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2013 Postage Increase: How Will It Affect Your Small Business?

January 31, 2013
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Smartphones, groceries, copper and postage—just a short list of some items expected to be more expensive in 2013. Among these, maybe the least surprising is a postage hike. According to Pitney Bowes Small Business, a price increase on postal rates of 2.75 percent went into effect on Jan. 27. If you rely on postage as an integral part of your business or use postage for marketing purposes, you will see price increases. Small business owners can be more creative in their use of postal services to help offset the increase. Others may finally switch their print-mailed campaigns efforts to email...

 

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