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How You Should Be Charging for Shipping – How to Ship Smarter As A Small Business Part 5

How much is too much to charge for shipping? How little is too little? Should I offer free shipping?  In the era of Amazon Prime and similar programs offering free or discounted shipping from many of the top retailers in the country, choosing how to charge for shipping can often seem like a lose-lose for…


LabelValue.com Announces 2015 Shop 4 A Cause!

LabelValue.com Announces 2015 Shop 4 A CauseA Kid's Place of Tampa Bay Selected As Charity to Receive Donations LabelValue.com is proud to announce that it will hold its annual Shop 4 A Cause campaign on November 4, 2015.  A Kid's Place of Tampa Bay will be the featured charity to receive this year's Shop 4…


How to Set Up Shipment Tracking – How to Ship Smarter As A Small Business Part 4

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past decade, you know how important it is for customers to be able to track the shipment of their purchases. That being said, at first it can be a confusing and seemingly daunting task for small business owners to set up shipment tracking for their customers. Don't…


Get Free Shipping Supplies from Your Shipping Vendors – How To Ship Smarter As A Small Business Part 3

Nothing in life is free… except when it comes to free shipping supplies from your shipping vendors. If you didn't know already, your shipping vendors (e.g. UPS, FedEx and USPS) are all vying to get as much of your shipping business as possible. So they've taken a cue from the pharmaceutical reps' handbook and will…


Size Matters: How to Ship Smarter As A Small Business Part 2

Okay, okay. The title is a little cheesy, I'll give you that. But hey, this is an article about how much size actually does matter when you're shipping items, so I couldn't resist. Plus, it got you here, reading the article, which is great. I'm assuming you're a small business owner or manager that's spending way…


How to Ship Smarter As A Small Business

At LabelValue.com, we're devoted to offering the best shipping service on the web for label supplies. We know that our customers value our fast, free shipping. Because of that, we've invested time, money and research into maintaining our exceptional shipping service.  Of course, being a small business makes things a little tougher at times. But over…


Dymo LabelWriter 450 Is Printing Blank Labels

Q: I’m having an annoying issue with my printer. My Dymo Labelwriter 450 is printing blank labels when I go to print. How do I fix this? A: Sometimes we get customers who have an issue with their LabelWriter printer printing blank labels. Here’s how to diagnose what’s going wrong and a few possible solutions. As always, if…


Personalized Golf Club Labels: The Best Father’s Day Gift for a Forgetful Dad

If your dad a) loves to golf and b) is very forgetful, then we have the perfect Father's Day gift for you. Our new Personalized Golf Club Labels have just been added to our ever-expanding custom label section on LabelValue.com, just in time for Father's Day.  There's nothing worse for your forgetful dad than to…


A Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding Artwork Guidelines for Print

  In the print-world, the way you create and save your logo, custom label design or other artwork is everything. So if you think that a) CMYK is some strange texting lingo, b) you have to stab your artwork to get it to “bleed properly”, or c) a rasterized image is picture of Bob Marley and the…


Stamps.com Buying Endicia from Newell Rubbermaid

For $215 million in cash, Stamps.com is purchasing Endicia from Newell Rubbermaid Inc. This move will merge the two high-volume shipping solutions companies. Endicia, as touched on in previous blog posts, is the company behind the brand name DYMO® Stamps™. LabelValue.com manufactures LabelValue.com brand fully compatible Dymo Stamps labels.  This acquisition could potentially help Stamps.com assist…