Monthly Archives: January 2014

February is here! + Tips for the Weekend

February is here. (well, kinda) Put your best foot forward in February by making the most out of this weekend. Start the new month strong by taking part in Groundhog Day and Super Bowl fun. Saturday, February 1 #salesatsunrise – Calling all early bird merchants! Early Saturday morning, create a post targeting early bird OpenSky shoppers […]

Give Your Marketing Plan a Makeover

If you’re planning an event based promotion – perhaps a new product launch or a sale, it’s important to create a sound marketing plan that covers all phases of the promotion – the before, the during and the after. Marketing: Before Your Event What you do in the week leading up to your event will […]

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#WinterBlowout. Don’t miss out.

January 29th marks the start of OpenSky’s 2014 #WinterBlowout Sales Event. Use this three-day event as an opportunity to move through your seasonal merchandise. Or use it to give your followers a fun way to shop in January. The choice is yours. The Details When: Wed, January 29th – Fri, January 31st Official Hashtag: #winterblowout […]

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New & Improved Navigation

Today, OpenSky launches a new header that gives users an improved way to navigate the site. Key upgrades include: Browse is now the central exploration hub for all members Single drop-down gives easy browsing functionality in list format Browse gives more exposure to the wide breadth of shopping categories, along with new and improved icons for […]

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OpenSky, Your Mobile Selling Strategy

Mobile & Tablet account for 60% of all OpenSky usage. With OpenSky’s Apps & Notification platform, you can engage and sell to the modern mobile shopper. _________________________________________________________________________________________ More consumers are shopping on mobile devices than ever before, and specifically inside mobile apps optimized for browsing and buying. As a business owner, we’ve heard you repeatedly describe […]

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Meet your New Merchant Help Center

Meet your new and improved Merchant Help Center.  Your one-stop shop for the help you need, whenever you need it. New Features: Keyword search gives quick access to specific help content New help articles for easy troubleshooting New How-To articles that help unlock the full potential of your OpenSky There are a few ways you can access […]

Jan- 25: Exclusively OpenSky

On January 25th, OpenSky will highlight products that are exclusive to our shopping community. Exclusive products are incredibly value to the platform. Shoppers are excited to discover products that they can’t find anywhere else, in turn driving new follows, purchases, and repeat visits to your store. Do you have exclusive items on OpenSky that you […]

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Merchandising Tip: Create Bundles

“My product costs $10 and I find it very hard to make money with such low-priced products. Do you have any advice on how I can increase my profits?” We do. In fact, the OpenSky Buying & Merchandising team has years of experience driving higher order value and sales from lower-priced products. The answer is […]

Help Us, Help You

Friends, 2013 was an exciting year for the OpenSky community. We accomplished so much together. In fact, many of our most significant features have been built from your input and feedback (merchant promotional tools, customizable products, product import, and more). In 2014, we plan to keep up the collaboration and momentum we’ve created. Let’s work […]

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New Feature: Schedule Your Posts

Use the new scheduling feature to plan your promotional posts for the future. It’s your new handy helper, working in the background while you’re actively helping shoppers as they browse, love and comment on your products. Here are a few ways you can start using the scheduling feature today: Schedule your promotions for the month. […]

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