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Growing Your Agency’s Revenue: 3 Metrics to Help You Plan for the Future

Growing Your Agency’s Revenue: 3 Metrics to Help You Plan for the Future

Growing Your Agency's Revenue: 2017

Whether you’re starting your journey into digital consulting, or you’re ready to scale your operations, it can be challenging to dedicate time to goal setting. However, it’s surprisingly quick and easy to develop a process for establishing strategic and concrete goals for your business — you just need to know how.

In this article, you’ll learn:

  • Why strategic goal setting is important to your business.
  • 3 metrics to help you understand your sales process.
  • How to use these metrics to forecast sales.

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How to Get Your Clients Up and Running With Shopify POS

How to Get Your Clients Up and Running With Shopify POS

Shopify POS: Email

As a Shopify Partner, most of your client work is likely focused on developing commerce experiences for the web. However, as more ecommerce brands begin to expand outside the borders of the browser and into the world of physical retail, there are new revenue opportunities popping up for your business in the world of in-person selling.

One way your agency or freelance business can take advantage of this growing trend, is by offering point of sale (POS) services to your existing or new Shopify clients.

In this article, you’ll learn:
• How to setup your client’s Shopify POS system.
• Details about the Shopify POS hardware requirements.
• What to discuss with your POS clients before setup.

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Enhancing the Merchant Handoff Experience

Enhancing the Merchant Handoff Experience

Enhancing merchant handoff 2017

Last month, we introduced a new Shopify Partner Dashboard that offers a slew of new features designed to improve the way you design, develop, and build with Shopify. Today, we’re excited to share another new feature that will further augment your dashboard experience: an enhanced merchant handoff process.

In this article you'll find:

  • How the enhanced merchant handoff experience works.
  • A demonstration of the new handoff flow.
  • Updated documentation on our streamlined store management and transfer process.

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Introducing the New Shopify Partner Dashboard

Introducing the New Shopify Partner Dashboard

Shopify Partner Dashboard

Over the past few months, we’ve been quietly working on some significant enhancements to your Partner Dashboard that will heighten your Shopify experience. Today, we’re happy to share them with you.

In this article you'll learn about:

  • How you can better manage your team with staff accounts.
  • The new "Managed Stores" page.
  • Enhancements to how you interact with the apps you’ve built for Shopify.
  • A few other new and exciting features.

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Enhancing the Ecommerce Experience: Recent Updates to Shopify’s Online Store and Liquid

Enhancing the Ecommerce Experience: Recent Updates to Shopify’s Online Store and Liquid

Updates to shopify online store and liquid

Yesterday at Unite, we spoke on stage about several recently added updates to our online store channel that many partners and developers will find useful. Some of these features have already been released but haven’t been formally introduced, while others are entirely new and exciting updates to our platform.

We hope that they will help you simplify the code in your themes, while also creating better overall experiences for your clients and their customers.

In this article you’ll learn:

  • How to create better browsing experiences with responsive images.
  • How to get more out of your image assets with new Liquid updates.
  • How to access more variant information with product.options_with_values.

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[Free eBook] Grow Volume 3: Building a Profitable Web Design Business

[Free eBook] Grow Volume 3: Building a Profitable Web Design Business

Grow Vol 3 - Building a Profitable Web Design Business

Whether you’re a developer, designer, or marketer, you made the choice to run your own business and to help others find success online — all while attempting to make a healthy income.

But let’s be honest: you probably didn’t get into the creative industry to deal with things like estimates, budgets, or financial reports.

That’s why we’ve partnered with ten agency owners from around the world to create Grow Vol. 3 — a free guide that outlines how you can get the financial side of your business under control, and how to build a sustainably profitable business.

Download your free copy of Grow Vol. 3 today.

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The Benefits of Adding a Shopify Landing Page to Your Portfolio Site (and How to Make One)

The Benefits of Adding a Shopify Landing Page to Your Portfolio Site (and How to Make One)

Benefits of adding shopify landing page to your site: Email

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: your portfolio site is one of the most important promotional assets you have in your marketing toolbox, as a freelancer or agency. 

Being able to control the visual layout, style, and content that’s presented on your site opens the doors to a variety of unique promotional tactics for positioning your business. One such tactic that many of our partners have found useful for marketing their services is the creation of a Shopify-focused landing page.

In this article you will discover:

  • The benefits a Shopify landing page can offer your business.
  • The most important content to include when building this landing page.
  • Real examples of businesses that have done Shopify landing pages right.

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Announcing Shopify’s Build a BIGGER Business Competition

Announcing Shopify’s Build a BIGGER Business Competition

Shopify's Build a BIGGER Business Competition - Tony Robbins

Shopify’s Building a Business competition began as a way to encourage people around the world to pursue their entrepreneurial passion and start the business of their dreams.

This year, we decided to try something new. We’ve partnered with renowned Life and Business Strategist Tony Robbins to launch our first-ever Build a BIGGER Business competition — an entrepreneurial challenge for ready-to-scale online businesses.

 

Learn everything you need to know about the competition and how you can support your clients who decided to enter.

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Working On-Retainer: Why the Survival of Your Development Business Rests on Long-Term Clients

Working On-Retainer: Why the Survival of Your Development Business Rests on Long-Term Clients

Web design retainers

If you run your own design, development, or marketing consultancy, you don’t need us to stress the importance of generating a constant stream of new work.

Instead of investing all your time into client acquisition, start building ongoing, long-term relationships with your existing clients through retainers. These long-term project agreements will allow you to evolve your business from a one-project shop, into a strategic partner for your top clients.

In this article, we’ll cover the basics of working on retainer including:

  • The benefits and challenges of working on retainer
  • How to pitch retainers to existing clients
  • What to include in your retainer contract

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