Meet Mailing Solutions

Our newest video is live! We’ve put together a video so you can get a clear picture of how we help businesses deliver their digital or printed messages to their clients. Not only do we offer the best methods of communications, but the safest, too and second-to-none data services. Keep watching until the end to see the dancing faces of Forth Mailing Solutions (remember the dancing penguins from Christmas?)!

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Make the most of your Direct Mail

  No marketer wants their hard work ending up in the bin, the drawer or that shelf we all have filled with supermarket offers and the latest deals from a well known international pizza takeaway restaurant chain… In any case, here are some tips to ensure your DM isn’t immediately recycled into your next DM.     VIEW PDF HERE

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The Printin’ Penguins

The Printin’ Penguins

It’s the 1st of December – the countdown is on! Take a look at our brand new Christmas video featuring our lovely Printin’ Penguins to see the hard work they put in for your mailing needs during the festive season (and 365 days a year!).    

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On your marks, get set, Christmas!

On your marks, get set, Christmas!

If you haven’t even started thinking about planning your Christmas campaign yet – then do it NOW. Seriously. With just under 3 months to go, already John Lewis have their Christmas section on their website, Selfridges have opened their Christmas shopping department and only yesterday I saw Marks & Spencer unload a crate of boxes with Christmas novelty sweets in them. Whilst I love Christmas, I settled for chocolate eyeballs from the Halloween section – compromise can be difficult! Your Christmas campaign should go live at least 6 weeks before Christmas Day. That means all your designs, content and materials […]

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The Forth Four Step

The Forth Four Step

Have you ever wanted to know the ins and outs behind any mailing project – from brief to completion? Without a clear process, it can all get a bit messy! Thankfully at Forth, we follow a coherent set of stages to ensure each mailing project runs smoothly from start to finish. Take a look for yourself: The Mailing Solutions Process     Text Version: The Process: 1. LETS’ GET STARTED Account Manager receives client brief Job schedule set up to suit client timescales Production provides estimate Estimate and schedule are agreed   2. THE BRIEF & SET-UP DATA BRIEF Data […]

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WannaCry? We don’t!

WannaCry? We don’t!

On Monday morning, millions of workers returned to their desks after the weekend, hesitantly signing into their PC’s unsure of whether they were victims of the WannaCry ransomware attack. This vicious attack which spread worldwide to 150 countries demanded victims pay money in order to be allowed back into their system and recover files. FedEx, the NHS and Renault are just some of the corporations who fell victim to the malicious hackers. Hackers are very vicious and very clever. They look at ways to break into a computer system by finding routes which combat usual security measures such as passwords. […]

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Tony Ninja

Tony Ninja

Sometimes here at Mailing Solutions we just love a story, an anecdote, something to break the day and put a smile on our face and here is one such story… Nigel Thrumpton looks like any other postal worker as he goes about his job. He parks his Nisan Micra at the start of his round, drags his heavy mail bag from the boot and starts delivering letters to the good people of Hemel Hempstead. He seems like a happy chap and he whistles the first two lines of whatever song he heard last on the car radio, over and over, […]

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Add some GREEN to those January BLUES

Add some GREEN to those January BLUES

When it comes to the environment, many people believe that going paperless is the most eco-friendly move a company can make. We here at Forth wanted to help in setting the record straight and stop the demonisation of those thin little slices of wood that have helped mould the evolution of society and humankind as a whole… For example, did you know that an avid reader will use 28 kilograms of CO2 per year by reading printed news for 30 minutes a day? However, the same avid reader would use 35 kilograms of CO2 per year by reading online news […]

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The Renaissance of Print

The Renaissance of Print

2017 is here and it’s fair to say we’re now in the future. In a world where we can immerse ourselves in virtual reality, control our entire homes from one device, and order any number of cuisines from our phones straight to our front doors (without having to make a phone call) it is easy to forget the more simple, yet effective methods of functioning. We’ve been digitally dynamic, online operatives, email efficient and socially savvy – which is all great, but don’t forget to be passionate print promoters. We are, and here’s why: Out of 9000 individuals surveyed, 83% […]

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The so what factor

The so what factor

It’s a saturated market out there, print buyers are spoilt for choice, so now more than ever it’s really important that printers know what separates them from the pack. What makes you better than the rest, what makes you stand out then ask yourself this question: What’s your so what factor? So what you’re cheap So what your staff are brilliant So what you know my business So what you’re fast Every other printer is saying exactly the same thing. Price has lost its pain point for clients as budgets have been squeezed and printers are falling over themselves to […]

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