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Tapping into areas of potential in international markets takes preparation. We offer a range of services and practical tools to ensure your cross-border direct marketing activities achieve the success you are aiming for.
International HolidayCalendar: Send international mailshots with perfect timing
Take public holidays and school holiday periods in your destination countries in account when planning your international direct marketing campaign. The International HolidayCalendar contains up-to-date information on what is happening when. This practical planning tool provides a clear overview of all public holidays and school holiday periods, as well as conference and trade fair dates, for 13 countries throughout Europe. Not only this, but it also indicates the percentage of the population that is actually travelling during these holiday times.
You can obtain the International HolidayCalendar in printed form free of charge or access it online. Click here to go to the International HolidayCalendar.
International AddressGuide: Obtain valuable international addresses
The International AddressGuide is an indispensable tool for obtaining international addresses. It contains portraits of 630 providers of private and company addresses plus reference files for 22 countries. Click here to go to the International AddressGuide.
International AddressCleaning: Update your international address file
Bring your international addresses up to date using International AddressCleaning. This service compares your addresses with a comprehensive, fully up-to-date reference database containing addresses from around 240 countries and territories. As part of International AddressCleaning, we remove duplicates and check and correct both address information and formatting. International AddressCleaning offers a fast service when used either in its online version or as an add-in for MSExcel.
Click here for detailed information on how to use it: International AddressCleaning.
PostagePaid-Generator: Attract attention using a special postage paid impression
The postage paid impression is a small yet important part of your message, as it gives the recipient an indication of where the message is coming from. Depending on your marketing strategy, you may find it beneficial to present yourself to destination countries as a Swiss company, a domestic company or simply using a neutral image. Another attractive option is to incorporate the postage paid impression into your concept by making it a personalised element of the design.
The PostagePaid-Generator service offers the following options:
- Local Look
Postage paid impression with sender information in the format of the destination country
- Swiss Look
Postage paid impression with information on a Swiss location
- Neutral Look
Postage paid impression without information on the sender’s or recipient’s country
- Individual Look
Postage paid impression with company logo or freely selectable image
You will receive your personal activation code immediately.