The Sticker Mule Guide to Slack

Posted by Anthony Thomas on Jul 11th, 2016

Collectively, Asana and Slack manage the majority of our communication at Sticker Mule. We use Asana to handle task related conversations and Slack to handle everything else. Your company might prefer a task management tool other than Asana; the important thing is that you use one. To help onboard new team members, we created documentation explaining how we use Asana. I decided to also shar... Read more

3 Etsy shops successful with branding

Posted by Mary Green on Jul 7th, 2016

Wouldn’t it be great if every one of your Etsy customers sent others to your shop? As a business, you want people to enjoy your creations and tell others. You want them to come back and buy again, to recommend your shop to their friends and help you grow. But what if they can’t remember your shop’s name? What if they tell people they simply found the item on Etsy (as most people do) Being... Read more

15 Highly rated free design courses

Posted by Lenny Roudik on Jun 28th, 2016

Design is a major factor in how people view your company and website. But, what if you don’t know how to design, or can’t afford a full-time designer? It might be time to learn design yourself. We get asked all the time if we know of design courses, especially by people looking to make their own vinyl decals. With that in mind we’ve picked out 15 free design courses that’ll help you build... Read more

Tips for engaging your online community with swag

Posted by Mary Green on Jun 16th, 2016

Building an online community is fun, but it can also be daunting. Even with a lot of members there may be very little activity. As a community manager it’s your job to activate your community and engage them with a variety of activities. One way to do this is by using swag, or free gifts. Done correctly and at the right times, swag campaigns can improve overall engagement, increase exciteme... Read more

How to brand and package your Etsy products

Posted by Mary Green on Jun 9th, 2016

What happens after you spend hours perfecting your products, setting up your store, and marketing your products on Etsy? The coveted sale! Whether you’re just starting out as an Etsy seller or you’re a pro with thousands of customers, branding and packaging your products can take your store to the next level, increase customer love and loyalty, and bring in new business through referrals. ... Read more

Introducing transfer stickers

Posted by Anthony Thomas on Jun 7th, 2016

We soft launched transfer stickers in late 2015. Since then we’ve been quietly polishing the manufacturing process to prepare for a bigger, official launch. Transfer stickers are, by far, the most difficult product we make. Not only is the manufacturing challenging, but proofing and artwork setup are especially difficult too. Now that we solved most of the challenges with making these at s... Read more

Decision making principles we use to run Sticker Mule

Posted by Anthony Thomas on Jun 2nd, 2016

Not only is our team remote, but we also tend to work independently. Generally, after a 2 - 4 week onboarding period, new team members at Sticker Mule are able to independently decide what makes the most sense for them to pursue. To keep us aligned, we manage via mutually agreed upon principles that guide our decision making. As our team grows and we add new areas of responsibility to our o... Read more

How to build an international ecommerce company

Posted by Anthony Thomas on May 19th, 2016

Last year, Sticker Mule shipped to 87 countries. It's been a long process to lay a foundation to support international customers and we still have a lot to do. Since the decision to go international is one faced by every ecommerce company, I thought it’d be worth sharing our approach. Anyone looking to go international should understand 2 things before embarking on the journey: Internati... Read more

Introducing multiple design discounts

Posted by Tyler Vawser on May 17th, 2016

In the past year, we've added new products and features to help our customers save time and money. This week we're highlighting our multiple design discount feature for custom made products. Although customers have been saving with this feature for over a year, we've improved it to include our newest products like transfer stickers, circle roll labels, and custom magnets. Sticker Mule's mul... Read more

Introducing custom magnets

Posted by Tyler Vawser on Apr 26th, 2016

Starting today, we're excited to announce custom magnets are officially available. While very similar to stickers in look, the production of magnets is unique. Like our other new products, we invested heavily in the best machines and technology. Our custom magnets have a better print quality and a more precise cut than was previously available. Quality Our magnets are printed with a matte f... Read more

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