App of the Month: Order Printer Templates

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We discussed how you can enhance your branding by using Shopify‘s free Order Printer app in a previous post. The app allows you to easily create customized printed order invoices, receipts, labels, packing slips, and more. This gives you a chance to create additional visibility of your brand by including branded printed material in the shipped orders.

Even though the Order Printer app creates a nice layout for printed materials, you need to modify the HTML within the template in order to customize it fully to your needs. This can be difficult without knowing HTML, or some design fundamentals. This is where the Order Printer Templates app can help. Read More…

How to Sell Personalized Products with Shopify

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People like owning personalized products as they can make a product something unique to themselves. Think of services that let you personalize products like allowing you to add a custom monogram on a suit, or the engraving on Apple products.

If you sell products on Shopify that can be modified by customer input, our Product Customizer app can help. The app allows you to add product customization options without using variants. Highly personalized products mean you can target niche audiences, and lower competition by providing an additional layer of uniqueness.

In a previous post, we discussed how the app can help you expand your catalog. Today we will do a walkthrough of installing and using the app to sell personalized products. Read More…

App of the Month: Create Shopify Email Templates

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In this edition of App of the Month, we will go over the Email Template Creator app by Klaviyo. The app allows you to customize standard Shopify notification emails for free.

You can customize the email templates without knowing any code using a drag-and-drop interface to embed blocks of elements. You can also edit the design of the emails to fit in with your brand to enhance your brand visibility, and include elements that your customers would find most useful to create a better customer experience. Read More…

Shopify App of the Month: Automate Daily Deals

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We’re trying something new here at ShopStorm: We’ll be picking one helpful app a month to review on our blog. This is our first edition!

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 you may want to give customers different discounts based on specific products (or product variants) or deals for only a certain time-period after which these automatically expire. Enter the Daily Deal app. Read More…

Better Branding: Using the Shopify Order Printer App

Using the Shopify Order Printer app

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 customers are going to have with your brand.

In our post about building customer loyalty, we discussed how important the end-to-end customer journey is for a positive experience — from the second the customer lands on your online store, all the way to their experience when they receive and open your product package. In this post, we will focus on the Shopify Order Printer app and how it can help enhance the package branding, while also streamlining your backend work. Read More…

Supercharging your Shopify Receipts: Receiptful

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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. Read More…