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Stamp Prices Increase January 2019

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Stamp Prices Increase January 2019

We just adore lovely stamps. They can be a sweet compliment to a gorgeous stationery set and set the tone of your invitation or card before the recipient even opens the envelope. With that in mind, make sure you get the stamps you love at a great price, before they increase on Sunday, January 27, 2019! Here's the skinny on the increases: First Class 1 oz. stamps are increasing from $0.50 to $0.55. This effects your everyday mail - bills, birthday cards, etc. Here is what is decreasing in cost: First Class 2 oz. stamps will actually DECREASE from $0.71 to $0.70. This is...

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Postage Options: The Pros, Cons, and Costs

Posted by Sarah Burzio on

Postage Options: The Pros, Cons, and Costs

There are pros and cons to all the options available for postage. Here are a few pointers to help you figure out if they’re right for your project: Custom Stamps (stamps you purchase at places like zazzle.com) COST: More than face value of the postage (typically 30–60% more). For a 2 ounce mailing of 2,000 pieces, that jumps from $1,360 to a whopping $2,595 (Based on ordering 2,000 $0.68 custom design stamps from zazzle.com). DESIGN: Because you design them, they are the best option to coordinate with your mailing design and support your organization/event branding. CONS: There are copyright issues if even...

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