Community Connect: October Recap

Community Moderator

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Notes from the Community team 

🙌 How to get Support from the Community

We want you to make the most out of our community. When you have a particular question, chances are someone else may have encountered a similar situation and shared their experience with the community. We encourage you to start by searching the topic. Put the ‘Search the Community’ bar on the landing page in use. 




When you find a relevant thread, join the conversation and post your specific context. Don’t forget to come back and share how you arrive at a solution later on!


If you can’t find an answer, create a post and ask away. Head to our blog on How To Get Support From The Community to learn how to make your post seen and get the best possible answers.


Product Release 


📊 New Shopify Tax Features And Tips

You’re probably getting ready for the busiest time of the year and possibly dealing with filing your quarterly sales taxes too. No worries, we've got your back! Shopify has put together a collection of time and money-saving features that you can start using today. Best of all, the benefits continue throughout the year. Explore the new tax features here!


Exciting news for Shopify Balance users! Now you can save your sales tax in dedicated account, effortlessly. With Balance, you’ll gain a clear understanding of your cashflow year-round, and your funds will be ready when it’s time to file. Enjoy seamless financial management with Shopify Balance! More detailed setup can be found on our Help Center


🌐 Shopify Will Be Present At RD Summit 2023 In São Paulo! (Portuguese-Brazilian, PT-BR)

Calling all Latin American entrepreneurs! Shopify will be present at this year's RD Summit, which will take place in São Paulo on the 8th, 9th and 10th of November! We are exhilarated to participate in this incredible event and would love to invite all of you to join us for this unique experience. Secure your spot now with a 25% discount. 


Stay tuned to this Shopify blog post (PT-BR) and the Shopify community blog for more details about our involvement in RD Summit 2023. We look forward to meeting you in person and sharing this incredible experience together. See you there!


Community Events

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As the year 2023 is coming to a close, we want to celebrate your success and growth by sharing some proven strategies to prepare for the coming year-end flash sales.


For those who are new to this idea, flash sales are time-limited discounts or promotions that can significantly boost your sales, attract new customers, and help clear your inventory. 


We have curated a series of how-to webinars to walk you through the planning and action you can take to get your store ready for a fruitful holiday flash sale. 


🛍️ Recap: How to Market a Flash Sale in Shopify

Here are the summaries of the ‘How to Market a Flash Sale in Shopify’ webinars in three languages:


📦 Webinars: Logistics Planning for Flash Sales

Going that extra mile, we're delving into the logistics planning for flash sales. Follow the posts to get a quick overview of what we have covered in the sessions. A visual learner? Jump right into the video by clicking on ‘Take me to the webinar!’



Contributor Leaderboard

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Let’s give a big round of applause to the following members who dedicate their time and effort to sharing their knowledge and helping each other out. Their contributions not only foster a collaborative community but also help grow each other’s businesses 👏 👏 🎉



Highlighted Blogs

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To kick off this month’s featured blogs, let’s take things up a notch with our BFCM planning for French and German markets.  



Next, let’s explore the marketing strategies that you will want to give a try and promote your well-planned flash sale with. Our Japanese blog teaches you how to create a permanent link to your Cart page. The Italian blog showcases email design tips that promote customers to click through. If writing is your thing, blogging is a proven effective tactic to build your customer email list. Check out the Portuguese-Brazilian blog post down below. Speaking of customers, learn how to build buyer trust with the German article listed here.   



If you are new to Shopify, our Spanish blog breaks down the cost to open a Shopify store. We’d love to see you have that peace of mind.


Before we wrap up, we want to sweeten this newsletter with some staff insights into how you can manage your payments and prevent any potential payout issues. And last but not lease, a content creator from the Chinese market shares their success stories which offers a creative perspective on building a rewarding business with Shopify!



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