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Top 10 Essential Shopify Apps 2018

Here are 10 apps that I think are a must have for Shopify merchants to help with managing the shop and making those sales. I picked optimized ones that will help you keep fast load times and I also asked merchants who run successfull Shopify shops for their opinion. Not all of the apps are free but they are definitely good.

CrushPics (From $0.00/month)
Optimizing and reducing the size of images to speed up load times. Automatically optimizes all of your product images, etc. Crush.pics - Image Compression and Optimization
Crush Pics
Opinew Product Reviews (From $6.99/month) - Every successful store needs a good review system. Opinew won’t slow down your shop, includes post purchase emails, photos, verified reviews, imports reviews from Ali, Amazon, Ebay and more. Opinew
opinew
Plug in SEO (From $0.00/month) - Checking your SEO score and issues. It will generate a report for you outlining what are your SEO problems and how to solve them. Plug in SEO
pluginseo
Abandonment Protector ($8.00/month)- Abandoned Cart Recovery. Most of all simple to use. Doesn't have a limit of subscribers. Easy to set up pop-ups and emails with a drag and drop editor. Abandonment Protector
abandonmentprotector
MailChimp for Shopify ($Custom) - Mailchimp Integration for anything newsletter and email marketing related. Mailchimp
mailchimp
MassFulfil (Free) - Fulfil orders/update tracking codes via csv. MassFulfil
massfulfill
Bold Multi Currency (Free) - Shows product in users local currency. Automatically syncs with real-time currency databases. Bold Multi Currency
boldmulticurrency
Shipstation (From $9.00/month) - Integrates with suppliers so they can fulfil orders. It also includes a free USPS Postage accounts (a $16/month value); Supports Amazon fulfillment. Shipstation
shipstation
Zendesk (From $19.00/month) - The Customer Support part is great, but don’t install their knowledge base or live chat because they will slow down your shop. Zendesk
zendesk
Messenger (Free) - An official app built by Shopify, it connects your store to Facebook Messenger’s 1.3 billion users. Almost everybody has messenger so it’s a no brainer to use this app as live chat. But it can do a lot more actually. Messenger lets you send order notifications to your customers and it has a “Shop Now” feature that lets customers buy your products directly from the FB messenger. Messenger
messenger

We have a separate list of essential apps specifically for dropshippers
Top Shopify Apps for Dropshipping 2018

Tomasz Sadowski

Tomasz Sadowski

Tech enthusiast, Co-founder @Opinew and @GUTechSoc Most of the time I organise stuff -- make crazy ideas happen in reality ;)

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