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3 Ways Shippers Benefit When the USPS Teams Up with Parcel Carriers

by Janet Granger | October 23, 2014 | No Comments

Last Mile Rural Shipping

If you live in San Francisco, you may have noticed something different out by your mailbox – the U.S. Postal Service delivering groceries to Amazon customers. Time will tell if this two-year trial partnership will expand to other cities, but for now, it’s interesting that the USPS appears willing to work with what could be […]

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Shipping with the Postal Service: Before and After Intelligent Mail®

by Janet Granger | October 20, 2014 | No Comments

Package Shipping IMpb

We’ve all had it happen. A package doesn’t arrive quite when you expect it to – whether it’s your new iPhone surprising you by arriving a week early, or your night-before-Christmas order turning up just a few hours too late. A few hours or days late is one thing, but what about 15 years? That’s […]

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A Mentor’s Advice: 4 Steps to Startup Success

by Barbara Hannan | October 16, 2014 | No Comments

Brian Moran Small Business Mentor

Timing was good for Borja Obesa, founder of Smartduu, a startup of only a few months, when he won a mentorship with small business expert Brian Moran through the Pitney Bowes SmallBiz Mentorship Contest last month. Brian met with Borja and got a feel for where he is at and where he wants to go […]

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[WEBINAR] Digital Technology Puts Mail Centers in the Fast Lane

by Janet Granger | October 15, 2014 | No Comments

CompuServe Digital

Remember what you were doing September 1979? That was when, long before Comcast, Verizon and even America Online, CompuServe first offered its dial-up Internet service to the public. Ten years later, the company released a commercial – the first of its kind for a major Internet service provider – explaining how its services would help […]

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A Mentor’s Advice on 5 Perils and 8 Complexities eCommerce Entrepreneurs Face

by Barbara Hannan | October 14, 2014 | No Comments

Marsha_Headshot

It only took one phone call with Pitney Bowes Smallbiz Mentorship Contest winner Julie Wiley for expert Marsha Collier to hone in on where she needed to dig in first to help Julie with her ecommerce bridal and gifts business.  While it was a lengthy one, Marsha came away with a clear picture of what […]

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3 Eye-Catching Envelope Designs to Inspire Your Direct Mail Campaign

by Janet Granger | October 9, 2014 | No Comments

Attractive envelope design Katie Boyce Company

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much might an attractively designed mailer be worth to your business? An attention-drawing envelope could be the key to separating your marketing mailer from the pack and driving a better return for your campaign. On average, a piece of direct mail can hold a reader’s attention […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Smarter, Cheaper Postal Service Shipping: By the Numbers

by Janet Granger | September 25, 2014 | No Comments

USPS IMpb Infographic

Each year, the United States Postal Service is responsible for the timely delivery of 3.7 billion packages, zig-zagging across the country to more than 159 million different locations. To deliver on the promise of on-time, transparent shipping, the Postal Service collects data from hundreds of thousands of tracking devices, creating more than 1 billion unique […]

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