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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...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #68 - Customer predictions, Repeat buyer tactics

Special news: I just acquired a new Shopify app, JSON-LD for SEO. Predicting when your customer will buy again What if you could predict the future? With the right data you can, at least for your repeat customers. Customer purchase latency can give you an idea about which customers will...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #67 - Post-holiday sales, Backend page speed

Drive Sales After the Holiday Retail Rush The holiday season is over so now it's time to try to boost the slow first quarter sales. Jason Dent has four strategies you can start putting in place now, though to be honest they aren't quick fixes and will likely payoff later...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #66 - Predicting 2017, Shrinking AOV

Ditch the Crystal Ball: Where to Place Strategic Ecommerce Bets in 2017 With 2016 drawing to a close, it's time to think about what major changes you'll make for next year. My own experience leads me to bet on greater personalization backed by the quantity of customer data stores are...

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