Posted on April 28, 2019 by
Shopify has single-handedly lifted ecommerce to a whole new level. By being affordable, easy to use and ready to deploy, Shopify has enabled even small retailers to take on the big guns. In addition to this, Shopify has also allowed retailers to add on applications to customize the platform in order to better meet the specific needs of each store.
In fact, Shopify has now reached a point where its app store is inundated with thousands of applications for wide range of needs. For aspiring as well as well-established online retailers, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find the right add-ons for their store in this clutter.
We understand the journey a retailer takes and have curated a list of apps which will help you get started and grow your business. The following apps have the highest ratings in their respective areas by the highest number of users.
GemPages’ Page builder is a feature-packed store builder which lets you choose from thousands of stunning pre-built templates. You are not required to possess coding or design skills to make the most out of this app – you can easily build landing pages and product pages designed to convert visitors into customers. GemPages also allows you to integrate your store with Facebook Pixel and Google’ shopping catalog. With its easy-to-use features, GemPages can make it easy even for an absolute beginner to open a store on Shopify.
Bulk Product Edit allows you to easily upload, update or remove hundreds of SKUs in a matter of a few minutes. You can simply upload a CSV or an excel sheet to the app and it will take care of populating your store with all the products. It also gives you the ability to schedule offers with the start and end date and undo multiple changes with a single click. As an added advantage, you can also upload the URL and meta descriptions for all your products in a few clicks. This ensures that all your pages are SEO-friendly and easily findable online. Since the hassle of inventory management is taken care of by BPE, you can save resources and time on an otherwise draining job.
Kit recommends the right Facebook and Instagram marketing activities which are most likely to drive sales. With Kit, you can create dynamic ads, including retargeting ads to bring visitors back to your store. Since Kit is built with artificial intelligence, you are not required to have in-depth marketing and analytics knowledge to optimize your ads. The app works 24×7 to analyze your products, visitors and their interaction with your store to recommend your next marketing move to boost your sales. These features make Kit your cost-effective and personal marketing executive, who is always available to connect and brainstorm with.
Shippo is a shipping and tracking app which provides you with discounted shipping rates for even large orders. Shippo allows you to connect with around 50 plus carriers from around the world and also provide your customers with accurate and transparent tracking information. In several instances, customers might love your products and offers and yet, not complete the purchase after taking a look at the shipping charges. With Shippo, you can get the best deals and ensure the timely delivery of your products to your customers.
AfterShip is a user friendly returns management system which makes it easy for your customers to return shipped products. With AfterShip, you can create custom returns policy, automated status notifications, all without your customers having to mail your store’s support desk. Allowing your customers to return products hassle-free can help build more customer-trust. With such a comprehensive solution, you can also save on the resources you would otherwise have to dedicate towards returns management.
Owning a successful ecommerce store isn’t determined only by providing your customers with what they need. In today’s competitive marketplace, it is necessary to go the extra mile and use novel methods to make a customer’s purchasing journey as effortless and enjoyable as possible.
At Tagalys we work to make this process easier, providing your online store with the ability to distinguish itself as the go-to store in any niche. Our solutions advance the visual merchandising capabilities of your store by understanding customer behavior and displaying products they are more likely to buy. To know more about our solutions, and how we can help you meet your merchandising objectives, please get in touch with us today!