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Give $100, Get $100 with Our Refer-a-Friend Program

By Sara Cabral | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

Our special offer to all Canada customers -- refer your friends to PowerStores and they will get a $100 rebate on their order! Plus you will get loyalty points worth $100 added to your account for every new customer you refer! Here’s how it works: Refer a friend to PowerStores Your friend gets a $100 rebate on their setup fees Once your friend signs up, you get 100 Power Points! Redeem your poi…

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Cut Costs with Postal-Code Based Shipping

By Sarah Windover | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

Cut Costs with Pin Code Based Shipping

With PowerStores’ newest upgrades to its shipping module, you can set up your shipping fees and logistics rules on a postal code level. This upgraded shipping feature can give you ultimate flexibility -- to set the shipping charges and delivery ranges that work best for your business.  

Here’s why you want to do this, and why it will save you money and headache.

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New Feature Alert: Easily Sell products on Facebook with PowerStores

By Sarah Windover | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

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Your Second Chance at Making a Sale! Access Abandoned Shopping Carts

By Sara Cabral | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

Today PowerStores launched the ability to download a list of customers who added a product to their shopping cart on your ecommerce website and then left without paying for their order. This is called an “abandoned cart”. What can you do with this abandoned cart list? Well, this gives you a lead on a potential order! You now have an opportunity to contact these visitors and close the deal. Here are some ideas of what you can…

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PowerStores New Feature Launch - Blogs! And, Why You Need a Blog on your Website URL

By Cory York | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

Today PowerStores is launching one more valuable feature on our Ecommerce Platform - Blogs! You can now host your own blog on your PowerStore! Now, you no longer need to host a blog on a third party vendor like WordPress or Blogger and link it to your website. You can now create a blog on the PowerStores platform itself, which allows you to host your blog on your own website/online store. Here are the top 5 ways you'll benefit by ha…

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Manage Your PowerStore from Anywhere, Any Device

By Sara Cabral | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

Introducing a breakthrough new feature which will change the way you manage your online store – our responsive Workspace! What this means: Now, the same easy-to-use web-based Workspace that PowerStores merchants use to manage their stores, can now be used on your mobile or tablet just as easily as on your computer. Think of the ways you can make use of this: Login to your Workspace dashboard from anywhere – such as you…

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New PowerStores Features!

By Cory York | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

Since our release of PowerStores 2 in February, we’ve gotten so much great positive feedback on our new platform. We’ve also received requests for even more features from our customers, and we’re listening! Our team of developers are hard at work improving our platform and adding features.  Here are some new features that we’ve recently implemented. Photo Uploader Enhancements Now it’s easy to …

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Meet PowerStores 2

By Cory York | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

Today we are thrilled to announce our release of PowerStores 2! PowerStores 2 is a major update and redesign to your store’s workspace panel. In addition to a new look and feel, we have launched 9 new mobile-responsive FREE themes.  Now with complete access to the HTML and CSS of all theme layouts using our Fluid markup language.  We've also updated our Help Center to give you all the help you need in building your stor…

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Game-ify your PowerStore with Reward Triggers

By Sara Cabral | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

As we’ve announced here, PowerStores has recently launched an awesome built-in Loyalty and Rewards Program for our merchants.  With this Loyalty Program, your customers can earn points on purchases and then use those points to get deals and discounts. Points can be used to gain new customers and to keep old ones coming back. And there are many creative ways you can use points.  So, now that your customers are loving po…

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Tag Your Products!

By Sara Cabral | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

We’re on a roll here at PowerStores HQ and we’re banging out features faster than you can handle it! :) Today we’re launching a very useful feature called Product Tags. A product tag is essentially a keyword assigned to a product. They can describe a property of your product which can then be used to sort groups of products into “smart collections”, enable product specific coupons, and more.  It’s p…

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Introducing Loyalty Program Management for PowerStores Merchants

By Sara Cabral | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

Loyal customers are the gold standard for recurring sales.  Typically less than 20% of your customer base will be “loyal” customers (in other words, returning again and again to make more purchases), but they can make up more than 50% of your sales.  So clearly it’s in your best interest to target and reward these loyal customers. The most common way to do this in e-commerce is to create what’s called a Loyal…

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PowerStores Introduces Coupon Management

By Cory York | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

COUPONS! COUPONS! COUPONS! Buyers love them, and as a PowerStores merchant, you should love them too! Coupons are an extremely effective tool to acquire new customers and to reward loyal ones. Over 2.9 billion coupons were redeemed in America last year alone. So that’s why today, PowerStores is introducing Coupons for PowerStores Merchants.   Here's how it all works:   In the Workspace of your PowerStore, un…

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PowerStores Goes Mobile

By Cory York | | Tagged PowerStores Updates

Mobile internet is a big trend we are seeing today, especially in Asia where computers are a luxury. PowerStores is taking mobile very seriously! Today we are announcing our first major step towards becoming a mobile-first product company. A few days ago, our core dev team pushed our mobile upgrade live! This is a hugely important landmark that we’ve been working towards for over a year. With the newest PowerStores release, here&#…

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