Shopify expands into email marketing

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> Shopify Email. Shopify’s primary item officer Craig Miller and director of item for marketing innovation Michael Perry offered me a fast demonstration of the item the other day; Miller argued that they’ve developed “the very first e-mail product designed for e-commerce.”

That indicates it’s integrated with a merchant’s store on Shopify, enabling them to quickly pull their brand name properties into their emails, along with product material and listings. They likewise can see whether those emails actually lead to clients to add products to their carts/purchase them. And they can produce client sectors based upon the data in Shopify.

“What we’re truly proud of here is, we become the professional for them,” Perry said. “Most people we’ve surveyed don’t understand the value of segmentation, so we’ve taken the liberty of assembling the right list to add value for them.”

Shopify Email is currently available as an early gain access to test for a minimal group of merchants, ahead of a more comprehensive rollout next year. Miller said it will be free for these initial merchants, with general pricing to be revealed later on.

Other current additions to Shopify’s product lineup include hardware for brick-and-mortar stores and digital ad tools.

“The typical thread among all of [our brand-new items] is to assist brands sell straight to their customers,” Miller stated. “There’s been a great deal of talk recently about direct-to-consumer, but that’s something we’ve doing for a decade and a half without calling it that.”

That implies it’s integrated with a merchant’s store on Shopify, permitting them to easily pull their brand assets into their e-mails, along with item material and listings. They likewise can see whether those emails actually lead to clients to include products to their carts/purchase them. Shopify Email is currently available as an early access test for a limited group of merchants, ahead of a broader rollout next year.

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