Why migrating your store from Cratejoy to Shopify is good for business

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on May 23, 2017 7:51:00 AM

We're always getting requests to help migrate subscription buisnesses from Cratejoy to Shopify. If you're on Cratejoy, or any other subscription marketplace for that matter, you might even be thinking about it right now! But when is the right time to buy your own domain, setup your own subscription store, and start building your brand. Here's our thoughts. 

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100+ Entrepreneurs reveal what it takes to run an eCommerce site

By Bill Widmer on May 18, 2017 7:18:00 AM

Two hours per day.

What would you do if you had a heart attack, and your doctor forbid you to work more than two hours per day, lest you suffer a stroke and die?

I think you’d be amazed at what you’d do. Humans are incredibly adaptive creatures.

We’ve conquered the sea and sky, built buildings that scrape the sky, and even sent massive metal hunks into space.

There’s no limit to what we can do…

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Introducing "Build-a-Box" for Recurring Orders

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on May 16, 2017 8:47:30 AM

Today we're excited to announce our latest feature to our Shopify Recurring Orders app, and it's a GOOD one! It's called Build-a-Box and it allows you to create custom box or meal-plan style subscriptions that customers can tweak each month a few days before the shipment goes out.  The video explains it well. 

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Your one-stop shop for social media ad buying

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on May 16, 2017 12:00:09 AM

SCHOOL OF COMMERCE: LESSON 8
FEATURED PARTNER: MUTESIX
SPECIAL GUEST: MOODY NASHAWATY 


Confused by remarketing? Don't know what dynamic ads are? During this week's webinar we'll dive deep into the world of social media advertising, starting with one of the most popular questions we received: when's the right time to transition from growing organically to looking at paid advertising.

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eCommerce email marketing: What to do with that email list (besides let it gather dust)

By Bill Widmer on May 9, 2017 7:31:00 AM

Email lists are legendary.

Imagine pushing a button on Friday afternoon, then checking your store on Monday to see hundreds of sales come in over the weekend.

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Four major new releases for your Returns Manager app

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on May 5, 2017 1:00:05 PM

A returns app is a great way to keep your store organized.

It keeps you and your customers updated throughout the entire returns process, giving them more flexibility and control over how the return is handled while keeping everything organized on the back end.

But we decided to shake things up! With our latest release, we’re taking our Returns Manager app for Shopify to the next level by annoucing 5 new features that, believe it or not, make it even better! 

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We've got swatches! Plus other new releases for your Product Options app

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on May 3, 2017 3:18:39 PM

The number one requested feature for our Product Options app has been the ability to show your customers what their selections look like when creating a custom product.

That's why we just upgraded the app in a major way: you now have the ability to show your customers customized swatches, giving them complete confidence in their purchase.

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Unite wrap up: Shopify's biggest announcements and how they’ll affect your bottom line

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on May 1, 2017 3:39:26 PM

SCHOOL OF COMMERCE: LESSON 7
SPECIAL GUEST: KURT ELSTER

From a faster checkout experience to brand new Shopify POS hardware, the announcements coming out of Shopify Unite 2017 didn't dissapoint.

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11 Easy things you can do today to decrease cart abandonment

By Bill Widmer on Apr 28, 2017 9:08:42 AM

You work so hard to get people to your site.

You spend hard-earned dollars on marketing, invest your precious time on social media, and send emails to your hard-won list.

They finally add something to their cart. Maybe they even make it to the checkout page.

And then…. abandoned cart.

Shopping cart abandonment is a huge problem for online stores. I mean, the average cart abandonment rate hovers around 70%.

This article is written to answer a single question:

What can you do, as a store owner, to stop people from leaving without buying?

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Celebrating our client Glam Seamless on making Inc's "Top 30 Under 30"

By Mike Trakalo on Apr 26, 2017 4:52:20 PM

We can't say it enough: our merchant's success is our success. Our company mantra is to "Build the best company to attract the best people who build the best products and provide the best support and services SO THAT we can empower entrepreneurs to achieve success." 

You can imagine how thrilled we were when we saw one of our Managed Services clients land a spot on Inc’s 30 Under 30 list!

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