SAN DIEGO--()--The season for slam dunks, game-winning three-pointers and printing out tournament bracket sheets is back, and The UPS Store ® is joining the madness.
“Just as a basketball team needs a great coach to win, small business owners can use the expertise of a professional business coach to help their companies compete in the big leagues”
From March 1 through April 6, participating The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are giving out “free throws” as part of the Print Madness ™ promotion, including 25-cent color prints, a chance to win a trip for two to attend the 2013 NCAA ® Final Four ® tournament and expert small business coaching.
“Just as a basketball team needs a great coach to win, small business owners can use the expertise of a professional business coach to help their companies compete in the big leagues,” said Stuart Mathis, president of Mail Boxes Etc., Inc, The UPS Store franchisor. “We’re excited to work with our customers as part of a winning small business team and provide them an opportunity to gain a competitive advantage by engaging with a seasoned small business coach.”
The UPS Store has teamed up with marketing guru, award-winning social media publisher and best-selling author of Duct Tape Marketing and The Referral Engine, John Jantsch. On March 13 from 2 to 3 p.m. EST, Jantsch will host a “best marketing practices” discussion for small business owners on The UPS Store Facebook page. Fans are encouraged to join the chat to ask Jantsch questions and learn some of the best ways to market their small businesses.
"When small business owners start to see marketing as a system, they take their game to a whole new level,” said Jantsch.
Facebook chat participants and fans will be able to enter for a chance to win one of four Ultimate Marketing Systems from Duct Tape Marketing, a complete small business marketing system including audio, video, workbooks, worksheets and additional materials valued at $400 each, by “liking” The UPS Store Facebook page and completing the form provided.
There are several other ways small business owners and other customers can score during this year’s Print Madness promotion, including:
In addition to professional printing services, The UPS Store network offers a variety of services to help with the logistics of running a small business including, mailboxes with a real street address, packing and shipping services, notary and direct mail services.
To find your neighborhood The UPS Store location, please visit www.theupsstore.com, or on-the-go customers can visit m.theupsstore.com. For complete official rules and details for the promotion for the chance to win the Ultimate Marketing System or the trip to the 2013 Final Four, visit The UPS Store Facebook page.
With nearly 4,700 locations in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada, The UPS Store and Mail Boxes Etc. ® network comprises the world’s largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers. In the U.S., The UPS Store locations are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of Mail Boxes Etc., Inc., a subsidiary of UPS(NYSE:UPS). In Canada, locations are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of master licensee MBEC Communications, L.P. Services, pricing and hours of operation may vary by location. For additional information on The UPS Store, including information on franchise opportunities for opening a The UPS Store location, visit www.theupsstore.com.
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Becca Andrews Hogan