Introducing Shopify Responsive Checkout

Shopify Announcements

In case you don’t follow the Shopify blog, we like discuss major updates to Shopify’s core offering. One thing that’s just been released is a Shopify Responsive checkout layout for any store. We’re super excited about these changes, and we wanted to give you an idea of what they’ll look like and how to update.

Shopify’s announcement post also has some details Read More…

4 Tips to Launch or Expand your Shopify Catalog

You’ve got a great business idea, and you want to get it off the ground immediately. You start to look at retail locations that will generate the right kind a traffic based on your ideal customer, and price out rent, utilities, inventory, upkeep, renovation costs, insurance…are your eyes glazing over yet? Mine, too. Launching a retail store can be expensive.

This is why many of us Read More…

How to Accept Recurring Payments with Shopify

Recurring payments with Shopify

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 Read More…

Customer Happiness – September 2014

happiness report

Hey there! We’ve got our support metrics for the month of September geared up to share smile . We stumbled a bit in our goals this month, but we’re pretty sure we know why and can fix this in the coming months.

While our apps probably didn’t look much different this month, our development team was hard at work building on some performance enhancements Read More…

The Shopify App for Android is Here

Shopify Announcements

The majority of our team uses iPhones, and we really love the Shopify iOS app for tracking sales and managing a store on the go. However, there’s some great news for you Android fans out there today: The Shopify app for Android has a beta version available!

What is a beta version?

A beta version means that the app is still being tested, and you Read More…

Shopify Build a Business Competition is back!

Shopify Announcements

The Shopify Build a Business Competition competition has returned!

This year marks the 5th Build a Business Competition for any new Shopify store, and the prize is even better than years past. Shopify says it best:

We’re flying five winners on a private jet to Richard Branson’s Necker Island for a five-day adventure full of mentorship, exploration, and professional growth.

Five days of mentorship from Read More…

5 Reasons to Use Shopify Product Reviews

Shopify Product Reviews

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. Read More…