The Best Shipping Label Printer for Sending Packages in 2020

Nearly every business needs to ship items from time to time. If you run a business that sells physical products, getting them into customer’s hands is the entire cornerstone of your business. While we mainly focus on our digital products, we still ship 15 to 20 packages a day and, in the past, have sent out as many as 10,000 packages in a year! While that may be lower than what you’re doing, we have something in common, both of us want to invest in the best shipping label printer we can find because we know it will improve our bottom line. When our store first started to pick up momentum and we were shipping a significant number of packages, Kirstie and I would spend hours everyday shipping. In fact, it quickly got to the point where we couldn’t source new products because we were just barely keeping up. We knew that simplifying our shipping …

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Choosing the Best Point and Shoot Camera for Product Photography

Someone who has never been through a product launch couldn’t possibly appreciate the insane number of things that have to be taken care of. I’ve been part of several small scale launches, and it is always a giant scramble for the team to try and get everything done at the last minute. However, when I launch my own products, I am the team. I am the designer, tester, content writer, promoter, and – last but not least – photographer. Since I’m not great at promoting or writing sales pitches, I prefer to make a great product and let it speak for itself. Unfortunately, that doesn’t work when you’re not selling in person. The best way that I, as a seller, can let my products speak for themselves is by taking amazing pictures. Because people can’t hold a product, they want to be able to inspect it visually from all sides. Not only can great product …

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14 Must Have Tools For eBay Sellers

What is eBay to you? A lucrative hobby?  An easy part-time income?  A serious business?   When we first started out we though we’d wait until we had some success until we started purchasing things to streamline our business….but we were backward.  It is the streamlining that allows your business to grow!  We put a ton of thought into this list because we wanted to recommend only the best items, the ones that we use every single day in our business.  While there are other items that might help you take cuter Instagram photos, the following tools are hardworking items that will help the rubber meet the road.  So if you’re serious about selling on eBay, don’t be caught without these! We often find that the main measure for how successful someone is, is how much they have invested in their business.  eBay is an incredible opportunity because you can start making money with absolutely no investment.  …

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Rollo Printer Review: The Best Label Printer?

It’s the #1 label printer on Amazon, it claims to have the most hassle-free product, it looks a bit like a stapler, and it shares a name with one of my favorite candies.   It has taken me a while to warm up to it (I don’t like change) – but after finally giving into the hype and buying one, I can finally answer the question, “Is the Rollo Printer for you?”  Probably. When we first transitioned into working full time at home, we bought a Zebra LP2844.  I had used them at a previous job and was able to get it working without too much hassle.  It was an absolute game changer.  We didn’t have to ship things at the post office and we didn’t have to use a normal printer and tape the paper label onto the package.  All of a sudden, shipping things was twice as fast and way cheaper!  At first we thought this …

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The Best Thermal Printer for eBay Shipping Labels

When my wife and I first started selling on eBay, I would work at my “real” job from 3-11, get home around midnight, pack the things that sold during the day, and head to the post office to ship them!  We would stand at the shipping kiosk for more than an hour some nights while I punched in information and paid for the labels, and Kirstie put them on packages and wrote our return address.  In hindsight it seems ridiculous (alright, just plain stupid) that we didn’t ship them from home.  However, we didn’t know anyone personally that sold on eBay and we were doing our best without any real guidance. When it comes to shipping from home, most people start off by using their regular inkjet or laser printer.  This is totally fine for a low volume of orders (just like it’s fine to pound in a nail with a screwdriver), but if you …

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Best Shipping Scale for eBay Sellers

When it comes to selling on eBay, very few things are actually necessary to make a business run smoothly.  Many people find “necessary” items that are actually destructive to their bottom line.  Personalized boxes, cute work area decorations, replacing working products, etc. are all examples of items that, while attractive, do nothing to increase your earning power.  A scale, however, is one of the areas where the rubber meets the road.  Having a quality shipping scale for your home business allows you to get accurate weights so you can charge accurate shipping! So, of course, we have to ask, what is the best scale for selling on eBay?  Or for selling on Amazon?  Or how about shipping products in your home-based start-up?  Well, whatever your shipping needs are, rest assured that we have a scale for you…and it’s the same one for everyone. OUR CHOICE: SMART WEIGH DIGITAL SHIPPING SCALE The Smart Weigh Digital Scale was …

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