What's happening at Bold: 2019 in review

By Marshal Fries on January 6, 2020

Happy new year! 

It's been an incredible 2019 at Bold. 

We landed our first major investment, hired over one hundred new employees, and opened not one, but two, new offices. But most importantly, we served more merchants than ever!

We're so excited for 2020 and can't wait to keep growing, evolving, and finding new ways to help our merchants, partners, and team members succeed. Let's count down some of our favourite highlights of the year: 

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Bold Commerce commits to “Partner-first” approach

By Scott Riddell on January 6, 2020

For those of you who know a bit about Bold Commerce, you might know that we bootstrapped our way from four founders building apps and providing support on their lunch breaks at their day jobs, to becoming an ecommerce powerhouse.

We’re a team of more than 350 with a complex suite of ecommerce software products, 90,000 merchants, and 2,000 Partners.

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Sell in multiple currencies on Shopify

By Aubrey Kotelko on January 3, 2020

One of the most obvious benefits of ecommerce is that location doesn't really matter.

A customer in Australia can buy products from a store in the United Kingdom and have no idea their order is coming from thousands of miles away.

But one of the last remaining barriers to a truly global marketplace is multiple currencies. But when shoppers see prices that aren't in their own currency, it can scare them away. 

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Introducing Best of 2019 - Share your story

By John Bruce on December 13, 2019

Merchants like you use Bold apps to achieve amazing things every day.

Whether it's getting your first sale, breaking a sales record, or anything in between, we're so excited to be part of your ecommerce journey.

That's why we're doing something special this year to celebrate your successes. When you submit the stories behind your biggest accomplishments of the year, you'll get a chance at receiving our special Best of 2019 honoree package.

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Your ultimate Bold 2019 holiday gift guide

By Brittany Rycroft on December 13, 2019

Looking for the perfect gift that's a little different or unexpected? We've handpicked some of our favorite holiday gift ideas from Bold merchants. 

Once you're done getting inspired by the amazing products our merchants are selling (and maybe even getting some of your own holiday shopping done as well), check out our Sleigh the Season holiday hub for ecommerce tips, tricks, and maybe even a few more puns to brighten your day. And hey, don't forget the gift wrap while you're getting things lined up!

Ready? Let's shop! 

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How to offer gift wrapping on Shopify

By Jordan Labelle on December 12, 2019

During the holiday season, people are looking to get great gifts for everyone on their lists, and if it's not truly a gift unless it's wrapped up!

That's why offering gift wrapping is such a great opportunity during the holidays.

This is one of those ideas that may not jump off the page and really get you excited... but it should!

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Your 2019 holiday shipping and order deadlines at a glance

By Marshal Fries on December 5, 2019

As an ecommerce merchant, there’s no better feeling than making your customers happy! 

With Cyber Monday having landed later this year, you'll want to make sure you're doing everything possible to make sure they have their gifts in hand before the holidays arrive.

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6 bundle deals you can set up with one app (in 10 minutes or less)

By John Bruce on December 4, 2019

If you’re looking for a flexible sale idea that will attract customers over the holiday season, bundling products is a great option!

The best part is, you can build bundles for your Shopify store with just one app.

Bold Bundles lets you can run multiple bundled product promotions through the holidays and into the new year, keeping your offers fresh all season long. 

In this article, we'll demonstrate just how simple it is to set up six different bundled product promotions on your Shopify store.

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Turn shoppers into big spenders with a 'free gift with purchase' promotion

By Marshal Fries on December 4, 2019

Now that you've cashed in on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it's time to set your sights on the next big selling season. 

One strategy many Shopify store owners use to get customers to spend more is a free gift with purchase promotion. The customer makes a purchase or spends a certain amount, they get a free gift. It's that simple! 

But what makes a great gift? There are many factors to consider when picking a giveaway that will motivate customers to spend a little more. 

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How to use free shipping to boost your sales on Shopify

By Aubrey Kotelko on December 4, 2019


Free shipping is one of the greatest marketing tools available to an online store. It can motivate customers to buy more, give them an incentive to buy right away, and give merchants an edge over the competition. 

How do you think Amazon stays at the top of the eCommerce game year after year? I'd say its Prime Membership, which offers free one-day shipping, is a big reason why.

In a survey by Walker Sands Communications, 90% of people said that having an order ship for free is the biggest incentive to add more to their cart, while another survey found up to 74% of shoppers will abandon their cart if delivery fees are too high.

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