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Essential Shopify Store Checklist for 2016 January 07, 2016 03:00

As sales grow slower after the holidays, the beginning of the year can be a great time to beef up your Shopify for the coming year. In this post, we’ll give you a Shopify store checklist of essential things that can enhance your eCommerce business. Here is a list of things you can work on Read More…

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December 2015 Edition: Top Shopify Apps December 10, 2015 03:00

In this edition of top Shopify apps (most of them FREE), we take a look at how to diagnose and fix SEO issues on your store, automatically display different currencies, and give a quick view of products in your store. Top Shopify Apps: Plug in SEO Price: Free The Plug in SEO app analyzes your Read More…

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Upsell and Cross-Sell Products on Shopify November 18, 2015 03:00

Upsell and cross-sell opportunities on your Shopify store can boost sales and lead to a better customer experience. Upselling and cross-selling is an important way to increase average order value. These can also improve customer and user experience on your store site by making related products easier to find. If done right, upselling and cross-selling Read More…

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September 2015 Edition: Top Free Shopify Apps September 16, 2015 03:00

Shopify has a number of free apps that you can use to enhance your online store. In our previous post about top free Shopify apps, we looked at apps for enhancing your receipts, including product reviews, printing orders, managing email newsletters, and more. In this month’s edition of top free Shopify Apps, we will go Read More…

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Create Customized Shopify Invoices September 09, 2015 03:00

Many businesses and customers rely on invoices to keep track of inventory and goods purchased from online stores. Shopify has a number of apps and tools to help you create a lasting impression with your Shopify invoices. Invoices may be a minor part of a customer’s interaction with your store. But, a well designed, delivered-on-time, Read More…

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Shopify App of the Month: Automate Daily Deals August 26, 2015 03:00

Promotions, flash sales, and discounts are a good way to clear out inventory and increase your sales. Your Shopify store comes out-of-the-box with the ability to provide discounts through promo codes for your products. You can select a discount as a dollar value or a percentage off of the original price of a product. But Read More…

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Outsource Sales Using Shopify Referrals July 08, 2015 03:00

You put a lot of effort into creating a great product that you know people are going to love and one that will create value for your customers. You’ve also created a great Shopify store to sell this product. You have thought of a business plan, thought of ways to provide great customer support, implemented Read More…

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July 2015 Edition: Top 7 Free Shopify Apps July 01, 2015 03:00

Shopify gives you an easy to use platform to set up your eCommerce store. You get many features out-of-the-box that you can set up (without needing to know any code!) using Shopify’s user-friendly backend. Shopify includes features like customizing the design of your website storefront, categorizing products you want to sell on your online store, Read More…

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Expand your sales by selling wholesale with Shopify June 25, 2015 03:00

Occasionally, a business may reach a point where their sales plateau or they hit a wall in terms of gaining new customers. There may also be niche retail stores that your target customers are already familiar with and are used to shopping at such stores (for example, think of gift and merchandise shops at country Read More…

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Better Branding: Using the Shopify Order Printer App June 17, 2015 03:00

Your brand is one of the most important assets for your business. Making that extra effort to enhance your brand can leave a positive and memorable experience with your customers. Shopify gives you a lot of options to customize the digital presence of your brand, but your online store is not the only experience your Read More…

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Level Up Your Customer Service with Shopify June 03, 2015 03:00

No customer service is good customer service, according to a Harvard Business Review report. In the context of your Shopify store, this means that if the user experience on your storefront is so well drawn that users find all the information they need, and find answers to their questions easily on your site, then they Read More…

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Sell Internationally: Shopify Tools to Help You Sell Abroad May 27, 2015 03:00

As the cost of access to technology has gone down globally, eCommerce has risen in markets around the world. According to eCommerce trends between 2009 and 2014, China had the highest growth in eCommerce revenue globally with a 16-fold increase during that period. In a previous post, we showed different ways to make your Shopify Read More…

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How to Optimize Shopify Social Sharing January 19, 2015 03:00

Sharing products via social media is a great way to build a following and to interact with your customers. If you do it well, it can be a fairly low cost customer acquisition channel, and it also builds brand loyalty by allowing customers to interact with your shop and employees (people love knowing they’re talking Read More…

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How to Optimize Shopify Social Sharing January 19, 2015 03:00

Sharing products via social media is a great way to build a following and to interact with your customers. If you do it well, it can be a fairly low cost customer acquisition channel, and it also builds brand loyalty by allowing customers to interact with your shop and employees (people love knowing they’re talking to other people).

While you can add sharing buttons to your Shopify product pages pretty easily with the free AddThis app, this doesn’t mean that your products are shares are optimized. They can look better!


Supercharging your Shopify Receipts: Receiptful December 22, 2014 03:00

As you’re all winding down with the 2014 holiday season, we hope you’re all looking forward to some much deserved downtime! However, we know a lot of you are considering ways to ensure that your Q1 revenues for 2015 don’t take the typical after-holiday dive. There are lots of strategies to use to boost your Read More…

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Supercharging your Shopify Receipts: Receiptful December 22, 2014 03:00

As you’re all winding down with the 2014 holiday season, we hope you’re all looking forward to some much deserved downtime! However, we know a lot of you are considering ways to ensure that your Q1 revenues for 2015 don’t take the typical after-holiday dive. There are lots of strategies to use to boost your January sales (here are 7 tips from KISSmetrics), and we wanted to fill you in on a new app that can help drive conversions for your store to avoid the after-Christmas sales dip.

You can even use it for free.


Supercharging your Shopify Receipts: Receiptful December 22, 2014 03:00

As you’re all winding down with the 2014 holiday season, we hope you’re all looking forward to some much deserved downtime! However, we know a lot of you are considering ways to ensure that your Q1 revenues for 2015 don’t take the typical after-holiday dive. There are lots of strategies to use to boost your January sales (here are 7 tips from KISSmetrics), and we wanted to fill you in on a new app that can help drive conversions for your store to avoid the after-Christmas sales dip.

You can even use it for free.


How to Accept Recurring Payments with Shopify October 17, 2014 03:00

Shopify is a great eCommerce platform that supports many types of stores. However, the basic Shopify options may not support the features that your store needs to manage or sell your products effectively. That’s where the Shopify app marketplace comes into play. There are tons of great apps for Shopify that add the functionality you Read More…

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How to Accept Recurring Payments with Shopify October 17, 2014 03:00

Shopify is a great eCommerce platform that supports many types of stores. However, the basic Shopify options may not support the features that your store needs to manage or sell your products effectively. That’s where the Shopify app marketplace comes into play. There are tons of great apps for Shopify that add the functionality you need to your store, and most of them can be installed in just a couple of clicks.

Launch your store

Launching a Shopify store is very simple – you can even give it a 14 day free trial to see how you like it. Right now is the perfect time to launch a Shopify store, as the annual Build a Business competition is going on at the moment, so you could win great prizes for


How to Accept Recurring Payments with Shopify October 17, 2014 03:00

Shopify is a great eCommerce platform that supports many types of stores. However, the basic Shopify options may not support the features that your store needs to manage or sell your products effectively. That’s where the Shopify app marketplace comes into play. There are tons of great apps for Shopify that add the functionality you need to your store, and most of them can be installed in just a couple of clicks.

Launch your store

Launching a Shopify store is very simple – you can even give it a 14 day free trial to see how you like it. Right now is the perfect time to launch a Shopify store, as the annual Build a Business competition is going on at the moment, so you could win great prizes for


5 Reasons to Use Shopify Product Reviews September 15, 2014 04:00

One of my favorite things about Amazon is being able to read customer reviews before I make purchases. I buy everything from TVs to hair conditioner on Amazon, and I love hearing from other customers that have purchased the products I’m checking out. Even if your store isn’t Amazon (and it probably shouldn’t be) you Read More…

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5 Reasons to Use Shopify Product Reviews September 15, 2014 04:00

One of my favorite things about Amazon is being able to read customer reviews before I make purchases. I buy everything from TVs to hair conditioner on Amazon, and I love hearing from other customers that have purchased the products I’m checking out.

Even if your store isn’t Amazon (and it probably shouldn’t be) you can still benefit greatly from including product reviews in your Shopify store.


5 Reasons to Use Shopify Product Reviews September 15, 2014 04:00

One of my favorite things about Amazon is being able to read customer reviews before I make purchases. I buy everything from TVs to hair conditioner on Amazon, and I love hearing from other customers that have purchased the products I’m checking out.

Even if your store isn’t Amazon (and it probably shouldn’t be) you can still benefit greatly from including product reviews in your Shopify store.


App Recommendation: StoreMapper August 14, 2014 03:00

Hey ShopStorm Fans! As we try out different apps ourselves or for clients, we try to keep a list of apps to recommend. Sometimes our own customers also fill us on apps they love to use, so we try to share information about great apps whenever we can. We’ve got a new app recommendation for Read More…

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