Introducing Live Stream Shopping for Shopify

Introducing Live Stream Shopping for Shopify!6 min read

Channelize.io is back with yet another launch, and this time it’s really big! We’re thrilled to launch our “Live Shopping & Video Streams” app on the Shopify app store.

Live Shopping & Video Streams plugin

The power of Live Streaming Shopping is now available to thousands of Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) Stores on Shopify!

Shopify Stores can use this easy-to-install app to Enhance Product Experience, Boost Buyer Engagement, and Increase Sales and Conversions via Live Streaming and Video Commerce. From launching products to promoting them, Live Stream Shopping can help store owners to engage remotely with their buyers at scale, in a human way.

With this launch, we’ve brought our expertise in real-time engagement to Shopify Merchants. Our Live Shopping App aims to partner with them to boost their business. We strongly believe that Live Streaming Commerce is the new way of selling online and we want you to leverage its full potential.

Components of Live Shop

Three components will make up your Live Shop:

Shopify App: Provides a user interface for buyers.

Production/ Admin Dashboard: Enables your Store Admin to manage the Live Shop integrated within your Shopify Store, create Live Shopping Shows.

Host Apps: Enables the Host / Influencer / KOL / Brand Employee / Anyone you choose as Host for each show to go live and run that live shopping show.


How it works?

Store owners of any size – small or large – can now install our Live Stream Shopping App for Shopify from the Shopify app store, and achieve the following:

Create Shows & Events: For your store visitors and audience

Live Streaming Shows can be created and scheduled from the Dashboard. Event properties like Title & Description, Promotional Banner & Video, Date & Time, and Host details can be configured easily.

Each show can solve a different purpose for your brand, like:

  • Product Demonstration & Showcase
  • Product Launch
  • Educating customers and spreading awareness
  • Special Deals & Discounts
  • Influencer Marketing and Brand Advocacy
  • Entertaining content that keeps your target buyer audience engaged
  • Telling your brand story

If you Live Stream on Shopify using our Live Shopping App, it can be recorded to facilitate video commerce via playback. All shows can be shared on Social Media for better reach and results.

Buyer Interfaces: See Live, Upcoming, and Past Shows.

Buyers will be able to see a list of shows and click on anyone to view. All interfaces are well designed to maximize engagement and resultant sales. In our upcoming releases, we’ll be adding more sections for pages of Shopify stores.

Buyer Interfaces of Channelize.io Live Video Shopping Platform

Engage LIVE: Through Live Streaming and Chat.

Engage buyers and connect with them in real-time. Give your viewers the confidence to buy by using features like Pin Message, Product Spotlight, Live Chat with Quote Reply, and more. All new features will automatically be available to stores using our Live Stream Shopping Shopify app.

Engage LIVE with Channelize.io Live Shopping Platform

Promote & Enhance Product Experience: Choose & Promote products with every show.

Promote products from your store during the events. Deliver product/service information audibly and visually with real-time product demos, and gain customer mindshare. All chosen products will be available for easy buying with our Live Shopping Shopify app during the live stream or its recorded playback.

Engagement & Commerce Analytics – Analyze & Grow Sales: Enhance your sales funnel and boost revenue.

Make live streaming more impactful for your store with every show. Accelerate purchase decisions for your buyers and drive sales with data-based decision making.

Engagement & Commerce Analytics

Store admins can track their show performance, viewer information, and engagement for live as well as recorded shows. Moreover, the graphical representation of analytics allows admins to quickly interpret data, find better insights, and reap the benefits of analytics.

Channelize.io Live Stream Shopping Platform Dashboard

We are also introducing Commerce & Sales Analytics to the dashboard which will enable admins to track Add-to-cart Rates, Product View, Product Purchases, Sales and Conversions for live as well as recorded shopping shows.

Hosting Live Shopping Shows

Host Apps – iOS/Android

Hosts of your live streams could be you – the Store Owner, your Influencers, Brand Advocates, Employees, or anyone who can speak to your buyer audience about your brand & products, or deliver complementary content. Our broadcaster apps available for both iOS and Android are very easy to use and have innovative features like beautification filters, chat, etc to make your live streams successful.

Custom RTMP via Live Streaming Softwares

Live Shopping Shows can also be streamed using external cameras and professional videography setups via Live Streaming Softwares like OBS, vMix, Ecamm, etc.

Read More: Launching Custom RTMP Support for Live Stream Shopping.


Benefits of “Live Stream Shopping”

Using a Live Stream Shopping App is the new way of selling online. Live Video Shopping is a new way of selling. It helps you deliver better product experiences and buyer engagement that online shopping lacks. It can give your store the boost needed for growth and wider reach amongst buyers. The perks of Live Streaming Commerce that we are sharing below are not exhaustive, and there certainly are many more based on how you use it:

  • Improved conversion rates, session time, and buyer engagement
  • Increased repeat visits
  • Enhanced product experience and better customer mindshare
  • Gather real-time analytics during any event
  • Increased sales with accelerated purchase decisions
  • Higher net promoter score (NPS) and repeat customer rate
  • Lowered customer acquisition cost (CAC) and optimized advertising spends

Live streaming commerce & real-time engagement are here! Are you ready to take advantage?

Live streaming commerce and real-time buyer engagement are potential sources of innovation for businesses that will get you closer to your buyers and goals. Now you can leverage the power of Channelize.io and Shopify to build your brand and generate more revenue!

It’s totally a win-win situation!

As Live Stream Shopping continues to grow in popularity, brands pioneer the new technology to bridge the gap between the offline and online shopping experience by creating a “hybrid” format. Channelize.io Live Stream Shopping Platform has helped 200+ Brands across the globe to come closer to their customers, which is crucial to connect with existing customers and unlock future generations. Read our Client Stories to know more!

Channelize.io Live Stream Shopping Platform Clients

Getting Started

Adding Live Video Shopping to your Shopify store is plug and play, with no coding required. Once installed, create, manage, and broadcast your events effortlessly. Now is the time to get started, all you have to do is follow a few basic steps as mentioned below and start selling LIVE.

  • Installation of the App
  • Creating an Event
  • Adding Event Basics
  • Choosing Products
  • Adding a Host
  • Managing your Event
  • Going Live from Broadcaster App

You can also refer to our Step by Step Tutorial to go Live on Shopify to learn everything in depth and start selling LIVE or book a Free DEMO with us now.

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