2020 Edition

ShipStation Holiday Prep Guide

At this point, it’s stating the obvious that 2020 has been an odd year for most businesses around the world. COVID-19 presented many challenges that required adaptation in one way or another by both business owners and consumers, and the coming holiday season may be one of the most complex we have ever seen. With the help of our ShipStation partners we’ve compiled helpful tips for meeting your customer expectations this holiday season.


What’s inside?

Here’s a chapter-by-chapter breakdown of what to expect.

Chapter 1: Getting Organized for the Holidays
  • Ship Multichannel Orders Faster with Organized Inventory (SkuVault)
  • Grow Online Assortment & Expand into New Selling Channels with Drop Ship Automation (Logicbroker)
  • Maintaining Your Tax Compliance: 5 Things to Keep in Mind this Holiday Season (Avalara)
  • Fight Back Against Fraud: How To Prepare For Holiday Ecommerce Scams in 2020 (Kensium)
Chapter 2: Prepare Your Brand for the Holidays
  • Crafting the Perfect Gift Guide This Holiday Season (Something Digital)
  • Make Your Packaging Sustainable for the Holidays (Sendle)
Chapter 3: How to Optimize Your Product Pages for the Holidays
  • How to Prepare Your Product Pages for a Successful Holiday Season (ChannelAdvisor)
  • How to Optimize Your Amazon Listings (Feedvisor)
  • How to Improve Your Walmart Listing Quality (Walmart)
  • Optimizing theCheckout Experience (BigCommerce)
Chapter 4: COVID’s Impact on the Holidays
  • A Holiday Shopping Season Like No other (NetSuite)
  • The Importance of Giving Customers Payment Options (Sezzle)
  • 3 Tips on Setting Your Shipping Strategy for the Peak Holiday Season (UPS)
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