Blackbox is a new shipping company from the creators of Cards Against Humanity.
Our mission is to help you sell and ship stuff directly to your fans for a fraction of the cost and effort of doing it yourself. Blackbox works like a co-op: if we all go in together, we get the cheapest pricing, the fastest shipping, and the best service. The shipping is fast. We pay your sales tax. You can customize the packaging and the inserts. It’s pretty great.
We think the future will favor independent creators selling their own products, without publishers or bloodsucking middlemen taking most of the money. In fact, we’re betting the company on it.
“Blackbox is a shipping company for independent artists. We take care of everything that happens after your customers click the “buy” button… the checkout process, credit card processing, customer service, and the worst part, the actual shipping. We’ll even pay your sales taxes for you.”
Blackbox lets creators focus on making new stuff instead of doing boring things like printing shipping labels or packing boxes.
Maybe you’re planning a Kickstarter campaign and you need to figure out how to ship rewards to your backers (and how much to charge). Or maybe you have a project that’s outgrown your garage. Reach out to Blackbox, send us your stuff, and we’ll take it from there. Then go back to the important part: making your next thing.
Powerful statement and mission of the gate independent creators selling their own products, without publishers or bloodsucking middlemen taking most of the money.
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