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3 Tools to Supercharge Your Mailing With Data In 2015

by Chinny Ogbuagu | January 5, 2015 | No Comments

Mailing Analytics

Ensuring your database or mailing list is up to date should be a monthly focus. Having a complete mailing list can open doors to repeat business, new business and developing long-standing relationships with your clientele. Get off on the right foot in 2015 by learning how you can power your mailing list with data for […]


Why Customer Service Should be Your Priority In 2015

by Chinny Ogbuagu | December 22, 2014 | No Comments

Customer Service Priority 2015

  Customer service encompasses more than just saying thank you with a smile. It’s about meeting your customers’ expectations and then doing your level best to exceed them, going the extra mile, the extra 5% and any other motivational comment you care to think of. Consumers hold the buying power and brands need to start […]


How To Sell Yourself Professionally

by Chinny Ogbuagu | December 16, 2014 | No Comments

How to professionally sell yourself

During the course of your professional career you will occasionally, if not regularly, find yourself in a room of people with the task of selling yourself, your business or a concept. It could be a pitch, a networking event, a break in a conference, a seminar program or a business presentation. Our brains are programmed […]


Why LAN Connectivity is Good News For Franking

by Chinny Ogbuagu | December 11, 2014 | No Comments

Why LAN connectivity os good news for franking

Many businesses already know the benefits of moving from stamps to franked mail, but what are the benefits of switching your analogue franking machine to a digital machine? If your business has outgrown your current franking machine, it’s almost inevitable that you’re missing out on significant savings in time and money. Making do with obsolete […]


10 Great Office Management Apps

by Chinny Ogbuagu | December 9, 2014 | No Comments

10 office management apps

  Business management apps are supposed to make life easier, right? Well in theory yes, but often they only add to your already extensive list of things to do. Half the problem is the time is takes to set up these apps, integrate them into your existing systems and train everyone else in the office […]


From Bricks to Clicks: Why We Need to Support our SMEs Onsite or Online

by Ian Davidson | December 4, 2014 | No Comments

Supporting small business

The UK and Germany are fiercely loyal when it comes to supporting home-grown businesses, according to Pitney Bowes’  Global Online Shopping Study.  French shoppers, whilst virtually venturing further afield to spend their Euros, still like to shop within the European boundaries.  Pitney Bowes’ research took a closer look at the buying habits of 12,000 consumers […]


MailMark™ Update – What We’ve Learned So Far

by Steven Tyrrell | December 3, 2014 | No Comments

MailMark Q&A

  Following on from our introduction to MailMark™ last year we catch up with Steve Tyrrell, our resident MailMark™ expert to discuss what we’ve learned so far from its introduction and how it’s benefiting our customers. (Q&A was conducted after the Royal Mail Small parcel format change)     Hi Steve, thanks for taking the […]


Why eCommerce Holds a Lot of Opportunity for Postal Organizations

by Stefan Berndt | November 27, 2014 | No Comments

ecommerce and postal organisations

The rising influence of eCommerce is forcing carriers to reconsider how they manage their shipping networks. Global online retail is growing at a rapid clip, and as emerging technology makes it easier for consumers to shop online or via mobile devices, the industry’s growth is unlikely to slow down any time soon. This is creating […]


The Unique Reason People Buy Original Ink

by Rody Lingiah | November 26, 2014 | No Comments


“Spend a fortune on original inks… or risk breaking my printer with compatible inks…” I’m sure this is a conversation you have with yourself, especially as keeping costs down is imperative to the smooth running of your business. So why should you buy original ink, and are there any alternatives to them? Difference between compatible […]


Sending Lots of Parcels? How To Make This Festive Season Your Best Ever!

by Chinny Ogbuagu | November 24, 2014 | No Comments

Christmas Parcel Shipping

Customers are now demanding more information and more flexibility on items ordered online, without it many are abandoning shopping baskets and choosing a different seller with more delivery options. With the holiday season just around the corner we explain how you can tailor your parcel deliveries to suit your customer and why this year will […]