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Usps Guidelines For Using Mailing Tabs

USPS Guidelines for using Mailing Label Tabs

By ChurchArt Team | March 11, 2020

Save time and money when you use mailing label tabs. You can receive significant discounts on your monthly postage for your church newsletter and mailings by following a few guidelines to qualify for automation mailing rates – which can save you almost $0.10 per piece! For items mailed without envelopes, mailing label tabs (such as Wafer…

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Designing Your Back Page Of Your Church Newsletter

Designing a newsletter’s back page

By ChurchArt Team | March 10, 2020

The front page and back page of your church newsletter are prime real estate because those are the pages that most people see first. In magazines, the back cover is often the most expensive ad space. The back pages of many newsletters have a mailing panel on the top half and other information on the…

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Build Personality Into Your Church Newsletter Design Tip

Build “person”ality into your church newsletter

By ChurchArt Team | January 28, 2020

Without people-focused articles and photos, church newsletters would be quite lackluster. Readers love to learn more about others while catching up on church-related news.   A newsletter conveys a warm, friendly image by opening the metaphorical door to the church and showcasing people through words and pictures. This human element invites visitors to come into the…

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Church Invite Postcards

Use Postcards To Create Event Invitation

By ChurchArt Team | October 11, 2019

A well-attended event is a successful event. And, a key to good attendance is communication! Of course, you can always extend invitations by email, calls, or texts to get the word out, but having an invitation that shows up in one’s mail that serves as a physical reminder of the event is another excellent option.…

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How To Tip

How To Avoid “Smooshed” Or Distorted Images

By ChurchArt Team | September 11, 2019

We’ve all faced this classic problem: needing an image to fit in a certain space, but it’s just not the right size. When you’re trying to make an image fit, it’s important to always maintain the aspect ratio; otherwise, the image will look “smooshed” or distorted. Try cropping images One of the easiest ways to…

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Inspiration

Church News Bulletin Redesign Case Study

By ChurchArt Team | August 11, 2019

Church Bulletin Redesign scores a “win” for the weekly news bulletin!  A subscriber in Texas asked for new ideas for her church’s weekly bulletin. Because “The Champions Spirit” is packed with information, it basically serves as a mini-newsletter each Sunday. The Nameplate To update the bulletin’s look, our designer first energized the nameplate. With an…

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