Shopify Training and How-To Videos
Are you a Shopify user but don’t consider yourself tech-savvy? As an A+ rated BBB accredited resource for payment gateways and merchant account recommendations since 2002, we understand that not everything is as simple as tech blogs and how-to guides make it seem.
But because Shopify is so well designed and thought out, you can usually watch a video or two to learn what you need. Speaking of videos – below, we highlight some of the top Shopify educational pages – many of which have really well-done video content. These videos might help you if you are trying to use some of the advanced features Shopify offers – and find that videos are a helpful way for you to learn.
Check out the links below to learn more about how to maximize your Shopify store- and as always, if you need help with payment processing for a high-risk or regulated product like CBD, seeds, cigars, pipes and glass, tactical items or FFL to FFL transfers, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us any time for help accepting credit cards online.
Shopify’s Official Blog
Shopify’s blog is an excellent resource for learning about new features, tips, and best practices for using their platform. They have a section dedicated to videos, which you can find here: https://www.shopify.com/blog/. Some specific videos that might be helpful for your needs include:
- How to Add a FAQ Page to Your Shopify Store: https://www.shopify.com/blog/120928069-how-to-create-faq-page
- How to Set Up Sales Tax in Shopify: https://www.shopify.com/blog/16480780-should-you-be-charging-sales-tax-on-your-online-store
- How to Manage Shipping in Shopify: https://www.shopify.com/blog/shipping-and-fulfillment
- How to Organize Your Products in Shopify: https://www.shopify.com/blog/built-in-inventory-management
Shopify Academy maintains a collection of free video courses and tutorials covering various topics related to e-commerce and Shopify. You can find courses on topics like store setup, product management, marketing, and more. Here are some specific courses from the Shopify Academy website that might be helpful for your needs:
- Setting Up Your Store: https://academy.shopify.com/foundations-shopify-101
- Marketing and Promotion: https://academy.shopify.com/foundations-introduction-to-marketing
Shopify Community Forum
The Shopify Community Forum is a great place to ask questions and get answers from other Shopify merchants and experts. You can find various threads on various topics, including FAQs, sales tax, shipping, product organization, etc. You can search forum threads from the Shopify Community Forum, and most times, you not only find someone who had a similar question, but you will also likely find the answer!
- Search Shopify Community Forums: https://community.shopify.com/
High-risk and Shopify?
If you are affected by the fact that Shopify’s plug-and-play processing does have some limits in terms of prohibited categories and allowable products, check out this post to learn how to sign up for high-risk-friendly Shopify credit card processing.