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Green Computing

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Green Computing

  1. 1. Is Direct Mail Necessary?
  2. 2. Email vs Direct Mail Many people have said that because email is so popular, companies like the US Postal Service will soon be closing because more people email rather than writing a letter and buying a stamp and putting it in a mail box.
  3. 3. U.S. Postal Service The US Postal Service first started in 1775 by Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia but back then it was called Second Continental Congress and it wasn’t until 1792 when is stated being called the Postal Reorganization Act. The US Postal Service has close to 656,000 workers and 260,000 vehicles. It competes against email constantly because of the cost and speediness because of email usage sky rocketing the employment of the US Postal Service has diminished dramatically.
  4. 4. Email Email has been out much longer than internet has. Email first started in the 1970s.
  5. 5. Is direct mail better? •direct mail is more personal •in direct mail you can use more emotion •companies can send advertisements that people are more likely to read if they are in paper •direct mail wastes trees
  6. 6. Is email better? •there is no cost to email •when you send an email it gets to the person right away •you can send attachments and make the message as long as you want it to be •it does not waste paper
  7. 7. What’s wrong with direct mail? •price on postage goes up often •takes longer to get from one person to the next •it is a waste of paper •not only do you have to pay for the postage you have to pay for stationary
  8. 8. What’s wrong with email? •in your email you get a lot of spam •if your are sending an important email and you mess up one letter or number in the persons email address then your email will not reach them and you will not receive an email that it did not send for a few hours
  9. 9. Works Cited http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ United_States_Postal_Service http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-mail http://www.businessknowhow.com/ directmail/ideas/compare.htm

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