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Embracing sustainable fashion now becoming a trend in Australia

A shift is happening in the fashion industry, making the wardrobes of Aussies more stylish and sustainable. Retro, vintage, pre-loved, whatever you call it, the market for second-hand fashion keeps on growing, with more and more Australians buying and selling fashion items on eBay. Every day, hundreds of cherished items are finding their way to new homes, thanks to Sendle's partnership with eBay, which keeps shipping costs down and supports the sustainability efforts of those who are turning their backs on fast fashion.

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eCommerce Platforms | 5 min read
April 5, 2023

Small weight, big impact: 250g, the game changer for small biz

The economic outlook for 2023? Some may say, a little bit glum. Not so, according to Andres Herrero, founder of Sydney Sock Project. Why? A nifty little Sendle weight-break, ...
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eCommerce Platforms | 3 min read
January 4, 2023

Sendle + Ordoro: Ship like the big guys, no matter your size

Ordoro is the all-in-one logistics platform designed to help small eCommerce businesses grow. Our new integration with Ordoro helps small businesses thrive online, by ...
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eCommerce Platforms | 5 min read
December 4, 2022

Small business eCommerce predictions for 2023

Did you know Sendle has a crystal ball? You may have seen it in some of our advertising. But we're not here to peep into the future of your love live or intuit the day and ...
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
November 10, 2022

Conscious consumerism with Green Friday, Seed & Sprout and Sendle

Green Friday is on a mission to disrupt retail consumerism; an alternative to the bargain-seeking, mindless-consumerism of pre-Christmas shopping events like Black Friday and ...
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Starting an Online Store | 8 min read
October 26, 2022

How to sell on Shopify: A step by step guide

If you’re considering setting up an online store, you’ve no doubt stumbled upon Shopify. One of the most popular platforms for online selling, it’s not just for small ...
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eCommerce Platforms | 6 min read
October 24, 2022

Shifting to a circular business model with Buy Nothing New and Sendle

The resale market is growing 11-times faster than traditional retail. So, how can brands get involved in the circular economy, manage more sales and help us all live more ...
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eCommerce Platforms | 19 min read
November 29, 2021

Ticker eComm with Sendle

Ticker eComm with Sendle is a weekly TV segment on Ticker where we dive into the latest eCommerce news, trends and insights, and answer the questions small businesses need to ...
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Starting an Online Store | 5 min read
October 7, 2021

How to set up an online store with Squarespace

Squarespace is a great platform to use for setting up and managing a beautiful, easy-to-navigate, user-friendly eCommerce store.
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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 | 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 | 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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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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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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Starting an Online Store | 9 min read
February 2, 2021

How to sell on Depop: Tips for reselling recycled fashion online

Letting go of things, as glorified by Maria Kondo, can be a cathartic process. However, our past loved things still deserve another chance at love.
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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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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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eCommerce Platforms | 6 min read
October 29, 2020

Buy It Now vs Auction: How to sell most effectively on eBay

When listing a product on eBay, you have two choices: auction or Buy It Now. It can really feel like a daunting decision.
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eCommerce Platforms | 9 min read
October 13, 2020

How to sell on Facebook Marketplace the right way

When Facebook launched Facebook Marketplace back in 2016, it was created with businesses and communities in mind. For example, think yard sales and spring cleaning: the ...
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Starting an Online Store | 11 min read
January 16, 2020

19 Shopify apps to make your store shine

If you are on Shopify, you know how easy it makes it to sell your stuff online, right from the get-go. Its out-of-the-box capabilities are robust and this is why so many ...
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