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5 Ways to Prepare Your Clients for Black Friday

5 Ways to Prepare Your Clients for Black Friday

How to prepare your clients for Black Friday Weekend

For most online retailers, the busiest part of the year has already started to ramp up. In all likelihood, most of your client's yearly revenue will be generated in the next couple of months. Supporting them through this critical time period is a great way to solidify your business-client relationship.

If you have a lot of clients that are wanting to make the most of the holiday season, including Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, here are some starting points you can pass on to help them out. 

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8 Actionable Tips for Running an Agency and Getting More Business

8 Actionable Tips for Running an Agency and Getting More Business

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In a bid to help you build a sustainable agency business, we’ve collected advice from Shopify Partners who spoke at Pursuit. From those who were nine months into their adventure in building a business, to those who were growing a million dollar agency, Shopify Partners of all kinds shared their insights and advice.

In this post you will learn:

  • How to brand, market, and grow your agency
  • How to stop pulling your hair out by reducing chaos in your business
  • How to invest in your team and develop external partnerships

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7 Years of Business. 7 Pieces of Advice. How ‘We Make Websites’ Became #1

7 Years of Business. 7 Pieces of Advice. How ‘We Make Websites’ Became #1

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From IT interns to Shopify's number one ranked Partner in Europe, the guys behind 'We Make Websites' have worked on over 500 ecommerce projects to get where they are.

In this case study, you'll learn:

  • How We Make Websites found success.
  • 7 pieces of advice from one of Shopify's longest standing Partners.
  • How to apply these lessons learned to your own business.

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10 Ways to Establish Trust on Ecommerce Sites and Apps

10 Ways to Establish Trust on Ecommerce Sites and Apps

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In today’s world of misleading privacy practices and fake news, establishing trust on an ecommerce site or app has become crucial. But what signals can you leverage to prove to users that your product is one they can trust?

In this article, you will learn:

  • Ten key components of establishing trust on your site or app
  • What other ecommerce professionals believe are the most important aspects of building trust
  • Examples of how to implement trust signals into your work

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Everything You Need to Prepare for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Everything You Need to Prepare for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Email

There are lots of different ways you can “prepare” your clients, and yourself, for Black Friday/Cyber Monday this holiday season.

So instead of trying to cover the many different ways you can get ready for the busiest buying weekend of the year, we’ve curated a list of articles from our archives that cover everything you need to know. You'll learn:

  • Web design tricks to spruce up your client's site
  • Email marketing hacks for the season
  • How to make the most of holiday traffic spikes
  • What financial prep you can do in advance

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17 Incredible Ecommerce Trends That Will Boost Your Sales in 2017

17 Incredible Ecommerce Trends That Will Boost Your Sales in 2017

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We've already predicted how the web will evolve in the next 12 months — but what about ecommerce?

We quizzed some of the brightest minds in ecommerce to forecast the biggest trends. Follow these exciting developments, and you will boost your sales in 2017.

In this article, you'll learn:

  • What industry experts see for the coming year
  • How personalization, augmented reality, and mobile ecommerce design will play out in 2017
  • What resources you should be reading and watching 

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How to Host a Meetup

How to Host a Meetup

Shopify-focused events organized by partners are popping up all over the world. There are a lot of reasons why a partner might want to host a meetup, but sometimes it’s difficult to know exactly how to plan, organize, and execute a successful event.

To help you prepare, here are some insights and tips for hosting a killer Shopify meetup.

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Freelancing 101: How to Market a Small Business

Freelancing 101: How to Market a Small Business

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As a freelancer or small agency, you need to balance many different tasks. One of the most important of these is marketing. And as a small business, there are some unique ways you can market yourself and grow your clientele.

In this article, you'll learn:

  • Ten actionable ways to start marketing successfully
  • How industry leaders look at small business marketing
  • How being a small business gives you an edge

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Announcing the Speakers for Shopify Pursuit 2018 (and 3 Reasons Why You Should Give a Lightning Talk)

Announcing the Speakers for Shopify Pursuit 2018 (and 3 Reasons Why You Should Give a Lightning Talk)

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Shopify Pursuit is on the horizon and coming to a city near you, and we’re thrilled to announce the speakers joining us at every stop. Have you considered giving a talk yourself? We’re also looking for Shopify Partners to give lightning talks at our various Pursuit events.

In this post, you will learn:

  • Who’s speaking and the title of each talk at your nearest Shopify Pursuit event
  • How to apply as a speaker at Pursuit
  • The benefits of stepping on stage to share your story
  • How to nail a first-time talk

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