PostcardMania Makes Gulf Coast 500 Again…3rd Year in a Row

PostcardMania is being honored again, for the 3rd year in a row, on the Gulf Coast 500 List…the comprehensive directory of Tampa Bay’s most successful businesses, featuring listings from the entire Gulf Coast of Florida. PostcardMania CEO, Joy Gendusa, tells how she did it in an exclusive audio interview.

Clearwater, FL, July 07, 2008 --( PostcardMania was recently named as one of the 500 most successful companies of Florida’s Gulf Coast, by the Gulf Coast Business Review. The Review ranks the region’s fastest growing companies by size and revenue from the entire Gulf Coast of Florida, including: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties.

Joy Gendusa, a sought-after marketing expert, bootstrapped her way to success in the spirit of true entrepreneurialism, creating PostcardMania – the fastest growing direct mail postcard marketing firm in the nation, recognized nationally by Inc Magazine. Joy began PostcardMania in 1998 with no capital injections of any kind, only a computer and a phone. Almost ten years later, Joy is still sole owner of the Clearwater, Fla. firm that boasts a revenue of nearly $19 million dollars, employs over 150 people, and weekly prints 4 million and mails 2 million postcards representing 28,000-plus customers in more than 350 industries. Gendusa’s story lies in how she did it:

1) without a formal education,
2) never taking a dime of investment capital and
3) by using only direct mail to grow her company in its formative years.

The story of her success was recorded in a one-hour interview, exclusively for aspiring entrepreneurs to help them grow their own businesses and can be heard at

The Gulf Coast Business Review’s annual Book of Lists, published August 1st, 2008.

About PostcardMania:
Using a powerful, simple, extremely cost effective way of communicating with customers has earned PostcardMania Inc Magazine’s recognition as the nation’s fastest growing direct mail postcard-marketing firm with year 2007 revenues at nearly $19,000,000. Gendusa began in 1998 with zero investment capital. Today, her Clearwater, FL firm called PostcardMania, employs over 160 people and prints 4 million and mails 2 million postcards representing more than 28,000 customers in over 350 industries each week. Visit

If you would like to interview Joy Gendusa, CEO of PostcardMania, please email PostcardMania’s VP PR, Karla Jo Helms at or by calling 800-628-1804 x 342.

PostcardMania, Inc.
Karla Jo Helms
800-628-1804 x 342