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Powerful Free Shipping Bar Squarespace App

Seamlessly integrate your sales strategies with the Free Shipping Bar App.

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Boost Sales

Incorporating a Free Shipping Bar App into an e-commerce platform significantly enhances sales by offering customers visible incentives and insights into shipping benefits.

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Enhance Customer Satisfaction

The Free Shipping Bar App increases customer satisfaction and loyalty by making the cost savings of free shipping clear and accessible, leading to more frequent purchases.

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Increase Average Order Value

The presence of a Free Shipping Bar App encourages customers to add more to their carts to meet the free shipping threshold, thus elevating the total transaction value.

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Higher Conversion Rates

A Free Shipping Bar App streamlines the purchasing process by clearly communicating free shipping options, leading to a higher rate of completed purchases.

Integrate Squarespace with Free Shipping Bar


Access your Squarespace dashboard and navigate to the Extensions area.


Search for Free Shipping Bar by Kaktus.


Click “Connect to site” to enable the app.


Configure your free shipping threshold and customize the bar’s appearance.


Choose where and when the bar will be displayed in your store.


Key Considerations for Implementing Free Shipping

Selective Free Shipping Criteria

Determining which orders qualify for free shipping is essential. Evaluate the shipping costs, profitability, and demand of your products, along with the impact on overall shipping and fulfillment expenses. This analysis will guide you in deciding whether to offer free shipping on all orders or to set specific criteria, such as certain products, locations, or a minimum order value.

Business Cost Implications

Free shipping can significantly increase your business costs, particularly if applied to all orders or in high-sales-volume scenarios. It's crucial to assess the effect on profit margins, considering if a price adjustment is necessary to absorb the shipping costs.

Customer Expectations and Impact

While free shipping can attract more customers, it's important to consider the long-term implications, such as setting unrealistic expectations. This could potentially make reintroducing shipping charges challenging in the future. Balancing customer attraction with realistic and sustainable shipping policies is key to a successful free shipping strategy.

Promotional Use of Free Shipping

Using free shipping as a promotional tool, such as offering it to new customers or recent email subscribers, can be a strategic move. This approach not only encourages first-time purchases but can also foster customer loyalty and repeat business, balancing out the cost implications of free shipping.

Main Advantages of a Free Shipping Bar

Boosting Sales

Increasing sales is a primary goal for any e-commerce site, and offering free shipping is an effective strategy to achieve this. For optimal results, consider conditional free shipping, such as making it available for orders over a certain amount. 

This can encourage customers to increase their purchase size to meet the free shipping threshold. Again, a free shipping bar can be instrumental in promoting and facilitating this strategy.

Mitigating Cart Abandonment

Cart abandonment is a major challenge in online retail, with studies indicating up to 70% abandonment rates. A significant reason for this is the added cost of shipping. By offering and clearly communicating free shipping, you can substantially lower the rate of cart abandonment. 

A well-implemented free shipping bar plays a crucial role in this, making customers aware of the benefit and thus potentially increasing your store’s average order value (AOV).

Gaining a Competitive Edge

In the highly competitive world of e-commerce, differentiating your store is key to success. Offering free shipping can provide you with an edge over competitors. This strategy, highlighted through a free shipping bar, can make your store more appealing to customers, setting you apart in a crowded marketplace.

Fostering Customer Loyalty

Building a base of loyal customers is essential for the longevity of any e-commerce business. Free shipping is a powerful tool in converting casual shoppers into devoted patrons. When customers know that they can consistently receive free shipping at your store, they're more likely to return and even recommend your store to others.

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