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

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on January 29, 2018

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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Introducing Multi-Currency Billing for Shopify

By Mike Trakalo on January 22, 2018

We've just added an awesome new feature to Bold's Multi-Currency app that lets your customers shop AND pay in any currency they like!

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Extra Life 2017

By Mike Trakalo on November 13, 2017

Helping our community is something everyone at Bold Commerce strives to be a part of, and Extra Life is no exception! We're proud to be a part of our community, so we try to give back as much as we can.

This year we wanted to give back bigger than we ever have. Last year we raised over $4,000 with your support and put on a ~30 person LAN . This year we're aimed to host a 100 person LAN on game day with a goal of raising $20,000!.

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Easy social media tricks for BFCM

By Mike Trakalo on November 10, 2017

Black Friday is less than a month away, so if you haven't already, now is the time to plan, prep, and most importantly let your customers know what's coming down the pipeline!

88% of small business owners say social media is effective for branding, content, marketing, and word of mouth.

So staying on top of your social game is key to your BFCM success. Incase you still need convincing, here are a few more reasons:

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Problem Solved: How to offer and promote free shipping on Shopify

By Aubrey Kotelko on November 8, 2017


Free shipping is one of the greatest marketing tools available to an online store.

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.

Not only are you helping  your customers save money, but it's an awesome way to squeeze a little extra from every sale that goes through your store by encouraging visitors to add an extra product to their cart to reach that free shipping threshold.  

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Problem Solved: Creating upsell BOGO offers on Shopify

By Aubrey Kotelko on November 7, 2017

One of the most common requests our support team receives is for help creating a Buy One, Get One offer. These special promotions give the customer a discount on a product when they purchase another item at full price.

In many cases, this is a great way to drive sales of slow-moving products or promote new items on your store.

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How to offer a gift with purchase on Shopify

By Aubrey Kotelko on September 12, 2017

During the holiday season, thousands of brick-and-mortar retailers will offer "gift with purchase" promotions, where customers who spend a certain amount during a sale will receive a free bonus gift.

These types of promotions are great for increasing the amount that customers spend on every order that goes through your store, also known as the average order value

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Hurricane relief: How to accept donations on your Shopify store

By Aubrey Kotelko on August 30, 2017

It seems like natural disasters have taken over our news feeds for the past couple of months.

Wildfires have been burning through British Columbia the entire summer, floods in India have killed hundreds, and Hurricane Harvey has ripped across the Gulf Coast, leaving thousands of people in distress.

It's easy to feel helpless in the face of such destruction, and I know I often wish I could help out, but don't know where to start.

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How to create simple upsells on Shopify

By Aubrey Kotelko on August 28, 2017

One of the oldest sales tricks in the book is the classic upsell; a customer chooses an item to purchase, and the salesperson recommends an additional item (like a protection plan or extra batteries) to go along with it.

This strategy can work wonders for a store's bottom line, especially when they have immediate communication with the customer (like when they get to the cash register). But how can it be done online, where that personal interaction is difficult to replicate?

In this post, we'll show you how to do that, plus how to set up a high-converting upsell offer in less than 10 minutes.

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3 ways Bold uses video to generate leads (and how you can too)

By Mike Trakalo on August 22, 2017

Video is what people want.

Now I don't know about you, but personally, if I had a problem on my store,  I’d much rather watch a quick video than read a support page.

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