Leaking Profits? Plug up the UAA Drain!

Are you struggling to keep printing postage and service costs down? One culprit that could be putting a drain on your profit is return mail. You’d be surprised how undeliverable-as-addressed mail (UAA) can operate like a small tax on your business – costing a little bit in a lot of areas. Turn to page 24 in Mailing Systems and Technology’s…

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How Online Retailer Learned from Amazon to Decrease Cart Abandonment & Increased Sales

E-commerce businesses are held to high standards. Why? Amazon. The conglomerate provides immediate, transparent shipping rates, setting the precedence that all other retail websites must provide the same. If they don’t? Customers abandon ship – or in a more literal sense, the shopping cart. Online apparel company, Huf, recognized the need to keep up. Explore how Huf is making strides…

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E-Retailers Biggest Mistake – Underestimating Their Data

E-commerce businesses must constantly contend with fraud prevention, customer retention and competitor intervention to stay successful. What if e-retailers already have the tools they need to conquer these challenges at their fingertips? Melissa interviews VP of Marketing, Greg Brown, for his take on how e-retailers can leverage their data for increased ROI, timely deliveries and better customer experiences. He addresses…

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Hip, Hip, Hooray! The Elephant Gets Addressed Today.

What’s the elephant in your business? Every company has one! I’m talking about the thing that costs you money, customers and insight. Could it be returned mail? How about fraudulent transactions? Whatever the problem, it all stems from one big beast – bad address data. Customer communication, fraud prevention, predictive analytics and ultimately, your bottom line, all hinge on the…

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4 Ways MAK™ Optimizes Address Data

Any book made publicly available can be identified by an ISBN. It’s a unique identifier used worldwide by publishers, booksellers and libraries. Just like an ISBN, your business can utilize a unique identifier for every street address – the Melissa Address Key™ (MAK). MAK technology is address data management at its finest. With address identifier technology, organizations can transform global…

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Capturing Current & Correct Customer Data – Why is it so Important in E-Commerce?

Up Close & Personal – The Four P’s of People Data Nothing holds more value for ecommerce organizations than accurate people data – name, address, phone, email and demographics. We have outlined four major factors that impact the success of a business and increase customer satisfaction in regards to accurate and complete people data. 1. Protect your organization – By…

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Rinsing Out Bad Patient Data Increased Efficiency for Dental School

Unverified and outdated address data plagued the database of the University of Iowa’s School of Dentistry, having a tremendous effect on the communication with its patients. Check out this case study to see how the dental school rinsed out bad data, continues to maintain sparkly clean patient records, and most importantly, increased operational efficiency. Mailing has always been an integral…

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Enterprise Demand for Identity Verification and Address Management Fuel Global Growth for Melissa

Melissa Opens New Locations in Europe and Asia to Deliver Data Quality Solutions to Expanding Financial Services, Healthcare, and Ecommerce Markets Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – February 12, 2019 – Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced global growth in support of enterprise customer needs for identity verification and address management solutions.…

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does your address data fit the fields?

Can US addresses fit into 35 characters? At Melissa, we have seen this request where users of address verification software have predefined length and field-type restrictions. Most commonly, we have seen people using versions of SAP that restrict an address into the following fields with the maximum length in parenthesis. Address1 (35), Address2 (35), City (35), State (10), Zip (10).…

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