Category: News

Live Performance Dashboard

Here at Stannp.com we are always working to improve our customer experience and develop new features to help you get the most out of our platform. We’ve just launched a new live performance dashboard, so now you can see all of the important information about your Stannp account on a single page, like this; Top …

Optional Two Factor Authentication

Your Stannp.com account now offers optional Two Factor Authentication (2FA) for added security. Two factor authentication adds a second step when you login, which is to enter a code produced by a linked app on your phone. How To Set Up 2FA To activate this optional feature, first download either the Google Authenticator or Microsoft …

January 2019 Round Up

2019 has kicked off with a bang for the team here at Stannp.com; here’s a roundup of events so far! UPS CASS Certification for the USA Are you sending Direct Mail in or to the USA? We are delighted to announce that Stannp is now US Postal Service CASS certified; giving you pinpoint accurate postal service throughout the …

 Proud to support the best of British Comedy

Stannp.com are proud to support the best of British Comedy by sponsoring the fantastic Comedy Poster Awards at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Now in it’s fourth year, the Comedy Poster Awards aim to celebrate the best artwork at the Fringe; with hundreds of acts and thousands of potential customers coming to the Fringe, having …

GDPR & Direct Mail

How will the GDPR impact your marketing mix? No permission? No problem with customer campaigns According to a recent survey by the DMA1, most businesses these days have at least a general awareness of the GDPR; only around 1 in 20 say they are unaware of the new European General Data Protection Regulation. Moreover around …

Stannp API FAQs

1.   What is an API? API stands for Application Programming Interface. An API is a software intermediary that allows two applications to talk to each other.  In other words, an API is the messenger that delivers your request to the provider that you’re requesting it from and then returns the response back to you. More specifically, …

Response Rate Trends

Direct mail response rates took a tremendous leap in 2016 with a 5.3% response rate to house lists and 2.9% to prospect lists. These are the highest levels the DMA has tracked since 2003. For comparison, in 2015 the rates were 3.7% and 1.0% respectively. In 2010 it was 3.4% and 1.4%. Just like our …

Why Hybrid Mail is cheaper than Franking Machines

Hybrid mail in simple terms enables Stannp.com to produce mail which only needs one sortation for the Royal Mail to process it. Normal 2nd class mail sent using a franking machine requires 2 sortations. As such Royal Mail charge Stannp.com half the price to process the mail.  Stannp.com then pass this cost saving onto you …

What Is Advertising Mail Compliant?

The Royal Mail offer a discount for advertising mail but they are very stringent on what they consider to be compliant to qualify for the discount.  In essence to qualify the recipient must not expect to receive it. The specific critera are that the mail piece is: Contain 100% advertising items * Must be letter, large …