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Top Social Media Posts for November

If you’re not following us on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn, you’re missing out on news and information about BCC Software and important, real-time industry news. Here are the three most popular posts from November: Direct Mail Marketing With Humor? Absolutely! http://buff.ly/1NETGGj Top 3 Direct Mail Mistakes http://buff.ly/1kSn5TK President Chris Lien flanked by Brandon Kelloway and Shawn Ryan… Read More

BCC User Forum – Information at your fingertips

Did you know that you have a great resource for all things BCC Software?  That’s right, just by logging in to the BCC Customer Portal at https://portal.bccsoftware.com/ , you have access to one of the greatest postal resources, the User Forum! On the User Forum, you can post comments and questions about our software, ask… Read More

Match the correct PAF for NCOALink TaskMaster Jobs

PAFs are required to be renewed annually, which often leads to changing List Owner details and tasks matching to invalid forms. A tip to help with this situation is using the PAFIDENTIFIER command to update the script. The PAFIDENTIFIER command enables the job to use the BCC PAF ID, a unique 6 digit code assigned… Read More

Guest Article: MAKING CHANGES TO MAIL.DAT FILES

This is the first of a series of articles which will provide mailers with insight into techniques to manipulate Mail.dat® files to better represent the mailings presented the U.S. Postal Service®.  What is described can be performed with commercial post-presort editing products.  Readers will need to have some familiarity with the basics of the Mail.dat… Read More

Just Released: Two Improved BCC Mail Manager Features

In response to your feedback, we have just released two enhancements designed to improve your workflow within BCC Mail Manager. Better Excel Support Over the years, we have heard from many of you about your desire to have better native support for Excel files. Thanks to your feedback, BCC Mail Manager bulk mail software now supports… Read More

Giving Back and Doing Good (Business)

As we approach the time of year most closely associated with giving and kindness to others, the BCC Software team wants to take an opportunity to tell you a bit about an organization we work with. You may know that BCC Software exhibits at important industry events throughout the year, including the National Postal Forum,… Read More

We’re busy making changes to help you make better mailings!

BCC Software has been very busy over the last couple of months developing new features to support your workflows and your needs as a mailer. Here is a taste of some of the new things available for you in the software, right now! You can now: Suppress package breaks on full carrier route trays Have… Read More

Tech Tip – Understanding your Mailer Scorecard

Have you taken a look at your Mailer Scorecard lately?  One of the biggest concerns from our customers seems to be the Barcode Uniqueness Errors that pop up now and again.  You know you that you had BCC Mail Manager assign your barcodes automatically, but you are still getting these errors all over your score… Read More

PAF Update for NCOALink Users

On September 14, 2015, the USPS sent a notice to all NCOALink Licensees, emphasizing the importance of accepting only physical street addresses on the Processing Acknowledgement Form (PAF). This guideline is stated on page 11 of the PAF Guide. As a result, we are immediately enforcing this rule by refusing any PAFs that contain non-physical… Read More

Top Social Media Posts from October

BCC Software regularly shares educational content across our social media pages to ensure our customers are well informed about things going on in the direct mail, marketing, and data quality industry. Here are the three post popular posts from this month: New tool provided by USPS helps direct mailers with clearly updated delivery standards for… Read More

Web-to-Print

What is web-to-print? In its simplest form, it is the ability to upload a print file or mailing list to a website as a mode of initiating a workflow. The concept is not new, but as the required technologies become more common, the barrier to implement it in small to medium size businesses is breaking… Read More

Guest Article from Handwriting.io – Personalization Drives Conversion

Personalization is often sacrificed for expediency. There is nothing more impactful than receiving a handwritten note that creates an emotional experience. Personalization drives conversion, shows value and improves open rates. Targeted direct mail boasts a 4.4% response rate, compared to email’s rate of 0.12%*. We know that direct mail is still “king” in a digital… Read More

New Webinar Recording: 5 Gems Hiding in Your Customer Data

Our 5 Gems Hiding in Your Customer Data booklet remains one of the most popular educational downloads from our website. In October we hosted a webinar to talk more specifically about the ways people are using the facts in the guide to enhance their marketing campaigns. Watch the Webinar