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Thanks from Scottish Cashmere

Thanks from Scottish Cashmere

Thanks so much for all your efforts. I really appreciate it! As you know technology really isn't something I have a grip on. You have all made it no stress on my part and for that I'm incredibly grateful. 

All the best 

Cathy ...
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Rugtastic

Rugtastic

Its going great 
Just coming of the back of two of my biggest months since we started 
Thanks again for all your help 

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Shopify quotes eChic on creativity

Shopify quotes eChic on creativity

Shopify quotes eChic on creativity

Creativity isn't just about artwork. Not matter what sort of problem you've got, these strategies can help you get unstuck

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Sell anywhere with Shopify Buy Buttons

Sell anywhere with Shopify Buy Buttons


Shopify Buy ButtonsBuy buttons make it really easy to add a 'buy now' button for any of your Shopify products to your email footer, MailChimp newsletter, blog post, or even on someone else's website....
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How to fix a very common error in Mailchimp Campaings - failing to update the teaser line

How to fix a very common error in Mailchimp Campaings - failing to update the teaser line

A lot of mailchimp campaigns I receive start with… “Use this area to offer a short teaser of your email's content. Text here will show in the preview area of some email clients.”

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Use a scanner to speed up inventory management and order entry in Shopify

Use a scanner to speed up inventory management and order entry in Shopify


bar code scannerA low cost bar code scanner (I got one for $26 online) can speed up inventory management and order entry. And the best part is that it is easy to set up.

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You send lots of emails every day - use it to encourage people to sign up for your mailing list

You send lots of emails every day - use it to encourage people to sign up for your mailing list

Include a signup link to sign up for your newsletter your email signature to encourage build your customer database. This video show you how

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Have you got SWAG?  How to make intelligent guesses to increase your web revenue

Have you got SWAG? How to make intelligent guesses to increase your web revenue

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6 ways to build your business using Pokémon Go

6 ways to build your business using Pokémon Go

How can I sell more using pokemon goYou've by now seen lots of kids wandering around talking excitedly about the Pokémon they've just hatched. Not to mention the odd exhausted dog wondering why he's been taken for 6 walks today. So how do your serve your Pokémon Go Playing customers and potential customers better? 

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Zippay for Shopify

Zippay for Shopify

Zippay is a 'buy now, spread the payments' payment gateway in Australia.

it particularly suits higher value (>$1000) transactions.

You can read more about zippay here. 

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Abandoned cart emails in Shopify

Abandoned cart emails in Shopify

abandon cart email error fix ShopifyThere is a glitch on some Shopify stores in the Abandoned cart notifications.
To check if this is happening to you, go to admin/settings/notifications, and click into Abandoned Cart. If you see the message "Body is missing the {{ custom_message }} drop." then your abandonment messages are probably scrambled.

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ShopFrontPro  -

ShopFrontPro - "discontinued support and hosting for SMEs using platform " - these users advised to transition to Shopify

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eChic quoted in

eChic quoted in "10 Successful Web Designers Share Their Best Advice for Aspiring Freelancers"

Deciding to freelance can be one of the most challenging, but rewarding, experiences you’ll ever have in your career as a designer. 

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Shopify is taking care of the recent PayPal SHA-256 updates

Shopify is taking care of the recent PayPal SHA-256 updates

You may have received an email from PayPal saying...

PayPal service upgrades.
As we have previously communicated to you, PayPal is upgrading the certificate for www.paypal.com to SHA-256. This endpoint is also used by merchants etc...

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Angus & Dudley

Angus & Dudley

Thank you for everything....
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Doctor Ed Graham, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Doctor Ed Graham, Orthopaedic Surgeon

"Lovely people to work with, they are always happy to assist, support and explain processes required."...
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Lucajouel thank you note

Lucajouel thank you note

I really, really appreciate it!...
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How do I change my credit card details in Shopify?

How do I change my credit card details in Shopify?



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How to view the html code that makes up your text

How to view the html code that makes up your text

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Uploading and linking to pdfs and other documents

Uploading and linking to pdfs and other documents

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How to Add Stripe to take credit cards

How to Add Stripe to take credit cards

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How to add a facebook feed to a website

How to add a facebook feed to a website

Adding a feed to your website has several advantages - it lets customers 'sample' your facebook page without leaving your website (and potentially not coming back to buy), and it shows that your site is 'active'. 
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Using eWay to take credit card payments in Shopify

Using eWay to take credit card payments in Shopify

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View unpublished themes in Shopify

View unpublished themes in Shopify

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Printing with Order Printer

Printing with Order Printer

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How to add someone as an admin in facebook

How to add someone as an admin in facebook

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How to add links

How to add links

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How to add blog posts (sometimes also used for testimonials)

How to add blog posts (sometimes also used for testimonials)

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Giving your facebook page a name

Giving your facebook page a name

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Adding facebook store in Shopify

Adding facebook store in Shopify

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How to embed video – Youtube or Vimeo

How to embed video – Youtube or Vimeo

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How to create Digital Download products like eBooks or Music in Shopify

How to create Digital Download products like eBooks or Music in Shopify

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Turn smart into Custom collections

Turn smart into Custom collections

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Turn Custom into Smart collections

Turn Custom into Smart collections

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Adding collection thumbnail images

Adding collection thumbnail images

 

 

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Backup your Shopify Site

Backup your Shopify Site

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Adding Yotpo Reviews to Shopify

Adding Yotpo Reviews to Shopify

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How to add an image, link, youtube, reorder navigation

How to add an image, link, youtube, reorder navigation

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How to limit user access in shopify Shopify

How to limit user access in shopify Shopify

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Who are your favourite customers?

Who are your favourite customers?

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Our young Judo champion in the news again

Our young Judo champion in the news again

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Join us - eChic is hosing Shopify's first ever Sydney Meetup

Join us - eChic is hosing Shopify's first ever Sydney Meetup

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How to create a sexier address for your facebook page

How to create a sexier address for your facebook page

Does your web address currently look like:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/uddleduck/305809026115969

It isn’t exactly catchy.

 

You can change your facebook page address to something easy to remember like facebook.com/eChicWeb

 

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How do I add a Shopify facebook store? AKA How do I add a Shopify Shop to my facebook page.

How do I add a Shopify facebook store? AKA How do I add a Shopify Shop to my facebook page.

Shopify makes it really easy to embed products directly into your shop's facebook page.

If you'd like to see a pdf version of this blog post, complete with screen shots, please click here.

Shopify


 

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Photo Editions by George Fetting

Photo Editions by George Fetting

You have been soooo patient and we can't thank you enough....
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The eChic guide to writing better product descriptions

The eChic guide to writing better product descriptions

The eChic guide to writing better product descriptionsWriting effective product descriptions is key to ensure the visitor to your site becomes a customer.

To do this it is vital to ensure that all their potential questions are answered. They won’t buy if they have unanswered questions no matter how great the product and site looks.

Here are a few key considerations when writing your descriptions:

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Make your product photos better with Shopify's built-in image editing tool

Make your product photos better with Shopify's built-in image editing tool

If you have an ‘ooops’ moment when you’ve already loaded the images and discover they need to be cropped or enhanced, Shopify has a handy built in editing tool that you can use which offers the following effects:
Make your product photos better with Shopify's built-in image editing tool
Make your product photos better with Shopify's built-in image editing tool
Read this article to find out how to use it to make your product images better...
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What is a hashtag  and why would I use one?  #WhatIsAHashTag

What is a hashtag and why would I use one? #WhatIsAHashTag

If you use social media the question 'what are these # all about?" may have crossed your mind.


Fear not, all will be explained.

WhatIsAHashTag

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Bella & Lace - Kate Pearson

Bella & Lace - Kate Pearson

The thought of doing my web site made me so anxious but you all made the process so easy....
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Morale building Monday

Morale building Monday

Efficient businesses have fun too.

Here are some fun ideas for a team builder or lunch time morale moment, courtesy of our after school science and technology programme.

Office Catapults

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