1. Stamps get quality screen time
We’re going to take credit for this one:
The Jan. 18 edition of CBS Sunday Morning, which featured a lengthy profile of the upright Jenny Invert by senior correspondent Rita Braver, brought the show its largest audience since Jan. 23, 1994. According to TVNewser, the 90-minute-long episode averaged 6.79 million viewers and a 1.6/08 in the coveted age 25 to 54 age group.
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2. USPS gets pat on the back
Forbes contributor Gene Marks sang the praises of the U.S. Postal Service for overcoming "the costs and bureaucracy and work rules of being a government agency" and keeping UPS and FedEx on their toes in a Jan. 26 post.
"Sure, they’re still losing money in a world that sends more emails and less letters. But the postal service is quickly adapting to this new world."
3. What's new on Linns.com?
The Pope is apparently a popular guy, as shown by the first-day sellout of a souvenir stamp by the Phillipinnes post office, PHL Post, that commemorated his recent visit.
4. Yesterday's most-viewed post
5. Being social