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New Etsy Payments feature: US shoppers can now pay in installments

Selling more expensive products comes with a more reticent customer base, all at home with their cursors uncertainly hovering over that ‘Buy’ button. Big numbers are intimidating. But, if math class has taught us anything, it is the power of division.

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Customer Stories | 8 min read
October 15, 2020

Dough Dealer: Everything you need for your perfect loaf

Bread is a simple food—water, flour, yeast, salt mixed and coaxed to life through time and heat. For such a simple thing, its effect on us is complex.
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Customer Experience | 14 min read
October 8, 2020

Sendle’s holiday shipping guide: Planning for your big sales rush

While we may not be hanging the stockings with care, the holiday season is nevertheless upon us. With all that this year has brought with it, small businesses have to prepare ...
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Starting an Online Store | 10 min read
October 8, 2020

How to prepare your store for the big Black Friday rush

As we move into a very different holiday season, store owners need to get prepared for one of their most consequential holidays—Black Friday (and its companion, Cyber Monday).
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Customer Stories | 7 min read
October 7, 2020

No Rival, Volume 2: Fighting voter suppression with apparel

In a first for Sendle’s series of customer stories, we’ve got a repeat! No Rival Industries is back with their second impact project, an effort to help give identity to those ...
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Sustainability | 5 min read
September 11, 2020

How climate change is causing record wildfires and turning the skies red

The forests are burning and the skies are turning red. Throughout the West Coast of the United States, smoke is blotting out the sun and poisoning the air we breathe.
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Customer Stories | 16 min read
September 10, 2020

Fat x Flour: A pastry chef’s pivot to eCommerce

Figuring out what you want to do with your life is exciting (and a little scary), yet sometimes—when fate throws you a bone—the path seems obvious. Helena found her fate in ...
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Customer Experience | 10 min read
August 11, 2020

19 Father’s Day gift ideas for all the types of dads

Fathers are particular creatures, seemingly easy to define but like an onion, they are layered (and occasionally pungent). Just below that top layer of dad is another dad ...
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eCommerce Platforms | 9 min read
August 3, 2020

Etsy SEO: How to drive more shoppers to your store

OK, you’ve set up your Etsy storefront. Great job! Now those witty newborn onesies you’ve been working so hard on will just fly off the shelves, right?
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Sustainability | 10 min read
August 3, 2020

19 Etsy shops to kickstart your Zero Waste lifestyle

We’ve all had that pang of regret as we toss out another empty plastic bottle or some superfluous plastic packaging. So much waste for something so small!
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Sustainability | 4 min read
August 3, 2020

What does it mean to be climate positive?

As the importance of environmentalism quickly dawns on the public consciousness, new eco-lingo starts echoing from marketing workshops through to the halls of power. Short, ...
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Customer Stories | 5 min read
August 3, 2020

Domino Vintage: Sustainability through secondhand finds

Sustainability isn’t always achieved by looking forward and creating new technologies. Sometimes it takes digging into the old and finding something that can replace the need ...
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Sustainability | 10 min read
July 30, 2020

The beginner’s guide to the circular economy

Humans are a dynamic animal—ambitious, intelligent, caring—with a baffling set of contradictory traits—destructive, myopic, careless. But when we set our minds to something, ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
July 14, 2020

Modern Theory: The smell-good, feel-good candle brand

Not every candle is created equal. While many smell delightful (or like cookies for some reason), what goes into them can vary greatly (such as dirty petroleum-derived ...
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Customer Stories | 9 min read
July 7, 2020

No Rival Industries: The scrappy, do-good startup making an impact

Stirred to launch early by the sudden and aggressive rise of COVID-19, No Rival Industries started manufacturing cloth face masks. For every mask sold, one is donated to ...
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