Black Friday and Cyber Monday for ecommerce entrepreneurs are about more than just making a ton of sales. The flip side to running a business and generating revenue is making smart financial decisions and cutting expenses where it’s possible.
For that reason, Black Friday and Cyber Monday is twice as sweet for online entrepreneurs.
This weekend, by purchasing the resources, apps, and tools you need to build and grow your business, and paying for yearly subscriptions, not only are you getting the absolute BEST price and keeping your business costs to a minimum, but you’re also setting yourself up for those services’ renewal period to fall on the next Black Friday. It’s like an endless savings loop!
This year, I hand picked a bunch of great offers to help you build, launch, and grow your ecommerce business which I’ve highlighted in this blog post, and I will continue to add new deals over the next few days as I uncover them.
Below are some of my top picks.
Black Friday Offers
The best and easiest to use keyword research tool on the market, KWFinder helps you search for long-tail keywords with low competition so you can start ranking for them. They make it insanely easy to help you target the right keywords for your niche, and now you can even target results by location.
Get 50% off a yearly subscription for $75. Check it Out.
Formerly called Notify, this is one of the most popular marketing apps of the year. Available for Shopify and lots of other platforms, it enables you to create a sense of urgency within people browsing your website by showcasing products that other customers are purchasing.
Get 1 additional month trial on any plan for a total of 45 days instead of 15. Check it Out.
Please note: If you plan to use Fomo with Shopify, you’ll need to email the founder after signing up (email@example.com) and tell him Richard from A Better lemonade Stand sent you, and you’d like to apply the 45 day trial to a Shopify plan.
For domain names and web hosting, Namecheap is a leader in their industry and have everything you need for a reliable service. Search for and purchase domain names from them at a competitive price, or use any one of their several other services like WhoIs protection, private email hosting and SSL certificates to keep your business secure.
Today only they’re offering up to 98% off domain registration, hosting & SSL. Check it Out.
A Shopify store, managed by Shopify. So meta. The Shopify Stockroom sells a variety of physical products to help you build and launch your business. There’s apparel, office, shipping, and photography supplies, plus their entrepreneur’s journal which is designed to help you 10x your business.
Get 25% off all products for you or for the entrepreneurs in your life. Check it Out.
If you aren’t with a hosted shopping cart like Shopify or Bigcommerce and looking to upgrade your hosting, WPX is your best choice. I spent at least 50 hours earlier this year comparing all the top hosting providers to find the absolute best mix of performance, service, and price.
Deal 1: Just $1 for the first month for all three of their hosting plans – Business (normally $24.99), Professional (normally $49.99) and Elite (normally $99).
This offer is only available for new customers, no promo code needed. Check it Out.
Deal 2: Pay for 3 years of WPX Hosting and get 5 full years of service. Check it Out.
Sniply is a social media conversion app that allows you to add custom call-to-actions on any page on the web. Engage followers, drive conversions, track results and more with Sniply’s unique features.
Get 50% off any of Sniply’s premium plans for 12 months when you use the code blackfriday. Check it Out.
Jilt (Abandoned Cart Recovery)
Probably the simplest cart abandonment app available for Shopify, WooCommerce, and Easy Digital Downloads. No bells and whistles to distract you, just an insanely clean dashboard showing you the necessary information and emails going out on schedule to reclaim otherwise lost sales.
$10 off every month for 6 months ($19/month instead of $29/month). Check it Out.
Best Self Co.
Best Self Co are the creators of the SELF Journal goal setting system and recent winners of Shopify’s Build A Business competition. For Black Friday they have three awesome deals:
Deal 1: The Best Self Holiday Bundle – Get all of their most popular products all at once and save yourself $97. Start off 2017 with the tools to create your best self.
Deal 2: Digital + Physical Bundle – Best Self Co. is coming out with an online training program- The SELF Mastery Academy- that will be retailing for $397 but this weekend you can get it, as well as the Best Self Bundle, for only an extra $99.
Deal 3: BOGO Half Off – This weekend their entire store is going to be Buy One Get the Same Half Off, so if you’re interested in one of their products get two!
Get insider data into the best selling products on Amazon without having to do the tedious and time consuming research. Jungle Scout is a great resource if you’re looking to discover potential product opportunities as you can implement specific search parameters such as ideal price, margins and level of competition so you get a well rounded understanding of which products are selling and which aren’t.
Get 30% off Amazon product research made easy with Jungle Scout. Check it Out.
The best ecommerce platform for WordPress, WooCommerce is the most customizable ecommerce platform to build your online business on. With different themes, extensions and plugins you can develop your online store to be exactly what you need it to be.
Get 35% off all their themes, extensions, and plugins this weekend by using code WOOBLACKCYBER at checkout. Check it Out.
Shopify App Bundle
12 Shopify app developers took it upon themselves to put together a selection of apps at discounted rates to help you get your business ready for the holiday season. These are some of the BEST apps on the Shopify store, and some of them rarely offer discounted access, so take advantage while it’s available. Check it Out.
Easy Digital Downloads
Easily sell digital downloads on WordPress with Easy Digital Downloads’ software and extensions that are designed to power your business. Tailor their service to your exact needs by integrating extensions such as Stripe, MailChimp and Zapier so you can run your business efficiently and easily.
Get 30% off all extension purchases, upgrades or renewals with the code BFCM2016. Check it Out.
Just starting out? Get 40% off their Starter Package which includes everything you need to get set up. Check it Out.
Instagress can help you to automate and grow your Instagram account as a powerful sales channel for your business. It’s designed to work in the background doing the time-consuming work of discovering and engaging with your audience in order to direct their attention to your business.
Get 30% off all Time Packages until Wednesday, November 30th. Check it Out.
ABLS Exclusive Offers
In addition to the Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals, we’ve also partnered with a handful of awesome businesses to get you discounted access to tools that will help you run yours even better. See what they have to offer:
BigCommerce is an ecommerce platform that is designed to help you sell more, more efficiently. With an easily navigable interface and no knowledge of coding required you can set up an online store from scratch or grow your pre-existing one to new heights.
Get an Extended 30 Day Trial of BigCommerce when you Get This Offer.
BOLD Apps is Shopify’s #1 app development partner and integrating any of their apps with your Shopify store will give you unique features to help you run a better business. With apps to help you with social media, customer service, sales, subscriptions & returns, there’s something for everyone.
Get 2 Months FREE of Any BOLD App for Shopify when you Get This Offer.
POW (Products On White Photography Service)
If you’re interested in getting professional photos for your products without the price tag, POW is here to help. They specialize in taking crisp product photos on white backgrounds for ecommerce businesses like Amazon, and they can do it for you too.
Get 1 FREE Professional Studio Product Photo (Value Up To $39.99) when you Get This Offer.
Send your customers personalized product emails easily with SmartrMail. A one-size-fits-all mentality does not work when it comes to marketing to each of your customer’s unique needs and interests, so use SmartrMail to appeal to them successfully. You’ll end up getting a higher amount of engagement as well as more sales.
Get 15% Off Any Plan with SmartrMail for Shopify or BigCommerce when you Get This Offer & Use the Code ABLS-15 at Checkout.
3DCart is an ecommerce shopping cart platform you can use to build, manage and market your online store. Their unique features allow you to sell on multichannel platforms like eBay and Amazon, as well as in-person with a POS system. As a fully-functional ecommerce platform, 3DCart has everything ready for you to get started.
Get Your First Month FREE on Any 3DCart Plan when you Get This Offer.
Startup & Growth Bundles
We also have over 20 of our favorite tools and resources we swear by for running a successful business discounted for your convenience available through our Ecommerce Startup & Growth Bundles. These tools have been personally tried and tested by us and we use them with our own businesses, so you know you’re getting access to quality resources that are going to make your business better and more efficient.
We’ve carefully curated and vetted these tools to make starting and growing your business easier for you so you don’t have to waste your time or your hard-earned cash.
Get the Ecommerce Startup Bundle with over $1,000 in value and 11 of our most-used resources to help you build and launch your business for $39.
Get the Ecommerce Growth Bundle with over $5,000 in value and 10 of our favourite resources to help you grow your business for $39.
Nearly every offer in each bundle is worth the price of the bundle itself, making it an obviously good deal even if you plan to use one or two of the participating services.
What’s On Your List?
We hope you get the chance to snatch up some of these awesome deals today or this weekend so you can build and grow your business to new heights this year. Again, not only are you getting great deals but you’re ensuring that your yearly renewal period will fall on the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend every year, so you’ll save yourself money for years to come. Get out there and take advantage of these amazing offers while they last!
Let us know in the comments below if we missed any great deals, and what deals you’re taking advantage of this year!