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Defining Your Shipping Strategy: Things to Consider

Shipping options and speed of delivery are two crucial aspects for conversion in your online store. There is nothing that customers like more than free delivery. However, that may not be the most economical choice for your business. It’s important to clearly inform your customers about your shipping terms by displaying this information in prominent places. Read on to learn more about delivery, logistics and order processing. 

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6 Best Practices for eCommerce Shipping

Running an eCommerce store can seem daunting and complicated. Trust us, we know. There are all sorts of levers and pulleys that you’re constantly maneuvering to run your store on a day to day basis. And it’s hard not to compare your site and success to the thousands of other stores trying to stand out just like you. Don’t be overwhelmed by the quantity and quality of the bells and whistles you can implement for your store. Instead, stick to the fundamentals until you’re running smoothly and feel settled into a groove.

Shipping is notoriously complicated, but we’re here to help! Shippo has partnered with ePages and 1&1 to bring you the simplest, cheapest shipping solution for your eCommerce store. Connect with Shippo to create shipping labels directly from your store’s account settings. The process is automated and seamless and your USPS & DHL Express rates are up to 80% off regular prices.

Here are some helpful tips we put together for building a strong shipping operations foundation for your 1&1 Online Store:

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Most Popular Articles From the 1&1 Blog

Most Popular 1and1 Articles

In case you missed it, some of the most popular articles on the 1&1 blog addressed shipping for eCommerce, creating a brand, pre-registration for .online, useful apps for improving LinkedIn pages, and ways to reduce shopping cart abandonment. Check out these popular posts or head over to http://blog.1and1.com/ to see them all!

  • How To Create Shipping Labels Faster and Cheaper with Shippo – 1&1 Online Store users can now benefit from simple, cost-saving shipping with Shippo. Find out who, what, why, where, how much, and how to get started in this post!
  • Creating a Brand for Yourself or Your Business – A good brand is an identity, something synonymous with your small business or yourself. It’s important to align your logo, text, and color scheme to create something that resonates with your audience.
  • A New Place on the Internet: Pre-Registration for .ONLINE – Now you can be one step closer to securing a Web address ending with .online! By pre-registering, we’ll attempt to register your .online domain as soon as it becomes available.
  • 6 Apps to Boost Your LinkedIn Company Page – Managing a Company Page and engaging with your audience on LinkedIn can sometimes be a difficult task, especially when you have so many priorities. Nick Peers recommends this collection of apps and services to make your LinkedIn Company Page easier to manage.
  • 9 Ways To Reduce Online Shopping Cart Abandonment – A proper check out process should be given a significant amount of consideration as it will enhance your customers’ online experience. Looking for ways to simplify and improve your website’s check out process? This article provides 9 powerful methods.

What topics do you want to hear about next week? Post your suggestions here and we’ll be sure to include them in an upcoming article!

 

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How To Create Shipping Labels Faster and Cheaper with Shippo

Introducing Shippo: A New Tool for 1&1 Online Store – 1&1 has partnered with Shippo to simplify shipping for 1&1 merchants. By creating shipping labels through Shippo, businesses can focus their effort on running their stores and selling their products rather than on managing a time-consuming, clunky process to prepare their customers’ packages. Shippo offers heavily discounted USPS Priority Mail and international labels and makes it as simple as possible to create from 10 to 500 labels a month.

With 14,000+ merchants already using its user-friendly tool to create shipping labels and track packages, Shippo’s built up a following of business owners who now save hard-earned time & money on their shipping. Shippo will help you optimize your box size, speed up processing international shipments, and send automatic emails to your customers with tracking info.

The Benefits

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1&1 Online Store Partners With Shippo to Optimize Shipping

We’re happy to announce that 1&1 Online Store users can now benefit from simple, cost-saving shipping with Shippo! Connect directly to Shippo through the Online Store dashboard and create shipping labels across multiple shipping carriers in one place. Now, merchants can create and print labels from the comfort of their own computer. No more waiting in line at the Post Office. 1&1 merchants who are new to Shippo can leverage an exclusive offer – the first 3 months are free!

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Tips from the Expert: Making the Move Overseas

Jorg Strotmann Internationalization Video

Though not a mission for every business, many owners strive to deliver services overseas. Reaching this incredibly wide audience opens great opportunities for marketing and driving an increase in sales. However, a standard website created for the US market will not suffice to reach this goal. SMB owners must understand the differences in functionality and services in order to meet the various needs of different cultures.

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