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Back to School: Colleges and Universities coming to Tacoma!

by Janet Granger | July 16, 2014 | No Comments


During the week of college final exams, there’s usually a long line snaking its way out the door of the mail center, as students pick up care packages from home. It’s a sight at colleges and universities across the country, and the number of packages sent to and from students year-round has increased dramatically over […]


How Does the USPS Mailer ID Support Intelligent Mail®? (Watch Webinar)

by Janet Granger | July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Intelligent Mail is supported by unique Mailer IDs.

The United States Postal Service set an ambitious goal for itself a few years ago – create 100 percent package visibility for its customers. Why is this ambitious? The USPS handles about 40 percent of the world’s mail, and its shipping and package services alone bring in $12.5 billion in sales/revenue annually. At the heart […]


How to Manage the ‘Big Data’ of Shipping and Postal Spending (Upcoming Webinar)

by Janet Granger | July 10, 2014 | No Comments

Improved shipping and postal spending is possible with better data management.

Has any mail center ever been given a “blank check” to cover its annual postage budget? Just imagine if, during the annual budget meeting, those who controlled a company’s purse strings told mail centers managers and comptrollers that they could go out and spend on anything and everything they wanted. Of course, that’s not how […]


How Does IM®pb Compliance Take the Guesswork Out of Shipping? (Watch Webinar)

by Janet Granger | July 2, 2014 | No Comments

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The U.S. Postal Service’s Intelligent Mail® package barcode system is transforming how we think about shipping. With the implementation of the IM®pb this past January, there’s no more guesswork involved with shipping – USPS customers know where their packages are and when they will arrive, at all times. So, what is the role of shippers […]


Dispatch from Content Rising: The State of Marketing

by Janet Granger | June 30, 2014 | No Comments


Last week, I attended the Skyword Content Rising conference in Boston to learn more about trends in the Content Marketing space. Marketing – reaching out to customers, talking to them, selling to them, and communicating with them throughout their “lifecycle” – has changed so rapidly in the past few years, and I believe it’s critical […]


How Resilient Is Your Business? (Watch Webinar)

by Janet Granger | June 25, 2014 | No Comments

Business Resilience Storm

Do you remember hearing a story like this when you were a child? Three little houses, each built very differently, sit by the ocean, until one day, Mother Nature huffs and puffs and sends a storm right at them. Disaster recovery’s house is washed away. Its owner will rebuild in the same location. Business continuity’s […]


5 Ways You Can Market Your Small Business Website

by Janet Granger | June 23, 2014 | No Comments

Small business website marketing is all about great content.

As more potential customers rely on their phones to research new restaurants, retail stores and professional services, a company’s website has become a virtual storefront.  However, many small business owners are at a loss when it comes to finding the right way to market their website to potential customers. Do you pay for ads? How […]