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13 Shopify apps that will help you grow in 2022

13 Shortlisted Shopify apps that help you grow your e-commerce business in 2022

Let's navigate the Shopify jungle and find the Shopify apps that will help you the most in 2022! 

There are currently more than 6000 Shopify apps in the app store. We have shortlisted one Shopify app per problem/situation to make the list easier to digest. 

To be featured on this list, Shopify apps must meet all of the following criteria

  • Outstanding app support (based on App store reviews)
  • Available to get started without talking to sales staff
  • Public pricing that is easily available
  • Offers free trial or a free plan

Marketing 101: Do Email Marketing

Have you ever wondered how you can reach out to customers and subscribers continuously?
Look no further! Klaviyo is one of Shopify's most popular apps and the go-to app for email marketing. Their Shopify app lets you automate your email and SMS-marketing through flows.

Length of free trial: No free trial
Price:
Pricing based on number of email contacts. Free up to 250 contacts.
Link to Shopify app:
Klaviyo: Email Marketing & SMS

Increase revenue with Post-Purchase Upsell

A visitor just became a customer and finished their purchase. What's next? Give them an offer they cannot resist and increase the order value!

With Checkout Promotions you can increase revenue by offering upsells to customers in the checkout and through post-purchase emails. The best part is that these purchases only take ONE click to complete.

App info

Length of free trial: 7 days
Cheapest plan:
Free plan available
Recommended plan:
Growth at $15/month + $0.02 per order shown a promotion (after first 250 per month)
Link to Shopify app:
Checkout Promotions & Upsells

Inspire with photos from your customers

Are looking for creative and inspiring photos and videos to use on your website? By inviting your customers to share photos and videos of your products, you can tap into a continuous source of inspiring, genuine, and creative content. The best part? Your customers are most likely already sharing this content.

Use Cevoid Shopify app to collect customer content, ensure the rights to use it, and showcase it on your website. With only a few clicks you can build inspiring galleries filled with content from customers showing how they use your products!

App info

Length of free trial: 14 days
Cheapest plan:
Instagram Shop at $9/month
Recommended plan:
Standard at $99/month
Link to Shopify app:
Cevoid: Visual UGC

Allow Customers to customize your products

In our latest blog post about Gen Z, we found research that showed that 55% of Gen Z would like the option to design and own a unique version of the products they buy.

With MyCustomizer's app, you will be able to build a product customizer without writing any code. This way you can give customers the option to create their version of your product and include upcharge options to increase sales.

App info

Length of free trial: 14 days
Cheapest plan: Essential at $0/month and 2.9% transaction fee
Recommended plan: Pro at $79/month and 1.9% transaction fee
Link to Shopify app: Best Product Customizer by MyCustomizer

Increase Customer LTV with subscriptions


With Skio Subscriptions you can sell your products on a subscription basis. This allows you to expand your Life Time Value and create a more comfortable life for you and your customers:

  • Your customers receive the products they love on a recurring basis
  • You can predict your revenue
  • You order the correct amount based on better forecasts

App info

Length of free trial: 60 days
Only plan: $299/month and 1% + 20¢ transaction fee, 3% of group revenue
Link to Shopify app: Skio Subscriptions

Out of stock? Sell Gift cards!

So the Suez crisis escalated into a Christmas supply chain crisis and you are low on stock before Christmas?

Make sure to give your customers the option to purchase Gift Cards with Govalo's Shopify app. They have improved the digital gift card experience and you don't have to be ashamed of sending gift cards anymore!

App info

Length of free trial: 7 days
Cheapest plan:
Essential at $0/month + 2.9% total gift card value
Recommended plan:
Premium $50/month + 2.6% total gift card value
Link to Shopify app:
Govalo | Gift Cards

Create your version of e-commerce documents

In a great shopping experience, even the less exciting stuff needs to be top-notch!
Forsberg Plus Two's templates let you create, style, and customize all documents a successful Shopify store needs, including return documents, receipts, packing slips, and much more.

App info

Length of trial: 14 days
Cheapest plan:
Free plan available
Recommended plan:
Unlimited plan at $10/month
Link to Shopify app:
Order Printer Pro

Provide Social Proof with Reviews

In most businesses, ratings and reviews from other customers are a hygiene factor. Customers expect to find a specific share of positive reviews before feeling comfortable making a purchase.

Junip makes it super easy to retrieve and use reviews. The best part? Their Shopify app for reviews generates more reviews with fewer clicks compared to their competitors!

App info

Length of free trial: 14 days
Cheapest plan:
Free plan available (for stores with <50 orders/month)
Recommended plan: Standard at $74/month
Link to Shopify app:
Junip ‑ Product Reviews & UGC

Reward customers that refer your brand

Your customer is happy about their latest purchase, they have shared a UGC photo and a review, so what's next?
Invite customers to your referral program that rewards them if they use the power of word-of-mouth marketing!

Referral Candy's Shopify app lets you create and automate a referral program that will give your customers the incentives to keep promoting your brand.


App info

Length of free trial: 30 days
Cheapest plan:
Premium at $49/month + commissions
Recommended plan:
Premium at $49/month + commissions
Link to Shopify app:
Referral Candy

Help customers when they need it

Your customer is having a hard time deciding and will leave your site in 3...2...1... if they don't find a way to get help.
What do you do? Hide an info@ email address 5 clicks away or make it easy for your customer to get help?

With Re:amaze you will be able to create FAQs, articles, and foremost offer a Live chat. This way your customers will have several options to find the help they need, including finding the information themself and chatting directly with your team.


App info

Length of free trial: 14 days
Cheapest plan:
Basic at $29/month per team member
Recommended plan:
Pro at $49/month per team member
Link to Shopify app:
Reamaze Live Chat & Helpdesk

Track and analyze profits, LTV, and more key metrics

Yes, with enough time (and knowledge) you can compile all your data in a spreadsheet to see these metrics, but why would you?
Lifetimely allows you to collect data from several sources and creates P&L and LTV reports for you.
Use your time to analyze the results and plan actions instead of compiling the report!


App info

Length of free trial: 14 days
Cheapest plan:
Basic at $19/month
Recommended plan:
Pro at $49/month
Link to Shopify app:
Lifetimely: Profit & LTV

Allow customers to book appointments

This Shopify app is not for everyone but it's THE ONE for those who want to offer appointments!
1:1 appointments can help brands that sell more high-end products and customized products.

SidePanda has made it really easy to offer customers the opportunity to book Appointments while they are on your Shopify Store.

App info

Length of free trial: No free trial available
Cheapest plan:
Free plan available
Recommended plan:
Pro at $12/month (Additional charges for text notifications)
Link to Shopify app:
Appointo by SidePanda

Survey what customers think and how you can improve

Stop doing developing your business on your own!

Your customers know what they want, invite them to share their opinion and they'll point out your weaknesses and suggest how you can improve.
Set up surveys with Kno Commerce and ask your customers and visitors what they think and how you can improve and evolve your business.

App info

Length of free trial: 14 days
Cheapest plan: Free plan available
Recommended plan: Analyst at $99/month
Link to Shopify app: Kno Surveys & Attribution

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