What size is EDDM?

What size is EDDM?

Every Door Direct Mail® postcards typically come in three different sizes: 6.25″ x 9″, 6″ x 11″, and 8.5″ x 11″. All three sizes mail at the same EDDM® postage rates, so you might consider getting more out of your postage with a larger sized postcard.

What is the minimum size for an EDDM?

EDDM Retail’s Size requirements The USPS requirements state that postcards mailed through Every Door Direct Mail need to meet the following guidelines: Minimum Size: Be greater than either 6 1/8 inches high or 10.5 inches long on one side. Maximum Dimensions: No side can be longer than 15 inches or 12 inches high.

What is a BMEU?

Mail in the simplified addressed format can be entered at a business mail entry unit (BMEU) or at a retail location in a Post Office. When entered at a BMEU, it’s called simply Every Door Direct Mail. When entered at a Post Office, it’s called Every Door Direct Mail Retail.

What is the difference between EDDM and EDDM Retail?

EDDM Retail does not require a mailing permit, but is limited to standard flats (postcards) and allows a maximum of 5,000 pieces per day. EDDM BMEU (Business Mail Entry Unit) requires a bulk-mailing permit, but allows for a little more flexibility in terms of what can be mailed.

What is the best size for EDDM?

Best EDDM Postcard Sizes

  • 6.5 x 9 EDDM Postcard. This size is closest to a “standard” direct mail postcard and is very cost efficient.
  • 4.5 x 12 EDDM Postcard. A major goal for direct mail marketing is the ability to stand out.
  • 8.5 x 11 EDDM Postcard. Maximize real estate with a full sheet of paper sized EDDM postcard.

What is the maximum size for EDDM?

15″ long
Maximum: 15″ long, 12″ high, . 75″ thick Acceptable dimensions of a flat.

What is Every Door direct mail Retail?

Every Door Direct Mail – Retail™ service lets you reach every home, every address, every time. You simply pick the neighborhood you want to target, and a Postal Service™ carrier delivers your printed piece to every address while delivering the day’s mail. You don’t need to know the names or street addresses.

What do I need to know about EDDM?

EDDM Requirements

  • Each piece must be longer than 10.5” OR taller than 6.125” OR thicker than ¼”
  • Each piece must be smaller than 12” x 15”
  • Each piece must weigh less than 3.3 ounces.
  • Each mailing must consist of 200 or more pieces (and no more than 5,000 per day for EDDM Retail)

What is EDDM print?

Print EDDM®-compliant postcards that fulfill the USPS’ requirements. This direct mail strategy lets you reach a specific demographic at affordable rates. Once your postcards are ready, USPS will deliver your message to every address in the selected postal route.

How do you use EDDM?

How to Create an EDDM Retail Mailing

  1. Create or Use an Existing USPS.com Account.
  2. Select Neighborhoods & Audience.
  3. Design & Print Your Mailpiece.
  4. Choose Drop-Off Date & Payment Options.
  5. Print Forms & Prepare Mailing Bundles.
  6. Drop Off or Ship Your Mailing.

Can EDDM be square?

EDDM® mailers must be square or rectangular. This means you can’t mail oddly shaped pieces like triangles or ovals unless they’re placed in a large envelope. They also must have four angular or finished (rounded) corners.