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Introducing Themes, Templates and Custom Design – Subbly is Evolving.

Greetings from Scotland! Yes, you read that right. I’m currently in a very cold, but very beautiful Scotland, and I am happy to be here to share some exciting news with you today. We launched a basic version of Subbly in July to measure what the response would be, but never could have anticipated the [...]


Nov 25th • 2014

Marketing Your Subscription Box – 12 Tips to Get Your First Customers

It’s time to talk about subscription box marketing. So you have been completely won over by the benefits of the recurring payment model that a subscription commerce business brings. You have followed our tips on how to start a subscription box business, you have chosen your products to sell and you have set up your [...]


Aug 27th • 2014

‘My Advice to Anybody Starting a Subscription Box Business’: Agent Ribbit Q&A

So you are thinking of setting up your own subscription box business but are feeling those pre-game jitters? Will it work? How do I source the products? How do I sell the products? How do I ship the products? Believe us, we feel your pain. Starting out is the hardest step to take but it [...]


Aug 14th • 2014

Subscription eCommerce: What’s in it For You?

This post is a guest post by Jana Lynch, a California born graduate of the University of Missouri. Currently marketing intern at a clean tech startup located in New York, Jana has a passion for copywriting and social media and once bought a plane ticket to London on a whim. Though there wasn’t a real [...]


Aug 8th • 2014

5 Ways to Create Subscription Box Descriptions That Sell

Writing product descriptions that describes your subscription box and items included in your subscription box sounds fairly straight forward right? But, this is something even experienced copywriters get wrong… Your descriptive copy should ‘sell’ your product, not just “describe” it. Think about it, the description is the first thing a customer sees and is your [...]


Aug 6th • 2014

4 Alternatives to Cratejoy | Subbly

With the subscription commerce space booming with the recent success of companies such as BirchBox, BarkBox and the hundreds of other subscription box based businesses more and more retailers and one man bands are quickly realizing the value of setting up a subscription box business. The problem has traditionally been “where do I start?” and [...]


Aug 1st • 2014

8 Benefits of a Subscription Box Model

Gourmet food samples, pet stuff, manly grooming products and of course cosmetics. Everywhere you look nowadays you see people receiving membership boxes in the mail. Why? Because the benefits of creating your own subscription or membership box company are invaluable and the concept is so simple; customers pay a subscription fee that varies from quarterly [...]


Jul 31st • 2014

What Is Subbly? 5 Things You Need to Know about the Subscription Box eCommerce Platform

1. What Is Subbly? “Subbly is an all-in-one subscription eCommerce solution that provides vendors with everything they need to set up a subscription box business on one simple platform.” So you’ve been embracing your entrepreneurial side, you’ve just quit your day job and started playing around with a few business ideas. After some research you’ve [...]


Jul 30th • 2014

3 Ways Being Featured on Product Hunt Helped Launch Our Startup

We launched Subbly just a few weeks ago. The plan was to soft launch without hitting the PR button and just begin working with the customers we already had lined up to use Subbly. It wasn’t long before we realized that it’s impossible to have complete control over a launch (such is startup life). Word [...]


Jul 25th • 2014

How to Start a Subscription Box Business

We get asked “how do I start a subscription box business?” a lot! Starting your own subscription box business (a.k.a Subscription eCommerce) is not as hard as you think and it’s a super fast growing market with loads of benefits. The likes of Birchbox and Barkbox are pioneering the way and have inspired an influx [...]


Jul 25th • 2014

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