35 of the Best Shopify Apps  to Increase Sales

35 of the Best Shopify Apps to Increase Sales

One of the biggest benefits of managing an e-commerce business with Shopify is that there are thousands of apps you can add to the service to enhance it. Whether you want to notify customers who were interested in a product that it’s back in stock, export orders automatically, add customer reviews, or get deeper insight into your sales with analytics, there’s an app for that. But not all Shopify apps are created equal. If you’re just opening your Shopify store, or looking to take the next step in growing your e-commerce business, this list of the 35 Best Shopify Apps to Increase Sales is for you. Bonus: They all have either free plans, or free trials, so you don’t have to spend a dime to try them out.

(more…)
Shopify SEO Checklist

Shopify SEO Checklist

If you manage a Shopify store, it’s obvious why organic search traffic is so valuable — it gives you the opportunity to boost your sales numbers without paying for external marketing or ad campaigns. So Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a digital marketing skill you’ll want to nail when it comes to your online store. The great news is that you don’t need to be an SEO expert to improve your search ranking. In this post we’ll go through 8 key steps on your Shopify SEO Checklist to kickstart your journey to the top of the search results. 

(more…)
How do I Export Shopify Orders Automatically?

How do I Export Shopify Orders Automatically?

While seeing your most recent Shopify store orders right in your store’s dashboard is great, there are times when exporting all of your orders is extremely helpful. For example, you may need to send daily order reports to a fulfillment team or suppliers. You might also want a consolidated report for accounting purposes, or to do some analysis on your sales patterns. Instead of manually exporting, try one of these methods to export your Shopify orders automatically.

(more…)
The Ultimate Shopify Store Launch Checklist for First-Time Store Owners

The Ultimate Shopify Store Launch Checklist for First-Time Store Owners

Officially pushing the button to launch your Shopify store is an exciting moment — your products are just a few clicks away from being live to the world. But there are several steps you need to take between deciding to sell on Shopify and actually launching your store. To make sure you’re hitting your first sales goals and keeping your customers happy from the get go, use our handy Shopify Store Launch Checklist to make sure opening up your shop is smooth and stress free. We’ve got you covered from prep work and technical set up through optimizing sales. 

(more…)
Choosing the best Shopify themes

Choosing the best Shopify themes

Every month the Shopify Theme Store attracts thousands of merchants, all searching for the perfect look for their online shop. Choosing the best Shopify theme is important. Not only does it enhance the look of your store, but it also impacts your store’s functionality, brand identity, user-friendliness, store performance and yes, ultimately your conversions.
(more…)

The Best Shopify Tools

The Best Shopify Tools

Every store knows cost savings on existing business processes will leave you with more at profit at the end of the month. Well, because we are asked frequently, we decided to cover some additional Shopify tools that can help you be more efficient, and ultimately more profitable. Note, these are just the preferred tools of the BackInStock team, based on our use of these tools. There are certainly more tools that can be beneficial to your Shopify store. Also, you don’t have to get these “Shopify tools” from the App store, they are tools that will benefit your business regardless.
(more…)

Holiday Planning for Online stores

Holiday Planning for Online stores

October is here, and that means the holiday planning should be well underway. Don’t assume people wait until November, or Thanksgiving weekend to start hunting for deals and buying presents. In this post we want to focus on the top 5 things you can do to prepare yourself for the holiday season as an online retailer.
(more…)

Retail Planning & Inventory Management

Retail Planning & Inventory Management

How can better Inventory Management impact your Shopify store?

Within this blog post we are going to discuss why as a Retailer it’s important to have two things running succinctly for a successful eCommerce business, alongside the obvious – Marketing:

  1. The correct website applications
  2. Retail planning – inventory management

(more…)

Our Plan for GDPR Compliance

Our Plan for GDPR Compliance

On May 25th 2018, the most comprehensive change to privacy legislation ever undertaken —the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)— takes effect.

Here at Back in Stock, data protection is something we take very seriously. As a cloud-based company entrusted with our customers’ data, we’ll continue to view the treatment of our users’ data as a top priority.

(more…)