How Etsy Has Changed The Way I Buy Online

Since I was completely spoilt at Christmas by my boyfriend, who bought the majority of my gifts (that weren’t handmade) on Etsy, I’ve been completely smitten with the site. If you haven’t been on there, what are you waiting for, GO GO GO!!

If you’re a pessimistic, impatient shopper like me, you’ll see a ton of international sellers, and after hours of browsing and favouriting, probably never commit. But I’ve found that actually, buying internationally comes with it’s perks (and no, not just the fact you’ll have something beautiful from another country that you won’t see anyone else with!).

How Etsy has changed the way I buy online | UK Lifestyle Blog

Here’s why, all international mail is sent via a courier. This isn’t a post about moaning about Royal Mail, it really isn’t – it’s a post about why you should have confidence buying and selling from sole traders and international sellers. Com’on, it’s the 21st century!


Looking after your packages and keeping them safe is a big concern when sending something by mail. The problem is that it can be tricky to ensure this. Even if you choose recorded delivery, you can’t guarantee the state of the package when it arrives. At least, you can’t with regular mail, but with a courier service you can. You can be sure that you’re looking after the item and making sure it’s as safe as possible.


Sending items via postage and mail can often end in a lot of problems. See, sometimes you’ll have things delivered later than they should be. And sometimes you might even find that packages get lost or misplaced. The sad reality is that this type of thing happens more than you would think. That’s why you need to choose something that is reliable like a courier service. By using one you will know that your package or parcel is going to reach its destination on time. You can be sure there aren’t going to be any problems, and you’ll know the item will be safe.

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Let’s be honest, these days everything costs money, and there’s no way to avoid this. So, the best thing you can do is try to save money wherever possible. Now, this can be done by cutting down on your expenses, and looking for cost-effective alternatives. Now, this is one of the ways a courier service can help you out. Sew, they provide a cost-effective and cheap shipping policy. When you’re sending packages overseas, it can be quite pricey. So, if you can find a cheap way to ship your items and make sure they’re looked after, then you’ve done well. And a courier service allows you to do this.

Peace of Mind

When you want to send something expensive or important, you need to know it’s going to reach its destination. You want to have peace of mind that the parcel will get to where it needs to be in one piece. Relying on regular post can often be something of a lottery. And that’s why you need to make sure you use a courier service. They will provide you with peace of mind because you’ll know your package is well looked after. You can relax and get on with other areas of your life knowing that your parcel will be fine.

Using a courier service is one of the best ways of sending any sort of parcel or package. When you’re sending important or sensitive packages, you need to make sure they are looked after. And the best way to ensure this id to make sure you enlist the help of a courier service. They can deliver your packages safely and get them to where they need to be.

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Now – go shop, and buy yourself those things you deserve – I DARE YOU!


Author: Sam Charles

Meet Sam, the creator behind UK lifestyle blog, Strawberry Squeeze 🍓 Sam is a newlywed living in Cornwall studying her PgDip in Strategic Direction and Leadership with the Chartered Management Institute 🍕🐰 She's also the Founder + Director of multi-award-winning SEO & PPC agency, Float Digital ✨

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