The Shopify Solutions Podcast

The Shopify Solutions Podcast
Want to get the most out of your Shopify business? Listen to the Shopify Solutions Podcast to get concrete examples and recommendations on how to build and grow your eCommerce business. Hosted by Scott Austin, owner of

Video in your Shopify Store
Oct 14 • 18 min
10/14/20 - In this episode, we’ll cover videos in your Shopify store. What sort of videos to have. Ways to host videos. Tools to use. Best practices. And more.SHOW TRANSCRIPTShow LinksApply to have your store reviewed in an upcoming…
Why You Should Ignore the Shopify Speed Score
Sep 30 • 10 min
9/30/20 - In this episode, I’ll explain why you should ignore the Shopify Speed Score and provide an alternative method to judge the performance of your store.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSPingdomHELP THE PODCASTLeave a review
Create a Marketing Calendar for your Shopify Store
Sep 16 • 15 min
9/16/20 - In this episode, I’ll explain how to create the first marketing calendar for your Shopify store.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSGoogle TrendsList of HolidaysNational Day CalendarLululemon NewsHELP THE PODCASTLeave a review
Setting up Shipping in Your Shopify Store
Sep 2 • 15 min
9/2/20 - In this episode, I’ll cover the basics and the nuances of setting up the shipping rules in your Shopify store.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSRecommended Shopify AppsBoxifyAdvanced Shipping RulesReferenced Podcast EpisodesEpisode 8 - Wholesale in Your…
Enhanced Collection Descriptions
Aug 19 • 18 min
8/19/20 - In this episode, I’ll show you three different ways to improve the display of collection descriptions on your collection pages. This episode is a bit technical.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSCode for Split MethodShow More / Less SolutionShopify…
Edit Your Shopify Theme Code for the First Time
Aug 5 • 19 min
8/5/20 - In this episode, I’ll walk you through all of the steps you’ll need to take to make the first edits to the Liquid code of your Shopify store.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSShort Title Code for Collection PagesShopify Cheat SheetMetafields Guru…
Why I Recommend the Reviews App
Jul 22 • 18 min
7/22/20 - In this episode, I’ll cover what to look for in a reviews app, provide a simple recommendation (use the app) and tell you how to get the most out of your review app.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW Review AppShopifyStatus.comGoogle…
Review of Klaviyo eMail app for Shopify
Jul 8 • 18 min
7/8/20 - I’ll explain why an email app is so important to your Shopify store. Then I’ll explain why I recommend Klaviyo for your email app. And lastly, I’ll go into some best practices on implementing Klaviyo.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSSign-up with…
Let’s Review Some Shopify Stores
Jun 24 • 48 min
6/24/20 - Listen to a review of the user experience of 3 Shopify stores. Each store is selling high-ticket products, so they should be investing in their store experience.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSHere are the stores reviewed:OneWheelEvolve…
Glossary of Shopify Technical Terms
Jun 10 • 22 min
6/10/20 - Here’s a beginner’s tutorial on many of the technical terms that you’ll come across managing a Shopify store.SHOW TRANSCRIPTHELP THE PODCASTLeave a review
Shopify ReUnite Recap
May 27 • 10 min
5/27/20 - Hear a recap of the announcements that Shopify made at last week’s Shopify ReUnite online video stream.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSShopify’s ReUnite Blog PostGift CardsTippingLocal PickupLocal DeliveryMulti-currencyEmailGoogle ShoppingFacebook…
Configuring Google Analytics for your Shopify Store
May 13 • 14 min
5/13/20 - Learn how to configure Google Analytics for your Shopify store to extract the most insights from the data. Properly setting up GA takes some knowledge. In this episode, we’ll give you that knowledge. As a result, your store will have has as…
The Newest Features from Shopify
Apr 29 • 12 min
4/29/20 - Learn about the newest features from Shopify. Also, we’ll cover a couple of easy ways to increase trust in your stores.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSShopify ChangelogGift Card podcast episodeGoogle Shopping appGoogle G-SuiteGoogle VoiceHELP THE…
Determining the Next Business Priority for Your Shopify Store
Apr 15 • 19 min
4/15/20 - Learn how to determine what the next project should be for growing your Shopify business.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSKlaviyo(Affiliate Link)Bold Subscriptions (Affiliate Link) reviews appGoogle Analytics DashboardsEstablish Trust podcast…
Building Large Catalog Stores in Shopify
Apr 1 • 20 min
4/1/20 - Learn how to create a large catalog store in Shopify.SHOW TRANSCRIPTSHOW LINKSUpworkExcelify- Shopify app for importing Excel product filesProduct Filter & Search - Shopify app for filters on collections and search results pagesSmart Tags -…
How to Pick a Shopify Plan for Your Store
Mar 18 • 21 min
Learn how to pick the right Shopify plan for your business. 3/18/20 - Learn how to pick the right Shopify plan for your business.SHOW LINKSShopify Pricing CalculatorShow TranscriptSign up for Shopify - affiliate linkHELP THE PODCASTLeave a review
Review of the Turbo Theme for Shopify
Mar 4 • 18 min
3/4/20 - Learn about the pros of cons of the Turbo theme for Shopify made by Out of the SandboxSHOW LINKSTurbo ReviewsProduct Filter & SearchPrivyHELP THE PODCASTLeave a review
How to find good consultants for your Shopify store
Feb 19 • 17 min
2/19/20 - Learn how to tell good Shopify consultants from the bad ones.SHOW LINKSShopify ExpertsEstablishing Trust podcast episodeHELP THE PODCASTLeave a review
Should you offer personalized products in your Shopify store?
Feb 5 • 15 min
Learn the benefits of personalized products for your business and see if its the right thing for your Shopify store.
Gift Cards in Your Shopify Store
Jan 22 • 11 min
Learn how to improve the Gift Cards experience in your Shopify store.
Protect Your Shopify Theme
Jan 8 • 12 min
Learn about your options for backing up your theme.
Starting Your Own Podcast
Dec 25, 2019 • 15 min
Learn how to create your own podcast.
Step 2 of SEO for your Shopify Store
Dec 11, 2019 • 24 min
Learn how to determine where to invest in SEO to grow your Shopify business.
Getting Data from Google Analytics
Nov 27, 2019 • 14 min
Use these two example Shopify reports to learn how to access Google Analytics data.
DIY Cart Promotions
Nov 13, 2019 • 16 min
Get sample code to easily create your own cart promotions.
Step 1 of SEO for your Shopify Store
Oct 30, 2019 • 13 min
Learn about the quick and easy first step of SEO for your store.
Review of the Flex Theme
Oct 16, 2019 • 21 min
Hear my review of the new Flex theme from Out of the Sandbox.
Text Content for Your Shopify Store
Oct 2, 2019 • 23 min
Learn best practices for creating text content for your Shopify store.
Blogs in Your Shopify Store
Sep 18, 2019 • 24 min
Learn the different ways you can use blogs in your Shopify store.
Common Pitfalls for Shopify Stores
Sep 4, 2019 • 16 min
Learn about common pitfalls for Shopify stores and how to avoid them.
Theme Upgrades and Replacements
Aug 21, 2019 • 25 min
Learn about upgrading or replacing the theme in your Shopify store.
Wholesale in your Shopify Store
Aug 7, 2019 • 32 min
Learn how to implement your wholesale business in a Shopify store.
Chrome Tools for Shopify Store
Jul 24, 2019 • 13 min
Learn about Chrome extensions that can help with your Shopify store.
About Pages in Your Shopify Store
Jul 10, 2019 • 20 min
Learn the importance of about pages in your Shopify store.
Establishing Trust in Your Shopify Store
Jun 26, 2019 • 19 min
Learn ways to establish trust with your customers in your Shopify store.
Images in your Shopify Store
Jun 12, 2019 • 13 min
Learn about image types for your Shopify store.
Understanding your Shopify business
May 29, 2019 • 15 min
Break your business down to more understandable buckets.
Picking a Theme
May 15, 2019 • 16 min
How to pick a theme for your Shopify store.
Why Shopify?
May 1, 2019 • 15 min
Introduction to the podcast and an explanation why you should choose Shopify.