Shipping Tips for Home-Based Small Businesses

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Shipping Tips for Small & Home-Based Businesses in Hendersonville.

packing-and-shipping-servicesWe are fast approaching the date when the major shipping carriers will be using the dimensions of a package as part of the formula that’s used to calculate shipping costs. Starting January of 2015, UPS and FedEx will be calculating their charges for ground shipments based on the greater of the two – the actual gross weight or the estimated weight of a package based on its dimensions. You can read more about dimensional weight shipping here. If you provide your small business packing and shipping service, following these tips will help you efficiently and properly package your items.

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5 Reasons to Use Professional Small Business Printing Services in Hendersonville NC

As an owner of a home-based or small business, you may be wondering if it’s worth it to invest in professional, high-quality printing services for your business cards, brochures, newsletters, and other printed marketing materials. A large percentage of the time and costs come into play as business owners search for ways to be economical in their day-to-day activities. You may think that printing your own flyers, brochures, and presentations is the way to go. I’d like you to think again, and consider the following:

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Dimensional Weight Shipping Costs and Your Small Business

Dimensional weight shipping is the new order when it comes to ground shipping. Gone are the days of shipping items to customers via UPS and FedEx based on only the weight of the package. Starting January 1, 2015, the dimensions of a package will be part of the formula used to calculate what you’ll be paying for all UPS® Ground services and UPS® Standard to Canada, and FedEx Ground services. [Read more…]

4 Reasons To Hire a Design-Print-Copy Center To Increase Your Profit

Small business owners are always searching for ways to maximize their profits.  This is especially true in today’s fast-paced, tight economy.  Making the most of your resources — like time and toner — and eliminating unnecessary expenses are at the top of our minds. [Read more…]

4 Very Important Reasons Your Business Needs Private Mailbox Services

Rent a Private Mailbox from Mail Box & Pack, Hendersonville, NCOne of the first things someone does when they start a new business is decide where they would like to receive their mail. This isn’t so much an issue for a business that is a brick and mortar or is renting office space. It does, however, become a concern for those business owners who operate out of their homes. You may have thoughts of whether or not a home address would be perceived as unprofessional by potential customers. Another concern would be the possibility of having a potential customer or salesperson show up on the front doorstep of your home.

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Moving Boxes – 8 Packing Tips to Help Your Move Go Smoothly

icon - Save 15% on moving boxes hendersonville ncDoes the thought of packing for a move make you feel overwhelmed? There are a lot of steps to take when moving from one home to another. Packing is by far the most time-consuming and daunting of the tasks. By using a little pre-planning and some proper packing tips, you can fill those moving boxes in no time.

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Free, Printable Moving Checklist and Packing Tips

Purchase moving boxes & supplies from Mail Box & Pack in Hendersonville, NCGetting ready to move? Thoughts of movers, packing and changing locations can be somewhat overwhelming. With a little organization, like our moving checklist, you’ll be able to plan and execute your move with a lot less worry.  Whether you are moving from Hendersonville, North Carolina, to another part of the country or you’re moving across town, we have a few tips to get you from your current to your new home.

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Dental Office Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Practice

Dental Office Marketing StrategiesOn average, dental practices lose between 15 to 20 percent of their patients every year – 7 to 8 percent of those patients are those who have moved and the remaining patients leave for any number of reasons.  The best way to compensate for this attrition is to continually use a marketing mix of traditional vs. internet marketing strategies designed to retain existing patients and bring in new patients.

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7 Benefits of a Private Mailbox Rental Service

Rent a mailbox with a street address at Mail Box & Pack in Hendersonville, NCWe all receive mail but in certain circumstances there may be a better way of having it delivered to us.  If you are operating a small business out of your home, you may not want to use that address.  For those who spend summers in the Hendersonville, North Carolina area and winters in Florida, you may be getting tired of having to forward your mail from one location to another.  These are both very good reasons to use a private mailbox service. There are many others, too.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Custom Carbonless Business Forms

Custom carbonless business forms at Mail Box & Pack, Hendersonville, NCIf your business is one that uses carbonless business forms – custom work order forms, invoice forms, and custom receipt books, to name a few – you may notice that in time, the forms don’t work as well as when first printed. That’s because carbonless forms (aka NCR forms) have a shelf life that is affected by a number of different factors. For example, when exposed to extremely high temperatures, you may notice your carbonless form undergoes what we refer to as “bluing.” That’s when the microscopic dye capsules used to create the forms leak causing the paper to turn blue.

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