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Announcing “Speedy” By Zairmail

Portland, United States – June 17, 2024 —

Zairmail, the leading provider of cloud-based automated mailing services (hybrid mail) and software, announced the launch of their latest desktop application, “Speedy.” A drag-and-drop application that revolutionizes the way businesses, marketers, and even everyday people send out physical letters using the US Postal Service (USPS), making the process faster and easier than ever before.

Leveraging Zairmail’s 25 years of hybrid mail expertise, Speedy introduces a groundbreaking approach to mailing. Users can effortlessly upload documents and addresses using a desktop icon and intuitive interface, and let Speedy handle printing, addressing, postage, and even letter delivery tracking.

Large organizations have relied on postage meters for decades to manage mailing costs and access USPS discounts. However, these devices address only a small part of the mailing workflow. The real challenge lies in the numerous manual steps required before and after metering: composing, printing, folding, inserting, addressing, and dispatching each piece of mail.

Despite offering a solution to just one aspect of the mailing process, the U.S. postage meter market generates around $6 billion in annual revenue. This substantial investment highlights a paradox: organizations are spending heavily on an incomplete solution while leaving the bulk of the mailing process unaddressed.

This is where Speedy comes in. “Speedy eliminates the hassle of traditional mailing methods like postage meters,” said Wilson Zehr, CEO of Cendix (Zairmail is powered by Cendix). Unlike postage meters that require expensive equipment, permits, and intensive maintenance, Speedy provides a modern, software-based solution with a pay-as-you-go model, whether you’re sending critical financial notifications, legal documents, marketing mail, or even just a simple Mother’s Day letter.

“Senders no longer have to worry about printing the letter, folding it, inserting it, addressing the envelope, finding postage, and putting the letter in the mail – Speedy handles all the details. With larger organizations, that may use dedicated mailing hardware (postal meter), Speedy completely eliminates the need for that. This application is a game-changer for most mailing applications,” said Wilson.

Speedy builds upon Zairmail’s legacy as the leader in hybrid (digital to physical) mail, a concept introduced in 1999, working in collaboration with the United States Postal Service (USPS). Using online services that live in the cloud, like Zairmail, senders can dramatically reduce the costs and time associated with applications such as direct mail. The tools are still designed for 1:many applications, where the marketer is trying to reach a larger targeted audience. Speedy further reduces the restriction on job size, allowing even a single letter, to be sent effortlessly.

https://4413cfd06ca5033e2e2a50f950dd3a41.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-40/html/container.html Key features of Speedy include:

Drag-and-Drop Interface: Upload documents, mailing lists, and creative assets with a simple drag-and-drop action right on the sender’s desktop.

Automated End-to-End Processing: Speedy takes care of printing, inserting, addressing, postage, and delivery tracking, assuring the fastest and most effective workflow.

Real-Time Campaign Tracking: Gain insights and peace of mind with real-time tracking reports, while monitoring every step of the way, from production, and mailing to delivery. An email confirmation is also sent to you directly once your letter has reached its destination.

Comprehensive Mailing Options: In addition to standard letter mail, Speedy will expand in the near future its capabilities to support a variety of direct mail formats, including postcards, self-mailers, snap-packs, and more, catering to diverse marketing needs, and for everyday people.

Speedy is designed to cater to the diverse needs of businesses and organizations of all sizes, ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises to large corporations, but it’s also a solution that provides a much more time and cost-efficient way to send physical mail. “Zairmail itself is already the cloud-based tool of choice for fast and effective marketing campaigns, but with the addition of Speedy, we’ll be able to bring the same advanced capabilities to larger organizations and individual mailers with a need to send single letters faster and easier,” adds Wilson

Its scalability makes it an ideal solution for companies in finance, healthcare, retail, and more, effectively replacing traditional postal meters and online postage solutions like Stamps.com.

“We’re transforming individual mail delivery and direct marketing campaigns,” added Zehr. “With its intuitive design and affordable scalability, Speedy empowers our clients to connect with their audiences effectively.”

Backed by a user base of over 50,000 registered users, Zairmail’s commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction is unwavering. Speedy represents the next evolution in direct mail services, combining cutting-edge technology with a deep understanding of industry needs.

https://4413cfd06ca5033e2e2a50f950dd3a41.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-40/html/container.html Speedy is now available for download at www.zairmail.com/speedy.

About Zairmail

Zairmail is a leading provider of cloud-based automated mailing services (hybrid mail) and software. With a rich history spanning 25 years and a commitment to continuous innovation, Zairmail continuously pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in the direct mail industry. Recognized for creating the concept of hybrid mail in collaboration with the USPS, Zairmail remains at the forefront of direct mail technology and services. For more information, visit www.zairmail.com.

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Zairmail Launches Innovative “Speedy” Desktop Application to Streamline USPS Mail – Even a Single Letter | Markets Insider (businessinsider.com)

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Different clients have different motivations.

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Here is an example.

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I thought she was going to cry, after their presentation.  “No, that is not what I want.”

It turns out that this started out as a hobby business of sorts. She is very artistic and loved interior design. When she lost her husband, she had to expand the business full-time to pay the family bills. She had done a very good job of growing the company just enough to support her family and put her kids through college. She learned early on that design was fun, but it didn’t pay the bills. She had structured her business to do enough painting during the busy season, to pay the bills, and spend the rest of the time working on the design stuff that was more of her passion. The stuff that gave her joy.

The class was proposing to maximize revenue – their plan did that.

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About the Author

Wilson Zehr is a Direct Mail Industry Expert, Direct Marketing Specialist, and CEO of Cendix (www.cendix.com), the leading provider of Web-to-print solutions that increase sales both online and offline. He is also the founder of Zairmail (www.zairmail.com), the company responsible for many “industry firsts” in direct mail.

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Happy Lunar New Year!

Happy February,

Can’t believe it is February already!

We are a little slow in our routine this year, still, we can’t help embracing Lunar New Year.

Hope you had a strong finish in 2022. It was a challenging year in many ways. We are still coming back from COVID and adjusting to the new “normal”.

Virtual communication has now become mainstream for business, school, and even personal communication. This used to be the exception, rather than the rule — not so much now. Everyday mainstream social calls are done with video using applications like FaceTime or Google Meet.

In an effort to combat rising inflation, the Fed has been raising interest rates and reducing the money supply. There were five rate hikes in 2022, for a combined 3% increase, and potential for more to come in 2023. Mortgage rates surged in 2022, with the typical 30-year loan topping 7% by year-end, more than double the average rate at the beginning of the year. The discount rate hovered near 0% from 2008 to 2016, trending up slightly to 2.4% in 2019, and then hovering near 0% again in 2020 and 2021.

Increasing interest rates, and reducing the money supply, usually has the effect of contracting the economy. There has been lingering talk of an impending recession, but even the experts don’t seem to know for sure. In order to avoid that outcome, the Fed will need to know when to take its foot off the (economic) break; yet this is far from an exact science. There is always some lag between the actions and the corresponding economic outcomes. It is extremely difficult to predict the with any certainty.

We can’t predict the future with certainty, what can we do?

We can start by evaluating what happened in 2022. If you follow this newsletter, then you started the year with SMART goals. You also monitored those goals on a regular basis throughout the year.

How did you do? Were you overly optimistic in some areas? Were you overly pessimistic in others? That is completely normal. The one thing we know about goals and forecasts is that we will always be wrong! It is almost impossible to hit them on the nose every time. We just need to evaluate the results and be brutally honest. We need to celebrate our successes with gusto, we (you) deserve it! We also need to own our shortcomings and figure out how to address them.

Then we need to map out a plan to move forward, using our past results, our key learnings from last year, and all the information we have about the future. There are a lot of forecasts for the coming year that are available. There are lots of them that are available for free. There are a number of banks and investment companies that offer outlooks for the coming year. The Federal Reserve has annual and even quarterly forecasts. There are a number of industry groups that focus on specific verticals as well.

Create a new set of SMART goals for 2023. Communicate them to all the stakeholders who are affected by them. Then make sure that you have created an organizational structure, gathered the required skills, and funded the correct activities, to achieve those goals.

The rest of it depends on the business environment, our ability to execute, and there is also a healthy dose of good fortune required as well. That is where Lunar New Year comes in.

Whatever your plan, you know we are on your side, and want you to hit the ball out of the park.

Happy Lunar New Year – The year of the rabbit.

Please let us know how we can help.

Know it will be a great one!

The Zairmail Team.

Lunar New Years!

Here’s to the Year of the Rabbit!

The Zairmail team worked hard for you in 2022. We have big plans to do even more for 2023. We are always looking for your comments and suggestions. We are working hard to build the most powerful direct mail marketing tool on the planet for you. How are we doing? Are there features you love? Are there others that need to improve. We would love to know. Zairmail only exists because it is the fastest, easiest, and most reliable way to send mail. We need your help to make sure it remains that way.

 

 

About the Author

Wilson Zehr is a Direct Mail Industry Expert, Direct Marketing Specialist, and CEO of Cendix (www.cendix.com), the leading provider of Web-to-print solutions that increase sales both online and offline. He is also the founder of Zairmail (www.zairmail.com), the company responsible for many "industry firsts" in direct mail.

 

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