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ShippingEasy Shipping Solution Available for Spree Storefronts

Posted on October 30, 2014 by ShippingEasy

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What is so novel about ShippingEasy? There are a couple good cloud-based shipping solutions out there. But, ShippingEasy was built specifically for ecommerce merchants. The software aims to solve the messy fulfilment and shipping process for online sellers through a variety of means. Automation: yielding more time to focus on growing your business. Savings: putting more money in your pocket. Exceptional customer support: delivering fewer headaches.

Getting Set Up with ShippingEasy

This section will cover how to integrate your Spree Storefront within ShippingEasy. Not into reading? Call 1-855-202-2275, chat on support.shippingeasy.com or email support@shippingeasy.com and someone will walk you through this—with a smile.

To integrate your Spree Commerce store with ShippingEasy you’ll need to access your ShippingEasy account’s Settings tab.

In the Settings tab, click on the “Stores” section

Once there, click on the the “+ Add New” button on the side of the screen.

Select Spree Commerce from the platform drop down.

Copy in your Spree Commerce store’s full URL. For example:

In another browser, log into your Spree Commerce server and click the Users tab:

Click the pencil icon next to the entry for a user that has the Admin role on your Spree Commerce server:

Verify that the Admin role is selected:

Click the Generate API Key button:

Or, if the API key already exists, copy it:

Copy the API key to ShippingEasy:

Click the Save button and you’re done! But, wait… what’s next? You’ll be able to see all of your Spree orders within your ShippingEasy Orders page like so:

You’ll discover ShippingEasy is the best shipping solution out there if you not only value cheap postage rates and advanced automation features, but also phenomenal customer service with extended hours. Try a month for free, not matter how much you ship, here.

Spree Commerce Upgrades Quickbooks Integration for Wombat

Posted on October 28, 2014 by Alexander Diegel

Spree Commerce has released its upgraded, officially supported Quickbooks integration for Wombat. Wombat can connect any store to any service, and gives its users the most effective arsenal of integrations in ecommerce.

By utilizing the upgraded integration, Wombat users can connect to Quickbooks in just a few minutes. By connecting Wombat with Quickbooks you will be able to send new orders and returns, sync updated products, track inventory data in real time and maintain accurate data in Quickbooks.

“It’s important that Wombat users have the option to quickly connect to a popular accounting software like Quickbooks,” said Spree Commerce CEO Sean Schofield. “We believe making these connections should be as easy as possible, and just a matter of following a few simple steps, without having to write any custom code.”

Get accurate and reliable access to Quickbooks by signing up for a two-week integration platform trial of Wombat. For technical documentation on integrating Quickbooks with Wombat, visit the Wombat knowledge base.

Click here to read the full press release in its original format.

5 Key Insights for Ecommerce Merchants

Posted on October 28, 2014 by 71lbs

About 71lbs

71 lbs serves thousands of customers, including many ecommerce merchants. Ecommerce is a very active and interesting category for us, as shipping connects the end consumer with the merchant. Many years of industry leadership have allowed us to gather important insights about ecommerce shipping that we would like to share with our customers.

Understanding shipping costs, which is one of your largest costs, as an e-commerce merchant can make a significant impact on your bottom line. This series of tips can save you thousands, if not tens of thousands, of dollars over the following year. Print the below infographic and keep these insights top of mind. Visit 71lbs to start getting shipping refunds today.

How to Make Spree Multi-Tenant

Posted on October 23, 2014 by Alexander Diegel

Many thanks to GoDaddy Software Architect Chetan Patil for leading our most recent webinar! Chetan and his team gave a complete rundown of GoDaddy’s unique contributions to the Spree Storefront, including how to make Spree multi-tenant. If you haven’t seen it before, check out the story behind GoDaddy’s launch of its Spree Commerce-backed storefront for small and growing businesses.

As well as multi-tenancy with Spree, Chetan covered:

· Utilizing Apartment for multi-tenant account switching
· How Spree was made multi-tenant
· Wrapping Spree in a flexible themes engine

In case you missed this great webinar, here’s the full recording, as well as the slide deck! The next edition of our webinar series is already in the books, so be sure to check back in with us!

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