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5 hacks we rolled out to manage your mail online

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.

By Tere Kovacs

August 30, 2021

5 ways virtual mailboxes make property management easier

5 ways virtual mailboxes make property management easier

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

By Sara Yonker

August 16, 2021

How to return mail to sender

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.

By Joanna Heep

August 11, 2021

Does USPS deliver mail on Saturday?

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.

By Joanna Heep

August 9, 2021

Earth Class Mail launches a virtual mailbox app for Android

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.

By Tere Kovacs

August 4, 2021

Why are some virtual mailbox providers so cheap?

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?

By Sara Yonker

August 2, 2021

Post office change of address

Post office change of 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.

By Joanna Heep

July 26, 2021

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

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.

By Joanna Heep

July 26, 2021

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

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.

By Tere Kovacs

July 21, 2021

Which virtual mailbox plan should you choose?

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

By Sara Yonker

July 12, 2021

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

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.

By Joanna Heep

July 6, 2021

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

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. .

By Sara Yonker

June 30, 2021

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