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What the USPS 10-year plan means for you

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.

By Sara Yonker

June 14, 2021

Can you use a virtual address for your business?

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.  

By Sara Yonker

June 1, 2021

Is a virtual mailbox safe from identity theft?

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.

By Sara Yonker

May 19, 2021

Prevent mail theft with a secure virtual mailbox

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. 

By Sara Yonker

May 17, 2021

How to search through your mail using Earth Class Mail

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.

By Jake Norrie

May 7, 2021

Organize your mail and eliminate clutter with a virtual mailbox

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.

By Jake Norrie

May 5, 2021

Do You Need A Virtual Address Or A Virtual Mailbox?

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.

By Jake Norrie

December 30, 2020

How to Get a PO Box Without a Street Address

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). 

By Sarah Cantu

November 23, 2020

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

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.

By Sarah Cantu

November 13, 2020

Built for Entrepreneurs: Stripe Atlas + Earth Class Mail

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.

By Gwen Murray

November 12, 2020

How a Virtual Mailbox Helped Basecamp Become Fully Remote

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

By Sarah Cantu

November 4, 2020

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

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.

By Andrew Luxem

October 30, 2020

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