Shipping Basics

Shipping is more than the last step in an order lifecycle. A good shipping strategy can set you up for success in many other areas of running a business. Learning the basics of shipping and ShipStation will help you save time and money on far more than just order fulfillment. A good shipping workflow touches and integrates with many ecommerce softwares. We’ll help you figure out how shipping fits into the bigger picture of your business. 

Whether you need to discover more about new carriers, automating your shipping workflow, discover new places to sell, or understand customer demands a little better, these are the resources to help you get ship done! 

Shipping Basics
The Essentials for DIY eCommerce Product Pictures

We all know having great product pictures are essential, but do you know how to take them on your own?

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Conquering Your Content Marketing Editorial Calendar

Planning your year: don’t forget the all-important editorial content calendar.

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How the Right Visual Content Can Impact Your E-Commerce Bottom Line

Pull customers in by using content marketing. Here’s how images, video and infographics can help your eCommerce business.

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Last-Minute Social & Content Ideas for the Holidays

Content is king, so here are some last-minute ideas to help you win over and engage your customers for more sales this holiday season!

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3 Quick Website Must-Haves to Increase Holiday Sales

Need a few quick tips for prepping your website for the holiday season? We’ve got your back!

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How Premium Packaging Can Increase Your eCommerce Sales

Can your business benefit from unique packaging? Writeyboard definitely has, and is here to tell you their story.

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What is Social Commerce?

Being on social is no longer a nice-to-have for a business, but an essential part of it. Now, it’s not only for engagement, but also for selling your products. Learn the basics about social selling with our partner, Soldsie!

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The Social Commerce Marketing Strategies to Include in Your Business Plan

It’s time to start thinking about getting ready for the holiday season, and John Lawson (ColderICE) is here to give you the social commerce strategies you need to include in your business plan.

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5 Tips to Maximize Online Father’s Day Sales

Are you ready for Father’s Day? (Psst… it’s June 15th) Here are our 5 best tips to maximize your sales.

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How and Why to Get Online Reviews

How often do you read reviews when you go to purchase a product online? Or when searching for a new service, like auto repair? Here’s our best tips for getting reviews on your site to help increase trust & conversions.

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7 Ecommerce Website Tips for Online Businesses

Spring is a great time not just for cleaning and de-cluttering your personal space, but it’s also great for sprucing up your website.

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The Importance of Color in eCommerce – Part II

Last week, we went over the basics of color palettes in website design and their hidden meanings. After understanding the basics, you can start getting deeper into understanding how this applies to your website and target market.

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The Importance of Color in eCommerce – Part I

Did you know your website’s color palette has an impact on how your customers shop (& if they order?) We go over some of the psychology behind colors.

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7 tips for the Holidays – Pinterest

We share 7 Pinterest Tips for the Holidays we found on Website Magazine’s website.

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Are You Making the Worst Publicity Mistake?

Don’t make the mistake of wasting a great publicity placement. Margie Zable Fisher from Zable Fisher Public Relations goes over how to take advantage of your PR placement.

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Redesigning your Website? Go Responsive.

Thinking of redesigning your website? Go responsive and get rid of all those “mobile” or “tablet” sites. Responsive design means you have one site, for any screen.

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How are you rated?

A couple weeks ago, I went to a conference called the Bazaarvoice Social Summit, and most of the talk was around the ratings & reviews that retailers and brands get on their products, and how important those data points are for their businesses. A lot of the talk was how these gigantic companies (think Clinique […]

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Join the ShipStation Community!

Since I started here at ShipStation a few weeks ago, I’ve noticed just how amazing our customers are. You guys sell anything from handmade jewelry to auto parts to monthly boxes of tasty & awesome. You’re on Twitter and Facebook; you have blogs. You have knowledge to offer and questions to ask. And you have […]

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