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Shopify Dispatch Issue #390 - Google Analytics 4, Custom CSS

Issue #390 - March 15th, 2023 Connect Google Analytics 4 with Shopify Google Analytics 4 has finally come to Shopify and Ilana Davis has written a guide to get Shopify talking to GA4. Easily Extend your Theme with Custom CSS Shopify is adding a way to add custom CSS to...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #389 - Loyalty program costs, Fix broken links

Issue #389 - March 8th, 2023 Loyalty Program Expectations Kevin Hillstrom writes about how they evaluate loyalty programs and why those programs might not be profitable after accounting for program costs. Check broken links without using another Shopify App Ilana Davis shares how she checked and fixed broken links using...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #388 - Buying preferences, Apps losing theme editing

Issue #388 - March 1st, 2023 Online / Store Relationships Kevin Hillstrom writes about how customers have preferences for where they buy from you and how you need to adapt your marketing to account for that. Upcoming changes to Asset API approval scope While full of technical jargon, Shopify has...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #387 - Merchandise solar system, Grow repeat buyers

Issue #387 - February 22nd, 2023 Merchandise/Category Solar System Using the analogy of the solar system, Kevin Hillstrom describes how merchandise categories influence each other. 9 Ways to Grow Repeat Buyers Pamela Hazelton list different ways to grow repeat buyers using a variety of techniques. Track down which customer cohorts...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #386 - Shopify Winter '23 Edition

Issue #386 - February 15th, 2023 Shopify's Winter '23 Edition The big news of the week is Shopify's release of their Winter '23 Edition. It includes many new features and improvements, some already released and some forthcoming. Highlights that caught my eye are the AI-generated product descriptions (still not as...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #385 - Self-service returns, New customer accounts

Issue #385 - February 8th, 2023 How to ace returns management with Shopify Shopify has released a customer self-service returns feature. Though basic for now, this should really help cut the cost of processing returns. Now launched: New customer accounts They've also simplified how customers create new accounts which will...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #382 - SEO for new products, Commerce trends

Google Messes Up New Items Within A Category Kevin Hillstrom writes about how Google will tend to favor your older products which makes it more difficult for your newer products to get traction. This reminds me of an famous essay about SEO from 2004. It's a long read but it...

Shopify Dispatch Issue #381 - Better Shopify Flow automation, AOV changes

The next big evolution of Shopify Flow is here Warren Pamukoff writes about Shopify Flow improvements including scheduling, data actions (e.g. get order details), and loops (e.g. every order today). These should help automate data collection with Flow. Your Average Order Value now has a new definition in Shopify Shopify...

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