one can turn around projects as quickly as Trylon. They
are accommodating, and take care of last-minute changes,
glitches in our data, or unique requests for data. Their
customer service, reports, and speed have been terrific.”
Trylon offers many value-added services for
Raiser’s Edge (or other database) users. Here are
some of these services:
- Data Entry - Data entry
done at Trylon creates files directly importable into
Raiser's Edge, saving you from staffing worries. Our system
is designed to provide speed, accuracy, and consistency,
where you set the formatting standards. Using Trylon's
exclusive finder number technology, we capture all your
direct mail information once, including appeal codes,
tribute information, check date and/or number, even comments.
We even have the ability to fetch the complete name, address,
and appeal codes when a donor neglects to include their
- Merge/Purge - Do you have
acquisition mailings? Trylon can provide all the merge/purge
services needed to cleanse, standardize, and de-dupe mailing
lists quickly and accurately.
- List Exchange & Fulfillment
- Do you exchange or rent your lists? Let Trylon fulfill
these requests and discover how easy it really can be.
Even if you're doing this yourself, it saves money to
let us handle it with Trylon's exclusive (and confidential)
- File Cleansing and Duplicate Elimination - Whenever
you send us an export of your file, we can return file
cleansing reports to you via email. These list zip codes,
states, and/or other address elements needing correction,
unmailable addresses, and possible duplicates. We can
even identify addresses where misspellings are preventing
you from obtaining a zip+4 and receiving the best postage
rates and possibly from having your mail delivered.
- NCOA - Are you still using
Raiser's Edge for your NCOA (National Change of Address)?
Trylon offers a more convenient and less expensive alternative.
You provide us with an export of your file, we return
importable files back to you via email with the current
addresses. We can even time your NCOA process together
with other users to avoid paying high minimum charges.
- Mail Preparation - Do you
need "a little more" with your direct mail efforts?
Let Trylon take your files and prepare them for mailing.
We'll not only provide you with file cleansing reports
but presort the mail to provide you with the most economical
postal rates. Apply suggested gift amount formulas, fine-tune
your selections or coding, double-check your extract rules.
Now you can try the more advanced direct mail techniques
you've heard so much about.
- Acknowledgments - If Trylon does your data entry, we
can send your acknowledgments, too. Cards, letters, notifications,
variable text, 4-up, 1-up, presorted. We can handle it.
- Direct Mail Analysis - If
Trylon does your data entry, we can provide you or your
associates with sophisticated, up-to-date analysis of
your direct mail appeals. Available either via email or
directly accessible on our website, see your results immediately
in a meaningful way.
- Nixie or "Do Not Mail" File - Don't waste
your money on people you know won't respond. Keep a file
of "no thank you" or returned mail at Trylon
and purge them from future mailings.