PitneyWorks.com Launches Enhanced Web Site to Strengthen Strategy for Small Business Services

PitneyWorks.com Launches Enhanced Web Site to Strengthen Strategy for Small Business Services

Business/Technology Editors

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 6, 2000

New Site is One-Stop Small Business Resource for Marketing Services,

Mailing and Shipping Tools, Credit Payment Vehicle and Online Store

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) today announced that its small business Internet division, PitneyWorks, has launched its new website, providing small businesses with a variety of tools to reach their customers and manage their business. The newly enhanced website, www.pitneyworks.com, is focused on delivering the essential business functions to small businesses — right at the desktop for one-stop shopping.

“Pitney Bowes has been servicing the small business market for over eighty years, providing customized products and services to help them manage their everyday transactions,” said Elise DeBois, president of PitneyWorks. “Based on our research and experience in the SOHO marketplace, we know that the top concern for small business owners is getting and keeping customers. Our new site delivers point and click solutions to manage this critical business function — offering expert mailing, marketing, shipping and financial solutions all in one place.”

Included in the suite of products are direct mail services that allow small business owners to design a professional looking direct mail piece that PitneyWorks will print, collate, meter and mail. Targeted and qualified prospect lists are also available to businesses looking to expand their customer base.

To help with mailing and shipping needs, PitneyWorks provides ClickStamp(R) Online Internet Postage and a free shipping and tracking tool. With these products, small business owners can download and print postage twenty-four hours a day as well as track packages, look up zip codes and determine the most cost-effective way to send packages and overnight letters.

Other products include financial solutions through the Business Rewards(SM) Visa(R) that lets cardholders manage cash flow and finance business expenses. The PitneyWorks online store gives small businesses a 10% discount on all supplies.

About PitneyWorks

Pitney Bowes Inc. is a $4.4 billion global provider of informed mail and messaging management. PitneyWorks is the division within Pitney Bowes that is dedicated to providing Internet product and service offerings to small businesses.

To view the new site and try the PitneyWorks suite of small business solutions, visit www.pitneyworks.com.

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