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Automation


Advice for E-Commerce Newbies from We Make Websites

Helping our users sell more stuff is a big goal of ours at MailChimp, so we’re always on the lookout for folks who have had a lot of success doing so. We had the chance to sit down with Piers Thorogood, one of the founders of We Make Websites, a Shopify development agency. Over the years they’ve built more than 400 websites for Shopify customers, so they know a thing or two.

Getting Brave With Testing and Triggered Automation

The pains of buying a used car need little introduction. There’s the trial of finding the right one, followed by the tribulations of haggling, financing, and the worry that you’ll end up with a dud.

But Carspring, the United Kingdom’s first online pre-owned car dealership, promises to pair you with the perfect car without the anxieties of all the vehicular speed-dating. The startup has automated a customer journey that’s designed to make the entire process as smooth as possible.

How Bee’s Wrap Calls Customers to Action

The idea for Bee’s Wrap came naturally to Sarah Kaeck, who lives on a farm with her family in Bristol, Vermont. As a gardener who grows most of the vegetables her family eats, she feels a deep connection to the environment and was looking to make a small change in her own life that would …

Simplify, Simplify, Simplify with Fjällräven

It all started with an uncomfortable adventure. When founder Åke Nordin was just 14, he went hiking in the Swedish mountains, his backpack a shapeless lump that required doubling over to compensate for its weight. Using some wood and his mother’s sewing machine, he later built a better, more lightweight frame. A decade later, in 1960, Fjällräven was born.

Stitching Together Data with Gwynnie Bee

Like so many fledgling businesses, Gwynnie Bee started in an apartment. The idea for the subscription clothing service, which rents and sells plus-size fashion for women, sprang from CEO Christine Hunsicker’s own childhood.