Gifting on the Marketplace: Best Practices

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As you know, the holidays can be an exciting time of year for ecommerce businesses. At the same time, the volume of sales during this season can also feel overwhelming and logistically confusing, especially for new entrepreneurs on the Marketplace. What if a shopper orders their gift a month early? Who gets notified about the

Announcing the Prizewinners of the Fall 2018 Accelerator Program

In Fall 2018, Cratejoy launched our first-ever Subscription Box Accelerator Program. This six-week intensive course built and improved upon our previous prelaunch programs by incorporating a rigorous curriculum of webinars, online assignments, virtual office hours, and industry mentorship. In addition, our exclusive Facebook group for Fall 2018’s cohort blossomed into a supportive, creative, and resourceful community. The

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7 Myths & Misconceptions About Coupon Codes

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Coupons can be a brilliant way to bring in new subscribers and one-time gifters. When planned well and executed correctly, these can raise your conversion rate, extend the lifetime value (LTV) of your subscribers, and potentially lower your cost of acquisition in the long run. However, if you don’t do your research, a new coupon

Sales Tax for Subscription Boxes: A Primer

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As an entrepreneur passionate about your business, you might have heard about the Supreme Court’s decision last June in South Dakota v. Wayfair, when that state went after the online retail giant (among other big ecommerce businesses). As a refresher, here’s the bottom line: the Court determined that Wayfair – and by association, ecommerce businesses

Subscription Box Shipping & Billing: A Free eBook

Above all else, the #1 question subscribers ask is Where’s my box? Not coincidentally, the main reason those subscribers churn is due to waiting too long for their box. (This is especially true for first boxes.) So what’s the solution? Understanding your shipping schedule inside and out. You can’t communicate clearly with customers about it if you’re