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May 23, 2023

A quick guide to Shopify Online Store 2.0

Welcome to the future of online selling, Shopify Online Store 2.0! Get ready to explore the next level of e-commerce with exciting new features and tools that will take your store to new heights. Are you ready to join the ecommerce revolution? Let's dive in and discover what's new with Shopify Online Store 2.0!

Step 1: Choose a Shopify Theme

One of the best things about Shopify Online Store 2.0 is the variety of new and improved themes available. Choose from a wide range of modern and eye-catching themes that will make your online store stand out from the crowd. Whether you're selling fashion, beauty products, or pet supplies, there's a theme to suit every business.

Step 2: Create a Drop-Down Menu

Navigation menus are no longer dull and uninteresting. With Shopify Online Store 2.0, you can create a dynamic drop-down menu that showcases your products and categories in a fun and interactive way. You can also customise your menu with images and icons that represent your brand.

Step 3: Choose a Shopify Plan

Shopify Online Store 2.0 offers a range of plans to suit your business needs. Whether you're just starting out or have an established business,there's a plan that will work for you. Each plan comes with its own set of features, such as advanced reporting, shipping discounts, and abandoned cart recovery.

Step 4: Set Up Your Email Address

Communication is key to building a successful online store. With Shopify Online Store 2.0, you can set up a professional email address that matches your domain name. This will help to build trust with your customers and make your business look more professional.

Step 5: Add Products and Click Save

Adding products to your online store has never been easier. With Shopify Online Store 2.0, you can add products quickly and easily, and save them with just one click. You can also add images and descriptions to showcase your products in the best possible way.

Step 6: Set Up Shipping Rates

Shipping can be one of the most challenging aspects of running an online store. However, with Shopify Online Store 2.0, you can set up shipping rates that are easy to understand and transparent for your customers. You can also set up free shipping thresholds and offer shipping discounts to incentivise your customers to make a purchase.

Step 7: Customise Your Theme

Make your online store stand out with customisations that reflect your brand. With Shopify Online Store 2.0, you can customise your theme to suit your business needs. You can also add custom fonts, colours, and images to create a unique look and feel for your online store.

Step 8: Take Advantage of Shopify Offers

Shopify Online Store 2.0 offers a range of features and tools to help you grow your business. Take advantage of these offers, such as abandoned cart recovery, email marketing, and social media integration, to reach more customers and increase sales.

Step 9: Upgrade to Shopify Plus

If you're ready to take your online store to the next level, consider upgrading to Shopify Plus. This premium plan offers advanced features and tools that will help you scale your business and reach new heights. With Shopify Plus, you can also access a dedicated team of experts who will help you with everything from design and development to marketing and sales.

Step 10: Get Creative and Have Fun!

Shopify Online Store 2.0 offers endless possibilities for creativity and fun. Use your imagination to create a unique online store that reflects your brand and personality. Experiment with different themes, customizations, and marketing strategies to find what works best for your business. 

So, what are you waiting for? Let's dive into the future of ecommerce with Shopify Online Store 2.0 and start selling today!

So, what's next?

Online Store 2.0 is Shopify’s biggest update yet, adding a whole new wave of customisable options for merchants and developers. Saying that, so much of it is still new and as they continue to roll it out throughout the year,it’s best to make sure you get to grips with it all.

Whilst there’s no rush right now, all Shopify stores will need to be 2.0 compatible by the end of the year. If you need help getting this going, or fancy using Shopify for your business, get in touch with us today to discuss how we can support you.

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