eCommerce Fastlane: Shopify Experts Share Strategies for Acquisition, Conversion, Retention | Grow Your Shopify Store with DTC Marketing Tips

Steve Hutt | Shopify Expert | eCommerce Expert

Hey there! I'm Steve Hutt, the host of eCommerce Fastlane – your go-to podcast for proven strategies and actionable insights to accelerate your Shopify store's growth. As a seasoned ecommerce entrepreneur, I'm passionate about empowering online retailers to boost traffic, conversions, and lifetime customer value. One reviewer described the show as having an "impressive level of content that is accessible for beginners, but even more rewarding for deep e-commerce experts who want to get into the weeds of marketing & operations and translate these strategies into actions." Since 2016, eCommerce Fastlane has been the pit-stop for Shopify entrepreneurs and marketers looking to thrive in the competitive world of direct-to-consumer (DTC) retail. With over 1 million downloads and 330+ episodes, the podcast covers a wide range of topics, including: - Shopify & Ecommerce Platforms - Shopify apps, themes, partners & best practices - Shopify experts, Shopify Plus & Shopify POS - BigCommerce, WooCommerce, WordPress & other commerce tools - Digital Marketing Strategies - Email marketing, SMS marketing & push notifications - Conversion rate optimization (CRO) & customer retention - Paid advertising (Facebook, Google, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube) - Influencer marketing, content marketing & Shopify SEO - Social media marketing, branding & public relations - Shopify Dropshipping & Other Business Models - Shopify dropshipping, print on demand & online store setup - B2B ecommerce, wholesale & Shopify online shopping - Shopify collabs & partnerships - Emerging Ecommerce Trends - AI, AR/VR & chatbots in ecommerce - Sustainability, social impact & headless commerce - Omnichannel strategies & cross-border ecommerce - Web3, crypto & NFTs in ecommerce - Entrepreneurship & Startup Growth - Founder stories, lessons learned & work-life balance - Startup funding, team building & growth strategies - Business Operations & Logistics - Inventory management, supply chain & fulfillment - Payment processing, fraud prevention & customer support - Data analytics, business intelligence & cash flow management - MarTech & Ecommerce Tech Stack - Marketing automation, analytics & personalization - Headless CMS, CDPs & data management - ERP, PIM, OMS, WMS & 3PL integrations - Finance, Economics & Investing - Ecommerce business models & unit economics - Financial planning, budgeting & forecasting - Fundraising, M&A, exit strategies & tax planning Each week, I sit down with Shopify partners, marketing experts, and industry leaders to discuss the latest tools, trends, and tactics. From app developers and agency owners to successful brand founders, my guests bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to every episode. Whether you're just starting your ecommerce journey or a seasoned DTC professional, eCommerce Fastlane aims to provide the insights and inspiration you need to stay ahead of the curve. Tune in for in-depth interviews, real-world case studies, and practical advice you can implement immediately to grow your Shopify store. Ready to transform your ecommerce business into a profitable, customer-centric powerhouse? Hit the subscribe button and join the eCommerce Fastlane community today! Together, let's navigate the fast-paced world of online retail and unlock your store's true potential. For more ecommerce tips and resources, visit our blog at and follow me on Twitter @stevenhutt. If you have any questions or suggestions for future episodes, feel free to reach out at Let's connect and grow together!

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