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Orbit Blog

 

Welcome to the Orbit Blog! Here, we regularly share content meant to inform and inspire the Shopify merchants who use our apps. Check out the categories below for helpful posts on Ultimate Special Offers, Wholesale Club, and more.

Volume Discounts on Shopify with Ultimate Special Offers

Volume Discounts on Shopify with Ultimate Special Offers

Today we’re here to tell you everything you need to know about offering volume discounts on Shopify with Ultimate Special Offers! This post covers what a volume discount is, why you might want to offer one, how to set up a volume discount with Ultimate Special Offers, and some tips to make your volume discount succeed.

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How to Pick an Offer in Ultimate Special Offers

How to Pick an Offer in Ultimate Special Offers

If you’ve installed Ultimate Special Offers and you know exactly what you plan to do with it, that is awesome. Go forth and sell! If, on the other hand, you know you want to run a promotion of some kind, but you’re not sure where to start, we are here to help! With...

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Post-Purchase Upsells on Shopify with Ultimate Special Offers

Post-Purchase Upsells on Shopify with Ultimate Special Offers

Can you offer post-purchase upsells on Shopify? You sure can! But it requires an app. Lucky for you, we’ve got an app right here for you! Ultimate Special Offers has a post-purchase feature that offers an upsell to a customer immediately after checkout. It’s super seamless and an amazing way to boost average order value.

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Bundles on Shopify with Ultimate Special Offers

Bundles on Shopify with Ultimate Special Offers

This post is part of a series on the offers available from Ultimate Special Offers. To read about other offer types, check out the series homepage. If you want to know how to sell bundles on Shopify, you’ve come to the right place! You can absolutely sell bundles on...

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BOGO Sales on Shopify with Ultimate Special Offers

BOGO Sales on Shopify with Ultimate Special Offers

This post is here to tell you everything you need to know about running BOGO sales on Shopify with Ultimate Special Offers! Read on to learn what a BOGO sale is, why you might want to run one, how to run a BOGO sale with Ultimate Special Offers, and some tips to make your BOGO sale succeed.

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Merchant Spotlight: Zamp Solar

Merchant Spotlight: Zamp Solar

Zamp Solar comes from humble beginnings. Starting from a small garage in 2010, the company grew quickly. In 2015, they moved their offshore solar panel manufacturing back to their hometown in Bend, Oregon, which means that every Zamp Solar panel is now handcrafted in...

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Ultimate Special Offers Q1 2022 Review

Ultimate Special Offers Q1 2022 Review

The year is flying by and we're already done Q1! We sent this Q1 review out to our Ultimate Special Offers merchants last week, and this is the first one to come from Orbit. As always, it's packed with useful and interesting info for shops that use our sales and...

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Merchant Spotlight: Papeloja

Merchant Spotlight: Papeloja

Nuno Ribeiro Silva is the manager and owner of Papeloja. The shop is an online crafter’s dream, selling specialty paper, tools, and accessories. Papeloja also sells the most renowned brands of machines and tools for handicrafts, such as Sizzix, Silhouette, We R Memory...

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Orbit: New Resources for Merchants

Orbit: New Resources for Merchants

Orbit is here! Pixel Union Apps has officially transitioned to our new brand and so far, so good. We want to make sure that you, our customers, have everything you need to keep your apps running smoothly. As mentioned in our previous post, app functionality isn't...

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Orbit has launched!

Orbit has launched!

Pixel Union Apps is now Orbit! It’s a very exciting time around these parts because the Pixel Union Apps division has launched itself in a new direction: we’re now Orbit! We still have the same great portfolio of Shopify apps, we’re just setting off with a new name...

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Ultimate Special Offers Q4 Review

Ultimate Special Offers Q4 Review

Another round of our quarterly review went out last week! It gives us a chance to tell merchants what happened with Ultimate Special Offers in the past quarter, and to highlight resources that may be helpful to them. If you use Ultimate Special Offers, or if you're...

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Merchant Spotlight: Chikahisa Studio

Merchant Spotlight: Chikahisa Studio

Ann Chikahisa is the Founder and CEO of Chikahisa Studio, a handmade jewelry business that started as a hobby born out of her passion for metalsmithing. Chikahisa Studio was founded in 2010. The company has found a niche in creating the Talisman Collection.  Designed...

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Merchant Spotlight: 2-6 King Wavy

Merchant Spotlight: 2-6 King Wavy

Sylus Modlin is the owner, brand developer, and creative engineer for 2-6 King Wavy, LLC brand, which he launched in 2018. He is a military veteran, author, and debt-free millennial from Fayetteville, North Carolina, who demonstrates excellence through...

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Merchant Spotlight: Cravings Gourmet Popcorn

Merchant Spotlight: Cravings Gourmet Popcorn

Chad Jordan is the owner of Cravings Gourmet Popcorn, a sweet business which sells a variety of glass bottle soda pop and candy. They manufacture delectable gourmet popcorn and craft gifts for special occasions and holidays. Cravings Gourmet Popcorn also takes orders...

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Merchant Spotlight: Bridgewater Candle Company

Merchant Spotlight: Bridgewater Candle Company

Jamie Pierce is the Marketing Growth Manager for Bridgewater Candle Company, located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Bridgewater was established in 1998 by Bob & Sylvia Caldwell and remains a family-owned business. Bridgewater Candle Company believes in the smell...

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BFCM 2021: Do Your Offers Pass the Test?

BFCM 2021: Do Your Offers Pass the Test?

It’s your Ultimate Special Offers support team, coming to you with Black Friday Cyber Monday tips! We answer thousands of questions about the app so we know where you might get stuck, and we’re here to help. We’ve provided a guide below, and you can find more details...

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Ultimate Special Offers Q3 2021 Review

Ultimate Special Offers Q3 2021 Review

A few weeks ago we sent out a Q3 in Review newsletter to merchants who use Ultimate Special Offers, and we wanted to share a key piece of that newsletter here! Check out this graphic to see what Shopify merchants did with the app from July to September: Impressive...

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Merchant Spotlight: REFYNE

Merchant Spotlight: REFYNE

Alan Tran, Co-Founder of REFYNE, believes in only carrying the essentials. REFYNE was started by two childhood friends and their passion for everyday carry gear. The products fulfill a specific niche for “everyday carry” items: pens, wallets, flashlights, pocket...

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Merchant Spotlight: Potter & Mooch

Merchant Spotlight: Potter & Mooch

Claire Harsant has been running her business, Potter and Mooch, from her home in England since 2014. The business developed organically. In December 2013, Claire got engaged and started planning for her wedding. By the summer of 2014, she'd picked her dress and it had...

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Post-Purchase Upsell for Everyone!

Post-Purchase Upsell for Everyone!

A customer makes a purchase in your store.  Woohoo!  All that hard work you put in to get them to visit, look at your products, and complete the checkout process has resulted in success.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could get them to spend even more? I mean, they’re...

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