March App of the Month: Show Instagram Feed on Shopify

Social media tends to be a big driver of brand awareness, and in cases like Trendy Treehouse, one of the biggest factors contributing to sales. Shopify store owners can use social media to highlight their customers and how they’re using products, including adding an Instagram feed on Shopify.

In this post, we’ll take a look at an app that allows you to import your Instagram feed and display it on your store. Read More…

Highlight Free or Flat-Rate Shipping with the New Shipping Bar App to Boost Sales

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Free shipping is the top incentive for 9 out of 10 consumers to shop more on an online store, according to this Marketing Land article. In addition, almost half of online shoppers will add to their carts to qualify for free shipping. Free shipping tends to be one of the strongest drivers that affects customer behaviour.

With that in mind, we’re excited to announce our new Shipping Bar app for Shopify stores that can help you highlight free or flat-rate shipping so that you can boost your sales and grow your average order values. Read More…

November App of the Month: Shopify Products on Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular chat applications in the world. According to a report by Statista, the app had roughly 1 billion monthly active users as of July 2016. This makes Messenger an ideal platform for social selling through Shopify.

In this post, we’ll take a look at how you can use the Messenger app by Shopify to sell products directly through Facebook Messenger, and enable store chats and notifications within the messaging app. Read More…

October 2016 App of the Month: Reduce Checkout Fraud

Many challenges arise as your online business grows. One of them is dealing with fraudulent transactions. This is when a fraudulent credit card is used at checkout. This can cause a lot of havoc by disrupting your inventory numbers, automated shipping, causing chargebacks, etc. However, Shopify store owners have a free way to start reducing fraudulent transactions on their store.

In this post, we take a look at online fraud statistics and do a quick walkthrough of the Fraud Filter app by Shopify. Read More…

September 2016 App of the Month: Get Product Reviews Through Emails

In the past, we’ve written about how to encourage customers to give reviews for your products. Shopify makes it easy to showcase and manage product reviews through their free Product Reviews app.

In this month’s featured app, we take a look at how you can build upon the Product Reviews app to actively and automatically seek reviews from existing customers. Read More…

September 2016 Edition: Top Free Shopify Apps

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Time for another edition of our quarterly list of top free Shopify apps. In this post, we take a look at an app that lets you display different currencies, a URL shortener that helps you track sales, and deliver documents as PDFs to customers within emails.

These apps are free to use, or have a premium versions available with more features. Read More…

August 2016 App of the Month: Custom T-Shirts and More with Printful

If you’ve wanted to sell custom clothing or other products but aren’t sure how or where to source manufacturing, keep inventory, set up fulfillment, etc., things might have just become a lot easier with the Printful service. The service allows you to select from their list of products, customize and add them to your Shopify store, and sell them at a markup. Printful manages the production and fulfillment of all orders placed through your store.

In this post, we will go over the service, and follow steps to set up a product on your Shopify store using Printful. Read More…

July 2016 App of the Month: Shopify Email Themes from OrderlyEmails

In this month’s featured app, we take a look at how you can customize standard Shopify email templates using different email themes. You can use the app to enhance your transactional emails, which are an important part of lifecycle emails.

In this post, we take a look at why you should customize transactional emails, how to install and set up the app, and how to automatically apply your store design to your emails. Read More…