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Pitney Bowes Postage Meters Save You Trips to the Post Office

Jun 5, 2008
Home based and small businesses can reduce their monthly expenses using a Pitney Bowes postage meter. "What," one may ask, "For a small business owner, how can a postage meter really help me?" Absolutely!

Years back, only mid sized companies doing higher volume mailings used postage meters. Pitney Bowes has 90% of the postage market - and they've earned it - their postage meters have been around for decades and are reliable.

Back then, if you had a meter it weighed a ton, had to be carried to the post office to be have postage added, and lugged back to the office. Some people had to go through this many times a month.

Today, they are small light-weight devices that are delivered to you and never have to be taken out of the office. They connect to a fax or phone line, dial in and get postage automatically - and you never have to go to the post office!

Did you know:

Postage meters from Pitney Bowes, including the Mailstation 2, can be reloaded at any time, 24/7/365, just by hooking up the meter to a phone or fax line.

You do not have to drive to the post office to reload a postage meter.

many businesses} can mail by using accurate postage. Many people overstamp - putting too much postage on larger envelopes and are throwing away their money.

Postage meters with integrated scale can show you precisely how much postage you need, so you don't guess and overstamp.

A Pitney Bowes meter can help you avoid having returned mail because of insufficient postage.

Every trip to the local post office can take you 30 minutes or longer. That is time that costs you money or is time out of your day.

Driving to the post office costs in gasoline. Nowadays, this can have a real impact.

Mail sent with a postage meter indicia instead of a stamp has a more professional look - something very important to to small business.

In contrast, other products, such as Stamps.com, require you to have labels, print "stamps" onto those labels, pull them off and stick them to the pieces. If you're doing that, you're jumping through a lot hoops to apply a stamp.

What is the Cost?

By law, you cannot own a postage meter. All postage meters are rented.

While larger corporate postage meters can be expensive, small business meters that are for envelopes (such as the Mailstation 2) and that generate postage and labels for packags (like the Pitney Bowes Shipstream) are very inexpensive. Meters start at just $17.99 per month and typically cover their cost several times over in time and cost savings.

On www.Postage-Meters.info you will find special links that give you free postage and trials. Check these offers before you get a meter - its money in your pocket.
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Written By: Equipment Review For more information on Pitney Bowes and their postage meters visit www.Postage-Meters.info and receive special links for free postage offers for Pitney Bowes Mailstation 2
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