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Stamps by Mail — Brochure Ordering Information

The next deadline date for ordering Stamps at Your DoorTM (Stamps by Mail®, Stamps Delivered to Your Door) brochures is July 11, 2005. This print run will be for the year-round brochure design.

To order brochures, submit PS Form 3227-0, Stamps At Your Door Supply Order (February 2005), to Cyril-Scott Company:

PO BOX 627
LANCASTER OH 43130-0627

Telephone: 800-466-0455
Fax: 740-689-0210

You can find this form at; click on Forms, then select the form by number. A copy of this form appears on page 2 in this Postal Bulletin.

The cost per unit of 500 is $11.00. This cost includes overprinting the address of the fulfillment office placing the order. You may pay for orders with local IMPAC credit cards, checks, or money orders. However, Cyril-Scott Company cannot process the order until it receives payment. Local eBuy procedures may also apply (refer to local procurement procedures).

Postal ServiceTM Headquarters has funded a national procurement from this print run for 2 million brochures for the Stamps By Mail centralized computer processing sites. The distribution amount for each site is available by referencing column H (2MM) of the centralized site address spreadsheet. These quantities are based on revenue generated by site. No local order placement is required to receive brochures from this distribution. However, centralized sites may order additional quantities from Cyril- Scott Company from local funds by following the ordering instructions contained within this article.

All other local Post OfficesTM should follow the ordering instructions contained within this article and utilize local funds.

Cyril-Scott Company will deliver orders within 35 calendar days after printing. Printing begins 1 week after the deadline date, and actual receipt of the order will depend on the ultimate destination and the corresponding delivery service standard. You should save copies of all orders placed at your local Post Office until the order has been received. Please ensure procedures are in effect locally for proper verification of receipt.

— Retail Marketing,
Service and Market Development, 7-7-05

PS Form 3227-O, February 2005 - Stamps At Your Door Supply Order.

What's in Store

POP up?

Your customers are seeing something new in your Post OfficeTM - Summer/Fall point-of-purchase (POP) signage. The new drive period began July 1 and continues through October 31. Core products and services featured are Priority Mail® bundles and®. Your POP kit was targeted to your office based on size and products offered. You received elements promoting one or more of the following: ReadyPost® shipping supplies, money orders, PO Boxes, and insurance. All signs point to increased revenue! Show your signs!

ReadyPost every day

ReadyPost Everyday Disney products-Mickey MouseReadyPost® Everyday Disney products are convenient and ready to mail - for every occasion and different consumer needs. All ReadyPost category 3 offices can order the items for resale in Postal ServiceTM lobbies. There are two mailing boxes, two bubble mailers, and one mailing label.

ReadyPost category levels are located on the Retail Marketing Web site by area, district, and unit level. Go to marketing/retail/readypost.htm; on the right side of the page, click on ReadyPost Category Levels; and under "Find Your ReadyPost Category Status," click on the Excel link ("xls").

Advertising afield

Want to create in-store signs and local advertising materials? Let MessageMaker be your guide. Not only does MessageMaker make it easy to customize materials with your hours, address, and message, but it also ensures that your communications are approved by Postal Service guidelines. Check out the materials available on the Advertising Web site at; under "Advertising Reference" and under "Column 1: Media," click on Field Advertising. For more information, contact your district retail specialist.

Power of pickup

It "wows" our customers. It deserves a "wow" slogan. How would you promote Carrier PickupTM? You could win prizes if you create the best "pickup line" in the Carrier Pickup Contest. It begins July 18 and runs through August 3. Postal Service employees are invited to enter their slogan online at http:// Each "pickup line" should promote the online notification component of Carrier Pickup and be no more than 15 words. There will be 30 winners, 10 in each area and Headquarters, with great prizes! Log on to the LiteBlue Web site to learn more!

On tour with eBay

The eBay Days Small Business Tour may be playing in a city near you! During July, August, and September, the Postal Service will host eBay Day events in eight cities - Washington, DC; Minneapolis, MN; Milwaukee, WI; Kansas City, MO; Phoenix, AZ; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA; and Miami, FL. Customers will be able to learn all there is to know about selling on eBay and shipping with the Postal Service. Customers can attend seminars and benefit from one-on-one small-business consultations. The events will highlight the Postal Service's quick, easy, and convenient online shipping options.

Want more details? Go to the Advertising Web site at advertising; under "Advertising Reference" and under "Column 2: Messages," click on eBay Day Events.


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