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Think Undelivered Mail Doesn’t Matter? Think Again.

by Janet Granger | September 18, 2014 | No Comments

Cost of Undelivered Mail

Somewhere in its service centers sprinkled across the country, the Internal Revenue Service is holding $164 million of taxpayer money – all in the form of refund checks that couldn’t be mailed to their rightful recipients. More than 111,000 taxpayers are owed money, and the average undelivered refund check is worth $1,471. And to think, […]

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Can Your Small Business Use Some Advice? (Enter a Contest to Win Some)

by Barbara Hannan | September 10, 2014 | No Comments

Brian Moran PBSmallBiz Mentorship

Guest Post by Brian Moran Our friend and award-winning small business advisor Brian Moran is back with us as a part of a power team providing their expertise for the Pitney Bowes SmallBiz Mentorship Contest, along with best-selling author and customer service expert Marsha Collier. Having helped guide thousands of businesses find their way, he […]

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5 Tips for Mentor Relationships that Produce Positive Results – and a chance to Win a Mentorship!

by Barbara Hannan | September 9, 2014 | No Comments

Marsha Collier PBSmallBiz Mentorship

Guest Post by Marsha Collier We are excited to have best-selling author Marsha Collier, as a part of our team of experts lending their expertise and counsel for Pitney Bowes’ SmallBiz Mentorship Contest, along with her colleague, award-winning small business advisor Brian Moran. Here is her take on the value of mentoring and how she’ll […]

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3 Things You Need to Know About Sending Packages in 2015 (Watch Webinar)

by Janet Granger | September 9, 2014 | No Comments

Package Delivery IMpb

If you’ve recently been to your neighborhood Post Office or received a Priority Mail® package, you’ve probably noticed the United States Postal Service has made some major changes over the last year. With the exception of its long-standing unofficial motto (“neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night…”), everything about the Post Office […]

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Enter to Win a #SmallBiz Mentorship from Pitney Bowes

by Barbara Hannan | September 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

PB SmallBiz Mentorship Contest

Every small business is started because someone is driven by a voice inside. There is a dream.  A passion.  A turn of bad luck. An opportunity. A family. While any one of those may be what propels the doors open and the shingle hung, most business owners quickly discover that success requires more than just […]

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Viral or Bust? The ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ and Successful Nonprofit Marketing

by Janet Granger | September 4, 2014 | No Comments

Ice Bucket Challenge Nonprofit Marketing

As the calendar turns past Labor Day and we look back on the summer, it turns out that the hottest months of the year ended up being much colder than expected … thanks to the millions of buckets of ice Americans poured over their heads in the name of ALS research. From July 29 to […]

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With eCommerce, Almost Every Small Business Can “Go Global”

by Janet Granger | August 22, 2014 | No Comments

PlanetShoes eCommerce

You don’t often hear the phrase “international small business,” but, thanks to the global reach of eCommerce websites and the ever-growing marketplace for online goods, that’s rapidly changing. Today, an independent store with one retail location – or office – can potentially “go global” by creating a website and shipping goods to international markets. This […]

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