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There are so many great things about Shopify. Not only can you quickly sell your products online with its easy-to-use platform, but there are also many ways to enhance your shopping experience with Shopify plugins. With over 4,000 apps to choose from, decision fatigue can quickly become a reality when you try to determine which Shopify marketing apps are the best for your business. More isn’t always better.   That’s where we come in. We have…

Calling all Shopify ecommerce entrepreneurs: Are you looking for partners, tools, and resources to help grow your store? If your answer is a resounding yes (as it should be!), listen up — the Shopify community is here to help.  While Shopify’s easy-to-use interface, helpful customer support, and robust app store make it incredibly convenient to set up your ecommerce business, it can be a challenge to rise above your competitors and attract more customers.  Luckily,…

So you finally decided to take the plunge and launch your own online business with Shopify. Congratulations! But… what now? If you’re in it to win it, you’ll need to grow to stay in business for the long haul. But before you start frantically Googling, “How to grow a Shopify business,” take a deep breath: We’ve already compiled the best Shopify resources for you. Here’s everything you should be reading, listening to, and following to…

More than one million brands use Shopify to run their business. It’s no wonder, considering the platform offers one of the easiest off-the-shelf solutions — paving the way to democratize e-commerce. In fact, there’s a famous quote from CEO, Tobi Lutke, in which he distinguishes Shopify from one of its biggest competitors: “Amazon is trying to build an empire. Shopify is trying to arm the rebels.” These so-called rebel brands also benefit from apps —…

Anyone can launch a Shopify store to find products, market, and sell online. This simple solution is excellent for any sized business looking for a streamlined platform to grow its e-commerce store. However, while many consumers enjoy supporting small businesses rather than big retailers and well-known brands, shoppers tend to have high abandoned cart rates when shopping at less-familiar sites. With an average of seven out of ten of your customers abandoning their shopping carts, it’s…

A high percentage of customers leave your Shopify e-commerce store without making a purchase. They have added items to their cart, but they don’t make it through the checkout process for various reasons. These are high intent customers, so how do you win them back? Fortunately, there are different strategies and tools you can use to effectively win-back some of these Shopify abandoned carts and increase your sales. For Shopify businesses, this process is streamlined with…

The way any business operates today has completely changed from 6 months ago. Now more than ever, it is critical that you ensure that both new and returning customers are happy. Consumers are more hesitant to buy, but regardless if they purchase from you, they will remember the experience that you create for them. This is why fostering customer loyalty should be a top priority for every brand.  Customer loyalty has to do with every…

The rise of direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands has led to a rise in new product ideas and brand concepts, and this is driving a growing market of third-party companies and platforms offering specialized solutions for the D2Cs’ entrepreneurial needs.  Many D2Cs are building thriving businesses entirely out of third-party platforms. Others choose to use third-party providers just for some aspects of the business, while yet other D2Cs maintain their entire business pipeline in-house. There is no…

It’s hard to hit a target you aren’t aiming for, so having goals for your digital transformation is a must. Having strong goals is even better. Not only will goals and key performance indicators (KPIs) help guide your progress, but they’ll help you evaluate initiatives and campaigns and allow you to make informed adjustments where needed. As you read through this, think about how your ideas can be tracked, measured, and reported. Objectives, Goals, KPIs,…

Everyone has their own idea of what “digital transformation” means. For some brands, it’s little more than uploading their catalog to the internet. Others have found new customers by moving advertising and marketing efforts online. Thinking about digital purely in terms of “How can I do what I’m doing now, but online” isn’t enough, and it’s certainly not just creating an e-commerce website or occasionally posting on Instagram. Digital-first is about achieving the perfect unified…