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UPS My Choice Facebook App Creating More Choices for Consumers
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At UPS we’re doing more than just delivering packages – we’re providing solutions to our customers. As more consumers shop online for the convenience, UPS My Choice® is the answer to flexible home delivery.

From the recent UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper retail study, we learned more online shoppers are using social media to shop for deals. Not surprisingly 84% of online shoppers use at least one social media site with Facebook being the most popular. There are more than a billion Facebook users out there so we’ve made it even easier to sign up for the service that gives consumers the ability to decide when and where their packages will arrive.

With the new UPS My Choice Facebook app,  consumers can sign up for the service and track a package directly from their Facebook page. Current members can also log into their UPS My Choice account using their Facebook log-in so they don’t have to remember multiple user names and passwords.

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What Online Shoppers Really Want
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For me, retail therapy comes in many forms. I love trying on shoes but I also love shopping online – and so do 85 million other people (it was 75 million just last year).

UPS worked with comScore on the second edition of a unique customer experience study that shows online shoppers want more choices and convenience from their favorite retailers. They also want to use their smartphones and tablets to be able to shop anywhere at any time.

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Are You a Control Freak? Get a Personal Assistant with UPS My Choice
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Two years ago, I was one of those people that only ordered online occasionally and when I did, it was only for those hard-to-find items. Now there is very little I won’t order online. The convenience of not having to deal with long lines, being able to shop whenever I want to, and being able to find the best deals has made online shopping my preferred method.

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One More Thing to Register for If You’re Getting Married or Having a Baby
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Over the last few months, I’ve been to three weddings and two baby showers. It’s an exciting time in the lives of my friends, but it’s hectic as well with all the last minute details to finalize and packages coming to the house, especially as the wedding date/due date nears.

While UPS can’t help finalize last minute details, we can help manage all those packages. With UPS My Choice you’ll no longer need to keep up with tracking numbers – we’ll  do it for you. The day before delivery, you’ll get one alert with information on all the packages that are set to arrive the next day. We’ll even send you a four hour approximate delivery window when possible.

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4 Ways to Deliver the Perfect Valentine’s Day
UPS Valentine's Day Shipping

Wait, it’s February 1st already? You know what that means: Valentine’s Day is just two short weeks away. Time to start planning the perfect day for your sweetheart: beautiful flowers, a decadent lobster dinner, tasty sweets, and hey, maybe even a little something that sparkles.

Today, Valentine’s Day is celebrated around the world with a variety of different customs and traditions. In the United States, it’s one of the biggest gift-giving days of the year. According to this survey from the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend $18.6 billion in 2013. And more than one-quarter of folks will shop online. That’s a lot of love to go around!

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Manage Your Home Deliveries with UPS My Choice: 4 Delivery Alerts and 2 New Features
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If you’re like most people, you probably did some online shopping this holiday season – on your laptop, tablet, or smart phone, in the comfort of your own home with a big mug of coffee or hot cocoa.

I have to admit, between my busy schedule and ordering everyone’s holiday gifts, I lost track of what packages were coming and where I bought them. But with the text messages from UPS My Choice, I knew when my packages were coming, who they were from, and when they were delivered.

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Catch Profits by Drop Shipping
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I have spent over a decade working with companies of all sizes. One thing every company wants to know, regardless of their size, is how to reduce expenses.

Most companies start by looking at the very end of their supply chain. They try to squeeze pennies out of their transportation spend, which generally doesn’t provide the results they’re looking for. Soon they realize that they need to look at broader alternatives to improve their bottom line: reduce costs or increase sales.

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Technology Powers the Magic of the Holiday Season
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In preparation for our upcoming Santa visit, my 5 year old said, “I can’t decide what to ask for – a tablet or an e-reader!” When I was 5, I was likely hoping for a Strawberry Shortcake doll or a Cabbage Patch kid. Technology in all realms – whether receiving it as a gift or using it to power business – makes the holiday season, and it’s always an important role at UPS.

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Join Our Twitter Parties: Top 10 Ways to Have #HassleFreeHolidays
Brad the Box

I’m Brad the Box – your UPS ambassador to help you have hassle-free holidays this year. You can find me on the @UPS Twitter page sharing some of my favorite tips and tweeting with my many followers – for a box, I’m popular!

UPS will have two more #HassleFreeHolidays Twitter parties on Tuesday, December 11th at 1 and 4 p.m. EST.  Join @UPS to learn how you can enjoy hassle-free holiday shipping and the chance to win some tasty brownies from Fairytale Brownies. The experts at The UPS Store will be giving away gift cards and great shipping tips for the holidays.

And although I don’t have feet, I’ve heard you can find some great deals at Onlineshoes.com –they’re offering a great prize too.

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4 Fast and Furious Takeaways from NASCAR Season Finale
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Growing up in palm-tree lined South Florida, the closest I ever came to a car race was zooming around in kid-sized go-carts at a local amusement park. Born to Cuban-immigrant parents, I was more familiar with popular spectator events like jai alai than NASCAR racing.

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