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Fast and Affordable Postcard Printing for Effective Marketing

Postcards are powerful. Even with e-mail marketing and social media, traditional postcards still hold a lot of value for businesses today. Postcards are not only affordable to produce and mail, but they also get high readership. It’s been proven especially cost-effective when postcard printing is used to acquire a targeted customer base.

Plenty of businesses benefit from postcard printing. Their versatility makes it easy to adapt to all types of messaging. You can use postcards to tell potential customers about your products and services, promote discounts, and the latest offers. Highlight your website, invite customers to your social pages, or simply provide your phone number for more information. And because postcards are tangible, they’re likely to get noticed compared to emails.

Custom postcards look professional and don’t cost a lot, which is why they’re so popular with smaller businesses. They are a great way to introduce a company, connect with customers, and keep the engagement running. Creative freelancers like graphic designers, photographers, and illustrators can use postcards to showcase their work samples to prospective clients.

Sending custom postcards is key to standing out from your competitors. At NextDayFlyers, we offer a wide range of customization options for size, cardstock, and coating so you get the most out of your postcard printing.

Use our postcard mailing services to ease your workload and focus on other important facets of your business. If you’re interested in our mailing services, you can check out our Direct Mail Postcards and EDDM postcards.
Our customer service team is available via live chat or at 855-898-9870 to discuss order options with you. Print postcards with NextDayFlyers today.


Design Your Own Postcards Online

Add a personal touch to your postcard. Create a design using our online tools to ensure that it would fit your brand. We have a large collection of free, easy-to-customize postcard templates that you can choose from.

To help you pick the right postcard design for your business, we have categorized our postcard templates by industry.
Here are a few examples:

  1. Hand Paint Childcare Postcard template is for businesses in the “Childcare & Education” industry. It uses bright and lively colors that convey a warm and caring environment that is suitable for children.
  2. If you're in the “Legal” industry and want to project how professional your business is, go with the Corporate Law Postcard template. It’s simple, straightforward, and can be edited to provide only the necessary information about your business.
  3. Yoga & Meditation Postcard template under “Sports & Business” fits products or services that promote peace of mind and emotional wellbeing. The dominant green color symbolizes life, nature, and energy, which could be perfect for your brand.


Choose your Postcard Type

Standard Postcards


NextDayFlyers offers the widest variety of postcard sizes. With standard postcards, you can choose from 10 sizes starting from 3.5” x 8.5” up to 8.5” x 11”. Our most popular and affordable size options are 4" x 6", perfect for sending out bulk announcements on a product launch or store opening and the slightly larger 5” x 7” for more impact.
Select from our different coating options to add shine and protection. If you would like recipients to be able to write on their postcards, we suggest uncoated or matte. High gloss UV on the front with an uncoated back is also a good choice for writing on one side.

We offer same-day printing turnaround for standard postcards.

Direct Mail or EDDM® Postcards


For local companies, this is an effective way to reach your primary demographic by selecting the right locations. The best part about postcard campaigns is that they’re easy to track and measure. Restaurants, laundromats, real estate, and schools are just a few of the businesses that use postcard mailing.

We offer two mailing options for postcards:
  • Direct mail postcards are effective if you’re targeting a certain demographic.
  • EDDM postcards, which are less expensive, can target every household in your chosen neighborhood.
Learn more about the difference between direct mail and EDDM.

Premium Postcards


Make your promotions stand out from the mail with our premium postcards. Our special finishes and printing options will bring your postcards to another level. Print metallic postcards and add a touch of elegance to your design with choices of gold, silver, or bronze accents. Raised Spot UV postcards apply several layers of spot UV to lift important design details. You can also print Silk Postcards for an elegant, smooth finish. These are tear and water-resistant, protecting your design as it’s handed out or sent in the mail.

These are just a few of the postcards we can print for your business. We have more customization options for you to create the perfect promotion to suit your strategy and goals.


Same-Day Postcard Printing

Upload your design and your postcards can be printed and ready for shipping as soon as today. We guarantee to deliver you exceptional printing on time—or it’s on us.

If you need your postcards printed immediately and would like to pick up your order, just select “Ready Today” under “Printing Turnaround”. If you upload your press-ready files by 10:00 a.m. PT, Monday through Friday, your prints will be ready to ship between 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on the same day.

Get Inspired by More Postcard Printing Insights


Design Your Own Postcard Online

Add a personal touch to your postcard. Create a design using our online tools to ensure that it would fit your brand. We have a large collection of free, easy-to-customize postcard templates that you can choose from.

To help you pick the right postcard design for your business, we have categorized our postcard templates by industry. Here are a few examples:

  • Hand Paint Childcare Postcard template is for businesses in the “Childcare & Education” industry. It uses bright and lively colors that convey a warm and caring environment that is suitable for children.
  • If you're in the “Legal” industry and want to project how professional your business is, go with the Corporate Law Postcard template. It’s simple, straightforward, and can be edited to provide only the necessary information about your business.
  • Yoga & Meditation Postcard template under “Sports & Business” fits products or services that promote peace of mind and emotional wellbeing. The dominant green color symbolizes life, nature, and energy, which could be perfect for your brand.


Postcard FAQs

How much does it cost to print postcards?

You can get an instant quote using our order calculator. The price of your postcards depends on the printing specifications you choose. It costs $26.95 or 27¢ each for 100 pieces of 4” x 6” size postcards printed on glossy 14 pt. cardstock. The price per piece changes if you choose a different size, material, and quantity.

Where can I make my custom postcard?

You can create your postcard for free using NextDayFlyer’s online design tool. We offer dozens of customizable design templates you can easily change according to your business and branding. You can filter these templates according to size, industry, and style. Just choose your preferred layout or start from a blank canvas, then add images, adjust colors, and edit text with our easy online design tool.

What are the popular postcard sizes?

Choose from our wide range of sizes that best suits your design and content. Our most popular USPS-qualified postcard sizes are 4” x 6” and 5” x 7”. Size 4” x 6” is the standard size, but if you need something bigger to stand out go for size 5” x 7”. Learn more about which of the two sizes would suit your goals.

Can I print on both sides?

Yes. You can choose between full-color printing or black and white for the back of your postcards.

What is the fastest printing time for my postcards?

We can print your postcards as fast as today for orders placed and approved by 10:00 a.m. PT, Monday to Friday. Printing time does not include shipping time. Learn more about our same-day printing and next-day printing services.