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I realize volume shippers like Amazon should get better shipping rates... but consumers are paying WAY too much!


Every now and then, we see news stories telling us that the US Post Office is losing money, and most of the time, their solution is to raise rates. Unfortunately, just like any other business, as you raise prices, you generally see a drop in volume. As prices go up, there's a definite drop in sales. It's basic economics.

It's reached a point where the cost to ship even a small package can be more expensive than the contents of the package. This is particularly difficult for consumers selling things on eBay or Craig's List. When an item costs more to ship than the item itself, chances are it won't sell at all.

I wouldn't complain except that I know that volum... [More]

Continue...Shipping Rates Are Too Expensive For Consumers...

Ship to an email address? Why not?


Today I'm expanding on one of my most popular ideas from September 11, 2014, Ship Real Packages and Letters Privately... by Phone # or eMail address?.

It's based upon the idea that people should be able to move from place to place, yet still have the same mailing address.

To me, a mailing address is just like a phone number or email address. You should be able to move and not have to notify anyone of the change.


To make this happen, the US Post Office, FedEx and UPS just need to let people register for an account with a unique ID that represents YOU, not your physical address. It doesn't matter what that code is. They can assign you a code, or let you use something... [More]

Continue...Ship to a Phone Number? Virtual Shipping Addresses (Video Version)...
Here's an idea whose time has come. Feel free to spread this idea and even Patent it and make a billion off it. That's why I created this site.

Wouldn't it be great if we could ship packages to people with nothing more than a phone number or email address?



Yes. I'm serious. What I'm proposing is the creation of a simple system that will let people walk into FedEx, UPS or the Post Office and send a package by using something as simple as either a phone #, eMail address, or even a Twitter ID

How the heck can anyone do that?



Before PayPal was launched, people said the same thing about sending money to people by using just their email address. Behind the scenes, all PayPal did was create a database of email addresses, then linked them to the people wh... [More]

Continue...Ship Real Packages and Letters Privately... by Phone # or eMail address?...

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In some cases, patents may already exist for these ideas, in other cases, there may not be any existing patents and you are free to develop and explore the viability of developing and patenting the ideas.

The authors make no claim that any of the ideas are safe, practical, or suitable for any particular purpose. You are responsible for the results of trying, developing, patenting or using any of the ideas on this site.

For some people, our ideas are just an interesting read, but our goal is to encourage you to take action. If you see an idea that you like, do something with it... Take action.


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