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2019 Newsletters and Announcements

December 2019 Newsletter

  • How to Drive Last Minute Holiday Shopping

November 2019 Holiday Hours

  • Check Our Holiday Hours

November 2019 Newsletter

  • Late on Holiday Planning? How to Boost November Holiday Sales Fast Using Facebook

October 2019 Newsletter

  • What to Expect for the 2019 Holiday Selling Season

September 2019 Newsletter

  • Move Now Before the Holidays and Save Money on Amazon's Crushing Holiday Storage

August 2019 Newsletter

  • Website Chatbots: What to Know to Embrace This Emerging Technology in 2019

Earthquake Update 2019 Newsletter

  • All is well. There have been no disruptions.

July 2019 Newsletter

  • Mobile Matters – Important eCommerce Trends to Embrace

June 2019 Newsletter

  • Tips for Building Customer Loyalty and Repeat

May 2019 Newsletter

  • Startups and New Businesses Have Special Financial Needs, How to Plan for Success

April 2019 Newsletter

  • Our Top Tips for Business Startups – A Focus to Grow Faster

March 2019 Newsletter

  • Introducing Greg Kent Our New President

February 2019 Newsletter

  • The Amazon Effect: Considerations for eCommerce and Brick and Mortar Store Owners

January 2019 Newsletter

  • Emerging Trends Expected to Impact eCommerce Stores in 2019

2018 Newsletters and Announcements

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Holiday Hours and Closure

  • Listing of our hours for the upcoming holiday season.

November 2018 Newsletter

  • Holiday Season 2018: Projected Consumer Shopping Trends

October 2018 Newsletter

  • Tips for Turning Instagram into a Sales Generating Machine for your Store

September 2018 Newsletter

  • Online Selling Tips for Promoting Your Products on Google Shopping

August 2018 Newsletter

  • Amazon Forces Third Party Sellers Out of Their Warehouse from Scoring Results

July 2018 Newsletter

  • Requesting Customers to Write Reviews for You on Amazon Backfires Banning Consumers

June 2018 Newsletter

  • An Update on the Internet Sales Tax Fight – What You Need to Know

Privacy Policy Change Notice

  • We've updated our privacy policy. Please read this announcement.

May 2018 Newsletter

  • Should You Drop the Prices of Items Potential Customers Left Sitting in Your Shopping Cart?

April 2018 Newsletter

  • How to Leverage Facebook Ads to Drive Traffic from the 2018 Facebook News Feed Changes

March 2018 Newsletter

  • Machine Learning – What You Need to Know and Leverage for Your E-commerce Store

February 2018 Newsletter

  • How Your e-Commerce Store Can Effectively Compete with Amazon

January 2018 Newsletter

  • E-commerce 2018 – The Important Emerging Trends to Prepare for Now

2017 Newsletters and Announcements

Holiday 2017-2017 Hours Newsletter

  • Our Holiday Hours for November, December and January Are Posted

November 2017 Newsletter

  • Are You Using The Power of Three to Boost Online Sales?

October 2017 Newsletter

  • Tips for Writing Blog Posts that People Will Actually Read

September 2017 Newsletter

  • Not All Website Traffic is Equal – How to Get More High Quality Traffic

August 2017 Newsletter

  • Brand Building to Boost Business

July 2017 Newsletter

  • Don't Burn Up Profits Using Discounts & Specials

June 2017 Newsletter

  • Limited Time and Limited Stock Offers – Why Scarcity Gets Shoppers to Commit

May 2017 Newsletter

  • Today's Networking – Our Tips on Moving Beyond the Digital Scene

April 2017 Newsletter

  • Our Software Now Integrates with All Popular eCommerce Platforms

March 2017 Newsletter

  • How to Take Product Photos for Your Store Like a Pro But on the Cheap

February 2017 Newsletter

  • $0 to Decent: How to Jump Start Ecommerce Sales

January 2017 Newsletter

  • Fulfillment by Amazon Fees Increase Squeezing Online Store Profits for Sellers

2016 Newsletters and Announcements

December 2016 Newsletter

  • Tips to Moving One-time Shoppers into Lifetime Buyers

2016-2017 Holiday Hours

  • Check our hours for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.

November 2016 Newsletter

  • Boosting Your Business with Loyalty Programs and Incentives – 3 Considerations for 2017

October 2016 Newsletter

  • More Shopping Carts Now Interface Directly with Our System

May 2016 Announcement

  • UPS Announces Changes to Shipping Calculations Effective June 6, 2016

May 2016

  • When Does it Make Sense for a Business to Use a Fulfillment House? And When Should You Upgrade Services?
  • Contact Us for a Free Price Quote

March 2016

  • Don't Get Banned from Selling on Amazon; It Could Be Forever!
  • Warehousing, Inventory Management, Order Processing, Pick & Pack We Do It All - Just Ask Us!

2015 Newsletters and Announcements

December 2015 Holiday Hours

  • Our Holiday Hours for Christmas and New Year's

December 2015

  • Ten Mistakes That Can Kill Your Startup and Business

April 2015

  • Mobile Marketing: An Update for 2015

March 2015

  • When Does it Make Sense for a Business to Use a Fulfillment House? And When Should You Upgrade Services?

February 2015

  • Port of LA Struggle with Workers Causes Slow Down Impacting Business

2014 Newsletters and Announcements

Holiday Hours

  • Check our hours of operation for Christmas and New Years.

Phone Issues 10-30-14

  • We are having phone problems, find out how to alternative reach us.

November 2014

  • Four Great Tactics to Make Social Media Work for You

October 2014

  • Google's SEO Tips for Startups

September 2014

  • Could the Pending Price Changes for FEDEX and UPS Drive More Customers to the USPS?

August 10 Service Outage

  • Find out about our scheduled service outage on Sunday August 10, 2014.

August 2014

  • UPS and FEDEX Changes Are the Most Important in Over 15 Years

July 2014

  • Ten Mistakes That Can Kill Your Startup and Business

June 2014

  • Startup Suicide? Don't Drink the KoolAid

May 2014

  • Top Ten Questions a Startup Should Ask an Accountant

April 2014

  • Top Ten Tips for Business StartUps

March 2014

  • How the New gTLD Domain Names Will Impact You and Your Brand

February 2014

  • Postage Increases Go Into Effect Raising Shipping Costs

January 2014

  • Google Says Going Mobile is Key to Your Business Growth

2013 Newsletters and Announcements

December 2013

  • Our Holiday Hours for the week of Christmas and New Year's.

November 2013

  • Our Holiday Hours for the week of Thanksgiving.

July 2013

  • USPS May Actually Be Your Perfect Shipping Solution

Notice of New Procedures 6-7-13

  • Find out about our new procedures on cut-off times for same day shipping, order receiving, email address to use, etc.

Special Notice 5-13-13

  • Find out about the June 1st box and supply price increase.

May 2013

  • Should You Consider Using the New Google Offers?
  • Missed an Article? Read Them All Online

April 2013

  • Mobile Marketing is Key for 2013

March 2013

  • Be Careful How What You Say About Your Product Features and Benefits -- Don't Get Caught by the Feds
  • Missed an Article? Read Them All Online

February 2013

  • Four Great Tactics to Make Social Media Work for You
  • Meet Our Staff

January 2013

  • Building an E-newsletter List? Make Sure You Are CAN-SPAM Compliant
  • Missed an Article? Read Them All Online

2012 Newsletters and Announcements

December 2012

  • Top Tips to Motivate Your Sales Force
  • More Helpful Services for Your Online Store

November 2012- Holiday Hours

  • Our hours for the November and December holidays.

November 2012

  • Why Your Business Needs YouTube Videos
  • Apparel Fulfillment Services

USPS SYSTEM OUTAGE – October 09, 2012 and Continuing

  • PTS experienced a system problem in the morning, October 9, 2012, that caused the database to halt processing. There was a problem on the mainframe that corrupted the database indexes. The system has stopped posting any new customer manifests and scan event data. As a result, no new data is being posted to the database or available for Track & Confirm queries. In addition, customer extracts are not processing.

Power Off Notice October 2012

  • The Medallion Order Management System will be down on from Monday 10/8 8:00PM PST to Tuesday 10/9 7:30AM PST due an upgrade of the power infrastructure in our area performed by Southern California Edison.

October 2012

  • How to Get Customer Reviews
  • Read Our Reviews or Add One

September 2012

  • Tips on How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Trade Show
  • Meet Us at the ERA D2C Convention September 11-13 in Las Vegas

August 8, 2012

  • Meet Our New Accounting Manager Sherri Bauserman

August 2012

  • eCommerce Trends to Watch for Holiday 2012 Selling

July 2012

  • Taking Care of Business While You're On Vacation - Cool Things to Check Out

  • We're More Than Just a West Coast Resource

June 2012

  • Panda, Penguin... How to Insulate Your Website from Google's Zoo

May 2012

  • Got a New Product to Sell? Get Some Tips on How to Create Demand

  • Missed an Article? Read Them All Online

April 2012

  • The New Facebook Cover Photo and Strategies

  • We're More Than Just a West Coast Resource

March 2012

  • If You're Selling Online, You'll Want to Become a Member of the Hot New Startup - Pinterest

  • Harness the Power of Inbound Marketing to Attract Customers to Your Website

February 2012

  • Important E-commerce Trends for 2012
  • Missed an Article? Read Them All Online

January 2012

  • How the Changes to the United States Postal Service Affect Businesses

2011 Newsletters and Announcements

December 2011

  • How the Recent Facebook Changes Impact Your Business

November 2011 - Holiday Hours

  • Please read for our holiday hours for this season.

November 2011

  • A Great Press Release Gains Media Attention and Valuable One Way Inbound Links
  • Celebrate With Us - We've Moved!

Our Move

  • Get an update on our move and our new mailing address.

October 2011

  • How to Sell More and Make More Money This Holiday Season
  • Introducing Apparel Fulfillment Services

September 2011

  • Why Offering Free Shipping will Increase Your Online 2011 Holiday Orders
  • Refer Us to a Business or Colleague

August 2011- Strategies for Success Newsletter

  • When Does it Make Sense for a Business to Use a Fulfillment House? What Companies Need to Know
  • Contact Us for a Free Price Quote

July 2011

  • Google's Going Local, Why Google Places Pages Are Now More Important than Ever for Organic Placement
  • Get a Gift by Referring Us to a Business or Colleague

June 2011

  • QR Codes: The Future of Marketing
  • Refer Us to a Business or Colleague

May 2011

  • Don't Get Banned from Selling on Amazon; It Could Be Forever!
  • Warehousing, Inventory Management, Order Processing, Pick & Pack We Do It All - Just Ask Us!

April 2011

  • Why You Need and How to Get a Federal Employer Identification (EIN) Number
  • A Medallion Client Case Study: An e-Commerce Client in Trouble

March 2011

  • Harness the Power of Inbound Marketing to Attract Customers to Your Website
  • A Medallion Client Case Study: A Startup and Test Marketer's Dream

February 2011

  • How to Use Facebook to Build Your Customer Base
  • New Articles With Tips That Help to Build Your Business

2010 Newsletters and Announcements

2010 Holiday Hours and Holiday Party

  • Find out about our holiday hours.
  • Read information about our holiday party and how you can donate to those who has served you over the year.

Chatsworth Fire November 2010

  • Fire in Chatsworth, CA allows Medallion staff to shine by providing exceptional service in protecting client merchandise from smoke damage.

2009 Newsletters and Announcements

2009 NFL Football Pool

  • We are not doing a football pool.

July 3rd Hours

  • We'll be closed July 3rd for the 4th of July holiday.

Spring Newsletter

  • Three Essential Skills to Strengthen Your Supply Chain

Inauguration Delay Notice from UPS

  • UPS has notified us and we are passing the notice to you about delays for deliveries in the Washington DC metro area.

January 2009 Newsletter

  • Pay Per Click Advertising Outstrips Performance of Yellow Pages
  • A Little Bit of Humor

2008 Newsletters and Announcements

Holiday 2008 Hours

  • Holiday Hours for Medallion Fulfillment & Logistics
  • A Little Bit of Humor

December 2008 Newsletter

  • Business Spotlight: McCord Web Services
  • A Little Bit of Humor

November 2008 Newsletter

  • How to Stay Profitable in a Tight Economy
  • A Little Bit of Humor

October 2008 Newsletter

  • E-mail Marketing Tips that Work

September 2008 Newsletter

  • Our newest granddaughter did not get delivered by UPS but rather by Stork Delivery.

August 2008 Newsletter

  • Using Niche Markets to Bolster Your Business

July 2008 Newsletter

  • Understanding Dim Weight
  • Literature, Promotional Product, and Trade Show Fulfillment and Support Services

June 2008 Announcement

  • UPS Notification of Delivery Delays Based on Midwestern Flooding

June 2008 Newsletter

  • Outsourcing Allows You to Streamline Your Operations
  • New Cross Docking Services Now Available

May 2008 Newsletter

  • USPS New Prices Coming May 12, 2008
  • Tip of the Month: USPS 13-oz. Rule Affects Postal Shippers

April 2008 Announcement

  • Introducing Our New Bookkeeper Carolin Eiliya

January 2008 Announcement

  • Medallion Announces New Receiving Department & Policies

2007 Newsletters and Announcements

December 2007

  • Holiday Party - An Opportunity to Show Your Appreciation

December 2007 Announcement

  • Our December Schedule and Closing Dates

October 2007 Announcement

  • On-Line Order & Inventory Status System Launched

September 2007 Newsletter

  • New CD Mailer Meets USPS Standard Mail Requirements
  • A Little Bit of Humor: The Importance of Clear Communication
  • Tip of the Month: Better Inventory Control with UPS Returns

August 2007 Newsletter

  • We Invite You to Visit Our New Website
  • Case Study: Quick Thinking, Fast Action and Superior Service Save the Day
  • Did You Know... We're Much More Than a Fulfillment House?

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