Shopify Ping | An Introductory Review
June 28, 2018

Shopify Ping | An Introductory Review

Debuted at Shopify Unite in May, Shopify Ping promised to be the future of communication for businesses on Shopify. With it's release last week, we got hands on quickly with the app, setting it up in our store and configuring it to handle our communication. While it still needs to be leveraged by app developers, it's a really great start and another piece of the platform that will grow over time. Read on to find out more and make sure to check back as we update this with more features and apps as they become available.

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Etsy vs. Shopify | When to Upgrade
June 25, 2018

Etsy vs. Shopify | When to Upgrade

There are a lot of makers and shop owners on Etsy who may be wondering whether or not the platform is the best option for them and their business. Especially given the recent announcements regarding the increase in fees on the online marketplace, shop owners may be wondering whether another platform, like Shopify, might be a better fit for them.

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Shopify Multi Currency Using Bold Commerce
June 22, 2018

Shopify Multi Currency Using Bold Commerce

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Bento Abroad Series | IDEIA Co-Working Space - Lisbon
June 21, 2018

Bento Abroad Series | IDEIA Co-Working Space - Lisbon

During our remote work adventures, we will be visiting a variety of co-working spaces in Portugal, Switzerland, and Italy. Our first co-working space experience in Lisbon took place last week as we visited the 2 IDEIA coworking locations in the city.

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Staying Productive While Working From Home
June 11, 2018

Staying Productive While Working From Home

If you didn't catch our blog post, at the beginning of June the BentoSMB team went digital. Some of our team are working remotely in other countries, some in great local coworking spaces and others have chosen to work from their home office. A recent Shopify blog post about staying productive while working from home was a great resource for our team when settling into this new way of working so we wanted to put our own Bento spin on the topic.

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Remote Working Essentials
June 06, 2018

Remote Working Essentials

Going digital and remote working can be an amazing experience. Packing up and travelling to a new destination brings with it new opportunities for learning and networking. As we prepare to start out on our journey, we are putting together what we think are some essentials that will make our remote work life as smooth and seamless as possible.

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Internet for Digital Nomads | SkyRoam Review
June 01, 2018

Internet for Digital Nomads | SkyRoam Review

If you follow BentoSMB, you'll know that we are going digital. What this means exactly is something we cover in a previous blog post. In a nutshell, it involves travelling around the world while working and the idea of being digital nomads. Now, to be digital nomads you need a few things, primarily a computer and internet access. Sitting in coffee shops, AirBnB's, and co-working spaces works well, but when you are a little more remote or mobile, relying on finding a wifi hotspot can be rough.

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The Future of Shopify | Shopify Unite Recap
May 25, 2018

The Future of Shopify | Shopify Unite Recap

Members of the BentoSMB team recently took part in the dynamic and information-filled Shopify Unite conference in Toronto from May 7-9. With many exciting upgrades and enhancements to the platform around the corner, Shopify is quickly becoming the most efficient and important tool for e-commerce business. Here are a few of the updates to Shopify that we think will be the most important takeaways for our clients and partners.

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BentoSMB Is Going Digital!
May 17, 2018

BentoSMB Is Going Digital!

You may think it's weird for a business that does digital marketing and web development to be going digital. Shouldn't Bento already be digital? Well, to be honest, we are. Many of us work from home on a regular basis, some of us work from further abroad. With that, BentoSMB will be leaving our office on May 30th and will begin working remotely full time.

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