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Design Portfolio: How to Showcase Your Packaging Designs

This tutorial will help you quickly create digital compositions for your packaging design portfolio using pre-designed mockups as a starting point.

Telling your story: a brand identity guide for small businesses

Thinking of developing a brand identity for your small business, but don’t know where to start? We've laid out the four facets of branding, and how to polish up each of them in a few simple steps.

5 Quick and Simple Ways to Improve Your Website

Read on to learn 5 simple ways to help your website make a great first impression!

5 Ways to Succeed in an Online Market

Lots of makers and markets are turning online, so although this is a great sales avenue, it’s also highly competitive. If you’re considering taking part in an online market, we have some top tips for how to best be prepared.

Five Ways To Streamline Your Fashion Supply Chain

The efficiency of your fashion supply chain matters - follow these 5 steps to ensure your sourcing is as streamlined as possible.

How To Create A Repeating Pattern with Bonnie Christine

Here is how you can use Illustrator to create a repeating pattern for your tissue or tape design.

The Top 3 Elements You Need To Consider When Designing Your Brand

In today’s crowded digital market space, how your brand emotionally connects to your audience is paramount to building long-term growth. Here are the top 3 fundamentals to know when developing your brand, in order to help you navigate the tricky world of design.

How to Create On-Brand Instagram Story Designs that Build Your Brand

Instagram Stories are a super exciting tool with insane potential for building your business. In this article, you'll learn why you need to keep your Instagram Story designs on-brand, and exactly how to do that!

How to Get Consumers to Shop Local

More consumers than ever say that they want to 'shop local', yet studies show that we often struggle to live up to this desire. Xero looks at how small businesses can better encourage their customers to support local retailers.

3 Ways to Take Your Product Photos to the Next Level

Product photography is an essential skill for small business owners, but it can be intimidating for beginners. Big Cartel gives us their top three tips to instantly boost your photos!

How to Upscale Your Business with Inventory Financing

We put so much effort into giving our businesses a foothold that it can be difficult to know what to do next. When you decide to scale your business, what exactly is the first step? Kickfurther have the answer!

Why It's Worth It for Your Apparel Brand to Go Green

We know that the fashion industry has a negative impact on the environment, but what can you do about it as a small business? Real Thread gives us their run-down on why it's worth it to go green.

Offering Free Shipping: Pros and Cons for Small Businesses

With the holidays fast approaching, now is a good time to start thinking about your shipping strategy. Easyship discusses the pros and pons of offering free shipping, and how your business can make the most of this as a promotional strategy.

Your Cyber Monday 2019 Checklist For Holiday Success

As more consumers flock online, businesses of every size have an opportunity to jump-start their holiday season revenue with Cyber Monday. BigCommerce gives us their top tips to get your online store in ship-shape for Cyber Monday 2019.

Sustainable Shipping: 8 Eco-Friendly Holiday Shipping Tips

The holidays are fast approaching, so this means thinking about your shipping strategy. Eco-friendly shipping is the key to reducing the environmental impact of your eCommerce operation. Here are Easyship's 8 tips on how to make your shipping more sustainable for the holiday season!

7 Common Myths About Outsourcing Order Fulfillment

Confused about order fulfillment? You're not alone! This blog from our partners at Fulfillrite will unravel some of the biggest myths surrounding outsourcing to a 3PL - some of them might surprise you!

4 Ways to Make Your Pop-up Store Successful

Temporary retail pop-ups are more than just a passing trend; they are a brilliant way for predominantly eCommerce brands to test the waters in a new area and drive brand awareness. So, how to do you ensure that your pop-up store is successful?

4 Ways to Use Transaction Emails to Drive eCommerce Sales

Every eCommerce business sends transaction emails to their customers - these are the order & shipping confirmations sent shortly after a purchase is made. But few make the most of the fantastic marketing opportunity this offers. Here are the top 4 ways you can use transaction emails to drive sales.

9 Places to Use your Logo as an Ecommerce Business in 2019

When a customer thinks of your brand, it's likely that your logo is one of the first things that comes to mind. Needless to say, how and where you use your logo matters! Our friends at Looka have put together the 9 places that you should be using your logo in 2019. Cassandra King

6 Signs Your Business Needs Third-Party Logistics (3PL)

Your business is growing, your orders are increasing, and fulfillment is taking up more and more of your time. But how do you know when is the right time to outsource? We partnered with our friends at Fulfillrite to bring you the 6 signs that it's time to call in the cavalry!

4 Top Tips For Selling on Social Media

Social media is a fantastic set of tools for all small businesses, but it's not always easy to get the best out of it! Our friends over at Big Cartel have rounded up their top 4 tips for selling on social media, so you can keep your focus on your business operations!

eCommerce Integration: How to Bring Your Systems Together

How many systems or technologies do you use to run your online business? How efficiently do you move data between these systems as you need? To help you, our friends at nChannel put together a list of some of the common challenges of eCommerce integration projects so you can prepare for them.