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USPS Price Changes to Take Effect on January 27, 2019Back in October 2018, the United States Postal Service announced new postage rates effective January 27, 2019. Here are the most important things you need to know about the postal rate changes.

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How to Schedule a Package Pickup So, you’ve created a shipping label online, what’s next? Now you need to ship your package. Regardless of the mail carrier you’ve chosen, there are three main ways to do it: you can drop your package off at the nearest carrier’s location, drop it in a mail collection box, or schedule a package pickup.

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Printing Shipping Labels for Your Etsy Shop Orders with PostageMaker Etsy is probably the most popular platform where people from all over the world can sell and buy handmade and vintage items. To make it easier for sellers to trade and make revenue, Etsy offers assistance in processing customers’ payments and printing shipping labels. However, built-in tools offered by Etsy aren’t always the most convenient option, so it may be helpful to learn about third-party alternatives.

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Discounted Shipping by USPS, FedEx and UPSWhen it comes to international shipping from the United States, there are three most popular options: the United States Postal Service (USPS), FedEx, and United Parcel Service (UPS). They provide shipping services at different rates, and while there rates are, by and large, affordable, international shipping isn’t exactly cheap. Is there any way to get discounted shipping by the USPS, FedEx and UPS?

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Discounted International Shipping by USPSThe United States Postal Service (USPS) provides rather affordable international mail services to individuals and businesses. Still, international shipping is by no means cheap, especially when you need to ship large or heavy items. Luckily, there is a way to save money by using special services that provide discounted international shipping by the USPS.

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How to Ship Heavy Parcels by UPS for LessWhile the United States Postal Service (USPS) generally offers the best overall shipping rates, it does have its drawbacks. For instance, it doesn’t ship packages heavier than 70 lbs so if you need to ship a heavy parcel, you will have to resort to other carriers such as FedEx or UPS. Of course, shipping heavy parcels is not cheap, but there are ways to save some money on it. How to ship heavy parcels by UPS for less?

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What Is Dimensional Weight and How to Calculate ItYou probably know that most shipping carriers charge for weight: the heavier the package, the more it costs to ship. However, shipping costs aren’t always calculated on the basis of gross weight. Some carriers charge by the so-called dimensional weight when shipping lightweight, low density packages. What is dimensional weight and how to calculate it?

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How to Prepare Shipping Labels for LessTo make shipping easier and minimize possible errors, carriers attach the so-called shipping labels to domestic and international parcels. Moreover, many carries enable customers to create shipping labels online using their official service, which is beneficial for both customers and carriers. If you want to save on shipping costs, you can also use third-party services that allow to prepare shipping labels for less.

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How to Ship International Parcels CheaperInternational shipping isn’t exactly cheap, especially when you need to ship heavy or bulky items or when you want your parcel delivered fast. Luckily, there is a number of ways to save on shipping costs. For example, you can ship international parcels cheaper by printing discounted USPS labels using PostageMaker.

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Ship Cheaper by FedEx SmartPostWhile the USPS (United States Postal Service) and FedEx may seem like competitors at first, in reality, they have partnered up to offer special services to customers. For example, in the USPS Global Express Guaranteed service, international shipping and delivery are provided by FedEx Express, whereas FedEx SmartPost utilizes the U.S. Postal Service for final delivery. You can ship cheaper by FedEx SmartPost and save money on domestic shipping.

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How to Create and Email Discounted Shipping LabelsThere are situations when the recipient needs to pay the shipping costs instead of the sender. This may happen, for example, when you need a friend to send you something and don’t want them to bear additional costs. Unfortunately, paying postage upon receipt isn’t always an option, but you can pay the shipping costs in advance by creating a shipping label online and emailing it to your sender.

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How to Print Discounted Shipping Labels in Your Home or Office?Over are the times when you needed to stand in line at a post office to ship a parcel. These days, all you need to do to ship a package is generate a shipping label online, attach it to the box, and drop your parcel off at a post office without standing in line or schedule a free pickup. Moreover, you can save on postage by generating discounted labels. How to print discounted shipping labels in your home or office?

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How to Save Money Sending Parcels overseas by USPSThe United States Postal Service is a convenient and affordable way to ship internationally to more than 180 countries and territories across the globe. USPS offers several international shipping options that differ by delivery time and cost. Besides, you can save money sending parcels overseas by USPS by using discounted shipping labels.

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Pay for Discounted Shipping with PayPalPayPal is one of the world’s largest online payment systems that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional money. You can use PayPal to pay for your purchases, as well as for various services, including discounted shipping, and be sure that your financial information is secure.

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Creating Discounted Shipping LabelsThe United States Postal Service (USPS) offers several shipping rates for domestic and international parcels, depending on the destination, size and weight of the parcel, delivery time, and some other factors. It is possible to ship even cheaper than the official USPS rates with discounted shipping labels. How to create discounted shipping labels by yourself?

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How to Send Parcels Right from Your Home or OfficeSometimes life is so hectic that we don’t have time to stand in line at a coffee shop, deli, bank or post office. Luckily, with the Internet you can save yourself a trip to some places. And we don’t mean ordering pizza or Chinese. Have you known that you can send parcels right from your home or office?

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How to Ship Domestic Parcels for LessThe United States Postal Service offers several domestic parcel delivery services that differ in price and pricing options, shipping time, postage payment methods, etc. They include First-Class Mail (for small packages only), Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, USPS Retail Ground (for oversized packages), and Media Mail (for educational materials). Each parcel delivery type has a starting price, but it is possible to ship domestic parcels for less using special services such as PostageMaker.

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How to Create Shipping Labels on Your ComputerWhen you bring a parcel to a post office, a post office operator generates a shipping label and attaches it to the parcel. A shipping label contains information about the parcel required for shipment, such as the sender’s and the recipient’s address, weight, description of contents, tracking number, etc. You can save money and reduce the amount of time you spend at a post office by creating domestic and international shipping labels on your computer.

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Send Parcels Cheaper using Postagemaker.comEmail, social networks and instant messengers have made it much easier to exchange messages between people, so we have been relying on letter mail service less over the past years. However, we aren’t likely to stop relying on parcel post anytime soon, unless somebody unexpectedly invents a working teleport. Sending a parcel can be rather expensive, especially if you need to send items overseas. But you can send parcels cheaper using Postagemaker.com.

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Send Parcels Worldwide Using Discounted USPS LabelsThe United States Postal Service (USPS) is an independent agency of the U.S. Federal Government that provides postal service in the United States. With USPS, you can send parcels to almost any corner of the world, as long as it is within the jurisdiction of the Universal Postal Union. And with PostageMaker, you can do it for less using our discounted USPS labels. How does it work?

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