I am still umm-ing and ahhh-ing over the best way to deal with this price increase.
In the case of the UK it has been pretty easy - everything is £3.00 to send now, within the UK so no matter how small or large, £3.00 is your postage fee. I think that seems fair for Post and Packaging but if you have a large parcel worth over £40.00 - it is still free via http://www.lovepaperfish.com/
But Europe! and the WORLD!?
My how they have hiked high.
Do i set a standard fee as £5.00 for the whole of the world? then bite the bullet and swallow up the lost postage on items over 250g - because buttons weigh alot! and most parcels easily sore over 250g....
do i set the minimum charge as £4.20 and go up in increments of 60p per item?
It is a nasty one.
But we in the UK still have relatively low postage compared to many other Euro countries.
I am mostly worried about the effect this is going to have on my overseas customers - of which is approx. 50% of my business.
Things will have to change. Prices will have to rise a little.
Sorry folks but i hope you understand? and many of you are in the same boat as me as you sell your pretties online. What are your thoughts? strategies?
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