Ecommerce News

  • ShipStation COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Guide

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    As the world responds to COVID-19, we want to make sure you are taking time to care for yourself in the midst of what is going on around us. We’ve gathered together a list of products from our very own ShipStation users to help guide you through your time at home.

  • Grow Your Selling Presence with Best Buy Canada and ShipStation

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    ShipStation is partnering with Best Buy Canada to offer shipping solutions to their Marketplace sellers. Best Buy is Canada’s largest electronics retailer with nationwide stores, an award-winning website and Geek Squad services. Best Buy Canada’s Marketplace furthers its reach by offering third-party sellers an online marketplace. While Best Buy Canada’s physical retail spaces are mainly […]

  • How to Sell Food Online During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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    The recent social distancing measures in response to COVID-19 has led to the closing of restaurants and bars—quickly changing how many of us shop. It has also dramatically impacted those with careers in the service industry sector. As we navigate these changes and try and establish just how long these measures will be in place, […]

  • ShipStation University Austin Recap

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    This February we held another successful ShipStation University at the Otis Hotel in Austin, Texas. Our shipping experts gave a comprehensive training on the ins and outs of the ShipStation software. The team also gave presentations on marketing, branding, products & automation, workflow efficiency, reporting roadmap, and more. One of our user’s Pride Socks also […]

  • Dropshipping 101

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    The traditional ecommerce practice of selling items that you keep in your warehouse or storefront is not the only way to become a successful ecommerce merchant. Some people have successful businesses that never even see the items they sell. This is known as dropshipping.  Dropshipping is a business model where the person selling the item […]

  • Inventory Control Software Basics

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    When you’re vetting out new inventory control software, there’s a lot to compare and contrast. Some have complex workflow solutions and some have little-to-no workflow solutions. Some have a million features at an out-of-the-box price you’ll never use. It can be tricky to sift through website jargon and get down to what you really need […]

  • How Do I Ship Dry Ice?

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    What is dry ice? Dry ice is carbon dioxide in its solid form at or below -109º F. Because it converts from a solid state into a gas, it doesn’t thaw and risk ruining the packaging or contents. Apart from fog in Halloween punch bowls, dry ice is used to keep items such as medical […]

  • What’s In Store for Ecommerce in 2020 & Beyond Event Recap

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    We kicked off the new year with a networking happy hour and panel on What’s in-store for Ecommerce in 2020 at our headquarters in Austin, Texas. There was delicious food, drinks and a great deal of networking. On the panel we had our partners Retail Global, SkuVault, LinnWorks, EasyPayDirect and Gotham City Online contribute to […]

  • 2019 End of Year Bash Recap

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    ShipStation finished out 2019 with an End of the Year Bash celebration at Mozart’s Coffee Roasters here in Austin, TX. We held this meetup to show appreciation for our local Austin Users. The event was a blast featuring a beautiful light show, fajita bar, photo booth, giveaways, goodie bags, an open adult beverage & dessert […]