More than 40 million Americans change their address each year, which means the U.S. Postal Service forwards an awful lot of mail. In fiscal year 2010, it forwarded 1.2 billion pieces. Under the Postal Service’s regulations, customers who fill out a change of address form have their mail forwarded to their new address for 12 months after the move. Mail forwarding costs the Postal Service almost $300 million a year. The cost to return mail to sender is another $800 million.
Aristotle’s tried and true rhetorical method might just be a successful formula for advertising, too. Tell them what you are going to tell them; tell them; and then tell them what you told them.
With advertising it seems, hitting people more than once – and via the same medium –yields the...Read More