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Top 10 Shopify Plugins for Improving Your Store

Once you’ve assembled the basic components of your Shopify website, the next step is tweaking it to fit your needs.  The Shopify App Store is packed with useful apps – new and old, free and paid – that facilitate task work, improve your sales, and give you e-store a boost.

There are over 200 apps to choose from and our goal is to help you narrow down the list.  Here are the top 10 Shopify plugins (apps) for improving your ecommerce store:

Analytics

SumAll

Description:  To sum it up, SumAll streams all your important data onto one single dashboard screen.  Check your social engagement, transaction history, visitor traffic, SEO data and more to spot patterns and opportunities for growth.  It’s that simple and that helpful.

Cost:  FREE

SumAll appSumAll home

 

Spring Metrics

Description:  For excellent analytics and behavioral targeting, Spring Metrics is the one to have.  Get a quick, real-time overview of your marketing channels and customer conversions with just a few screens.  The Smart Offers Solution is key to giving your customers what they want and boosting your revenue in the process.

Cost:  $199/month

Spring Metrics app | Spring Metrics home

 

Email Solutions

Chimpified

Description:  Mailchimp is basically the go-to email marketing solution today, so to have it integrate seamlessly with your Shopify store is a blessing.  Manage your customer lists, deploy newsletters, and track performance in a jiffy.

Cost:  FREE

Chimpified app | Mailchimp home

 

Mineful

Description:  When you want to be more precise about your email sends, Mineful is the app to get.  Rather than mass mailing your entire audience, this app helps you send emails based on what your customers do.  Targeted emails from Mineful should improve response and help you build better customer relationships.

Cost:  from $99/month

Mineful app | Mineful home

 

Social Marketing

Yotpo Social Reviews

Description:  How is someone supposed to know how awesome your products are without customer reviews?  That’s why Yotpo’s social review system is so important – we love it and recommend it to everyone.  It’s easy to install and even easier for your customers to read and write reviews.

Cost:  FREE

Yotpo Social Reviews app | Yotpo home

 

Fliptabify

Description:  Seamlessly showcase your products on Facebook with Fliptabify.  The app makes it easy for Facebook users to browse your products and link back to your Shopify store.  It’s easy to install and helps to build your brand’s reputation on Facebook with little effort.

Cost:  FREE – $11.99/month

Fliptabify app

 

Justuno Social Bribery

Description:  Prevent customers from leaving your store in search of coupons by offering them one upfront.  When customers sign up, Like, Tweet, or +1, they’ll receive a coupon code right away.  It’s a win-win situation – one that keeps your customers shopping and saves them time and money.

Cost:  FREE

Justuno Social Bribery app | Justuno home

 

Standard Marketing

S Loyalty

Description:  Getting customers is hard; keeping them can be harder.  Fortunately, the S Loyalty app uses a straightforward rewards system to earn you repeat business and build customer loyalty.  The dashboard is easy to follow and the breadth of incentives makes it applicable to all.

Cost:  $19.99/month

S Loyalty app | S Loyalty home

Zopim Live Chat

Description:  Zopim lets you be the good kind of stalker by allowing you to see what customers are looking at and providing live chat for those who need help.  Now you can capture customers while they’re in the buying process and boost your sales with little effort.

Cost:  FREE

Zopim Live Chat app | Zopim home

Business Management

Ordoro

Description:  Ordoro makes shipping cool, by helping you streamline orders, manage inventory, and acquire good rates.  Unlike most shipping dashboards, Ordoro’s is attractive and user-friendly.  Customer service is excellent too.

Cost:  per use

Ordoro app | Ordoro home

 

Do you have a favorite Shopify plugin?  Feel free to let us know in the comments below.  And if you need assistance customizing your Shopify store, know that LeapGo can help!