Amplify Bookstore: Bringing BIPOC representation to your bookshelf

Everyone deserves to see themselves represented in media—television, film, literature. But, for so long, a majority of the characters on screen and in books have been white, unrepresentative of a vast segment of consumers.

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Starting an Online Store | 6 min read
April 12, 2021

12 best WooCommerce plugins to level up your store

WooCommerce is a blank slate for the stores that use it, allowing them to customize and adjust their site as they see fit. Part of making WooCommerce work for you is in the ...
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Starting an Online Store | 18 min read
April 12, 2021

How to start your small business at home (with infographic)

Starting a small business from the comfy confines of your home is a dream that you can absolutely realize. But, dreaming is only the start. You’ll need to get some pen and ...
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Customer Experience | 6 min read
April 8, 2021

Customer testimonials: Happy customers are the best marketing

When we think of marketing, we often associate it with attracting customers, but that doesn’t mean that our existing customers can’t help us do that. They’ve got a lot to say.
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Starting an Online Store | 7 min read
April 7, 2021

How to sell on eBay: A step-by-step guide for beginners

In the age of eCommerce, a monthly garage sale on a leafy suburban street isn’t going to support your coffee habit, let alone your retirement. Everyone’s online.
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Starting an Online Store | 7 min read
April 6, 2021

20 best eCommerce & small business podcasts for growing your business

When you want to stand out and get ahead as a small business owner, knowledge is power. What’s the best way to keep educated about the latest e-commerce trends, tips, and ...
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Packing & Shipping | 27 min read
April 1, 2021

Hey Sendler, S2, E1: Why you should be investing in amazing unboxing experiences

We're back! And we're kicking off season two of Hey Sendler with something flashy and fun—sustainable packaging! To tell us all about amazing unboxing experiences, we've got ...
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Starting an Online Store | 9 min read
March 30, 2021

All the best websites to sell stuff online

These days, modern-day businesses have an abundance of channels to sell their wares. Gone are the days where the print copy classifieds were the holy grail to reach customers.
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Sustainability | 14 min read
March 30, 2021

Maggie Greene: Merging personal style & sustainability for career women

Style is personal, an outgrowth of all the little things that make a person uniquely them. Where that intersects with presenting one’s self to the world is where it can get ...
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Customer Experience | 10 min read
March 25, 2021

Women-owned businesses that you really gotta check out

We buy things all the time, as the need or want arises and guided by our reserves of disposable income. But, where we are directing these funds is what really matters. Whose ...
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Starting an Online Store | 7 min read
March 24, 2021

The top-selling items on eBay to hit the ground running

A pioneer for online shopping allowing customers to sell directly to each other, eBay is ‘the OG’ when you think of online marketplaces. And it is still a massive player in ...
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Small Business Marketing | 8 min read
March 22, 2021

The 15 best eCommerce blogs to help you run your store smarter

The typical eCommerce store owner has a lot on their plate. A regular day at the office can include product sourcing, dealing with awkward customers, balancing the books, and ...
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Starting an Online Store | 6 min read
March 17, 2021

How to find the right products for your amazing subscription box

A subscription box service is an exciting offering, giving your customers something to look forward to on a regular basis. Once you’ve managed to narrow in on a strong niche ...
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Sustainability | 6 min read
March 16, 2021

Why become a B Corp?

In 2006, three chums in Pennsylvania up and left their careers to create an organization devoted to helping mission-driven companies increase their positive impact. They ...
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Sendle AU | 4 min read
March 14, 2021

2021 pricing (AU): New domestic rates and international discounts

We’re proud to be Australia’s top-rated parcel delivery service. From desert to coast, the whole reason we exist is to help our small business community thrive by providing a ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
March 11, 2021

The pack of cards that may just be your next marriage counselor

The very beginning of a relationship is always the best part—true love, pure bliss, those butterflies fluttering about your stomach. But then comes a baby (or two) and ...
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Sustainability | 72 min read
March 10, 2021

The ultimate B Corp retail directory: Vote with your wallet

When you spend your money, you are signaling your support for the companies that made those products—intentionally or not. Understanding who you are dishing your dollars out ...
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Customer Stories | 7 min read
March 9, 2021

Sendler advice corner: Tips on how to start your small business

Knowing exactly what to do when starting a new business is hard—some might say impossible. You try to check all the boxes, listen to the right people, recheck all the boxes, ...
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Small Business Marketing | 5 min read
March 8, 2021

Color psychology marketing: How to use color to convince them to buy

While first impressions may not be everything, in a world where there are products upon products to choose from, you want to make sure that your first impression is the ...
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Customer Stories | 33 min read
March 3, 2021

Hey Sendler, Ep 8: Spinning sustainable yarns with knitwear brand SSKEIN

For our last episode of 2020, Jenn had on Elisa Yip of the knitwear brand SSKEIN. Utilizing the sustainable fur of the noble alpaca, she has been able to create a longer ...
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Customer Stories | 12 min read
March 2, 2021

Celestial Surf Studio: Slinging ceramics that elevate our daily routines

The earth contains many inert wonders full of potential forms and energies. A hunk of clay only needs hands to pluck it out and transform it into something magnificently ...
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Customer Experience | 12 min read
March 1, 2021

How to do customer research: Techniques to better understand your customer

If you fancy yourself as a curious, customer-centric business owner who wants to create, make, and ship products people love... then doing great customer research (AKA UX ...
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Starting an Online Store | 6 min read
February 24, 2021

5 tips to optimize your product pages for increased sales and fewer returns

You’re getting oodles of traffic to your eCommerce store. You’re really proud of your products and you have an adoring set of social media fans. But why do you have more ...
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Customer Stories | 9 min read
February 24, 2021

Natural Ash: Nursing your skin back to health

Your skin is your largest organ. It protects the inside of your body against all the slings and arrows of the outside world. So, obviously you should treat with the respect ...
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Small Business Marketing | 5 min read
February 22, 2021

Customer loyalty programs: Building valuable relationships through rewards

Creating a sense of loyalty in your customers is important to keep them coming back for more. Finding new customers is great but retaining existing customers is even better. ...
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Sustainability | 12 min read
February 18, 2021

Buying & selling sustainably with cerqular: Meet the founders

Going online and finding what you want to buy is simple. Search engines have guaranteed us the ability to search for pants, find them, and purchase them with ease. But, ...
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Customer Experience | 8 min read
February 17, 2021

Black-owned businesses you should check out right now

Where you spend your money matters. As you hand over your hard-earned dollars, there is an implicit vote of confidence for what they are doing. So, it makes sense to wield ...
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Starting an Online Store | 10 min read
February 16, 2021

The complete guide to Buy Now, Pay Later services

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services are all the rage these days. The phrase alone excites. I can get something now and pay for it later? Sign me up!
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Sendle News | 4 min read
February 14, 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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Productivity | 8 min read
February 11, 2021

How to regram: The art of reposting on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular social media channels out there. It’s where individuals and businesses alike hang out to moon over pretty pictures and shop for ...
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