Each month we discuss a Shopify application which we use and love. This month, meet Rewind, an automatic backup service Shopify store owners. Your data is your business! If you lose data, you lose your business. Read More
After November 2018, Magento will no longer support Magento 1.0 forcing users to upgrade to Magento 2.0. As the forced migration date for Magento approaches, here are our Top 5 reasons to consider Shopify. Read More
Milk Bottle Labs are delighted to host this extra special Meetup next Tuesday, May 22nd. Network, catch up and learn from Mike Potter, Founder of Rewind & Lynsey Thornton, Vice President of UX at Shopify Inc. Read More
If Shopify is the driving force behind democratising commerce then Unite is the national convention - it’s where knowledge-sharing, connections and camaraderie amongst the global family of Shopify Partners takes place. Read More
The world of e-Commerce is ever changing. New sales channels, digital techniques, social media and platform changes are hard to keep up with. We love the content produced in house by the Shopify team. Read More
For our next Shopify Meetup, we travel to the heart of Ireland. Athlone, Co. Westmeath is a busy industrious town just over an hour from Dublin. We've built quite a few stores for Shopify entrepreneurs in the area. Read More
Android users can now complete their purchase on your Shopify store with just a few clicks with Google Pay. By giving your customers a quick and friction less way to pay you'll be reducing the number of abandoned carts. Read More
The .ie registration process will undergo change very soon. It has been decided to remove the claim to the name clause. Under this clause, businesses had to prove they had a connection to the name in order to register it. Read More
In just 11 minutes, you’ll be able to turn your unknown brand into a category leader. Read this post, where I will tell you exactly how one Shopify store overcame the obstacle of trust faced by new and unknown brands. Read More
Over the last 2 to 3 years we've been adding at least 5 to 10 apps by default to each Shopify store. Many improve receipts, management and add efficiencies to logistics and fulfillment. Here's 5 we can't live without. Read More
One important asset that most entrepreneurs don’t think they need to backup is their Shopify store. This is because Shopify users assume that Shopify’s gurus will be able to recover a deleted file or restore the account...... Read More
See how the Shopify POS app can help your growing Shopify store. Sell in person at pop-up shops, trade shows, festivals, markets - wherever your customers are found, you can sell to them with Shopify POS. Read More
On May 25th 2018 the GDPR will take effect. This will affect all Shopify business owners. Join us on February 15th to discuss GDPR for our 8th Shopify Meet Up...
It's this time of the year e-commerce consultants, digital marketeers and online entrepreneurs try to predict what's going to be hot in 2018. Here we share 3 simple tips to focus on for 2018.
In today’s online reality of phishing scams, identity theft and viruses, you need to do everything in your power to ensure customers feel confident about using your site.
To help you cope with this surge in potential shoppers around Black Friday & Cyber Monday, and ensure that you make the most of the Shopify platform, here are five updates that will help.
Give your store the best chance to grow sales this BFCM season by offering your customers shareable discount codes that makes it easier and quicker to buy from you, every time.
If you want loyal, repeat customers, you need to start building an online community of followers, and a great way to do that is to create email lists of current & future customers.
If you’ve always toyed with the idea of launching your own ecommerce store but didn’t know where to start – then this is the blog for you! In 4 minutes, we'll show you how to launch a profitable e-Commerce business.
Join us on Wednesday, November 22nd for our 7th Official Shopify Meetup Dublin! Read More
We've two great topics - Kit from Shopify and Pixc the photo editing app. Network and catch up with like minded Shopify users, developers and fellow e-Commerce entrepreneurs.
With an audience of over 200 million readers, BuzzFeed is the King of online publishing! Shopify's partnership with BuzzFeed could help you promote on a large scale and increase your audience base, follow the link for all the details.
If you want to rank better on Google, connect with customers, convert users, build trust and encourage social shares, then you should really think about channelling your inner Stephen Spielberg! Read More
Follow the link to read why video marketing could really benefit you.
Since we launched the first ever Shopify Meetup in Ireland in early 2016 we've been regularly asked to bring the show to the South West of Ireland. We are really excited to be hosting the first ever Shopify Meetup in Cork on October 12th. Read More
Simply put, video marketing is the use of videos in your various marketing campaigns to market or promote your brand, service or product. A successful video marketing campaign should include different kinds of videos such as customer testimonials, how-to-videos, corporate training videos, explainer videos... Read More
Join us on Thursday September 21st our 6th Official Shopify Dublin Meetup! It's a 'Merchant Special', a fun evening of networking with like minded Shopify users and fans. We have 3 business owners joining our Q & A on the night including Donagh Quigley - The Irish Handmade Soap Company. Read More
Your Shopify theme choice can make or break your business and affect sales. The Shopify themes have improved significantly over the last 24 months. Clever theme choice will save you in the long run from expensive customisations and app installs. Here we suggest our theme favourites. Read More
What is a Payment Gateway? Yes it's a pretty simple question we receive weekly. So here's a comprehensive answer :). It refers to how you take payments and how your sales are funded into your bank account. Shopify Payments
is a cool easy to use gateway but there are over 70 options with Shopify.
For online business owners operating on legacy platforms such as Zencart or Magento, moving platform, known as replatforming often creates a huge problem for the online business. Luckily we specialise in moving stores onto to Shopify with minimal business interruption. Read More
As Ireland's No.1 Shopify Experts, we are delighted to announce our next Official Shopify Meetup at our new larger location - the wonderful Fitzwilliam Hotel on Stephens Green. It's a 'Merchant Special', a fun evening of networking with 3 Shopify business owners joining our Q & A on the night.
We all want to make a success of ourown e-commerce website Read More
and it's possible! Heaps ofnew Shopify stores are opening every month. Starting an online store with Shopify is not that difficult. We’ve put together a wonderful step-by-step guide to help find your next product.
For first-time online store owners launching a store can be a terrifying ordeal. Whatever the reason, it has caused you to hit the pause button and you are still not live. How do you deal with your anxiety and launch the store? Read More
In the ‘early’ internet days consumer interest could be easily gained by simply using original or interesting content. Customers have become smarter to targeted marketing techniques. Real effort is now needed to gain new customers attention. Read More
Facebook ads can give up to 152% ROI. Though there are different versions of Facebook ads, there are selective types of ads, which you have to be aware of for your e-commerce business. Read on to understand the strategies to boost your sale with Facebook Ads. Read More
Owning a Shopify store demands creative and new ideas to drive more traffic. This can be a challenge. You'll always find answers to your questions once you have a clear understanding of the current market requirements and the moves of your competitors. Read More
You may be an entrepreneur with an already successful e-commerce business or a big enterprise-level player but do you worry that your present platform may not match your growth levels? If so it may be a good time to consider a move to Shopify Plus. Read More
In the 2nd half of April this year, more than a thousand ofShopify partners, merchants and developers descended on San Francisco for Shopify Unite. Announcements included Shopify Pay & a new card reader. Here’re the highlights of Shopify Unite 2017. Read More
Shopify have announced a completely updated admin interface called Polaris. It will provide Shopify merchants with a more visual admin panel making it even easier to manage and grow your business with the world's favourite commerce platform. Read More
The Shopify v's Magento debate continues. Magento has will stop supporting Magento 1.x in Q3 of 2018. Magento will no longer offer support or upgrades for Magento 1.x. In light of this, Let's consider 3 good reasons why you should consider Shopify. Read More
Our Meetups are steadily growing alongside the Shopify community in Ireland. For Meetup 5 on May 24th we'll mix it up a little. We have 2 interesting topics - using video to boost ecommerce sales and managing your store finances with XERO.
Search engine optimisation (SEO) may sound simple but, in reality, it can can quickly overwhelm even the most experienced online entrepreneur. So what’s an e-commerce business owner to do?Here we share 5 SEO Strategies For The Savvy E-Commerce Entrepreneur. Read More
For non marketing folks, building a brand may seem like an impossible task. Effective branding is a complete package that leaves a memorable footprint on the consumers minds. Here are 10 useful branding tips based on our own brand building experience.
Social media helps in reaching out to customers, potential investors and influencers. However, managing social media takes a lot of time. Yet, you can’t afford to neglect these tasks or you may lose the business advantage. So, what’s the solution? Read More