Storbie Updates

Making the most of Cyber Monday

Now that the weather is starting to heat up and Christmas is right around the corner it’s officially that time of year: the shopping season is upon us.  

While sales generally increase around this time of year, there are certain days that are particularly crucial for sales. If you’re selling online, then Cyber Monday is one that you should be paying attention to.  

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It’s not all about being liked

Social media can be a fickle beast. There seems to be a new so-called influencer on my feed every week with their particular hack that’s going to catapult my marketing to new, unfounded levels of success.  

They promise followers and engagement and likes flowing like a waterfall, if only you ‘follow these three simple steps.’ But then, when you try the tactics, strategies and principles they suggest, the results are never quite what was promised. Maybe an extra like here and there, maybe a few shares of your posts. But ultimately, likes of your Facebook page aren’t the same as dollars in the bank – so if it’s not getting people to buy things then what’s the point? 

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4 myths from the app vs. websites debate that you can forget about in 2020

When we think mobile, we often think of apps and with good reason – smartphone owners will collectively download around 205 billion apps this year alone. You may think that this means an app is the best way to get in front of your customers on mobile, but that’s not necessarily the case. There are a bunch of reasons that a mobile-friendly website may be a better option for you, especially if you’re planning on selling anything on your site.  

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Manual Order Creation has Landed at Storbie

Sell to customers who require customised product adjustments? Want an easy way to take payment online for quoted orders or custom products?

No matter the reason, if a customer needs to pay a unique price for a product or has requested a phone or Facebook messenger order for a set of products – prepopulate a cart for them, send them a link, they review the details and make payment. It’s easy and we’re excited to announce that this feature is available to preview in your Storbie website now!

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Storbie Feature Update: New Product Gallery Features, Live Chat and Much More

Here at Storbie, we have been flat out with a bunch of exciting new features we’ve been working hard to get ready to release to you!

We have added functionality that makes it even easier for your customers to checkout and for you to have more certainty of a valid delivery address.

As well as that, we think you’re going to love the new page and product gallery layouts – think clean, modern and uniform product listings all with the click of a button.

Facebook Messenger Live Chat, Abandoned Orders and a Performance Insights Dashboard are all part of this update too.

Scroll on down to learn more and find out how you can preview these brand new features on your Storbie website!

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Wellington Gold Awards Finalist Announcements

Storbie shines as a finalist at Wellington Gold Awards

The Capital’s leading companies have been named as finalists in  the Wellington Gold Awards, and Storbie is excited to have been nominated in the Emerging Gold – Services category!

Awards events are always a time to reflect on what we have accomplished as a team, and to take stock and recognise the people that help us do what we do every day.

Being recognised amongst some fantastic local businesses doing huge things on the world stage is incredible and we would like to say a big thank you to you, our partners and our customers that choose Storbie to power your online business.

Now, we patiently await the Awards dinner later in July, and it is there that we will learn if 2019 is the year we take out the coveted title!

Storbie Welcomes Pfizer to Pharmacy Supplier Network

Storbie is excited to announce that Pfizer has joined the Storbie Pharmacy Supplier Network.

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare is one of New Zealand’s leading providers of healthcare products across a range of categories. They strive to bring new and better solutions to market that help consumers support their health and enhance personal well-being. Their growth is driven through major global brands including Centrum© and Advil©. The division’s major categories consist of Pain Management, Dietary Supplements, Respiratory and Personal Care.

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Phoenix MedCare Joins Storbie Pharmacy Supplier Network

Phoenix MedCare is the latest New Zealand supplier to join the Storbie Pharmacy Supplier Network.

Well-known for their family planning range, including the SwimCount Sperm Quality Test and EasyCheck Ovulation Kit, Phoenix MedCare has a core focus in medical devices, diagnostic testing and premium OTC pharmacy-only lines. (more…)

Add Arthrem® to your pharmacy website with the Storbie Pharmacy Supplier Network

Storbie is proud to announce that Arthrem®, one of New Zealand’s most popular joint support products, is now available in the Storbie Pharmacy Supplier Network.

Arthrem® is a top quality, plant based, supplement for joint maintenance – a product based on excellence as Promisia, the company behind Arthrem®, carefully manage the full process from farm to your pharmacy. The natural formula of Arthrem® may help people maintain healthy function, flexibility and mobility in stuff and worn joints long-term. Unlike many other dietary supplements. Arthrem® has been clinically studied. (more…)

New Social and Email Share Icons

At Storbie, we’re constantly tinkering away in the background and making improvements for both you and your customers.

One of our latest projects has been to create a new option for customers to share a link to your your web page or products to friends and family.

The new Share Icons replace AddThis and provide:

  • New designs to choose from
  • Multiple placement options for Share Icons
  • Faster loading
  • Better privacy
  • Share events created in Google Analytics

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