Category: Address Validation

Listware Reconnects Nonprofit with Lost Supporters After 8 Years

Read how nonprofit, Altapass, revitalized an 8-year-old database with Listware® – Melissa’s affordable solution that updated address records, putting Altapass back in touch with lost donors and ultimately increased fundraising efforts! The Altapass foundation is a small nonprofit organization in North Carolina whose member base largely relies on traditional mail instead of email communication. After…

By Melissa Team April 8, 2019 Off

Direct Mail and Email Marketing Can and Should Join Forces

A common false dichotomy in today’s marketing world: marketers must choose between sending direct mail campaigns and sending email campaigns to communicate with customers and prospects. Many believe direct mail is dead, recalling the junk mail of yesterday and praising our tech-centric culture of today. While others argue consumers are now trained to tune out…

By Melissa Team March 16, 2019 Off

Online Sales Skyrocket – Reduce Cart Abandonment with Express Entry for a Slice of the Pie

Have you looked at the cart abandonment rates on your website? Maybe it’s time you do, and here’s why: an estimated 1.92 billion people are expected to make online purchases in 2019, resulting in an estimated $3.45 trillion in sales. If you’re losing the sale at the very last step of your online transaction, you’re…

By Melissa Team January 30, 2019 Off

Spooktacular Marketing: 5 Ideas so Good they’re Scary

Forget Freddy Krueger movies, ghost stories by flashlight, scream masks and haunted houses – the true horror lies in wasted efforts, lost customers, low response and a ruined reputation. Don’t worry, we’ve got 5 spooktacular marketing tips – no tricks – to grow your business, cut costs and position yourself as an industry leader. They’re…

By Melissa Team October 22, 2018 Off

Mailing List Accuracy Becomes More Stringent

Mailers face additional penalties in not meeting new Post Service regulations requiring valid, deliverable addresses The newest wrinkle from the U.S. Postal Service impacts businesses with substantial mass mailing efforts. New Mail Update regulations are intended to limit an unacceptable percentage of wrong addresses, which are costly for everyone concerned. The key word here is “unacceptable.” Be…

By Melissa Team February 23, 2018 Off

MAILERS Online: On Demand & In the Cloud Presorting

Say hello to a no-contract, end-to-end mailing solution that’s in the cloud and easy to use. MAILERS Online is a one-stop-shop for all your mailing and presort needs, where you can upload your text or Excel® files to our server and let Melissa take it from there. We’ll presort your list, based on your selected…

By April 26, 2017 0

Melissa Data Offers Free Palletization in MAILERS+4

Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF- May 12, 2015 – Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and address management solutions, today announced the phase one release of Palletization options for MAILERS+4 postal automation software. Palletization makes it easier to store and organize high volumes of First-Class and Standard Mail, and is available to new customers free…

By May 12, 2015 0

Melissa Data Launches Listware for Salesforce

Powerful Data Quality Plug-In Cleanses, Validates and Enriches CRM Information; Increases Customer Intelligence with Property and Mortgage Data Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF. – June 10, 2014 – Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced Listware®for Salesforce®, its powerful data quality plug-in that integrates data cleansing, validation, and enrichment…

By June 10, 2014 0

Postal Standards and Address Quality – Take 1

By David Loshin The USPS Postal Standard (Publication 28) provides at least some of the specifications we need for address quality. For example,  “The Postal Service defines a complete address as one that has all the address elements necessary to allow an exact match with the current Postal Service ZIP+4 and City State files to…

By May 8, 2012 0