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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Introducing "Build-a-Box" for Bold Subscriptions

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on May 16, 2017

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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Five major new releases for your Returns Manager app

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on May 5, 2017

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

The number one requested feature for our Product Options Shopify 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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CRO: The ultimate guide to optimizing your Shopify store

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on March 22, 2017

SCHOOL OF COMMERCE: LESSON 5

Want to wow everyone the next time you join a conversation about CRO? Dylan's here to help!

As Bold's resident CRO expert, he'll teach you conversion rate optimization strategies like split testing, heat mapping, and how they actually work.

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The Easiest Way To Drive Repeat Purchases To Your Shopify Store

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on March 7, 2017

SCHOOL OF COMMERCE: LESSON 4
FEATURED PARTNER: Spently

Wouldn't it be awesome if you could turn all of your emails into marketing opportunities? Well with Spently, you can! We'll talk with Vincent to find out what types of emails you should be focusing on, and how one store used Spently to make $185,000 just from email offers alone. 

There might even be a discount code for you at the end :)

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How Tackle Boxes Became a Multi-Million Dollar Subscription Business

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on February 16, 2017

SCHOOL OF COMMERCE: LESSON 3
FEATURED PARTNER: LUCKY TACKLE BOX
APPS DISCUSSED: RECURRING ORDERS

Want to grow your subscription business? Justin’s here to help! Watch our webinar as we pick his brain about Lucky Tackle Box: their business model, how they switched their store and subscribers over to Shopify, and even what boxes they subscribe to themselves.

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New releases for Bold's Recurring Orders app to help you manage subscriptions

By Melanie Fatouros-Richardson on February 9, 2017



Recurring Orders is the most trusted subscription app for Shopify and is key to creating recurring revenue on your store. It’s the only app to allow recurring products and subscriptions on individual products, a mixed cart (one-time and recurring), or an entire cart!

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