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10 Stunning Ecommerce Websites to Inspire You in the New Year

10 Stunning Ecommerce Websites to Inspire You in the New Year

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If you aren’t already excited for 2017, we want you to be!

That’s why we’ve gathered some of our favorite ecommerce websites into one list, to give you to give you some fierce visual inspiration for your own work. Regardless of your client’s industry, we hope that these websites will inspire you to start, or continue, making commerce better for everyone in the new year.

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5 Free CRM Tools That Will Help Keep Your Web Design Business Organized

5 Free CRM Tools That Will Help Keep Your Web Design Business Organized

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Are you putting as much effort into nurturing leads as you are developing customer relationships? If not, you should be. After all, leads have the potential to grow into profitable clients — all they need are time, patience, the right product or service, and a strong business relationship.

One of the easiest ways to manage these relationships is to use Customer Relationship Management system (CRM). 

In this article, we'll walk you through:

  • What exactly defines a CRM
  • How a CRM can benefit your web design and development business
  • A glossary of common CRM terms
  • Five free CRMs you should consider using

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5 Retail Industry Trends to Get your Clients Excited about Shopify POS and Offline Selling

5 Retail Industry Trends to Get your Clients Excited about Shopify POS and Offline Selling

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There has never been a better time for your clients to get started with Shopify POS, or to add an offline-selling component to their already-established online business. And we want to help you get them excited about everything the new retail era has to offer.

In this article you'll learn: 

  • Five retail industry trends for 2017.
  • How your clients can embrace these trends by using Shopify POS.
  • Examples of retailers who are leveraging these trends. 

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6 Animation Libraries to Save Time and WOW Clients

6 Animation Libraries to Save Time and WOW Clients

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Saving time, creating more while doing less, and building upon previously successful frameworks are just a few of the benefits of using JavaScript and CSS libraries. Best of all, they’re built to help with all areas of web design and development — including animations, which can be a powerful part of your next client project.

We want you to focus less on the logistics of your animations and more on planning, strategizing, and implementing them. That's why we’ve assembled a list of six animation libraries to help build stunning animations for your next client project.

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9 Slack Integrations to Boost Your Team's Productivity

9 Slack Integrations to Boost Your Team's Productivity

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As you scale your business, you may start to notice tools like Google Hangouts and Skype are no longer effective for team communication.

Slack is a tool that offers more functionality so your team can continue grow, be transparent, and accountable to one another. To use Slack to its full potential, you'll need to integrate your existing tools and some new ones to the platform.

We've rounded up some must-have Slack integrations that are sure to increase productivity and communication, amongst individuals and teams. Enjoy!

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[Free Ebook] Finding Clients: Building a Strong Portfolio Website

[Free Ebook] Finding Clients: Building a Strong Portfolio Website

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Have you considered how effective your portfolio website is at converting visitors to new, paying clients? In this first guide in a series dedicated to helping you find clients and grow your business, we tell you what you can do to optimize your portfolio website.

In this free downloadable guide we'll cover:

  • What to include in your portfolio website.
  • How to write trust-building case studies.
  • Why you should be paying closer attention to your contact page.
  • How to find new clients by aligning your business with Shopify.

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[Free Ebook] Project Management: Planning Your Web Design Workflow

[Free Ebook] Project Management: Planning Your Web Design Workflow

Web design workflow

Whether you’re freelancing or running your own agency, effective project management has a large impact on the success of your web design projects. Ensure your projects are set up for success with our latest guide, Project Management: Planning Your Web Design Workflow — the first in a series of ebooks dedicated to helping you grow your business and manage projects more efficiently.

In it, we’ll cover:

  • Tips for becoming a more effective project manager.
  • Writing design briefs to get stakeholders and team members on the same page.
  • Strategies for structuring your projects to prevent scope creep.
  • Different project scheduling methods.

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[Free Training] Building Shopify Themes for WordPress Theme Developers

[Free Training] Building Shopify Themes for WordPress Theme Developers

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More and more business owners are looking for customized websites, and ecommerce is often on the top of their priority list.

If you build websites, there's a good chance that you've worked with WordPress — but WordPress developers know that ecommerce is not a native feature of that system. To take advantage of the growing market demand for ecommerce, there’s no better time to start working with an ecommerce platform.

In this free webinar hosted by Shopify Partners, Tiffany Tse — Partner Education and Front End Developer Advocate at Shopify — will help WordPress users get started with Shopify theming by showing you how your existing skill set is transferable.

You'll learn:

  • Basic theme features and Shopify equivalents.
  • Parallels in theme structure between WordPress and Shopify.
  • Theme templates and loading content on the frontend.
  • How to set up a local environment, and what tools are available to get you ramped up quickly with Shopify theming.

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[Free Webinar] 10 Things You Can (and Should) Do With SVG

[Free Webinar] 10 Things You Can (and Should) Do With SVG

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Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs) are one of the most versatile file formats on the web, especially if you know what you can (and should) do with them.

In this free webinar hosted by Shopify, web designer and developer at CodePen Chris Coyier will teach you all you need to know about the SVG image format, and how you can incorporate SVG elements into your own design toolkit.

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