Top-notch shipping tips for your online store

This post was originally published on Aug. 28, 2015, and was updated on Dec. 4, 2020.

With a global pandemic causing massive disruption to brick-and-mortar businesses, many entrepreneurs are getting an emergency crash course in ecommerce. Along with that ecommerce experiment comes shipping. Shipping — both the logistics and the pricing — can stress even the most seasoned entrepreneurs out. Don’t fret. We’re here to take the agony out of shipping with shipping tips and strategies to move your ecommerce efforts forward.

Small business shipping doesn’t have to be a struggle

Running the operations of an ecommerce business takes a mighty amount of effort.

There is always room for improvement to tweak your website, send emails to customers and sell more products. One of those areas that we see lots of small business owners leave for a rainy day (and then never get to) is shipping.

We get it. Shipping
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Where rural businesses can find support this winter

As 2020 comes to a close, an uncertain winter lies ahead across the United States. The coronavirus pandemic will continue during the winter months and entrepreneurs will be hunkering down to the best of their ability. This includes businesses in rural areas, which face their own unique barriers due to location.

In 2019, Small Business Majority released a report that examined the opportunities and challenges facing rural small businesses.

The survey of 530 rural small business owners sheds light on how to better stimulate and support rural entrepreneurship. Rural businesses struggle to maintain the same level of connectivity possessed by their metropolitan counterparts.

Other challenges include significantly less reliable broadband internet services, access to capital (particularly in rural areas with fewer banking options), and trouble finding and hiring capable employees.

Another unique finding? The lack of awareness of resources available to rural businesses

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Govt making 'U-turn' on PM's assurance that every citizen will get COVID vaccine: Congress

Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the opposition party said while he had announced that every Indian will get vaccinated against the novel contagion, the Health ministry later announced that everyone in country need not be immunized.

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8 things solopreneurs must do to finish the year on the right track

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Ready to say goodbye to the turbulence and uncertainty of the past year? You’re not alone. Like your fellow solopreneurs, 2020 most likely brought you a whole new set of challenges that tested the resiliency and fortitude that made you want to strike out on your own in the first place. And, if you decided to start your business this year, the challenges were even more extraordinary.

The fact that you’re reading this now is a good sign you weathered the storm, and hearty congratulations are in order. But, of course, you can’t rest on your laurels. You need to prepare for 2021. So, before the … Read the rest

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