Ecommerce Inspiration

22 Awesome Websites with Stunning Free Stock Images

I know your pain.  You’re looking for free images for your website.  You’ve looked far and wide for gorgeous, free images to use online, but keep running into cheesy pictures of people laughing at their salad.

The good news is there are ton of different free and paid images for commercial use available online if you just know where to look.

In this post, I’ve compiled the ultimate list of resources to source free images for your website. Whether you want free stock images for your blog, to download, or for commercial use - you’ll find them here.

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The Top 10 Articles on the Shopify Blog in 2014

Here on the Shopify blog, our goal is to help aspiring ecommerce entrepreneurs find a product to sell, and help existing merchants build long-term, successful businesses.

To achieve that, we create high-quality, free content around a range of topics that cover everything from coming up with product ideas, to building and designing your store, and of course generating traffic and sales.

This year we created almost 200 blog posts and we’ve gone through them all to pull out the 10 most popular articles for you below.

Enjoy.

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7 Effective Ecommerce Product Pages: How to Turn Visitors into Customers

First impressions are everything.  Many store owners spend time tweaking their homepage, but often forget about the importance of a well designed product page.

Choosing an appropriate way to showcase your products is essential, as it can drive users to continue to checkout, or click away from your store.

In this post, we’ll look at some of the most excellent examples of product pages, why they’re effective, and how you can replicate them for your store.

Let’s get started.

 

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13 Stunning Responsive Shopify Themes

With over 55 themes available in the Shopify Theme Store coming in more than 140 styles, there are a lot of options available when it comes to picking a theme for your store.

Because mobile now accounts for more than 50% of all ecommerce traffic, it's absolutely essential that your store is optimized for mobile customers.  

This theme round-up covers some of the most beautiful free and paid templates from the Shopify Theme Store - all of which are mobile responsive.

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46 Remarkable Ecommerce Website Designs

What’s the recipe for great ecommerce design that turns visitors into buyers? There are several ingredients: professional photography, clean navigation, visual hierarchy, the right text-to-image balance. Like any good baker knows, it’s all about the ratio of ingredients and testing the mix along the way.

At the beginning of this year, we posted a roundup of 30 stunning ecommerce sites built on Shopify. Since then, many other stores have cooked up some incredible new designs. Whether it’s an out-of-the-box free theme combined with beautiful photography, or a custom design by one of our experts, the variety of beautiful sites on Shopify is astounding.

Apparel, home, gourmet, and paper companies alike have created sites unique to their own brands. In our latest design roundup, we’ve whipped up an eclectic list of shops to inspire you. These 46 Shopify stores have discovered the secret sauce of ecommerce design.

Read to the end of this post for a chance to win $500 in design services for your new or established store from Shopify Expert, PixelSupply!

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