How to address your mail

By |October 29th, 2018|

How to address your mail (Clear addressing)

These guidelines show the best way to address your mail for fast delivery in the UK and abroad.

Write the address clearly on the front of the mailing envelope following our clear addressing guide lines and always include a postcode when you can. If you don’t know the post code […]

Why people value Direct Mail

By |September 10th, 2018|


To help your business make the most of, and really value direct mail, Royal Mail Market Reach carried out in-depth qualitative and quantitative research. We looked at what makes a piece of mail valued and found four key characteristics:


Valued mail contains information that keeps customers […]

Your one stop Direct Mail solution

By |July 12th, 2018|

Here at Mail Shot International we are your one stop Direct Mail solution.

Many Direct Mail companies in the UK will only offer fulfilment and postage services, but here at Mail Shot, we offer the full solution. You are welcome to pick and choose our services as you may already have an in-house design team or […]

Reduce postage costs with advertising mail

By |March 5th, 2018|

Advertising Mail is a Royal Mail Wholesale service that provides customers with the opportunity to benefit from lower prices for existing Access letter and large letter services.

To achieve lower prices the contents of Advertising Mail items must meet the required specification. Eligible items are limited to addressed Direct Mail Mailing Items comprising a largely uniform […]

The perfect envelope for your Direct Mail campaign.

By |February 19th, 2018|

Letters are one of the most widely used forms of communication for companies for general communication and for a direct mail campaign, and so your enclosing envelope needs to portray the right image.

Printed envelopes come in a wide variety of sizes, styles, materials and colours, and we can print a variety of information directly.
Envelope printing […]

Postage Discounts with Mail Shot International

By |February 13th, 2018|

Using a direct mail company will make it easier for you to get postage discounts on your next direct mail campaign and will save thousands.

There are a wide range of postage discounts available from Royal Mail and other DSA providers such as TNT, Secured Mail and Citi Post.

These postage discounts are offered because Mail shot […]

Maltese Cross mailing

By |February 7th, 2018|

Direct Mail – Maltese Cross mailing
There are many different ways of sending out your message to potential customers using a direct mail campaign, a Maltese Cross mailing is a great innovative format which really stands out.

Over the next few weeks we will be taking a look into each type and give you the benefits to help […]

Direct Mail – Postcard mailing

By |January 18th, 2018|

There are several ways of sending out your message using a direct mail campaign, postcard mailing  is one of the most efficient.

Over the next few weeks we will be taking a look into each type and give you the benefits to help you choose which suits your direct mail campaign the best. This week we […]

Christmas posting dates

By |October 24th, 2017|

Royal Mail announces recommended latest Christmas posting dates for economy surface mail to Eastern and Western Europe.

Royal Mail announces latest Christmas posting dates for International Economy surface mail for Europe to ensure cards, letters and parcels arrive in time for Christmas Day
Latest recommended posting date for surface mail to Eastern Europe, Greece, Cyprus, […]

How to write the most amazing direct mail shot

By |September 21st, 2017|

How to write the most amazing direct mail shot

If you are investing the time, effort and money into creating a mail shot campaign in your business, then chances are that you will want to make sure that it is effective in what you want it to do. This means that you may need to pay […]