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Product

By Joanna Heep

September 14, 2021

How does digital mail make business easier?

Business is hard. Starting a business, running a business and growing a business ...it’s all a lot of work. Luckily, tools exist to make running your business easier.

Product

By Joanna Heep

September 13, 2021

Keeping your mail forever with cloud storage

When you have a virtual mailbox with Earth Class Mail, you can find your digitized mail documents in Earth Class Mail’s user dashboard and in the cloud storage system within your account.

Using Earth Class Mail

By Sara Yonker

September 8, 2021

How does physical mail become virtual mail?

How do we transfer mail from all over the country and then the scans appear in your dashboard or app? Let’s take a peek behind the scenes to see how we get your mail scanned and sorted so that you can check your mail from anywhere.

Remote Work

By Sara Yonker

September 7, 2021

How we keep our remote team productive and connected

Want to keep a remote team connected and productive? Here are our tips from our spread-out offices and team members

Using Earth Class Mail

By Tere Kovacs

September 1, 2021

Remote work gets easier with virtual mail apps 

While some businesses can shift seamlessly to remote work, some aspects of the traditional office don’t make the transition as easily. How do you manage internal processes that need a physical location, like business mail processing, with remote workers?

Using Earth Class Mail

By Tere Kovacs

August 30, 2021

5 hacks we rolled out to manage your mail online

We’re always working to make our virtual mailbox service better than ever, so we’ve introduced an interface that’s easier to use.

Green Business

By Joanna Heep

August 24, 2021

The life of your mail with Earth Class Mail

At Earth Class Mail, we keep our customers' mail secure and safely shredded and recycled. We know what happens to your mail every step of the way, so we can be confident that your mail doesn’t end up as waste.

Paperless

By Joanna Heep

August 23, 2021

More ways to go paperless you haven’t thought of

We’ve shared ways to make your company paperless, but how can you eliminate using so much paper at home?

Paperless

By Sara Yonker

August 18, 2021

How to automate your royalty payments

A virtual mailbox with automatic check deposit can make managing royalty payments and your business interests easier by allowing you to deposit royalty checks automatically. Here’s how:

Paperless

By Sara Yonker

August 16, 2021

5 ways virtual mailboxes make property management easier

A virtual mailbox with automatic check deposit can make collecting rent checks easier and safer.

Postal Mail

By Joanna Heep

August 11, 2021

How to return mail to sender

Did you receive mail that isn’t yours and need to send it back? It happens. Can you return unwanted mail to the sender? Short answer: yes. But, there are a few reasons for returning mail to sender and a different way for each.

Does USPS deliver mail on Saturday?

Postal Mail

By Joanna Heep

August 9, 2021

Does USPS deliver mail on Saturday?

Do you have a package estimated to be delivered over the weekend? If your delivery is going to your PO box, keep in mind USPS has limited hours on Saturdays and are closed on Sundays.

Company Updates

By Tere Kovacs

August 4, 2021

Earth Class Mail launches a virtual mailbox app for Android

Announcing the launch of our Android app in the Google Play store. For our Android customers, the new app allows access to their Earth Class Mail virtual mailbox account easier to access and allows for pop-up notifications when they have new mail.

Security

By Sara Yonker

August 2, 2021

Why are some virtual mailbox providers so cheap?

Earth Class Mail tries to keep its services affordable for all its customers, which is why our entry level plans start at $19 a month. Some local storefront mail centers offer virtual mailbox options for $10 a month. What’s the difference?

Product

By Joanna Heep

July 26, 2021

How to change your address

You have a new address. Whether you’ve moved, signed up for a virtual mailbox or PO box, or have taken your business remote, you now need to communicate your new address with everyone.

Postal Mail

By Joanna Heep

July 26, 2021

How many stamps do I need? And where to buy?

If you’re mailing anything besides an ordinary letter, how many stamps do you put on an envelope? The number of stamps you put on letters or packages depends on the envelope size and its weight.

Paperless

By Tere Kovacs

July 21, 2021

USPS 1583 Forms: What it is and how to complete one

When you decide to make the change to a virtual mailbox service,  you need to authorize your service provider  to receive and open your mail. You do this with an official form called a USPS 1583.

Paperless

By Tere Kovacs

July 19, 2021

It took 5 easy steps to make my mail paperless

A few weeks ago, I joined Earth Class Mail in July - both as a new customer AND as a new employee. After making the transition to a virtual mailbox,  I wanted to share my experience on how I set up my account. 

Postal Mail

By Sara Yonker

July 14, 2021

Stuck in the past? Seven signs you aren't ready to switch to a virtual mailbox

Are you ready to bring your mailbox into the digital age?  It’s convenient, saves time, and keeps you from trekking to the post office or scanning in documents. But as with any technology, we have the early adopters and those who like to stay in the past.

Product

By Sara Yonker

July 12, 2021

Which virtual mailbox plan should you choose?

Interested in a virtual mailbox, but unsure what to use? Take this quiz to see what plan fits your needs

Starting a business

By Joanna Heep

July 7, 2021

Can I register my business with a PO box address?

When starting a business, you have a lot of decisions to make, from naming your company to hiring your first employee. Before that, you have to list an address on your business’s incorporation documents, and states require this to be a physical address.

Product

By Joanna Heep

July 6, 2021

What’s the difference between a PO box and a virtual mailbox?

PO boxes and virtual mailboxes are more different than alike. Both give a non-residential address to share, but similarities end there. A virtual mailbox gives customers a full-range of options to manage their mail, important documents and packages online.

Postal Mail

By Sara Yonker

June 30, 2021

Is it hard to get your mail delivered? A virtual address fixes that.

Odd addresses or number mix-ups aren’t the only reason for mail delivery issues. If your address is difficult to deliver to, it can be a major inconvenience. .

Running a Business

By Sara Yonker

June 28, 2021

Does having a prestigious address help your business?

Sometimes, where you do business can be just as important as what you’re doing. Much like how the location of a home in an exclusive neighborhood can help it sell, businesses can benefit from an office in the right spot. 

Product

By Joanna Heep

June 23, 2021

How does USPS informed delivery work?

Informed Delivery, a no-cost, opt-in U.S. Postal Service service, gives customers the ability to preview incoming mail electronically before it arrives at their mailbox. Users receive an email notification with a preview of some of their letter-sized mail.

Product

By Joanna Heep

June 21, 2021

What’s the difference between Informed Delivery and a virtual mailbox?

What’s waiting for you in your mailbox? When you’re anticipating a payment, important paperwork, or a package, you don’t have to physically check your mail anymore to know what’s there.

Postal Mail

By Sara Yonker

June 16, 2021

Do you have late mail or missing mail? Here are the biggest reasons for mail delays

In the last several years, trends have inched toward longer mail delivery times. We try to optimize our operations at Earth Class Mail to avoid delays, but we depend on the work of the U.S. Postal Service.

Postal Mail

By Sara Yonker

June 14, 2021

What the USPS 10-year plan means for you

The USPS unveiled a 10-year plan. Preparing now for the changes the plan will introduce could save you from future headaches.

Product

By Joanna Heep

June 8, 2021

Deposit checks you get in the mail automatically with Earth Class Mail

Even if you hardly ever visit the bank, you may still be one of the millions of people who receive check payments in the mail. Businesses still issue checks to respond to vendor invoices and if you’re a freelancer, your payments still come to your mailbox

Product

By Joanna Heep

June 7, 2021

Automating check depositing for nonprofits with a virtual mailbox

Many nonprofits and small businesses don’t have the personnel or time to manage administrative tasks, such as processing and depositing checks.

Product

By Sara Yonker

June 2, 2021

How to get an address somewhere you don’t live

When you see the mailing address of a local business, you probably don’t think twice about it. You might recognize the street name or at least have an idea what part of town it’s in based on the zip code.

Remote Work

By Sara Yonker

June 1, 2021

Can you use a virtual address for your business?

Making the change to permanent remote work will require some logistical planning for businesses. They need some type of centralized way to communicate, a public-facing address and a way to manage their mail, banking, and document storage.  

Remote Work

By Joanna Heep

May 26, 2021

What countries offer remote worker visas?

Why work from home when you can embrace international travel?  Some countries recruit remote workers with special visas just for them.

Remote Work

By Joanna Heep

May 24, 2021

Is it time to take a remote work vacation?

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, working remotely became a necessity. But it didn’t give you much freedom when you could only get a change of scenery by going from one corner of your home to another. 

Security

By Sara Yonker

May 19, 2021

Is a virtual mailbox safe from identity theft?

Making your mail digital can keep your mail safer - as long as you find a virtual mailbox provider that follows security protocols.

Postal Mail

By Sara Yonker

May 17, 2021

Prevent mail theft with a secure virtual mailbox

The most sensitive documents collect in one spot before making it to the safety of your home: your mailbox. 

Running a Business

By Joanna Heep

May 12, 2021

Using a virtual address for business

About half of businesses in the United States operate from people’s homes. Even more startups - 69% of them— are home-based businesses, a number growing with the effects of the pandemic on small businesses. 

Security

By Joanna Heep

May 10, 2021

Protecting your personal information online

Every day, we share vast amounts of personal data and information online. We share photos from a Bora Bora vacation on Facebook.

Virtual Mail

By Jake Norrie

May 7, 2021

How to search through your mail using Earth Class Mail

Almost everyone - 98% of people - open their mail the day they receive it, according to a U.S. Postal Service study. However, keeping it organized and finding a certain document when you need it can be another story.

Virtual Mail

By Jake Norrie

May 5, 2021

Organize your mail and eliminate clutter with a virtual mailbox

Most households and businesses in the United States receive hundreds of pieces of mail a year. Junk mail makes up more than half of that, but what remains can often be important.

Green Business

By Earth Class Mail

April 30, 2021

Ways to reduce your carbon footprint

You can’t eliminate your carbon usage completely  — every person and business uses some type of energy that affects the environment.  So how exactly do companies, governments, and organizations become carbon neutral?

Green Business

By Sara Yonker

April 28, 2021

Get rid of junk mail while helping the environment

Junk mail is more than annoying, it hurts the environment. Learn how you can make sure all your mail is recycled without ever having to deal with it.

Lifestyle

By Jake Norrie

February 4, 2021

The Best RVs for a Nomadic Lifestyle

Even before the pandemic changed the world as we once knew it, more people were choosing a nomadic lifestyle than ever before.

Running a Business

By Joanna Heep

January 29, 2021

How Do I Reduce Administrative Hours Spent Doing Menial Tasks?

As a small business owner, you’re always looking for ways to lean up, lower costs, and generally improve the bottom line without hindering productivity.

Remote Work

By Jake Norrie

January 27, 2021

More Productivity Tips While Working from Home

Since 2020 was a year of big changes in the workplace, we decided to make a continuation of our popular productivity tips blog for our readers.

Remote Work

By Joanna Heep

January 20, 2021

The Benefits of Going 100% Remote

Once an occasional employee perk or a way for employers to source top talent from the global pool, remote work is fast becoming the new standard of work culture.

Running a Business

By Casey Shaeffer

January 15, 2021

How Can I Innovate To Scale My Business?

As a small business owner, there will come a time when you’ll have to think about growth.

Remote Work

By Jake Norrie

January 13, 2021

How to Become an Expat

These days it’s easier than ever before to start a new life in another country. Countries like Belize have long welcomed expats.

Productivity

By Gwen Murray

January 6, 2021

Productivity Tips While Working From Home

Many of us are working from home these days and have been for quite some time. As the outlook for remote work looks like it will last for a while, we wanted to examine best-practices for staying productive under these conditions.

Virtual Mail

By Jake Norrie

December 30, 2020

Do You Need A Virtual Address Or A Virtual Mailbox?

Considering the ubiquitous nature of digital communication, it’s surprising the post office even has a presence at all in this day and age.

Starting a business

By Gwen Murray

December 23, 2020

What Business Structure Should I Choose?

Launching a new business is exciting, but there are many details to review before you start transacting.

Lifestyle

By Joanna Heep

December 21, 2020

Seven Tools Every Digital Nomad Needs

The nomadic lifestyle isn’t for everybody. Despite that, there aren’t too many people who don’t find the idea attractive in some way.

Lifestyle

By Earth Class Mail Team

December 16, 2020

How Do You Get Mail When You Live In An RV?

Living in an RV affords you so much freedom. You can go where you want, live life on your own terms, and you’re in total control of your immediate environment—an abiding concern these days when we’re all trying to avoid COVID-19 exposure.

Starting a business

By Andrew Luxem

December 11, 2020

Knowing the Costs of Starting a Business

Starting a new business is not for the faint of heart. To navigate the process effectively, you must be ready to face many questions, challenges, and risks

Running a Business

By Joanna Heep

December 9, 2020

Welcome to the Team: Earth Class Mail Employee Spotlight

At Earth Class Mail, we believe people are the foundation of building a great business--and our team members are our greatest assets.

Lifestyle

By Jake Norrie

December 2, 2020

Checklist for Traveling Full-Time

It’s one thing to pack your bag for the average weekend getaway or a quick vacation across the country— but for many traveling full time is their everyday life, and deciding what to put in your bag can be a difficult decision.

Postal Mail

By Sarah Cantu

November 23, 2020

How to Get a PO Box Without a Street Address

For many reasons, traditional mailboxes aren’t right for everyone. Fortunately, many alternatives could fit your lifestyle or your business’ needs. One of the most common alternatives to a regular mailbox is a Post Office Box (PO Box). 

Remote Work

By Gwen Murray

November 19, 2020

Successfully Navigating Remote Work

Remote work has become the norm for many of us since the pandemic hit in March. 42% of the U.S. labor force is now working from home full-time, according to the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). Compare this to 3.4% before the

Lifestyle

By Sarah Cantu

November 18, 2020

Freelancer Tips for Maintaining a Professional Image

As a freelancer, you're running a one-person show. Unfortunately, that doesn't mean you only do one job. To land clients and gain their trust, you have to do many things big businesses do—but on a smaller scale.

Postal Mail

By Sarah Cantu

November 13, 2020

What is the difference between a physical address and a mailing address?

If you are starting or running a business, you’re probably no stranger to paperwork. From signing contracts to signing up for all kinds of services, there’s a lot to juggle.

Partnerships

By Gwen Murray

November 12, 2020

Built for Entrepreneurs: Stripe Atlas + Earth Class Mail

For entrepreneurs, scrappiness is a must. Easy-to-use services to get their business up and running can help save time and money - things company founders cannot waste.

Paperless

By Jake Norrie

November 10, 2020

5 Simple Steps to Help Achieve a Paperless Company

In 2009, a Xerox study showed that American businesses spend $460 billion in salaries just to manage paper-driven information overload. That's right, billions, and for every dollar spent on printing documents, companies incur another

Starting a business

By Jake Norrie

November 6, 2020

What Address Should I Use for My LLC?

In the United States, as in most countries, when registering a business, you will need to provide a business address. Whether you decide to establish your business as a sole proprietorship, a c-corporation, or an LLC, you'll need to decide

Lifestyle

By Joanna Heep

November 5, 2020

Tips for Living and Working in a RV Full-Time

”I want to travel and work from anywhere in the world. What's holding me down?" Let's be honest. During the past months of COVID-19, if we haven't thought this ourselves, if we haven't thought this ourselves, we know someone who has. According to the RV In

Case studies

By Sarah Cantu

November 4, 2020

How a Virtual Mailbox Helped Basecamp Become Fully Remote

Founded in 1999 as 37signals, Basecamp offers a project management solution that helps remote teams of all shapes and sizes get organized and keep their work on track. Basecamp's team is also responsible for inventing the very popular programming framewor

Product Updates

By Andrew Luxem

October 30, 2020

From Albuquerque to Wilmington, We Have A Virtual Address in Every U.S. State (...and now, Atlanta!)

Getting a new address is exciting, and with Earth Class Mail, getting a new address for your business or yourself is as easy as a click of the mouse. A virtual address establishes your presence in a new location.

Remote Work

By Jake Norrie

October 28, 2020

Why Freelancers Should Consider A Virtual Mailbox

In the past few years, the number of people choosing the freelance lifestyle has steadily increased. In fact, Website Planet reported that 35% of Americans were freelancing in 2019, compared to 7% in 2013. Projections suggest that this number will  

Starting a business

By Sarah Cantu

October 25, 2020

Registering Your Business: A Guide for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

When starting a business, there are a lot of questions to answer. Especially if you are a first-time entrepreneur, you may have never thought about many of the things you'll need in order to get your business off the ground. 

Remote Work

By Gwen Murray

October 21, 2020

Managing a Team Remotely at Earth Class Mail

It’s been going on eight months now since the team at Earth Class Mail has been working from home. With a team of five, spanning multiple time zones and locations, even before workplaces established COVID work from home policies, keeping everyone on the

Postal Mail

By Sarah Cantu

October 20, 2020

How to Stop Receiving Unwanted Mail

It’s happened to all of us. You walk out to your mailbox, open the door, and pull out a thick, folded wad of unwanted mail. You can already see the coupons, credit card offers, and advertisements, so you go straight to the garbage can and start tossing.

Company Updates

By Andrew Luxem

October 19, 2020

Stay Informed About What’s Going On at Earth Class Mail

Communication is vital for businesses to connect with customers. Often this communication is not done correctly with the customer in mind. New fixes, features, and updates are made to the product suite without proper communication to the customer

Security

By Pete Frasco

October 15, 2020

Earth Class Mail is Officially SOC 2 Type 1® Certified

At Earth Class Mail, protecting our customers’ postal mail and personal data is our top priority. From monitoring our processing facilities to offering our customers the privacy of a virtual address, our products are designed with the security of your

Product Updates

By Natasha Martinez-Robles

October 12, 2020

Get Paid Faster with Mobile Check Deposit on iOS

You asked, and we listened. We’re excited to announce that our popular check deposit feature is now available in the iOS app.

Product Updates

By Kyle Amann

October 7, 2020

Faster Notifications, Easier to Read Envelope Scans

On July 31st, the Earth Class Mail operations team and I were excited to see our new scanning technology, the Falcon, finally in production. We watched it quickly scan an envelope and automatically notify one of our customers about a new piece of mail.

Product Updates

By Corbin Bohne

September 30, 2020

Read Your Postal Mail From Anywhere With New Plans

The modern workforce has more flexibility than ever before. These days, it only takes a smartphone and internet access to enable remote work from anywhere in the world. But without regular access to postal mail, some individuals may feel held back from

Case studies

By Laurie Ersch

September 29, 2020

How This Digital Nomad, Founder Reads Her Postal Mail Anywhere

Audra McMurray spent two decades living the life of a working mom. Then, in 2018, with her children grown and out of the house, she sold her belongings and started her own business—one that would allow her to travel the world helping people.

Case studies

By Laurie Ersch

September 22, 2020

From Registering an LLC to Automating Postal Mail and Checks

For a small, service-based business, the phrase “time is money” isn’t just a well-worn cliche. It's a fact. Every minute spent on administrative tasks is time not spent bringing in revenue.

Security

By Casey Shaeffer

August 28, 2020

Keeping Your Postal Mail Safe and Secure: A Look Into Our Security Practices

The security of your postal mail is crucial. A few pieces of paper can hold significant amounts of private information and personal data.

Case studies

By Casey Shaeffer

August 10, 2020

Reveleer Brings a First-in-Industry Solution to the Healthcare Market

For most companies, growth creates not only opportunities but also challenges. Successful organizations must decide where to focus their resources when growth makes their current systems unsustainable.

Case studies

By Gwen Murray

July 30, 2020

How Desire Street Ministries Modernized Their Postal Mail

For 30 years, Desire Street Ministries has provided spiritual and community support to under-resourced neighborhoods.

What is a Virtual Mailbox? (and How to Choose One)

Virtual Mail

By Gwen Murray

July 25, 2020

What is a Virtual Mailbox? (and How to Choose One)

Here are the questions you need to be asking when looking for virtual address and online mail management solutions.

Earth Class Mail Launches New Pricing

Company Updates

By Earth Class Mail Team

July 2, 2020

Earth Class Mail Launches New Pricing

Earth Class Mail, an online service for accessing postal mail, today announced updated pricing to deliver more value to its customers and welcomed a new leadership team. Over 50,000 individuals and businesses […]

Remote Work

By Laurie Ersch

June 26, 2020

The Future of Remote Work, after COVID-19 Pandemic

If you jump into a discussion about the future of remote work after COVID-19, someone is sure to say, The cat’s out of the bag.

Starting a business

By Mike Brown

May 29, 2020

How to Get a Virtual Mailing Address to Register Your Business

About 50% of all small businesses in the United States are home-based businesses. They come in every shape and size — from landscape designers freelancing out of their garages to a 30-person app development firm with employees all over the country and no

Small business

By Laurie Ersch

May 15, 2020

How to Run a Business Without an Office – 2020 Small Business Guide

In the time of COVID-19, small businesses all over the world are getting a crash course in how to operate remotely. Companies that already used a distributed workforce are patting themselves on the back for their foresight.

Remote Work

By Jessica Thiefels

May 1, 2020

5 Secrets to Being Productive in Your Remote Workspace

In the final months of 2019, Owl Labs’ annual State of Remote Work report found that, of those surveyed, 62 percent of Americans work remotely to at least some degree.

Virtual Address Privacy and Security

Security

By Casey Shaeffer

April 27, 2020

Virtual Address Privacy and Security

Virtual addresses give individuals and businesses significant flexibility — they can receive and respond to postal mail items from anywhere in the world. Plus, freelancers or independent business owners can use a virtual address to keep their personal

Company Updates

By Casey Shaeffer

April 27, 2020

How Earth Class Mail is Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis

As VP of Operations at Earth Class Mail, my last 8 weeks have been heavily focused on our response to COVID-19. I meet daily with my leadership team to monitor the situation, discuss any relevant developments, and make necessary adjustments to operations.

Case studies

By Gwen Murray

April 16, 2020

Visionary Law Group Goes Digital With Earth Class Mail

Visionary Law Group is a worker’s compensation firm that’s found a steady path to success by heavily investing in creating a world-class experience for their clients.

Productivity

By Gwen Murray

April 15, 2020

6 Solutions to Make Your Business More Efficient and Effective

Every time you turn around, there’s a new productivity app doing the rounds as the number one thing you need to revolutionize your business. And we’ll be honest, there are lots of great ones out there.

Business Continuity

By Gwen Murray

April 9, 2020

How to Develop a Business Continuity Plan for Your Startup

Creating a business continuity plan is a bit like creating an estate plan — we all know we should do it, but we put it off because it doesn’t feel particularly urgent. Until it does. Startups in particular may not even think about business continuity.

Remote Work

By Gwen Murray

April 2, 2020

Is Your Law Firm Prepared for Remote Work?

Law practices around the world are hustling to transition their teams to remote work — identifying ways to ensure they continue to meet ethics and confidentiality standards, comply with statutory requirements, and keep clients front and center.

Remote Work

By Gwen Murray

March 18, 2020

6 Communication Best Practices for Your Remote Team

If you lead a remote team or manage some of the 4 million remote employees in the U.S., you’ve already noticed the heightened importance of communication. After all, remote teams forgo more immediate opportunities for collaboration, important

Remote Work

By Gwen Murray

March 18, 2020

5 Foundational Tips for Remote Startups

Founders and entrepreneurs leading a remote company face a unique set of challenges when it comes to employee engagement, business operations, and team communication. You’re creating company culture virtually, without the luxury of in-person management.

Company Updates

By Earth Class Mail Team

February 17, 2020

Earth Class Mail Featured on The Lawyerist Podcast: Episode #256

In this episode of The Lawyerist Podcast, Jess Garza, CEO of Earth Class Mail, sat down with Sam Glover, of The Lawyerist, to discuss how a virtual mailbox or digital mailroom can help attorneys keep postal mail and paper out of the office and enable

Legal Industry

By Earth Class Mail Team

February 7, 2020

Virtual Law Firms Benefiting From Virtual Addresses

For years, law firms of all sizes followed a similar pattern when it came to running their mailroom. These firms would dedicate time and labor to opening, sorting, and filing incoming mail that could be used for more pressing legal work.

Company Updates

By Gwen Murray

February 7, 2020

Top Takeaways: ABA TechShow 2020

2020 was Earth Class Mail’s first year sponsoring and exhibiting at the ABA TechShow. After weeks of preparing and planning, the conference flew by and it’s hard to believe that it’s already over.

Company Updates

By Earth Class Mail Team

February 7, 2020

2020 ABA TECHSHOW

Earth Class Mail is excited to be exhibiting at the ABA TechShow February 26 - 29 in Chicago, Illinois. 

Company Updates

By Earth Class Mail Team

January 9, 2020

Legal Tech Solution Provider of The Year

Recently, Earth Class Mail was named CIO Applications Solution Provider of the Year for 2019. We’re very excited to share the news with customers and prospects on our blog. To read the article, please visit CIO Applications.

Company Updates

By Earth Class Mail Team

January 3, 2020

Year In Review 2019

Happy New Year! As we kick off 2020 we’re also taking the opportunity to reflect on 2019. As a company we have a lot to celebrate given the growth we experienced in new customers, team members, and product enhancements.

Company Updates

By Earth Class Mail Team

May 19, 2019

Join Earth Class Mail at the 2019 Dig-In Conference for Digital Insurance

Earth Class Mail is excited to travel north from our San Antonio headquarters to spend a few days exhibiting at this year’s Dig-In conference at the Neal Kocurek Memorial Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX.

Remote Work

By Earth Class Mail Team

May 19, 2019

10 Remote Work Trends That Will Dominate 2019

Remote work is rising, with recent estimates stating that at least 43% of all workers now work out of the office at least part of the time. These rates are likely to increase exponentially in the coming years as digital transformation advances pose a

Paperless

By Earth Class Mail Team

May 9, 2019

Four Questions for Improving Your Paper Efficiency

All businesses are challenged with managing huge influxes of paper bound information, the majority of which is inbound mail. In response, businesses of all sizes increasingly use technology and outsourcing to modernize and improve the efficiency of managin

Product Updates

By Earth Class Mail Team

December 18, 2018

Launching Auto-Deposit for CheckStream

We developed CheckStream with simple goals: help people save time and get paid faster by depositing checks straight from their inbox. With more than $120 million in deposited checks this year alone, we’ve accomplished our goals by saving you from unneces

Product Updates

By Earth Class Mail Team

October 1, 2018

Sort and Preview Postal Mail, Just Like Email

We introduced the new Earth Class Mail interface in July 2018 and asked you to provide feedback. Since then, we’ve heard from hundreds of customers and have started to make some of your requested improvements!

Small business

By Earth Class Mail Team

August 29, 2018

3 Tips for Startups to Achieve Financial Success

Successfully growing a business is no small feat. It takes a great team, determination, and often a decent helping of luck. With so many things to contemplate, it is often hard to find a place to start seriously investing in your startup’s growth. Here are

Company Updates

By Earth Class Mail Team

August 22, 2018

More Than Mail: Earth Class Mail Has Acquired Shoeboxed

Just a couple weeks ago, we proudly introduced you to the new Earth Class Mail and announced the release of our new user interface. In our effort to provide greater value to businesses looking to automate and streamline mail-related workflows,

Small business

By Earth Class Mail Team

August 9, 2018

Automation Tools For Your Small Business

The rapid pace at which both business and technology are developing means that there are a variety of tools for doing away with mundane tasks in order to focus on more integral work. Oftentimes, and especially for small companies, your business can lean on

Product

By Gwen Murray

July 25, 2018

What is a Virtual Mailbox? (and How to Choose One)

Managing your postal mail doesn’t have to involve sorting through a giant pile of envelopes on the kitchen counter. Fortunately, virtual mailboxes are the go-to solution for modernizing your postal mail.

Productivity

By Earth Class Mail Team

July 5, 2018

Connecting Tools for Efficiency: 3 Things You Need to Do Now

Email, chats, video conferences, document sharing, CRMs, phone bridges—we have no shortage of tools to power our businesses. We have unlimited options for tracking work, collaborating on documents, and managing our workload.

Cybersecurity

By Earth Class Mail Team

June 20, 2018

Is Your Data Secure? A Cybersecurity Checklist for Accounting Firms

As data moves from client to firm and vice versa, it needs to be protected in transit and on the devices being used to access it, whether it’s your employee’s laptop or smartphone. In addition, your firm’s employees may need to receive and access that da

Company Updates

By Earth Class Mail Team

May 30, 2018

Earth Class Mail at Xerocon Atlanta 2018

We’re excited to announce that the Earth Class Mail team will be attending Xerocon Atlanta next week. This conference brings together Xero partners and customers and will feature speakers, training sessions for accountants and bookkeepers, and opportuniti

Security

By Earth Class Mail Team

May 16, 2018

GDPR and Earth Class Mail

Here in the US, the subject of data protection and privacy remains a highly debated topic, most recently as a result of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal as well as enterprise-level data breaches, such as the Equifax breach, that have impacted

Running a Business

By Earth Class Mail Team

May 2, 2018

6 Ways Property Managers Can Use Tech to Work Smarter

Property managers deal with a wide variety of incoming requests at all hours of the day so it can be easy to feel buried under a mountain of emails, voicemail messages from contractors, appointments with prospective tenants, and government snail mail.

Small business

By Earth Class Mail Team

June 7, 2017

Five IRS Tax Tips for Expats with Small Businesses

A lot of entrepreneurs choose to run their small business from abroad. For some it’s a way to get around work visa requirements, for others it may be a tax savings decision, and many are simply drawn to the expat lifestyle.

Remote Work

By Earth Class Mail Team

October 11, 2015

Effective remote work with Status Updates

This is the inaugural post in the “remote work” tag of this blog. Earth Class Mail has employees across 4 different timezones (I myself am in Sweden), we take remote work seriously and try to be a remote-first company.

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