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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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Carrier Rates, Shipping Basics
How to Ship Vinyl Records 

Selling and shipping physical media is usually pretty straightforward. However, talk to any record sellers and you quickly know which one requires the most care. Knowing how to ship vinyl records is a skill that every record store, dealer, or label has to learn. They require a little bit more care than other media do. […]

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Podcast
Get Ship Done Podcast Episode 2: Urban Native Era: Success Sewn from a Social Movement 

Urban Native Era was started by Joey Montoya (Lipan Apache) in 2012 as a social movement to increase visibility of Indigenous People through social media. When he started capturing the Idle No More protests, Montoya was able to expand the cause’s vision. When he launched UNE’s first line of tshirts in 2013 to broaden their […]

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Carrier Rates
How to Get Cheaper International USPS Shipping Rates

The USPS is frequently considered the gold standard for national carriers. Many merchants across the world find shipping to the US to be a breeze because of how well our postal service deals with delivering parcels. Additionally, the USPS has built up a delivery network with other national carriers and international carriers like DHL to […]

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Shipping Basics
Why Was I Charged a UPS, USPS, or FedEx Billing Adjustment? 

Billing adjustments can be a shock at the end of the month. Luckily there are ways to minimize and avoid them. Find out how for UPS, USPS, and FedEx here.

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Case Studies
“Record Sales”: Vinyl Moon Delivers Music You Didn’t Know You Needed

Los Angeles-based record purveyors Vinyl Moon are taking a well-loved musical medium to new heights. Through their subscription-based, mixtape club-style record delivery service, the company, which is partnered with the famous Amoeba Records, is breathing life back into the vinyl record industry amid an increasingly digital landscape. Users of ShipStation for over six years, Vinyl […]

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Holiday
National Earth Day 2022: Sustainable Business Practices from Business Owners

In celebration of National Earth Day, we spoke with a handful of online business owners who have successfully implemented sustainable practices within their businesses. Learn from the tips, experience, and encouragement on going green in business from these eco-minded entrepreneurs. How does Shameless Pets practice sustainable shipping processes?  We know that shipping items can be […]

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Shipping News
Shopify: How ShipStation Can Help Simplify and Automate Your Fulfilment

One of the easiest ways to launch your online ecommerce business, Shopify offers a wide range of features and a toolbox full of features to help you become a success. Fully customisable with endless apps and plugins, Shopify is the perfect platform to grow and scale your ecommerce business. Choosing a fulfilment solution like ShipStation […]

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Shipping Basics, ShipStation Product
How to Find a UPS, DHL, FedEx, or USPS Drop Off Near Me

Finding a place to drop off your parcels can be easy—so long as you already have a label printed! If you haven’t printed the label, you’re going to need to head to a carrier facility or a self-service kiosk to get one printed. You can also use a program like Shipbot to print a label […]

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Case Studies
Green Thumb, Growing Business; Epic Gardening Takes on Ecommerce

The sun always shines in San Diego, and it shines even brighter on Kevin Espiritu, CEO and Founder of Epic Gardening. The charismatic plant-whisperer was always a fan of gardening but took his hobby to the next level through his gardening blog back in 2013. Since then, he and his plant-focused YouTube videos have amassed […]

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Shipping Basics
Eco-Friendly Shipping Practices

Ecommerce has the capacity to make our shopping habits greener. When we have items delivered to us instead of us driving around to stores, it minimizes our carbon footprint. With the omnipresence of ecommerce, you may end up getting a different package delivered every day. Sometimes multiple packages a day! During lockdown with people shopping […]

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Podcast
Get Ship Done: Episode 1: Harmony Harvest’s Dirt-to-Door Business Model is Coming Up Roses

Harmony Harvest is a flower farm that grows more than flowers. They have recently grown into a booming ecommerce company. Owner Stephanie Duncan —who joins us in this month’s episode—along with her mother and sister are the women behind the bouquets. Based in Virginia’s Shenendoah Valley, they control the entire business process from growing, to […]

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