Barbara Hannan

Global SMB Manager, Social Media

Barbara Hannan joined Pitney Bowes in 2010 and manages social media relations with small and medium businesses. Recently, she managed media communications for the company's North American Mailing area, including both enterprise and small and medium business divisions. Previously, she held a number of positions in both Fortune 50 and small businesses in which she helped lead organization's in building relations, both internally and with external partners, including media, clients, and vendors, through media outreach, social media, and strategic events. Barbara holds a BA in journalism for the University of Connecticut. Follow Barbara on Twitter @bhannan.

Articles by Barbara Hannan

The Value of Small Business Mentors and ‘Great People’

by Barbara Hannan | December 18, 2014 | No Comments

Small Business Mentor

Earlier this fall, the Globe and Mail compiled a list of 10 “remarkable” small businesses. The report shares everything you’d want to know about these companies, from their elevator pitch to their greatest challenges. Small businesses like like, Changeroo, eOLIO and Skyline Studio all participated in the effort. What stood out to us was […]


Updated Canada Post Discount: Tapping Ben Franklin & Warren Buffet for Their Two Cents on the Value of a Penny

by Barbara Hannan | December 15, 2014 | No Comments


When Canada Post increased postage rates last March, the cost to send a domestic standard letter up to 30g anywhere in Canada became $1.00. A commercial discount was also then introduced allowing meter users to save money on postage. Although commercial rates are increasing on January 12, 2015, postage meter users will continue to save […]