Are you finding yourself sending more USPS mail these days?  We definitely don’t like standing in long post office lines so we’ve personally decided to try “Pirate Ship,” a free web-based shipping software that gives you the cheapest rates (supposedly) for USPS-approved postage with absolutely no markup, fees, or monthly commitments. Pirate Ship boasts that they have fast and reliable shipping software built for modern small businesses. Import your ecommerce orders to quickly buy and print labels. Read on for more mailing tips.

What about a thermal printer for printing out those labels?  We’ve heard that thermal printers are the way to go.  For instance, thermal printers keep costs low as they do not rely on ink to print. No ribbons, cartridges or other supplies need to be replaced to ensure continued use. Paper alone is the only refillable supply required to keep the printer running. These compact printers are portable and convenient to use on the go.  We’ve recently looked at the Rollo label printer found here:

USA-based readers, have you tried Pirate Ship? What shipping resources do you use?  International readers – what do you use in your country that is similar?