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Mailchimp Ecommerce Abandoned Cart Spree Commerce

Recovering lost sales and upselling with Mailchimp Ecommerce marketing automation

Most online stores are losing revenue by leaving orders behind. When a customer adds products to the cart but doesn’t complete the checkout, that order is lost. Mailchimp Ecommerce automates sending out email reminders with the abandoned cart contents and tracks all recovered sales in a dashboard. It also comes with several other automations and email marketing tools. 

 TL;DR: It’s basically free money with hardly any dev work. Just install it and watch the recovered orders roll in.

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Instagram and influencer marketing PWA Spree Commerce

Enable Instagram shopping for your brand’s #hashtag or @mention used by influencers

Here’s a quick walkthrough how you could be leveraging influencer marketing on Instagram and letting customers shop for products seen in influencer posts marked with your brand’s #hashtag or @mention. We’re successfully doing it for our demo apparel brand Fearnot utilizing the latest dev capabilities enabled by Facebook and Instagram. These capabilities are continuously evolving so stay tuned for more updates.

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Spree Commerce Afterpay

Let your customers pay with Afterpay in four installments, interest-free

Spree Commerce integrates well with Afterpay helping retailers achieve, on average, a 22%+ increase in conversion and a 20-30% increase in average order value. To learn more about implementing Afterpay integration, fill out a form on the Afterpay & Spree Commerce integration page here.

Shoppers want flexibility in how they pay for their purchases, and they tend to choose brands with more options. As many as 48% of digital consumers state that the availability of financing options would influence their purchase decision. The buy now, pay later option removes common barriers at the critical moment of making this decision and helps increase conversion rates. Continue reading

spree marketplace facilitator sales tax avatax avalara

As a Marketplace Facilitator collect sales tax for marketplace sellers if required

New regulations already passed by the majority of states require online marketplace owners and operators to collect and remit sales taxes on behalf of their sellers. Below is a walkthrough of the new responsibilities in the form of frequently asked questions and answers (FAQ).

TL;DR: if all your marketplace sellers ship over a certain amount (usually between $100k – $250k in total) into any state then you should automate sales tax handling or could get in trouble with tax authorities.  Services such as AvaTax integrate well with Spree to help you mitigate your tax-related risks.

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vendor trust in spree commerce and stripe multi-vendor marketplace projects

Spree Commerce and Stripe for marketplace projects: how to build vendor trust and incentivize them to join?

Two-sided or multi-vendor marketplaces face an early chicken and egg problem – without vendors, suppliers or service providers there’s no value for the customers but without the customers, vendors don’t see a point of joining the marketplace. This problem is usually solved by building vendor trust and incentivizing the vendors, as the payout recipients having interest in getting new business, which is the first step to getting market traction. And what do the vendors really want? Stripe says: confidence in getting paid asap. Spree Commerce support that vision with a Stripe Connect integration.

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