News & Insights

In The News

Follow the media coverage of GoodCarts and our team.

Media Contact

Steven Clift, CEO
media@goodcarts.co
1.6GOODCART5

Photo of Woman Shopping On Tablet

Rewards For Conscious Consumers

In The News
GoodCarts CEO Steven Clift was interviewed by OurGoodBrands about our mission. Here are some excerpts. What is GoodCarts? GoodCarts is a new way for ethical and sustainable brands to gain new customers online. It’s like a digital version of coupons on the
Continue Reading
Photo of a reporter asking questions

A Network Of Socially Conscious Businesses

In The News
GoodCarts CEO Steve Clift was featured in this Forbes article by Devin Thorpe:  Ashoka Fellow Steve Clift leads a new social enterprise to link sustainable and social good companies at checkout. When customers check out from a member store, they see
Continue Reading

Insights

Trends, tactics and strategies for thriving in the impact economy.

Shopify Apps To Boost Sales

The GoodCarts Guide: 13 Shopify Apps To Boost Sales and Your Impact Mission

Community Based Marketing, Ethical Marketing, Insights
Shopify Apps to Boost Sales of Your Online Store Chances are, if you’re exploring GoodCarts, you’re familiar with the vast resources within the Shopify app store as well. Easy to install, Shopify apps can grow your sales at little to no
Continue Reading
Drive ROI and Community With GoodCarts’ New Shopify App

Drive ROI and Community With GoodCarts’ New Shopify App

Community Based Marketing, Insights, Introduce Goodcarts as a solution
GoodCarts’ new Shopify app lets mission-driven brands create coupons to nurture community and drive sustainable growth.   Growth is paramount for e-commerce businesses, but growing sustainably is a priority for mission-driven brands. This shift towards a sustainable future is particularly important when
Continue Reading
10.19.20-help-you-get-more-customers

Inside Look: How GoodCarts Helps You Get More Customers (for Free)

Community Based Marketing, Insights, Introduce Goodcarts as a solution
“Let’s make GoodCarts free,” Chris Dyksta, founder of GoodCarts. “Hmmm, say more,” I said. “Let’s drop commissions for impact brands and make GoodCarts 100% free just for them.” Wow, I thought, that will really change the GoodCarts equation from intriguing to astounding. Why would
Continue Reading
Story-Telling In Marketing

How to Master Storytelling in Marketing for your Small Business

Community Based Marketing, Ethical Marketing, Insights
At GoodCarts we have so many brands and products, so what sets brands apart isn’t so much about what your product is, but what your product does: how it helps in a broader context, how it makes someone feel.    Plastic straws
Continue Reading
New Customers via GoodCarts

Why Now and What's Next with GoodCarts Founder Chris Dykstra

Community Based Marketing, Insights
GoodCarts, as a mutually cooperative business model, has been brewing in Chris Dykstra’s mind since the early 1990s. Dykstra got his start in restaurants, landscaping, and screen printing––businesses that all turned into what was then called social entrepreneurship. At the time, Dykstra
Continue Reading
10 Powerful Shopify SEO Tips to Help You Get More Customers

10 Powerful Shopify SEO Tips to Get More Customers

Community Based Marketing, Insights
Superpower your Shopify store’s SEO strategy with these handy tips, and target shoppers that are ready to buy.  It’s a simple equation: more traffic means more sales.  The hard part is getting enough traffic in the first place, and this is where
Continue Reading
Sustainable Packaging

Sustainable Packaging for Ethical E-Commerce Stores

Community Based Marketing, Insights
As environmentally conscious businesses, we are often faced with difficult choices about how to maintain our sustainability, from our product to our packaging to in-store distributors. It is incredible to see organic, fair-trade tea or soap being sold as a
Continue Reading

Shining Examples of Brand Communities in Action

Community Based Marketing, Insights
In an increasingly digitized business environment, marketing research shows that consumers are opting to engage with brands that offer a more human experience—one that creates deep human connection. Human connection is established through culture and is built through opportunities to
Continue Reading
Photo of a unicorn amongst leaves

Sustainable Shopping Statistics

Insights
Liar, liar sustainable shopping stats on fire … but there is hope Preparing for my keynote at Sustainatopia, I dug into a very interesting global survey [PDF]. A whopping 66% of global consumers said they would pay more for sustainable products. That's great,
Continue Reading