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Pitney Bowes Survey: 76 Percent of Small Businesses Believe Ideal Marketing Mix Includes both Physical and Digital Communications

<p>STAMFORD, Conn., May 20, 2011 - The majority of small businesses, 76 percent, agree their ideal marketing mix includes a combination of physical and digital communications, according to a new survey released by Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) Nearly three quarters surveyed, 72 percent, say they would do more of it if they had the right customer communications management tools.</p> <p>More than half say they are choosing new channels, such as email, 68 percent, and social media, 54 percent, because they are found to be cost effective in communicating information to their current and potential customers as compared to all other options. Not surprisingly, more than half say they cannot get further engaged in multi-channel communications due to limited resources and time, 51 percent.</p> <p>Overall, the most popular marketing tool used currently by respondents is email, 68 percent. In the last year, the most popular new channel being added by small business owners is social media, with 20 percent of those surveyed just beginning to use it; 12 percent added mobile marketing. The newest tool to enter the marketing mix is Quick Response (QR) codes which have become increasingly visible in recent months. While some respondents acknowledge a lack of understanding and perceived complexity toward them, among those using them, almost half are using them on their business cards, 45 percent, and integrating them in direct mail, 44 percent.</p>

Pitney Bowes Awarded Federal Print and Mail Contract in Belgium

<p>Windsor, UK, 11th May 2011: The Federal Public Service of Finance (SPFF) in Belgium has awarded Pitney Bowes part two of the FedoPress project which aims to completely replace their existing print and mail facility located in Brussels.</p> <p>Two Pitney Bowes IntelliJet™ 20 Printing Systems will replace the existing monochrome toner based systems to allow full colour transactional documents to be produced on white paper rather than depending on pre-printed base stationary. </p> <p>The inserting of the transactional documents will be performed on three Pitney Bowes Mailstream Productivity Series Inserters equipped with the Print+ Messenger™ Colour Inkjet System that delivers dynamic full colour envelope printing. Pitney Bowes will also supply a stand-alone version of its Print+ Messenger full colour envelope printing system to provide ‘print on demand’ envelopes for the graphical material. </p> <p>The work produced today on a number of traditional offset printers will migrate to the IntelliJet 20 Printing Systems with additional high quality cut sheet print being produced on two HP Indigo units. The graphical production equipment to be supplied by Pitney Bowes will also include print finishing such as folders, guillotines and binders.</p>

Pitney Bowes to Feature Enhanced Document Processing Solutions Capabilities at EMC World

<p>STAMFORD, Conn., May 06, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Management Services, Inc. (PBMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), will showcase its recently enhanced capabilities in the area of Document Processing Solutions at EMC World Las Vegas 2011. Pitney Bowes recently announced an alliance with EMC Corporation to deploy EMC® Captiva® Intelligent Enterprise Capture software as its document and data capture technology for both hosted and on-premise offerings to enable efficient and cost-effective processing of documents and data.</p> <p>EMC World will be held May 9-11 at The Venetian in Las Vegas. EMC World has become a premier forum for IT professionals responsible for designing, building and operating advanced IT environments.</p> <p>“PBMS is helping its enterprise clients to transition from physical to digital,” said Johanna Boller, vice president, Global Solutions Management, Pitney Bowes Management Services. “Our Document Processing Solutions offer clients the flexibility of on-site, off-site or a hybrid services model to manage their critical documents and data in both physical and digital formats. Our partnership with EMC allows us to leverage Captiva to capture physical and digital documents and forms, extract the critical business data and deliver the documents and data into a client’s business process or workflow. Combining the capabilities of Captiva with our expertise in managing physical and electronic documents creates a very powerful outsourced services option for document processing.”</p>

Pitney Bowes to Feature Enhanced Document Processing Solutions Capabilities at EMC World

<p>STAMFORD, Conn., May 06, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Management Services, Inc. (PBMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), will showcase its recently enhanced capabilities in the area of Document Processing Solutions at EMC World Las Vegas 2011. Pitney Bowes recently announced an alliance with EMC Corporation to deploy EMC® Captiva® Intelligent Enterprise Capture software as its document and data capture technology for both hosted and on-premise offerings to enable efficient and cost-effective processing of documents and data.</p> <p>EMC World will be held May 9-11 at The Venetian in Las Vegas. EMC World has become a premier forum for IT professionals responsible for designing, building and operating advanced IT environments.</p> <p>“PBMS is helping its enterprise clients to transition from physical to digital,” said Johanna Boller, vice president, Global Solutions Management, Pitney Bowes Management Services. “Our Document Processing Solutions offer clients the flexibility of on-site, off-site or a hybrid services model to manage their critical documents and data in both physical and digital formats. Our partnership with EMC allows us to leverage Captiva to capture physical and digital documents and forms, extract the critical business data and deliver the documents and data into a client’s business process or workflow. Combining the capabilities of Captiva with our expertise in managing physical and electronic documents creates a very powerful outsourced services option for document processing.”</p>

Pitney Bowes Expands IntelliJet™ Line of Printing Systems with New 42-inch Web System

<p>STAMFORD, Conn., March 16, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced it is expanding its line of IntelliJet™ Printing Systems to provide the high volume transactional output industry with the fastest combination of speed and throughput. Designed to help print and mail manufacturing environments achieve a breakthrough level of operational productivity and cost savings, the Pitney Bowes® IntelliJet 42™ Printing System features a new 42-inch wide web format that can process 4-up transactional statements in full digital color and at speeds up to 600-feet per minute. This represents an important industry breakthrough in efficiency and throughput for high-integrity transactional print and mail operations.</p> <p>“Employing a customer communications management strategy that focuses on multi-channel opportunities is critical to an organization’s success for generating new revenue streams and building stronger connections,” said Ramesh Ratan, president of Pitney Bowes Document Messaging Technologies. “Our new IntelliJet 42 Printing System can help our customers produce high volumes of data-driven, relevant, four-color communications in a highly efficient, lean print manufacturing environment. This unique combination of print speed, format size and consistent print quality can help organizations effectively produce highly personalized, data-rich customer communications that can drive both bottom line and top line results for their business.”</p>

Pitney Bowes to Showcase Solutions for Creating More Valuable Customer Communications at On Demand Conference and Expo 2011

<p>STAMFORD, Conn., March 10, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced that it will showcase solutions to create more valuable customer communications at the On Demand Exhibition and Conference 2011. The event will take place on March 22-24, at Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. Attendees will find the latest Pitney Bowes innovations on display at booth #2807.</p> <p>For high-volume mailers and printers, Pitney Bowes will demonstrate ways to create more efficient, profitable and valuable customer communications with a White Paper Factory™ solution. Through a unique, end-to-end combination of Production Intelligence® output management software, printing and mail finishing capabilities, Pitney Bowes can help streamline workflow and transform documents to create more relevant and effective communications.</p>

Pitney Bowes Brilliant Communication Awards to Honor Innovative, High-Volume Production Print and Mail Customers

<p>STAMFORD, Conn., March 09, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced a call for entries for the Brilliant Communication Awards to honor leading, high-volume production printing and mailing customers around the world. The awards will recognize the innovators, early adopters and creative problem solvers who implemented ways to streamline workflow, ensure accuracy, and precisely market in order to communicate better with their customers. Award winners will be recognized at the annual global Customer Summit, June 6 – 8, 2011, which is hosted by the company’s Document Messaging Technologies business group in Danbury, Connecticut.</p> <p>This is the inaugural year for the award and categories include the: “Powerful Communication Award” for improved productivity, efficiency and quality; “Colorful Communication Award” for migrating to full digital color, White Paper Factory™ solutions; and “Profitable Communication Award” for creating more relevant, precision marketing communications. A panel of industry experts and thought leaders from Pitney Bowes will select the winners in each category. There is also an “Innovators Choice Award” that allows industry peers to view all of the award nominations online and vote for the most innovative solution. Pitney Bowes customers are encouraged to submit their entry for each award category.</p>

"Holiday Mail for Heroes" to Deliver Greetings to U.S. Military Members and Veterans

<p>WASHINGTON, November 11, 2010 - In this season of hope and giving, the American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) are teaming up to invite the public to “send a touch of home” to U.S. service members and veterans across the country and abroad through the Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign.</p> <p>Now in its fourth year, the Holiday Mail for Heroes program gives Americans the opportunity to extend holiday greetings and thanks to service members and veterans. Since 2007, the Red Cross and Pitney Bowes have distributed three million cards to military men and women, their families and veterans.</p> <p>The public can also support military members, veterans and their families this year by making an online donation at <a href="http://www.redcross.org">www.redcross.org</a>. Donors can then add a personal message to one of four holiday cards designed by Amy Grant, Jane Seymour, Miley Cyrus and Dr. Phil McGraw, members of the American Red Cross National Celebrity Cabinet. The Red Cross will then send the printed holiday card on their behalf to a military member, veteran or family.</p> <p>For the second year in a row, contemporary music artist and American Red Cross celebrity cabinet member Amy Grant is joining the campaign as spokesperson. This year, Vince Gill also joins Amy as a co-chair for the program.</p>

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