January 25, 2021 - By Ashley Scorpio

25 Best Shopify Plugins for Your Online Store

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Ready to take your Shopify store to the next level? Here’s a roundup of some of the best plugins for your store.

App: 

Tapcart – Mobile App by Tapcart

So you have a store, well you should have an app too! Tapcart is the premier mobile app provider for over 7,000 of the world’s fastest-growing Shopify brands. Seamlessly sync your Shopify store with your Tapcart app to increase retention, build brand loyalty, and generate more orders. Tapcart allows Shopify users to design an intuitive platform, engage 4x shoppers through push notifications, offer a better checkout experience, and seamlessly integrates with Shopify plugins. Tapcart has worked with brands such as FashionNova, FIGS, Marshmello, and Chubbies – check out their case studies here. Tapcart is a Shopify Plus Certified App and has integrations with: Facebook SDK, Firebase, ReCharge, Yotpo, Klaviyo, and Nosto.

Data & Analytics:

Yaguara by Yaguara

You’re collecting customer data but how do you take action with it? Yaguara is the only fully-connected and collaborative platform for commerce companies that centralizes data puts it into context, and then offers key insights and recommendations, empowering them to be more data-informed, transparent, and forward-looking organizations. Yaguara integrates with: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Klaviyo, Yotpo, Gorgias, Airtable, Zendesk, and more.

Lifecycle Marketing:

Omnisend Email Marketing by Omnisend

Email is still the most effective digital marketing channel and Omnisend is a powerful email marketing, SMS, and automation platform built for high-growth eCommerce businesses. With advanced automation workflows, customer segmentation features, and a multitude of channels to reach the customer, Omnisend enables marketers to drive sales at scale while building lasting customer relationships. Omnisend integrates with: Recart, Justuno, Yotpo, Smile, Stamped.io, LoyaltyLion, Nosto,  Okendo, Gorgias, ShipStation, AfterShip, Easyship, ReCharge, CartHook, Alloy, and more! 

Postscript SMS Marketing by Postscript

If you aren’t doing SMS marketing you are missing the mark! Postscript is one of the leading SMS providers for Shopify stores, helping merchants earn 26x ROI on the messages they send. They’re driven great results for Hawke clients. Postscript is also one of the most affordable solutions for SMS marketing! Not sure where to start? Check out Postscript’s Learning Center where you can see their guide to the best SMS strategies, benchmarks for the industry, and even get certified. Postscript integrates with: Klaviyo, Gorgias, ReCharge, CartHook, Swell, Okendo, Justuno, Alloy, and more!

Octane AI Quiz, Messenger, SMS by Octane AI

Octane AI is the ‘The Conversational Marketing Platform for eCommerce,’ and our preferred partner for Facebook Messenger marketing. Conversational Ads with Octane AI can DOUBLE your ROAS! Learn how eCommerce quizzes can help your brand engage with customers and build more personalized campaigns too. Octane AI integrates with: Facebook Messenger, Gorgias, Justuno, Klaviyo, ReCharge, Shopify, Shopify Plus, and Yotpo. 

Onsite Optimization: 

CartHook Post Purchase Offers by CartHook

CartHook allows owners to create real-time post-purchase offers directly to customers and has helped top Shopify and Shopify Plus stores create game-changing amounts of post-purchase offer revenue. With customization, support, and create features, CartHook allows you to provide offers to customers with one click, in between the check-out and thank you page, increasing sales, and AOV! CartHook integrates with: the Facebook Pixel, Google Analytics, Afterpay, Avarala, Klaviyo, Ominsend, PayPal, Postscript, Recart, ReCharge, reversion, Rise,ai, Sendlane, SMSBump, Square, Stripe, TxtCart, and more!

Justuno Pop Ups and Conversion by Justuno

Justuno is trusted by merchants who are growing quickly and top-performing agencies. With Justuno, you can maximize your existing traffic through Justuno’s suite of pop-ups, banner offers, exit offers, upsell promotions, and recommendations. Justuno’s additional features include: intelligent upsell, cross-sells, product recommendations, integrations with platforms such as Postscript that allow for SMS marketing, and capture email and text in the same pop-up! Justuno also integrates with Klaviyo, Octane AI, WordPress, dotdigital, and SMSbump.

Web Push ‑ Free Abandoned Cart by OneSignal

One Signal’s custom web push notifications help connect merchants directly to their customers. Their app offers easy ways to increase sales through notifications about abandoned carts, in-stock alerts, and shipping updates all while maintaining the brand standards of the merchant! 

Yottaa Page Speed Accelerator by Yottaa

No one likes a site that won’t load – especially while shopping. With Yotta, Shopify users can increase their site speed with two easy steps and additionally can gain visibility into site performance. With Yottaa’s page speed accelerator upgrade store owners can automatically increase their site speed, make third-party apps more effective, get insight into site conversions, and more! Yottaa integrates with Slack & email. 

Simile AI Suite by ScopeMedia

Increase each purchase your customers make, by implementing automated “bought together” bundles. With Simile’s Smart Bundles your shoppers will be incentivized to purchase more products with relevant product suggestions. Grouping recommendations with discounts and promos can significantly increase the merchant’s AOV, resulting in a higher conversion rate and revenue! 

Mulberry by GetMulberry 

Boost revenue, customer loyalty, and CLTV by adding Mulberry to your Shopify store. Mulberry offers extended warranties on-site via a simple Shopify Plug-in. They provide coverage that goes over and above typical warranties from manufacturers. They cover an extensive range of products like mattresses, furniture, consumer electronics, small appliances, merchandise, major appliances, jewelry, watches, and more. During these unprecedented times, giving your customers the confidence to purchase with a warranty can make the difference between buying online or not buying at all!

Reviews, Loyalty, & Rewards:

Yotpo Product Reviews & Photos by Yotpo

With over 2,000 5 star reviews on Shopify, Yotpo really allows you to do it all! Yotpo provides powerful tools that enable users to increase sales with customer content like reviews, ratings, photos, and Q&A from customers. Showcasing customer content on your site (and sharing it on your social channels) can increase your conversion rate. Yotpo integrates with: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Klaviyo, and SMSBump.

Okendo: Product Reviews & UGC by Okendo

Made specifically for high-performing Shopify stores, Okendo powers customer reviews for some of the largest retailers including SKIMS, Knix, and more! Okendo uses a customizable interface which leads to better and more reviews, increased trust, and ultimately more sales. Categories of Okendo integrations include advertising, email, loyalty, support, and CRM. Okendo supports importing reviews from all review apps including Bazaarvoice, PowerReviews, Yotpo, TrustPilot, Stamped.io, Loox, JudgeMe, Junip and integrates with: Smile, Zendesk, Gorgias, Foursixty, LoyaltyLion, and Klaviyo. 

Smile: Rewards and Loyalty by Smile

Smile’s loyalty program is continuously rated one of the most trusted loyalty apps! With over 40,000+ Shopify stores using this app, Smile allows businesses to boost sales through an easily buildable and interactive interface. Additionally, the Smile loyalty rewards program provides customers perks, discounts, and allows for tons of opportunities to engage with brands. Smile easily integrates with: Shopify POS, PushOwl, Loox, Judge.me, Privy, Omnisend and is available in languages that include English, French, Spanish, German, and Portuguese. 

Rise: Gift Cards & Loyalty by Rise.ai 

Rise.ai harnesses the power of Gift Cards increasing revenue and loyalty, all while driving new customers to your store. Users can send custom branded gift cards to recipients via email and IM and additionally allows users to send store credit. Rise also allows users to expand their marketing with bulk gift cards and discount codes. Rise is a certified Shopify Plus App, integrates with subscriptions, and additionally with platforms such as: Yotpo, Klaviyo, Recharge, loox, Bold cashier, and Pushowl. 

Customer Service:

Gorgias ‑ Live Chat & Helpdesk by Gorgias

As you surely know, the customer is King! Or Queen. So you should treat them like one with exceptional customer service. Gorgias is a help desk for eCommerce stores that allows your customer service team to manage all of your support and customer service in one central place. Top Shopify stores use Gorgias to reduce ticket first response time and increase the efficiency of their customer support teams. Using Gorgias gives your customer support team a true all-in-one help desk experience across email, live chat, phone, Facebook, Instagram, contact us page in one unified view to streamline your support tickets, saving you time and money! Gorgias integrates with: Facebook Messenger, Aircall, LoyaltyLion, ReCharge,  Shipstation, and over 20 more. 

Richpanel Customer Service CRM by Richpanel

Richpanel provides a powerful suite of customer service solutions. Used daily by 1K+ Shopify stores, Richpanel allows you to Automatically resolve common customer queries with self-service, respond to messages through one helpdesk, upgrade to a powerful live chat, and more! Richpanel integrates with: Smile, ReCharge, Aircall, Postscript, and Yotpo. 

Packaging, Shipping, & Returns:

Arka: Packaging and Supplies by Arka

Arka allows you to easily source and design packaging online via the Arka Custom Packaging app, which easily integrates with Shopify! 1) Select the type of box and material you’d like 2) Determine the sizing and quantity 3) Brand it with your company colors, text, and images for free and in three easy steps, Arka provides an affordable solution for packaging. Additionally, Arka provides eco-friendly materials and user-friendly design tools that enable app users to have an easy and great experience with speedy delivery times of branded boxes to your door in under 10 days!

Easyship ‑ All in one shipping by Easyship

Easyship is the world’s leading cloud-based shipping platform empowering eCommerce merchants to optimize their logistics, drive down shipping costs, and scale their reach, globally. Through Easyship’s platform, merchants gain instant access to over 250+ shipping solutions, label generation, dynamic rates at checkout, full tax, and duty visibility, and unlimited integrations with leading eCommerce platforms for a truly omnichannel solution. Check out their case study with Nomad Lane here!

Route ‑ Shipping Protection by Route 

With Route, you will be able to visually track your online orders, monitor progress with timely push notifications and resolve issues like lost, stolen, or damaged packages effortlessly. Route’s free unique suite of products gives Shopify merchants unprecedented control over their entire post-purchase flow. Best-in-class brands leverage Route for order protection, real-time package tracking, and modern customer communication and re-engagement tools—all without coding or development skills needed. Route enables package tracking, order resolution, automated support, and customer re-engagement and continuously sees great results! Check out a few of their case studies here and here

Order Fulfillment by ShipBob

As a skilled 3PL fulfillment service, ShipBob’s technology allows orders to be quickly selected, packaged, and shipped from its warehouses to your customers. The first step is to sign up your store, then move your products to ShipBob’s warehouses, and then they’re all set to fulfill your incoming orders. Besides its practical use, ShipBob’s services limit time and money spent, which will ultimately facilitate fast fulfillment and exceed your customers’ expectations. Join thousands of other successful eCommerce merchants and simplify the way in which you grow your business with ShipBob!

Shippo by Shippo

Shippo provides discounted shipping rates, print labels, and additionally provides tracking updates all from one place! To access discounted shipping rates on DHL and USPS, simply download the app and receive immediate access! Shippo integrates with: USPS, UPS, FedEx, DHL Express, Amazon, and Etsy. 

More:

Alloy – Easy Store Automation by Alloy

Alloy allows you to easily automate your Shopify or Shopify Plus store in minutes! Alloy uses automated workflows of day-to-day tasks, increasing productivity and sales! Alloy integrates with every single Shopify store in a few clicks, automating marketing, customer service, shipping, fulfillment, tagging, and many other daily tasks. Alloy integrates with over 50+ platforms including Mailchimp, Klaviyo, Postscript, ReCharge, and they are introducing new integrations weekly! 

Bold Subscriptions by BOLD

Bold Subscriptions, which integrates with Shopify Checkout, allows users to easily create subscription offerings to help increase customer loyalty and revenue. A few of the many capabilities of Bold Subscriptions include: configuration of subscription intervals, mixed cart checkout, integrations with: Shopify Checkout (and platforms that include Google Analytics, Klaviyo, Zapier, Shop Pay), powerful API’s, and so much more! 

TaxJar Sales Tax Automation by TaxJar

For any Shopfiy owner out there, TaxJar easily automates the entire sales tax process! TaxJar makes it easy to ensure you’re keeping track of taxes through a number of ways that include: easy-to-read, exportable, return-ready state reports, automatically submitted returns to the states where you’re registered to ensure you never miss a due date and lastly connects all of the platforms in which sellers have shops to provide multi-channel support! See their case study with Jane.com here! TaxJar integrates with: Amazon, Wal-Mart, Square, Etsy, and PayPal.