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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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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How to create Black Friday banner ads and graphics for free

By Bill Widmer on November 7, 2019


If you put on a Black Friday sale, but nobody hears about it... will you actually reach your sale goals?

Probably not.

That's why you need to let as many people know about your promotions as possible with professional looking marketing content, that includes attention-grabbing banners, social ads, and emails!

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5 easy marketing campaigns you can steal for Black Friday

By John Bruce on November 7, 2019

Your Black Friday sales are set up and your stock levels are high: All that's left to do is sit back and wait for the orders to start rolling in.

Well... that's not exactly how it works.

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How to start and scale your Shopify Facebook ads for the holidays!

By Paul Rajotte on November 5, 2019

The busiest, most stressful — and most profitable — time of the year to be an eCommerce business owner is fast approaching.

That's right, we're talking about Black Friday. You probably have your sales planned, but there's more to a good BFCM promo than just lowering prices.

You need to tell as many potential customers as possible about your sales. If you're not actively trying to spread the word about your promotions, don't expect much web traffic when the big weekend rolls around.

In this article we'll show you how to start (or scale) Facebook ads so you can get a horde of shoppers banging on the digital door of your store this Black Friday.

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5 easy ways to turn Black Friday traffic into holiday season sales

By Bill Widmer on October 29, 2019

There’s no denying that Black Friday is huge for eCommerce.

Last year, on that one day alone, consumers collectively dropped $6.2 billion dollars on online stores!

And as an entrepreneur and an eCommerce store owner, you’re probably doing all you can to capitalize on the Black Friday frenzy. That's great, but...

You also don't want to fall into a post-BFCM slump.

It's important to be proactive during your Black Friday efforts and leverage all that action into holiday season sales. That means taking advantage of the high traffic to remarket, having promotions ready, and giving customers a reason to come back to your store when December rolls around.

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Trying to choose a discount app for Shopify? Check out Bold Discounts

By John Bruce on October 25, 2019

If you're looking for a way to automatically discount products on your Shopify store, Bold Discounts has got you covered.

It's perfect for putting on sales, especially during Black Friday and the holiday season when you need to schedule multiple sales across collections and products.

With some surveys finding that up to 80% of shoppers identify as value-seeking consumers, putting on sales is a great way is something you can't sleep on. They can help attract customers to your store, both new and old.

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A complete list of product bundle types for your online store

By Marshal Fries on October 18, 2019

Product bundling is the perfect solution for eCommerce stores looking to unlock their full earning potential.

At its core, product bundling is really just a pricing tactic where merchants group multiple products together and sell them as a package deal to create a new price point.

When done right, your customers will be happy because they're getting a deal, and your business will see:

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3 insider tips to running profitable flash sales

By John Bruce on October 17, 2019

Planning your Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales well in advance is always a good idea.

They need to get deal-hunters excited but still be profitable. That means careful planning and strategy should go into every promotion you offer.

A flash sale can be a great weapon in your BFCM promotional arsenal — but only if you do it right. Your sales need to be Black Friday-worthy without breaking the bank.

A well-executed flash sale will have loyal customers flocking to your store for that item they've had their eye on, and also be mind-blowing enough to get new customers excited about visiting your store.

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