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Custom Packaging for Subscription Boxes

As a busy subscription box company owner, you already have your hands full, so you need a straightforward solution to increasing your brand visibility and staying ahead of the competition. Printed boxes are perfect for achieving those outcomes, and DIYpack — a standout among custom box manufacturers for subscription box services — is the ideal partner. We make it easy and efficient to design your own custom packaging online to boost brand recognition, create an unforgettable unboxing experience and establish loyal relationships with your subscribers to keep them coming back.

Elevate Your Brand With Custom Packaging

Making a good first impression on your buyers is essential for your brand's name. In online retail, packaging plays a significant role in the customer experience you create for your buyers. 

When customers receive a delivery, their first interaction with your product is your packaging. Designing customized subscription box packaging that showcases your brand personality and reflects your product is the starting point for creating exceptional customer experiences.

The Importance of Branded Subscription Box Packaging

Branding is instrumental in building a positive company perception and making your business a subscriber's first choice. Customized subscription box packaging supports those goals by empowering you to:

1. Boost Brand Recognition

Custom-printed boxes can prominently display your company logo, brand colors and messaging. Using consistent elements across your packaging reinforces your brand identity and creates a cohesive brand image. Subscribers can easily recognize your company's packaging, regardless of how often they receive your box. This recognition reinforces your brand recognition and ensures your packaging stands out from the competition. These activities are especially important for your online presence since buyers are likelier to purchase from brands they follow on social media.

2. Highlight Your Professionalism

A well-designed custom-printed box conveys professionalism and attention to detail. It shows you care about your company image and invest in creating a positive customer experience.

3. Enhance the Unboxing Experience

Printed boxes are not just containers — they are an essential part of the customer journey. They create excitement and build anticipation as subscribers recognize the branded packaging and look forward to discovering the products inside. Custom-branded packaging also generates social media buzz. When your subscribers share their unboxing experience with their online communities, they give your brand more exposure and reach.

4. Tell a Story

Packaging design is a powerful tool to communicate your brand identity, vision and values. Custom subscription boxes with branding can also showcase the features and benefits of the products inside or highlight the theme of a curated box. By using captivating visuals and messaging on the box, you can spark curiosity and encourage subscribers to engage, learn more and connect with your brand story.

5. Differentiate Your Brand

In a competitive market, printed boxes create an edge and help brands stand out from the crowd. These solutions can reveal your unique value proposition and personality, leaving a lasting impression on your customers. They can also reinforce customer loyalty and retention when subscribers associate your printed boxes with quality and value.

Tips to Upgrade Your Custom Subscription Box Packaging

Get started with clever, customized packaging today. These easy tips can boost your design even further.

1. Use Eye-Catching Visuals

Use vibrant colors, bold imagery and attractive graphics to make your box stand out. Incorporate visually appealing elements that align with your brand identity and resonate with your target audience. Consider using high-quality photography or illustrations to ensure your artwork prints crisp and looks professional.

2. Opt for Seasonal and Thematic Designs

Create seasonal or thematic designs that align with holidays, special occasions or current trends. Tailor the artwork to reflect the theme or focus of each subscription box, creating excitement and anticipation among subscribers. Choose from our library of patterns, from floral to abstract designs, to make your artwork stand out.

3. Consider Adding Interactive Elements

Incorporate interactive elements such as QR codes that engage subscribers and encourage them to interact with the box. Users can scan these from their mobile devices to get a coupon code, enter a contest with exclusive prizes or connect to a landing page for a new product line.

4. Showcase Social Proof and Testimonials

Include social proof elements such as customer testimonials, reviews or endorsements on the box artwork. Positive feedback from satisfied customers builds trust and credibility with subscribers. Add our social media icons and feel free to adjust the colors of each icon to match your brand guidelines.

The DIYpack Difference

As a leader among custom packaging suppliers for subscription boxes, DIYpack is the ideal user-friendly platform for bringing your designs to life. 

We have a range of creative and functional designs you can choose from and customize to match your subscription box service. We have a team of designers, manufacturers, and logistics professionals who put together quality packaging solutions that are readily available to you. 

Customizing your packaging is easy, but we also offer helpful resources, including artwork guidelines, instructional videos and samples of your custom box design that make it simple for you to review your subscription box's colors, alignment and printed resolution.  

DIYpack prints and manufactures your boxes in-house using our high-speed, eco-friendly digital printers. This method enables us to operate with flexibility if you need to pivot during production. Take advantage of our digital printing capabilities and quick manufacturing timelines to: 

  • Refresh your artwork: Change the art monthly or seasonally to give your brand a lift and keep users engaged. Subscribers love to come home to a new surprise on their doorstep.
  • Test out a new market: Personalize your subscription box with artwork that speaks to a different audience. Use targeted messaging and imagery specific to that niche.
  • Get actionable design insights: Order two different versions in minimal quantities to obtain meaningful subscriber feedback. Small test runs are a great way to conduct marketing tests to see which version of your artwork gets the best response in the real world.
  • Restock packaging inventory in a few clicks: Reorder your boxes easily by logging in and selecting the items you need. Purchase your order and sit back as we handle the rest.

Transform Your Subscription Box Packaging With DIYpack

Are you ready to design your own packaging that showcases your brand identity? At DIYpack, we have over 60 years of combined experience in designing, manufacturing and providing branded packaging solutions for subscription box businesses.

We are committed to supporting subscription box companies in their growth, so we provide a wide range of high-quality boxes, including gable boxes, mailer boxes and retail boxes that you can easily tailor to your designs.

Elevate your subscription box service by customizing your own box with DIYpack or contact us today for any additional support.