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Top 10 Shopify Apps All Amazon Sellers Should Have

Posted by Jimi Patel | November 1, 2019

Yes, what they say is right. There is an app for everything in Shopify. But out of those hundreds and thousands of apps, how many of them are useful to you as an Amazon seller? There are a number of apps that make your life easy, your sales skyrocket and your customer experience great. Obviously, there is no category on the Shopify store for these apps, so we have listed the top 10 below. If you are selling on Amazon and Shopify, then make sure to add them to your store, as well.

#1: Amazon FBA Shipping

Being an Amazon seller, you very well know the capabilities and efficiency of Amazon FBA. And with this app, you can leverage the power of Amazon FBA around the world. It connects with all of your US and non-US FBA accounts. After you set up this app, all your orders can be automatically sent and fulfilled by Amazon FBA. This app uses customer’s shipping information and cart data and chooses the closest Amazon FBA account. It also pulls in updates every five minutes and it will send emails to customers when their item gets shipped. You will never have to worry about the hassle of shipping and customer updates again.

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Highlight Features:

  • Fulfill orders in the US and abroad
  • No work on your part, let Amazon best-in-class shipping fulfill the orders
  • Provides real-time shipping details to your customers
  • Easy to set up, in minutes
  • Simple and auto-magic app

Pricing:

  • $25/month
  • 7-day free trial

Rating:

  • 4.6 of 5 stars
  • 74 reviews

#2: OrderMetrics

Reporting is a tedious task on Amazon. But this app can help you simplify reporting. OrderMetrics pulls in data from your Amazon store and automates the reporting process of your profit margin and LTV (customer lifetime value), so you can make an informed decision and make improvements. This app accounts for ship costs, COGS, refunds, ad spends, transaction fees and other variable costs. It also has a feature that automatically converts currency for multi-channel storefronts and ad accounts. One of the tools allows you to calculate the COGS as a % of each product’s sale price. OrderMetrics can also pull the information from your Amazon PPC in real-time to monitor profitability.

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Highlight Features:

  • Calculate real-time net profits
  • No more scouring through complicated data and spreadsheets
  • Analyze which order, product and campaigns are most profitable
  • Make changes to poorly performing campaigns and products
  • Easy to use and simple

Pricing:

  • From $29/month
  • 14-day free trial

Rating:

  • 4.8 of 5 stars
  • 49 reviews

#3: Free Shipping & Hello Bar

Amazon is a competitive marketplace and sellers offer a variety of promotions to lure customers into purchasing their products. Free gift, free shipping, discounts, or any other type of promotion you are offering, Free Shipping & Hello Bar app makes sure that a customer knows that. A promotional bar pops up every time a person is browsing your website. When the customer first visits a website, he/she will see an initial message informing about the promotion you are offering. When they add some products to the cart, the information changes and it will reflect the purchase and informing them that they qualify for the bonus/discounts/free shipping. Multiple benefits and useful features have made this app #1 notification app, which is used by 6000+ Shopify merchants. 

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There are various conditions to show the bars to the visitors:

  • When a customer visits your store for the first time
  • When a customer is visiting any particular product page
  • When there is a certain quantity of products in the cart
  • When the cart total matches the range set by you
  • During a certain time period

Highlight Features:

  • Mobile friendly and tablet-optimized bars
  • Fully customizable
  • Give initial messages, follow-ups and goal achieved messages to the customers
  • No coding required editor
  • Unlimited number of offers

Pricing:

  • From $8.95/month
  • 5-day free trial

Rating:

  • 4.8 of 5 stars
  • 115 reviews

#4: Bold Social Autopilot

Social media marketing plays a vital role in increasing the sales and visibility of your Amazon products. Every time you launch a new product or promotional offer, you use social media platforms to bring traffic to your detail page. But while managing customer queries, returns, listing issues and PPC campaigns, social posting can be overwhelming. Bold Social Autopilot is designed to take the pressure off you because it does the social posting for you. Every time you list a new product or launch promotions, this app will Tweet it at random intervals with a customized message which you create, thus helping you put a huge chunk of your social media tasks on autopilot.

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Highlight Features:

  • The time intervals make sure that the messages don’t clutter the feed
  • The randomizer tool makes each post different, so it does not look automated
  • Create a customized message that looks authentic
  • Easy to set up and use
  • Generate tons of content

Pricing:

  • Free

Rating:

  • 4.6 of 5 stars
  • 596 reviews

#5: Infinite Options

If you have a lot of product variants on Amazon or if your product needs to be personalized in some way, then Infinite Options is the right option for you. This app lets the customer customize the products with the help of texts, numbers, checkboxes, radio, drop-down menus and more. You can also add bundle and complementary products and increase sales on them too. It simplifies the complicated product customization process, which is not easy to do on Amazon. This app is especially useful when you are selling a jewelry piece or any product that can be customized with a message, logo, etc. 

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Highlight Features:

  • Unlimited number of customizable options
  • Let’s shopper customize the products for engraving, custom printing, monogramming and more
  • You can also add additional charges (eg, for gift wrapping)
  • Allows you to bundle your products
  • Easy to set up and run

Pricing:

  • From $8.95/month
  • 14-day free trial

Rating:

  • 4.9 of 5 stars
  • 2651 reviews

#6: Restocked Alerts – Back in stock alerts

No matter how well you manage your inventory, there are times when the product goes out of stock. On Amazon, your customers see the Out Of Stock message and go away, never to return because they don’t know when will the product be in stock again. If you don’t want to miss sales on those hot selling products, then you should use the Restocked Alerts app. This app notifies customers about the products which are recently out of stock. This app retains the interested customer by up to 99%. With the help of this app, you can notify the customers through SMS, email and even Facebook Messenger. You can get back sales from customers who are interested in your sales but have missed out on full shelves.

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Highlight Features:

  • Instant notification on various platforms
  • Increase your business up to 10 times
  • Fully customized for mobile and desktop devices
  • Customized formats as per your store
  • Also works great for flash sales, pre-orders and coming soon

Pricing:

  • From $8.95/month
  • 14-day free trial

Rating:

  • 5.0 of 5 stars
  • 77 reviews

#7: Last-Second Coupon by Hextom

Did you know 65% of abandon the products on their carts on online stores? Make sure this never happens again with Last Second Coupon app. This app sends a pop-up discount message before a visitor attempts to leave the shop. This makes sure that the customer never leaves empty-handed. When used wisely, this app allows you to make sales from abandoned carts and window shoppers.

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Highlight Features:

  • Offer customized and unique discount codes
  • Targeted promotion improves profits
  • Includes curated holiday themes
  • Use own pictures for popups
  • Easy to set up and use

Pricing:

  • From $9.99/month
  • 7-day free trial

Rating:

  • 4.8 of 5 stars
  • 177 reviews

#8: Cross-Sell

On your Amazon product detail page, there are many product recommendations, but the problem is that they are not yours. The Cross-Sell app allows you to add personalized recommendations or related items along with every product in your store. This encourages more and more customers to add the product to their cart, thus increasing the AOV (average order value). You can add any complementary products, supplementary products and other related upsells. You can also finger control the products you want to add and show to the customers. 

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Highlight Features:

  • Show related products on cart and product pages
  • Proven to increase AOV
  • Choose the products you want to show
  • Great way to highlight also bought and add on
  • Customize the heading and themes

Pricing:

  • From $9.99/month
  • 7-day free trial

Rating:

  • 4.9 of 5 stars
  • 817 reviews

#9: Bulk Product Edit by Hextom

When selling products online, no one puts all their eggs in one basket. Usually, apart from selling on Amazon, sellers sell on several other platforms, including Amazon, Facebook, Google Shopping and many more. But managing products on many platforms is not easy. You might want to decrease the price of a sale or make changes to hundreds of products. With Bulk Product Edit app, you can save your time and effort of doing it all manually. This app allows you to edit your title, description, keywords and other essential parameters with just a few clicks.

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Highlight Features:

  • Bulk edit in just a few clicks
  • Plan and schedule holiday sales
  • Undo the changes in just one click
  • Many important variants can be edited
  • Both CVS and Excel formats are supported

Pricing:

Free plan available

Rating:

  • 4.8 of 5 stars
  • 1035 reviews

#10: Affilo: Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is a great way to bring outside traffic to Amazon. Affilo is your one shop stop for referrals and affiliate marketing. You can use it to start recruiting social media influencers, bloggers, brand ambassadors, celebrities and even your customers. Using this app, you can increase your brand awareness and bring more and more traffic to your product detail page.

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Highlight Features:

  • Everything unlimited in one plan
  • Helps you bring more traffic, customers and sales
  • Pay commission effortlessly
  • Easy and clean navigation for you and Affiliates

Pricing:

  • From $24.90/month
  • 14-day free trial

Rating:

  • 4.7 of 5 stars
  • 41 reviews

These 10 apps are selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • The app provider’s reputation
  • Prices
  • Features
  • Ratings on Shopify Stores
  • Review and assessment by eStore Factory

Not sure which app is right for your Amazon business? We are happy to provide our expert analysis. Whether you are looking for general guidance or you need a step-by-step plan of action to set up your Shopify store, eStore Factory can be your perfect partner. Our team of Shopify experts has helped more than 100 Amazon sellers to increase their sales and leverage outside traffic with the help of Shopify.