Heats Up the Mail with Love NetStamps

Instant Access Enables New Customers to Print Postage Immediately

SANTA MONICA, Calif, — January 30, 2003 –™ (Nasdaq: STMP) announced today that it recently unveiled its first specialty NetStamps™ labels, affectionately called “Love NetStamps.” These new NetStamps build on the strong customer adoption and label sales of the original NetStamps. Separately, the company successfully implemented a new process called Instant Access that enables new customers to immediately begin printing postage after registration for the service—a dramatic improvement over the previous process that required two to 24 hours of wait time.

“The introduction of specialty NetStamps represents just one of the many opportunities we have with NetStamps to grow our revenue and customer base,“ said Ken McBride, CEO of “Additionally, Instant Access will greatly improve that critical initial experience for our new customers.”

The new Love NetStamps are available for purchase directly from at a price of $4.99 for a pack of 125 labels. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Love NetStamps are a unique way to make any mail piece stand out, or to add that extra personal touch. To see Love NetStamps, visit the website at developed its Instant Access technology as part of its ongoing effort to shorten and simplify its new customer experience. Prior to Instant Access, new customers were required to wait two to 24 hours before printing postage online for the first time. Customers may now utilize all the features of the service and benefit from the convenience of printing postage immediately following registration.

About (Nasdaq: STMP) is a leading provider of Internet-based postage services. enables customers to print U.S. Postal Service-approved postage with just a PC, printer and Internet connection. The company targets its services to small businesses, home offices, and individuals, and currently has partnerships with companies including Auctionwatch, CompUSA, Earthlink, HP, Microsoft, NCR, Office Depot, PayPal and the U.S. Postal Service.

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