Branded packing tape vs. regular packing tape: Which should you choose?

Custom packing tape is the best kept secret of the Internet’s smartest retailers. It gets your brand exposure while your shipments are in transit, improves deliverability by making your packages more noticeable when delivered and reinforces your brand so customers are more likely to reorder. This is why retailers that switch to using custom tape rarely change back. Yet many businesses are s... Read more

A glimpse inside Sticker Mule

We created Sticker Mule to be the best place to work and shop. It was an opportunity to test our ideas about what makes an ideal customer and work experience. So far, we have not shared much about our inner workings, but since we are hiring we think it’s good to provide a glimpse at what it’s like here. In addition to our factories in the US & Italy, we work from 15 countries and rely on m... Read more

7 creative packaging tape designs

As soon as a customer orders, their anticipation and excitement grows as they await the mailman. However, many times, items are shipped in bland, brown boxes which do not excite the customer. At Sticker Mule, we are changing how items are packaged and helping companies get their customers excited about receiving their shipments. Recently in April, we launched custom packaging tape to do ju... Read more

Introducing Sticker Mule Europe

Our European factory is open for business. Along with it, we have many improvements for our European customers, including: Faster turnaround It's only 2 days transit time for most European countries. Free shipping Shipping is now free for all European countries. VAT support Eligible businesses automatically have the VAT removed during checkout. Local currencies Order using GBP or Euro... Read more

Introducing packaging tape

Sticker Mule’s custom packaging tape is made with strong, durable paper that is reinforced with fiberglass strands. Popular, high volume retailers use this type of tape to improve their productivity and quickly and securely ship hundreds or even thousands of packages a day. We use a water-activated adhesive, which allows our tape to quickly create a strong bond to your package once applied. A ... Read more

This is what your customers want from their shopping experience

Your customers are your business. Without them, even the most fantastic, life-changing product will get no sales. Customers are so central to business success that some marketing experts – like Joe Pulizzi, in his book “Content Inc.” – say that when you’re thinking about going into business, you should start with the audience (your potential customers) first. Build an audience of those people... Read more

Introducing die cut roll labels

We are pleased to announce custom die cut labels at Sticker Mule. Die cut roll labels can be cut into any shape or size. Die cut stickers have long been our most popular product so we’re excited to offer this option to customers who want their die cut designs on a roll. When we first introduced circle roll labels a year ago, we said our roll label quality exceeds anything on the market. That... Read more

How to save on shipping costs

Did you notice what happened in January? USPS and FedEx raised their costs. So did CanadaPost. These weren’t massive price hikes – only about 3-5%. But it may have been enough to cause you to furrow your brow when you tallied up the month’s expenses. Shipping costs are unavoidable, of course. But there’s every reason to keep them down. So here are a few ways to do that for your online shop,... Read more

Introducing quick order

We are excited to introduce quick order. It’s common for customers to order dozens of items at the same time, but building the cart for large, multiple item orders was cumbersome. Not anymore. Quick order let’s you order dozens of items in seconds. Simply pick the items you want, identify the number of unique designs per item, attach your artwork and breeze through checkout. We’ll automatical... Read more

Introducing front adhesive stickers

We’re excited to introduce front adhesive stickers. Front adhesive stickers are just like our clear stickers except the sticky side is on the front of the design, not the back. They are made to apply the design-side to the inside of a window. Front adhesive stickers are printed on clear material and have an adhesive on the front, printed side of the sticker. These stickers are particularly... Read more