Top 10 most popular apps on Shopify (update in August 2017)

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In previous articles we looked at the Top 10 Shopify Marketing Apps To Earn More In 2017 and Top 10 Shopify Apps To Help Your Sales In 2017. In this article we provide a list ofmost popular apps for driving your overall Shopify e-commerce store performance.

Shopify app store offers ever increasing number of apps that serve these e-commerce categories: Product sourcing, Marketing, Sales, Social media, Shipping, Inventory, Accounting, Customer service, Reporting, Tools and Sales Channels.

As you can imagine, with such a big offer of apps, one can get lost and the selection of useful tools can be tricky.

We believe in the voice of the community and that is the reason why we looked at the apps which were rated with 5 stars by the users of Shopify. It seems that the most popular apps come from sales and marketing app categories. The majority of apps is offered for free, or at least, they come a with a free 2-week trial so you can experience their impact on your store and your sales tactics before purchasing.

Most popular apps on Shopify (August 2017)

1. Sales Pop - Popup to boost sales**

most popular apps on Shopify

Sales Pop is a successful app from Beeketing studio. This app can improve your store's conversions, customer motivation and add more sale energy to your site. Sales Pop helps display purchase activities on your store via real-time notification popups. Customers can see what other people are buying on your store, so they gain trust and motivation to buy your products.

Price: FREE

2. Privy - Free Email Popups With Exit Intent

Shopify app Privy

Privy's free suite helps you rapidly grow your email list from your Shopify store, social media channels, mobile, and in-store traffic with high converting pop-ups and offers with bulk coupon codes. Choose from dozens of high-converting, ready to use templates or fully customize the design of pop-ups, overlays, bars, banners, flyouts, etc. Connect with your current email service provider in seconds and start easily growing your email list with intent led pop-ups!

Price: From $0.00/ month

3. Free Shipping Bar Hextom


It is not a secret that consumers are likely to shop more when they are offered free shipping. Configure Free Shipping Bar by Hextom easily and setup custom free shipping offers to your visitors. Display the free shipping offer in a slide out bar, show progressive messages and track performance of each bar. Emojis in the bar messages make the whole experience even more fun.

Price: From $0.00/ month

4. Happy Customers - Free Promotion Bar


Establish customer's trust during the first couple of seconds. The Happy customers app, which has already more than 4000 installs, is a customizable bar which you can place either at the top or bottom of your website. The bar makes your store more legitimate and it tells your potential customers if and how many people make purchases in your store. Customize the bar and select the initial number of orders manually.

Price: FREE

5. Quick Announcement Bar by Hextom


Do you want to announce something exciting and keep your customers in the loop? Announcing your business updates, promotions, or special events helps to be closer to your customers and manage relationships with them better. Quick Announcement Bar is a fully responsive and customizable auto-display banner optimized for desktop, tablets, and phones. This app can have a high-impact result on our site, e.g. when running a sale or particular promotion.

Price: From $0.00/ month

6. Facebook Chat by Beeketing


Facebook is among the most popular social media that customers use, in fact, about 74% of shoppers are frequently active on Facebook. Quick Facebook Chat allows you to chat with personal Facebook profiles of potential customers, not just anonymous online accounts. This app is perfect if you want to get more personal, if you don't want to make your customers create support tickets and if you want to make it easy for them to chat on their mobile phones.

Price: FREE

7. Better Coupon Box - Free Email Popups


Improve your signups and turn visitors into email subscribers, social followers and convert visits into sales by displaying a coupon popup. Your customers will get a coupon code to purchase your products at a discount price. The coupons make your customers stay longer on your site and discover more of your products.

Price: From $0.00/ month

8. Points, VIP, Referral Programs by (Sweet Tooth)


When you reward customers, they are much more likely to return and purchase from you again. Why not running your own rewards program and increase revenue by increasing repeated purchases? Run rewards program for purchases, referrals, account registrations, social shares or followers, and birthday rewards and grow your email list with engagement.

Price: From $0.00/ month

9. Tracking & Delivery Updates by AfterShip

Aftership app

Keep your customers updated on the status of their delivery effortlessly. Track all your shipments in one place and give them the information they need. Tracking & Delivery Updates App by AfterShip helps you send messages to your customers from the moment when the package begins its journey, until the shipment is delivered. No more frustration with lost tracking information and finding out where your customer's order is.

Price: From $0.00/ month

10. Spin-A-Sale - Interactive Email Popup

Spin-A-Sale app

Online shopping can be fun! Give your customers an unique experience while gaining more subscribers. The Spin-a-Sale app displays a special prize wheel for visitors. When visitors enter their email address, the prize wheel spins and they win a random discount. Users from all around the world love the idea behind the app and they are most likely to use the coupon code which they won in Spin-a-Sale wheel.

Price: $4.99 – $9.99 / month

Extra tip for a new Shopify app

11. FutureMargin

FutureMargin by EvenPixel

We are happy to announce that our app FutureMargin was launched in the Shopify App store in July 2017. FutureMargin uses your historical data to recommend optimal prices for your products. Our app is perfect for any e-commerce store which is consistently selling at least a few dozen items per month. Improve your pricing strategies and profit for individual products or for collections.

Price: From $19.00 / month, Free trial: 14 days


We hope that you enjoyed this overview of the TOP 10 Shopify Apps in 2017 and that you will be able to better choose suitable apps for your store. We will be monitoring the best Shopify apps and regularly update this list.

About FutureMargin

FutureMargin is a pricing tool for evaluating and driving pricing strategies for ecommerce stores. Using historical sale, visitor and margin data, FutureMargin can be used to improve your e-shop product pricing and profit. Available integrations: Shopify and API.