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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.
If you still think that Instagram and Facebook are the be-all and end-all of social media marketing tools, think again.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
According to, 73% of millennials identify email as their preferred means of business communication. Whilst we know that social media is an important part of driving ecommerce sales, email provides a whole bunch of opportunities to sell and build relationships with cli
With Instagram now averaging over 400 million active daily users, it’s high time to start getting more involved with one of the favorite social platforms of millennials. In fact, over 50% of all Americans aged between 18 and 29 are active users on Instagram. Jeez.

Finding the target market for a Shopify store sometimes can get overlooked in the early stages of a business. You find the perfect product, you have an idea for a name and logo and before you know it, your life! But with so much competition in the online marketplace, it's essential to ensure that your Shopify store development, design and marketing are strictly aligned to your target market.

We’re on a mission to make Shopify Blogs more ‘Jazzy’. Barry Manilow is not the answer, but how do you drive traffic with a Shopify Blog and keep visitors there? Well, here’s Blend Commerce’s 5 steps to creating a super sweet Shopify blog.

Good question. Well, the fact you’re reading this already shows one use. Traffic. Maybe you saw this blog title, it was a question you’ve been asking yourself and you decided to click. Or perhaps you googled it and one of the results was this blog? Without continuing to sound like a smart ass, let's look at why Shopify blogs can be so beneficial for your Shopify store.