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NEW USPS Postage Rate Change

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Faith Whitmire

Do you mail through the USPS? Then you need to listen up! The USPS approved a postage increase that will go into effect Sunday, August 29, 2021. You may be wondering what all changed? Well, look no further because below is a chart that shows some of the most used rates, and how they’re changing.

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When Are The Postal Holidays?

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Faith Whitmire

Busy! Busy Bee!

Life is starting to get busy again! With COVID restrictions starting to lift, everyone is making up for lost time. Work trips, vacations, sporting events, family gatherings, anything and everything that people were not able to do this time last year is filling everyone’s schedules.

With all of this craziness coming back into everyone’s lives it can sometimes be hard to remember the little details. One detail for example could be when the Post Office is open or closed. Many people may think that the Post Office is always open because everyone is always getting mail. In reality, this year, 2021, the post office will be closed for ten days. What are those ten days? Well, you do not have to worry about looking it up now because we have all the information that you need right here!

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How Do You Use Social Media Effectively?

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Audrey Guinn
It’s the year 2006 . . .
  • Nintendo released their smallest, most lightweight console to date, the Wii Gaming Console.
  • Nasa launched the New Horizons space probe to Pluto.
  • Internet giant Google bought the rights to YouTube for $1.65 billion through a stock purchase .
  • Four Harvard students; Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes released their social networking platform to the general public . Facebook would become the worlds largest online social network to date.
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Results Delivered: Why Direct Mail Marketing Is Here to Stay

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Dustin Kellums

If you’re a business owner or someone in marketing, you have several channels available to reach prospective buyers. Because of that, it’s easy to understand why direct mail marketing, a tried-and-true method, is often overlooked. While this may seem like a thing of the past, it’s a proven and effective way to reach buyers. Here are some reasons why direct mail marketing is still relevant and why you should include it in your marketing plan.

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Hidden Postage Savings!

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Natalie Carter

Attention, Attention there is a SALE on aisle 3 at your local Post Office.

Reduce Postage Expense by up to 28%

If you’re like me, you love a good SALE. What if you could do that at the Post Office? You could just drop your bulk mailing on the counter, and whisper “Mr./Mrs. Postmaster I would like to have a discount please,” and BOOM you magically receive 25% off. That’d be good enough to share with your friends, right? You might even go viral.

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Can Paper Itself Make a Statement?

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Faith Whitmire

“Make a statement!” “Step out of the box!” “Be original!” These statements are things that all businesses try to do. If they want to be successful, they need to be ahead of the competition. As a result, people are always trying to find new ways to make their business be the best.

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Add a “Jarvis” to your bank’s workflow

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John Travis

"Good morning. It's 7 A.M. The weather in Malibu is 72 degrees with scattered clouds. The surf conditions are fair with waist to shoulder highlines, high tide will be at 10:52 a.m." This was our first introduction to Iron Man’s virtual assistant, Jarvis, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe during 2008’s Iron Man movie. Take 28 seconds and watch the clip for yourself. It’s okay. I’ll wait.

At first Jarvis seemed like nothing more than a custom Alexa, Siri, or Cortana. What else would you expect from a genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist?

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