Sendle Academy Week 2: How to write a killer shipping policy

You can’t have a good online shopping experience without good shipping. In fact, all the goodwill and trust built up via branding and advertising, a great storefront, and of course the product itself, can be dashed when shipping goes awry.

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Small Business Operations | 8 min read
August 3, 2022

Sendle Academy Week 1: Should I offer free shipping?

Two magic words that make people want to buy: FREE SHIPPING. But what’s free for your customers can be costly for you. We explore why complimentary shipping works so well, ...
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Packing & Shipping | 4 min read
July 28, 2022

Sendle Academy: class is in session!

Thinking about starting an eCommerce business? Wondering if you could be doing anything differently in one you already own? Even though shipping’s our favorite part, Sendle ...
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Sustainability | 3 min read
July 27, 2022

Single-use ain't sexy: recycle with Sendle & Great Plastic Rescue

When you think of lightweight, single-use plastic bags, what comes to mind? Is it the moment your grocery haul spewed from the flimsy torn bag, scrambling your eggs ...
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Small Business Marketing | 7 min read
July 14, 2022

6 reasons free samples make eCommerce marketing sense

We’ve all walked by the person handing out a new weird and wonderful tasting chocolate in the supermarket or department store (don’t mind if I do!). Some of us may have ...
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Sendle USA | 3 min read
July 8, 2022

You can now ship with Sendle from your Amazon US store!

Amazon sellers in the US can now ship sustainably and track seamlessly with Sendle, for all Merchant Fulfilled Network (MFN) orders.
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Packing & Shipping | 9 min read
June 29, 2022

4 ways to celebrate with a greener new financial year

The ticking over from one financial year to another is a really good time for a small business sustainability temperature check. Luckily, there are a ton of ways you can make ...
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Small Business Marketing | 10 min read
June 23, 2022

How to advertise on Google: A beginner’s guide

Google Ads is an incredibly effective way to reach new customers and grow your small business. And it couldn’t be simpler: create an advertising campaign, design an ad, and ...
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Customer Stories | 11 min read
June 6, 2022

Don’t forget Dad! Father’s Day gifts for 2022, shipped sustainably

It’s almost Father’s Day in the US, which means it’s time to buy something for the man who has everything. Or at least everything he wants. Don’t give up! Surprise him with ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
June 1, 2022

Brill: instant specialty coffee for a new generation of busy connoisseurs

When you hear “instant coffee” your mind probably goes to long hours at the office or the stuff you end up drinking while visiting your parents for the holidays. But, as with ...
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Customer Stories | 10 min read
May 26, 2022

Shopping for your small business? Start with fellow Sendlers

Small business owners have a lot on their plate. There’s always too much to do in too little time. Your business is your baby, and you’ve poured your heart and soul into big ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
May 23, 2022

Happybond: healthy pet nutrition shipped sustainably to your door

Many entrepreneurs have untraditional and unexpected career paths. By applying her work in biotech engineering when her beloved skateboarding bulldog Tony could no longer ...
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Packing & Shipping | 6 min read
May 20, 2022

Sendle Australia’s sweet suite of shipping services

At Sendle, we’re all about bringing you better shipping services. Over the last few months, that’s meant a whole new suite of services for Sendlers in Australia.
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Customer Stories | 3 min read
May 18, 2022

Behind the Brand: Ms. Brown

Not too long ago the “natural” label on a beauty product might have made us question whether it actually works. This was around the time when the “environmentally conscious ...
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Sustainability | 6 min read
May 9, 2022

Surprising sustainability strategies for your small business

In the business world, it’s important to operate sustainably in more than one sense of the word. Can your business continue to operate as it has been? And does your business ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
May 6, 2022

How to add indigenous place names to shipping labels

Depending where you are as you read this blog, you might already be familiar with land acknowledgements. If the term is completely unfamiliar to you, they’re statements often ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
May 3, 2022

Kobi Co. brings the scents and sounds of luxury to self-care

Kobi Co. is a boutique luxury self-care brand named for cofounder Kobi Gregory, who started the business in high school with her mother Tasha Harris. What started as a way to ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
April 29, 2022

Jesse Irwin Art: The ‘bin chicken lady’ turning passion into profit

Brisbane-based visual artist and entrepreneur Jesse Irwin turns inspiring images of native Australian plants and animals into iconic objects with a message.
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 27, 2022

Get minimal: reuse packaging and use as little as possible

We all know the mantra: reduce, reuse, recycle. But if we’re being honest, most of us recycle and call it a day. Reducing your use of packing materials and reusing what you ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 22, 2022

Sendle reveals a grizzly truth this Earth Day

At Sendle, our vision is to see a world where everyone takes responsibility for their impact. This Earth Day, we're asking the world to, 'Think before you ship,' by showing ...
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Sustainability | 5 min read
April 22, 2022

The mighty grizzly bear, a symbol for habitat loss around the world

Unfortunately, any number of animals could stand in as a symbol for habitat loss in Sendle’s Earth Day 2022 campaign. We chose the mighty grizzly bear in order to send a BIG ...
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Sustainability | 7 min read
April 20, 2022

5 ways to change up your shipping for a happier planet

The last few years have been an amazing time to launch a small business or side hustle. Shoppers are more willing than ever to order online, while seeking out makers and ...
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Customer Experience | 5 min read
April 19, 2022

Earth-friendly ways to revamp your online shopping habit

When you think about online shopping, convenience and speed spring to mind. You likely don’t think much about the ecological impact. While it’s true that the businesses you ...
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Sustainability | 5 min read
April 18, 2022

Ethical and sustainable Mother’s Day gifts to show her you care

Mother’s Day is less than a month away. This is your helpful reminder to find the perfect gift right now so you’re not scrambling when you remember again a few days ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 14, 2022

Trash into treasure: the future of sustainable packaging

We thought it would be fun to expand on our previous guide to sustainable packaging, but it was super thorough! Instead, we searched for sustainable packaging innovations to ...
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
April 12, 2022

Behind the Brand: The Connect Deck

Raising a young family while running a small business is no walk in the park. Walking the line between motherhood and entrepreneurship is a fine one and often can feel like ...
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Packing & Shipping | 4 min read
April 7, 2022

Don’t toss those expired Sendle mailers! They’re still useful and fun.

Sendle's compostable mailers are an incredible product and the price is great, too. So great, you might have accidentally ordered too many. If you have some that are expired, ...
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Sustainability | 4 min read
April 4, 2022

Skip the plastic and create sustainable Easter traditions

Why not take the opportunity this year to put a fresh spin on things with new sustainable Easter traditions? Check out eco-friendly materials, reusable items, and exquisite ...
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Packing & Shipping | 3 min read
March 31, 2022

How to save time and money with saved sizes from Sendle

Getting lots of orders in your eCommerce store? That’s awesome. You know what isn’t? Entering the same information again and again. To make shipping less repetitive and more ...
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Customer Stories | 3 min read
March 29, 2022

Good Day People: Delivering good days since 2020

Every cloud has a silver lining and every sweet has its sour…, and you have the start-up story of Good Day People perfectly summed up. In 2020, Sydney couple Jacob Leung and ...
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