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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Switching to Shopify: 13 store owners share their experiences

By Bill Widmer on Apr 25, 2017 2:36:00 PM

Are you thinking about switching your website to Shopify?

I can see why. Shopify has quickly become the go-to standard for eCommerce website design. Just ask their 400,000 clients.

Actually, you don’t have to ask them. Because we already did!

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Five years with Shopify

By Jay Myers on Apr 20, 2017 9:36:42 AM

A lot can happen in 60 months.

As I sit here and write this, I look around the office at 130 people I didn’t know just 60 months ago. It’s a lot to take in. Some of the people, since starting at Bold, have got their first apartment, got married, had kids, purchased houses, and so much more. I often wonder, through spouses and families, just how many lives are affected by this company. When I pull up to the office and see a parking lot full of cars, I wonder where all these people would be if Bold didn’t exist. Not to mention the near 50,000 stores that rely on our apps and services daily to run their business. It’s truly a humbling feeling.

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To pop up or not to pop up, that is the question

By Bill Widmer on Apr 18, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Pop up ads are a controversial subject.

On one hand, they’ve been shown to double some people’s conversion rates. Pretty amazing, right?

But, on the other hand, they can be really damn annoying.

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Everything you need to know about hiring your first eCommerce employee

By Bill Widmer on Apr 11, 2017 7:25:00 AM

I lay in bed for what seemed like an eternity, staring at the ceiling endlessly. I couldn’t sleep. I had a big decision on my mind…

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The best time to migrate from Magento to Shopify Plus is now!

By Jay Myers on Apr 6, 2017 8:56:59 PM

Migrating stores from Magento to Shopify Plus is one of the most common requests we get here at Bold. Generally, there's no extra incentive needed. People just prefer Shopify for many reasons, like Spikeball for example.  If you've ever considered moving from Magento to Shopify Plus, with the promotion that went live this week, now would be a PERFECT time to do so! 

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Why referral marketing can boost your business

By Raul Galera on Apr 6, 2017 9:30:00 AM

The numbers don't lie: Referral Marketing is one of the most powerful ways to generate sales. Although ads are powerful, these statistics on referral marketing will change the way you do business:

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1,000 Partners and counting

By Kevin Wild on Apr 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

I’m incredibly excited to announce our Partner Program has eclipsed 1,000 Partners, just over two years after initially launching our program. This is a milestone our team has been working towards for a while, as we continue to build new mutually-beneficial relationships and strengthening existing partnerships.

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How to use Bold's Loyalty Points app to run a successful Loyalty Program

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on Apr 4, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Over the past few weeks we’ve done a series of posts on everything you need to know to launch a successful Loyalty Program on your Shopify store. Today we're going tie it all together. 

In our first post, we explored the benefits of offering a loyalty program on your store, different types of loyalty programs and rewards you could offer, and the groundwork necessary before launching.

In our second post, we took a peek into the world of marketing your loyalty program, including what communication channels to focus on, what to center your content around, different sale ideas for a successful launch, and how to measure your success.

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How to beef up your social media strategy and get people to 'Like' you

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on Apr 4, 2017 9:34:41 AM

SCHOOL OF COMMERCE: LESSON 6

Regardless of your brand, business or product, if you're not already on social media, you should sign up today! Right now to be exact (well... maybe watch the webinar first).

Our resident social media guru Mike Trakalo will give you his best tips and tricks on setting up your social media strategy, how to get the most out of your time, and the best platforms to drive traffic to your store.

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