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Share your message with a well-designed newsletter. Packed with information for a small cost, full color newsletters keep members, customers, and constituents up to date on organization news. Choose from various page counts, papers, and the option for U.S. Press to mail them for you for one low price.
Finished Size: 8.5" x 11"Pages: 4, 8, 12, or 16Paper: 80# gloss or matte text, 100# gloss or matte textInk: Full Color Both Sides (4/4)Options: Soft-Folding, Mailing ServicesArtwork: Print-Ready PDFs Preferred
Finished Size: 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 4, 8, 12, or 16
Paper: 80# gloss or matte text, 100# gloss or matte text
Ink: Full Color Both Sides (4/4)
Options: Soft-Folding, Mailing Services
Artwork: Print-Ready PDFs Preferred
80# Gloss Text: High quality, medium text weight paper stock with a gloss finish on both sides.80# Matte Text: High quality, medium text weight paper stock with a satin/dull finish on both sides.100# Gloss Text: High quality, heavy text weight paper stock with a gloss finish on both sides. 100# Matte Text: High quality, heavy text weight paper stock with a satin/dull finish on both sides.
Basic layout and print file guidelines:Document size: Same size as final trim size of piece
Bleed: Set your bleed to .125" on all sides
Safe Area: Set your margins to .125" and keep all important elements (logos, text, and images that do not bleed) within these margins
Resolution: 300 PPI for all images is strongly recommended for best print quality
File Type: PDFs are preferred
Uploading files: You can upload files directly to this product page, or you can send files here.
If you need any help with creating your print ready artwork, please give us a call at 800-227-7377 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proofing: After you place your order and upload your artwork, our prepress team will begin inspecting your files to ensure your document size, bleed lines, margins, image resolution, and more are correct in order for the best print quality.They will email you a soft proof (PDF) for your approval prior to printing. Soft proofing is an easy way to see what your finished product will look like and make sure the content is correct. However, soft proofing is not intended for exact color matching. Every monitor displays color differently, and on backlit screens, colors may appear lighter than the actual colors contained in your files. If color matching is critical, please give us a call at 800-227-7377 to order a hard proof.Production Time: Production time begins after proof approval and is the time required to produce your order before it ships. It is calculated in business days, starting at the next occurrence of 9:00 AM Eastern on the 1st business day after the proof is approved. U.S. Press is closed Saturdays, Sundays and all major holidays; thus, these days are not included in the production schedule.
Can you mail my newsletters for me?Yes, we offer complete mailing services to help you save both time and money with your direct mail campaigns. Our services include list processing (includes CASS and NCOA certification), addressing, sorting, bundling, and delivery to USPS. To order mailing services with your newsletters, simply select “Inkjet and Mailprep” under the mailing services option on our instantpricing calculator.
What is solf-folding?
The size of our newsletters are 8.5" x 11"; however, for mailing, we commonly add an additional "soft-fold" to newsletters so that they fold down to 5.5" x 8.5". By folding to 5.5" x 8.5", your newsletters will be eligible to mail at the letter rate, which is less expensive than the flat rate.
Can newsletters be mailed without an envelope? Yes, newsletters can be self-mailers. If you select our mailing services option, we will include tabs to properly close your newsletter so that they can be easily mailed by USPS without an envelope.
What’s the difference between each paper stock?Gloss paper stocks will have a shiny appearance and are great to use when promoting products. Matte paper stocks have a velvet finish and thus less shine, which can give your materials an elegant, professional look. 80# gloss and matte text are lightweight and economical paper stocks. 100# gloss and matte text are high quality, medium weight papers.