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Shopify FAQs

Shopify FAQs

by Adam Pearce

In order to help answer some of the key questions asked by Shopify merchants and those looking to build a Shopify store, we've put together a list of some of the key questions and answers on Shopify below.

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Is Shopify Safe?

Is Shopify Safe?

by Adam Pearce

Shopify offers businesses a simple, but powerful platform to sell their goods and services online. One of the key questions asked by many looking to join the platform tends to be around safety and security. The team at Blend Commerce have put together a range of reasons why the answer is 'Yes'.
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How does Shopify work?

How does Shopify work?

by Adam Pearce

If you're thinking about using Shopfiy as your e-commerce platform, you won't be alone. With over 500,000 merchants across the globe, Shopify is fast becoming the e-commerce platform of choice.
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How to build a Shopify Site

How to build a Shopify Site

by Adam Pearce

Have you been thinking about creating an online site with Shopify? Perhaps you've sourced an incredible product or designed a new local service and you're ready for the next step. If this sounds like you, this short text and video guide will show you to how to build a Shopify site, or as its more commonly know, a Shopify Store.
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How to create a Shopify Store

How to create a Shopify Store

by Adam Pearce

Understanding how to create a Shopify store from scratch is one of the biggest challenges for many entrepreneurs looking to sell with Shopify. From choosing the best Shopify plan for your business to choosing a Shopify Expert developer, there are many questions to answer. In this blog, we address all the big questions.
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Our guide to Shopify store email notifications

Our guide to Shopify store email notifications

by Adam Pearce

Here at Blend Commerce, we sometimes tend to focus on parts of Shopify that often get overlooked elsewhere. One such area is Shopify store email notifications. As you’ll probably be aware, the standard notifications from Shopify tend to be a little bland - both in terms of their content and in terms of their design.
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4 ways to get Pinterest working for YOUR shopify store

4 ways to get Pinterest working for YOUR shopify store

by Lauren Barrett

If you still think that Instagram and Facebook are the be-all and end-all of social media marketing tools, think again.
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Can a blog really help my Shopify store?

Can a blog really help my Shopify store?

by Lauren Barrett

If you’re reading this then you are probably asking yourself the same question we once did. Will a blog really benefit my business? Especially as it’s a Shopify store. With over 77% of Internet users reading blogs, it’s no wonder that businesses who include them are seeing 126% more lead growth. The answer then, is a big fat YES.
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5 reasons why you shouldn’t work with a Shopify Expert agency…

5 reasons why you shouldn’t work with a Shopify Expert agency…

by Adam Pearce

Seriously, you shouldn’t work with a Shopify Expert. Trust us, we are one. Ok, so I guess you’re looking for a little more than just ‘our word’. Here’s a rundown of 5 reasons why you really shouldn’t work with a Shopify Expert agency. Prepare to be dismayed.
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Shopify turbo theme - Why we only with Out of The Sandbox.

Shopify turbo theme - Why we only with Out of The Sandbox.

by Adam Pearce

Whilst we’ve been official partners a little while, Blend Commerce will now ONLY ever use themes by Out of the Sandbox for our Shopify store setups. In this blog, we look at the reasons why, and explain some of the key benefits using the Turbo theme for Shopify merchants.
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Why your product page sucks...and how to fix it.

Why your product page sucks...and how to fix it.

by Adam Pearce

So you’ve got great traffic, YAY, strong products, YAY, but your conversion rate is lower than an ant’s limbo pole, BOOOO. Time to throw in the towel? No way. After working with over 100 Shopify store owners, just like you, we’ve seen how product pages are often overlooked by many Shopify entrepreneurs. To help, we’ve put together 5 key tips on how to boost your conversion rates by making changes to your product page, along with some examples from our recent work.
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What should you expect from a social media manager?

What should you expect from a social media manager?

by Lauren Barrett

As any entrepreneur will tell you, the biggest challenge is having to ‘spin many plates’. Sourcing products, accounting, tax, marketing - all fall to you. It’s stressful right? In the world of ecommerce where marketing is driven by social media, this can be a key component of how you spend your day.
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