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Win a Free Shopify Store!

Posted on September 4, 2009 by

sck loves shopify

Of course, we have saved the best til last in our week of birthday amazingness. Today, we are delighted to offer you a fantastic prize courtesy of our good friends at Shopify – the greatest ecommerce service in the history of the universe.

We have THREE FREE SHOPIFY SHOPS to give away! That’s right, THREE people will receive a Basic Shopify account with no fees to pay for 12 months. A Basic account normally costs $24 per month and you get full customisation, 100 products, 100mb of storage and unlimited bandwidth.

Shopify is a hosted ecommerce service so you don’t need to worry about security or upgrades. and you can use any payment gateway you like including PayPal, Google Checkout and a range of merchant services. It’s also 100% customisable – if you know your way around web design, you can make something to your exact wishes, but if you’re technologically-challenged there’s a huge range of free themes available for you to tweak, plus a host of talented designers.

One of the Shopify themes is even designed by yours truly – it’s called Prettify and the Super Cute Kawaii shop is based on it, as well as my own Asking For Trouble shop and Panda-san’s Miso Funky. It’s been designed with artists and crafters in mind and has also been used by some awesome folks like Ink & Spindle, Mama’s Little Babies and lots more. Just with that one theme, you can see how they still all have their own personality.

This is a great opportunity to expand your business free of charge, so don’t miss out!

The Prize!

3 people will win the following:

  1. a full Shopify account at Basic level for 12 months
  2. access to a Shopify designer (that’s me!) for 1 hour of free advice, plus a discount if you require design work
  3. A beginner’s pack of tips and tricks on making the most of your shop
  4. your shop will be featured on Super Cute Kawaii once it launches

The Rulez!

  • You must already have a shop on Etsy/Folksy/Yahoo/eBay etc. etc. so we can judge your product range and ability to run an online shop
  • Your products don’t need to be handmade or cute but should appeal generally to the Super Cute Kawaii audience.
  • You must be a new Shopify user. You may not transfer your store from another Shopify account
  • You are agreeing to keep your shop running for 12 months. After 12 months you can either pay the monthly fees or close your shop
  • You must be over 18 years of age
  • Contest is open internationally – if Shopify will have you, you’re in!
  • Winners must accept their prize with Shopify within 14 days of being informed. Otherwise, another winner will be chosen.

How to enter

If you wish to enter, email lebun AT supercutekawaii.com telling us your current shop url and why you deserve a free Shopify shop. Contest closes at midnight GMT on Sunday 13th September.

Winners will be chosen as follows:

Bunny (Marceline) and Panda (Claire) will both each choose a favourite winner based on their entry. We will then pick another 2-5 entries and put them up for vote here on Super Cute Kawaii – the person with the most votes will then get the final prize.

Good luck!

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