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July 1, 2022
We’re happy to announce our redesigned, refurbished, and refreshed monthly newsletter—E-Comm Unboxed.
Once a month, we’ll be delivering major updates—from the e-commerce world, our partners, and here at Soapbox—to your inbox.
Now, let’s kick off the first edition with newsworthy developments in summer sales strategies.
Having a product to sell and a platform to sell on is essential for e-commerce sellers. However, it is also vital that each business has a sales strategy in place.
In our latest blog article, we tackle the “summer sales slump” and offer four sales strategies to keep your business hot this summer. Head to our blog to read more, or check out our key takeaways below:
Business owners often depend on a business loan in order to launch their brand. However, there are other (better) options besides a traditional loan.
If you're interested, learn how inventory financing from Kickfurther can help your business.
Our final story is a quick read on the anatomy of a good social media post.
Trends come and go on social media, but the basics of a good post don’t have to change:
If you’re looking for a content marketing platform to grow your brand's presence, check out StoryChief.
We're excited to announce that Soapbox is now available on the Shopify App Store. You can easily access our platform and manage your orders, inventory, shipping, warehousing, and returns from the Shopify 3rd-party app section. To learn more, head to the Shopify App Store.
We introduced new features, made enhancements, and applied a few bug fixes to our software in May.
Let’s take a look at the biggest updates:
If you recently encountered any of the following bugs on the Soapbox platform, they have now been fixed:
Curious about how our software can help your business? You can create a free account or attend our Platform Demo Webinars every Monday from 10-10:30 AM PST.
In our third exciting update, we can officially reveal E-Comm Elevated, our Soapbox-produced podcast. We launched E-Comm Elevated to provide a platform for thought leadership and to share exciting, transformational ideas in the digital commerce space.
Our opening act features Joe Spisak, serial entrepreneur and 4x founder of two successful D2C brands, a 3PL, and a full-stack marketing agency.
So, grab some popcorn and a notepad, pull up a chair, and prepare yourself for an insight blast from our conversation with Joe.
If you’d rather read than listen, check out our interview in Q&A format. For those short on time, here is a quick summary:
If you 1) know someone who would be a great guest on E-Comm Elevated or 2) want to share your own experience in e-commerce, fill out our Podcast Guest Form and we’ll be in touch!
Sharing is caring, and we love talking about the great customers and partners that are working with Soapbox. This space is dedicated to updates, announcements, and cool innovations coming from our partners and customers. Let’s dive in!
Looking to make a better humidity and temperature sensor, Jonathan Cousins and Nick Sears co-founded SensorPush. Now, whether you’re a beekeeper, cigar collector, or piano tuner, monitoring climate conditions has never been easier.
FlavorCloud makes global shipping easy, affordable, and friction-free. They provide the largest cross-border shipping carrier network, along with managed services and customs expertise. By working with FlavorCloud, you can expect improved international conversion rates and more returning customers thanks to a seamless cross-border shipping process.
KickFurther is the first online inventory funding platform, helping businesses in need of funding. From $20,000 - $1,000,000, brands choose KickFurther because of their lower costs, higher limits, and flexible terms that are not available elsewhere.
July brings vacation, heat, and significant e-commerce growth opportunities. Between sales, summer shopping, and *gasps* Q4 prep, there’s plenty going on during this typical “down month.”
We’re staying busy at Soapbox HQ as well, with fresh insight coming your way all throughout July. Here’s a peek at topics we’ll be tackling in upcoming content.
Thank you for reading the first edition of E-Comm Unboxed. We’ll see you next month with more updates, insights, and inside scoops from the world of e-commerce.
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