During the past few months we’ve had the opportunity to work with a client, Modgy, on restructuring their e-commerce site on Shopify. Modgy creates modern home goods – like luminaries, vases, portable dog bowls, and their newest product: wine glass shades. Their products are awesome for apartment or dorm living where space is limited. Or, for homes with children who run wild and could break a vase or tip over a candle. I don’t have kids, but from what I understand, this encompasses pretty much every household with small humans.
Building an e-commerce shop on Shopify is pretty simple. It’s an out-of-the-box solution that most computer-literate business owners can manage. But creating a custom shop that fulfilled the unique needs of our client and took full advantage of Shopify’s capabilities presented some challenges. Needless to say, we learned lots of tricks for working with this particular e-commerce platform and wanted to share 5 tips for building a Shopify e-commerce site.