you want to make sure readers can always find your newsletter, perhaps you could start new subscriptions with a manila folder to keep allrepparttar 124250 issues in (or a binder, if you prefer). An alternative is to offer something they can keep from each issue-an index card of important phone numbers, for instance-that they'd cut out or remove fromrepparttar 124251 newsletter before throwing it away or passing it along.

When your newsletter answers these questions, your readers will see more value in it. While you simply can't get everyone to read your newsletterrepparttar 124252 moment it arrives in their mailbox, you can encourage readers to look forward to receiving your newsletter.

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Stop Paying Full Price for Postage

Written by Jessica Albon

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Get More for Your Stamp

4. Send it as a bill insert. Enclosing your newsletter as a bill insert is like getting a two for one deal atrepparttar post office.

5. Conduct some research. Include occasional surveys for your readers. This can provide you with valuable feedback that's worth more thanrepparttar 124245 price of a stamp!

Post Office Tricks

6. Get a bulk postage meter. Call your county’s main branch post office for details.

7. Use a standard size. You may be paying more because your newsletter doesn’t fulfill post office specifications. Ask at your local post office for a chart ofrepparttar 124246 various sizes you can use.

With a little innovation (or a little less innovation), you can be on your way to saving money on your newsletter delivery.

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