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Known for its ease of use and obsession with great design, Shopify is home to some of the most eye-catching online stores. We’ve done a round-up of our favourite Shopify stores in the past, but every year there are dozens of new noteworthy stores to add to the list. Here are some of our favourite…Continue Reading “7 of the best Shopify stores of 2015”

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As a new, or even long running Shopify store, marketing and search engine optimisation of your website may not be the first thing on your mind. But did you know that approximately 70% of all visitors to a website land through “organic” search results? Focusing on naturally marketing your Shopify store is as important as…Continue Reading “5 Shopify SEO sins you may not know about”

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Like many freelancers, I dedicate some of my free time to work on creating my own digital products like eBooks and training courses. Having a separate and consistent income stream from your own products can really free up your mind and reduce your dependency on client work. Recently, Catalin did a detailed post on how…Continue Reading “E-Junkie or Selz – how should freelancers sell digital products?”

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It’s no secret we’re big fans of Shopify here at Inspired Mag, especially because it raised the bar quite high for ecommerce sites. As we’ll see below, you simply can’t go wrong by using their templates. Also, attractive web design has always played a key role in successful online sales and marketing. That’s because it increases…Continue Reading “30 beautiful ecommerce websites built with Shopify”

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Ecommerce design has come a long way. Most people don’t know this, but online shopping didn’t become mainstream until 1994 when security measures began allowing for secure financial transactions to occur via the Internet. At that point, most stores looked something like this archived screenshot from Best Buy circa 2000: For years the majority of…Continue Reading “20 well designed small catalog online stores”

Selling downloads that are instantly delivered to the customer after they purchase is an easy way to earn some passive income. There’s no inventory to manage, no shipping calculations, and instant, automatic delivery means more happy customers and less support headaches.