Launch & Grow Your Subscription Box
Time for something juicy!
The last live masterclass that I ran had such positive feedback, it's time for another one... Are you ready?
I love live masterclasses, it's a chance for me to really share with you how to launch or grow your subscription box and miss some of the key pitfalls - and we get to chat through all your subscription box questions!
In the masterclass, we'll cover:
Why Subscription Boxes are the key business model to know right now
You've seen unboxing videos, right?
A reviewer looks over the latest subscription box, talks through what's included and what they like - and gives it their thumbs up or thumbs down.
We're giving unboxing videos a Subscription Box Academy twist...
These unboxings are created to inspire you - fellow subscription box owner - to look at how you can launch, improve or create more impact with your box.
As always, this is about inspiration, not replication!
Look for concepts from boxes outside your niche, and consider if there's inspiration you can take for your own audience. E.g.,
The question ‘Should I offer personalisation for my subscription box?’ comes up often when people ask me about starting a subscription box business.
So let's dive into this one! Here's the video transcription...
First up, let’s define ‘personalisation’.
Imagine a customer visits your website and sees a range of subscription options, e.g.:
If you want to improve your subscription box conversion rate, this post's for you!
Here's the video transcript...
So what's a 'Customer Journey'?
Well, you'll know this from your own life experience. It's the steps or the process you go through from first coming across a brand or product, thinking it's interesting and choosing to keep it in mind, to eventually buying.
You might follow that company on social media or sign up for their newsletter, or they might retarget you through Facebook or Google ads.
Generally, people don't buy immediately, they need a number of...
If you're starting a subscription box business or have recently launched, finding suppliers for your box might be top of your to-do list!
Let's talk about suppliers and where you can find them - for any industry.
If you're in the early stages, you might be looking for suppliers for the box itself, for the packaging, for the print that you're going to put into your box - or you're looking for contents for your box, and how you keep it fresh and exciting for your subscribers every month.
Either way, it partly depends on how many subscribers you have - and the quantity...
Stuck on the same subscriber numbers?
People visiting your subscription box website but not buying?
Let's look at 3 top tips to grow your subscription box audience... here's the transcript:
Before you start looking for new subscribers, you need to get some of the ground work done, so when they reach your website or come across your social media, they're excited by what they see.
How do you do that?
1. Excellent Photographs
Are your photographs well lit? Are they showing off your box to its best possible advantage? Are people really getting an idea of what your box...
Did you have one of those Magic 8 balls as a kid?
You’d ask it a question, turn it upside down and an answer would appear on the bottom.
(Granted, they weren’t nuanced answers - 'The Stars Say So', 'No', 'Ask Me Later'…)
Think of your Ideal Customer as your subscription box’s Magic 8 ball.
If you’re feeling stuck around marketing and growing your business, 90% of the time, coming back to your Ideal Customer will give you clarity on what to do next.
So, who or what is this Ideal Customer?
Well, the more generic you are - the more you try to...
Let’s get into the nitty gritty - and look at exactly what you need to do to set up a subscription box.
This is my third post in the Subscription Boxes for Product Businesses series, you’ll find the previous two posts here:
This post assumes you already have a product business and are looking to add or move to a subscription box model, but will apply if you’re completely new to business too.
Step 1. Get inside your...
Last week I wrote about the subscription box model, and why it’s such a good one to consider if your world has just tipped upside down and you’re having to rethink your business.
Or… if the pandemic has made you rethink how you want to run your business.
If you haven't seen it already, don't miss my FREE guide exploring some of the practicalities of subscription boxes, giving an overview of what to expect.
So now, let’s dig into types of existing product or bricks & mortar businesses and the kind of subscription box you could have.
Passive income for your product business?
Look, no snake oil.
No cards hidden up my sleeves.
No magic tricks at all.
I normally talk about how to use simple systems to create more ease in your business.
But the conversation I’ve been having this past fortnight is more about business survival.
How do I keep my business going?
How long is this going to last, and how do I need to change if it’s for a while?
And although I normally talk about clarity and systems, I also run a subscription box.
And subscription boxes have suddenly become a much more interesting topic.
Let me be...
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