This year's Black Friday is approaching, and it's always helpful to make sure your store is ready. The date of Black Friday 2021 is November 26, and Cyber Monday, November 29. To ensure you will get the most out of this once-in-a-year opportunity, you should use the right e-commerce tools. That's why Shopify compiled an official collection of handpicked apps for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021.
Apps are divided into five different categories, and you will find 15 apps in each category. To simplify it for you, we will list 4 apps per category, so 20 in total.
Best apps for discounts, sales, and limited‑time offers
In this category, you will find apps that will help you with your Black Friday promotion.
Simple Bundles & Kits
Simple Bundles & Kits is a great app to help you build bundles. A bundle combines existing products into a single line item (SKU), typically sold with a discount.
The app offers a free plan which is limited by 500 orders per month and 3 bundles.
Ali Reviews is a great app to collect reviews from your customers. The whole review is fully automated, and customers can submit reviews, including pictures, via email. You can then showcase the reviews on your store to motivate visitors to purchase.
The app has a free 7-day trial and starter plan for $9.90 per month, limited by 200 orders.
Product Recommendation Quiz (previously Octane AI)
If your customers are unsure which product is right for them, use the Product Recommendation Quiz app to ask them simple questions and recommend the perfect solution.
The app has a free 14-day trial and starter plan for $29 per month, limited to 500 engagements (quizzes).
Justuno Pop Ups
If you plan to run any special promotion during Black Friday, Justuno Pop Ups is a perfect solution to share it with your store visitors. You can create various pop-ups, banners, header bars, etc., promoting your marketing campaign.
The app is totally free for up to 5.000 monthly sessions but comes with a limited feature set. You need to upgrade to a pro plan that starts at $29 per month to unlock all features.