sterous pump & dump hype.
40 Million small
business, out of 100 Million households. Pathetic. And all
of them are dying to buy 12 Billion worth of postage
on the internet.
4 out of 10 households own
Then, who are all the people
working at the IBMS, the Microsofts, the General Motors.
Aliens from outer space, I guess.
please "invest" wisely. Please do not be hynotized by
these jazzy "future potential numbers" being thrown
out. It's your hard earned money -- again, "invest"
(not momentum play, which by the way is over) wisely,
Let's see what the 1st quarter of revenues (forget
profits) look like. I say getting 10,000 customers is a
mamouth of a task, considering all the limitations one
has to encounter to buy stamps on the
Here's one reference (from yesterday's Stockhouse
interview of Keith Benjamin at BancBoston Robertson
Stephens) and I've seen similar numbers in other
"The market for the service is potentially huge. There
are more than 40 million small and home offices in
the US, accounting for a large portion of the $44
billion stamp and postage meter market. These businesses
are already familiar with the Internet, and would
likely embrace a service that would simplify postage
Perhaps the difference between your 12B number and this
44B number is that the 12B number (perhaps) refers to
consumer spending on stamps, while the 44B number refers
to metered postage and related services.
side note: In addition to their core business,
Stamps.com's web site is probably going to become a popular
small-business portal -- a destination site frequently visited
by millions of small business owners and home office
workers, to whom Stamps.com will advertise and sell
additional services. As a standalone business, such a portal
would probably achieve a Billion dollar valuation. That
will be on top of what is likely to be a huge business
simply selling postage.
A second side note: It's
sort of fun to read posts by people who question
whether online postage will take off. It's sort of like
going back several years and asking "Why would anyone
want to buy a book online?"
Hahaha... you're so sensitive. I call you
ignorant because you simply look at market data (e.g.,
supply, price) to evaluate and conclude on an entire
company. Shame on you! Shame shame shame. Bad mummy
i perceive STMP's supply of stock on the open
market isn't in too much of a
<<you live up to your name>>
suppose i do. i made $$$ today, yesterday, the day
before, and friday...well- you get the
please don't become too cynical w/me...its a game you're
sure to lose. happy tradin' to ya anyways.