With only a few months until Shopify Unite - set for June 18-20 in Toronto - now is the perfect time to start building your plans for the annual conference. Set to focus on enhancements to Shopify’s platform, plenty of educational sessions, and giving developers, designers, and merchants hands-on-time, Shopify Unite is all about the collaborative experience. Shopify will soon release the full agenda, but prior to that, we’ve put together some basic tips to help you make the most of your time at Unite.
As you may have already heard, Mailchimp is no longer offered on the Shopify platform. Mailchimp had been the largest provider for email marketing services to Shopify users, thus leaving a void in the marketplace. It’s a good thing, then, that there are no shortages of Mailchimp alternatives still available on Shopify. If you find yourself suddenly in need of a new email marketing tool on Shopify, read on.
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Shopify officially unveiled the details around their annual conference, Shopify Unite 2019, which will take place on June 18-20, 2019 in Toronto. Unite will bring together partners and developers with the goal of creating a more collaborative community, simplifying the technological component of their platform, and the latest products and features. Last year, for example, Shopify announced new marketing solutions, a multi-currency feature, and Dynamic Checkout.
In today’s e-commerce environment, Direct to Consumer (DTC) brands rely on a compelling and unifying story to sell products and build communities. When done right, the customer experiences a seamless user journey from discovery through purchase. When it misses the mark, the customer experiences a disorienting blend of editorial and shoppable content that usually results in exiting the site.
Gmail’s Dynamic Emails Bring Carts Directly Into Email
Last week, Gmail announced the launch of Dynamic Emails, an improvement that brings interactivity and engagement directly to emails. Prior to the update, emails have always been static in nature, often acting as a launch point into more complicated tasks and quickly become dated.
Goodbye to The Shopify-Mailchimp Partnership
Use Customer Feedback and Q&As to Fuel Conversions
User-generated content is one of the most valuable resources that ecommerce retailers can take advantage of. Having customers create content for you is the dream! One user-generated content type that’s becoming widely adopted is a question and answer (Q&A) section where customers can ask and respond to questions about individual products.
The realest influencers in the industry. And why.
The influencer marketing landscape is diverse to say the least. Finding an authentic influencer whose opinions are truly valued by people is a lot harder than it seems. It’s getting increasingly easier to identify “fake influencers,” and with the increasing rise of paid promotions, people are more wary than ever to take the plunge on products that are potentially sponsored by celebrities and influencers. For ecommerce businesses, working with the right influencers can take your business to new heights!