Monday, May 02, 2005

US Postal Service teaching eBay classes

According to an on-line report in the Advocate, a Stamford, Connecticut newspaper, the U.S. Postal Service began giving eBay courses in New England two months ago. Greg Stevens, a postal worker and instructor for the USPS eBay course (now offered nationally) surmises since eBay leaves shipping to the seller, Postal Service managers realized they could get more customers if they helped eBay users understand the subtler points of the Web site.

At "eBay University," students learn that they need a postal scale, which they can buy at an office supplies store; and the Postal Service's Click-N-Ship software, which allows senders to print postage labels from their computer and order a Postal Service pick up. The software can be downloaded at

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posted by Don Schilling at 10:37 PM