How Small Businesses Can Save This Holiday Season

By Baillee Perkins
Oct 7, 2022
Learn how to save money this holiday shipping season with ShippingEasy!

If you listen closely, you can hear the faint sound of holiday music starting to play in grocery stores. So, it’s time to start thinking about your holiday prep! With inflation expected to impact the holiday shopping season, we’ve decided to round up our top blogs featuring free shipping supplies, tips for finding the cheapest shipping services, and some free features with your ShippingEasy account you may not be familiar with. This way, your tree won’t be the only green you see this holiday season. 🎄

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The Top Cheap and Free Shipping Supply Sources

The Top Cheap and Free Shipping Supply Sources is a great guide for finding free and discounted shipping supplies! USPS, UPS, and FedEx do offer some free shipping supplies from their websites (you’ll need to signup for a UPS and a FedEx account). Also, marketplaces like Amazon help you to compare prices in real time, and Prime members have access to free two-day shipping. 

6 Tricks to Save Big Money on Shipping and Get Free Supplies

Next up in our blog roundup is our 6 Tricks to Save Big Money on Shipping and Get Free Supplies blog. This blog includes more information on where to find free and discounted shipping supplies as well as how to find refurbished thermal printers to streamline your holiday shipping process. Plus, we dive into USPS Commercial Rates and UPS One Balance and how much you can save on shipping with your ShippingEasy account. It’s a good one. 😍

Onyx Products® Shipping Supply Store

Did you know that you can order some shipping supplies directly from your ShippingEasy account? 👀Including some free USPS supplies?  👀Well, we’ve got a blog for you! Our Onyx Products® Shipping Supply Store blog will walk you through some of our recommended products and where to find OnyxProducts in your account. 

Shipping Unboxed: FAQs about ShippingEasy

Shipping Unboxed: FAQs about ShippingEasy will show you things you might not be taking advantage of in your ShippingEasy account! Whether you need a refresher on all the features included in your plan level or you’re looking for marketing features, this edition of Shipping Unboxed has everything you need to know about your ShippingEasy account, including information about our free Branded Tracking feature, personalized packing slips, and more.  

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What is the Cheapest & Best Way to Ship Clothing?

During the holiday season, everything from ugly holiday sweaters to clothing-based gifts are shipped through carriers. But, do you know the best way to ship clothing to your customers? What is the Cheapest & Best Way to Ship Clothing? does! Learn the best ways to ship clothing over and under a pound and how to donate clothing to those in need. 

What is the Cheapest Way to Ship for a Small Business?

If your small business is on the newer side, the holiday shipping season is the perfect time to optimize your shipping! What is the Cheapest Way to Ship for a Small Business? serves as a jumping-off point, so you can learn some shipping basics like insurance, carrier services, and even more about ShippingEasy

Learn more about optimizing your business in our Shipping 301 blog!

What Are the Cheapest Overnight Shipping Options?

With Christmas being on a Saturday this year, your customers might start asking you about different expedited and overnight shipping options. That’s where What Are the Cheapest Overnight Shipping Options? comes in! We’ll give you three of the cheapest overnight shipping options available to you, so you can dip your toes into the world of expedited and overnight shipping to see if it’s right for your business. 

Sustainability for Small Businesses

The hustle and bustle of the holidays makes it easy to push sustainability to the back of your mind. However, choosing more sustainable practices for your business can save you money and give you more opportunities to connect and engage with your customers. If you’re not sure how to get started, Sustainability for Small Businesses is for you! Between tips from ShippingEasy and our partner, noissue, you’ll be a sustainable shipper in no time. ♻

USPS Priority Mail: A Full Breakdown

Last but certainly not least is USPS Priority Mail: A Full Breakdown! This blog not only breaks down each Priority Mail service but compares the USPS Commercial Rates all ShippingEasy users have access to the Retail USPS Rates you see directly from the post office. This way, you can choose which service works best for your small business without having to spend hours researching your options, and your customers can get their stocking stuffers on time. 

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Baillee Perkins

Baillee Perkins is a writer of shipping by day and pop culture by night, so her Google search history is an actual nightmare.

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