Milk Bottle Shopify Podcast

Discussion on all things Shopify

About the show

Hosted by Keith Matthews, Founder of Ireland's largest Shopify agency, Keith interviews merchants, developers, fellow agency owners & Shopify folk with a view to sharing as many Shopify tips & tricks as possible.

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  • Episode 17: Episode #17: Meet Enda The Shopify Kit Man

    October 31st, 2019  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 13 secs
    enda regan shopify kit

    Enda Regan is an Irish based Customer Support team Lead for Shopify's automation tool - Kit. He's passionate about Shopify and loves Kit enables busy stores owners to automate tasks so they can focus on growing their online sales. So is a virtual assistant or is it an AI tool? Maybe both. Enda explains.

  • Episode 16: Episode 16: From Glasgow to San Francisco with Groupon in between

    October 15th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 23 secs
    page builder, shogun, shopify

    Finbarr Taylor is the CEO of Shogun a popular page building app utilised by Shopify store owners across the world. In this episode, Finbar shares his journey from cool Glasgow to sunny California.

  • Episode 15: Episode 15: Meet the Shopify Mayor of Winnipeg

    September 23rd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 36 secs

    Jay Myers began running eCommerce stores in 1998. Since then through Bold Commerce, he has built the largest Shopify app developer in the Shopify eco systm. In part 1, Jay shares his start up story, detail on their HQ location Winnipeg and some interesting tips for those planning on developing Shopify apps.

  • Episode 14: Episode 14: Profile of a Shopify Launch Engineer

    September 2nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 20 secs
    shopify flow, shopify launchpad, shopify plus

    Shopify’s unique customer centric focus assigns launch engineers as ‘partners’ with new Shopify merchants with a view to making the onboarding process as efficient as possible. Albert explains the role of the launch engineer and shares his massive knowledge of the automations on Shopify pLus when customers utilise Shopify Flow, Shopify Launchpad & scripts.

  • Episode 13: Episode 13: Meet Jay Lenos Shopify Guy

    August 6th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 52 secs
    jay leno, kurt elster, shopify, unofficial shopify podcast

    Kurt Elster, the Shopify guy, is a Shopify expert based in Chicago. He's the host of the most popular Shopify podcast, the Unofficial Shopify Podcast. He's an all round good guy and some interesting clients including Jay Leno.

  • Episode 12: Birthday Emails from Union Works

    July 24th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 53 secs
    app development, commerce, digital, ecommerce, marketing, shopify

    Union Works are a well known and super experienced UK based Shopify app developer. We've caught up with Sam few times so it was nice to finally understand the story behind their Happy Birthday app.

    While many store owners may feel it difficult to collect birth dates, Sams experience with the Happy Birthday app is to the contrary with a massive rise in conversion rates as a result of wishing customers a Happy Birthday.

    If your not collecting customer birth dates, you will after listening...

  • Episode 11: Keir Whitaker De:brief on Shopify Unite 2019

    July 10th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 34 secs
    app development, commerce, digital, ecommerce, marketing, shopify

    Keir recaps on the announcements made by Shopify at Shopify Unite 2019 and what they mean for merchants and developers.

  • Episode 10: Customer Journey Retargeting with Shoelace

    June 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 3 secs
    app, commerce, developer, digital, ecommerce, marketing, retargeting, shopify

    Brands are needing to adapt to the reality of new times in the ever-changing landscape of marketing to customers. We chat to Reza Khadjavi one of the founders of Shoelace. Shoelace is an app that believes ad experiences should be more engaging by telling a story which builds an emotional connection to create loyal customers.

  • Episode 9: Keir Whitaker and Shopify Unite De:brief 2019

    May 16th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  22 mins 41 secs
    app development, commerce, digital, ecommerce, marketing, shopify

    In episode 9 of our Shopify Ecommerce Podcast, Keith chats with Keir Whitaker who helps Shopify developers and agencies build their brand and grow their business across the world.

  • Episode 8: Send Smarter Emails

    April 10th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 36 secs

    In episode 8, Keith chats to Rob Lane CEO of RareLogic Inc. is a predictive email marketing solution that sends smarter emails, creating more sales.

  • Episode 7: Product Photography Editing with Pixc

    March 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  26 mins
    commerce, digital, ecommerce, photography, pixc, shopify

    We chat with Holly Cardew Founder of Pixc, a platform to help ecommerce stores edit and optimise their product photos so they can increase their sales.

  • Episode 6: From farmers' markets to the global market

    February 12th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  23 mins 27 secs
    commerce, digital, ecommerce, handmade soap, marketing, shopify

    In episode 6 of our podcast, Keith chats with Donagh Quigley, co-founder of The Handmade Soap Company. A small business that grew from the kitchen table to selling globally on the Shopify platform.

  • Episode 5: Email marketing by Conversio

    January 22nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 21 secs
    commerce, digital, ecommerce, marketing, shopify

    In episode 5 of our podcast, Keith chats with Adii Pienaar founder of Conversio; a single solution for ecommerce store owners marketing needs. He talks about moving to the Shopify system and the value of the UX design to both Shopify and Conversio.

  • Episode 4: Vallerret Photography Gloves - using Shopify to reach a niche market

    January 3rd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 35 secs
    commerce, digital, ecommerce, marketing, shopify, vallerret

    In episode 4 of our Milk Bottle Labs podcast, Keith chats with Stine Lyng Jørgensen co-founder of Vallerret Photography Gloves. Founded in 2014, Vallerret Photography Gloves migrated from Wordpress to the Shopify platform in 2018. Stine chats about how they got their niche product off the ground and online to a global market.

  • Episode 3: Photo Reviews by Loox

    November 22nd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 5 secs
    commerce, digital, ecommerce, loox,, shopify

    In episode 3 Keith chats with Yoni Elbaz founder of the photo reviews app, which is installed in over 15,000 Shopify stores. Yoni has an interesting background with a vast range of technology experience gained from a career in the Israeli army amongst others.

  • Episode 2: Bjorn of Forsberg+2

    November 1st, 2018  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 22 secs

    For episode 2 Keith chats with Björn Forsberg, Founder of FORSBERG+two. Set up in 2011 as a side project, Bjorns apps are now used 25,000 stores worldwide.
    If you're an app developer starting out, this is worth listening too. skills and interests.

    The focus has always been web applications and e-commerce, finding interesting ideas and turning them into micro-businesses. The 4 apps have so far helped over 25,000+ merchants, which is mind-blowing to think about.