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Alfreda E Elvendottir | status report day 9

Alfreda E Elvendottir | status report day 9

Batteries, the baine of many a Christmas morning
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Who knew they ran on elfkaline batteries?

Who knew they ran on elfkaline batteries?

One thing is a constant about Christmas, Santa will deliver the toys, but he won't
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Alfreda E Elvendottir | status report day 8

Alfreda E Elvendottir | status report day 8

Alfreda still can't find her hat, but there may be a bigger problem

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Day 8: Alfreda appears to have a habit

Day 8: Alfreda appears to have a habit

Alfreda seems to be developing a video game habit
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Day 7, in which Elfreda discovers video games

Day 7, in which Elfreda discovers video games

Thwarted in her overnight manoeuvres, Elfreda made a daytime sortie today to check out her subject’s video game collection
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Alfreda E Elvendottir | status report day 7

Alfreda E Elvendottir | status report day 7

In which Alfreda gives up moving by night, looses her hat, and discovers video games

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Alfreda E Envendottir needs Physio, Rehabilitation products, and Bungy Jumping Lessons

Alfreda E Envendottir needs Physio, Rehabilitation products, and Bungy Jumping Lessons

I've got no idea why Alfreda decided to attempt to go over the top of the door ...
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Alfreda E Envendottir | status report day 4

Alfreda E Envendottir | status report day 4

Alfreda is in need of physiotherapy.
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Do you sell life insurance, bungy jumping experiences or physio supplies?

Do you sell life insurance, bungy jumping experiences or physio supplies?

I suspect Alfreda E Elfendottir may be your next customer. I'm not sure WHY she tried bungy jumping
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Alfreda's take on today's adventures

Alfreda's take on today's adventures

In which she gets into the nutella, is surprised by the teenager, and has a facial.
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Do you sell child proofing, indigestion remedies or cleaning products?

Do you sell child proofing, indigestion remedies or cleaning products?

We need you today - #alfredaeelvendottir managed to get the lid off the Nutella
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Alfreda - status report | Day 2

Alfreda - status report | Day 2

Alfreda lets us know her opinions on the family sleep habits, and the contents of the pantry
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The latest job for your spokes elf

The latest job for your spokes elf

I caught Alfreda E Elvendottir in the pantry this morning. She was clearly trying to get into the Nutella, and like me can't get the top off any jar my husband has put the lid on.
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Alfreda - status report 1 | The arrival

Alfreda - status report 1 | The arrival

Alfreda - status report 1 | The arrival

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Making the elf on the shelf work for you

Making the elf on the shelf work for you

Alfreda arrived this morning without prior warning. After I rescued her from the window where she'd
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Feeling the love

Feeling the love

Thanks #shopifolk #adaywithshopify
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eChic Speaking at A Day With Shopify

eChic Speaking at A Day With Shopify

eChic Speaking at A Day With Shopify Loving meeting all the shopifolk. Lots of great new ideas. #adaywithshopify #adaywithshopifymelbour
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Are you getting Shopify orders with incomplete addresses?

Are you getting Shopify orders with incomplete addresses?

Are you getting Shopify orders with incomplete addresses? It may be coming from an issue with the Autocomplete for the checkout form. Shopify is working on
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fabulous Shopify PAGES - how to create them even if  you don't know HTML

fabulous Shopify PAGES - how to create them even if you don't know HTML

Retina, Turbo, Mobillia and Parallax theme users - you can use this chrome extension to
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So you think your business is too boring for social media???

So you think your business is too boring for social media???

So you think your business is too boring for social media??? It can seem like we have nothing interesting to say some days. But before you assume there is nothing you can post about, take heart
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A new way to get reviews  - Checkout Comments

A new way to get reviews - Checkout Comments

ReviewsFor anyone using the extended version of the built in Shopify Reviews (or considering doing so) here is a great new feature

 

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Zapier

Have you tried out Zapier? We use it for everything here at eChic

ZapierZapier is an automation tool that you can use to hook software together or automate tasks that you need to do frequently.

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Mailchimp - how to automatically send new subscribers an email and discount code

Mailchimp - how to automatically send new subscribers an email and discount code

This video explains how to use Mailchimp automation to send a email and discount code to a new subscriber

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Are you TLS 1.2 Ready?

Are you TLS 1.2 Ready?

Are you TLS 1.2 Ready?

Are you TLS 1.2 Ready?

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Ecommerce Analytics For Absolute Beginners

Ecommerce Analytics For Absolute Beginners

Learn more about the importance of Ecommerce Analytics - Great guide for beginners! 

Ecommerce Analytics For Absolute Beginners

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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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