10 Best Free Shopify Apps to Increase Sales on Your Website

10 Best Free Shopify Apps to Increase Sales on Your Website

January 31, 2019

Shopify is the ultimate E-commerce platform that let's you get up and running in a flash but did you know it also offers many free and powerful apps to increase the sales in your store? There are a TON of options, so I've done the research and I'm going to narrow it down and give you the best tools you need.  If you haven't added these apps to your store, it's time to take action and get them added today.

1. Yotpo: Reviews, Photos, Q&A

What Is Yotpo?

Yotpo is a commerce marketing cloud that helps brands of all sizes collect and showcase reviews, photos, and Q&A throughout the buyer journey and across social platforms to build buyer trust, drive traffic, and increase conversion.

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What can you do with Yotpo?

  • Collect reviews, ratings, photos, and Q&A from your customers.

  • Increase conversion by showcasing customer content on site to help buyers with purchase decisions.

  • Drive high-intent traffic by displaying ratings in organic search results and Google Ads.

  • Share your best customer content on social networks with a click of a button.

  • Build a brand community of your biggest fans with customer content.

  • Make better business decisions using analytics and feedback from your customers.

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What’s Included In The Free Plan?

Yotpo’s Free (forever!) plan is designed to meet the needs of small businesses and stores that are just starting out. It includes:

  • [On-Site Display] Reviews Widget, Reviews Tab & Star Ratings - Increase conversion by showcasing product reviews and ratings across your homepage, product & category pages, and at checkout.
  • [Traffic & Social] Social Push & SEO Page - Drive traffic from Facebook and Twitter and rank higher in search results.
  • [Content Generation] Review Request Emails - Collect reviews with a single, frictionless request.
  • [Moderation & Commenting] Advanced Moderation & Commenting - Choose what to publish and where, and comment on reviews publicly or privately. And way more!

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How Do I Get Started?

Integrate Yotpo to your Shopify store in a single click. Migration from other reviews solutions is a breeze, and make it easy to import all of your existing reviews.

 

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2. Oberlo: Finding Products to Sell in Your Shopify Store

Looking for products to sell online? Find millions of them with Oberlo!

Oberlo is a dropshipping app which allows you to find trending products to sell online, add them to your Shopify store, and start selling today.

Never worry about packaging or shipping, worry about the things which matter – making sales, and growing your business.

Forever Free Plan

  • Take advantage of Oberlo and equip your store with everything it needs to succeed as a dropshipping business for no cost with our Forever Free plan. No credit cards required.

Detailed Product Statistics

  • Use Oberlo’s in-depth product statistics and make the best choices when you’re looking for products to sell online. You can check the potential of every product before you start selling and make data-driven decisions for your business.

North American / European Suppliers

  • Work with Oberlo’s trusted product suppliers in both North America and Europe to ensure that your customers get their products as quickly as possible.


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Free Chrome Extension

  • Use our free Chrome Extension and add products directly from AliExpress into your dropshipping store with just a few clicks.

Order Tracking

  • Track your orders, and know where they are at all times with Oberlo’s integrated order tracking feature. Even though you won’t be shipping or handling your products, you’ll still be in full control.

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Sales Dashboard

  • Track your dropshipping success with Oberlo’s Sales Dashboard. Monitor how many sales the trending products which you add to your store make daily.

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24/7 Customer Support

  • Oberlo’s customer support team is available round the clock to help you deal with any problems that you run into when you’re dropshipping. Selling products online doesn’t need to be difficult – we’re here to help.

Product Page Customization

  • When you’ve added a product from Oberlo to your store you can change the title, description, and images as much as you’d like.

Inventory and Price Auto-Updates

  • Oberlo constantly monitors and updates the price and stock levels of your dropshipping products. This means you’ll never sell a product that’s out of stock, or above your retail price.

Pricing Rules

  • Save valuable time every time you add products to your store by adding global pricing rules for your Shopify store.

Multiple Users

  • Allow other people to help run your online store. Perfect for when you grow from first sale to scale. Remember – there’s strength in numbers.

3. Swell Rewards

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Why Swell?

It's a fact: businesses that earn more of their revenue from repeat customers are more likely to be successful. Not only does it cost less to earn an additional purchase from a repeat customer, but repeat customers spend three to ten times more per transaction than first-time visitors!

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Thousands of Shopify merchants have used Swell to dramatically increase purchases from existing customers, and our app can do the same for you. When you install, you’ll find that Swell is also:

  • Free for Up to 100 Orders per Month! With our versatile free plan, you’ll have access to almost all of our program at no charge until you reach 100 orders! We think it’s one of the best free plans out there, and allows us to grow alongside you. And if you receive more than 100 orders, you're welcome to try us out for 30 days before upgrading!
  • Easy to Use. An efficient onboarding process gets you set up with the right program for your business in minutes.
  • Incredibly Customizable. Modify fonts, program location, descriptions, images, and more to make a program that fits your brand perfectly.

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With Swell, you can reward your customers for over 15 unique actions, including:

  • Referring friends to your store

  • Spending More with Your Business (Spend $X, Get $Y)

  • Making More Purchases with Your Business (Make X Purchases, Get $Y)

  • Writing Product Reviews (for select product review softwares)

  • Creating a store account

  • Interacting with you on social media

  • Reading or viewing targeted content

  • And much more!

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4. Sales Pop: Sales Notification

Sales Pop by Beeketing is an all-in-one notifications tool that allows merchants to create 3 types of notification pop-ups:

1. Sales Notifications

Turn your recent orders into recent sales notifications that let customers know what items have just been bought by other customers on the store. Sales notifications create social proof and encourage store visitors to start adding items to cart.

2. Checkout Notifications

Display notifications of successful orders within 24 hours on cart page. Checkout notifications strengthen customers' confidence to finish order and prevent cart abandonment.

3. Upsell Notifications

Display product recommendations when customers view a specific item. When customers click on the upsell notification pop-ups, the app shows a quick-view of the suggested items so customers can view details and add to cart in just 1 click. Upsell notifications help merchants increase average order value and total revenue.

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Boost up your sales with Sales Pop

Sales Pop is an influential selling tool which helps to boost sales. Built with the concept of social proof, the app displays multiple purchase activities on your store. When customers know what other people are buying from your store, they are motivated to buy your products. Plus, the unique upsell notification feature empowers you to upsell more relevant items to your customers when they view a specific product, thus increase your average order value.

Build trust in your brand and increase customer engagement

Sales Pop brings a brick-and-mortar feeling to your store. Buying online might be risky for many people. With Sales Pop’s interactive social proof notifications, your store is humanized, valuable trust is built, customer engagement is increased, and visitors are more likely to be converted into buyers.

Responsive and highly customizable

Mobile commerce is gaining more and more momentum as a mainstream way to do online shopping. Sales Pop is responsive on all mobile devices to make sure you lose no customers no matter where they come from. Plus, customization options are various. You can freely edit messages, positions, display time, delay time, etc. to make your notifications match with your store’s design and optimize user experience.

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Why Sales Pop is a Must-Have App

  1. Sales Pop is the best FREE marketing tool ever to boost sales and enhance user experience for eCommerce stores.
  2. Highly customizable designs, messages, positions, display time, delay time, and many more.
  3. Set customized expiry time for each notification
  4. Show notifications in random order
  5. Desktop and mobile responsive with eye-catching design
  6. Take up minimal space and resources on your site
  7. One-click installation, no coding required

Let all customers become your brand influencers with Sales Pop!

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5. Benchmark Hero: SEO Site Audit

Looking to grow your business? You've landed in the right place!

A complete and detailed site audit will give you a deeper understanding as to why your site is not generating the traffic you think it should or why your sales and conversions are not improving. This free site audit is based on a large stores (7 and 8 figures) benchmark.

Below you'll find a few of the parameters we will check in this free site audit:

  1. Your Customers Value
  2. What is the percentage of your recurring customers?
  3. What is the lifetime value of your customers?
  4. How fast is your site?
  5. How faster can it be?
  6. How much more sales can that bring you?
  7. How trustworthy is your web store?
  8. How customers see your site?
  9. How does Google scan your site?
  10. How can you easily improve it?

Get helpful analysis that you could base your business decisions upon, install the Benchmark Hero now - it's free!

6. PushOwl: Web Push Notifications

Recover sales with automated abandoned cart recovery

One of the biggest problems faced by merchants is dealing with numerous abandoned carts, which translates to a huge amount lost in potential revenue every year! PushOwl’s abandoned cart reminders let you customize a sequence of 3 automated push notifications, to recover your orders and win back this lost revenue!

A modern medium for a modern world.

Push notifications are a relatively new marketing channel. And since it is an underutilized medium, your brand can stand out by keeping subscribers engaged across more channels. Push notifications will provide a boost to your social media and email marketing efforts, giving you better results.

Your visitors will love it!

Opting in for push notifications needs just 1 click, making it easy for your visitors to subscribe and easy for you to get more subscribers. You are also able to target both desktop and mobile (Android) visitors by sending them to push notifications even after they have left your store.

Marketing & Sales Automation

We pick up the slack when you’re busy. Simplify your marketing workflow with useful automated push notifications and powerful features: * Abandoned cart reminders * Price drop push * Back in stock push * Shipping push notifications * Welcome push notifications * Flash sales

Advanced capabilities

  • Product images are sent in automated push notifications (like abandoned cart reminders) to improve conversions
  • If any of your subscribers have an account on your store, their data will automatically be synced to the PushOwl dashboard.
  • Send personalized push notifications which include the details of your subscribers
  • Shipping notifications automatically pulls the tracking url from Shopify, so it works with apps like Aftership too.

 7. Free Trust Badge

In e-commerce, you have less than three seconds to build trust with a potential buyer and one of the easiest ways to increase conversion rates for your store is to add a set of payment processor icons.

Displaying payment badges is one of the most proven ways to build trust during the customer sales journey.

Simple setup in just two minutes

We believe in keeping things simple. We built this app to be very easy to use with no technical skill needed. Just install, choose your badges and that's it.

Fully customizable

Match your payment badges perfectly to your store's design. You can customize the message, colors, alignment, size and much more.

 8. Free Shipping Bar

Consumers today expect free shipping to be available at retail sites as a bonus for buying multiple items. According to recent data, 88% of consumers would be more likely to shop at a site online if they were promised free shipping.

Free Shipping Offers with Progressive Messages:

  • Display your free shipping offer in a slide out and customizable bar
  • Show progressive messages when customers put more items in their shopping carts
  • Congratulate customers when they get free shipping offers
  • Track the performance of each bar, so you know which free shipping goals generate the most sales

Advanced Targeting:

  • Geotargeting: Set different bars to display to visitors from different countries, such as "Free shipping over $50" in US and "Free shipping over C$70" in Canada
  • Display page targeting: Configure bars to only display on certain pages, such as all pages, home page only, collection or product pages, orby providing the URLs
  • Exclude page targeting: Configure bars not to display on certain pages, such as home page, collection or product pages, or any pages by providing the URLs
  • Currency Detection: Auto-detect visitors local currencies and convert the free shipping amount with real-time exchange rates

Fully Customizable and Responsive:

  • Curated bar background images express the holiday mood, increase conversions, and generate more sales
  • Supports emojis in the bar messages
  • Everything on the bar is customizable to fit your store style
  • Bar can be configured to display at any desired positions on your website
  • Responsive, and optimized for all screen sizes including desktop, tablet, and mobile

1 click installation, 0 developers needed! Start boosting sales and increasing average cart value today!

9. Free Persistent Cart

Nearly half of customers start shopping on one device and switch to another. Customers switching devices expect the products they've added to their cart on one device to be remembered when they login on another. Make it easy for customers to complete their orders across devices and decrease your store's abandoned carts.

Increase sales with Free Persistent Cart App

With Free Persistent Cart App, customers who login across multiple devices will find their shopping cart waiting for them, ready to complete their order.

How does it work? When a customer who may have logged in and started shopping on one device (e.g. their mobile), logs into your store on another device later (e.g. their laptop), they'll find their cart with their chosen items waiting for them. This makes it easy for them to complete their order, resulting in more sales for your store.

You work hard to get people to your store - Don't leave money on the table by ignoring cross-device shoppers. Reduce abandoned carts and increase your store’s revenue today.

To set up, simply install. That's it! Once you've installed, test it out by logging in to in your store as a customer, add items to your cart, then log in on another device.

10. Ultimate Sales Boost 

As an eCommerce merchant, you may already know that a sense of urgency, scarcity and trust can drive more sales from online shoppers who tend to procrastinate and delay their purchasing decisions. With ad traffic getting more expensive, newly launched stores cannot afford to let customers have a second thought about whether your store is trustworthy, or whether they should leave the cart and come back later.

Most other apps add urgency to product pages. We do product pages, but also collection pages and cart pages. We believe consistent sales boosting messages should be communicated throughout the entire checkout flow:

  • Make products stand out on Home pages and Collection pages
  • Motivate customers to click “add to cart” on Product pages
  • Urge customers to checkout faster on the Cart page

On each page of the checkout flow, you have the option to choose the best weapon for your sales boosting needs:

  • Promotional image overlay on home page
  • Countdown timer on collection page
  • Message label on collection page
  • Countdown timer on product page
  • Get-it-by timer on product page
  • BOGO (buy one get one) Upsell on product page
  • Low stock warning on product page
  • Viewing Customer number on product page
  • Recently sold number on product page
  • Payment gateway icons on product page
  • Trust badges/Trust seals on product page
  • Reserved timer on cart page
  • Message label on cart page
  • BOGO (buy one get one) Upsell on cart page

Ultimate Sales Boost is a Swiss army knife to optimize your checkout flow (a.k.a conversion funnel). Your may use it aggressively or moderately to build the path of your eCommerce success.

1 click installation, 0 developer needed.

Your first campaign can be launched with in 1 minute.

 

So there you have it! 10 Amazing and FREE Shopify Apps to increase sales on your website today. It doesn't have to cost you a fortune to make the most of your website. You can add these apps without any technical experience and be up and running in no time. 



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