6 Custom Packaging Ideas for Shopify Stores on a Budget

There are a number of reasons to use custom packaging for the parcels you ship. Custom packaging both inside and outside of the parcel are important in creating the personal connection that can be so lacking in our fast-paced, online world.

Of course, not every brand can afford to completely outfit each of their parcels in custom packaging. Even very large brands may find they don’t have the budget to go all out. So we put together a list of six cost-effective custom packaging ideas for any budget to help take your brand to the next level. Use them together or apart.
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How to Optimize Your Post-Purchase Experience for Repeat Purchases

Return customers are key to a Shopify store’s success for a multitude of reasons. They are cheaper to sell to and spend 300% more per purchase than new customers, for a start. There are many ways to improve your post-purchase experience overall to create for long-term loyal customers. But, as any direct-response marketer will tell you, sometimes you just have to implement things that lead to immediate sales and the post-purchase experience is no different.

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7 Tips to Implement Eco-Friendly Shipping Practices for your Shopify Store (and Save Your Bottom Line)

With eCommerce sales rapidly on the rise, packaging waste has reached shocking amounts. The US alone produces nearly eighty million tons of packaging waste each year. To put that in perspective, the cardboard waste alone results in the loss of one billion trees annually. Just the ice packs Blue Apron sends end up adding the equivalent weight of two million adult men a year to landfills. By 2050, there will be more plastic waste than fish in the ocean.

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