A list of Shopify apps that will make your life easier when selling online.
As Black Friday approaches, Shopify has released its most comprehensive list of apps merchants can use to help boost sales this holiday season.
You can read the full post here, but we've collected them together in one document to help you here. They are divided into six different categories, each dedicated to helping businesses excel during a pandemix.
1. Instant Search+ and Filters
Instagram Search+ and Filters is a smart search app that helps customers find the exact product they are looking for with customizable filters, search autocomplete and a product recommender.
2. Add Announcement Bar
Add Announcement Bar puts your deals at the top of your homepage. You can also use this space to share important news like your COVID-19 policies or updated BFCM shipping information.
3. Heyday Sales & Support Chat
Heyday Sales & Support Chat knows that you can’t be everywhere at once. While you’re managing other areas of your business, this AI chatbot can lighten the load with automated support responses for frequently asked questions.
4. Bulk Discount Code Generator
Bulk Discount Code Generator lets you instantly create multiple unique one-time-use discount codes for loyalty programs or pop-up email acquisition campaigns.
5. Octane AI Quiz, Messenger, SMS
Octane AI Quiz, Messenger, SMS is a one-stop marketing solution that lets you create quizzes, collect data, and launch personalized Facebook and SMS marketing campaigns, including conversational ads.
6. Shoppable Instagram & UGC
Shoppable Instagram & UGC by Foursixty puts your organic Instagram posts to work, generating a clickable, shoppable clone of your feed. You can even pull your customers’ posts (user-generated content) into one place and power them with shopping links, too.
7. Tone SMS Cart Recovery
Tone SMS Cart Recovery texts customers with prompts to re-engage with your brand. Real agents sit behind an AI to make conversations more human.
8. Promo Video Maker
Promo Video Maker helps you easily create promotional video content—no film school required. Enter text and a few details and this app pulls content from your site into videos optimized for web, instagram, or Stories.
9. Shopify Email
Shopify Email lets you launch and track email campaigns right inside Shopify, with easy templates that pull logos, images, and copy directly from your store. New to email marketing? Start here.
10. StockBot Low Stock Alert
StockBot Low Stock Alert is the home shopping network rotisserie of Shopify apps—“set it and forget it.” Determine low-stock levels for each of your products and this app will notify you once you’ve hit them.
11. Inventory Planner
Inventory Planner is an inventory management pain killer. Give it access to your sales trends and data and let it prioritize your vendor orders and tell you when to make them.
12. T‑Pop: Print on Demand
T‑Pop: Print on Demand will take care of all of your inventory for any print on demand business.
13. Glow: Loyalty Points & Rewards
Glow: Loyalty Points & Rewards helps you set up a seamless rewards program to incentivize engagement with your brand. Reward your loyal customers with points or credit toward future purchases when they refer new customers.
14. Shopify Ping
Shopify Ping lets you engage in real conversations with customers, send product recommendations and discount codes, and bring the buying experience inside chat. The app integrates with popular messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger.
15. LimeSpot Personalizer
LimeSpot Personalizer enables you to create personalized shopping experiences to cross-sell, upsell, and recommend relevant products to each customer.
16. Bold Product Options
Bold Product Options is an essential app for products with overlapping customizations. Easily set up swatches and other options on product pages to allow customers to build one-of-a-kind products.
17. Reserve In-Store
Reserve In‑Store lets customers pre-select items in your online store and ensure availability when they arrive to pay or pick up their orders.
18. Sesami: Appointment Booking
Sesami: Appointment Booking lets you set bookings to avoid throngs of BFCM shoppers arriving at your store all at once. Your customers can book predetermined time slots, knowing that physical distancing measures are important to you.
19. Stockist Store Locator
Stockist Store Locator is a fully customizable map app that integrates with your store’s design. Plot your shop locations—or those of your stockists—so that customers can easily find you IRL.
20. Curbside Pickup Guru
Curbside Pickup Guru has eliminated the need to see order confirmations up close, with color-coded pickup numbers that can easily be viewed from a safe distance.
Easyship gives you access to 250+ shipping options with reduced rates. Get transparent quotes for all-in shipping costs, including taxes, duties, and courier fees.
22. Shopify Local Delivery
Shopify Local Delivery helps you add a local delivery option to your checkout page, offering a convenient method that is growing in demand. Optimize routes for efficiency, communicate delivery status to customers, and allow drivers to access maps and post updates.
Parcelify automates shipping options with rules you set based on product information like tags, types, collections, and SKUs. Hide or show specific rates to customers based on those filters.
Returnly handles all of your returns. This app features a self-serve returns centre that lets your customers create and monitor their own returns, including printing shipping labels generated automatically by Returnly.
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