I hope this isn't a duplicate. My payment came out for my store today. I closed my store today. Since there are no refunds (which I didn't realize until after closing), I'd like to reopen my store for the remainder of the month, but when I login, I'm only getting options to pay for the store...which I already did. Am I missing something?
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I’m Helen from Shopify Support. Thanks for your question.
You are not missing anything. Being prompted to choose a plan upon logging in after closing your store, is normal behaviour. Reactivating your account within 30 days of closing will resume your original billing cycle once a plan is chosen, therefore, please choose the same plan you were on prior to cancellation, and your payment will automatically be applied to your account so that you can pick up exactly where you left off.
I’m sorry to hear that you are wanting to close your store. Is there something in particular that you are struggling with that prompted your decision to close? Please let me know; I’m here to help, and happy to work with you to grow your business.
You’re welcome @msjulianajames!
Thanks for sharing your reasons for wanting to close your store. Marketing your business is something that can be tricky, and it does require trial and error to determine what works best for your products and target audience.
Since your store is going to be open for a few more weeks, I recommend taking a look at these Live Workshops we are offering this month. They are geared specifically towards creating and implementing a marketing plan for Black Friday Cyber Monday, which is the busiest weekend of the year for online purchases!
In addition to that, we have a lot of great Blog posts to help with increasing traffic and sales. A few that I find particularly relevant are:
What types of products are you selling? Which marketing tactics have you tried so far?
Hey, @savingsgarage. I’m sorry to hear you are having trouble reactivating your store!
Most commonly, this occurs when there is a small error in the store name used when logging in. Therefore, as a first step towards resolving it, please go to the Forgot Store option on the login page (direct link here), and enter your email address associated with the Account Owner of the store to have the exact myshopify.com url sent to you. Once you’ve received it, please try logging in again using those credentials.
Let me know if this helps!
No problem, @Circlerosse! I can see how that could happen. To re-open your store, please login as usual, at which time you’ll be prompted to choose your subscription plan again. Once you do, your store will reactivate.
Please note, your Shopify subscription charge is issued every 30 days. So, since you’ve already paid for yours, you won’t be charged again until your next billing date when re-choosing a plan, even though you’ve closed your store in the meantime.
It sounds like what you were intending to do was put a password page on your store. This will allow you to work on building it, but not have it viewable to the public. To enable a password page on your storefront, please go to ‘Online Store > Preferences’ from your Shopify admin, and scroll down to the Password protection section. These steps are also found in the Help Doc for Password protection for your online store.
Hope this helps! Let me know if you have any difficulties with any of it. Before you accidentally closed your store, how was your set up coming along?