A marketer with a history of being bothered by bad copy. A writer obsessed with sentence structure. A sometimes poet. A person with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Creative Writing.
Without mothers, you wouldn’t be here to read this and there would be nothing here to read. Their importance in our lives cannot be overstated. They are simply amazing.
While it should realistically take place over a period of several weeks, their holiday is just 24 hours long. On that day, we shower them with love and gifts and food. Whatever they want.
But, what do they want? What should you get them? Why weren’t you taking notes all year to know the very specific amazing thing that will ma...
Sendle is the only completely carbon neutral shipping service in the US and Australia. This means that no net carbon emissions result from shipments done with Sendle. And, we’ve been doing it that way since day one.
One of many ways we achieve this is by calculating the highest amount of carbon generated for all packages sent and offset it by funding projects that combat climate change.
We choose the projects we support by putting it to a vote in our community of business owners (that could b...
Seeing a broken criminal justice system in the US and wanting to do his part, Sky started a business that lets people wear their heart on their sleeve while supporting organizations that help.
With Forgive Everyone, he’s found a way to spread his ethos and connect to those in need. Going forward, he hopes to expand on this mission of forgiveness and redemption.
The small biz quiz
Name and location
Sky Rich | Grand Rapids, Michigan
How did Forgive Everyone come about?...
The difference between two very similar ideas can mean a great deal. This is the case with the ideas of biodegradability and compostability. How they differ is a thing of significance to our environment.
More and more, companies are trying to emphasize sustainability with their choices, from the packaging they use to their efforts to offset their carbon footprint.
What does ‘biodegradable’ mean?
Biodegradability is the quality of a material to decompose fully, returning all parts back to natu...
It’s that time of year again. The time of the lipstick red roses and heart-shaped boxes of mystery chocolates. The time of biting one’s lip in the greeting card aisle and asking the florist their most expert opinion.
Or, it’s the time to protest the florid insistence on the importance of pairing. The time to treat yourself. The time for ironic candy hearts and hanging out with your cats.
Either way, Valentine’s Day is a thing (even if it’s an anti thing). Whether you are focusing on yourself ...
Although we should really be celebrating women every day of the year, we'll take the opportunity of International Women's Day to highlight a few small businesses using Sendle.
Since we all know how important the women in our lives are, we should take every opportunity to raise them up and support them.
A delightful breakdown of our five package sizes and what they mean to you.
Our two smallest package sizes are simple to imagine. The only true limit is their weight. Throw some stuff in there (under the weight limit, of course) and ship it.
But then you move into the three larger sizes, bound both by volume and weight. Volume can be quite difficult to visualize. Which is where this guide comes in.
As we cruise into (cue the music) the most wonderful time of the year (record scratch), store owners need to get prepared for their most consequential holiday—Black Friday (and its companion, Cyber Monday).
Setting up an online store and making available all your wares is just the first step to creating a successful eCommerce operation.
To get your store to the next level, you have to play delightful tour guide to help shoppers through the buyer’s journey. We’ve got tips for that.
OK, you’ve set up your Etsy storefront. Great job! Now those witty newborn onesies you’ve been working so hard on will just fly off the shelves, right? Well, not exactly.
Etsy, like the rest of the internet, is rife with competition. Those other Etsy sellers slinging wry baby singlets pose a problem to your otherwise obvious success.
One is that pile of veggie scraps and shredded paper in your mom’s backyard, moldering away and eventually turning into thick dark soil stuff that she eventually spreads all around her thriving salsa garden. The other is a putrid mound city just outside of town where massive steel machines nudge small stinky trash heaps into larger stinkier trash heaps.