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Key Ways to Communicate Black Friday Cyber Monday Sales

This content was contributed by Bold Commerce Black Friday Cyber Monday(BFCM) is typically the busiest shopping weekend of the year—and as more brands have developed an online presence, the image of busy mall shoppers has transitioned to eager sale-lovers in front of their computers at home. This is especially true this year with inflation concerns […]

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Holiday
How to Automate Shipping Processes for the Holidays

ShipStation’s automation rules and batch printing do more than eliminate manually configuring each order. They also remove the risk of human error associated with it

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Shipping Basics
7 Expert Tips for Starting Your Own Clothing Line

If you’ve got an eye for fashion and have always wanted to try your hand at starting a clothing line, now might be the time to shoot your shot. Doing so has never been easier. Thanks to advancements in tech and the democratization of commerce—in a few clicks, you can buy stock from wholesalers, launch […]

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Selling Channels
Utilizing Multi-Channel Marketing to Grow Your Shopify Store

This post was contributed by Ashley Scorpio, Senior Vice President of Partnerships at Hawke Media. Shopify provides an easy way to manage your shipping. It’s right there on the platform. You can compare rates, show them to your customers, print labels, and track your shipments, all without breaking a sweat. And for many shop owners, […]

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Shipping Basics
ShipStation: How to Create and Print a Shipping Label

A quick, effective shipping process is not just an advantage for ecommerce businesses anymore, it’s a necessity. Customers expect their packages to arrive on time and at the right destination. Planning your shipping and fulfillment process in advance will set your team up for success. Creating and printing accurate shipping labels is a critical part […]

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Shipping News
Stratégie Ecommerce: Les étiquettes de retour

Acheter en ligne expose les consommateurs au risque d’être déçus. Pour les mettre en confiance, les e-commerces ont besoin de politiques de retour simples, claires et efficaces. La possibilité de retourner un article pèse lourd dans la décision d’achat de vos clients et clientes. En parallèle, vous devrez prendre en compte ces retours dans la […]

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Selling Channels
Quels sont les avantages d’une OMS, outil incontournable du e-commerce

Order Management System : une solution incontournable ? L’avènement de l’e-commerce a forcé les entreprises à revoir leur mode de fonctionnement. La logistique et la gestion des commandes est sans doute l’un des aspects les plus délicats de cette nouvelle manière d’acheter et de vendre. La clientèle, rompue aux achats en ligne, est devenue exigeante et s’attend […]

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Selling Channels
How Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Can Boost Your Business Efficiency 

Fast-paced working environments demand businesses be adaptable in order to stay competitive and keep customers. A whole host of technology has come about to meet this demand. Improvements in on-premise system setups and cloud alternatives, marketing technology, and customer management systems all serve to meet customer demands in a competitive market.  Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is […]

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Selling Channels
Omnichannel Fulfillment: Deliver a Seamless Customer Experience

Multitasking is now more widespread than ever due to our hectic modern lifestyles, and online shopping is no exception. Consumers no longer want to shop in one static store but across multiple streams of retail. Luckily, today’s customers have several ways to engage with ecommerce businesses. Virtual assistants, websites, and social media are just three examples. […]

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Shipping Basics
Tax Compliance for Ecommerce Sellers

Optimizing tax compliance with your shopping cart or ecommerce platform Since the landmark decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (June 2018), the world has become a very different and complex place for online sellers. The obligation to collect and remit sales tax is no longer controlled solely by a physical footprint. Over the past three […]

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Shipping Basics
Omnisend’s 6 Email Automations to Encourage Repeat Customers

You’ve fulfilled a customer order and shipped it. Job done.   Not so fast. You want that customer to return someday and make another purchase, right? You don’t want this to be the last interaction and, thus, the end of their customer journey with your brand.  Retaining customers involves nurturing. What are you doing beyond the […]

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Holiday
How ShipStation Mobile Can Help You Through the Holidays

Due to the pandemic, more consumers are shopping online than ever before. Our recent study shows 62% of customers are choosing to shop online instead of going inside a physical store. Although online shopping is convenient, the setback comes with making sure your product is shipped to your customer without avoidable delays or damages. Your […]

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Shipping News
Avoid Shipping Delays This Holiday Season With Multi-Carrier Options

This holiday season is going to put considerable demands on already strained delivery services. In August 2021 alone, carriers experienced parcel volumes in excess of Christmas 2020. And, with shoppers expected to spend big online this holiday season, these volumes are only set to rise. Many carriers are currently overwhelmed and have already issued warnings […]

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Holiday
Using Scan to Verify to Help with the Holiday Rush

During the holiday rush, shipping mistakes can be more common. These mistakes can lead to your customers not receiving their orders on time, resulting in refunds and negative reviews. More than 85% of consumers say a poor shipping experience negatively impacts their perception of the retailer, while 83% are less likely to re-purchase from a […]

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Shipping News
Enhance the Customer Experience This Peak Season With Branded Tracking and Customised Notifications

ShipStation’s entire mission is to simplify shipping. As a result, we have a few features that can help make your holiday rush less stressful and more affordable. According to our Last Touch, Lasting Impact research report, 87% of consumers say the shipping and delivery experience directly impacts their decision to shop with the merchant again. […]

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Shipping News
Offer Hassle-Free Returns This Holiday Season With ShipStation’s Returns Portal

Returns are an unfortunate part of any ecommerce business. No one wants to do returns. Customers have an item that doesn’t fit their needs. They hurt a business’s bottom line. However, having a seamless strategy for printing return labels is a great way to cut down on processing time and find the most cost-effective ways […]

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Expanding Into International Markets Part 2: Key Things to Consider in Local Markets

Welcome to part two in our four-part blog series. We highlight what was covered in a recent webinar – which you can access on-demand – brought to you by experts from Lengow, Avalara, and of course, us here at ShipStation. Together, our three platforms can help you succeed in product feed management, cross-border duties and […]

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Carrier Rates
Optimise International Shipping with ShipStation + FedEx

In ecommerce, shipping not only connects consumers with their purchases, it also plays a leading role in the market reach of your brand. In the not-so-distant past, Australian businesses were limited to selling to customers within  national borders. Today, thanks to the internet, brands can expand their customer base across the globe. However, if you […]

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Shipping Basics
3 Tips to Revamp Returns

In the first week of 2021, UPS accepted 1.75 million returns into its system every day. This number is staggering, though not unexpected. Ecommerce surpassed levels not expected until 2025 last year, as consumers were forced to shop differently. Embracing returns is non-negotiable in today’s competitive retail environment. Consumers expect more from their favorite brands […]

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Selling Channels, Shipping News
How to Ship Cannabis in Canada: Your FAQs Answered

Bio: Purolator Inc. is a leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider. Celebrating over 60 years of delivering its customers’ promises, Purolator continues to expand its reach and renowned service levels and reliability to more people, more businesses and more places across the country and around the world. Purolator is proud of its Canadian […]

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Person using sustainable packaging for small business. Shipping News
Sustainable Packaging Options for Small Businesses

As more businesses become environmentally conscious, it’s important to know sustainable packaging options. Learn more about them from our partner, Sendle.

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Me and My Car Saves Two Minutes per Order, Hours per Day with ShipStation

Me and My Car, an online retailer selling on Not On The High Street and other online marketplaces, has saved minutes per order, hours per day with ShipStation.

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Selling Channels
How to Improve the Online Checkout Experience to Win Loyal Customers

Guest post from our partner, Linnworks. Take control of online selling with Linnworks Total Commerce platform. Linnworks helps you grow, automate and control your business, meeting customers exactly where they are and capturing every revenue opportunity. The cloud-based software seamlessly connects and automates all of the processes related to multichannel selling, allowing businesses to manage […]

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Shipping Basics
Improve Your Emails With ShipStation & Shopify

Maintaining contact with customers and prospective buyers is a never ending task for ecommerce sellers. One of the most effective ways to achieve this crucial contact is through email marketing. Email may be an old fashioned marketing tool, but it is still very effective. It’s the easiest way to reach relevant consumers directly. And a […]

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