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The 2020 small business holiday checklist

The 2020 small business holiday checklist

The holidays are just around the corner, which means it’s time to start prepping for the seasonal rush. Here’s our checklist on how to navigate this busy season.

Elly Strang
By Elly Strang — 24 September, 2020
How to create custom wrapping paper for your business

How to create custom wrapping paper for your business

Any business, big or small, can make the most of custom wrapping paper. Here's the process to follow when designing some – it's easier than you think!

Francesca Nicasio
By Francesca Nicasio — 20 September, 2020
How seven clever creatives are ditching digital to get seen in print

How seven clever creatives are ditching digital to get seen in print

Our partners at Newspaper Club explain how clever creatives have discovered a way to cut through the digital noise and get their work seen. The secret weapon? Print.

Guest Author
By Guest Author — 20 September, 2020
How to minimise your ecommerce shipping costs

How to minimise your ecommerce shipping costs

Our partners at Parcelhub share their best tips and tricks on how you can decrease shipping costs and enhance the customer experience.

Guest Author
By Guest Author — 17 September, 2020
How to Scale Your Business on a Budget: a Q&A with Mailchimp’s Deana Thornton

How to Scale Your Business on a Budget: a Q&A with Mailchimp’s Deana Thornton

Deana Thornton is the director of commerce marketing at Mailchimp. She talks how to grow sustainably as a business and locate the right areas to invest in.

Francesca Nicasio
By Francesca Nicasio — 16 September, 2020
Here’s how six businesses nail consistent visual branding across all channels

Here’s how six businesses nail consistent visual branding across all channels

Consistent visual branding helps build a relationship with customers and gain their loyalty and trust. Here's how six businesses keep their branding aligned, online and offline.

Elly Strang
By Elly Strang — 03 September, 2020
Keeping it consistent: How to make sure your branding’s aligned online and offline

Keeping it consistent: How to make sure your branding’s aligned online and offline

Having visual consistency across your different online and offline channels is essential to gaining recognition and loyalty from your customers. Whitestone branding expert Christa Ramus shares how to achieve this consistency.

Elly Strang
By Elly Strang — 03 September, 2020
Marketing Inspo: 18 Tips to Create a Customer Retention Program that Actually Works

Marketing Inspo: 18 Tips to Create a Customer Retention Program that Actually Works

Customer retention programs are vital to small businesses so if you don't have one in place, now is a great time to start. Here's our guide on how to craft one.

Francesca Nicasio
By Francesca Nicasio — 31 August, 2020
One size does not fit all: How to talk to customers of different generations

One size does not fit all: How to talk to customers of different generations

Jasmine Glasheen is an expert in helping retailers craft great content strategies. She shares how to communicate more effectively with customers of all ages.

Francesca Nicasio
By Francesca Nicasio — 19 August, 2020
How to go carbon neutral as a small business

How to go carbon neutral as a small business

Our partners at Sendle share how and why small businesses should make efforts to eliminate the carbon emissions they contribute to the atmosphere.

Guest Author
By Guest Author — 18 August, 2020
How to weave sustainability through your fashion brand

How to weave sustainability through your fashion brand

There are other aspects of a fashion brand's sustainability journey besides supply chain and packaging. Our partners at SupplyCompass break down how to make sure your impact is light, post-purchase.

Guest Author
By Guest Author — 16 August, 2020
A Complete Guide to Packaging Design: How to Create Beautiful and Functional Packages for Your Products

A Complete Guide to Packaging Design: How to Create Beautiful and Functional Packages for Your Products

When it comes to packaging design, choosing the right materials, graphic design and copy can bring your product to life. Here's our step-by-step guide on how to do it.

Francesca Nicasio
By Francesca Nicasio — 11 August, 2020
A complete guide to joining noissue’s Eco-Packaging Alliance

A complete guide to joining noissue’s Eco-Packaging Alliance

The Eco-Packaging Alliance is a global community of sustainable businesses that noissue helps with minimizing their impact on the environment. One way we do this is planting a tree every time they place a packaging order. Want to get involved? Here's how to become a member.

Elly Strang
By Elly Strang — 04 August, 2020
Marketing Inspo: 7 Marketing Metrics Every Retail Business Should Track

Marketing Inspo: 7 Marketing Metrics Every Retail Business Should Track

Whether you're aiming to increase sales or to drive brand awareness, it's important to always measure your marketing performance as a small business. Here, we break down the marketing metrics you should be looking at to see if your efforts are paying off.

Francesca Nicasio
By Francesca Nicasio — 03 August, 2020
Design Portfolio: How to Showcase Your Packaging Designs

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.

Guest Author
By Guest Author — 29 July, 2020
How to Establish Trust and Intimacy on Social Media: A Chat with Merchant Method Founder Chris Guillot

How to Establish Trust and Intimacy on Social Media: A Chat with Merchant Method Founder Chris Guillot

Christine Guillot is the founder of Merchant Method, and she's a purpose-driven retail consultant who helps independent merchants and creators be more profitable. She shares how small business should shift their social media strategy to connect with customers and win their business.

Francesca Nicasio
By Francesca Nicasio — 20 July, 2020