EDDM Everything your need to know

The USPS offers an excellent way for your business to save time, money, and effort with Every Door Direct Mail (or EDDM®) postcards Program. Choose from any available mailing route so your personalized messaging can reach this area! EDDM® is a more convenient alternative to postcards because you don’t have to upload an email list, which saves time and money. The message likely will be received by thousands of people who work from home, plus your marketing materials can reach even greater audiences this way too!

What is EDDM in printing?

Every Door Direct Mail is also known as USPS EDDM®. Offers a flat rate for piece-the-mail up to 5000 per day, no permit needed. The cost is 187 cents (.187) since July 10th 2022!


Can I print my own EDDM?

Yes, you can print your Every Door Direct Mail Postcard on your own as long as it meets the USPS Specification 

How much does it cost for EDDM?

EDDM costs about 18¢ per piece. EDDM allows you to promote your products or services and offer cost-saving options such as affordable stamps that can be used for mailing letters instead of First Class® stamps which cost around 44¢ per piece!

How do you design for EDDM?

  1. Start the postcard with a simple yet bold opening statement. 
  2. Establish why people should choose you over your competition. 
  3. Coupon or Discount. People love a good deal.
  4. Call to action! 
  5. Contact Information.
  6. Photos.
  7. Logo.
  8. Testimonials.


What is the minimum size for an EDDM?

EDDM-Retail™ makes it possible for small businesses to send Direct Mail (Standard Mail ® flats only) — Note that the minimum mailpiece size is 3.5 inches high, 5 inches long, and 0.007 inch thick, but to be considered a flat, a piece must exceed at least one of the minimum dimensions noted in the accompanying …

What are the sizes for EDDM?

Every Door Direct Mail® postcards generally 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.

How long does every door direct mail take?

Average delivery times for EDDM fall between 7-14 days from when it is delivered to the post office. While with other direct mail options, depending on your direct mail provider, your mail pieces can be delivered anywhere from 1-8 days after you approve your printed material
Amr Fathy

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