5 Care Package Ideas Your Military Service Member Will Love

If you have friends or family in military, let them know they have your support by sending them a care package while they are at boot camp or deployed. Themed care packages are a great way to show you've put a little extra thought into thier gift, and they can be a lot of fun to make. Just decorate the box according to a chosen theme and fill it with related items. Below are five ideas to get you started:

5 Ways to Participate in Small Business Week

According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), more than half of Americans own or work for a small business, and small businesses account for two out of every three new jobs created each year. This year, President Obama selected May 1 -7, 2016 as National Small Business Week to recognize the contributions small businesses make to the economy. If you’re one of the many people who work for or own a small business, here are some ideas from Parcel Plus on some ways to participate in Small Business Week 2016.

10 Things to Know about Passport Photos

A valid passport is required for entering and exiting the United State, so when you need to get a new passport, or renew your current one, do you know where to go for passport photos? Most Parcel Plus locations take passport pictures, and the professionals at Parcel Plus have compiled a list of 10 things to know about passports, based on the U.S. Department of State's guidelines.

Fact or Fiction - Common Misconceptions about Notaries

What is notarization? The National Notary Association defines it as, "The official fraud-deterrent process that assures the parties of a transaction that a document is authentic, and can be trusted. It is a three-part process, performed by a Notary Public, that includes of vetting, certifying and record-keeping." To complete a notarization, there are guidelines and restrictions which notaries must follow.  Below are some common misconceptions and the facts about notaries:

Fiction – Anyone can be a notary public.

Seven Reasons You Need To Rent A Private Mailbox For Your Business

One of your New Year's resolutions may be to finally take the plunge and start your own business. If you're like many people, you've probably started your business from your home office. However, your new business could really benefit from a private mailbox rental, and here are seven reasons why:

Last Days to Ship With UPS, FedEx & USPS for the 2015 Holiday Season

During the holidays, it can be so frustrating when you ship gifts to out of town friends and family, only to realize your packages won’t be delivered in time. Whether you choose to ship with UPS, FedEx or USPS, each carrier has its own shipping deadlines for Christmas delivery. Make sure you don’t miss them by downloading and referring to our list of final days to ship for a likely delivery by Christmas.

Download the 2015 Holiday Shipping Calendar

Confused By Printing Lingo? Use the Parcel Plus Glossary of Common Printing Terms

Whether it’s a flyer for a child’s soccer tournament, business cards for a new business venture, or invitations for a special event, at some point, most people will find themselves in need of printing services. However, the world of printing has its own language that can become confusing to those not directly involved in the printing and copying industry. To help you understand common printing lingo, the printing professionals at Parcel Plus have created a list of frequently used printing terms.

Printing Terms