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2017 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide

2017 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide

This guide provides detailed information on the 2017 postage rate changes for each USPS mail class and special services.

Publication Date: December 2016


How To Send Certified Mail Guide

How To Send Certified Mail Guide

A complete guide on USPS Certified Mail including costs, delivery times, forms, FAQs and more. Learn how you can use Stamps.com to send your Certified Mail mailpieces.

Publication Date: December 2016


2016 USPS Priority Mail Rate Comparison Guide

2016 USPS Priority Mail Rate Comparison Guide

This pricing chart highlights pricing for different Priority Mail options listed in order from lowest price to highest price for packages up to 70 lbs. in weight.

Publication Date: May 2016


Complete Guide to USPS International Shipping

Complete Guide to USPS International Shipping

This guide provides detailed information on how to ship packages across the world using the USPS.

Publication Date: July 2015


2015 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide

2015 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide

This guide provides detailed information on the 2015 postage rate changes for each USPS mail class and special services.

Publication Date: May 2015


Click here for the How To Calculate Dimensional (DIM) Weight Guide

How To Calculate Dimensional (DIM) Weight Guide

This guide provides detailed information on calculating DIM Weight pricing, which is based on the size of the package, not weight.

Publication Date: December 2014


Click here to download the USPS Military Mail Guide

USPS Military Mail Guide

This guide provides detailed information on shipping packages to Military Mail APO/FPO/DPO addresses using the USPS.

Publication Date: November 2014


Click here to download the Complete Guide: September 2014 Priority Mail Rate Changes

Complete Guide: September 2014 Priority Mail Rate Changes

This guide provides detailed information on the September 2014 price updates to USPS Priority Mail.

Publication Date: September 2014


Who's Winning the Shipping War?

Who’s Winning the Shipping War?

This white paper evaluates the USPS, FedEx and UPS on Tracking Events, Delivery Times and Overall Costs.

Publication Date: February 2014


2014 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide

2014 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide

This guide contains detailed information on the 2014 postage rate changes for each USPS mail class, including special services.

Publication Date: January 2014


USPS Priority Mail Box Size Guide

USPS Priority Mail Box Size Guide

This guide shows different options for Priority Mail Boxes and Envelopes, along with dimensions, online postage pricing and weight options.

Publication Date: April 2014


2014 USPS First Class Package International Service Rate Guide

2014 USPS First Class Package International Service Rate Guide

This pricing chart highlights international shipping rates by country zone for First Class Package International Service packages up to 4 lbs. in weight.

Publication Date: April 2014


2014 USPS Media Mail Rate Guide

2014 USPS Media Mail Rate Guide

This pricing chart compares Media Mail rates to First Class Package Service rates highlighting cost savings for packages weighing between 1 and 13 ounces.

Publication Date: April 2014


2013 Holiday Shipping Guide

2013 Holiday Shipping Guide

This guide provides e-commerce sellers holiday shipping tips, advice for shipping products internationally and best practices for return shipping to help retailers optimize their fulfillment programs and increase sales during the holiday season.

Publication Date: November 2013


Ultimate Guide to the 2013 USPS Postage Rate Increase

2013 USPS Postage Rate Increase Guide

This guide contains detailed information on the 2013 postage rate changes for each USPS mail class, including special services.

Publication Date: January 2013


Ultimate Guide to the 2012 USPS Postage Rate Increase

Ultimate Guide to the 2012 USPS Postage Rate Increase

This guide contains detailed information on the 2012 postage rate changes for each USPS mail class, including special services.

Publication Date: January 2012


Holiday Shipping Survival Guide

Holiday Shipping Survival Guide

This guide provides online sellers with best practices and industry data to optimize their shipping programs and increase sales during the holiday season.

Publication Date: November 2011


Gaining the Edge in E-commerce with Free Shipping

Gaining the Edge in E-commerce with Free Shipping

This white paper is designed to educate business owners on how free shipping can be used as a great marketing tool for their e-commerce web site.

Publication Date: June 2011


Simple Secrets of Small Business Success

Simple Secrets of Small Business Success

This white paper discusses different options small business owners have to purchase postage. Includes comparison of online postage software to postage meters and the costs associated with each.

Publication Date: January 2009


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Every new customer account starts with:

  • Free 5 lb. Digital Scale*, connects via USB
  • 4-week trial
  • $5 in USPS postage to use in trial period
  • Free Supplies Kit including postage labels
  • Additional $10 postage coupons to use after trial
  • Only $15.99 per month, including the first month if you stay past the 4-week trial
    *pay only S&H fee