Shopify product sales as percentage or dollar amounts: Which is better?
When you’re running a product sale in your Shopify store, is it better to show the savings as a percent off or a dollar amount? For example, let’s say you are selling a shirt on sale for $15 that retails for $20. Is it better to say “25% OFF” or “SAVE $5”. Today, I’d like to discuss why you might choose to show a product’s savings as a percentage vs a dollar amount.
Flair update: Dynamic product badge text
I’m pleased to announce the latest release of Flair product badges which includes support for dynamic badge product text. So what exactly is dynamic product badge text? This question may be best answered with a real-world example. Naowna recently emailed me about using Flair product badges to help promote an upcoming sale for her shop: We are looking for a badge that can call out the stock remaining for an upcoming sample sale.
Tips for changing Shopify themes without breaking your store
So you’re ready to give your Shopify store a fresh new look by switching to a new Shopify theme. Or perhaps you are just thinking about it. Well before you pull the trigger and change your Shopify theme there are a few things you should consider. Flair product badges customer MJ recently wrote in to ask me about changing her theme: We’re in the process of changing the theme for our store.
How to disable your built-in Shopify theme product badges
Flair customer Sabryna recently wrote in to say: We would like something that grabs your attention more which is why we opted for your app :). I was wondering if we place the code allowing for the flair badges if it would replace the current blue [on sale product badge] circle? In this case, Sabryna was looking to replace her theme’s built-in product badges with custom Flair product badges.
Why you should be promoting your in stock Shopify products
These days many online stores do not actually carry any stock for items they sell. With the rise in popularity of drop shipping, many merchants simply forward orders for items to third-party vendors for fulfillment. If your store carries items in stock, this can actually be considered a marketable feature. In stock items are much more desirable for customers and can help you convert more sales. In today’s post, I’d like to discuss why you should be promoting your in stock Shopify products.
Shopify product tag best practices
Flair customer Amanda recently emailed me for tips on using product tags in her Shopify store: I’m a little perplexed on how to use [a product] tag. Can you elaborate a little for me? Lets say I want to put the tag on some clothing items, how to I manage to do it? This is a great question so I thought I’d share some of my recommended best practices when it comes to using Shopify product tags within your shop.
How Pro Stanchions uses Flair product badges
I recently chatted with Flair customer Justin about how he uses Flair product badges to help boost sales within his Shopify store Pro Stanchions. Pro Stanchions is a leading distributor of Crowd Control equipment. They provide crowd control management equipment including stanchions (a.k.a. - posts), retractable belts, ropes and more. Flair Product badges won’t slow down your Shopify store When searching for a product badge solution, Justin originally tried another Shopify app unsuccessfully.
Are your Shopify customers receiving your message?
This past weekend my family and I went to see a Mazes & Brain Games exhibit at our local science museum. The exhibit was filled with lots of mazes, brain teasers and puzzles. My personal favorite was a puzzle where you had to guide a laser through a maze using a series of mirrors. However, there was one brain teaser I was not able to master no matter how hard I tried.
Increase your Shopify sales with multiple product badges
Product badges are a great way to promote the important features of your products to help them sell faster. You can use a product badge to highlight social proof with a Best Seller badge. You can also use a product badge to highlight scarcity with a Limited Quantity badge. But what if a product is both a best seller AND has a limited quantity? The answer is to show both the Best Seller and Limited Quantity product badges together.
Flair update: Support for multiple product badges
By popular demand, I’m pleased to share the details of the latest Flair release unofficially dubbed the Multiple badge support release. The multiple badge feature is unique in that it was the most requested feature for something I initially didn’t think should be a feature of Flair. Why did I not think Flair should support showing multiple badges for a single product? Well for starters I believe less is more when it comes to capturing your customer’s attention.
Using the Shopify Script Editor to discount and promote your Shopify products
This week we’ll discuss the most powerful way you can discount your Shopify products — the Shopify Script Editor. This post is the final post in a series about the different ways you can discount your products in Shopify. In case you missed any or want to review, here are the links to the other posts in this series: 3 ways to discount your Shopify products (and one disastrous way to avoid) Discounting your Shopify products by price and compare at price The 5 things every merchant needs to know about using Shopify discount codes In today’s post, we’ll discuss using the Shopify Script Editor to run sales and promotions within your Shopify Store.
The 5 things every merchant needs to know about using Shopify discount codes
Last week we discussed how you can run Shopify sales in your store by adjusting the price and compare at price of items. Adjusting the price of your items is a simple yet effective way to run a site wide sale within your Shopify store. But what if you want to limit your sale to specific products or customers? Perhaps you want to run a sale on just your slow movers to get them selling faster.