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Subject: printing postage for multiple book orders
Date Posted: 3/12/2008 6:39 PM ET
Member Since: 11/12/2007
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Is there a way to print postage here for multiple book orders?  I know how to do it when someone orders 2+ books from your shelf, but what about when you run 2 for 1 specials in the book bazaar.  Is there a way to do this that I am missing (I know you can alter the weight of the order but I don't have a postage scale yet).

Date Posted: 3/12/2008 6:43 PM ET
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Well you could print without postage all but one of them, note down the weights and add them up, then alter the weight for the one that you do print with postage...

Date Posted: 3/12/2008 6:58 PM ET
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That's a good idea.  I just thought maybe I there was a link somewhere allowing you to add books by ISBNs, but I guess not.

Date Posted: 3/12/2008 7:40 PM ET
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Just a word of caution, the weights listed on PBS is very often, some say most often, wrong, so without a scale, you are taking a chance applying your own postage without going to the PO.

Date Posted: 3/12/2008 8:58 PM ET
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Sherry wisely sez:

<<Just a word of caution, the weights listed on PBS is very often, some say most often, wrong, so without a scale, you are taking a chance applying your own postage without going to the PO.>>

Allow me to echo Sherry's warning.  You don't have to have a "postage" scale; I use a digital kitchen scale for mine, and PBS is frequently wrong in their "guesstimated" postage.  Any scale which will measure (accurately) in ounces will work.  I see you're expecting a baby; I've never tried a baby scale, but maybe other members who have can chime in on if they work for books or not? 

Cheers,

Catt