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Finding Technical Talent: Sourcing Candidates and Outreach Strategies

Finding Technical Talent: Sourcing Candidates and Outreach Strategies

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Last week, we covered how to create a hiring roadmap, hold an intake meeting, and craft the perfect job description for the technical talent you’ve been searching for. Now, it’s time to make your posting public.

But, what happens if you see a less than desirable number of applicants for the role? Or, the right people aren’t applying for your position?

In Part 2 of our finding technical talent series, we’ll cover:

• What sourcing is, and when you might need to consider doing it.
• Six go-to resources that you can use to find and track potential candidates.
• How to conduct persuasive reach outs.

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New to Your Partner Dashboard: Powerful Affiliate Tools for Campaign Tracking

New to Your Partner Dashboard: Powerful Affiliate Tools for Campaign Tracking

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As a Shopify Affiliate, it’s important that you have the tools you need to measure the success of your campaigns.

Today we’re announcing new, powerful Affiliate tools that approved Shopify Affiliates can start using right away.

Now, you’ll not only be able to create robust campaign links with tracking parameters like campaign and sub ID, but you’ll also be able to monitor their performance (including conversions!) — all within the Affiliate tools section of your Partner Dashboard.

In this article, we'll cover:

  • Six new affiliate link parameters and how they work together.
  • How to generate your first campaign link.
  • Three affiliate link best practices to keep in mind.

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[Free Webinar] Working with Clients: How to Become a Client Whisperer

[Free Webinar] Working with Clients: How to Become a Client Whisperer

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A client seeks you out. They give you thousands of dollars in advance. Then, inexplicably, they (seemingly) do everything in their power to ruin your life and make the project a miserable failure... Or do they? What is it that causes clients to lose faith so quickly?

In this free webinar hosted by Shopify Partners, Carl Smith — General Manager at Bureau of Digital — will walk you through how to nurture blossoming client relationships.

During this session, Carl will cover:

  • Establishing trust with clients.
  • Having tough conversations and negotiating project conflict.
  • How to keep your client and team in sync.

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New to Your Partner Dashboard: Transferred Stores and Better Payouts Data

New to Your Partner Dashboard: Transferred Stores and Better Payouts Data

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When growing your business, keeping track of your referrals and how they contribute to your bottom line is important.

With that in mind, today we’re launching the addition of transferred stores to the Development stores page of your Partner Dashboard, as well as introducing more detailed information to your Payouts page.

In this article, we cover:

  • How these updates help you better calculate the ROI of your ecommerce projects.
  • How to track the stores you’ve transferred to clients.
  • How to discover exactly how much money you’ve earned from your transferred stores and affiliate link referrals.

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[Free Webinar] Getting Started with GraphQL on Shopify

[Free Webinar] Getting Started with GraphQL on Shopify

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In this free webinar hosted by Shopify Partners, Jordan Liddle — Developer Experience Architect at Shopify — will go over how to get started with GraphQL, and include several examples that you can refer to. Leveraging Shopify’s Storefront API, you’ll learn how to create GraphQL queries and build custom selling experiences.

During this session, Jordan will cover:

  • The basics of GraphQL.
  • How Shopify uses GraphQL.
  • Getting started with GraphQL and Shopify’s Storefront API.
  • How to build a custom selling experience.
  • The future of GraphQL at Shopify.

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[Free Webinar] How to be TRULY Customer-Centric

[Free Webinar] How to be TRULY Customer-Centric

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In this free webinar hosted by Shopify Partners, Andrew Turrell — VP of Customer Experience Strategy at RED Interactive Agency — will lay out the obstacles to being customer-centric and how to overcome them. Using current client examples, he'll share RED Interactive Agency’s customer experience strategy process: how they identify customer insights, create a strategy out of it, and carry that through to product design in a way that makes the experience truly customer-centric.

During this session, Andrew will cover:

  • How to empathize with your clients and colleagues as much as you do with the end user.
  • Ways to sell through a customer-centric approach in order to create better customer, and client, experiences.
  • How a customer-centric mindset and process can lead to more creativity and an easier design process for freelancers and agencies.

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5 Retail Industry Trends to Get your Clients Excited about Shopify POS and Offline Selling

5 Retail Industry Trends to Get your Clients Excited about Shopify POS and Offline Selling

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There has never been a better time for your clients to get started with Shopify POS, or to add an offline-selling component to their already-established online business. And we want to help you get them excited about everything the new retail era has to offer.

In this article you'll learn: 

  • Five retail industry trends for 2017.
  • How your clients can embrace these trends by using Shopify POS.
  • Examples of retailers who are leveraging these trends. 

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[Free Webinar] Building Blocks: How to Create Custom Theme Sections and Blocks

[Free Webinar] Building Blocks: How to Create Custom Theme Sections and Blocks

Custom theme sections and blocks webinar

In this free webinar hosted by Shopify Partners, Liam Griffin — Partner Education and Front End Developer Advocate at Shopify — will walk you through how to get started with building sections and blocks, so you can empower your clients with exciting new ways to personalize their Shopify stores.

During this session, Liam will cover:

  • An introduction to sectioned theme layouts.
  • How to create static and dynamic sections for homepages.
  • What blocks are, when to use them, and how they relate to sections.
  • What type of elements you can add to sections and blocks.

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Product Management Basics: Identifying Customer Pain Points and Validating Ideas

Product Management Basics: Identifying Customer Pain Points and Validating Ideas

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Identifying customer pain points and validating ideas are fundamental to building successful products. For most first-time entrepreneurs, these components, along with product management in general, are foreign concepts with relatively high learning curves.

In this article you'll find:

  • Why problem identification, market validation, and feedback are important to the product management lifecycle.
  • Resources to improve your knowledge in each of these areas.
  • Insight from Shopify Partners on these fundamental areas of product management. 

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[Free Webinar] Dirty Little Tricks From The Dark Corners of Ecommerce

[Free Webinar] Dirty Little Tricks From The Dark Corners of Ecommerce

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In this free webinar hosted by Shopify Partners, Vitaly Friedman — Editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine — will walk you through how design patterns can increase conversions and improve a store’s clarity and consistency, as well as how to sprinkle a little bit of delight into the experience!

During this session, Vitaly will cover how to:

  • Deal with login and password input/recovery. 
  • Catch doubts and avoid uncertainty.
  • Display pricing for better conversion and more.

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