October 5, 2017 Google autocomplete coming to Shopify!

Exciting news from Shopify with one of the most requested features from Elemental's ecommerce clients being implemented soon!! 'Now, when customers arrive at checkout and start entering the first few characters of their address, Google Autocomplete will instantly finish the job and pre-populate their address. Wrong...

July 17, 2017 Burst – a free stock photo site powered by Shopify!

If you're looking for free stock photo's for your Shopify store (or any website) Shopify have recently launched Burst. "Burst is a free stock photo site that is powered by Shopify. All the photos on our platform are offered under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license,...

May 8, 2017 Mailchimp announces free marketing automation for everyone!!

For many of our clients, Mailchimp is their go-to platform to drive engagement and sales to their Shopify eCommerce store so Mailchimp's latest announcement that their automation features are now free to all users is great news. Mailchimp's automation feature allow you to: Follow up on purchases ...

March 17, 2017 SEO 101: Getting links to your store is still important

Getting your ecommerce store to show on that first page in google is still the holy grail for many and is becoming increasingly difficult. Google Adwords provides a 'quick fix' method to reach the top of page 1 but there are still some basic SEO principles to...

March 7, 2017 Payment gateways in New Zealand for your Shopify store

The number of payment gateway options available for NZ Shopify stores has increased over the last few years and we now have some good options to choose from. Here's our list of the key payment gateways we recommend to clients based on their stores specific...

March 2, 2017 Shopify Apps: Product reviews with Judge.me

Product reviews and social proof play a huge role in building 'Trust' in your brand and increasing conversions. Judge.me is a new Shopify App with some strong features including: Email review requests Pictures attached to reviews 'All reviews' page to showcase your reviews on one...