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Why Thank You Cards Matter
December 5, 2012

5 imprintable greeting cards for everyone from your favorite supplier to your most curmudgeonly client.

How to Work & Play During the Holidays
November 28, 2012

Focusing on work during the holidays can be tough, but it's necessary as the year comes to a close. Here's how to do it without losing your holiday spirit.

U.S. Postal Service Places Bet on Political Mail that Talks, Says MailPOW
October 23, 2012

Strange but true: greeting cards are going negative. The United States Postal Service has recently agreed to promote talking cards to deliver political attack messages to voters. MailPOW ensures that anything you say can and will be mailed against you. USPS is now featuring MailPOW in a media marketing kit developed for political consultants to use in this election. According to company founder Crystal Martin, of Yuba City, Ca., "MailPOW leaves an impression that POWers voters from the mail box to the ballot box."

When opened, most of the cards play an audio clip of a political opponent saying something

The Disposable Wristband That Can Tell You When to Get Out of the Sun
August 21, 2012

A paper wrist strap similar to the bands worn at festivals can help prevent over-exposure to the sun and reduce the risk of cancer.

The device lets people know when they have been exposed to a certain amount of UV radiation by changing color.

The monitor works by changing color from yellow to pink as the strength of UV radiation increases.

It operates through an acid-release agent which picks up ultraviolet light and a dye which responds to pH levels in the indicator.

Developed by Strathclyde University, the technology will be commercialized by Swedish-based company Intellego Technologies.

Ennis Inc.'s Stock Upgraded
July 19, 2012

Ennis has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub-par growth in net income. 

U.S. Postal Service Planning 2012 Holiday Mobile Shopping Promotion
July 18, 2012

Designed to drive online product purchases by putting mobile-optimized promotional offers, coupons and catalogs into consumers' hands, the U.S. Postal Service's 2012 Holiday Mobile Shopping Promotion will offer online merchants an upfront 2 percent postage discount on Standard Mail and First-Class Mail letters, flats and cards (presort and automation) that include a mobile barcode or print/mobile technology—such as a QR code—that can be read or scanned by a mobile device and leads the mail recipient to a mobile-optimized shopping website. The promotion will run Nov. 7 - Nov. 21, 2012.

A Note On Paper
June 27, 2012

Even in our tech world, I find I need paper products every day. Do you?