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How We Setup For Multi Currency On Shopify

Quad Lock Australia

We have been selling our product Quad Lock (iPhone mounting system) since 2012 by running a single Shopify store and selling globally in USD.  This was fine for the first couple of years but as we grew we started selling through retail and with the fluctuations in currencies we had no option but to setup in multiple currencies to keep pricing consistent within our core markets.

Quad Lock United KingdomAfter much consideration we decided to split our stores into region based stand alone stores selling in localised currencies with a smart IP redirect between all stores pushing the visitors to their region specific store.  This was important because we knew our original .com store’s organic SEO was fairly strong worldwide and it could be years before the new localised stores outrank the .com in their intended regions. This would mean that many customers will still find the original .com store first and need to be pushed between stores to their correct regions site.

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Shopify Buy Button makes WordPress an Ecommerce Site

I talk with lots of people from the startup/freelance/sme scene here in Melbourne and many people are moving from having a “on the side business” to more of a “serious” business, be it part time or full time. Many of these people have started with a WordPress blog and then ad in e-commerce latter on.  This makes sense as they have grown their website and traffic over time, but the ecommerce option are limited compared to a platform like Shopify thats super easy to use and update.Shopify but button

This is why the new Shopify Buy Button is so cool as it can be added to an existing WordPress blog/website buy simply copying and pasting an embed code. The cool thing here is that you get to use your WordPress site to do what it does best while letting Shopify handle the ecommerce side of things.

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