HE’S MAKING HIS LIST AND CHECKING IT TWICE: PHOTOSTAMPS HELPS CHILDREN SEND STANDOUT LETTERS TO SANTA
LOS ANGELES – December 4, 2008 – Stamps.com® (Nasdaq:STMP), the intelligent alternative to a postage meter, today announced that it is offering one free custom PhotoStamp to the boys and girls in the U.S. to help them make their letter to Santa stand out this year. Parents and their children can simply visit www.photostamps.com/santa, upload their photos or design, and place the order. The Santa PhotoStamp will arrive in one week or less – just in time for the letter to be mailed to the North Pole.
“We are excited to add a fun new element to the time-honored tradition of sending a letter to Santa,” said Ken McBride, Stamps.com president and CEO. “PhotoStamps are a unique way for people to add a personal touch to a special letter, and this is a great way for parents and children to spend some creative time together.”
People can use PhotoStamps to create customized postage with pictures of their children, pets, vacations, celebrations and more. PhotoStamps are also available with licensed images from all 32 NFL® teams, 74 colleges, and award-winning photography from Anne Geddes®. PhotoStamps can be used as regular postage to send letters, postcards or packages, and are currently available for the most common mail rates in denominations ranging from $0.27 to $0.42 to $4.80. Each sheet includes 20 individual PhotoStamps. The holiday Santa PhotoStamps promotion is being offered by Stamps.com only for a limited time, and is subject to any listed terms and conditions. When a customer includes a customized PhotoStamps or licensed image PhotoStamps in the same order as the promotional holiday PhotoStamp, the customer will also receive free standard shipping on the order.
About Stamps.com and PhotoStamps
Stamps.com (Nasdaq: STMP) is a leading provider of Internet-based postage services. Stamps.com’s online postage enables small businesses, enterprises, and consumers to print U.S. Postal Service-approved postage with just a PC, printer and Internet connection, right from their home or office. The Company targets its services to small businesses and home offices, and currently has PC Postage partnerships with Microsoft, EarthLink, HP, NCR, Office Depot, the U.S. Postal Service and others.
PhotoStamps is a patented Stamps.com product that couples the technology of PC Postage with the simplicity of a web-based image upload and order process. PhotoStamps is currently available under authorization of the U.S. Postal Service for its fourth phase market test with an authorization through May 16, 2009. Customers may create full custom PhotoStamps with their own digital photograph, or they may choose a licensed image from one of many PhotoStamps collections such as NFL® or Collegiate collections. Since launching PhotoStamps in May 2005, more than 60 million individual PhotoStamps have been shipped to customers. Stamps.com currently has PhotoStamps partnerships with Apple, Google/Picassa, HP/Snapfish, Adobe, and others.
“Safe Harbor” Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This release includes forward-looking statements about our anticipated results and our PhotoStamps spend that involve risks and uncertainties. Important factors, including the Company’s ability to complete and ship its products, maintain desirable economics for its products and obtain or maintain regulatory approval, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, are detailed in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made from time to time by Stamps.com, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K. Stamps.com undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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