Blog posts • Sep 08, 2017 11:30 BST
Franking machines simplify mail handling helping businesses process outgoing mail. They also ensure the right postage is paid for different sizes and weights of letters and packages . That’s all to the good for smooth business operations, but today’s franking machines can also provide important accounting information giving a clear view of how much is spent on postage across the business.
Blog posts • Aug 09, 2017 11:30 BST
Mail is a highly effective way to engage your customers and do business with them. Your franking machine remains a quick, easy and convenient way of paying for the mail you send to your customers and it’s important that you pay the right price every time.
Blog posts • Aug 01, 2017 11:30 BST
Royal Mail see a higher number of mistakes made during the holidays. By choosing the right options and avoiding mistakes when using your franking machine to send mail, you will save time and money. We’re here to help you frank correctly first time every time.
Blog posts • Jun 29, 2017 15:53 BST
According to Harvard Business Review, data is the next big thing in content marketing. Furthermore, industry analysts Gartner cite real-time analytics as the biggest area of IT differentiation, and a recent report revealed that 78 per cent of executives believe that data will solve top organisational challenges.
Blog posts • Jun 07, 2017 11:30 BST
Absolutely criminal - Is Poor Addressing Damaging Your Business? On the surface, a blog about Addressing Software is not initially the most dynamic of topics. However, upon closer inspection the importance of accurate addressing soon becomes clear and the waste involved can be criminal!
Blog posts • May 25, 2017 12:50 BST
All businesses are conscious about expenditure. Everyday costs add up and firms soon start seeing that revenue doesn’t quite stretch as far as it used to. With their limited budgets, mounting costs are a real challenge for small businesses; one that can force them into drastic actions, such as reducing staff or moving.
Blog posts • Mar 29, 2017 15:31 BST
On Monday 27th March, Royal Mail’s tariff changes came into effect. Announced in February, the amendments have seen a host of increases across franking machine and parcel prices. The Royal Mail took the decision in order to keep providing its excellent service, but calculating how the changes will impact businesses isn’t always straightforward.
Blog posts • Feb 27, 2017 16:03 GMT
In order to keep providing its excellent services, The Royal Mail has announced that its price changes across franking machine and parcel tariffs will come into effect 27th March.
Blog posts • Dec 14, 2016 16:20 GMT
Digital communications has changed the way we keep in touch in our business and personal lives but when it comes to Christmas greetings, traditional mail is still the best. According to Royal Mail research, 72 percent of people who celebrate Christmas prefer receiving a traditional card to getting a festive message via text or social media.
Blog posts • Dec 07, 2016 11:30 GMT
All businesses need to be able to count on the swift and reliable delivery of their communications. Product brochures, invoices, quotes and all the many other critical business mailings – they must all reach their destination when the business needs them to. Customer satisfaction and business reputation – not to mention revenue – depends on it.
Blog posts • Nov 30, 2016 14:30 GMT
From Christmas cards, thank you cards, invoices and Christmas catalogues, to sending out those last minute responses, your franking machine will help your business have its best Christmas yet.
Blog posts • Nov 24, 2016 14:30 GMT
What’s the best way to keep in touch with your customers? It’s often hard to know with so many options on offer. From emails to social posts, there have never been so many ways to communicate. But do any of these new channels work as effectively as a piece of emotive mail?
Blog posts • Sep 05, 2016 14:26 BST
In survey after survey, it is cited as the key strategic focus/challenge of our times, ahead of critical factors such as regulation and customer knowledge. Less surprising than this new-found urgency is why it has taken so long for organisations to appreciate the benefits that digitisation brings – and the dangers of ignoring its possibilities.
Blog posts • Sep 02, 2016 10:46 BST
This summer has offered a never-ending feast of sport, from the cold cricket pitches of the north of England to the shiny football stadiums of France, from the rugby pitches of Australia to the green grass of Wimbledon and of course the Olympics. As ever, it is this summer's moments of individual brilliance and breath-taking athleticism that will live longest in the memory.
Blog posts • Aug 25, 2016 11:45 BST
In the first of this blog series examining the study we looked at the influence of technology on attitudes and behaviour towards physical mail, in this concluding blog, we take a look at the similarities and differences between life stage groups in responses to and actions taken as a result of receiving mail.
Blog posts • Aug 23, 2016 12:09 BST
Physical mail is still an important channel for reaching current and potential customers but it’s important to get it right. An interesting recent study from the Royal Mail looks at how attitudes to mail compare across seven key life stages, from ‘fledglings’ – adults living at home – right through family stages to ‘older retirees’.
Blog posts • Aug 16, 2016 11:30 BST
When talking face-to-face isn't possible, email comes out on top as the preferred means of communication for small businesses in the UK.
Blog posts • Aug 10, 2016 15:08 BST
Back in January, Royal Mail increased the prices of its wholesale and retail bulk mail tariffs across all classes by 0.5 percent to 1.9 percent. The rise in tariffs made all businesses – in particular those with a high volume of mail output – re-evaluate their mailing processes in a bid to control increasing cost.
Blog posts • Jul 05, 2016 14:43 BST
You'll be surprised how much difference a Folder Inserter and Output Management Software could make to your business. As well as automating tedious manual tasks you can effortlessly improve the accuracy and professionalism of your mailings.