1. 6 To-Dos to Make Your Shopify Business More Competitive in the New Year


    Congratulations! You made it through the holiday season. No rest for the weary, though. It’s time to look ahead to next year. To help you make some New Year’s resolutions for your Shopify Plus site, we pulled together some of our top posts on topics we think will help make a significant difference to your business in the year to come. While some of these to-dos may seem obvious, you’d be surprised how often brands don’t implement or fail to implement them effectively. Bringing some attention to these six areas can really help give your business a competitive edge.

  2. 5 Reasons Why Your Brand Should Care About Social Commerce


    The Tupperware party is back. Although you may not have heard the term “social commerce,” it’s not something entirely new under the sun. Like the Tupperware parties of yore, it’s essentially world-of-mouth marketing or direct-to-consumer selling – but in a nifty new package. Instead of in someone’s living room, the action happens online. 

  3. 8 Last-Minute Tips for BFCM to Maximize Your eCommerce Holiday Revenue


    Black Friday/Cyber Monday (BFCM) is fast approaching. If last year was any indication, Cyber Monday will again be the biggest sales day of the year. Adobe reported that a quarter of the day’s sales happened at the tail end of Monday, from 7:00 to 11:00 pm PT, with consumers spending a whopping $12 million per minute between 8:00 and 9:00 pm. Experts surmise that Cyber Monday is bigger than Black Friday because FOMO (fear of missing out) reaches its peak crescendo. 

  4. 4 Ways to Optimize Your Shopify Plus eCommerce Site to Improve Your Core Web Vitals


    Search engine optimization (SEO) is critical to your eCommerce business -- and let’s be real, specifically for Google. Nearly 88% of consumers use Google as their search engine. Therefore, as a savvy eCommerce merchant, you should care when Google makes any changes to its SEO ranking algorithm. The latest update from the power on high: Core Web Vitals. 

  5. Takeaways from Shopify Unite 2021


    Let’s break down Shopify Unite 2021. With 2020 being an unprecedented year in eCommerce growth, Shopify dove deep into the technologies, infrastructure, and tools that developers will need to keep up with the ever-changing future of commerce.

  6. How Your eCommerce Brand Can Be More Sustainable


    Consumers care about your brand’s impact on the planet. This interest continues to amplify, with 90% of consumers saying they are equally or more concerned with environmental issues now compared to before the pandemic. Another survey reported that nearly three-quarters (72%) of consumers are actively purchasing more environmentally friendly products than they did five years ago. 


  7. How to Take Your Shopify Plus Store International


    You’ve done your due-diligence and decided to expand your brand internationally. You’ve pinpointed which regions or countries you want to target. Now it’s time to figure out how to set up your shop. There are two ways you can set up your Shopify store to support international sales. There’s a time and place, and pros and cons for each approach. The trick is asking the right questions to determine which is the right option at the right time for your business.