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How You Can Maximize Your Marketing With Any Budget

How You Can Maximize Your Marketing With Any Budget

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Whether you're a brand new freelancer with a limited marketing budget, or an agency with millions to spend, marketing is the lifeblood of any business. Shopify Partners Marketing Manager Courtney Symons and four Shopify Partner panelists met up online to discuss marketing best practices for freelancers and agencies. 

In this article you'll learn:

  • Marketing tips & insights from industry leaders.
  • Suggestions for various tools and process that can help you with your marketing efforts.
  • The largest challenges faced by partners and merchants.

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10 Beautiful Christmas-Themed Ecommerce Websites to Get You in The Holiday Spirit

10 Beautiful Christmas-Themed Ecommerce Websites to Get You in The Holiday Spirit

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It's that time of year!

Any holiday features you’ve built for clients have likely been live for weeks. Now it's time to sit back, relax, and take a peek at what other businesses have been up to this holiday season.

We've highlighted 10 stores built on Shopify (with the help of Shopify Partners) that show the best of what this holiday season has to offer.

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10 Drool-Worthy Product Page Examples to Inspire Your Next Ecommerce Project

10 Drool-Worthy Product Page Examples to Inspire Your Next Ecommerce Project

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Effective product page design needs to immediately convey the value of the featured product. You should show people exactly what it looks like, tell them exactly what it’ll feel like, and make them believe it’s something they absolutely need to own.

In this article, we’ll cover:

  • 10 product pages that will inspire your next client project.
  • What makes each featured page great, so that you can apply these best practices to your next product page design.
  • Which information is most important to highlight on product pages.

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11 Easy-to-Learn Tips For Using Liquid (Shopify's Template Language)

11 Easy-to-Learn Tips For Using Liquid (Shopify's Template Language)

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At Shopify, we have many tutorials and introductions to Liquid, our open-source, Ruby-based template language. Liquid is the backbone of Shopify themes and is used to load dynamic content on storefronts.

Our Shopify Partners work with Liquid all the time, and we thought it might be useful to seek out some of their favourite tips and tricks to working with Liquid. Below are a collection of some of our favourites.

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20 Expert Strategies to Help Overcome Creative Blocks

20 Expert Strategies to Help Overcome Creative Blocks

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We're sure you’re familiar with the feeling. A deadline is looming; a client awaits. You know your brain has the capacity to dream up a beautiful solution to the problem you’re trying to solve, but it’s just. not. happening.

Discover how to identify creative blocks, and learn expert strategies that will help you carve a creative path forward when you’re stuck at a standstill. 

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[Free Webinar] Shopify Shipping 101: How to Pitch Shopify Shipping to Clients

[Free Webinar] Shopify Shipping 101: How to Pitch Shopify Shipping to Clients

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In this free webinar hosted by Rebecca Maiorino — Commercial Manager of Shipping and Fulfillment at Shopify — will walk you through the Shopify Shipping solution, and give you a first glimpse at some of the new features we’re introducing to make shipping better for our merchants.

During this session, we will cover:

  • A Shopify Shipping walkthrough to get you familiar with the product.
  • Who can use Shopify Shipping.
  • Carrier calculated shipping — what it is, and why your clients want it.
  • Other important shipping information you need to know.

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A Freelancer’s Guide to Taking a Vacation

A Freelancer’s Guide to Taking a Vacation

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It's summer, and that means fantasizing about spending days on end at the cottage or beach. But choosing to take a holiday as a freelancer can be difficult, because of one looming fear: how am I going to escape from work?

In the interest of providing baby steps, we’ll walk you through three types of vacations and how to take them:  

  • A working holiday
  • A moderately unplugged getaway
  • And a full-fledged vacation

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Announcing the 2014-2015 Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards

Announcing the 2014-2015 Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards

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Today, we launched the 2014-2015 Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards. We’re throwing down a challenge to submit your best builds for the design battle of the year. Our goal is to celebrate the talented designers and developers that create and customize themes for the Shopify platform, and to showcase ecommerce sites that display exceptional design, creativity, and usability.
You can win a $5,000 cash prize by sharing the beautiful websites you’ve built for your clients. Follow the hashtag #shopifydesignawards to find out competition updates and tips for success.

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Announcing the Shopify Partners Build A Business Competition

Announcing the Shopify Partners Build A Business Competition

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Shopify’s 5th Annual Build A Business Competition just launched – and this year, Shopify Partners have a larger role to play than ever before.

We’re officially launching the Shopify Partners Build A Business Competition.

If you win, you’ll take home $10,000 USD for your work customizing or creating a theme for a winning Build A Business merchant. 

Learn more about how to get in the running, and hear from one of last year's winners.

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