You already know that I love me some free USPS shipping supplies. They make my life and my Poshmark business simple and easy to manage. Free boxes and labels are available on the company’s website, but there are other free items that only inside Poshmark sellers know. You can get free USPS priority mail tape as well. Yes, really! I’m here to scream it from the rooftop so everyone knows.
Let’s cut to the chase, spending more on packaging means fewer profits for you. When I first started Poshmark selling, I found it really annoying to constantly buy tape. I actually jumped for joy when I found out that free priority mail tape was available. No joke. Not only does it make it easier for my mailperson to see my priority mail packages but it’s free. It’s a win-win.
The only catch with priority mail tape is that you won’t find priority mail tape on the USPS website with the other free shipping items. I’m not exactly sure why this is. If I had to guess, I’d say that USPS doesn’t want everyone hoarding rolls of tape. Instead, you have to call and order it on the phone.
If you’re anything like me, phone calls give you a slight hint of anxiety. That’s why I made the call for you and am here to let you know exactly how it’ll go and what you should say. Because, yes, the person is going to ask you some questions about why you need the tape.
The phone number to get free priority mail tape is 800-275-8777.
You’ll start by letting them know that you’d like to order free priority mail tape. If your call is anything like mine, they’ll ask you why you need it. After telling them that you sell on Poshmark, they’re probably going to ask how many brown box packages you send out per month. I don’t think there’s a wrong answer here, so just be honest. The person on the phone will order it for you and the tape will magically show up at your door a few days later. It’s that easy!
Keep in mind that this tape is for boxes that you’re reusing or wrapping in brown paper. You won’t be getting the clear tape. This tape with be clear with “priority mail” written in red. It’s printed so that your mailperson knows right away that your package is priority mail — like every Poshmark package is. I like to use my tape to wrap shoes in the original boxes. I also add a free priority mail sticker to each package, just to make it clear.
Do you have any questions about getting the free priority mail tape? Drop it below, and let’s talk!