Never Underestimate The Influence Of SMS

Boasting the highest open rates of any other medium, SMS is excellent for business. It also has the added benefit of allowing for simple and easy retargeting. 

Why We're Depreciating Facebook Messenger

At CartKit, we strive to make a remarketing product that is very simple, intuitive and takes the work out of your hands. And we’ve hit a crossroads with one of our features.

Switching To CartKit

Not all apps are created equal. CartKit apps, including Consistent Cart, have been mentioned in Oberlo, CommerceGurus, and even Forbes as one of the most-have apps for your Shopify Store. Here’s how to get started with the switch.

20 Examples of Epic Abandoned Checkout Emails (and Why they Work!)

Every brand has its own voice. This voice needs to carry through from the landing page to every bit of messaging you have with your customers. You want to create a shopping experience for your customers to drive loyalty and keep them coming back for more.

Customer Support ROI

Your support is the face of your company. It can and should be more than the bare minimum of answering emails. Treating your support efforts as a capital sinkhole does your company and customers a great disservice.

How to Optimize your Product Pages

Looks matter. People want to look if it’s aesthetically pleasing, smooth, nice coloring. The world of e-commerce limits other senses, so what people see and read on your website is everything. 

Battle of the Bots

These are not robots, or artificial intelligence, but automated computer programs designed to detect signup form code on your website. Find out how they can hurt your business.

Sales Pop by CartKit: The Perfect Alternative for Sales Pop by Beeketing/Boostflow

Beeketing and Boostflow apps are being sunset from the Shopify App store. These apps will no longer work as of August 27, 2019. Here is why CartKit offers the perfect Alternative.

Why Checkout Latency is More Important than You Think

Shopify announced they decreased checkout latency by 20%, but what is latency and why does this matter?

September 20, 2019

Battle of the Bots

These are not robots, or artificial intelligence, but automated computer programs designed to detect signup form code on your website. Find out how they can hurt your business.

September 20, 2019

Sales Pop by CartKit: The Perfect Alternative for Sales Pop by Beeketing/Boostflow

Beeketing and Boostflow apps are being sunset from the Shopify App store. These apps will no longer work as of August 27, 2019. Here is why CartKit offers the perfect Alternative.

September 10, 2019

What's The Tea on Marketing Slang?

How would you feel if your favorite brand posted about how their products were high-key awesome? ...Or if they began customer emails with “Hey Fam”? ...What if they said their customers were Bae?

September 21, 2019

Stop blaming Millennials for Killing your Business

Millennials are now 25 percent of the U.S. population, 30 percent of the voting-age population, and almost 40 percent of the working-age population. This means can have a huge impact on your industry.

October 3, 2019

Let's Get Digital: An Inside Look at Selling Digital Products

It came without boxes, it came without tags, it came without packages boxes or bags. No, it’s not Christmas and no, I’m not the Grinch. The world of eCommerce has traditionally been dominated by physical products being sold online. In recent years, there has been an emerging trend of stores selling digital products and information products.

November 9, 2019

How to TikTok all the boxes for your Social Media Marketing

Will you cringe? Probably. Will you find out what an E-boy is? Definitely. Is it an awesome place to brand yourself and showcase your products? If you do it right, it can be.

November 7, 2019

Marketing Under the Influence: Using Micro-Influencers to Promote your Products on Instagram

Influencer and Social Marketing strategies are more widely used than ever. Your audience consumes Influencer content much differently than they do ads. This is why brands like FitTea, Fashion Nova and Sugar Bear Hair have found such success with Influencers. However, big Influence comes with a hefty price tag. It may seem unattainable to your small or medium business. This is where micro-influencers swoop in.

November 16, 2019

Switching To CartKit

Not all apps are created equal. CartKit apps, including Consistent Cart, have been mentioned in Oberlo, CommerceGurus, and even Forbes as one of the most-have apps for your Shopify Store. Here’s how to get started with the switch.

September 10, 2019

20 Examples of Epic Abandoned Checkout Emails (and Why they Work!)

Every brand has its own voice. This voice needs to carry through from the landing page to every bit of messaging you have with your customers. You want to create a shopping experience for your customers to drive loyalty and keep them coming back for more.

September 10, 2019

How to Optimize your Product Pages

Looks matter. People want to look if it’s aesthetically pleasing, smooth, nice coloring. The world of e-commerce limits other senses, so what people see and read on your website is everything. 

September 10, 2019

The 15 Best Books for Businesses, Leaders, and Entrepreneurs in 2019

Today is national read a book day! I know a lot of these “holidays” can seem silly, but in my opinion, there is no silly reason to pick up a great book. This is particularly true when what your reading can further your skills and boost your business. As a writer, I enjoy reading. As a marketer, I enjoy learning and staying on top of trends. As a leader, I need to keep my communication and management skills sharp. In the spirit of this holiday, we at CartKit have compiled the most impactful and thought-provoking books we’ve digested in the past few years.

September 10, 2019

The 5 Worst Pieces of Marketing Advice...Ever

I’m sure we’ve all heard our share of marketing advice, which also means we’ve all heard our share of bad marketing advice. Bad marketing advice is like a thin mist being whisked around in the breeze, uncontained. It quietly slips in with the wood advice so we don’t even notice it. Today, we’re going to call out the bad advice we’ve heard and clear up the fog. Here are 5 terrible pieces of marketing advice to avoid.

September 20, 2019

6 Things you need to know to run a Single-Product Store

Variety is the spice of life. But maybe your product is like perfectly ripe fruit or indulgent artisanal cheese. If you have a great idea, and a great product, you don’t need seasonings.

September 10, 2019

How to: Get Traffic to your Shopify Store

If you ask most business owners what they need, they’ll likely say “more customers”. To get more customers, you need more traffic and higher quality traffic. Here are four basic strategies you can use to get visitors to your website.

September 10, 2019

Turn up the Heat: Embrace Seasonality to Keep your Business out of the Cold

Boosting your business or your sales in September can feel daunting. After all, September is routinely a less than ideal time for stock and shares. It's the only month that consistently declined over the past 100 years, and over shorter spans of time. But let’s really look at why this happens.

September 20, 2019

The 7 Biggest Blunders causing your Customers to Abandon their Carts

Jace walks into your retail clothing store...

September 10, 2019

Why Your Business Needs a Blog

A blog is a man’s best friend. Ahem. I meant to say: A blog is a Business’ best friend.

September 10, 2019

Why We're Depreciating Facebook Messenger

At CartKit, we strive to make a remarketing product that is very simple, intuitive and takes the work out of your hands. And we’ve hit a crossroads with one of our features.

September 10, 2019

Customer Support ROI

Your support is the face of your company. It can and should be more than the bare minimum of answering emails. Treating your support efforts as a capital sinkhole does your company and customers a great disservice.

September 10, 2019

Ecommerce Meme Roundup

Hey, we know you're stressed. Maybe you just need a minute or two to unwind from the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. We get it. That's why I've put together this Meme Roundup for Entrepreneurs. You need to take a break, you know, to avoid burnout. So I hope you kick back, relate to some (or all!) of these and laugh.

September 10, 2019

Your Store is truly One in a Million, as Shopify hits a New Milestone

Shopify has announced they hit a new milestone on October 29, 2019. 15 years after Tobi Lutke’s first store, SnowDevil, launched in 2004, what has now become Shopify has hit 1 million merchants on the platform. Think about that: One. Million. Stores.

October 29, 2019

9 best lead magnet ideas to grow your email list

A warm welcome to Guest Poster Hannah Pham from HappyPoints, who shares her insights into lead magnets and email marketing. Which lead magnets are the most effective? Find out in this article!

December 5, 2019

Case Study: BTS Mania

With over half a billion YouTube views BTS Mania is the first group since The Beatles to nab three chart-topping Billboard albums in one year. Learn how BTS Mania leverages CartKit to increase their merchandise sales.

September 20, 2019

Of Silks to SaaS: The CartKit Founding Story

I built Consistent Cart to address a growing need in the market: To bring the power of multi-channel to e-commerce in one easy to use app. 

September 12, 2019

Why Paying Attention To Your Customers Pays Off

80% of your businesses future revenue will be generated from 20% of your business's existing customers. It costs five times as much to acquire a new customer as it does to re-engage an existing one.

September 28, 2019

Disconnecting from your Desk : A Guide

When working from your house, work has a way of coming home with you. 

March 28, 2020

Never Underestimate The Influence Of SMS

Boasting the highest open rates of any other medium, SMS is excellent for business. It also has the added benefit of allowing for simple and easy retargeting. 

September 10, 2019