Prepare Your Shopify Store for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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With the holiday season approaching, it’s time to get your store ready for the sales and promotions, if you haven’t already. Shoppers tend to do almost half of their holiday shopping online. This means that you can capture part of these sales by promoting sales on your Shopify store.

In this post, we’ll take a look at five tips you can use to boost sales during Black Friday (November 25) and Cyber Monday (November 28) this year. Read More…

Volume Discounts on Shopify to Increase Order Values

One way to get customers to purchase more items from your Shopify store is to offer volume discounts. Volume discounts are discounts based on the quantity of items purchased. This can be for a single product, or on the entire store. Many companies offer such discounts where, the more items you purchase, the lower the per-item price.

There are many examples of volume discounts as these can have many tiers of pricing based on quantity, or simple buy-one-get-second-half-price deals – take a look at Harry’s razors, and T-Mobile’s latest sale. In this post, we’ll look at a few advantages and pitfalls of offering volume discounts, and how to activate tiered pricing for your Shopify store. Read More…

App of the Month – Bulk Discounts on Shopify

In this month’s featured app, we do a walkthrough of Shopify‘s own Bulk Discounts app. The app allows you to quickly create multiple discount codes in different sets, and import discount codes from third-party sites.

You can use different sets of discount codes to differentiate simultaneously-active promotions on your store. You can configure a number of settings for each discount set, like start and end dates, types of discounts, number of uses per discount, and more. Plan promotions in advance by setting up start dates in the future. Read More…

Shopify App of the Month: Automate Daily Deals

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…