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Kickstarter Killer: Kingdom Death

The story continues. Three years after launching its monstrously successful, Kingdom Death board game on kickstarter, Adam Poots and the team from Queens, NY is back again with a new version. Only four days into its campaign, the highly anticipated Kingdom Death v 1.5 is smashing its previous sales marks - gaining, at last check - over 11,00 backers, and over $5.2 million in pledged support. Originally hailed as 'unparalleled' and a … Read More

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Peter Imai
28 November 2016
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2016 Holiday Shipping Cutoffs

Below are the official Whiplash order-by and corresponding carrier ship-by dates to get packages to their domestic destinations by Christmas - Dec 25th. For more detailed ship-by dates, including overseas and military addresses. Please visit the USPS site here. USPS Official note: To ensure timely delivery of cards, letters and packages within the United States by Dec. 25, the Postal Service recommends that customers ship their items by the following dates: Method Order-by Cutoff Carrier … Read More

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Peter Imai
18 October 2016
A Fulfillment Journey with Kickstarter, P. 1

This is Part 1 of a series documenting my personal experience on Kickstarter. I started a small personal project on Kickstarter a few months ago. The product is a small rectangle of recycled bike tube with snaps to close around your headphones. I called it Tango, shot a video with my friend @mikeambs, some product shots with @YungRama, and we were in business. As I go through the stages of the campaign, I'll be posting … Read More

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James Marks
29 August 2016
New DHL Rates

We've just negotiated some smoking new rates for expedited international Shipping from DHL (DHL Express) - and wanted to let you all know. Savings are coming in between 40-80% of comparable ship methods! Some example shipments below. Canada under 1lb. from SF UPS Worldwide Express $47.02 USPS Express International $42.51 DHL Express $22.16 47-52% savings off closest matching service New Zeland just under 2lbs. from SF UPS Worldwide Express $144.36 USPS … Read More

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Peter Imai
16 August 2016
Custom Packaging from Arka

Design and manufacture custom packaging with a few clicks The unboxing experience: the culmination of days or sometimes weeks of anticipation. The first glimpse of a new product. If you are an e-commerce company, many times this is the first time your customer will physically interact with your brand - and a clear opportunity. The unboxing moment is a chance - through custom packing- to reinforce branding consistency, perceived value, and to give physical and … Read More

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Peter Imai
15 August 2016