Feedback on our new store is appreciated + wholesale + affiliate program

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Good day community, 

 

We are new to Shopify and just launched a store for our new wildflower and climate change coffee table book. We'd appreciate any feedback.

 

We also plan to create wholesale discount codes and an affiliate program, especially for non-profit organizations with environmental and conservation focuses. We were sent Shopify articles on each, but if you have had experience or advise with either set up and tracking for wholesale sales or affiliate programs we'd love to hear from you. 

www.wildflowerbook.com 

 

Thank you,

Nita and Rob

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Why Would I buy from you ???

 

Hi Nita and Rob

 

You have to put yourself in the visitors shoes. If someone lands on your home page and you're trying to sell to them straight away its not a good look. Few areas you need to work on ASAP.

 

  • Flow Home Page 
  • Build a connection 
  • Give visitors good feeling on website
  • Add Logo to Checkout 
  • Improve site navigation 
  • Focus on less color and let the images tell the story

 

I've also had some experience setting up wholesale sections and affiliate programs. 

 

Overall I love the idea of your website. Keep up the good work. 

 

Cheers 

Clayton Bates 

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Hello,

 

I just had look into your website. I observed few points on your website, I hope those are helpful for your website.

-> Use all Gallery image sizes are in equal.

-> Decrease prices.
-> Increase your followers through social media pages, And regularly post your arts.
-> Add policy pages.

 

Thanks,
Appfreaker.

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Hello,

 

Thank you for taking your time to view and review our new site.

 

-> Thank you for the reminder to put all images on the same size white background (image canvas) so they the navigation buttons on the product slideshow

don't keep going up and down. I assume that is what you were referring to. Correct?

 

-> Unfortunately, we can't decrease the prices and still make any money selling wholesale as this book was expensive to produce and print. We have been told that when people see the quality of the book they expected it to cost a lot more.

 

-> I am trying to figure out how to create social media share buttons through my theme. Now that we have our store up we will increase our social media posting.  It is just me and my husband when he can help so we are doing our best one step at a time.  I know the social media is really important. 

 

-> Thank you for the reminder to add a policy page.  I will look for some samples.

 

This was helpful.

 

Thanks,

 

Nita

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Hey Winter Badger-Press,

An Account login/sign-in system should be added, as it is a must for an ecommerce. Placement of login beside the search bar and cart on the top right of the header would enable uniform space allocation. Other tips of mine for getting a more unique and fresh store look are as follows:

  1. Favicon enables better site identification-which is missing.
  2. A central banner would impart professionalism to the site header.
  3. Better brand promotion is enabled by adding Instagram images to the site header.
  4. You should add terms and conditions and FAQ’s if any, again these also help in building search engine content
  5. You can also install one of the most popular app Growwave which is all in one marketing platform that helps store owners increase conversions with ease.
  6. Finally, I would also recommend replacing the default search with an advanced search like Sparq which allows synonyms, advanced custom tag filters, spelling correction, and other such features. Visitors with search are high intent users and their conversion rate is higher than normal users.
    Check out the features live here.
    You can use Sparq free trial for as many products in your store. After the trial period, you can enjoy with Sparq’s Free Starter Plan for upto 1000* products.

May the store flourish and succeed in the coming days.

Neha :)

Sparq is a fast and beautiful search solution for Shopify store owners. It allows store owners to upgrade their default search to an extremely fast, more user friendly and feature rich search
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Hi,  

I have gone through your site. Though it looks good, there are quite a few things missing on your store which if added can really make a lot of difference to the user experience, conversion rate and your overall sales.

 

Logo & Favicon :

Logo & Favicon -- Your logo should highlight your brand name. Add a favourite icon so users can locate your webpage easily.

 

HEADER & FOOTER :

  1. Header -- Have a sticky header and a clear smart search bar to help users locate the products they're looking for.Also a slide out cart, a cart icon with item calculator must have features. Login icon must be there for buyer account creation before purchasing.
  2. Footer -- Optimize your footer with more professional and functional look and also highlight your newsletter sign up so people who follow your brand will receive more updates about promotions and sales. There are legal policy pages which are missing in the footer that must be included for authenticity and security purpose

 

HOMEPAGE :

A lot can be done to your homepage to make it more informative & attractive.

  1. Banners & Branding -- Add hero banner with prompt CTA buttons that syncs well with your store theme & branding. This banner should include info like free shipping, offers/deals like 50% off, etc
  2. Color, Font & Branding -- Over All Text, Font , Paragraph , Alignment , Spacing , Padding etc should be more elegant so that your store looks well-organized, neat and visually appealing. Maintain the same or similar colors and fonts throughout your store to keep your  branding intact 
  3. Featured Collection -- Add all the top featured collection on the homepage so users know the type of products you're selling on your store.
  4. Featured / Bestseller products -- Engage your customers by letting them know the bestseller products on your store                                     
  5. Testimonials -- They add to the trust factor as when customers see what other buyers have to say about your products, it makes them more sure about your brand.
  6. Highlight your USP -- What's unique about your brand that none of the other Shopify merchants have? This needs to be highlighted in your store presentation, features & more.
  7. Trust Badge on Home Page -- This is important as this helps to build trust and assures your customers that your brand is authentic

 

COLLECTION PAGE :

Your customer views this page to have an in-depth view of the products and services you offer.

  1. Banner adding on Collection page -- Make your collection page stand out with interesting & creative collection banners
  2. Product filter for easy navigation -- Categorize & filter products by their size, color or type so users find product to product navigation easy.
  3. Product Label -- Product labels like % off, ‘New Arrival’, ‘Sold Out’ must be there must be there for the ease of the buyer
  4. Product Showcasing -- Clear product title and description , high quality images , reviews , related products , color swatch function, grey effect for sold out products , product labels . All these features make your store much more convenient, authentic, easy to use and user friendly.
    Example of Good Collection Page

 

PRODUCT PAGE :

  1. Features like custom swatches, product zoom in, product reviews, unique product titles/descriptions and  cart drawer that will make your product page more interactive and user-friendly.
  2. You Can Add Sticky Add to cart / Buy Now Bar on Your Product Page : Demo Example

    This floating bar on the product page makes it impossible for your customers to miss checkout with the always visible Sticky Add to Cart Bar. Here the user can quickly select the variants, sizes and quantities for their order and checkout directly. You can use this app Cart2Sale ‑ Sales Booster
    Example of Good Product Page

 

CART PAGE :

  1. Sticky Buy now or add to cart button ,Sticky cart -- A Sticky Cart feature or sticky checkout bar reduces cart abandonment and engages the customer in your store.
  2. Functionality Of Cart Page -- Discount code , Gift wrapping , additional cart notes , delivery date picker, i agree with terms and conditions, trust badges, etc.  for personalizing your customer's shopping experience on the cart page. You to try our all-in-one app, Cart2Sale ‑ Sales Booster

            Example of Good Cart Page

 

INTEGRATIONS :

  1. Social Media Link -- Include links to your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or any other social media business pages.
  2. Proper integration of Google Analytics, Facebook store, Instagram store, google search console -- These features will help you track and analyze how customers interact with your store.
  3. Proper setup shipping, taxes -- Set up shipping and taxes options for different areas/countries or for particular products.
  4. Google shopping -- Let your users easily discover & buy your products with Google smart shopping marketing campaigns.


App Integration :

Try This App - Cart2Sale ‑ Sales Booster .
11-in-1 App to Maximize your Sales and Conversion

 

  1. Sticky Add to Cart Bar and Buy Now Button
  2. Sticky Checkout Bar
  3. Sticky Cart Icon
  4. Quick Buy Button
  5. Free Shipping Bar
  6. I Agree to the Terms and Conditions Checkbox
  7. Gift Wrapping
  8. Delivery Date Picker
  9. How Did You Know About Us
  10. Additional Cart Notes
  11. Trust Badges

Please check our fully functional Demo Store

Hope these suggestions are useful for you. Wish you many more sales in the future. If you have any queries, do let me know here.

 

Good luck!

Sudipta 
MS Web Designer | Task4Store
20,000+ Tasks Completed | 1000+ Happy Clients

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