Pricing Strategy

How to estimate shipping costs for your ecommerce store

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It’s an age-old question for ecommerce store owners.
How do you walk the tightrope between making a profit and making a sale?
On the one hand you need those sweet dollars.
On the other, you need customers who come back to your store, and it’s well known that shipping costs do matter to customers.
Estimating shipping costs can be a painful experience.
Calculators, coffee, and brain cells are flying all over the place.
Luckily for you,

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How does ecommerce shipping insurance work in Australia?

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No one enjoys talking about insurance.
Like trying to bake your child’s first birthday cake – insurance can be dry, complicated and a little bit boring.
Similar to your home and contents or business insurance, shipping insurance is one of those things you don’t often think about until it’s too late.
We’ve collected and analysed a combination of helpful resources to prepare three simple lessons to share with you. These three lessons will help you understand this stuff before offering shipping insurance to your customers.

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Simple and cost effective tips for shipping heavy items

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The Internet is a beautiful thing.
The world wide web allows many of us to make a living out of an ecommerce business.
Consumers all over the world now have direct access to a variety of international brands and products without the need for travel, import partners or cross border trading. 1980’s shoppers would be amazed at the opportunities we have in the 21st century.
But we still need to rely on old fashioned physical transport to make these ecommerce transactions happen.

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