Boost Conversion with Virtual Bundles on Shopify with ByteStand & Amazon MCF
Our Virtual Bundle feature assists you in quickly mapping your physical FBA SKUs to your Amazon virtual bundle SKUs. Now, you may be asking, what does that mean?
You Just Lost Some More Money – Amazon MCF Fees Going Up
Do you smell something? Smells like your money is on fire. Amazon multi-channel fulfillment fees (MCF) are going up again.
How to Easily Pick Fonts for Your Shopify Store
Up until now picking fonts for a Shopify store, has been a lot like getting a drink in the middle of the night. Lots of fumbling around in the dark…
Understanding How Shoppers View Your Shopify Store
When people find content on the web they are interested in, they scan it first. Users have grown accustomed to quickly moving through information, only stopping at the parts that are important to them.
How to Automate Amazon FBA Shipping for Shopify
Yes, you are absolutely correct. Shopify does come with FBA Shipping already integrated. But have you ever actually set it up?
How to Offer Store Credit on Your Shopify Store
FreshCredit is a new app in the Shopify app store that lets your customers carry a credit balance and use their balance as often as they want.
Now Integrating Shopify with Amazon India
ByteStand is now in India! For the shop owners in India who also sell on Amazon India, you are now in luck. ByteStand will pull and synchronize your listings on an on-going basis.
The Complete Guide To Selling Amazon Products On Shopify
Protect yourself from the whims of Amazon and generate additional revenue with not much more effort than what it takes to read this post and drink your coffee.
Add Instagram to Your Shopify Store for Free
I was searching for a theme for a new Shopify store I’m working on, and one of the main things I wanted was a way to display my store’s Instagram feed. I thought you had to pay for it at first, but after messing with it for a minute I realized its totally free. Which fits perfectly in my budget.
Never Know What the Day May Bring
I have a love hate relationship with a lot of things, including being an entrepreneur. I even have trouble with the word, it just seems over cooked, grandiose.
Hiring, Firing and Hiring Again – Our Startup Story, Part 13
After 3 months in the Shopify App store ByteStand has 441 app installs, and just under $5,000 in total revenue.
Take the Guess Work out of Picking Colors
There are MANY a day I sit here in front of my monitor trying to pick colors for my website, for an ad, for ByteStand, for a new app, for just about everything.
Pain and Suffering… I Love it – Our Startup Story part 12
Congratulations! ByteStand has been selected to be highlighted on the front page of the Shopify App Store.
Where Did Everybody Go? Our Startup Story, Part 11
As I rub the sleep from my eyes I think, “This is the day”. We are getting over all our bugs, everything is going to go well, and ByteStand is starting to get some traction.
The Bugs Won’t Leave Me Alone – Our Startup Story Part 10
Could Amazon be providing bad data? Constantly. Could we have just found another Shopify constraint? Definitely. Or could these two complexities conspire against our servers to bring down the whole wobbly stack of cards?
Let the Check Cashing Begin – Our Startup Story Part 9
10 months in and feeling war torn and battle scarred we are LIVE! We are live! I can’t believe it, we have a listing in the Shopify App store, we’ve overcome the multitude of issues to get here and we are live. Hallelujah.
Amazon FBA Shipping To Shopify – App Coming Soon
FBA shipping is a stupid simple real-time solution to the 10+ step process of setting up static shipping rates for Amazon FBA fulfillment.
Exceeding My Original Budget Of Nothing – Our Startup Story Part 8
ByteStand originally was going to be created by me for free, but had now been outsourced to Nafaa. Which is great, but is obviously going to cost more than my original estimate of nothing. After 5 months I’m up to about $8,000.
Now what? – Our Startup Story Part 7
Now what? I am pretty sure I just wasted 6 months of my life learning the coding language Ruby, and trying to write an app that pulls SKUs from Amazon FBA and pushes them to Shopify.
How I Learned I Did Everything Perfectly Backward – Startup Story Part 6
The more code I write, and the more x’s and y’s I insert the more complex the code gets. Ahh yes I think to myself, I’m doing GOOD!
Knock on Wood – How We got Started – Startup Story Part 5
Just like the growth rings in the 60 year old Hickory trees in my backyard, I make progress ever so slowly. Wrapping another layer of code on top of the last.
Where Did I Put My Ritalin? How We Got Started – Part 4
6 months of incremental steps so tiny, that most of the time it doesn’t feel like I’m moving. Only until I look back do I realize I’ve made any progress at all. There are many days, maybe all days, that I feel like a total and complete moron.
Amazon FBA to Shopify Store – How We Got Started Part 3
Painful doesn’t describe the torture of reading “Practical Object Oriented Design in Ruby”. How in the world am I going to create an app for Shopify.
How to Sign Up for ByteStand
We’ve recieved a lot of questions on how to get your MWS auth token, and how to sign up for ByteStand. So to hopefully answer some questions and make it a bit easier to sign up, we’ve created this short video to explain the sign up process. Hope it helps!
Amazon to Shopify – ByteStand’s Startup Story: Part 2
I’m speechless, I’ve been Googling “Amazon FBA to Shopify”, “FBA app shopify”, “Amazon integrates with Shopify” and have had exactly zero luck. I’ve found TONS of apps that go the other way, but that’s not what I want.
You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know – ByteStand’s Startup Story: Part 1
After reading another post in the Amazon sellers forum, about another upset shop owner that did something silly and got banned from Amazon. I decided that maybe I should be expanding my brand to other venues where I had just a touch more control. I realized that Amazon can and will ban at what seems like a moments notice. So I started shopping around.
Creating Amazon Product Variations – A Virtual Family Tree
Within Amazon, products with variations have a “Parent” and “Children” that belong to the Parent. However, at Amazon these parents are virtual, they are not real. If your “Parents” never came to your baseball games you may have had virtual parents too.
Shopify – The Best Alternative to Amazon Webstore
Amazon is shutting down their webstore service as of this year. So what to do?! Come on over to Shopify. We can help you transfer your products to Shopify with the click of a button.
ByteStand Going Global For Amazon FBA Service
Pulling in your FBA stock is now just a couple of clicks away. Get our service to Amazon FBA in Mexico, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain and France.
The 3 Best Sources of Free High Resolution Images for Your Online Store
These sites provide totally free images, as in no money is transferred from you to them, as in you can download and use them as you please. Sometimes you have to give credit to the photographer, but other than that they are gratis.
The Quest For a Bridge Between Shopify and Amazon FBA or How to Save 183 Hours of Frustration
The goal of ByteStand is simple, click once, wait a couple minutes, let the technology do the heavy lifting, and like magic your Shopify store is populated with pictures, descriptions and variations galore.