How Lowe’s turned a cold snap into cold hard cash

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This past weekend, I was out shopping for a few items I needed at Lowe’s. As I was walking through the store I happened to pass by this fire pit seen here: Lowe’s had featured this fire pit in a prominent location in their store where shoppers are likely to pass by. Since it is still summer here, a fire … Read More

How to hide Shopify product tags from collection filters

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As you may recall, a couple weeks back I discussed how you can use product tags to add power-ups to your Shopify store. That article triggered a couple of discussions with merchants that liked the idea of using product tags in this way, but were afraid to use them in their store. Why would anyone be afraid to add product … Read More

How to find the best selling products on any Shopify store

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Did you know you can see the best selling products for any Shopify store? The ability to see best selling Shopify products is a feature that is baked right into Shopify. This can be a great way to let your shoppers see the most popular products within your store. You can also use this technique for competitive research to find … Read More

Why you should promote your out of stock Shopify products

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So you have a popular product in your Shopify store. It’s so popular, in fact, that it sells out of stock. So what should you do? Should you immediately remove it from your Shopify store? Not so fast. You see, even though an out of stock Shopify product will not result in an immediate sale, they can still provide some … Read More

Using product tags to add power-ups to your Shopify store

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Growing up I used to love to watch the TV show MacGyver. There wasn’t a problem he couldn’t solve with a well placed paperclip or bobby pin and his trusty mullet. Shopify comes fully loaded with a great set of tools to help you manage your e-commerce store. But what do you do if you need to do something that … Read More

How to safely make changes to your Shopify theme

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When you are making changes to your Shopify theme, how can you be sure you won’t accidentally break your shop? I recently received this question from a merchant about my Shopify app Flair product badges: My website is heavily customized, I just want to make sure your badges will work properly and won’t break my Shopify store This is a … Read More

Using emojis to promote your Shopify products

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A couple days ago, I discovered that my Shopify app Flair supports an unexpected feature. So what exactly is this feature? This is the note I received from Flair customer Ed: Looks like emojis work in the text field as well. I might make a few badges with those in them Ed – Sensory Edge As it turns out, even … Read More