1. 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. 

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 


  4. 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.  

  5. Getting Around Shopify Plus’s 100 Variant Limit


    Variety is the spice of life. Many eCommerce merchants take this sentiment to heart to keep their customers satisfied, offering multiple styles and features for the products in their stores. However, the different features or variants offered – colors, sizes, widths, etc. – can quickly add up and add unwanted complexity to the shopping experience.

  6. Good eCommerce Customer Experience Should Always Be a Must-have


    The behavior shift to increased online shopping during the pandemic is no blip. Experts predict that even after life goes back to some sort of “normal,” more consumers will continue to shop online. COVID-19 has had some interesting effects on not only where consumers shop, but which brands they’re purchasing. For example, many consumers who switched brands due to product shortages or low availability may not switch back. This may come as a big shock to well-established, multi-channel brands that have historically benefitted from pre-pandemic shopping habits, relying on store chains and large online platforms to manage customer service and sell their products for them. 

  7. 5 Tips to Launch your DTC E-commerce Site Faster


    There’s no time like the present to launch a new direct-to-consumer (DTC) E-commerce site on Shopify Plus. Site launches and re-platforming are moving to the top of many retailers’ to-do lists as more consumers are suddenly shopping online due to COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders. An efficient new site can be a smart investment to be able to continue serving your (previously offline) customers. If you already have an E-commerce website, migrating to a more powerful platform like Shopify Plus will reduce or eliminate ongoing costs to maintain and upgrade, and better performance and customer experience will help convert more consumers to purchase. 

  8. Smart Tips for Selling Wholesale on Shopify Plus


    E-commerce for wholesale is becoming the norm of how to do business. Online B2B sales surpassed $1 trillion for the first time in 2018. Merchants like purchasing directly from brands. It’s more convenient, gives them more control over their orders, and eliminates the payment of commissions to third-party marketplaces. Brands benefit from being able to process orders more cost-effectively, leverage their current fulfillment infrastructure, grow revenue with new channels, reduce sales team costs and find efficiencies, and better manage inventory. If you aren’t selling wholesale online, you probably should consider it. One survey found that 75% of wholesalers, distributors and manufacturers who didn’t have an E-commerce site said they were planning to launch one in the next two years.