Dove Direct FAQ's

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How do I contact Dove Direct?

Telephone: (404) 629-0122
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What are your office hours?
Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 6pm EST

Can I receive offers and newsletters from Dove Direct?
Yes. Sign up for Dove Direct News sent to your inbox here.

What is Direct Mail Fulfillment?
Fulfillment is an important aspect of any direct marketing campaign and includes handling the job from end – to – end to ensure that the piece is designed, printed and delivered to the right person, at the right time, and at the right cost.

What are the advantages of Direct Mail?

  • Targeted — By using the mail, you can target your audience, save resources through discounted postal rates.
  • Efficient — With mail, every dollar spent is directed at genuine prospects for your product, service, or message.
  • Flexible — Mail can handle a wide variety of advertising or marketing tasks. Mail can sell directly, but it’s also the medium that can deliver a sample directly to the consumer, bring back a survey or other vital information, or develop an open channel to help create a lifetime customer.
  • Measurable — Direct Mail virtually eliminates the guesswork in measuring the effectiveness of a campaign. Results are almost immediate and allow more effective and responsive decision-making. A mail piece cannot easily be forged or duplicated which helps prevent fraud and misuse unlike email and other mediums.

What’s the difference between bulk mail and first class mail?
Bulk mail is now called Presort Standard mail. It has a lower priority in delivery and some addressed will be declared UAA (Undeliverable As Addressed). First-class Mail (FCM) will always have an attempt to deliver made. Critical mail should use FCM, where marketing mail would be suitable for Standard.

Is there an average response rate for direct mail?
1-3 percent.

Can I send you my mailing list or database?
Yes, you can send us your mailing list or database. Your file must be in Excel, CSV, or TXT format, or if you prefer, on CD or DVD via regular mail.

Can you clean my mailing list or database?
Dove Direct can clean your mailing list or database. Please complete a Contact Form so that we may better assist you.

Can you provide lists for industry professionals?
Dove Direct supports a number of industries and can provide lists by industry or other criteria. See the list of industries that we support.

Can I purchase a list from Dove Direct?
Dove Direct offers a full range of B2B, B2C and custom targeted lists.

Are you able to cleanse my mailing list?
Dove Direct can analyze your mailing file and highlight improvements for accuracy of mailings/direct marketing campaigns and provide addresses in a consistent format. Our Data analysis and cleansing processes include:

  • Postcode Address File (PAF) processing
  • Gone-Away Suppression
  • Telephone Preference Service (TPS) processing
  • Fax Preference Service (FPS) processing
  • National Change of Address (NCOA) processing
  • Telephone Number Verification and Appending
  • Mailing Preference Service (MPS) processing
  • Duplicate detection
  • Profiling

How long will it take to get my mail sent out once I’ve paid?
Once we have prepared the date sensitive elements of the campaign, it is imperative that letters are dispatched immediately. The account management teams strive to ensure all tactical elements of the campaign are executed on time and correctly.

It is your responsibility to make sure your mail piece is in compliance with your company. We do not guarantee any certain amount of calls you will receive from the mailer. Every state and every mailer is different.

Post Card Marketing

How do postcards compare to other marketing?
Postcards are an extremely effective way to bring in more leads, plus they get a great response. They also specifically target your market, which other types of marketing can't do.

How much does it cost for one mailing?
It's very affordable! It's based on how many cards you mail and we have campaigns to fit any budget.

What will my design look like?
We'll create a custom design to reach your target market or you can choose from many successful samples on our website.

Who will you mail the cards to?
Based on your location, we'll pull a specific list that matches your client criteria in your area.