One of my favorite podcasts is back! For those of you with stores making $250k+ per year, check out the eCommerce Fuel podcast and community.
New or Updated Plugins & Themes
- Easy Digital Downloads now offers a featured-packed Slack integration for EDD to let you automatically invite Slack members or get EDD store notifications.
Atlantis Themes has released a free plugin to customize the Storefront theme for WooCommerce.
Tutorials & Reviews
Speaking of these Jilt reviews, did you know there’s now a free plan available? Get set up to start driving more sales before your holiday sales kick into gear!
- WP Mayor has an overview of how they recovered $10,000 using Jilt with Easy Digital Downloads.
Speaking of Jilt reviews, Create and Code also has a detailed review of using Jilt to recover abandoned carts.
WP Mayor has a guide to customizing WooCommerce thank you pages to drive repeat orders.
Marketing & Conversions
Time to prep for Black Friday / Cyber Monday! Lots of tips this week on optimizing your store for holiday sales.
- Boostrapping eCommerce has a guide to preparing a Cyber Monday strategy.
Here are 8 holiday email campaigns to be inspired by this Black Friday from Shopify.
The Shopify Plus blog has 5 trends you should prepare for during this Black Friday shopping season.
Time to prep for shipping as well! Shopify has an ultimate shipping guide to ensure you’re ready for the uptick in shipped items this holiday season.
Using emotional design can lead to higher conversions, and ConversionXL has some tips on leveraging emotion in your store design.
What metrics should you focus on and optimize? ConversionXL has great tips on KPIs to measure and optimize this week as well.