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10 Questions Every Entrepreneur Needs to Ask Suppliers

Consider this your vendor checklist, from costs and payment options to purchasing terms and sell-through. We've got you covered.

5 Creative Packaging Ideas to Delight Your Customers

You may not have the budget or visibility of larger brands, but you can still capture customers' attention and create buzz with your product. Here are tips for (literally) thinking outside the box.

7 Effective Ways to Promote Free Shipping

Free shipping can help get customers to buy and boost the size of their orders. Here's how to make sure they're aware of your offer.

From Shipping to Packaging, 3 Creative Ways to Improve Your Supply Chain

Follow the lead of resourceful entrepreneurs, including BookFool's Kristopher Lange, who came up with cost-effective tactics to better their businesses.

What's the Best Way to Monitor Your Distribution System?

Tips on how to manage your relationship with your distributor.

10 Ways to Trim Shipping Costs

Small businesses can benefit from discount offers, regional carriers and hybrid delivery service.

7 Ideas for 'Greening' Your Shipping Strategy

These tips can make your company's packages more eco-friendly, and maybe even improve your bottom line.

4 Mobile Apps That Make Shipping Simple

Shipping can be a headache, but these free or low-cost apps can help alleviate some of the stress.

How Secure Package Delivery Can Raise Customer Satisfaction

Amazon's new locker shipping service joins others offering customers more options.

Tech Tools That Make Doing Business Internationally Easy

From shipping to electronic payments to navigating confusing regulations, these services can help companies do business overseas.

Should Small Businesses Join 'Free Shipping Day'?

To help you decide, three entrepreneurs share their past experiences.

The Entrepreneur Behind 'Free Shipping Day'

Meet Luke Knowles, who has made Free Shipping Day bigger than Black Friday.

A Quick Resource Guide for Exporting

From avoiding corruption to navigating cultural differences, here are eight resources to help your small business go global.

Three Ways to Export into New Markets

How three entrepreneurs overcame challenges when exploring global markets, and what you can learn from them.

A Multitasking Pen Doubles as a Business Logistics Tool

The pro and cons of Livescribe, a pen that can digitize hand-written functions such as labeling and entering inventory data.

How Can I Reduce Shipping Costs?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, shares his best advice for keeping shipping costs down. Part of our Coaches Corner series.

From Business Failure to Multimillion-Dollar 'Green' Niche

How entrepreneur Marty Metro created technology that turned used boxes into a $10 million eco-friendly business.

How Online Retailers Can Ride the Exports Growth Wave

Online sales are still booming in Spain, Brazil, China, Russia and Mexico, and their ecommerce growth rates are expected to outpace U.S. growth in the next four years. Here are eight tips for e-tailers seeking to improve their appeal to overseas shoppers.

Three Ways to Streamline Your Shipping for the Holiday Rush

Small-business owners share their time-saving strategies for the upcoming season.

An Employee-Tracking App to Manage a Mobile Workforce

A new fleet-management tool can help business owners improve their logistics.

Five Ways Small Businesses Can Beat Rising Mail Costs

With USPS nearing insolvency, prices may rise as service levels decline. Here are some suggestions for keeping mailing costs down.

Free Shipping: Seven Ways it Can Hook Your Customers

If there's one thing Americans love, it's free shipping. Here are seven popular ways to offer this much desired perk.

Five Tips for Saving Money on Shipping

To avoid costly blunders, business owners should consider these guidelines when mailing their products to customers.

Pitney Bowes Goes Online With Postage

A new Web-based mailing and shipping app offers powerful low-cost features, but other options are free.

Three Tips to Avoid Costly Shipping Mistakes

Follow these steps to help steer clear of some of the most common shipping errors.

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