It always amazes me how many Shopify store owners spend thousands of dollars buying a drop shipping course to learn the ins and outs of the business, start their store and fail to implement a high converting Shopify theme for their store. Today I’m going to show you 3 of the best converting Shopify themes for 2018 with my buyers guide.
There is a ton of premium Shopify themes online and while most of them load quick and might look great, they are not optimized for conversions, i.e. they probably look awful on mobile/tablet devices and don’t make it simple to checkout and upsell your customers.
Best Converting Shopify Themes
After personally creating many Shopify stores, I made lots of sales but I had a major problem. I wanted higher conversions. After much research I found Franklin Hatchett’s theme, eCom Turbo that was created from the ground up and integrates with the best high converting apps and features right through the theme installer. You don’t need 12 different third party apps as they are all included in eCom Turbo.
Everything about eCom Turbo is customizable and it looks great on both mobile and desktop devices. The biggest benefit to this theme is having the title, photos, price and buy now button above the fold on mobile, so no scrolling is required for your consumers. It really does boost your conversions from day one!
eCom Turbo is currently priced from $97 for a single store through to $147 for unlimited licenses. If you’re planning on building out quite a few stores over the next year then the unlimited package is definitely the way to go. It’s one time fee so no monthly or yearly renewal fees are payable.
Version 2 has recently launched (June 2018) and claiming to power over 3,800 Shopify themes, booster theme is a new theme that works in a very similar way to eCom Turbo. They offer a highly optimized theme accompanied by 10 different apps that install right out of the installer and you can enable or disable the ones you require. The entire package can be customized and tailored to how you want your store to look.
The theme looks stunning on both mobile and desktop with the title, image, pricing and buy button appearing above the fold on mobile ensuring your visitors don’t have to scroll up or down to find the most important information before adding to the cart.
Booster theme is much more pricey than eCom Turbo but if you’re looking for the dogs bollocks of Shopify conversion themes then the single license of $197 is perfect with additional licenses costing $497 for 3.
It looks great and is one of the most popular drop ship themes on the market but comes at a much higher price tag costing $197 for a single site license and $394 for a three site license. Unfortunately there isn’t an unlimited site license, yet anyway.
The main selling point is how awesome it actually looks on mobile and has been specifically optimized for the platform and could rival a professional e-commerce store with a multi million dollar budget. I actually think the theme looks very similar to the Adidas website. It can be customized to your desires.
Some of the best features include the announcement bar with CTA buttons, the shipping rates and the ability to do so much with the checkout such as hiding add to cart buttons, popping the cart and adding trust badges. All fonts, colors and images can easily be added.
Custom features are very similar to eCom Turbo and include a page builder, currency switcher, countdown timer, deal of the day widget, newsletter popup, announcement popup, upsell popups and an integration with Uploadery which allows customers to attach files with their orders.
Konversion Theme also integrates with a ton of plugins they have created themselves including Automatic Discount, Ultimate Upsell, Milestones, Warden, Carter and Motivus applications which you can buy as premium addons through the marketplace.
Read my full review on Konversion theme.
Shoptimized Theme – $127
Shoptimized is the one of the best custom Shopify themes offering high conversions. It’s built for mobile first because that’s where the majority of your traffic comes from and because it’s based on a mobile-friendly and responsive template, it offers lightning-fast load times to help improve your search engine results and also conversions.
The template was built and developed by conversion Rate Expert, Bradley Long who architected this premium Shopify theme to include all the elements proven to drive higher conversions, sales and profits. It’s definitely a theme that most people consider when they are looking for the best converting theme for Shopify.
The cost is very similar to eCom Turbo however has recently been increased now costing $127 for the 1 site license and $297 for the 10 store license. All licenses include all features which also include the 10 additional apps that install right out of the box, very similar to the other themes mentioned on this post.
In order to get the best converting Shopify theme for 2019 you’re going to need to invest some money into your business. If you’re running FB ads then paying $100-$300 for a good Shopify theme is a crucial part of your business and something you should seriously consider. If you’re happy with low conversions then sticking to one of the free themes is probably your best option. Read individual reviews:
Rhys is the owner and chief editor at Im Rhys and is living in Chisinau, Moldova. With over 15 years experience in eCommerce and Affiliate Marketing he has started many successful 6 and 7 figure businesses. After successes with USA and China dropshipping, he expanded into building 70+ micro affiliate websites in 30 different niches that generate money on autopilot. He now helps his wife to run her social media agency as well as travelling the world at every opportunity.