Shopify Now Expands Shop Pay to Facebook and Instagram

February 19, 2021

Shopify Now Expands Shop Pay to Facebook and Instagram

Facebook and Instagram Shops are adding Shopify as a payment option which is assessed to build conversion rates by 1.72x.

All Shopify merchants selling on Facebook and Instagram would now be able to offer Shop Pay as a checkout option for customers.

Checking out with Shop Pay is supposed to be 70% quicker than a typical checkout, which is due in large part to how it pre-populates customer details like billing and shipping data.

When a customer uses Shop Pay interestingly their data is stored for future buys. Next time they checkout with Shop Pay they can speed through the process with a simple tap.

This marks the first time Shop Pay has been available outside of Shopify. For businesses, the development of Shop Pay means more sales and less abandoned carts.

In an investigation of 10,000 of the biggest Shopify traders with Shop Pay empowered it was discovered that checkouts experiencing Shop Pay have a normal checkout-to-order rate of 1.72x higher than those going through regular checkouts.

That number is significantly higher on mobile, where Shop Pay expands conversion rate by 1.91x.

“While Shop Pay’s conversion advantage is evident across both mobile and desktop, it is significantly improved on mobile, where Shop Pay checkouts convert at a 1.91x times higher than regular checkouts. This is a massive advantage for direct-to-consumer brands, where conversion on mobile can be the difference between making money or losing money.”

Shopify dealers can empower Shop Pay by following the steps laid out in the next section.

How to Enable Shop Pay

Shopify dealers can empower Shop Pay in a few simple steps:

  • From your Shopify admin, go to Settings > Payments.
  • In the Shopify Payments section, click Manage.
  • In the ACCELERATED CHECKOUTS section, check Shop Pay.
  • Click Save.

Now your customers can use Shop Pay to check out on your store.

In a declaration, Shopify announces the advantages Shop Pay has given to companies since it launched in 2017:

“With Shop Pay now available as a fast and secure payment option on Facebook, people also get access to industry-leading order tracking and carbon offsets from their deliveries.

Shop Pay helped buyers complete more than 137 million orders in 2020, and by the end of the year, had facilitated nearly $20 billion in cumulative GMV since its launch in 2017.“

Shop Pay will initially available to all Shopify merchants using checkout on Instagram in the US, and will be turned out to Facebook in the coming weeks.

When Shop Pay is available in Instagram and Facebook, users will actually want to discover tagged product in the application and add them to their cart.

At checkout they will have the option to choose Shop Pay as their favored payment provider among different choices, for example, Visa, debit card, and PayPal.

When the order is completed, customers can conveniently follow the progress using Shopify’s Shop application.

Shopify merchants in the US can sell products directly through Facebook and Instagram using tools that were presented a year ago. Shop Pay will consequently be empowered in Facebook and Instagram Shops if it’s empowered in the merchant’s main Shopify store.

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