Our mission is to help you sell and ship stuff directly to your fans, saving you the effort of doing it yourself and to help you avoid making the mistakes that we learned the hard way.
Shipping during COVID-19 is harder and more complicated than ever. We handle everything - packaging, shipping, tracking and customs clearing inventory, while also navigating timing and space issues. We even take care of customer service. It’s pretty great. We think the future will favor independent creators selling their own products. In fact, we’re betting the company on it.
We're here to help you:
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Monikers is one of our favorite party games, a modern take on Charades, by Alex Hague and Justin Vickers. Alex and Justin have created four Kickstarter campaigns to fund new Monikers expansions, and Blackbox has handled shipping and fulfillment so they don't have to think about it. We've shipped their games to over 5,000 backers all over the world.View Website
Blackbox is a shipping company for crowdfunded campaigns and independent artists. 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.
Additionally, we have an online sales process through a buy button we provide. We take care of everything that happens after your customers click the “buy” button… the checkout process, credit card processing, customer service, and the toughest part, the actual shipping.
Many businesses ship things for you. Most of them compete on price and volume. Blackbox is designed around artists with a different philosophy: Quality, proper customs clearance, and attention to detail should be more important than saving a small amount on these services. Making mistakes costs money and our team is determined to do it right the first time. Our price includes the Blackbox checkout button, a client portal to keep track of inventory and sales, as well as our dedicated customer support team.
You make an account with Blackbox, and then we generate a little “buy” button that you can copy and paste onto whatever website you want. Customers check out without ever leaving your page.
Ideally, working with Blackbox is part of the planning process for your Kickstarter. We prefer to meet with clients before their campaign launches, but we work with people at every stage of the Kickstarter process. If you're managing an active campaign or planning to launch within six months, please use this form to reach out to us.
We'll help you generate a shipping estimate for backers, and if your campaign is successful, we'll work with you to get rewards to your backers. Blackbox ships worldwide and has fulfilled the largest Kickstarter campaigns in history.
We're sharing what we know in our new Creator Handbook. Have a read and see what we've got so far.
We offer competitive pricing for shipping rates as well as warehouse space. Ask us for a comprehensive quote based on your project. We include customer service, the Blackbox buy button, the client portal, and whatever other stuff you may need.
Blackbox has giant warehouses in two US locations, from which we ship all over the world!
Yes. We really could not care less.
You're free to sell your stuff on Amazon. If you want us to prepare your inventory for Amazon, we can do that. If you want us to sell your stuff on Amazon, we can help do that too!
Isn't it? Paul Robertson made it for us.