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Past issues

Shopify Dispatch Issue #186 - Product descriptions, Google Shopping

SEO: Product Descriptions Are a Blind Spot for Ecommerce Merchants A big deficiency with Shopify stores are having too little, weak, or copied product descriptions. Multiple times per week I've making recommendations to customers about theirs as part of my app. Jill Kocher Brown outlines why you should write your...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #185 - Conversation rate optimization, Email marketing

15 questions about conversion optimization answered Sharon Hurley Hall has written a great introduction guide to conversation rate optimization that walks you through how to create your first hypothesis. Email Marketing 101: How to Build Your List, Send Effective Campaigns, and Track Results Shopify has been on an email marketing...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #184 - Copywriting mistakes, Email marketing

Are These 6 Common Copywriting Mistakes Costing You Sales? Henneke Duistermaat shares a handful of things to improve your product copywriting. These are why I consider copywriting a superpower, one that every business should learn. Email Marketing Best Practices: How to Improve (Almost) Every Email Mark Macdonald shares a few...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #183 - Google Ads, Keyword research

The Google Ads Playbook: 13 Campaign Types And What to Expect From Them With the dizzying list of options for online advertising, it can be confusing to know how to best use Google Ads. Marc Weisinger has created a playbook of 13 Google Ad campaign types and when's the best...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #182 - Google Data Studio, Google algorithm update

Using Google Data Studio to Report Gross Profit by SKU I've done some development with Google Data Studio recently to understand my traffic sources and full conversions rates. It has wider uses than just traffic analysis though. Morgan Jones shows how to combine Google Analytics data with a custom COGS...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #181 - Content marketing thru checkout

How Blue Bottle Coffee uses content marketing to educate customers Sam Hollis breaks down Blue Bottle Coffee's content marketing and how easily it flows from content to store and finally to checkout. This level of integration can be difficult to achieve, but it ensures that a lot of your prospective...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #180 - Protecting SEO, Welcome program

Replatforming SEO Strategies to Protect Rankings, Boost Traffic, and Drive Sales Andrea Wahbe writes about SEO considerations when you switch platforms, but the advice is just as valid if you're making a major change to your Shopify store like a new theme. I've seen too many stores wipe out or...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #179 - Value of a subscriber

How to calculate the value of an email subscriber Samantha Connors at Jilt wrote how to calculate the value of an email subscriber along with several different methods and metrics to track. You'll probably just want to pick one method and stick with it, too many methods and metrics can...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #178 - How often to email, Ecommerce reports

How often should you send marketing emails? Send more email. Sam Greenspan wrote a very well-researched article on how frequently to send emails. There's very little downside to sending more emails if you have something to say. 15 Ecommerce Reports to Lift Your Sales, Without Drowning in Data Andrea Wahbe...

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