Chris Blair

Pros & Cons of the Shopify Platform

Shopify is one of the greatest platforms ever created for e-commerce. But like anything else, and has its disadvantages and advantages. For most people, the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages, but to be fair, both sides should be presented so that you can choose whether or not Shopify is right for your e-commerce venture. Let’s start with some of the advantages of Shopify. Advantages of Shopify Shopify is competitively priced.

An Overview of the Shopify App Store

Not everyone knows this, but when you sign up for Shopify you actually get access to a huge number of apps that can integrate with your Shopify site and allow you to have more functionality, more flexibility and add some pretty cool features that might just be the difference between a few sales and a whole lot. If you are a Shopify store owner, and you haven’t had the opportunity

Can Your Brick-and-Mortar Store Work Hand-in-Hand with Shopify?

If you have a brick-and-mortar store, and you are thinking about opening an online store using Shopify, you might be wondering just how that would work and whether or not the two are compatible. Rest assured, their business owners all over the world the do exactly that. In fact, because of the economy, business owners are struggling everywhere. Many of them adopt their e-commerce website in the hopes that their

How to Set up Product Variants with Shopify

If you have a Shopify store the sales real-world items one of the things that you may have to deal with is product variants. Luckily, Shopify handles this very well, unlike some of the e-commerce platforms that are out there. This article will demonstrate how you can use Shopify to do product variants but before that, let’s discuss what a product variant actually is. Product variants are the different types

How to Choose a Shopify Theme

So, you’re wondering how you choose a Shopify theme. There are a lot of them to choose from and there are a few selection options that you have. Shopify has over 100 free themes in their theme store. But they also have a large number of premium themes. If you choose a free theme you can install it on your site without incurring an extra charge. The premium themes vary

How Shopify Pays Store Owners

If you’re considering Shopify one of the things that you’re going to want to know is how you’re going to get paid. Shopify has a built-in payment gateway that uses their credit card machines to process all of your sales. At regular intervals, Shopify pays the storeowners what they are owed, minus any credit card fees that come with your Shopify plan. This is actually a really great way to

How Does Shopify Support Work?

If you Shopify store or you are considering a Shopify store, you might be wondering what sort of support options are available to you and how they actually work. You’ll be pleased to know that Shopify’s customer support is one of the reasons that the platform is so popular. In this article, we’ll explore that popularity as it relates to the customer service that Shopify offers its merchants. If you

Four Winning Tips for Using Pinterest to Make Sales in your Shopify Store

If you own a Shopify store, odds are that you already know about the social media tie-ins that you can do, especially adding the buy button to Pinterest posts. However, even though this is available, and everyone knows that social media can be a valuable source of sales, there are still people out there that resist using Pinterest – mostly because they have never used it and are a little

Why Recurring Passive Income is the Ideal Business Model

A lot of people think that making money online is the perfect set up. In the perfect world, this means earning from a passive income model so that they can even be asleep and still be earning money. Even when you are working, if you’re online then you’ll be able to make money from the comfort of your home or even while you’re sitting on the beach soaking up sun.

Using Affiliates to Sell 1000X More

Okay, so maybe 1000X more is a bit of hyperbole… But in theory, adding affiliate programs to your ecommerce store is a fantastic way to greatly increase the sales you make. Generally, the term affiliate tends to be associated with one-off payments for digital products and informational products. In fact though, there’s no reason for this to be the case… What is an Affiliate Program? An affiliate program is essentially