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Big changes at Twitter, airlines go the last mile & shoppable murals

Big changes at Twitter, airlines go the last mile & shoppable murals

I hope you had a great Black Friday weekend -- whether you were deal shopping as a customer, running promotions for your business, or simply spending some time with family and friends. Some of my e-commerce clients had record breaking weekends, and it turns out they...

Linktree, Shopify, lawsuits, & Black Friday

Linktree, Shopify, lawsuits, & Black Friday

We're just 11 days away from Black Friday. As a consumer and/or merchant -- are you ready? Do the shopping events even matter to you or do you tend to avoid the crowds? When I was in high school, I worked at Circuit City and later Best Buy (after they effectively put...

Q3 Results, Google Deals, & Singles Day

Q3 Results, Google Deals, & Singles Day

Holiday shopping is already kicking off around the world this year. Consumers are getting an early start to avoid the digital crowds and purchase their gifts before supply chain issues deplete shelves and fulfillment centers. This year the early birds will truly get...

Shopify & MailChimp back together

Shopify & MailChimp back together

We don't always get it right the first time in life. Sometimes breakups happen and we get back together. Other times we change our name hoping for a fresh start. That being said -- I like the name "Shopifreaks" and I'm keeping it! Not the case for everyone this week...

PayPal + Pinterest, Spotify + Shopify, & Amazon Local

PayPal + Pinterest, Spotify + Shopify, & Amazon Local

Is everywhere and everything becoming a portal for shopping? If Shopify has it their way, that might be the case. This past year it's felt like consumers are standing on the sidelines of an online race towards a finish line where every app, platform, and device is a...

Amazon’s in trouble (again) + Shopify ERP & Walmart Merch

Amazon’s in trouble (again) + Shopify ERP & Walmart Merch

Loving Shopifreaks? ❤️ Leave me a Google Review. It seems that I could probably fill an entire newsletter each week with stories about Amazon's problems with governments, workers, and sellers -- but I try to share a mix of stories and not focus on any one company in...

TikTok is building an e-commerce marketplace

TikTok is building an e-commerce marketplace

Loving Shopifreaks? ❤️ Leave me a Google Review.  Remember when Amazon sold books, Microsoft made operating systems, and Google ran a search engine? Or when Shopify powered online stores, banks processed credit cards, and Facebook was strictly social media? ...

Mastercard BNPL & TikTok Social Commerce

Mastercard BNPL & TikTok Social Commerce

The USA is on its way to becoming completely financed in 4 interest free monthly installments -- which you can use to shop on your favorite video-based social network!  In this week's Shopifreaks newsletter, I cover Mastercard's entry into Buy Now Pay Later,...

Shopify TV, Squarespace creator tools, & Amazon in Hindi

Shopify TV, Squarespace creator tools, & Amazon in Hindi

Do you pay for a subscription to any business publications online -- such as Business Insider, Seeking Alpha, AdAge, etc? If so, which ones?  Alternatively which publications would you enjoy reading if you had a complementary subscription?  Please hit reply...

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