How To Set Up a Payment Processor on Cratejoy

Why add a payment processor? Once you set up an account with Cratejoy, we handle your subscriptions, but a payment processor handles your transactions so you can get paid. The payment processor accepts your customers’ payments from their credit/debit cards, so you can then transfer that money from your payment account to your own bank account.

Cratejoy is an all in one subscription commerce platform that includes everything you need to start your own subscription box business online.

7 Places to Source Products for Subscription Boxes

One of the most common questions behind starting a subscription business is this: where do I find the products I include in my monthly box?  It’s a question about product sourcing, also called “procurement,” and it’s this operation that often determines subscriber happiness, loyalty, and the likelihood of referrals. Watch: Check out Subscription School’s 60-minute webinar on Product Sourcing

Key Performance Indicators for Subscription Boxes

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are arguably the most crucial metrics in your business to determine your quality of performance and ultimately, the success of your subscription box. There are many potential KPIs, and they differ from department to department. Some are involved with the financial operations of the business, and others reflect how well you

Fulfillment: Outsourcing Vs. In-House

The process of receiving products, packing your monthly boxes, and shipping is fundamental to your subscription business. It requires a considerable amount of effort and coordination, and mastering it is essential to providing an excellent customer experience. So should you outsource packing and shipping, or keep it in-house? It can be incredibly tempting to keep

How to Create and Customize Your Cratejoy Website

Your Cratejoy plan includes a hosted website for your subscription box business. Check out this short video and post below for how you can install a theme and start customizing your website. In this article Picking a theme (0:00-00:35) Intro to customizing your theme in the Cratejoy Designer (0:36 – 1:08) Editing header text and

How to Create a Cratejoy Marketplace Listing

Cratejoy is the world’s premier subscription box marketplace. With over 4 million monthly visitors, it’s important that subscription box owners optimize their Cratejoy Marketplace listing with conversion rate in mind! That means tight copy, stellar photos, and clear expectations for subscribers. To get started on your listing, check out our brief walkthrough video and blog

How to Create a Subscription Product in Cratejoy

In Cratejoy, a “product” is your subscription box. Check out the short video and post below for information on naming your product, setting a shipping schedule, and more. In this article Picking your product’s name and description Deciding your shipping schedule Pricing your subscription box Setting subscription terms (1-, 3-, 6-, and 12-month prepaid options)