Staples launches on Shopify Plus with Bold Commerce

By Aubrey Kotelko on July 10, 2019


The world of enterprise eCommerce software has long been a complicated one.

Off-the-shelf solutions, traditionally, haven't been flexible enough to meet the custom, complex needs of a global retailer. IT teams spend significant amounts of time propping up legacy systems with workarounds, security updates, and integration scripts. Can an eCommerce platform built for the needs of the 2005 shopping landscape keep up in 2019?

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3 things every software developer should know about a career at Bold

By Eric Boisjoli on July 9, 2019

Last month, I joined the Bold hiring team as they embarked on their latest international recruitment adventure, a nearly two-week expedition to Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, and Barcelona. 

Our third international hiring effort in just over a year, the purpose of this (and our previous) trips have been to recruit senior software developers to join our growing team in Winnipeg, Canada. And though we’ll be missing the daily croissants and cappuccinos, we’re excited about all the great talent we met.

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Key takeaways from Shopify Unite 2019

By Amy Polowy on July 1, 2019

 

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Top loyalty program examples in eCommerce by industry

By John Bruce on June 28, 2019

Once upon a time, loyalty programs use to be all about collecting information on customers so companies could market to them better.

Thanks to the proliferation of digital analytics, companies now have much easier access to audience information, and the primary purpose of loyalty programs has changed: It's all about getting customers to fall in love with your brand so they'll stick with you and buy more. Here are some brands that do just that.

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How to create a loyalty program that actually works

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on June 27, 2019

Everyone has that one friend who loves a good deal.

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8 key principles of a great pop-up

By Bill Widmer on June 13, 2019



Pop-ups are a controversial subject. So much so that the inventor even apologized for them.

However, it's probably fair to say that the worst of the stigma has worn off. The days of playing whack-a-mole on endlessly multiplying pop-ups have come and gone, and it's now common to use them for newsletter sign-ups, and even upsell offers.

They've been shown to double some people’s conversion rates for lead generation (pretty amazing, right?). But, still pop-ups can be really obnoxious if you don't do them right.

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Bold Loyalty Points 2.0: Level up your customer rewards program

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on May 17, 2019

Our loyalty program app will completely change the way you run customer rewards on your online store.

Bold Loyalty Points gives you the power to keep up with the best rewards programs out there. It's loaded with features like flexible reward options, a built-in referral program, bonus point time periods, loyalty tiers, email reminders, and more.

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3 creative implementations of Bold Subscriptions

By Guest post: Carlos Zappien on May 1, 2019

This is a guest post written by Carlos Zappien from Westmount Solutions, describing tweaks he has done with Bold Subscriptions. Subscriptions, along with many of our other apps, can be customized to fit your unique needs. 


One of the most attractive business models in the eCommerce industry today is subscriptions. According to a survey compiled by McKinsey & Company, the online subscription market amounts to around $2.6 billion, with 15% of all online shoppers subscribing to a product or a service.

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9 upselling techniques to explode your average order value

By Bill Widmer on April 25, 2019


How would you like to give your online sales a big boost?

Upselling techniques have the power to do just that.

In 2012, Amazon saw a 29% increase in sales after introducing its version of upselling: product recommendations, like the "Frequently bought together" panes.

But upselling isn't reserved for the likes of Amazon — you can use the same techniques as the billion-dollar behemoth to sell more to every customer who visits your store.

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Pay your affiliates with store credit using Kickbooster

By Shelby Olson on April 22, 2019

As an online business owner, you probably already know that people trust peer recommendations more than any form of advertising

That's why we're excited to give you a new way to motivate people to spread the word about your brand:

With Kickbooster, you now have the option to pay your affiliates with store credit for their successful referrals!

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