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Comparison shopping: Drive store traffic with price comparison websites

More and more people are turning to price comparison websites to find what they want at the most competitive prices. A study by Forrester found that 74% of customers use search engines to compare products when shopping online.

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Starting an Online Store | 6 min read
January 13, 2021

Average Order Value: 5 ways to grow your sales by growing your carts

You’re getting a ton of traffic to your store, your conversion rates are high, you have way more social media followers than you ever thought possible, but your monthly ...
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Sendle News | 4 min read
January 8, 2021

Coronavirus update

As an essential service, Sendle is open for business across Australia and the United States. We're working harder than ever to deliver parcels for our small business ...
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Small Business Marketing | 6 min read
January 7, 2021

Customer retention strategies: Keep your customers, sell more stuff

Although some businesses sell products that are one-time purchases like cars, record players, and fridges, most small businesses rely on repeat purchases as part of their ...
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Starting an Online Store | 6 min read
January 6, 2021

How to create an FAQ page that answers their burning questions

You’ve created an online store, added professional photography to every product page, and splattered your brand all over social media. Do you really need to bother with FAQs ...
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Customer Stories | 15 min read
January 5, 2021

The Source: Promoting body positivity with sustainable clothing

For so long, the clothes we wore came prescribed to us by the mores of whatever time and place we happened to live in. Comfort and body positivity didn’t quite figure into ...
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Sendle USA | 3 min read
January 4, 2021

2021 US pricing: New year, new rates

Sendle is committed to bringing the best rates coupled with the best shipping for our small businesses. With a new year comes new rates. And this year is no different.
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Sustainability | 5 min read
December 17, 2020

2020 Year in Review: Whoa, that was a lot

Years come and go and, at the end of each, we look back to see how far we’ve come or to think back on the good times. Then there’s 2020, a year that’ll be hard to forget (no ...
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Small Business Marketing | 6 min read
December 17, 2020

Google Shopping 101: How to get more customers for free

It feels like everything is online these days, from dating to books. The same applies to retail—why go to a store when you can simply get your heart’s desires delivered ...
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Customer Stories | 7 min read
December 16, 2020

KIWI Eco Box: Your Zero Waste lifestyle, delivered monthly

Changing your lifestyle is hard, but once you’ve done it, it’s worth it. The trick is to find ways to make the transition simpler. With KIWI Eco Box, Kate and Nataly want to ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
December 15, 2020

NueBar: The naturopathic, do-it-all bar that'll make your skin so happy

What does a stunt woman and a naturopath have in common? A winning formula for an eco-friendly hair and body bar product that’s in high demand as people shop for nurturing ...
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Customer Stories | 20 min read
December 13, 2020

The ‘shipped with Sendle’ gift guide

At Sendle, we are blessed with a roster of amazing businesses from which we can choose exciting gifts for our loved ones, be they across the country or in the next room. What ...
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Webinars | 31 min read
December 8, 2020

Hey Sendler, ep 7: Finders Keepers, 2020 and beyond

For this seventh episode of Hey Sendler, we were joined by Finders Keepers’  Co-Founder, Sarah Thornton. If you don’t know, The Finders Keepers is an online marketplace full ...
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Starting an Online Store | 6 min read
December 7, 2020

Social proof: What it is and why you should be doing it

When you’re on the hunt for a new skincare product and a friend recommends a $10 facial serum that none other than Kim Kardashian also swears by, you’re probably going to be ...
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Starting an Online Store | 11 min read
December 3, 2020

How to start your online t-shirt business the right way

Did you know that the best time to start an eCommerce store is right now? According to a recent study conducted by Statista, eCommerce sales are predicted to surpass $740 ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
November 30, 2020

Carbon neutral, ethical jewelry inspired by the Pacific Northwest

Jewelry is defining. The art you display on your body dictates the person you are to the rest of the world. Where you buy your jewelry (and where it came from) defines who ...
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Webinars | 36 min read
November 27, 2020

Retail Charm School, birthday edition: Making cookies, raising funds

Friend of Sendle and retail coach extraordinaire, Chris Guillot, does a regular show on her Instagram (@merchantmethod) called Retail Charm School. She dedicated this episode ...
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Starting an Online Store | 6 min read
November 24, 2020

How to use Google My Business to get more customers (for free)

Google. It’s such a big search engine it’s become synonymous with searching for something online. Just think about how many times you've told someone, or been told, to ...
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Starting an Online Store | 7 min read
November 23, 2020

How to start your Etsy shop: A step by step guide

Etsy is one of the most accessible online marketplaces for small online retailers. With a massive global audience and the ability to reach them with ease (and a bit of SEO ...
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eCommerce Platforms | 38 min read
November 20, 2020

Optimising for Online: A webinar brought to you by Shopify, Stripe, and Sendle

Christmas 2020 is expected to be the busiest online shopping season in Australian history! To help our small business community get prepared early, we held a virtual event ...
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Customer Stories | 39 min read
November 19, 2020

Hey Sendler, Ep 6: Harnessing social change through small business

Here we are with our sixth episode of Hey Sendler! This time, Jenn chats with Jenni Moon of No Rival Industries, a startup focused on impact projects that make positive ...
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Sustainability | 13 min read
November 18, 2020

21 Shopify stores for going Zero Waste now

The Zero Waste movement has gained steam in the last few years. And, with good reason! It’s becoming more and more obvious that we can’t sustain our usual routines without ...
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Sendle AU | 4 min read
November 16, 2020

AU Sendlers: Overseas sending just got a lot cheaper this Christmas

In the strange year that 2020 has been, Christmas is more about gifts than gatherings. So, sending presents to family and friends overseas is going to be that extra bit ...
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Customer Stories | 7 min read
November 13, 2020

Acknowledging Indigenous place names, one bag of coffee at a time

When you think of Australian place names, Sydney usually comes to mind. But you probably didn’t know the famous city’s traditional name is Gadigal Country.  
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Small Business Marketing | 8 min read
November 12, 2020

Holiday promotion ideas to capture more customers this season

‘Tis the season to get on top of your holiday marketing! With only weeks to maximize the influx of shoppers, you want them to stick around, get comfy, and buy your stuff.
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Sendle AU | 3 min read
November 12, 2020

We’re holding domestic rates and expanding the Australian network this Christmas

This year’s Christmas shopping season is kicking off early and we want to help our Australian small business community get prepared.
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eCommerce Platforms | 3 min read
November 11, 2020

Woo! Our US WooCommerce dashboard integration is live

WooCommerce is the eCommerce platform of choice for over a million online stores in the US alone. Our new dashboard integration gives these sellers a simple way to ship 100% ...
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Customer Experience | 8 min read
November 10, 2020

eCommerce trends: Staying ahead of the curve in 2020

Looking back on the brief history of online shopping, it wasn’t clear at the time that a humble Amazon book sale in 1995 would spark the beginning of an online shopping ...
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Customer Stories | 7 min read
November 9, 2020

Eco-friendly undies that make you feel a million dollars

For guys, there’s nothing worse than wearing boxer briefs or trunks that constantly ride up and chafe. You might as well go back to basics and stitch together a few fig ...
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Starting an Online Store | 6 min read
November 5, 2020

How to optimize your checkout process to drive sales and conversions

They’ve seen your marketing. They’ve browsed your products. They’ve even added a few to their cart. Then, at the last minute, they pull out. 😭
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