Last Chance to Enter the 2014-2015 Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards

Last Chance to Enter the 2014-2015 Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards

 

Attention, attention all ecommerce designers, cool cats, and fresh princes. This is the final call for our 2014-2015 Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards!

Over the past four months, we’ve been collecting hundreds of supafly submissions from ecommerce designers all over the globe. But at long last, the deadline to enter our Design Awards is almost here.

If you’ve built a show-stopping, head-turning, mind-bending, or eye-popping original design for a Shopify store, you have until August 31 to enter it into the ecommerce design throwdown of the year.

What’s in it for me?

Not only will you earn mad street cred, but the top ecommerce designer will walk away with $5,000 USD and a feature story on the Shopify Partner Blog.

Second and third place contestants will win $1,000 USD and $500 USD respectively, and five honourable mentions will be featured on this blog.

Winners will be selected based on the overall aesthetics, creativity, and usability of the site. For full contest details about our judges, prizes, and competition rules, head on over to our competition announcement, or check out our official terms and conditions.

How to enter

First of all, you need a Shopify Partners account, which you can set up here for free. Once that’s done, you can enter the 2014-2015 Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards through your Partner Dashboard. There are three ways to do so:

For stores you’re about to launch:

When creating a development store, click the opt-in button at the bottom of the “Create a Development store” form.

For stores you’ve already launched:

Click on the Design Awards banner at the top of your Partner Dashboard and submit the URL of a site you’ve already launched.

For stores that are marked as ineligible:

If you’re not permitted to submit your store through your Partner Dashboard, but you have a case as to why you think your store should be eligible, send an email with details to courtney@shopify.com.

Resource round-up

Here are some resources to help you rise to the top in the final weeks of the competition:

How to Build a Winning Ecommerce Design: An Interview with Vitaly Friedman

Announcing the 2014-2015 Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards

Simple Tricks to Increase Your Creativity

Finally, check out our #partnerpicks on Twitter for weekly ecommerce design inspiration.

And remember:

You only got one shot. Do not miss your chance to blow. Opportunity only comes once in a lifetime, yo.

- Eminem

 

Don’t delay. Enter the Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards today!

About the Author

Gillian is a Partner Marketer for the Shopify Partner Program. She likes Oxford commas and owns four different copies of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.

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