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Ultimate Guide to Custom Packaging & Design for Subscription Boxes

Getting into the subscription box business can be an exciting, rewarding, but quite a confusing journey. Many challenges can appear, such as choosing the right packaging that will make the subscribers jump, scream or faint (or preferably all three) of joy when they lay their eyes on the box. That’s how the experience of getting [...]


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May 5th • 2017

15 Unique Examples of Subscription Box Packaging

They say you can’t judge a book by it’s cover, but what about a box? Is the visual element really that important? The truth is, yes, branding is a critical part of marketing for any business, especially for subscription businesses. We humans are visual creatures, after all. And for a sub-box adventure in particular, the [...]


Una
Apr 30th • 2017

Custom Print or Stickers? What You Should Do For Your Subscription Box Package

Remember that moment of anticipation, when you’re holding an unwrapped birthday present in your hands? You’re trying to figure out what is inside by shaking and turning the box around, while closely observing the reaction of your gift-giver, with an insightful Sherlock-worthy attitude. Subscription boxes bring this kind of joy to people all around the [...]


Una
Apr 30th • 2017

How To Start a Subscription Box Business

You’re here, which means you’re looking to either start a subscription box business (sometimes referred to as “subbox”), the one you have in your dreams and share your passion with people or you’re an established business looking to expand your customer base and lifetime value (LTV) by adding a subscription revenue stream to your business. Either way, [...]


Apr 11th • 2017

The Art of Finding Products and Suppliers – 11 Unexpected Places to Look

You asked, we’re delivering… Recently I emailed 1,000’s our subscribers and asked them what they needed help with most, the top answer (27% to be precise) said they needed help with finding and sourcing suppliers and products for their subscription box. We hear you. This is definitely a head scratcher and so we’ve pulled our heads [...]


Mar 31st • 2017

Credit Card Authorization Form Template – Free Download

It’s essential that you use the correct paperwork to conduct business. For many businesses and on certain occasions you might need to take credit card payment in person. However sometimes the business doesn’t have the facility to do process it in person. This is when they need a credit card authorization form to fill in and get [...]


Mar 2nd • 2017

Refer-a-Friend Marketing: The Timeless Secret to Growing a Subscription Box Business

Despite the unique benefits of a subscription box business model, there’s no doubting that a static number of subscribers is a headache that comes as part of the package (pun intended). It goes without saying that marketing is the best way to increase a plateaued subscriber count, but a small marketing budget can easily put [...]


Feb 27th • 2017

How to Leverage Instagram Influencer Marketing for Your Subscription Business

With over 600 million active monthly users, Instagram is one of the hottest social media platforms around, that’s why it’s perfect for marketing your business. I’m going to share with you how to use Influencer Marketing to explode your business growth. But it’s not just a giant meme library (although you could be forgiven for [...]


Feb 3rd • 2017

A Guide to Custom Subscription Box Packaging

With so many different subscription box companies competing for customers’ time and money, how can you craft a memorable brand experience that both retains current subscribers and attracts new ones? For the most successful subscription box companies, the box itself acts as a key brand ambassador, and investing in the right custom packaging as early [...]


Jun 24th • 2015

26 Founders, Angels & VC’s Investing in Subscription Box Companies Now

In 2013 over $300m was invested in subscription e-commerce. If you’re one of the fortunate subscription box businesses currently exploring raising a seed round of funding or even a Series A then you’re in luck. Raising can be a daunting and time consuming task so, the good news is that we’ve partnered with our friends [...]


Dec 22nd • 2014

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