History of the US Post Office

In modern-day times it’s easy to take for granted how instantly we can communicate with each other. It’s crazy to think that less than 200 years ago, even telephones didn’t exist. All communication was done either in person or through letters in the mail. People certainly didn’t have the luxury of overnight shipping, either. The… Read More »

Do Stamps Expire?

For over a century and a half, postage stamps have been required to send mail. Before postage stamps were an option, however, postal services operated on a COD (cash on delivery) basis. As you can imagine, this wasn’t a sustainable business strategy. A significant amount of shipments were never paid for, and to cover these… Read More »

USPS Collection Boxes (Blue Box)

With over 153,000 locations nationwide, United States Postal Service (USPS) Collection Boxes can be an extremely convenient way to ship letters and packages. However, before you ship, it’s important to understand the USPS Collection Box rules and regulations to ensure that your package gets to its destination successfully.  What is a USPS Collection Box? USPS… Read More »

What is the Cost of First-Class Postage?

First-class postage is the cheapest and easiest way to mail small items up to 13 ounces. This article serves as a quick guide discussing the cost of different types of first-class postage and how to purchase them. For a more in-depth look at how first-class postage could help with your personal or business postage needs,… Read More »

Does Walmart Sell Stamps?

Have you ever needed to send out a postcard in a flash? Or mail a letter in a last-minute dash? One of the worst feelings is realizing that you have an urgent item to mail and don’t have any stamps available. Since technology allows us to pay bills online and communicate with others instantly, many… Read More »

What is First-Class Mail?

What is First-Class Mail? Many people believe that the art of letter writing is dead. Not so fast! A whopping 185 billion envelopes are produced each year in the USA alone. When compared to the 25 million per year that were being produced in the 1890s, this is a huge increase. One that strongly counters the… Read More »

About Us

Welcome! My name is Michael and I’ve been selling on Ebay and Amazon for the past 15+ years.  After thousands of sales, I still maintain a 5-star rating on both sites (knock on wood), and have a ton of experience mailing packages around the world. On this site, I’ll be diving into all things postage… Read More »

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How Many Stamps Do I Need?

How many stamps do I need: Postage stamps are the little squares on letters and small packages (in the upper right-hand corner) that tend to be overlooked (and underappreciated) as of late. As the world continues to become more and more digitally oriented, letters seem to be the odd man out. With that said, when… Read More »

Where To Buy Stamps Online

Where To Buy Stamps Tutorial: In today’s world, digital communication feels like everything. It’s becoming more and more unlikely to meet someone who cherishes sending handwritten letters the old fashioned way via postal services. Instead, people tend to simply shoot off a quick text or email. With the advent of technology, who can blame them?… Read More »

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