SmartShyp Blog

We are a team of ecommerce nerds that write about ecommerce stuff. Subscribe to learn from us.

What is the American Rescue Plan?

April 02, 2021

President Biden signed The American Rescue Plan Act, 2021 (ARPA) into law on March 11. The ARPA is a $1.9 trillion

USPS Rate Increases for 2021

January 11, 2021




Shipping 101

U.S. Postal Service Announces Temporary Price Increase, starting Oct. 18

August 24, 2020

The United States Postal Service is planning for a temporary price increase that will go in affect from Oct. 18 to


Should I Sell on Amazon and Ebay in Addition to My Own Website?

June 29, 2020

It's the big question any new ecommerce website owners have to face. You've spent all this time building your

Ecommerce Success

How to Find Unique Ecommerce Niches

June 10, 2020

People spent around $600 billion online in 2019. COVID-19 is reshaping how we do business online.

Ecommerce Success

How to Find Ecommerce Business Opportunities in 2020

May 11, 2020

Ecommerce businesses had over 1.5 trillion sales in the final quarter of 2019. That figure shows how successful

Potential Impacts of COVID-19 on the Ecommerce and Ecommerce Shipping Industry

March 30, 2020

Currently, COVID-19 is dominating the media and with good reason. Our generation hasn’t seen a crisis of this

Ecommerce Success

Selling Products Online? Here's How to Compete with Amazon

December 11, 2019

Amazon is an ecommerce juggernaut that has all but cornered the market. Even the largest retailers, from Walmart to

Ecommerce Success

10 Tips for Increasing Sales with Ecommerce Optimization

December 04, 2019

Ecommerce grew 15 percent in 2018, and it shows no signs of stopping. Unfortunately, a lot of that growth is still

Ecommerce Success

The 10 Positions You Need to Fill to Build a Successful Ecommerce Team

November 26, 2019

E-commerce sales are expected to surpass 735 billion by 2023 in the United States. Online shopping is now the

Ecommerce Success