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Small Business Kit: Use Store Credit and Refund to Issue Own Currency

We continue adding new extensions to our Small Business Kit, and Store Credit and Refund is the next one to join the collection.

Small Business Kit: Use Store Credit and Refund to Issue Own Currency

With no quality or functionality drop the Store Credit and Refund extension for Magento 2, just like any other component of the kit, is available at only $79. Below you will see that this extension worth to be used in your Magento stores exceeding your investments manifold.

The Store Credit and Refund extension for Magento 2Store Credit and Refund for Magento 2

If you have never issued your own digital currency, you will find it quite simple with the Store Credit and Refund. In fact, store credits are an alternative payment instrument that can be used for any purposes, e.g. promotions, rewards or refunds.

Refunds are not a very pleasant thing for both merchants and customers. Still, we all know that they are inevitable for mass product stores and do not always happen due to merchants’ faults. Often, they are just about wrong size or color, manufacturing defects, or just wrong expectations.

So, the Store Credit and Refund allows you to charge customers with store credits for any reasons, including for refunds. Taking advantage of the extension in this way you make certain that customers will return to your store and possibly become your regular shoppers in the future.

Small Business Kit is Enhanced with Free Shipping Bar for Magento 2

Free shipping has became a compulsory shopping condition for both local and global retail online stores. According to Marketingland.com, at least 9 of 10 customers say that free shipping is the main reason to purchase online.

However, we all know that free shipping costs anyway just being transferred to final prices of products. The logic of this transfer may differ considerably from one retailer to another, still the availability of free shipping depending on order amounts is often considered to be quite justified and fair grounding.

Small Business Kit is Enhanced with Free Shipping Bar for Magento 2

This way, the customers busy with their purchases in your store need to know the values of their shopping carts and future orders to reach the benchmark required to get free shipping. And, the Free Shipping Bar extension for Magento 2 provides them with this opportunity throughout the entire in-store journey.

Free Shipping Bar is a Small Business Kit extension and is offered to our customers just at $79, the same as any other modules of the set.

The Free Shipping Bar Extension for Magento 2Free Shipping Bar

Once installed and configured the extension is going to stay useful for your customers each time they enter your store, while the highly customisable design allows you to make bars unobtrusive and pointful.

Abandoned Cart Email is the First to Join Small Business Kit

Small Business Kit by Aheadworks made for for initiative and unique small business persons is a remarkable and affordable chance to take advantage of the powerful and beneficial Magento functionality.

Abandoned Cart Email is the First to Join Small Business Kit

Small Business Kit is our new initiative aimed at privately owned companies or sole proprietorships based on Magento 2 that require functionality extensions tailored for their specific nature and size.

Small Business Kit

The whole kit embraces five extensions that are mostly conversion and sales motivators so necessary for any small business. The offered extensions are several times cheaper than complex solutions what makes them affordable for any small business company. In fact, they are just $79 per any extension, which is the best price in the market.

Whole Small Business Kit will include:

  • Abandoned Cart Email. Converts abandoned carts and increases your revenues;
  • Free Shipping Bar. Automatically calculates the amounts customers need to add to shopping carts in order to achieve the free shipping goal and notifies them on this opportunity;
  • Store Credit and Refund. Allows you to serve refunds with store credits and motivates customers to purchase again;
  • Review Reminder. Reminds customers to leave product reviews and makes your catalogs trustworthy for other shoppers;
  • Shop by Brand. Allows customers to purchase their favorite brands conveniently.

Abandoned Cart Email is the first extension rolled out just recently and currently available for purchase in our store.

The Abandoned Cart Email extension for Magento 2Abandoned Cart Email for Magento 2

The idea behind the extension is quite straightforward, however the provided functionality allows you to set up effective recovery emails or email chains that include coupons or bring special incentives based on certain shopping cart or product conditions. Provided variables enable you to personalize messages still benefit from the automatic sending.

New Subscription and Recurring Payments for Magento 2: Guaranteed Two-way Benefits

Throughout the last decade subscriptions have been very popular and now this sales model is widely used either as a foothold for the entire business or as an additional form of customer service.

New Subscription and Recurring Payments for Magento 2: Guaranteed Two-way Benefits

The benefits of subscriptions are numerous both for online merchants and customers. Using subscriptions merchants are more confident about sales volumes and cash flows; they have much better chances for customers retention and lifetime sales value increase. Customers, meanwhile, are certain about in-time product deliveries and do not worry about payments.

The Subscription and Recurring Payments extension for Magento 2Subscription and Recurring Payments for Magento 2

Advanced subscription functionality is able to convert almost any products or services into subscriptions and offer customers versatile suitable options for their purchasing. The Subscription and Recurring Payments extension for Magento 2 is just that mutually beneficial solution able to provide customers with the required shopping convenience and simultaneously allow Magento merchants to sell the subscriptions perfectly matching their business goals.

Follow Up Email for Shopify Hits the 2.5 Million Emails Benchmark

With social media came to the fore the role of email marketing for new sales was obviously underestimated. However, as soon as the tide of buzz falls down the real value of email sendings is showing up gradually.
Follow Up Email for Shopify Hits the 2.5 Million Emails Benchmark

According to statistics, emails stand far ahead of other mediums with the Average Open Rate of 21.76% and Average Click-through Rate of 3.57% for all industries. Furthermore, emails generate more conversions than other marketing channels and provide better ROI.*

This data vividly show that any marketing mix is to include email sendings regardless of the particular qualities of customer audiences or products. Shopify store owners realize this advantage clearly and use it intensively.

The Follow Up Email extension for ShopifyFor now, the Follow Up Email application for Shopify by Aheadworks celebrates a great milestone of 2.5 Million sent emails, including abandoned cart recoveries, sales promotions, review requests, welcomes, additional service offers, etc. Throughout its history on Shopify the application served thousands of stores, including single-product and chock-full ones, dozens of countries, and millions of end customers.

The Post Holiday Season and How to Make the Best of It

At the end of each year we look forward to the holiday season and chase away the thoughts about the post-holiday period obstinately. However, it always comes regardless of our fears and pleas.

The Post Holiday Season and How to Make the Best of It

We are accustomed to consider this period as an inevitable payoff for the holiday sales boom and strive to find the ways to mitigate and shorten its negative consequences. So, what is the way to turn the After Holiday Season to good account and retain sales or at least avoid any sufficient stress for your online business?

New Reward Points for Magento 2 Makes Customers Loyal and Engaged

Reward points are among the most widespread and effective loyalty programs due to their ecommerce relevance, transparency and intangible nature.

They are especially advantageous for merchants as it doesn’t require immediate spendings, including rebates, cash back payments or free gifts, still they allow retaining customers and making them to purchase more beneficially.

New Reward Points for Magento 2 Make Customers Loyal and Engaged

The business logic behind such programs is quite easy. Customers are rewarded with points for some useful activities, e.g. newsletter subscriptions, reviews, social media sharings and sales, of course. Later, they can spend accumulated points on their next purchases, get new points and so on around the circle.

The Reward Points extension for Magento 2Except the main task converting accidental shoppers into regular customers, such programs allow merchants to collect a lot of customer related data and measure obtained results. For example, using the new Reward Points extension for Magento 2 by Aheadworks you’ll be able to segment customers by their lifetime order values. Reward Points are suitable for both SMBs and enterprise companies.

Reward Points for Magento 2

The Magento 2 Reward Points extension is a successor of our Points & Rewards module tailored for Magento 2 stores and designed according to the latest platform’s coding standards and requirements.