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A Penny Saved, Can Be a Fortune Earned! February 27, 2008

Filed under: Letter writing,stamps — iwiLetter.com @ 10:49 pm
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So it sounds like the price of US stamps will be going up 1 cent in May.  Here’s an article reporting the increase.  This means that instead of paying 41 cents for a stamp, you’ll be paying 42 cents to mail a letter to your loved ones or business colleagues.  iwiLetter.com will NOT be increasing the cost of sending a letter so this means you’ll be saving 1 cent everytime you send a letter using iwiLetter!

Think of the things that you can buy for 1 penny.  Here’s a list of things from Sav-On-Closeouts.com

2″ Garfield stickers
2″ Woody woodpecker Tattoos
Foam Smiley Face Rings
Plastic Graduation Toothpics
Neon Pencil-tip Erasers
Plastic Bat Rings, Decorative Fall Leaves
Glow in the Dark Spider Rings. 

The list is endless.

Heck, here’s an article from the New York Times that ponders “What Happens if a Penny is worth more than 1 cent?” due to the increased cost of metals. 

Snopes seems to confirm that a penny costs more than 1 cent to manufacture. 

You can even build wealth, 1 penny at a time.  Check out PennySleuth.com for lots of great info and ideas.   

And for all you serious coin collectors out there, a history of the US Penny can be found on Wikipedia

As you can see, you can get a LOT for 1 penny, you can probably even haggle with someone to give you 1.4 cents for a penny based on it’s perceived value due to the cost of producing it.  If you can get so much for a penny, when the cost of stamps goes up 1 cent why not save those pennies and send your next letter via iwiLetter.com since we won’t be increasing our price for sending real letters online.  After all, a penny saved, can be a Fortune earned!


iwiLetter.com’s Love Letter writing contest! February 7, 2008

Filed under: Letter writing,Love Letter — iwiLetter.com @ 6:09 pm

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iwiLetter.com is sponsoring a Love Letter writing contest that provides the perfect opportunity for all of you modern day Lovebirds to gain the fame you deserve.  Write your best Love Letter and it can become part of our growing selection of sample letters available to the world at http://www.iwiLetter.com .  Imagine your Love Letter being used by thousands of other Lovebirds around the globe!  All it takes is putting pen to paper, or rather, fingers to the keyboard.

No one can deny the power of a really good torch song, the stirring words of undying love.  Phil Collins does it best; but maybe you can do it better!  Nothing tells someone they are truly loved like a real Love Letter that they can hold in their hands.  With Valentine’s Day coming up, make sure your darling, your dearest, your beloved knows how you feel.


Here is how you enter:
1 – Visit http://www.iwiLetter.com/LoveLetter and write you letter of love and adoration.

2 – Submit your entry.

3 – Look out for the addition of your winning prose to our collection of sample Love Letters.

Remember MadLibs?  We’re also building a MadLetter Generator and the winning Love Letter will be showcased in our MadLetter Generator, in addition to having your words being made available to the world as a sample on our sample letter page at http://www.iwiLetter.com/LoadSampleLetter.html.  The MadLetter Generator will allow users to enter their own adjectives/adverbs/nouns to create their “special” version of the Love Letter that can be sent to and shared with friends and lovers, or sent via iwiLetter.com in the mail.  The MadLetter Generator will be showcased on iwiLetter.com with the winning Love Letter.  

Enter at http://www.iwiLetter.com/LoveLetter