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Past issues

Shopify Dispatch Issue #80 - Product launches, New app guidelines

Launch to your repeat customers on Shopify Huge launches are desirable but sometimes it's better to set your sights lower. A focused launch of a new product to your customers might be a better idea, especially while it's still under development. New Guidelines for Getting Listed in the Shopify App...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #79 - Customer acquisition, Product review SEO

Overhauling Your Customer Acquisition Model Taking an analytical approach to your customer acquisition is required as you scale and compete in different marketing channels. If you can't track sales back to the channel, you're going to be wasting your marketing budget. Shopify Product Reviews App: case of the missing reviews...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #78 - Private flash sales, Simple rewards

Using Exclusive Flash Sales to Reengage Your Most Valuable Customers Flash sales aren't just to get a spike in sales. You can also use them to bring back your most important customers to your store and as a way to keep your list excited. Encouraging your best customers to buy...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #77 - Industry reports, Essential structured data

More Shopify Plus Industry Reports: Insight & Imagination for Tomorrow & Beyond Shopify has released more industry reports which now cover: fashion, consumer electronics, home goods, health and wellness, fitness and sports, beauty, toys, and baby care. The essential structured data for your Shopify store SEO Make sure your Shopify...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #76 - Retention strategy, Email timing

How to Overhaul Your Retention Strategy and Develop More Profitable Repeat Customers Herbert Lui writes about how to plan our your customer retention strategy by looking at what industry veterans do. How to find the optimal time to email your store's customers There's common advice about when the best time...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #75 - Calculated shipping, Returning visitors

Shopify Shipping Brings Calculated Rates to All Shopify Plans Shopify has added support for calculated shipping rates to all of their plans. While limited to USPS and Canada Post for now, this might help your conversion rates or profit if you've been using flat rate shipping. Returning Ecommerce Visitors: How...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #74 - Free shipping thresholds, Starving crowds

How to Calculate Free Shipping Thresholds I'm a big fan of using customer behavior data to drive business decisions (in fact, that's the point of my Repeat Customer Insights app). In this article Tommy Walker describes how you can figure out what thresholds to use for your free shipping.. Customer...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #73 - Draft orders, Shipping scripts

Introducing Shopify's Draft Orders API Shopify has released a new API to create draft orders. Though still in beta, once apps start using this API I expect some interesting workflows to arrive: phone orders, wholesale order automation, and bulk ordering. Introducing Shopify Shipping Scripts: Innovative Shipping Customizations While it's for...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #72 - Rich snippets, Retail trend data

How much Rich Snippets will enhance your search results Google's rich snippets are a powerful tool to improve a store's organic traffic and conversions. In this article I look at and compare different formats of rich snippets. Find and Leverage Retail Trend Data to Grow Your Business William Harris outlines...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #71 - Rich snippets, Leaky funnels

The difficulty of getting Google to add Rich Snippets for your Shopify store With less and less space being provided to Google's organic search results, anything you can do to get more pixels on the page can help. Luckily for Shopify stores you can setup rich snippets and have your...

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