STAMPS.COM NOW AVAILABLE ON RETAIL STORE SHELVES
MyInternetPostage Offers a Complete Small Business Solution for Direct Marketing, Mailing and Shipping
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – April 27, 2000 – Stamps.com™ (Nasdaq: STMP), the leading provider of Internet mailing and shipping services, today announced that computer superstores and office supply retailers will be stocking their retail shelves with MyInternetPostage™, a powerful, easy-to-learn desktop software solution for small business professionals. Offered through a partnership with My Software, the leading supplier of small business software, MyInternetPostage allows users to organize and save time using Stamps.com’s Internet Postage™ bundled with other valuable business services including the ability to administer direct marketing campaigns, manage mail lists and generate business over the Internet.
“MyInternetPostage offers customers Stamps.com’s complete and efficient Internet mailing and shipping service, as well as a host of other valuable business solutions,” said John Payne, chairman and CEO, Stamps.com. “Small business owners will now have access to purchase the all-in-one software package at computer super stores nationwide for under $30, offering an affordable and valuable solution.”
Surpassing the competition in value-added offerings, MyInternetPostage is a comprehensive package that provides a set of communication and business tools. In addition to dramatic savings, customers receive $30 in free Internet postage and a mail-in rebate offer for a free five-pound postage scale, with a retail value of $69.95 from Stamps.com. Additionally, users receive a copy of My Software mailing and address book software, direct marketing tools, an AOL CD with 500 free hours, and access to free postal service supplies including labels and envelopes.
MyInternetPostage is ideal for home offices, small offices or small businesses looking to streamline their mailing and shipping operations and reduce costs. With an online connection, computer and printer, MyInternetPostage customers can leverage the Internet to purchase and print postage right from their desktop. The software is easy to set up and is available for an estimated U.S. street price of $29.95 and will sell at Office Max among other computer and office supply retail superstores. For more information visit (sdcmainprod.wpengine.com).
Stamps.com™ is the easiest, smartest way to mail or ship letters, packages or small parcels anywhere and at anytime. Anchored by its partnerships with the U.S. Postal Service and United Parcel Service (UPS), Stamps.com has three customer-centric business units focused on providing its unique Internet mailing and shipping solutions to small businesses, large corporations and e-commerce companies. Stamps.com’s services allow any size business to choose the best carrier, cost and delivery terms for every mailing or shipping transaction based on sophisticated, real-time rating, tracking and pricing tools.
Stamps.com has strategic partnerships with major companies such as America Online, eBay, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Mail Boxes Etc., Microsoft, Office Depot, Intuit and 3M. Visit sdcmainprod.wpengine.com for more information.
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