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Past issues

Shopify Dispatch Issue #20 - February 10th, 2016

How to Set Retail Discounts, for Ecommerce Too often I see discounts created without any thought behind them. A merchant will decide that today 15% sounds good and next time they'll make it 20%. Armando Roggio shows how to plan out your discounts so it matches your business reason for...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #19 - February 3rd, 2016

All Shopify Stores Now Use SSL Encryption Everywhere Trust is the #1 factor when a customer is deciding about buying from you, versus a competitor. Even if you have an amazing price, if they don't trust your store, you won't get the sale. Security and SSL is one aspect of...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #18 - January 27th, 2016

Calculating your customer purchase latency Knowing your reorder metrics are important. How much they spend is commonly used. One oft-overlooked metric is the Customer Purchase Latency, the how long it takes a customer to reorder. By building campaigns around this metric you can speed up reorders. How To Turn Your...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #17 - January 20th, 2016

Getting repeat sales using purchase latency Knowing your customer purchase latency can help you build a strategy to get more repeat sales from customers. Though it can be difficult to track and manage, the payoff may be worth it. Small Retailers Better Able to Adopt Unified Commerce One area outside...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #16 - January 13th, 2016

Pricing out a Private Shopify App Creating a private Shopify app can be a valuable project for many merchants. Having the flexibility to customize and control how your store functions can give you automation potential that topples public App Store apps. But make sure to budget enough to keep the...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #15 - January 6th, 2016

How to keep driving sales after holiday season Just because the holiday season is over doesn't mean you should slow everything down yet. You deserve a break for getting through the end of the year but make sure to use the first few months of 2016 to keep driving sales....

Shopify Dispatch Issue #14 - December 30th, 2015

It's been a light week content-wise. Everyone is recovering from the holiday season and wrapping up the year. Don't forget to do a final promotion before the fiscal year ends for businesses. Telling a story with your content marketing I've used stories with my content marketing several times but it...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #13 - December 23rd, 2015

Maximizing your email marketing While not all of Nick's advice here will work for everyone (what advice does?), he includes some great email marketing tips for ecommerce merchants. Depending on your pricing and level of service your customers expect, you might find building a relationship is required. Though offers and...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #12 - December 16th, 2015

App Integration Will Benefit Your Ecommerce Website Spending time (and thus money) keeping all of you business data up-to-date sucks. Sometimes it's a must-do, like making sure your customer orders are sent to your supplier. Other data updates are a should-do, which... let's be honest here, get put off until...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #11 - December 9th, 2015

Sales Report: 2015 Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Cyber Monday More data has come in on the 2015 Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Cyber Monday sales and three things stand out to me: Online orders are up Mobile orders are up (a bunch) Extending the shopping season to Halloween or even just...

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