A direct mail postcard template can be used for all kinds of postcards that are sent for many different reasons. Examples include real estate postcards, business postcards, and health care related postcards. A direct mail postcard template can be really useful to your organization because even consumers is the 18 to 34 year old demographic report preferring to receive marketing offers via postal mail rather than online. Snail mail is a great marketing vehicle even in the 21st century!
Despite what you may assume, sending out direct mail postcards can be cost effective for your business because direct mail costs are very low. Often, the price for printing a direct mail postcard template is much less expensive than you might think, and when you send your postcards out in bulk, the shipping costs are not too high.
Did you know that the first recognized printed picture postcard that had an image on one side of it was made in 1870 at Camp Conlie in France? Camp Conlie was a training camp for soldiers during the Franco Prussian war that was raging at the time. The earliest picture postcard, however, was not mailed until 1940 by the writer Theodore Hook. He actually mailed it to himself. The postcard featured a hand drawn caricature of postal workers. I think that would be a very funny direct mail postcard template if it were used today! It might be appreciated by those dabbling in deltiology, or postcard collecting, one of the most popular collecting related hobbies there is.
From the 1920s through the middle of the 20th century, bawdy and risque postcards called saucy seaside postcards were quite popular. These postcards featured naughty jokes or mildly obscene imagery. They were nothing at all like the direct mail postcard template that is the norm today. More: www.quantumpostcards.com