Increase the sales of your online store with these useful Magento plugins.

By Hipex | 30 juni 2020 |
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Every Magento online store needs extra functionality. Web stores must be faster, generate more sales and additional marketing functionality is required.

A fairly simple way to meet this need is to use Magento plugins.

Nevertheless, be careful when using and installing plugins.

If you install too many plugins, this can cause your Magento store to become a lot slower and take more and more time to maintain.

We have compiled a list for you with 11 Magento plugins that will help you increase the turnover of your shop.

Please note:these plugins are certainly not a must have, and are not suitable for every online store. This list is mainly intended for inspiration and to show what is possible.

Smartsupp live chat - Support | Customer Service | €0,- | ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

First of all, we have the Smartsupp live chat. This is a plugin with which you can integrate a live chat functionality on your website. This allows you to chat live with your website visitors.

The nice thing about the plugin is that it is user-friendly and the interface is very attractive. Visitors greatly appreciate this and although they will not all be using this, it indirectly inspires confidence.

The tool offers important features, including a mobile app and adding a logo to the chat box. You have a free basic version and, if you want more than 3 employee profiles, you have to buy the paid version.

Facebook chat by Meetanshi | Marketing | €0,- | ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Facebook Messenger has recently published a chat plugin as well. This lets you communicate live with potential customers via the company profile of your facebook page.

This feature has the great advantage that the conversations made can be saved via Facebook, and so you can continue the conversations when the website visitor has already left the site.

Moreover, the plugin also offers new targeting options for Facebook Ads.

So you are also offered a tool that offers the possibility to increase your reach and work on your brand awareness.

Poptin Smart Popups | On page | €0,- | ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This is an effective way to get the visitor's attention. They help you increase conversion and expand your mailing list, for example.

You can also change the mind of the fast website leaver to stay on your website. You have to make sure that you apply pop-ups the right way, if you don't do this, customers can easily experience this as annoying.

The free basic version has enough functionalities to work with. Think of various pop-up templates, a/b testing of your pop-ups, reports, advanced targeting options and much more.

The paid version brings you extras such as autoresponders, white label and you show the pop-ups to 10,000 visitors per month instead of 1000 in the free version.

Rich Snippet Suite | Marketing | $85,- | ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Increasing sales is of course not only about an online store that looks good. On the basis it's about attracting as many quality visitors as possible at all.

If you want to stand out in search engines such as Google, it can be a wise investment to install the Rich Snippets Suite plugin.

This Rich Snippet Suite extension adds extensive JSON mark-up to your online store. Within this extension you can easily enable or disable specific mark-ups. For the extensive product data, you can even add attributes such as description, brand, SKU, GTIN and more.

The price of this plugin is $ 85.

Follow Up Email Mirasvit | Marketing | $149 | ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Email marketing is still a proven effective strategy for increasing your sales.

With this plugin you can automate the process of email marketing. You actually integrate marketing automation in your Magento store. So if you do not want to subscribe to external marketing automation software, this plugin is a good alternative.

This plugin costs $ 149 and comes with the following features:

  • Abandoned Shopping Cart Reminder
  • Review reminder
  • Automatically email customers who have not been on your site for a long time
  • Send product recommendations
  • Automatic mailing when a customer has a birthday

Better Blog | On page | €0,- | ⭐⭐⭐

The Better Blog plugin from Mageplaza is a commonly used free plugin for Magento shops. It gives you the option to run a blog in addition to your online store.

Adding a blog to an online store can be a very good strategy to produce more relevant content and can serve as a backstop for a backlink strategy to increase your SEO game.

With this extension it is also possible to use the import function to transfer blogs from, for example, WordPress to your blog on your Magento Shop.

Instagram Integration | Marketing | $169 | ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

The next plugin is called Instagram Integration and costs $ 169. Online shopping via social media is becoming increasingly popular. With this plugin you can connect your social media channels in various ways.

Instagram is one of, if not the most popular social platform at the moment. With this extension you link the products from your online store to images on social media. It is also possible to link your instagram feed to your online store.

Featured Products | On page | €0,- | ⭐⭐⭐⭐

With this free plugin you can put products selling well or products with a lot of margin in the spotlight on any page of your online store.

It is very easy to add to the online store and includes:

  • Simple on / off option
  • Completely open-source code.
  • Easy to configure settings
  • Show the product slider on a cms page or a template file.
  • Suitable for multi-store

Automatic Related Products | Marketing | $299 | ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

With this plugin you show related products on other pages in the online store (for example in blog articles). This keeps the visitor's attention and gives them the opportunity to click through to a related product.

The plugin is easy to set up and you determine the look and feel yourself! It speeds up and simplifies related product management:

  • Save time - flexible rule conditions allow the automatic creation of appealing related product blocks for products
  • Increase sales by making effective use of upsells and cross-sells
  • Extensive statistics available, so you know what works and what doesn't

The plugin is relatively expensive at $ 299. However, when you implement this correctly it shouldn’t be too hard to earn it back in our opinion.

Product Image Enhancements | On page | $25.00 | ⭐⭐⭐⭐

If your product photos are very important then you should definitely check out the Product Image Enhancements plugin.

This plugin costs $25, is pretty basic at the bottom, but potentially great value. You can use this to add a carousel and zoom option to the product photos.

Details are important for many products. With this plugin you ensure that customers can zoom in more on these details and make a better choice.

The more uncertainty you remove during the visitor's orientation phase, the greater the chance that they will eventually order something from you.

YotPo Reviews | Marketing | €0,- | ⭐⭐⭐

Yotpo is an effective marketing tool with advanced solutions for customer reviews, visual marketing, loyalty and referrals.

With Yotpo you use social proof to increase trust and sales. It helps you collect reviews, customer content such as photos or FAQs. You then publish this collected information in places where you want to convince visitors to become a customer.

This plugin helps you to collect so-called user generated content and publish it on your online store.